TexAnns turn back Zias

Staff report STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Senior guard Kathy Thomas scored 17 points, leading three Tarleton State players in double figures on Saturday in the TexAnns’ 77-68 Lone Star Conference women’s victory over Eastern New Mexico University. Junior center Breanna Fuller scored 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting and added nine rebounds off the bench for the […]

Hounds salvage series finale against LCU

Staff report MIDLAND, Texas — Junior left-hander Clyde Kendrick pitched six solid innings and sophomore Kiegan Basso struck out the side in the bottom of the seventh on Saturday, preserving Eastern New Mexico University’s 3-2 win over Lubbock Christian in the finale of a three-game series. The Chaparrals, who won Friday’s series opener, rallied to […]

Zias split with St. Ed’s in Lady Buff Invite

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Senior catcher Aurelia Sandoval’s fifth-inning squeeze bunt drove home the go-ahead run iand the Eastern New Mexico University softball team held off St. Edward’s 5-4 to split their doubleheader on Saturday in the Lady Buff Invite, hosted by West Texas A&M. St. Ed’s built an 8-0 lead in the opener […]

Zias post pair of 6-1 wins over Newman

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Freshman Simone Laurenz of Portales hit a game-breaking, two-run triple to right field in the seventh inning and Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team completed a 6-1, 6-1 sweep of Newman on Friday in the Lady Buff Invite, hosted by West Texas A&M. The Zias (9-3) face St. Edward’s (9-6), […]

Portales notches district sweep

Staff report SANDIA PARK — The Portales boys basketball team will carry plenty of momentum into the championship game of next week’s District 4-4A tournament. Jeremie Karnbaye led four players in double figures with 18 points on Friday night and the Rams clobbered East Mountain 81-41 to complete a perfect run through District 4-4A. Meantime, […]

LCU wins late oer Hounds

Staff report MIDLAND, Texas — Lubbock Christian was nothing if not efficient Friday night. The Chaparrals parlayed seven hits, one walk, a hit batsman and three Eastern New Mexico University errors into a 7-3 win over the Greyhounds in the opener of a three-game series at Security Bank Ballpark, home of Midland’s minor league team. […]

ENMU men’s, women’s basketball capsules — Feb. 21

MEN ENMU at Tarleton State • When: 6 p.m. (MST) today in a Lone Star Conference game at Stephenville, Texas • Records: ENMU 7-18 (0-12 LSC), Tarleton State 23-2 (10-2) • Last meeting: The Texans defeated ENMU 89-64 on Jan. 24 at Greyhound Arena. • Last time out: The Greyhounds lost at home to Texas […]

Prep summaries

Girls Elida 62, San Jon 9 San Jon (2-20) — Brittany Bobbit 3, Selena Caldera 1, Rylee Key 3, Riley Young 2. Totals 3 1-8 9. Elida (17-6) — Lacy Ferguson 4, Bonnie Bennett 2, Marily Varela 9, Madison Haley 3, Kenzee Criswell 5, Taylor Epps 12, Kasyn Creighton 4, Brianna Bargas 2, Kynzi Creighton […]

Dora boys lose big, girls win

Staff report Dora finished their season with a close win over Logan 53-46 at Dora Thursday night. Dora was down one point after the first quarter, but a 21-point second quarter gave them a 36-28 halftime lead and they did just enough in the second half to walk away with the victory. “We played well […]

Zias can’t hold leads, lose to TWU

JOSHUA LUCERO: Staff photo

ENMU junior guard Jaylyn Cooper shoots over two Texas Woman’s defenders during Thursday’s Lone Star Conference women’s game at Greyhound Arena. The Zias dropped a 64-62 decision to TWU.

