Henry, Robert

Services: Have been held. Robert Charles “Bob” Henry, 76, of Panhandle, Texas, died Monday, March 14, 2005 in Dallas. He was born in Center, Okla., and graduated from Amarillo High School in 1947. He graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma and earned a master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma. He spent 37 years as a coach, […]

Resilient Zias victorious again

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Laci Lee shoots a second-half jumper over Southwestern Oklahoma’s Dru Tomaszewski. Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson By Dave Wagner: CNJ Newspapers PORTALES — Trailing by 11 points with 16 1/2 minutes left, Eastern New Mexico University didn’t exactly have the Southwestern Oklahoma Lady Bulldogs right where they wanted them. Then the Zias went to a 2-3 […]

Eastern returns home after losses

Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Shawn Scanlan says the Greyhounds are still trying to hit their stride. With undefeated Cameron and Southwestern Oklahoma coming to town for Lone Star Conference crossover games, he hopes they get on track quickly. Cameron men’s and women’s teams will be at […]

East Central relies on defense

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University and East Central Oklahoma turned in performances last weekend that both hope to build on when the teams meet in a 5 p.m. (MDT) Lone Star Conference crossover football game on Saturday at Ada, Okla. The Greyhounds trounced Southwestern Oklahoma 39-0 for veteran coach […]

ENMU’s Elliott earns 200th win — finally

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Greyhound defensive back Corey White trips up Southwestern Oklahoma State wide receiver Danny Howard in the second quarter of Saturday’s game at Greyhound Stadium. Freedom Newspapers photo by Kevin Wilson By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers BLACKWATER DRAW — If you’re going to get a milestone win, Eastern New Mexico University football coach Bud Elliott’s 200th […]

Eastern’s inability to stop first two opponents has coaching staff puzzled

Dave Wagner PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University has displayed a potent offense while Southwestern Oklahoma has relied on its defense two games into the season. But both teams are off to 0-2 starts, and veteran coaches Bud Elliott of ENMU and Paul Sharp of Southwestern are looking for the other side of the ball […]

Hounds eliminated from LSC tournament

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Eastern New Mexico University junior Travazz Buckley can’t corral a rebound during Tuesday’s Lone Star Conference tournament game against Southwestern Oklahoma. Photo by Rick White By Dave Wagner PORTALES — The Southwestern Oklahoma Bulldogs played like, well, Bulldogs. Taking control of the game early and controlling the tempo most of the way, the Bulldogs upset […]

ENMU hosts Southwestern in LSC tournament

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Junior forward Jamaal Hunnicutt and the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team host Southwestern Oklahoma tonight in the LSC tournament. Photo by Rick White By Dave Wagner Southwestern Oklahoma beat Eastern New Mexico University during the regular season, but needed help Saturday just to get into the Lone Star Conference men’s basketball tournament. The […]

Late 3-pointer ends Hounds’ winning streak

CNJ STAFF WEATHERFORD, Okla. — Cer Edwards’ 3-pointer with four seconds left on Saturday lifted Southwestern Oklahoma past Eastern New Mexico University 51-49 in a Lone Star Conference men’s crossover game. Edwards’ 3-pointer was the Bulldogs’ only field goal in the final six minutes. SWOSU (10-4) dominated early, fell behind by nine points with 15 […]

Zias ride early lead to crossover win

CNJ STAFF WEATHERFORD, Okla. — Freshman guard Heather Brown hit five 3-pointers and scored 20 points and junior forward Elizabeth Richards added 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead Eastern New Mexico University past Southwestern Oklahoma 81-70 Saturday in a Lone Star Conference women’s crossover game. ENMU (6-7) took the lead on a layup by […]

ENMU weekend basketball capsules

CNJ STAFF Men What/when/where: ENMU (9-3) vs. Cameron (5-7), 7 p.m. (MST) Thursday at Lawton, Okla., and vs. Southwestern Oklahoma (9-3), 3 p.m. Saturday at Weatherford, Okla., in Lone Star Conference crossover games. Radio: none. Notes: The Greyhounds have a seven-game winning streak after Monday’s 50-41 win over East Central at Greyhound Arena. It was […]

City still in hunt for baseball team

By Dave Wagner Clovis remains in the running for a minor league professional baseball team, but a decision one way or the other won’t be forthcoming anytime soon. Representatives of the Southwestern League, formerly the Arizona-Mexico League, visited the city last week. League president Bob Lipp said the process of looking at a number of […]

Chavez tied for 20th

CNJ STAFF ALBUQUERQUE — Guillermo Chavez of Clovis shot a 40-34 — 74, 2 over par, in the first round of the American Junior Golf Association’s Southwestern Classic Wednesday at Isleta Golf Course. Chavez, who will be a junior in the fall at CHS, is currently in an eight-way tie for 20th place in a […]