6/24 Obituaries

Billie Osborn, 66 Services: Have been held. Billie Doyle “Moses” Osborn, 66, of Abilene, Texas, died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, in Edinburg, Texas. He was born on May 8, 1939, in Clovis, to Calvin and Flossie Osborn. He came from a family of pioneers and ranchers who settled in the Portales area. He graduated from […]

Zias pull out series finale against ACU

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By Dave Wagner If you have to score runs in bunches to win, second-year Abilene Christian softball coach Chantiel Wilson figures she has the team to do it. Led by slugging first baseman Katie Bryan, the Wildcats banged out seven home runs and 33 hits in posting a 14-8, 11-7 Lone Star Conference South Division […]

ENMU tennis team battling numbers

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PNT Staff Eastern New Mexico University women’s tennis coach Christine Blaeser likes to win as much as the next person, but for now she’s trying to get her team through another season. Blaeser, in her 15th year as the ENMU coach, won’t be able to field a full team this weekend when the Zias open […]

Hounds turn back Wildcats

PNT Staff ABILENE, Texas — Jolen Montoya’s jumper with 1:02 left put Eastern New Mexico University ahead for good and kicked off a game-ending 8-0 run that gave the Greyhounds an 85-77 Lone Star Conference South Division men’s victory over Abilene Christian Thursday night. Senior forward Jamaal Hunnicutt posted a double-double with 20 points and […]

Abilene Christian pulls away to beat Zias

PNT Staff ABILENE, Texas — Senior center Jamie Boles scored 24 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked seven shots Thursday night to lead Abilene Christian past Eastern New Mexico University 72-53 in Lone Star Conference South Division women’s basketball. Point guard Alex Guiton added 16 points as ACU (15-6, 6-2 South) led the entire way. […]

Hunnicutt, Hounds struggling to overcome personnel losses

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By Dave Wagner No one has ever questioned Jamaal Hunnicutt’s “want-to” with the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team. The 6-foot-5 senior forward from Amarillo came to ENMU in 2001 and promptly helped the Greyhounds reach the Lone Star Conference postseason tournament for the first time in five years. That was followed by back-to-back […]

ACU foils comeback bid by Zias in second half

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By Dave Wagner After losing a heartbreaker in the final seconds against Abilene Christian at home last season, Eastern New Mexico University’s women almost returned the favor Thursday night. Trailing by 22 points in the first half, the Zias mounted a strong charge and took the lead twice down the stretch. But ACU’s Kierstan Barbee […]

Hounds notch first South win

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By Eric Butler Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Shawn Scanlan was in a pretty forgiving mood Thursday night, even in regards to little things like giving up 16-0 second-half runs. After all, it hasn’t been many times this season that the Greyhounds have viewed leads as high as 32 points from the good […]

ENMU falls in semis, awaits possible regional berth

PNT Staff LAWTON, Okla. — Eliminated by Abilene Christian in the semifinals of the Lone Star Conference volleyball tournament, the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team now turns its attention to a possible Southwest Region tournament berth. Lone Star Conference South Division champion ACU pulled away for a 26-30, 33-31, 30-23, 30-17 win over the […]

Zias knock off ACU in four

By Dave Wagner The first big step in Eastern New Mexico University’s bid to wrest the Lone Star Conference South Division volleyball championship after an 0-2 start was passed Thursday night. Coming up big on the big points, ENMU edged South-leading Abilene Christian 30-28, 25-30, 32-30, 30-28 Thursday night before an announced crowd of 1,147 […]