Hounds eye another title run

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Jeremy Buurma won’t admit he was surprised by Eastern New Mexico University’s Lone Star Conference football co-championship last fall. That’s not to say he doesn’t understand others’ shock. “(The season) turned out a lot better than a lot of people thought, maybe even to some of our own players,” […]

Spikeball showcase set for Saturday

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By Kevin Wilson Staff writer kwilson@cnjonline.com The Clovis Spikeball Showcase, set for Saturday morning at Hillcrest Park, is billed as an introductory event to show residents the  sport, which was actually invented in 1989 but experienced a resurgence early this decade. Harding Brumby and Darrian Whiting, two local Spikeball players, showed us some basics about […]

Medlin has shot at repeat CNFR title

Staff report CASPER, Wyo. — Eastern New Mexico University’s Logan Medlin and partner Billy Bob Brown of Tarleton State are positioned for a possible repeat title in team roping in tonight’s short go of the College National Finals Rodeo. ENMU junior Hayden Segelke is also looking for a title in goat tying. ENMU will have […]

Rams part of round-robin tourney

Portales High’s summer baseball team will be part of a round-robin tournament to be played Friday through Sunday at Ram Field and Clovis’ Bell Park, featuring six teams. Clovis will play all five games at home and Portales four, while the other teams will vary their road and neutral-site games. The Rams will play 2 […]

Zias have rough Thursday at CNFR

Staff report CASPER, Wyo. — Eastern New Mexico University’s women had a rough night in breakaway roping competition on Thursday in the College National Finals Rodeo. Juniors Keely Weger and Taylor Smith both posted no-times for the Zias. ENMU had the top three finishers in the event in the Southwest Region and none will make […]

New Mexico fishing report — June 19

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: Trout fishing was good with several […]

ENMU women move into tie for lead at CNFR

Staff report CASPER, Wyo. — Eastern New Mexico University junior Hayden Segelke tied for second in Wednesday’s third round of goat tying competition in the College National Finals Rodeo. Segelke maintained her lead in the average by one-tenth of a second, with two more nights of competitors left in the third round. About half of […]

Greyhound signee drafted by Astros

Staff report Dexture McCall, an Eastern New Mexico University baseball signee, was chosen in this month’s major league baseball draft by the Houston Astros in the 31st round. The 6-foot-1, 220-pound McCall played for Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Fla. Last season, he batted .360 with team-high five home runs for the Hawks, who posted […]

ENMU women’s rodeo team remains in title hunt

Staff report Hayden Segelke finished fourth in goat tying Tuesday in the second round as the Eastern New Mexico University women’s rodeo team kept itself in position to possibly win its first national title since 1983. ENMU is tied for third with 180 points after two complete rounds of the week-long College National Finals Rodeo […]

ENMU cancels individual camp

The Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball program has canceled an individual basketball skills camp scheduled for next week. The camp was scheduled for Monday through June 26 at Greyhound Arena for girls entering grades 1-7. The program is holding its team camps this week, Tuesday through Thursday for schools in Classes 1A-3A and Thursday […]