Blizzard conditions close Texas Panhandle highways

By Linda Stewert Ball: The Associated Press DALLAS — A spring blizzard slammed into the Texas Panhandle, causing numerous accidents, shutting down major highways and paralyzing the region as residents braced Friday for up to a foot of snow, freezing 45-mph winds and massive snowdrifts. “We’ve had several accidents, several tractor-trailors jackknifed but no fatalities,” […]

Greyhounds end season with spanking of Oklahoma Panhandle State

Freedom New Mexico GOODWELL, Okla. — It took the Eastern New Mexico University football team a little while to get untracked Saturday, but once they did the Greyhounds were in complete control. ENMU snapped an eight-game losing streak, rolling up 457 total yards in a 59-13 thumping of Oklahoma Panhandle State in the season finale […]

Hounds end season against Aggies

By Dave Wagner, Freedom New Mexico After not playing Oklahoma Panhandle State for 23 years, the Eastern New Mexico University football team resumed its series with the Aggies in 2006. Suffice it to say, the last two meetings have been one-sided in the Greyhounds’ favor — wins by a combined score of 115-14. The teams […]

Hounds end season at OPSU

By Dave Wagner: Freedom New Mexico It’s been seven long weeks since the Eastern New Mexico University football team has tasted victory. Of course, their run through the Lone Star Conference South Division schedule, normally a big challenge, has been even more difficult than usual this season. Four of their six South brethren are ranked […]

Zias pick up twin-bill victory

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Freedom Newspapers Kelsey Kubik’s potent bat and Nicole Dickson’s right arm carried the day on Wednesday for Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team. Kubik went 5-for-5 and homered in each game and Dickson threw nine shutout innings to pick up a pair of wins as the Zias swept Oklahoma Panhandle State 11-0 and 9-7 in […]

Hounds grab road win

Freedom Newspapers GOODWELL, Okla. — It didn’t take long Tuesday night for the Eastern New Mexico University men’s team to turn a tight game into a blowout. Justin Redman-Trotter, Dwight Collins and Tristan Largent hit 3-point shots in the final minute of the first half — including a shot from beyond midcourt by Largent as […]

Zias defeat Lady Ags

Freedom Newspapers GOODWELL, Okla. — Senior guard Heather Brown kicked off an 8-0 run by hitting a tie-breaking 3-pointer with eight minutes left Saturday night as Eastern New Mexico University’s women defeated Oklahoma Panhandle State 64-57 in their season opener. Brown finished with a team-best 12 points for the Zias, while Elizabeth Richards and Ashley […]

Farwell man raising funds for Panhandle fire victims

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers The land Brandon Embry farms was untouched by the grassfires that charred an estimated 750,000 acres of Texas Panhandle land in mid-March. Yet, the Farwell wheat and milo farmer has decided to donate some of his farming supplies to help rebuild what the fires consumed. And he is urging others […]

Hounds bow late to Aggies

Freedom Newspapers GOODWELL, Okla. — Senior guard Eddie Moss hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 40 seconds left, highlighting a game-ending 10-0 run that lifted Oklahoma Panhandle State past Eastern New Mexico University 62-59 on Friday for the Aggies’ first win of the season. Nick Malinowski and Aaron Harrison posted double-doubles for Panhandle (1-10), scoring 15 […]

Zias pound winless Oklahoma Panhandle State

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers Eastern New Mexico University’s Mike Maguire downplayed his 400th victory as a college head coach. Maguire’s Zias had little trouble dispatching winless Oklahoma Panhandle State 30-19, 30-17, 30-23 Tuesday night at Greyhound Arena. ENMU (7-15) returns to the rugged Lone Star Conference South Division Thursday night at rival West Texas […]