City receives grant to repave streets in south Clovis

CNJ Staff The city received about $350,000 Tuesday from the state to repave several streets in the south Clovis area, according to a city press release. The city applied for the Community Block Grant to fund street improvements for low-income residential areas. Public works director Harry Wang said the city hoped to get about $500,000 […]

Blackmon earns MVP honors

CNJ staff Former Clovis High standout Brittany Blackmon closed out her two-year career at South Plains College in Levelland, Texas, by earning most valuable player honors for the 2007-08 Western Junior College Athletic Conference basketball season. Blackmon, who helped Clovis High to a 30-0 record and the Class 5A girls state championship in 2005, averaged […]

TexAnns keep Zias reeling in South play

CNJ staff STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State punched over the game’s only runs in the bottom of the fifth and the TexAnns kept Eastern New Mexico University struggling in Lone Star Conference South Division play Friday with a 2-0 victory. Brooke Saulters (4-6) pitched a four-hit shutout for Tarleton (10-14, 2-2 South), which handed the […]

Campaigns are first for YouTube

By Steven Greenhut: Guest Columnist After speaking to a group of veterans in South Carolina last April as part of his “Straight Talk Express,” Sen. John McCain was asked by an audience member when the United States would send an “airmail message to Tehran.” The senator stopped for a moment, then reminded the audience of […]

Redman-Trotter, Northcutt honored

RICHARDSON, Texas — Senior guard Justin Redman-Trotter has been selected to represent Eastern New Mexico University on the All-Lone Star Conference South Division second team in voting by division coaches released Wednesday by the conference office. Meantime, ENMU’s women were represented on the South’s honorable mention list by freshman guard Tori Northcutt. Redman-Trotter, a senior […]

Angelo State cruises past Hounds

CNJ staff SAN ANGELO, Texas — Junior guard Maso Hamilton came off the bench for 19 points Saturday night and Angelo State cruised to an 83-49 Lone Star Conference South Division men’s victory over Eastern New Mexico. Junior forward Denell Stephens added 15 points and nine rebounds for the Rams (15-10, 4-6 South), who scored […]

Texas Woman’s posts win over Zias

CNJ staff DENTON, Texas — Texas Woman’s held Eastern New Mexico University to one field goal over the first 16 1/2 minutes of the second half Thursday and the Pioneers pulled away to a 65-48 Lone Star Conference South Division women’s victory. Freshman point guard Tiandrea Dixon scored 15 points and dished out six assists […]

Zias get first win in South

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CNJ courtesy photo: John Vestal ENMU freshman Patricia Malouff puts up a shot against Texas A&M-Kingsville guard Ali Scott in Saturday’s Lone Star Conference South Division women’s game at Greyhound Arena. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — A hot hand early and some toughness late helped the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball […]

Tucumcari teen dies in accident

CNJ staff A Tucumcari teen died Saturday morning in a one-vehicle accident in eastern De Baca County, according to State Police Lt. Cleo Baker. Robert Marquez, 15, was driving a 1986 Jeep Cherokee south on N.M. 252 about 10 miles south of House around 8 a.m. when the vehicle left the road and rolled over […]

LSC releases baseball, softball polls

CNJ staff RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University has been picked 10th in the 12-team Lone Star Conference in baseball and fifth in the seven-team LSC South Division in softball in preseason polls released by the conference office. The polls were voted on by coaches, sports information directors and various media representatives. The LSC […]

Obama wins South Carolina in racially charged primary

By David Espo and Charles Babington: The Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — Barack Obama routed Hillary Rodham Clinton in the racially-charged South Carolina primary Saturday night, regaining campaign momentum in the prelude to a Feb. 5 coast-to-coast competition for more than 1,600 Democratic National Convention delegates. Former Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina was running […]

Javs beat Hounds in South opener

CNJ staff KINGSVILLE, Texas — Texas A&M-Kingsville went on an 18-7 run over the final 5 1/2 minutes of the first half and defeated Eastern New Mexico University 74-65 Wednesday night in the Lone Star Conference South Division men’s opener for both teams. Senior center Stephen Story came off the bench for 15 points to […]

Romney wins Michigan GOP primary

By Liz Sidoti and Glen Johnson: The Associated Press DETROIT — Mitt Romney scored his first major primary victory Tuesday in his native Michigan, a win he desperately needed to give his weakened candidacy new life and set the stage for a wide-open Republican showdown in South Carolina in just four days. Romney was the […]

Dec. 12, 1974

“Children and matches” was the fire department’s tentative ruling as the cause of a fire that occurred in a storage shed in the 1400 block of South Prince Street. … The State Highway Department was preparing to synchronize newly installed traffic lights at the E. Mabry and Norris Street intersections. … An electrophonic 72-inch console, […]

Mustangs throttle Hounds

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson ENMU running back Tim Hammett drags Midwestern State defensive back Darius Bortters into the end zone in the third quarter for the Greyhounds’ only score in Saturday’s 63-7 Lone Star Conference South Division loss to the Mustangs. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer BLACKWATER DRAW — There wasn’t much to […]

Mustangs seeking playoff berth

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer With four of their six rivals in the Lone Star Conference South Division ranked in the top 25 nationally, virtually every game is a major challenge for the Eastern New Mexico University football team. That’s what helps make last week’s 38-35 loss at Texas A&M-Kingsville a little hard to […]

Hounds seek win at Kingsville

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo Tarleton State running back Michael Sampson follows a block from guard Michael Jones (61) for a short touchdown run during last week’s game with Eastern New Mexico University at Blackwater Draw. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Eastern New Mexico University football team knew things would get pretty tough […]

Texans prove too big for Greyhounds

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo ENMU freshman defensive back Charles Allen, right, forces Tarleton State receiver Shamarr Prentice out of bounds during the first half of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference South Division game at Greyhound Stadium. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer BLACKWATER DRAW — Going into Saturday’s Lone Star Conference South Division clash against […]

No. 10 Buffs trample Hounds

CNJ staff CANYON, Texas — Unlike the previous two years, there was no real suspense in Saturday’s Wagon Wheel clash between Lone Star Conference South Division rivals Eastern New Mexico University and West Texas A&M. Junior quarterback Keith Null threw for 339 yards and three touchdowns and running back Keithon Flemming rushed for 145 yards […]

Hounds take on Angelo State

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Eastern New Mexico University senior running back Kyle Harris looks for running room during a game against East Central last month at Greyhound Stadium. ENMU hosts Angelo State at 2 p.m. today in the school’s homecoming game. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University football […]