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

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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

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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 […]

ENMU men’s basketball capsule — Feb. 18

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 […]

State prep basketball rankings — Feb. 16

Maxpreps.com BOYS Class 6A 1. Hobbs 23-2; 2. Rio Rancho Cleveland 22-2; 3. Albuquerque High 18-4; 4. Rio Rancho 19-6; 5. Carlsbad 18-5; 6. Valley 15-8; 7. Volcano Vista 15-8; 8. Cibola 12-10; 9. West Mesa 14-8; 10. Sandia 14-9. 22. Clovis 5-20. Class 5A 1. Centennial 19-4; 2. Gallup 23-1; 3. Roswell High 20-3; […]

ENMU women’s basketball capsule — Feb. 17

ENMU vs. Texas A&M-Commerce, vs. Texas Woman’s • When: 6 p.m. today vs. Texas A&M-Commerce and Thursday vs. Texas Woman’s in Lone Star Conference games at Greyhound Arena. • Records: ENMU 8-14 (4-8 LSC), Texas A&M-Commerce 13-9 (7-5), Texas Woman’s 13-11 (6-7) • Last meetings: The Zias lost on back-to-back nights (Jan. 21-22) at Commerce […]

Home run in seventh beats Zias

Staff report LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Junior Austin Wilkerson led off the top of the seventh with a go-ahead home run, and Central Washington held on for a 6-5 win over Eastern New Mexico University on Sunday in the Zias’ finale of the Desert Stinger Classic softball tournament. ENMU (5-3), which went 3-2 in the […]

Highlands takes series from Hounds

Staff report LAS VEGAS, N.M. — After a good start to the series, things got pretty rough for Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team over the weekend. The Greyhounds beat New Mexico Highlands 13-4 in Friday’s opener, and scored 30 runs over the final three games of the series. But they lost them all, including […]

Zias freshman off to 5-0 start

Staff report LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Eastern New Mexico University freshman Aja Secheslingloff is certainly setting a torrid pace early in the season. The left-handed pitcher improved to 5-0 with a pair of wins in the Desert Stinger Classic on Saturday, including a 15-3 victory over Texas-Permian Basin. That makes her the first pitcher in […]

Greyhounds improving despite losses

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Greyhounds guard Chris Wyms goes up for a layup against two Midwestern State defneders in a game loast month. The Greyhounds are still looking for their first conference win this season after losing eleven straight games.

By Derek Major Staff writer dmajor@pntonline.com Wednesday’s loss for Eastern New Mexico men’s basketball team was a perfect example of how their season been going. With the Greyhounds tied with Cameron University at 44 with four minutes left in the second half, they had a chance to break their nine-game losing streak. However, the Aggies […]

Hounds’ struggles continue in loss to MSU

Staff report WICHITA FALLS, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University men’s struggles on offense continued on Saturday. The Greyhounds got off to an exceptionally slow start, falling behind 28-5 about 12 minutes into the game, rallying briefly and then struggling in a 64-42 Lone Star Conference loss to Midwestern State. Senior guard Bretson McNeal […]

Pitching struggles as Hounds drop pair

Staff report LAS VEGAS, N.M. — After getting a strong pitching performance from senior right-hander Cody Pope in Friday’s series opener, things went south for Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team on Saturday. The Greyhounds hit enough, scoring 22 runs on 28 hits in a pair of seven-inning games, but New Mexico Highlands joined the […]

Midwestern State runs roughshod over Zias

Staff report WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Coming off a tough loss to Lone Star Conference-leading West Texas A&M on Wednesday, Midwestern State’s women weren’t about to let Eastern New Mexico University sneak up on them. The Mustangs, ranked 14th in NCAA Division II, rolled to a 19-2 lead in the first six minutes on Saturday […]