Area prep basketball summary — Jan. 24

BOYS Floyd 58, Clovis Christian 19 Clovis Christian (1-15) — Juaquin Lopez 2, Will Ramsey 9, Dev Cockrell 8. totals 8 2-6 19. Floyd (9-8) — Wyatt Chandler 3, Jase Wallace 15, Weston Chandler 4, Javin Chandler 7, Jarett East 3, Josue Gonzales 5, Jonathon Diaz 7, Tanner Essary 9, Seth Chandler 2, Adam Alvarez […]

PHS boys, girls basketball capsules — Jan. 27

BOYS Moriarty at Texico When: 7 p.m. today at the RAC Records: Moriarty 4-14, Portales 7-9 Last meeting: Jaunary 2014, the Pintos posted a 56-51 victory at the RAC. Last time out: Moriarty won at home over Gallup 49-43 last Tuesday. The Rams pulled out a 53-50 win on Friday at Texico. Of note: The […]

ENMU track gets Top-10 finishes

Staff report The Eastern New Mexico University track team posted a few top-10 finishes, with several top-15 and top-20 marks in a crowd largely comprised of Division-I schools at the New Mexico Lobo Collegiate Open, held Saturday at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Sabrina Huelga was tops for the Zias, taking fourth in the women’s 800 […]

Basketball Box Scores

Saturday Prep Girls Portales 53, Moriarty 40 Moriarty (6-11) — Alyssa Adams 8 0-0 19, Emily Gonzalez 4 0-0 9, Rosie Garza 0 4-4 4, Mariah Peterson 2 0-0 4, Taylor Adams 0 1-2 1, Averee Ortiz 1 1-2 3. Totals: 15 6-8 40. Portales (13-5) — Kambrey Blakey 5 6-6 17, Sheraya Cox 4 […]

Lady Rams dominate Moriarty

JOSHUA LUCERO: Staff photo

 Ram junior Sheraya Cox puts up a shot over Moriarty defenders Saturday afternoon during the Rams game at Ram Athletic Center. The Rams won 53-40 for their 13th win of the season and their second staight win of the weekend after beating Texico on Friday.

  Derek Major Staff writer dmajor@pntonline.com Playing for the second-straight day, Portales got off to a slow start. But against Moriarty, a dominant second quarter provided more than enough cushion for a 53-40 win at the Ram Athletic Center on Saturday. “It wasn’t our best game,” Rams head coach Wade Fraze said after the game. […]

Texans too much for Hounds

ENMU senior Seth Bailey looks to pass off to a teammate during Saturday’s Lone Star Conference men’s game at Greyhound Arena. The Texans kept the Hounds winless in LSC play, posting an 89-64 victory.

Staff report PORTALES — Say one thing for Tarleton State — the Texans were consistent on Saturday. As in consistently good. TSU shot 16-of-24 in each half to finish at 67 percent for the game in an 89-64 Lone Star Conference rout of Eastern New Mexico University at Greyhound Arena. Senior forward TaShawn Mabry led […]

TexAnns’ 3s down Zias

ENMU senior Jasmine Johnson drives past a Tarleton State defender during the second half of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference women’s game at Greyhound Arena. The TexAnns defeated the Zias 71-56.

By Dave Wagner Staff Writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Eastern New Mexico University women’s coach Josh Prock said he knew Tarleton State’s Bailey Wipff could shoot. In fact, he tried to recruit her last year from Howard College. Unfortunately for the Zias, the sophomore guard from Lubbock picked a bad time to have a career day, hitting 8-of-9 […]

Lady Cats pull away for victory

By Dave Wagner dwagner@cnjonline.com The Lubbock Home School girls were hanging with Clovis High for a while, then all of a sudden they weren’t. The Lady Wildcats broke open a relatively close game with a 24-2 run, including the final 14 points of the first half, and notched a 73-56 win over the Lady Titans […]

Rams, Lady Rams top Texico

Staff photo: Joshua Lucero
Portales High junior Kambrey Blakey shoots over Texico’s Madison Gloyna during the second half of Friday’s girls matchup at Texico. Blakey scored 21 points in the Lady Rams’ 55-29 win.

Staff report TEXICO — The Portales boys used the free throw line to pull one out on Friday night. The Rams went 8-for-10 from the line in the final stanza, outscoring Texico 12-5 to edge the Wolverines 53-50. Portales also took the girls matchup, winning 55-29. Sophomore center Jeremie Karngbaye posted a double-double with 16 […]

Hope Christian rides first-quarter run to win over Clovis

Staff photo: Kevin Wilson
Clovis junior Roland Chavez tries to get Hope Christian defender Caleb Meyer-Hagan with a fake in the second half of Friday night’s game at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. Chavez had 13 points and 12 rebounds in Clovis’ 64-49 setback.

