Zias run win streak to eight by beating winless Pioneers

PNT Staff Junior Lindsay Schiely and sophomore Grace George combined for 23 kills and just two hitting errors Tuesday night, and Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team ran its winning streak to eight matches by pounding winless Wayland Baptist 30-18, 32-30, 30-15 at Greyhound Arena. Schiely had 14 kills and George added nine, each making […]

Lady Coyotes dominate early, cruise to victory over Portales

By Dave Wagner With several of his players using a jump-serve, Roswell High coach Bryan Masse expects some errors. He also hopes to counter those mistakes with easy points. Sophomore Samantha Matta led a bevy of jump-servers who helped the Lady Coyotes take control early Tuesday night in a 25-10, 25-16, 25-23 win over Portales […]

Lady Broncos go five to beat House

PNT Staff FLOYD — The Floyd Lady Broncos had to go the distance Tuesday night to beat House 24-26, 25-22, 25-22, 17-25, 15-5 in a non-district volleyball match. Senior Noel Carpenter had nine kills and junior Carly Dement added seven blocks for Floyd (4-6), which had beaten House in three games on Friday in a […]

PHS junior preparing for national track meet in Hawaii

By Dave Wagner Track season may be a long ways off for most athletes, but not for Portales High’s Amador Lujan. The junior was recently selected to participate in a national track & field meet at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, sponsored by TourneySport USA, in the 200-meter dash. The event is scheduled for […]

ENMU freshman living up to her parents

By Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University freshman Raelyn Gardner has something to live up to in the school’s rodeo program. The daughter of former ENMU rodeo standouts, Gardner made her mark in the school’s College Daze Rodeo over the weekend at Lewis Cooper Arena. In her first collegiate competition, she was second in the […]

Lady Tigers beat Tucumcari in three

PNT Staff ELIDA — Coming off a championship in a weekend tournament hosted by the Roswell Goddard junior varsity, the Elida volleyball team improved to 7-1 for the season on Monday night by sweeping past Tucumcari 25-20, 25-19, 25-19. Lady Tigers coach Darrell Chenault said the team was helped by the return from injury over […]

Hounds demonstrate they can compete in first season

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By Dave Wagner If nothing else, the first-year Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team is showing it can compete with the best in the new Southwest Soccer Conference. The Greyhounds hung tough on Sunday against 10th-ranked Midwestern State, but couldn’t find the scoring opportunity they needed in a 1-0 loss to the Indians at […]

Unbeaten Floyd cruises past Hondo

PNT Staff HONDO — Junior Jerrod Long scored three touchdowns and threw for another and intercepted four passes Friday night as unbeaten Floyd routed Hondo 48-0 in six-man football. Long, who incereased his interception total to nine for the season, scored on runs of 13, 45 and 5 yards as the Broncos (4-0) ended the […]

ENMU men post shutout win over St. Ed’s in home opener

PNT Staff The first-year Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer program finally got to play its first home match on Friday, and the Greyhounds made the most of it. Sophomore forward Jonathan Holman scored a pair of unassisted goals in the second half and ENMU shut out St. Edward’s 2-0. It was also the first […]

Tigers’ fast start too much for Hounds

PNT Sports ADA, Okla. — Junior running back King Bennett rushed for 176 yards and four touchdowns Saturday night as East Central defeated Eastern New Mexico University 33-14 in a Lone Star Conference crossover football game. ECU (2-1) jumped in front 14-0 in the first 8 1/2 minutes and never let the Greyhounds (1-3) get […]