Kingsville holds on late to edge Hounds

CNJ staff KINGSVILLE, Texas — Redshirt freshman quarterback David Garza threw for 310 yards and five touchdowns and Texas A&M-Kingsville held on late for a 38-35 victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday night in a Lone Star Conference South Division football game. The Javelinas (2-7, 1-3 South) ended an 11-game division losing streak […]

Hounds won’t stop running

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — The Lone Star Conference’s top rushing team in 2004, Eastern New Mexico University expects to put together another potent flexbone attack next fall despite the graduation of quarterback Steven Hinson. ENMU averaged just over 220 rushing yards a game last year led by the elusive Hinson, who […]

Hounds trying to rebuild defensive line

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Brandon Harper, right, tries to make a defensive stop on running back Less Long during a drill in Thursday’s ENMU football practice. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — With all four starters lost to graduation, it’s almost like starting over for Eastern New Mexico University defensive line coach Todd Wallis. […]

Hounds have three-way battle for QB

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Finding a replacement for two-year starter Steven Hinson at quarterback is one of the top priorities during Eastern New Mexico University’s spring practice. It figures to be a three-way battle between redshirt sophomore Michael Benton of Everman, Texas, redshirt freshmen Matt Palmer of Lovington and Rocky Hartline of […]