By Kevin Wilson STAFF WRITER kwilson@cnjonline.com Put 21 first-half turnovers on one side, and Dedrick Milford on the other. The math isn’t too difficult. Milford scored a game-high 18 points in just 15 minutes of action, including 11 in an 18-2 first-quarter run that put things on ice early for Hope Christian in a 64-49 […]

Friday area prep summaries — Jan. 23

BOYS District 3-2A Panhandle 54, Farwell 37 Farwell (16-5, 2-1) — Jace Perkins 13, Angel Graxiola 11, Curt Langford 4, Chase Mitchell 4, Gerardo Martinez 4, Oscar Muniz 1. Totals 15 5-11 37. Panhandle (12-5, 3-0) — Josh Oliver 14, Clayton Wood 12, Bryce Cathey 9, Trehern McGill 6, Red Hughey 5, Jett Cates 5, […]

ENMU basketball capsules — Jan. 24

MEN Tarleton State at ENMU • When: 4 p.m. today in a Lone Star Conference game at Greyhound Arena • Records: Tarleton State (15-2, 3-2 LSC), ENMU 7-11 (0-5) • Last year: The Texans beat the Greyhounds 86-64 at Stephenville, Texas, and 92-82 at Greyhound Arena. • Last time out: TSU edged West Texas A&M 76-71 at home […]

Late Pioneers 3-pointer topples Zias

Staff report DENTON, Texas — Sophomore forward Emily Spector capped a 20-point, 10-rebound night off the bench by hitting a decisive 3-pointer with nine seconds left Thursday to give Texas Woman’s a 63-61 Lone Star Conference women’s basketball victory over Eastern New Mexico University. For the third consecutive game, the Zias (6-10, 2-4 LSC) tried […]

Portales basketball capsules

Boys Portales at Texico When: 7 p.m. today Records: Portales 6-9, Texico 10-6 Last meeting: February 2014, The Rams edged Texico 54-50 in overtime at Texico. Last time out: The Rams’ last outing was on Saturday, a 45-35 loss to St. Michael’s in the final round of the St. Michael’s Shootout at Santa Fe. Texico […]

New Mexico fishing report — Jan. 22

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Charette Lakes: Closed for the season. Cimarron […]

Commerce keeps Hounds winless in LSC

Staff report COMMERCE, Texas — The Texas A&M-Commerce Lions improved to 8-0 at home, as Darrell Williams had 26 points to lead four in double figures and also grabbed 14 rebounds in a 91-67 victory Wednesday night over Eastern New Mexico University. LaDon Carnegie scored 22 poins and dished out 11 assists for Commerce (14-3, 3-1), […]

Zia rally falls short at Commerce

Staff report COMMERCE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico couldn’t quite dig its way out of two holes in a row. The Zias cut a 20-point second-half deficit to four with 100 seconds to play, but could get no closer as Texas A&M-Commerce survived with a 70-62 win in their Lone Star Conference game Wednesday night. […]

Akajiobi filling void for Hounds

CMI correspondent: Rick White
Iyke Akajiobi has averaged 4.3 points and five rebounds in four games since joining the Greyhounds in January.

By Rick White Correspondent Like most boys in Nigeria, Iyke Akajiobi grew up playing “football” — soccer to Americans. He’d seen a basketball game or two on television, but never had played it until he moved to the United States at age 15. His initiation was awkward. “I dribbled with two hands and I didn’t […]

ENMU basketball capsules — Jan. 21

MEN ENMU at Texas A&M-Commerce • When: 6:30 p.m. (MST) today in a Lone Star Conference game at Commerce, Texas • Records: ENMU 7-10 (0-4 LSC), Texas A&M-Commerce 13-3 (2-1) • Last year: The Lions went 2-1 against the Greyhounds last year, including a 74-73 win in the LSC tournament quarterfinals. During the regular season, […]

PHS girls basketball capsule — Jan. 20

Clovis at Portales When: 7 p.m. today at the Ram Athletic Center Records: Clovis  15-2, Portales 11-4 Last meeting: January 2014, the Lady Wildcats used a 17-0, second-quarter run and 30 points from Danni Williams en route to a 63-43 victory at Rock Staubus Gym. Last time out: The Lady Cats bounced back from a […]