Hounds’ bid for winning record falls short

CNJ STAFF ABILENE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s bid for its first winning season since 2000 came up just short. After earning a Lone Star Conference South Division split with NCAA Division II fifth-ranked Abilene Christian on Friday with a 5-0, three-hit shutout from junior left-hander David Swinconos, the Greyhounds went down twice on […]

Hounds win with small-ball

CNJ staff PLAINVIEW, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University used small-ball to build a 5-0 lead and the Greyhounds went on to beat Wayland Baptist 6-3 Tuesday night in a non-conference baseball matchup. The Hounds (19-20) parlayed 11 singles, a double and five stolen bases into their six runs while four pitchers managed to hold […]

Gee ignites Hounds’ rally

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Making just his second pitching appearance and first start, Eastern New Mexico junior Micah Bernhardt got off to an inauspicious start — he walked the first two hitters and plunked the next two. New Mexico Highlands took advantage for a five-run first, but Bernhardt settled down over the […]

Wallace , Novirene

Services: Have been held. Novirene “Dick H.” Wallace, 89, of Clovis, died Monday, March 14, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on July 5, 1915, in Killeen, Texas, to John and Dora Shope Hoover. She was an administrative assistant to P.E. and Pearl Jordan, Wesley Quinn, Judge Ernest Lokey, Dee […]

Hounds pitcher honored in LSC South

Freedom Newspapers RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico senior right-hander Trevor Davis has been named the Lone Star Conference South Division’s pitcher of the week after posting two wins in the Greyhounds’ first four games. Davis won in relief at Sul Ross State on Feb. 5, throwing the final 1 2/3 innings of a 9-6 […]

Late 8-0 run gives Eastern road win in Abilene

Freedom Newspapers ABILENE, Texas — Jolen Montoya’s jumper with 1:02 left put Eastern New Mexico University ahead for good and kicked off a game-ending 8-0 run that gave the Greyhounds an 85-77 Lone Star Conference South Division men’s victory over Abilene Christian Thursday night. Senior forward Jamaal Hunnicutt posted a double-double with 20 points and […]

Hounds like depth on diamond

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Greyhound third baseman Danny Martinez tags out Brett Scherer during a Saturday scrimmage at Greyhound Field. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s Mark Wallace is glad to finally have a set position. An infielder most of his high school career at Alamogordo, Wallace has moved from […]

Greyhounds roughed up in Oklahoma

Freedom Newspapers DURANT, Okla. — Sophomore guard Jason Stampley hit seven 3-pointers en route to 28 points Thursday night as Southeastern Oklahoma rolled to an 84-62 Lone Star Conference men’s crossover victory over Eastern New Mexico University. Stampley scored 20 of his points after halftime as the Savages (10-4) pulled away following a relatively close […]

Hounds snap skid

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Greyhound guard Jason Breland throws down a dunk in the second half of Wednesday night’s game against Oklahoma Panhandle State. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — First they had it, then they didn’t. In the end, though, a 26-8 run over the final 10 minutes was more than enough for […]

Hounds wounded going into opener

Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Shawn Scanlan thinks once Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team recovers from a rash of preseason-injuries the Greyhounds can contend for another conference title. In the meantime, the two-time defending Lone Star Conference South Division champion Greyhounds enter tonight’s season-opener against Lubbock Christian shorthanded — particularly in the […]

Man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

By: Mike Linn: CNJ news editor A Clovis man pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle Wednesday in the July 4, 2003, death of a Clovis woman. Joe Martinez, 44, faces up to 17 1/2 years in jail on charges he fled police while intoxicated and ran into and killed 39-year-old Bobbie Lynn Sandoval, court records […]

Suit alleges city, officer negligent in death of Bobbie Lynn Sandoval

By Jack King: CNJ STAFF WRITER The family of a Clovis woman who died July 4 in a vehicle pursuit involving police has filed suit against the city and a Clovis police officer. A civil complaint, filed last month in 9th Judicial District Court by the estate of Bobbie Lynn Sandoval, charges the city and […]

Walks, errors doom Hounds

CNJ staff PORTALES — Second baseman Zach Dominguez doubled home two runs to cap a four-run fourth inning, lifting New Mexico Highlands to an 8-4 victory over Eastern New Mexico University Tuesday in non-conference baseball game at Greyhound Field. The outburst gave the Cowboys (24-18) a 6-2 lead and they stayed in control from there […]

Accused child abusers arrested in Tucumcari

By William Thompson TUCUMCARI — A married couple wanted for felony child abuse in connection with the death of their infant girl in Colorado were apprehended by New Mexico State Police around 4 p.m. Monday near Tucumcari. Harley Quint Young, 21, was wanted for child abuse resulting in death. His wife, Micah Marie Young, also […]

Hounds gain series split at NW Oklahoma

CNJ STAFF ALVA, Okla. — Junior right-hander Jesse Garcia-Perez pitched five innings of three-hit relief and junior Mark Wallace belted a pair of solo home runs as Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team defeated Northwestern Oklahoma State 11-6 on Tuesday to gain a split of their two-game series. The Greyhounds (9-17), who were routed 16-1 […]

Hounds beat NMHU on squeeze bunt

CNJ STAFF PORTALES — Joey Aguilar’s one-out, bases-loaded squeeze bunt drove in Mark Wallace with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth Tuesday night as Eastern New Mexico University edged New Mexico Highlands 7-6 in a non-conference baseball game at Greyhound Field. The Greyhounds (7-11), avenging an 18-9 loss to Highlands at home […]

Air crew tests chemical suits

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Lt. Col. Pete Schaub, left, explains the Chemical Warfare Ensemble flight suit as 1st Lt. Kyle Wallace listens during an interview Friday at Cannon Air Force Base. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth By Darrell Todd Maurina CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Eight air crew members with the 523rd Fighter Squadron have been getting strange looks […]

Douglas, Ella Mae Wallace

Douglas, Ella Mae Wallace Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ella Mae Wallace Douglas, 96, of Tulsa, Okla., a sales clerk, died on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, at the Ambassador Manor Nursing Home in Tulsa, Okla. She was born on Feb. 2, 1907, in Farmersville, Texas, to Rufus and Julia Thompson Glass. She was raised in […]

Cameron, Wallace

Wallace Cameron Services: Have been held. Mr. Wallace H. Cameron, 82, of Clovis, retired Air Force colonel, died Thursday, July 24, 2003, at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1920, in Cameron, to Arthur W. and Laura E. Cameron. He graduated from Grady School in 1938. In 1942, he enlisted in the Army Air […]

Food is part of the fun at the Curry County Fair

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By Darrell Todd Maurina Some people preferred to eat hamburgers and pizza at the Curry County Fair, but many who came to the food court were looking for something they couldn’t fix at home. For Tommy Filpi of Logan and Elizabeth Richards of Texico, their Tuesday night meal was something they’ve never been able to […]