By Derek Major Staff writer dmajor@pntonline.com Andrea Mapua spoiled Eastern New Mexico University’s Senior Night, hitting a go-ahead runner with four seconds left, and visiting Texas Woman’s left Greyhound Arena with a 64-62 Lone Star Conference women’s basketball victory on Thursday night. After senior forward Tori Tucker hit a mid-range jumper to tie the game […]

Greyhounds losing streak continues

Staff report Eastern New Mexico guard John Gilliam tried his best to give his team their first Lone Star Conference win scoring 27 points, but it wasn’t enough as Texas A&M Commerce had four players score in double figures to take an 86-80 win Wednesday night at Greyhound Arena. Eastern was down early, but took […]

Six-run sixth inning dooms Greyhounds


Greyhound second baseman Matthew Burks fields a grounder in the 6th inning of the Greyhounds against the USW Mustangs Wednesday.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team came home looking to get well in Wednesday’s mid-week non-conference outing against university of the Southwest. Instead, it was the Hobbs-based Mustangs who left town feeling better about themselves. Leadoff man Trey Alcachupas had four hits and senior right-hander C.J. Romero tossed a […]

Zias hitting fuel comeback wins

By Derek Major Staff writer dmajor@pntonine.com The Zia softball team had timely hitting Wednesday, using a pair of comebacks to sweep New Mexico Highlands at Zia Field. Eastern New Mexico University (8-3) scored three in the ninth to edge the visiting Cowgirls 9-8, then used a three-run sixth to hold off NMHU 5-4. The Zias […]

Fishing report — Feb. 19

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and New Mexico Department of Game & 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. Northwest Abiquiu Lake: Fishing was slow for […]

Basketball summaries

Girls Dora 45, Fort Sumner 32 Fort Sumner (13-10, 0-5) — Oriana Ortiz 1 0-0 2, Brianna Terrell 1 0-0 2, Micah Crist 3 1-2 10, Kurstin Webb 3 0-2 6, Autum McMath 0 2-2 2, Codi-Ann Wood 4 0-0 8, Cludai Torres 1 0-0 2 Totals: 13 3-6 32. Dora (11-10, 3-2) — Brenna […]

Eastern basketball capsules

Texas A&M-Commerce at ENMU  When: 7:30 p.m. today in a Lone Star Conference game at Greyhound Arena  Records: ENMU 7-17 (0-11 LSC), Texas A&M-Commerce 18-6 (6-4) Last meeting: The Lions pulled away in the second half for a 91-67 win over the Greyhounds on Jan. 21 at Commerce, Texas. Last time out: ENMU lost at Midwestern […]

LSC basketball standings

All Times MST Women Conf. All W-L W-L West Texas A&M 11-1 20-2 Midwestern State 10-3 19-4 Cameron 10-3 13-9 Tarleton State 7-6 14-8 Texas A&M-Commerce 7-6 13-10 Texas Woman’s 6-7 13-11 Eastern New Mexico 5-8 9-14 Angelo State 2-11 7-16 Texas A&M-Kingsville 0-13 0-23 Tuesday’s game Eastern New Mexico 81, Texas A&M-Commerce 79. Wednesday’s […]

Dora teams sweep Fort Sumner

By Derek Major Staff writer dmajor@pntonline.com Dora was well on its way to a blowout victory with a 31-7 halftime lead, but somebody forgot to tell the Fort Sumner Vixens. A big third quarter put Fort Sumner back in the game, but the host Coyotes survived a fourth quarter full of turnovers to win 45-32 […]

Tucker nets 32 in Zias’ 81-79 win


Zia junior guard Sarah Stinnett drives past a Texas A&M Commerce defender on her way to a layup. Stinnett had 17 points, five rebounds and six assists on the night.

Staff report Eastern New Mexico University’s women had already qualified for the eight-team Lone Star Conference postseason tournament, coming up in early March in Allen, Texas. The Zias took a step toward improving their position on Tuesday night, pulling out an 81-79 win over Texas A&M-Commerce at Greyhound Arena on junior guard Sarah Stinnett’s two […]

UTPB set to join LSC in 2016

Staff report RICHARDSON, Texas — The Lone Star Conference will grow to 10 fulltime members after league officials announced last week that Texas-Permian Basin has accepted an invitation to join the league in the fall of 2016. “We are extremely pleased to have a program with great athletic and academic traditions in UTPB joining the […]