Lady Cats fall to Canyon

CNJ staff CANYON, Texas — The third time didn’t prove to be the charm for the Clovis High girls basketball team. The Lady Wildcats came into Tuesday’s game against Canyon with consecutive wins over the Lady Eagles in each of the last two seasons. But they couldn’t make it three straight on Tuesday, falling 57-47. […]

Four Hounds earn spring honors

CNJ staff Eastern New Mexico University’s Tyler Hayes, who flirted with a .400 batting average until the final weekend of the season, has been chosen the Lone Star Conference South Division’s freshman of the year in baseball for the 2004 season. The third baseman from Houston finished with a team-high mark of .387 and was […]

Zias swept in season-ending series

CNJ STAFF KINGSVILLE, Texas — Sophomore Tori Johnson pitched her first shutout of the season while senior Robyn Jensen hurled her third complete game of the weekend Saturday as Texas A&M-Kingsville completed a four-game Lone Star Conference South Division softball sweep of Eastern New Mexico University with 8-0 and 6-2 victories. The Javelinas (31-24, 10-8 […]

Zias salvage split at Panhandle State

CNJ staff GOODWELL, Okla. — Runs were at a premium in Tuesday’s non-conference softball doubleheader between Eastern New Mexico and Oklahoma Panhandle State. The Zias scored a two-out run in the third inning and held on for a 1-0 win in the nightcap after the host Lady Aggies posted a 1-0 win in the opener. […]

TexAnns take four from Zias

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Zia shortstop Misty Torrez (left) and center fielder Blair Campbell are unable to make the play on the ball in the first game of Friday’s doubleheader against Tarleton State. Photo by Kevin Wilson By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Perhaps, first-year Eastern New Mexico University softball coach Kevin Blaskowski mused, the Zias should just play in […]

Zias play UNM tough, but drop 1-0 decision

CNJ STAFF ALBUQUERQUE — The New Mexico Lobos pushed over an unearned run in the bottom of the sixth Tuesday afternoon to get past Eastern New Mexico University 1-0 in women’s softball at Lobo Field. Three UNM pitchers combined on a three-hit shutout against the Zias (10-27), who lost for the 12th time in 13 […]

Zias end 10-game skid

CNJ staff ABILENE, Texas — Maegan Rhoten hurler a three-hitter and right fielder Kyleigh Harris drove in the winning run Monday as Eastern New Mexico snapped a 10-game losing streak. Harris’ singled capped a two-run fifth inning as Eastern beat Abilene Christian 3-2 in the opener of a Lone Star Conference South doubleheader. Heather Cochran […]

ACU sweeps doubleheader from Zias

CNJ STAFF ABILENE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s woes continued on Sunday as the Zias were swept by Abilene Christian 6-2 and 7-0 in Lone Star Conference South Division softball. Allison Crouse (3-3) pitched both ends of the twin bill for the Wildcats (13-23, 4-6 South). She allowed just 13 hits all day — […]

Texas Woman’s sweeps struggling Zias

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ENMU catcher Liz Navarro can’t handle the relay as Texas Woman’s Sarah White scores during the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader at Zia Softball Field. Photo by Kevin Wilson By Dave Wagner PORTALES — After losing extra-inning openers in back-to-back four-game division series at home against Angelo State and Texas Woman’s, both weekends took a […]

Zias beaten twice by Angelo State

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Eastern New Mexico University junior Kyleigh Harris slides head first into home plate as she is safe to tie Angelo State in extra innings of their first game Friday in Portales. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Finally getting to play at home for the first time more than six weeks wasn’t […]