Rams thump Eunice

Staff report EUNICE — Home or away, it doesn’t seem to matter as the Portales Rams dismantled the Eunice Cardinals 42-0 in a game that was called early in the third quarter thanks to several lightning strikes in the area. Up to the time the game was called, Portales (4-0) was in complete control of […]

TWU downs ENMU

By Matthew Asher Staff writer masher@pntonline.com It was a rough way for the ENMU volleyball team to open Lone Star Conference play on Friday night. Texas Woman’s, also beginning conference play, defeated ENMU 25-16, 25-18, 25-27, 25-22 at Greyhound Arena on Friday night. The Pioneers (7-2) spoiled the home opener for the Greyhounds (5-5). After […]

Hounds face Mustangs again in LSC Festival

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ENMU receiver Adrian Horton is pulled out of bounds by Adams State defensive back Dejon Scott just short of the pylon during the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game at Alamosa, Colo. Horton’s 16-yard reception set up the Greyhounds’ final touchdown, a 1-yard run by Jeremy Doucette, in a 44-30 victory. The Hounds will try to make it 3-0 when they face Midwestern State in the teams’ 10:30 a.m. (MDT) Lone Star Conference opener today, part of the LSC Football Festival at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

By Matthew Asher Staff writer masher@pntonline.com Both the ENMU Greyhounds and Midwestern State Mustangs are undefeated this season at 2-0. Today only one of them will stay perfect as the teams meet in the first of three games in the 2015 Lone Star Football Festival at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Kickoff is set for […]

Portales looks to stay perfect

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com The Portales Rams (3-0) faced the Eunice Cardinals (1-2) in a preseason scrimmage at Portales  back in August. Today they face each other again, only this time the game counts, as the Class 3A Cardinals host the Class 4A Rams. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Eunice. Importance […]

Rams edged in overtime

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com The Portales Rams and the Ruidoso Warriors put on a scoring display Thursday in their district opener inPortales. In the end, the Warriors (2-4) were able to hold off the Rams (2-6) and win 5-4 in overtime. The first half for Ruidoso was the Andres Aguirre show as he […]

Ruidoso rallies for victory

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Artesia’s Shaylee Fuller (8) goes for a spike in the first set against Portales Thursday night. The Bulldogs won the set and the match 3-0.

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com The Lady Rams (4-6) soccer team got off to a rough start in district play as Ruidoso fought back from a two goal deficit to grab a 4-3 win. The Red and White owned the first half. Daniela Jimenez scored the first goal for Portales in the seventh minute […]

ENMU women’s soccer wins home opener

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Greyhound freshman midfielder Baylee Hampton gains possession of the ball while fighting off New Mexico Highlands defender Anyssa Dagnino in the second half of Wednesday’s game at the Eastern New Mexico University pitch.

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com Wrong foot, right result, and Eastern New Mexico’s women’s soccer team is perfect at home after a less-than-that start on the road. Sophomore Morgan Fairbanks’ goal, set up by Samantha Silvestre, gave ENMU the only offense of the day 25 minutes in and the defense held for a 1-0 […]

ENMU tops Cowgirls to move to 5-4

Staff report LAS VEGAS, N.M. — Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team got its final tuneup before the start of Lone Star Conference play this weekend, slipped above the .500 mark at 5-4 with a 25-21, 25-18, 25-23 victory over New Mexico Highlands on Tuesday night. Junior outside hitter Lauren Frye recorded 14 kills for […]

Floyd outlasts Dora

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Dora’s Daelynn Lee, center, goes for a kill in the third set of their Tuesday night match against Floyd. Lee would injure her left knee during the set and wouldn’t return. Floyd won in five sets.

By Matthew Asher Staff writer masher@pntonline.com DORA — If the second match between the Dora Lady Coyotes and the Floyd Lady Broncos is anything like their first one on Tuesday night, volleyball fans are in for a treat as Floyd (3-2) outlasted Dora (1-5) in a five-set thriller. Floyd overcame a one-set deficit at the […]

ENMU women notch first win of season

Staff report LAREDO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team earned its first win of the season on Sunday, rallying in the second half for a 2-1 win over Texas A&M International in the finale of the Dustdevils’ Fall Festival. The Greyhounds (1-3-1) trailed 1-0 after an early tally by International’s Daisy Perez, […]

Hounds beat Adams State, move to 2-0

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Ibrahim Maiga picks off a pass at the Greyhound 4 to squelch Adams State’s final drive of the second quarter Friday night.

