ENMU women notch first win of season

Staff report LAREDO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team earned its first win of the season on Sunday, rallying in the second half for a 2-1 win over Texas A&M International in the finale of the Dustdevils’ Fall Festival. The Greyhounds (1-3-1) trailed 1-0 after an early tally by International’s Daisy Perez, […]

Hounds beat Adams State, move to 2-0

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Ibrahim Maiga picks off a pass at the Greyhound 4 to squelch Adams State’s final drive of the second quarter Friday night.

STAFF REPORT ALAMOSA, Colo. — Junior fullback Jeremy Doucette scored three touchdowns and seniors Jeremy Buurma and Adrian Horton hooked up on a 67-yard scoring pass on the first play of the final quarter as the Eastern New Mexico University football team rallied for a 44-30 victory over Adams State on Saturday night. ENMU (2-0) […]

ENMU volleyball drops pair in Colorado Springs

STAFF REPORT COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado-Colorado Springs erased a 13-11 deficit in the fifth set to pull out a 25-21, 23-25, 18-25, 25-22, 18-16 win over Eastern New Mexico University in the Silver & Steel Classic, co-hosted by the Lions and Colorado State-Pueblo. Earlier on Saturday, the Hounds dropped a 25-15, 25-20, 25-22 decision […]

Portales soccer teams sweep Pojoaque

By Kevin Wilson DEPUTY EDITOR kwilson@cnjonline.com Portales’ soccer teams staged a Saturday home sweep over Pojoaque Valley, with the girls claiming a  3-1 win and the boys a 2-0 shutout. Kimberlie Hay, Lillie Saiz and Sarah Lovato scored on what coach Ruben Tellez called a good day for the Lady Rams (4-5). “We passed the […]

ENMU teams third, fourth at UTEP

Staff report EL PASO —Senior Kayula Pallares and sophomore Coley Norcross led Eastern New Mexico University’s women to a third-place team finish in Friday’s season-opening Lori Fitzgerald Classic cross country meet, hosted by Texas-El Paso. The Greyhounds placed all six of their runners in the top 20 in the four-team meet, and with 53 points […]

Portales blanks Wolverines

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com TEXICO — The Portales Rams continue to ride their defense as they spoiled the Texico Wolverines’ homecoming on Friday night. This time the Rams (3-0) beat the Wolverines (1-2) 36-0. All the usual players for Portales scored, but did so in atypical ways. Running back Bronte Staugaard returned a […]

Wildcats move to 3-0 with rout of Jaguars

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Clovis defenders Fernando Acosta (58) and Tyler Bonner (88) try to take down Atrisco Heritage Academy quarterback Mark Gurule-Ramirez before he gets the pitch off in Friday’s game at Leon Williams Stadium. Clovis routed the Jaguars 61-6.

By Kevin Wilson DEPUTY EDITOR kwilson@cnjonline.com The Clovis Wildcats found themselves on Friday night with a 200-yard rusher, a 100-yard rusher, 18 first downs and 399 yards of offense. The second half went OK, too, as Clovis found little challenge in a 61-6 victory over Atrisco Heritage called by the 50-point mercy rule in the […]

Hounds eye second win at Adams State

By Matthew Asher Staff writer masher@pntonline.com The Greyhounds started off the 2015 campaign with an impressive 40-10 win over New Mexico Highlands. Just like last season, ENMU has the chance to go 2-0 as they face the Adams State Grizzlies today at Rex Stadium in Alamosa, Colorado, with a 6 p.m. scheduled start time. In […]

ENMU men rally to tie Pioneers

Staff report PLAINVIEW, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University rallied from a two-goal halftime deficit to gain a 2-2 tie on Friday against Wayland Baptist. The Pinoeers (2-1-2) got late first-half goals from junior midfielder Mohammad Chahine and senior forward Arturo Valle-Sardaneta to break open a scoreless contest. Senior midfielder Roberton Zararain cut the margin […]

