Loyalty to sports teams more than just hometown pride

Kevin Wilson Every few Fridays coworker Tony Bullocks comes in with some new gear marking the 2010 World Series title for the San Francisco Giants. • “Wow, this Giants World Series champs hat fits nicely.” • “Man, look at all of these color photos in this special San Francisco Chronicle.” • “You know, Kevin, I […]

No. 10 Rambelles sweep Zias

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANGELO, Texas — Second baseman Alix Dean drove in eight runs — six in the opener — and 10th-ranked Angelo State beat Eastern New Mexico University 15-7 and 7-2 on Saturday to complete a sweep of their three-game Lone Star Conference South Division softball series. Dean went 3-for-3 with a double, […]

No. 10 Rambelles cruise past Zias

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANGELO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team held 10th-ranked Angelo State to five hits on Friday night. The Rambelles didn’t need any more than that, benefitting from 12 walks, two hit batsmen and seven wild pitches in a 12-1 Lone Star Conference South Division win over the Zias. The […]

Zias absorb two more LSC crossover setbacks

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANGELO, Texas — It was another long day for the Eastern New Mexico University softball team on Sunday. The Zias couldn’t get out of the first inning in either game, losing to Southeastern Oklahoma 12-1 and the Northeastern State 6-1 to finish 0-5 in the three-day Lone Star Conference crossover tournament. […]

Zias routed twice in crossover tournament

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANGELO, Texas — The day didn’t start out to well for Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team on Saturday, and it never got much better either. Lone Star Conference North Division members Cameron and East Central run-ruled the Zias in the LSC crossover tournament, Cameron posting a 10-2 win while the […]

Zias drop LSC crossover opener

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANGELO, Texas — Katie Raines pitched a complete-game seven-hitter and singled home the go-ahead run in the top of the fifth inning, and Southwestern Oklahoma turned back Eastern New Mexico University 4-2 on Friday in the Lone Star Conference softball crossover tournament. Raines (7-5) allowed two unearned runs, with two walks […]

Incarnate Word rallies to sweep Greyhounds

San Antonio, Texas — One bad inning cost Eastern New Mexico a shot at salvaging the final game of a three-game Lone Star Conference Series at Incarnate Word. The conference-leading Cardinals (13-5, 12-3 LSC) scored five runs in the sixth inning with the help of Derrick Walls’ two-run double and an error to take an […]

Hounds drop pair at Incarnate Word

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico’s bats came alive a little too late Friday in a Lone Star Conference doubleheader loss at Incarnate Word. Trailing 13-3 after five innings in the second game, ENMU scored eight runs over the next three innings — and left the potential tying runs in the […]

Hounds pull out 96-91 win at UIW

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANTONIO — Guards Steven Mirabal and Versia Hodges each hit two free throws in the final 17 seconds Monday night and Eastern New Mexico University’s men improved their chances of reaching the Lone Star Conference tournament with a 96-91 LSC South decision over Incarnate Word. ENMU (12-12, 7-5 South) moved into […]

Incarnate Word overtakes Zias

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANTONIO — Incarnate Word’s women managed only one lead Monday night — but it came at just the right time. Junior forward Chloe Wallace converted two free throws with 34 seconds left and the Cardinals held on to edge Eastern New Mexico University 58-57 in a Lone Star Conference South Division […]

Hounds outlast Angelo State in 4 OTs

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANGELO, Texas — Aaron Edwards scored 20 points, including a pair of 3-pointers to start the fourth overtime, and Eastern New Mexico University outlasted Angelo State 116-11 Wednesday in four overtimes. Tyler Jefferson added 24 points and Max Carrier added 23 points and 10 rebounds for the Hounds (10-12, 5-5 in […]

Zias’ skid extends to five with 66-37 loss at Angelo State

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANGELO, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University Zias shot themselves out of the game early. Misfiring on 13 of their first 16 shots from the field, the Zias fell behind from the start in a 66-37 loss to Angelo State in a Lone Star Conference South women’s basketball game. Cat […]

Feb. 15 — Elida news

Schedule February 14: Clovis Christian, T, JH G 7th, JH B, 4 p.m. (make-up game) February 17: San Jon, H, V G&B, 5:30 February 19: Roy, H, 7th G, JH B, V G&B, 1 p.m.

Zias drop pair in late innings at St. Mary’s Classic

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANTONIO — After opening its season with a pair of losses in the St. Mary’s Classic on Saturday, Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team dropped to 0-4 on Sunday as Texas A&M-Kingsville and St. Mary’s put together two-run rallies in their final at-bats. ENMU erased a 4-0, first-inning deficit against Kingsville, […]

Dustdevils, Rattlers sweep Zias

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANTONIO — St. Mary’s capitalized on three Eastern New Mexico University errors to score six unearned runs in the fifth inning en route to a 10-2 victory on Saturday in the St. Mary’s Classic. ENMU junior right-hander Erin Roufosse (0-2) carried a 2-1 lead into the frame, thanks to a two-run […]

Rambelles rally to beat Zias

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANGELO, Texas — Angelo State overcame a seven-point deficit in the third set to finish off Eastern New Mexico University 25-12, 25-19, 29-27 Thursday night in Lone Star Conference volleyball. The Rambelles (17-10, 12-1 LSC) moved into a tie for second place in the conference with Abilene Christian (24-4, 12-1), which […]

Hounds, Zias suffer shutout losses

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANTONIO — On the first day of October, the Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team played Incarnate Word to a 2-2 Lone Star Conference tie at the ENMU pitch in a battle of nationally-ranked teams. On the last day of October, the Greyhounds’ ended a tough month with a 4-0 […]

Carlsbad’s Ross stood out early, locals say

By Rick White: Freedom New Mexico Tim King says San Francisco Giants outfielder Cody Ross hasn’t changed much since the days they played together at Carlsbad High School. Same laid-back personality, same violent swing. “It’s really funny to watch him on TV because he acts the same; same big swing, same big smile,” said King, […]

Cardinals post win over Zias

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANTONIO — Freshman Amber Guenther scored a pair of goals Friday and Incarnate Word kept Eastern New Mexico University winless in Lone Star Conference women’s soccer play with a 4-1 victory. Guenther put the Cardinals (7-3-2, 5-1-0 LSC) in front just over nine minutes into the match when she scored off […]

Angelo State nips Hounds in final minute

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANGELO, Texas — Senior quarterback Josh Neiswander threw his fifth touchdown pass of the game, a 9-yarder to Tristan Carter with 32 seconds left, and Angelo State outlasted Eastern New Mexico University 41-38 Saturday night in a Lone Star Conference crossover game. ENMU (1-1) erased a 14-point, second quarter deficit, taking […]