Top-ranked Lady Buffs cruise past Zias twice

Staff report West Texas A&M left no doubt in Saturday’s Lone Star Conference softball doubleheader against Eastern New Mexico University why the Lady Buffs are ranked No. 1 in NCAA Division II. First baseman Allison Cranfill went 5-for-7 with six RBIs and belted a home run in each game as WT cruised to 10-1 and […]

Hounds notch split against No. 6 Buffs

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Junior center fielder Matthew Burks wasted no time getting the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team off on the right foot on Saturday. Burks slammed the first pitch of the game from West Texas A&M right-hander Joshua Weyker over the right-center field fence to give the Greyhounds a lead they […]

Hounds fall to No. 6 Buffs on run rule

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Senior right-hander Ben Monticello was pitching well through the first two innings. Then the runs just kept on a-coming for No. 6 West Texas A&M. The Buffaloes pounded out 18 hits and scored in each of the final six innings to post a 14-4 victory over Eastern New Mexico University […]

Cavemen sweep Cats in district twin bill

Staff report CARLSBAD — Senior left-hander Caleb Prentiss pitched six shutout innings and senior Brent Cole drove in three runs to lead Carlsbad past Clovis High 5-0 in the opener of a District 4-5A baseball doubleheader on Friday. In the second game, the Wildcats were outhit 11-1, but managed to play the Cavemen close before […]

NMMI takes pair from Rams


Staff report The Portales boys tennis squad ran into a buzzsaw on Thursday. Meantime, the short-handed PHS girls nearly pulled out a win in the teams’ District 3/1A-3A tennis opener. New Mexico Military dominated the Rams 9-0 at Bill Wahlman Tennis Center, while the Lady Colts won two of three doubles matches to eke out […]

Zia basketball camps set

The Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball staff will conduct summer camps in June at Greyhound Arena Zias coach Joshua Prock said team camps are slated for June 17-19 for Classes B-3A, and from June 19-21 for Classes 4-5A. Individual camps will be from June 23-26. Girls entering grades 1-7 will go from 9 a.m.-noon […]

New Mexico fishing report — April 10

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.   Northeast Charette Lakes: Trout fishing was slow to […]

Rams get sweep at Lovington

Staff report LOVINGTON — Portales and Lovington each scored in five of their 14 total innings on Tuesday. But Portales did a lot more with its five innings, giving it all the offense it needed in a 12-3, 6-2 sweep to open District 4-3A play. It was quite a shift for Portales (8-8, 2-0 district), […]

Zias pull split with OPSU

Tony Bullocks: Staff photo
ENMU freshman Audrey Velasquez looks to get an out at first base after fielding a fourth-inning grounder in the opener of Tuesday’s non-conference softball doubleheader against Oklahoma Panhandle State at Zia Field. The Zias lost the opening game 8-2, but roared back for a 12-2 win in the nightcap.

Staff report One big swing pretty much did in Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team in the opener of Tuesday’s non-conference doubleheader against Oklahoma Panhandle State. The Zias, though, quickly turned the tables to earn a split. Pitcher Samantha Arledge keyed a six-run fifth with a grand slam that lifted the Aggies to an 8-2 […]

Chaps hold off late Greyhound rally

Staff report It didn’t take long for Lubbock Christian, ranked 12th in NCAA Division II, to jump in front on Tuesday. It took most of the game for Eastern New Mexico University to catch up — almost. Down 4-0 after a grand slam by LCU’s Joel Lutz before anybody had been retired and 7-0 in […]