Hounds drop season finale

lul0lc-lul0931113enmukings5549ed.jpg

Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — It was another loss for Eastern New Mexico University’s football team. Yeah, it’s tough, ENMU coach Mark Ribaudo said, but not as tough as saying good-bye to his 12 seniors. The Greyhounds played hard, but dropped a season-ending 23-10 Lone Star Conference decision to Texas A&M-Kingsville on Saturday at Greyhound […]

No. 8 Mustangs subdue Hounds 57-34

ltv5ol-ltv5nr1030enmufball3266ed.jpg

By Dave Wagner: Freedom New Mexico BLACKWATER DRAW — As it has done before this season, Eastern New Mexico University’s potent offense was able to match scores with a talented foe early. Facing their fourth consecutive ranked opponent, the Greyhounds did some good things Saturday against eighth-ranked Midwestern State, especially when they had the ball, […]

No. 10 ACU storms past Hounds

lss64l-lss62h109enmuacu7806.jpg

Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — Eastern New Mexico University’s killer stretch of games got off to a tough start Saturday. No. 10 Abilene Christian, the first of four consecutive ranked opponents for the Greyhounds, fell behind early, but rebounded quickly to pretty much dominate the rest of the way en route to a 36-7 Lone […]

Hounds’ rally falls short

51afdc9ad1b62.jpg

Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — Tarleton State football coach Cary Fowler sounded like his team had just lost. Actually, the Texans almost did. A last-second desperation pass into the end zone from Eastern New Mexico University backup quarterback Sawyer Cornelius bounced off the hands of receiver Darian Dale on a jump ball in the end […]

ENMU briefs — June 8

Blackwater Draw hosting demonstration of prehistoric technology The Blackwater Draw National Landmark, operated by Eastern New Mexico University, is hosting “Technology of Prehistoric New Mexico” June 25-26 at Blackwater Draw, six miles north of Portales on N.M. 467. The event is free and open to the public. Activities include pottery demonstrations, cooking, hide-working, flint-knapping, Yucca […]

ENMU backups look to give defensive help

Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — With several holes to fill on defense from last season, Eastern New Mexico University’s football team is hoping help may come from within. Defensive tackle Stephen Smith and strong safety Jason Serda, both from Albuquerque, may be able to plug a couple of those holes. Both players saw some duty […]

Hounds rebuild secondary

ljf6vi-ljf6rv410enmufball1.jpg

Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — With talented cornerbacks Rodney Mitchell and Tavius Bigelow and safety Tillman Stevens gone to graduation, Eastern New Mexico University will have a little different look in the secondary next fall. There are some experienced players returning, although in general the secondary will be relatively young. “Our young guys are progressing […]

Hounds in need of first road win

lb8ojn-lb8ohc1031houndsseoklafb13.jpg

Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — With any success on the road, the Eastern New Mexico University football team would be playing for an outright Lone Star Conference North Division title this week. Instead, the Greyhounds (4-5, 3-2 North) hope to salvage a three-way share of the crown when they face Northeastern State (5-4, 4-1) in […]

Hounds beat Southeastern, stay alive in North

lb4wq3-lb4vv01031rawhoundsssfb2.jpg

Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — Eastern New Mexico’s “NASCAR” offense was rolling in the first half Saturday. The defense picked up the Greyhounds in the third quarter. ENMU rode a fast start and timely plays to a 55-20 Lone Star Conference North win over Southeastern Oklahoma at Greyhound Stadium, keeping the Hounds alive for a […]

Winning season still possible for Hounds

By Dave Wagner: Freedom New Mexico BLACKWATER DRAW — It was soon apparent in Saturday’s Lone Star Conference crossover game against fourth-ranked Abilene Christian that the Eastern New Mexico University football team was in a bit over its head. The Wildcats, with designs on a possible national championship, elected to take a brisk west wind […]