Zias firing blanks in final stretch

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By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers The Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team inability to put the ball in the net lately is proving frustrating. Trying to nail down their first Lone Star Conference postseason tournament berth, the Zias scrambled to a scoreless tie against Southwestern Oklahoma Sunday at the ENMU pitch. ENMU (10-6-1, 3-3-1 […]

Defense stays strong for football squad

Freedom Newspapers WEATHERFORD, Okla. — For the second year in a row, struggling Southwestern Oklahoma provided just the tonic needed by the Eastern New Mexico University football team. Quarterback Michael Benton ran for one touchdown and threw a pair of scoring passes to Derrick Hunter and the defense was in control throughout as the Greyhounds […]

Hounds win first game of season

Freedom Newspapers WEATHERFORD, Okla. — Derrick Hunter made a big splash in his return to action Saturday night. Eastern New Mexico University’s senior wide receiver caught four passes for 78 yards and two touchdowns as the Greyhounds blanked Southwestern Oklahoma 28-0 in a Lone Star Conference crossover game. Sophomore quarterback Michael Benton rushed for 115 […]

Hounds face test on road

Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers A year ago, Eastern New Mexico University and Southwestern Oklahoma were both struggling and in need of a win entering their third-week matchup at Blackwater Draw. It was the Greyhounds who broke out, building a 22-0 halftime lead before getting a 100-yard return of the second-half kickoff by Corey White and […]

Clabaugh gets 400th win as Hounds split with Bulldogs

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By Dave Wagner A second-game loss put only a slight tinge on Eastern New Mexico University baseball coach Phil Clabaugh’s accomplishment. The Greyhounds gave Clabaugh his 400th win in 18 seasons as a college coach on Sunday with a 7-3 win over Southwestern Oklahoma at Greyhound Field. Then the Bulldogs avoided a four-game series sweep […]

Hounds roll to twin bill sweep

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By Dave Wagner If it were this easy all the time, baseball wouldn’t be much of a challenge. Junior right-hander Kelly Crain outpitched Southwestern Oklahoma ace Gunner Poff in the opener, then junior left-hander David Swinconos rode a strong offensive barrage from his teammates in the nightcap as the Greyhounds posted a 3-1, 10-0 sweep […]

Zias rally to beat Southwestern

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By Dave Wagner Trailing by 11 points with 16 1/2 minutes left, Eastern New Mexico University didn’t exactly have the Southwestern Oklahoma Lady Bulldogs right where they wanted them. Then the Zias went to a 2-3 zone defense, got Southwestern to cool off from the field and used a game-ending 14-2 run to pull out […]

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, […]

Zias stay alive for LSC tourney with tie on road

PNT Staff WEATHERFORD, Okla. — The Eastern New Mexico University Zias scrambled to a 0-0 tie at Southwestern Oklahoma on Friday, and kept themselves in contention for the sixth and final berth in the upcoming Lone Star Conference women’s soccer tournament. ENMU (9-8-2, 2-4-2), playing its second consecutive draw, remained in a tie for sixth […]

Elliott claims 200th career win with 39-0 blowout

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By Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — If you’re going to get a milestone win, Eastern New Mexico University football coach Bud Elliott’s 200th career victory as a college coach couldn’t have been drawn up much better. The Greyhounds dominated Southwestern Oklahoma in every phase of the game in rolling to a 39-0 win Saturday night […]

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 […]