Zias grab LSC win

Freedom New Mexico The Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team was struggling with winless Southwestern Oklahoma on Sunday at the ENMU pitch. Then sophomore forward Samantha Lawrence took charge. Lawrence scored three goals in the final 30 minutes, tying the school’s single-season record for goals in the process, as the Zias claimed a 3-0 […]

Bulldogs sweep Greyhound baseball

Freedom Newspapers Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team is probably glad to see Southwestern Oklahoma leave town. The Bulldogs (4-9) came to Portales winless, but left with a stunning four-game Lone Star Conference crossover sweep of the Greyhounds after taking 7-2 and 8-6 verdicts on Saturday at Greyhound Field. Southwestern’s Gabe Winn (1-1) pitched a […]

Artesia Bulldogs win 25th state championship

The Associated Press ROSWELL, N.M. — Artesia halfback Jeremy Duran ran 6 yards for a touchdown to lift the Bulldogs to a 30-23 victory over Goddard in the Class 4A championship game Saturday. The TD, with nine minutes remaining in the game, gave Artesia (13-0) its 25th state football title — more than any other […]

Zias rout Bulldogs

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers It’s early in the season, but the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team might want to bottle the formula from Thursday’s Lone Star Conference crossover game against Southwestern Oklahoma. The Zias clicked on all cylinders for much of the game and, with no one playing more than 24 minutes, […]

Guards carry load for Rams

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By Kevin Wilson: PNT Staff Writer Artesia had one statistic that was imposing for the host Portales Rams — 6-5, the height of sophomore center Landry Jones. Portales had control of two other statistics — 43 points from its starting backcourt and 10 fewer turnovers — to make the difference in a 58-55 win in […]

Zias, Hounds stumble in crossover games

Freedom Newspapers WEATHERFORD, Okla. — Based on records, it may have looked like the teams switched uniforms. Southwestern Oklahoma jumped out to an early lead and the Bulldogs rolled to their first win in seven outings this season, a 61-43 rout of Eastern New Mexico University on Thursday night in a Lone Star Conference men’s […]

Odds stacked in Artesia’s favor

By Kevin Wilson: PNT Staff Writer With everything else surrounding tonight’s game against Artesia, it would seem that the only advantage the visiting Portales Rams have is the benefit of a bye week. The other odds seem to all be in the favor of the Class 4A Bulldogs. Artesia (5-1) is at home and has […]

Hounds bow in overtime to Southwestern

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By Kevin Wilson Ike Smith scored a game-high 21 points, and Jamaal Shell hit a game-tying 3-pointer near the end of regulation to help Southwestern Oklahoma slip away with a 68-61 overtime win Saturday evening at Greyhound Arena. Shell scored only eight points on the night for the Bulldogs (8-0) and was scoreless at halftime, […]

Hounds, Bulldogs seek complete performances

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By Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University has displayed a potent offense while Southwestern Oklahoma has relied on its defense two games into the season. But both teams are off to 0-2 starts, and veteran coaches Bud Elliott of ENMU and Paul Sharp of Southwestern are looking for the other side of the ball to […]

Hounds lose in first round

By Dave Wagner The Southwestern Oklahoma Bulldogs played like, well, Bulldogs. Taking control of the game early and controlling the tempo most of the way, the Bulldogs upset Eastern New Mexico 61-52 Tuesday in a Lone Star Tournament quarterfinal game at Greyhound Arena. Eastern (20-8) suffered through an uncharacteristically poor shooting night from the field […]