Zias get past St. Ed’s, win third in row

PNT Staff AUSTIN, Texas — Senior post Loren Scarlett delivered a season-best 16 points off the bench, including 4-of-6 from 3-point range, and the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team edged St. Edward’s 64-60 on Thursday night. Junior forward Tia Doss added 13 points and senior post Tiana Bryant 12 for the Zias (5-3), […]

Coyotes absorb loss in Tularosa tourney

PNT Staff TULAROSA — The Tularosa Wildcats jumped out to a 24-7 lead at the quarter and beat Dora 78-53 Thursday night in a quarterfinal game of the seventh annual Tularosa Basic Classic. Bill Turner scored 22 points for Tularosa (3-0), while Travis Belcher and J.R. Gonzales led Dora with 13 apiece. The Coyotes (3-5) […]

Conquerors keep record perfect

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By Dave Wagner Caleb Richards had some tough shooting luck in Faith Triumphant’s season opener at Hereford Community Christian, so he stopped shooting and finished with just six points. Thursday at the FTCS gym, Richards’ luck against the Warriors was considerably better — he poured in a season-best 30 points to lift the Conquerors to […]

Conquerors roll to fourth victory

PNT Staff LUBBOCK — Eric Cathey and Tim Smith led a balanced Faith Triumphant attack with 16 points each Tuesday as the Conquerors rolled past Lubbock Christ the King 75-28. Caleb Richards added 14 points and Luis McCain 11 for the Conquerors, who improved to 4-0 for the season. FTCS extended a 19-4 first-quarter lead […]

ENMU rallies for win over Panhandle State

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By Dave Wagner 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 Eastern New Mexico University’s men to overhaul Oklahoma Panhandle State 72-61 Wednesday night at Greyhound Arena. Senior forward Jamaal Hunnicutt led a balanced ENMU attack with 14 points […]

Texico posts sweep of Dora

PNT Staff DORA — Guard Tony Clements scored 17 points to lead three Texico boys in double figures Tuesday night as the Wolverines posted a 73-58 victory over Dora. Seniors Garret Mayfield and Braden Vaughan also reached double figures for Texico with 15 and 14 points, respectively. Texico (3-0) led 16-12 at the quarter and […]

Hounds looking to hit stride

By Dave Wagner It’s hardly desperation time for the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team, but coach Shawn Scanlan would like to see the Greyhounds get on track pretty soon. After winning back-to-back Lone Star Conference South Division titles, ENMU has battled injuries and a fairly challenging early schedule during a 2-4 start — […]

Roswell hangs on late, deals Rams 66-60 loss

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By Dave Wagner Even if you force 26 turnovers, it’s hard to beat a team that shoots 65 percent. The Portales High Rams got off to a fast start Tuesday night, struggled in the middle two quarters and saw their late rally fall short in a 66-60 loss to Roswell High in their home opener […]

Portales teams prepare

By Dave Wagner The Portales High boys basketball team ends its busy season-opening stretch tonight with a 7 p.m. clash against Roswell High in the Rams’ home opener at the PHS gym. Portales is playing its fifth game in eight nights after going 2-2 in Texas last week, including a fourth-place finish in the Shallowater […]

Rams drop third-place tilt to Lorenzo

PNT Staff SHALLOWATER, Texas — The Lorenzo (Texas) Hornets finally made Portales pay for its struggles on offense. Two 3-pointers by Lorenzo’s Aycock erased a 30-29 Rams lead in the final quarter and the Hornets went on to a 44-32 win in the fifth-place game ofthe Shallowater Shootout. Aycock, a 5-foot-10 guard, dominated the game […]