TexAnns hold off Zias’ comeback

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CNJ correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU senior guard Kiara Tate goes for a lay-up over Tarleton State’s Shanae Lowrance during Wednesday night’s Lone Star Conference women’s game at Greyhound Arena. Tate tied a school record with 40 points, but the Zias lost to the TexAnns 78-70. CNJ staff PORTALES — Tarleton State went 8-for-8 from the […]

TexAnns beat Zias in four

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FNM correspondent: Joshua Lucero Tarleton State’s Nikki McNorton sends one of her team-high 14 kills off the block attempt of ENMU’s Bree Lucero during Thursday night’s Lone Star Conference volleyball match at Greyhound Arena. CNJ staff PORTALES — Nikki McNorton had 14 kills and nine total blocks (three solos) Thursday night as Tarleton State pulled […]

TexAnns take two from Zias

CNJ staff Arianna Rodriguez went 3-for-4 with a double and a home run and Tarleton State beat Eastern New Mexico University 6-1 in the nightcap to complete sweep of Friday’s Lone Star Conference South softball doubleheader at Zia Field. Tarleton State beat ENMU 5-1 in the opener. Samantha Swanda and Katie Smith combined to limit […]

Division-leading TexAnns cruise past Zias

CNJ staff STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State’s women scored the game’s first 17 points Saturday and never looked back in routing Eastern New Mexico University 97-58 in Lone Star Conference South Division action. The TexAnns (19-2, 9-0 South) extended their winning streak to nine games and now have the best 21-game start in the program’s […]

Zias fall to TexAnns in four

CNJ staff STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Irelis Ilarraza had 16 kills and three block solos Saturday and Tarleton State fended off a solid challenge from Eastern New Mexico to beat the Zias 19-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-23 in Lone Star Conference volleyball play. The TexAnns (21-8, 7-5) coming off a five-set loss to LSC-leading West Texas A&M […]

TexAnns complete series sweep of ENMU

CNJ staff STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State erased a three-run deficit with five runs in the fifth, capped by Julie Norris’ three-run homer, and the TexAnns held on for a 5-4 win Saturday over Eastern New Mexico University and a sweep of their three-game Lone Star Conference South Divisin softball series. It was the sixth […]

No. 24 TexAnns overpower Zias

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo Eastern forward Celeste Belizario goes for a jump shot over Tarleton State center JoAnne Jones during the first half. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Brittnie Haley and JoAnne Jones dominated near the basket to lead Tarleton State to a 64-50 win over Eastern New Mexico University Zias on Wednesday. […]

TexAnns finish sweep of Zias

CNJ staff PORTALES — A series dominated by Tarleton State’s offense ended with an exclamation point on Saturday. TexAnns designated player Brittnee Rice clubbed her second and third homers of the game in a 12-run seventh inning and Tarleton State held on against a five-run Eastern New Mexico University comeback for a 15-10 win, completing […]

TexAnns rough up Zias

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks ENMU’s Laura Thompson is tagged out by Tarleton State catcher April Gonzalez as she tries to score on an infield grounder during the first game of Friday’s Lone Star Conference South Division doubleheader at Zia Softball Field. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s softball […]

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 […]