STAFF REPORT ALAMOSA, Colo. — Junior fullback Jeremy Doucette scored three touchdowns and seniors Jeremy Buurma and Adrian Horton hooked up on a 67-yard scoring pass on the first play of the final quarter as the Eastern New Mexico University football team rallied for a 44-30 victory over Adams State on Saturday night. ENMU (2-0) […]

ENMU volleyball drops pair in Colorado Springs

STAFF REPORT COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado-Colorado Springs erased a 13-11 deficit in the fifth set to pull out a 25-21, 23-25, 18-25, 25-22, 18-16 win over Eastern New Mexico University in the Silver & Steel Classic, co-hosted by the Lions and Colorado State-Pueblo. Earlier on Saturday, the Hounds dropped a 25-15, 25-20, 25-22 decision […]

Portales soccer teams sweep Pojoaque

By Kevin Wilson DEPUTY EDITOR kwilson@cnjonline.com Portales’ soccer teams staged a Saturday home sweep over Pojoaque Valley, with the girls claiming a  3-1 win and the boys a 2-0 shutout. Kimberlie Hay, Lillie Saiz and Sarah Lovato scored on what coach Ruben Tellez called a good day for the Lady Rams (4-5). “We passed the […]

ENMU teams third, fourth at UTEP

Staff report EL PASO —Senior Kayula Pallares and sophomore Coley Norcross led Eastern New Mexico University’s women to a third-place team finish in Friday’s season-opening Lori Fitzgerald Classic cross country meet, hosted by Texas-El Paso. The Greyhounds placed all six of their runners in the top 20 in the four-team meet, and with 53 points […]

Portales blanks Wolverines

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com TEXICO — The Portales Rams continue to ride their defense as they spoiled the Texico Wolverines’ homecoming on Friday night. This time the Rams (3-0) beat the Wolverines (1-2) 36-0. All the usual players for Portales scored, but did so in atypical ways. Running back Bronte Staugaard returned a […]

Wildcats move to 3-0 with rout of Jaguars

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Clovis defenders Fernando Acosta (58) and Tyler Bonner (88) try to take down Atrisco Heritage Academy quarterback Mark Gurule-Ramirez before he gets the pitch off in Friday’s game at Leon Williams Stadium. Clovis routed the Jaguars 61-6.

By Kevin Wilson DEPUTY EDITOR kwilson@cnjonline.com The Clovis Wildcats found themselves on Friday night with a 200-yard rusher, a 100-yard rusher, 18 first downs and 399 yards of offense. The second half went OK, too, as Clovis found little challenge in a 61-6 victory over Atrisco Heritage called by the 50-point mercy rule in the […]

Hounds eye second win at Adams State

By Matthew Asher Staff writer masher@pntonline.com The Greyhounds started off the 2015 campaign with an impressive 40-10 win over New Mexico Highlands. Just like last season, ENMU has the chance to go 2-0 as they face the Adams State Grizzlies today at Rex Stadium in Alamosa, Colorado, with a 6 p.m. scheduled start time. In […]

ENMU men rally to tie Pioneers

Staff report PLAINVIEW, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University rallied from a two-goal halftime deficit to gain a 2-2 tie on Friday against Wayland Baptist. The Pinoeers (2-1-2) got late first-half goals from junior midfielder Mohammad Chahine and senior forward Arturo Valle-Sardaneta to break open a scoreless contest. Senior midfielder Roberton Zararain cut the margin […]

Hounds beat St. Ed’s, Western State

Staff report PUEBLO, Colo. — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team swept a pair of matches in Friday’s Steel & Silver Classic, hosted by Colorado State-Pueblo. The Greyhounds opened with a 20-25, 25-14, 25-9, 23-25, 15-11 win over St. Edward’s before coming back to beat Western State 17-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-22, extending its winning […]

Rams notch first win of season

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com It took six games but the Portales boys soccer team finally picked up their first win of the season beating Desert Academy 5-1 at Portales High School. The Rams (1-5) scored early and often, building up a four-goal lead at the half and cruised to a decisive victory over […]