Hounds beat St. Ed’s, Western State

Staff report PUEBLO, Colo. — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team swept a pair of matches in Friday’s Steel & Silver Classic, hosted by Colorado State-Pueblo. The Greyhounds opened with a 20-25, 25-14, 25-9, 23-25, 15-11 win over St. Edward’s before coming back to beat Western State 17-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-22, extending its winning […]

Rams notch first win of season

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com It took six games but the Portales boys soccer team finally picked up their first win of the season beating Desert Academy 5-1 at Portales High School. The Rams (1-5) scored early and often, building up a four-goal lead at the half and cruised to a decisive victory over […]

Portales girls cruise past Desert Academy

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The Greyhound cross country team finishes their warm up on the track before going out for a run in the country.

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com The Portales Lady Rams had to fight back a tough Desert Academy team to win their second-straight home game. Portales (3-4) needed a barrage of late-minute goals to beat the Wildcats (1-2) 6-2 in a game that was much closer than the score would indicate. Audrey Christensen broke the […]

Rams looking for 3-0 start

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com At 2-0 the Portales Rams already have victories over fellow Class 4A Robertson and Class 5A Lovington, both times at home. Now it’s time for the Rams to go on the road to take on the Class 3A Texico Wolverines (1-1). Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Texico. […]

ENMU runners ready for opener

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com Following the Lubbock Christian University Relays, an unofficial meet back in August, the ENMU cross country team is now ready for their first official race today: The Lori Fitzgerald Classic which takes place at UTEP. Coach Danielle Kcholi expects the top Greyhound runners this season to be seniors Trevor […]

Portales sweeps past Clovis

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Portales sophomore Lindsay Blakey, left, and senior Kaycee Stone celebrate a block in Tuesday’s match at Clovis. Portales swept the host Lady Cats.

By Kevin Wilson DEPUTY EDITOR kwilson@cnjonline.com CLOVIS — Clovis had an off night against Class 4A Portales, but the visiting Rams played so well it’s hard to tell if an “on” night would have made any difference. Save for an early 5-1 deficit in the first set, Portales set the pace throughout and found ways […]

Ram girls notch first home win


By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com The Portales Lady Rams got their first home win of the season Tuesday against the Lovington Lady Wildcats with a 3-2 victory. This was the second time that Portales (2-4) has beaten Lovington (1-7), and by the same three-goal margin as well. Rebekah Christensen scored first for Portales in […]

Rams drop to 0-5

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Portales’ Saul Fernandez, center, grimaces after missing a penalty kick in the second half. Lovington edged Portales 3-2.

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com The Portales boys soccer team is still searching for its first win of the season. This time, the 4A Portales Rams (0-5) played a close game with the 5A Lovington Wildcats (7-2), but lost 3-2 at Portales High. The first 60 minutes of the game was basically a carbon […]

ENMU women blanked by Adams State

Staff report ALAMOSA, Colo. — Adams State’s Hope Cruz scored an unassisted goal with just over three minutes left Tuesday night to give the Grizzlies a 1-0 win over Eastern New Mexico University in women’s soccer. It was the first win all-time for ASU over the Greyhounds (0-2-1). Adams State outshot the Greyhounds on goal […]

Portales gets Saturday split in Moriarty

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com The Lady Rams (1-3) finished up the final day of the Moriarty Invitational volleyball tournament splitting their final two matches and finishing sixth out of 18 teams. Portales won their opening match against Del Norte in four sets and lost their final match to Goddard in five. In the […]

Clovis tops Rams, 10-0

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Portales sophomore Sarah Lovato battles with Clovis junior Taylor Smith in the second half of Saturday’s game at Leon Williams Stadium.

By Dave Wagner SPORTS WRITER dwagner@cnjonline.com CLOVIS — It took Clovis High’s girls less than three minutes to score. It took them less than a half to assume firm control. The Lady Wildcats cruised to a 6-0 lead at the intermission and never let Portales get close to scoring in a 10-0 win on Saturday […]