No. 7 RiverHawks turn back Zias

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CLARENCE PLANK: Portales News-Tribune Zias sophomore guard Tara Johnson dribbles the ball down the court while calling out the offensive play for the Zias. Clarence Plank PORTALES — Northeastern State, ranked seventh in NCAA Division II in the USA Today ESPN poll, used its stingy defense to turn back Eastern New Mexico University 55-45 on […]

RiverHawks outlast Hounds in overtime

CNJ staff TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Junior wide receiver Trey McVay caught a 30-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Kenny Davis on Northeastern State’s first play in overtime, giving the RiverHawks a 43-40 Lone Star Conference North victory on Saturday over Eastern New Mexico and at least a share of the division title. McVay caught three TD […]

RiverHawks post soccer sweep over ENMU

CNJ staff PORTALES — Josue Garcia scored the deciding goal in the 78th minute on Sunday, and Northeastern State edged Eastern New Mexico University 4-3 in Lone Star Conference men’s soccer at the ENMU pitch. The RiverHawks completed a sweep of the LSC doubleheader after edging ENMU 2-1 in overtime in the women’s matchup. Freshman […]

RiverHawks complete sweep of ENMU

CNJ staff TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Eastern New Mexico University baseball team put itself squarely behind the 8-ball in the race for a Lone Star Conference tournament berth. Northeastern State completed a devastating four-game sweep of the Hounds on Saturday, routing ENMU 11-0 and 12-1 behind three-hit pitching performances by Jason Travis (1-1) and Josh […]

RiverHawks top ENMU twice by run

Freedom New Mexico TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team saw leads of five runs in the first game and four in the second get away on Friday and the Greyhounds suffered damaging 8-7 and 7-6 Lone Star Conference baseball losses to Northeastern State. ENMU (21-24, 19-19 LSC) started the day in a […]

Hounds split with Riverhawks

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Freedom New Mexico: Mickey Winfield Eastern New Mexico University senior catcher Freddy Carmona connects on a base hit early in the second game of a Greyhound baseball doubleheader against Northeastern State University Saturday. Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team got off to a good start in Lone Star Conference play over the […]

Hounds take pair from RiverHawks

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University put together rallies in both games Friday to sweep a pair of Lone Star Conference baseball games from Northeastern State at Greyhound Field. In the opener, ENMU (6-2 2-0 LSC) got a three-run triple from second baseman Chris Eaton in the sixth to rescue a 5-3 win […]

RiverHawks snap Hounds win streak

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Freedom New Mexico: Tony Bullocks Greyhound junior Kelvin Franklin slips between Northeastern State University senior Ben Rovenstine, left, and junior Ralph Monday during Thursday’s night game at Greyhound Arena. By Dave Wagner, Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — Guard Aaron Arango hit 8-of-12 shots from 3-point range and scored 26 points Thursday night, lifting Northeastern State […]

Northeastern State posts win over Zias

CNJ staff TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Junior guard Lindsey Sams went 6-for-8 from the field and scored 19 points, leading four Northeastern State starters in double figures as the RiverHawks posted a 77-67 victory over Eastern New Mexico University Thursday night in a Lone Star Conference women’s crossover game. Northeastern State (3-5) built a 20-point lead […]

Hounds drop OT decision to RiverHawks

CNJ staff TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Junior guard Ricky Branham hit a go-ahead 3-pointer early in overtime and Northeastern State pulled away for a 77-68 Lone Star Conference men’s crossover victory over Eastern New Mexico University Thursday night. The Greyhounds (2-6), losing their fifth game in a row, dug themselves out of a 17-point, first-half hole […]