Our people: Need for speed

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Tonjia Rolan: Freedom New Mexico Linda Newell at work in her warehouse restoring an antique bicycle. Linda Newell was raised on a cattle ranch in the Texas panhandle, where she became an adept ranch hand and developed a love for cars. Newell, who loves to laugh, moved to Clovis with her husband Pat 14 years […]

ACU slips past Hounds

CNJ staff ABILENE, Texas — Junior guard Kendall Durant scored 17 points to lead four Abilene Christian players in double figures Saturday and the Wildcats pulled away late for a 79-68 Lone Star Conference men’s victory over Eastern New Mexico University. Senior guard Reggie Nelson scored a career-high 35 points, but no one else reached […]

WT cancels final two days of event

CNJ staff CANYON, Texas — The final two days of a three-day event hosted by West Texas A&M were canceled due to cold and windy weather conditions. Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team went 2-1 in three games on Friday. The Zias (3-4) were to face Texas-Permian Basin and Oklahoma Panhandle State on Saturday. ENMU […]

Cowboys deal ENMU first loss

CNJ staff ODESSA, Texas — Designated hitter Jordan Chavez and left fielder Erik Scott each drove in two runs in a five-run eighth as New Mexico Higlands beat Eastern New Mexico University 8-1 on Saturday in the Texas-Permian Basin Classic. The game, with a 9:30 p.m. (MST) start, was the only one played on Saturday. […]

ACU beats Zias for 22nd time in row

CNJ staff ABILENE, Texas — No matter the records, there’s something about seeing those Abilene Christian uniforms that seems to do in Eastern New Mexico University’s women. With the Wildcats struggling to stay out of the Lone Star Conference cellar and ENMU fighting to make the conference’s postseason tournament, ACU erased an early 3-0 deficit […]

Muleshoe officer wounded

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Courtesy photo: Muleshoe police department Sgt. Steve Bartley was released Saturday from University Medical Center in Lubbock, after being shot twice while responding to a 911 call on Friday. A Muleshoe police officer was shot and wounded late Friday night. Sgt. Steve Bartley, 35, was released Saturday from University Medical Center in Lubbock, after being […]

Zias take 2 of 3 in WT event

CNJ staff CANYON, Texas — Freshman Amy Smith earned a win and a save on Friday as Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team took two out of three on the first day of a three-day tournament being hosted by West Texas A&M. The Zias (3-4) routed Texas-Permian Basin 9-2 in their first outing, then lost […]

Hounds open season with pair of wins

CNJ staff ODESSA, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team opened its season on Friday in the Texas-Permian Basin tournament with a couple of firsts — beating the host Falcons and Incarnate Word, both for the first time in the program’s history. Junior left fielder Luis Quinones and junior third baseman Daniel Binz each […]

Zias notch first win at Angelo since 1996

CNJ staff SAN ANGELO, Texas — Seniors Precious Herrin and Kiara Tate combined for 35 points off the bench and senior guard Tori Northcutt drained a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:34 left as Eastern New Mexico University’s women ended a 15-game losing streak at Angelo State with a 63-58 Lone Star Conference win over the Rambelles […]

Angelo State turns back Hounds

CNJ staff SAN ANGELO, Texas — Junior guard Keenan Coleman scored 20 points and Angelo State held Eastern New Mexico University without a field goal over a 10-minute stretch spanning both halves Wednesday night en route to a 70-62 Lone Star Conference men’s victory. Coleman struggled from the field, going 4-for-15, but he went 10-for-10 […]

Anniversaries — Feb. 5

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Allen D.H. and Gwen Allen of Grady will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 11 at the Grady Allen Hall in Grady. The celebration will be hosted by friends and family. The couple was married Feb. 8, 1942, in Littlefield, Texas. They have one child. D.H. is a […]

Cowboys loyalty part of childhood

Since I grew up in legendary Cowboys quarterback “Dandy” Don Meredith’s hometown of Mt. Vernon, Texas, and hauled hay for his parents, it is illegal for me not to be a Cowboys fan. As a youngster, I rode 100 miles to a Dallas-Green Bay pre-season game at the Cotton Bowl with my father and his […]

Preview: ENMU-Texas Woman’s

Women Texas Woman’s (10-8, 5-7 Lone Star Conference) at ENMU (5-13, 3-9) • When: 7:30 p.m. today at Greyhound Arena. • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9. • Last time out: The Pioneers lost at Abilene Christian 69-57 on Saturday. The Zias defeated Incarnate Word 77-66 on Saturday at Greyhound Arena. • Last meeting: TWU notched a 51-44 […]

ENMU teams selected for last in LSC polls

CNJ staff RICHARDSON, Texas — If Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball and softball teams are going to make their marks in the Lone Star Conference this spring, they’ll have to do it from the bottom up. ENMU’s squads were both picked for last place — actually, by a fairly wide margin — in the league’s […]

Jesus loves us regardless of our faults

I read an advertisement for puppies last week. The advertisement was in a city in Texas in the local paper. The advertisement read: “Don’t settle for second best! Exclusive looks. Top breeder with excellent credentials. Elite clientele. Puppies $600!” But I also heard about a different pet story two weeks ago. My niece and nephew […]

ENMU vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville preview

Men Texas A&M-Kingsville (8-10, 3-6 Lone Star Conference) at ENMU (11-8, 4-6) • When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Greyhound Arena. • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9. • Last time out: The Javelinas lost to St. Mary’s 70-67 in overtime on Monday at San Antonio. The Greyhounds earned a split in the LSC’s “rivalry week” against West Texas […]

Zias pull upset over Lady Buffs

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Joshua Lucero: FNM correspondent ENMU senior Kiara Tate puts up a shot over West Texas A&M’s Kenisha Harris during Saturday night’s Lone Star Conference women’s game at Greyhound Arena. The Zias ended a 16-game losing streak against the Lady Buffs with a 71-68 victory. Kevin Wilson PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University, missing starting […]

Crockett has 14 points, 10 rebounds in Texas Tech loss

The Associated Press NORMAN, Okla. — Clovis’ Jaye Crockett had 14 points and 10 rebounds Tuesday for Texas Tech in a losing cause, Oklahoma beat Texas Tech 64-55 on Tuesday night to keep the Red Raiders winless in Big 12 play. Texas Tech (7-10, 0-5) trailed throughout the second half but pulled within 48-47 when […]

ENMU vs. West Texas A&M preview

Men ENMU (10-7, 3-5 Lone Star Conference) at West Texas A&M (11-4, 5-3) • When: 7 p.m. today at Canyon, Texas • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9. • Last time out: The Greyhounds never trailed in beating previously unbeaten and 11th-ranked Midwestern State 80-72 on Saturday at Greyhound Arena. WT lost its third in a row, a […]

Greyhounds vs. West Texas A&M

Freedom New Mexico Greyhounds vs. West Texas A&M Eastern is 1-5 on the road this season, with a 98-84 win at Oklahoma Panhandle. Over those six contests, the Hounds have been out scored by an 80.3-70.8 margin and out rebounded by a 36.5-27.3 margin.