CHS grad Garcia earns Big 12 honorable mention

CNJ staff LUBBOCK — Clovis High grad Joe Garcia, a junior safety on the Texas Tech football team, has been named All-Big 12 honorable mention in selections announced by the league office in Irving. Garcia was second on the team this season in tackles with 78, including 43 solo stops. He also had three tackles […]

Hounds put seven players on All-South second team

CNJ staff RICHARDSON, Texas — Eight members of the Eastern New Mexico University football team were named to All-Lone Star Conference South Division squads in voting by division head coaches and announced on Wednesday by the league office. No Greyhounds were chosen to the first team, selections which were almost completely dominated by the division’s […]

Hounds get four on All-LSC South team

CNJ staff RICHARDSON, Texas — Four members of the Eastern New Mexico University football squad were accorded first-team All-Lone Star Conference South Division honors in voting done by the division’s head coaches and released on Wednesday by the conference office. Greyhounds chosen on offense were senior wide receiver Derrick Hunter and sophomore fullback Patrick Hemphill, […]

Two Wildcats picked for first team 5A All-State

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Clovis senior Phillip Williams rushed for 1,860 yards and 17 touchdowns. (CNJ staff photo) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Players and coaches for the Clovis football team said having two players named to the Class 5A All-State team was a testament to the team mentality that led to a state championship game berth. Seniors […]

Eastern LB makes another All-America list

Freedom newspapers PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico senior linebacker Jeff Howard has been named to the third team of the Associated Press’ Little All-America selections, announced on Thursday. The Little All-America squad is comprised of players in NCAA Division II and Division III and the NAIA. Howard, a Portales High graduate who led ENMU in […]

Three Hounds named All-LSC

Freedom Newspapers RICHARDSON, Texas — Three members of the Eastern New Mexico University football team have earned first-team All-Lone Star Conference South honors in voting done by the division’s seven head coaches. Eleven members of the Greyhounds were honored overall. The selections were released Wednesday by the conference office. Representing the Greyhounds on the first […]

Ferguson impressive in loss to Cats

By Rick White Rodney Ferguson left a big impression and quite a few welts on the Clovis Wildcats. The Manzano senior running back capped a standout high school career that included three-straight 1,000-yard seasons by rushing the Wildcats for 195 yards and four touchdowns in Saturday’s 34-28 loss that eliminated the Monarchs from playoff contention. […]

Hounds blank Angelo

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Angelo State University quarterback Chad Robertson is hit by Eastern New Mexico University’s Robert Caballero after releasing the ball during the second half of Saturday’s game at Greyhound Stadium. Photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — With tough road games looming against Lone Star Conference South Division powers Midwestern State and Texas […]

Improved practice habits key for Cats

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Clovis junior Phillip Williams was the leading rusher against Valley in his first varsity start. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth Rick White Clovis assistant coach Darren Kelley isn’t ready to declare the Wildcats’ roller coaster ride in the first four games of the season over yet. The Wildcats have won two games by a combined […]