Prep football scoreboard

Friday Frenship 27, Clovis 21 Portales 51, Pojoaque 13 Lake Arthur 54, Clovis Christian 18 Dora 76, Pine Hill 6 Fort Sumner 21, Texico 20, OT Melrose 60, Tse Yi Gai 0 Bovina at Morton, 6:30 p.m.  

Hounds, Javelinas seeking first LSC win

By Dave Wagner At numerous times over the years, Texas A&M-Kingsville has had the stronger football team when it faced Eastern New Mexico University. Some years, the Greyhounds appear to have the better team. It hasn’t mattered when they’ve played in Kingsville, which they do today in a 6 p.m. (MDT) Lone Star Conference […]

Local roundup

VOLLEYBALL Peyton Chavez Tournament of Champions At Portales Today Pool play 9 a.m. — Portales vs. Clovis, Sandia Prep vs. Texico, Moriarty vs. Pojoaque 10:15 a.m. — Fort Sumner vs. Hatch Valley, Portales vs. Sandia Prep, Moriarty vs. Clovis 11:30 a.m. — Fort Sumner vs. Texico, Hatch Valley vs. Pojoaque, Portales vs. Moriarty 12:45 p.m. […]

Hounds, Lubbock Christian tie 2-2

Staff report LUBBOCK — In a physical contest that included 39 fouls and nine cards, the Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team played Lubbock Christian to a 2-2 tie on Thursday. LCU (2-3-1) received five yellow cards to three for the Greyhounds (2-5-2), but ENMU played the final 55 minutes one man short after […]

Goddard pulls away from Rams in second half

Joshua Lucero: Staff photo
Portales sophomore Pedro Perea, left,  swipes the ball from Goddard midfielder Joel Dominguez during Thursday’s game at Ram Field. Goddard won the game 4-1.

By Derek Major Staff Writer Different opponent. Same result. Another good first half and another poor second half led to a Portales Rams’ 4-1 loss to Roswell Goddard on Thursday. Rams coach Nathan Dodge has no answers for why his team can’t win at home or why they continue to have letdowns. “I don’t […]

Rams take two-game win streak to Pojoaque

By Derek Major Staff Writer The Portales Rams hit the road riding a two-game winning streak and coach Jamie Ramirez knows his team is feeling confident and ready. “We’re relaxed as a team, and we had a good week of practice,” Ramirez said of his team, which plays at Pojoaque tonight. Last season, the […]

New Mexico fishing report — Oct. 2

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 very good using […]

Zias creep above .500

Staff report Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team has a winning record 13 matches into the season. The Zias (7-6) swept University of the Southwest 25-17, 25-16, 25-18 on Tuesday night at Greyhound Arena, marking the latest they’ve been over the .500 mark in a season since 2010, when they were 12-11 en route to […]

LSC volleyball roundup — Oct. 1

All Times MDT Conf. All W-L W-L West Texas A&M 5-0 13-3 Angelo State 6-1 11-2 Texas Woman’s 4-2 9-6 Tarleton State 4-3 10-4 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3-3 10-4 Eastern New Mexico 2-3 7-6 Cameron 1-5 6-7 Texas A&M-Commerce 1-5 3-12 Midwestern State 1-5 5-10 Friday’s matches Midwestern State 3, Cameron 2; St. Mary’s 3, Texas […]

Coaches roundtable: Film study, pre-game talks, coin flips

By Derek Major Staff writer Every coach has a way of doing things, and when it comes to how to prepare for a game, it’s no different, so we questioned local football coaches to see how they do things.. What are you looking for when you watch tape of  your team’s game from the […]

Hounds record first shutout

Staff report HOBBS — Freshman James Gutierrez made four saves and Eastern New Mexico University earned its first shutout win of the season on Tuesday, defeating University of the Southwest 2-0. The Hounds (3-5-1) have never gone nine matches into a season to collect a shutout. Redshirt freshman Daniel Sanchez scored on a free kick […]

Prep football rankings — Sept. 30 Class 6A Team W-L 1. Rio Rancho 5-0 2. Eldorado 5-0 3. Mayfield 4-1 4. Cleveland 4-1 5. Las Cruces High 3-2 Class 5A Team W-L 1. Centennial 5-0 2. Roswell Goddard 4-1 3. Artesia 4-1 4. Belen 4-1 5. Miyamura 5-0 Class 4A Team W-L 1. LV Robertson 5-0 2. Ruidoso 5-0 3. […]

Midwestern State, Commerce only conference unbeatens RICHARDSON, Texas — Midwestern State and Texas A&M-Commerce each won on the road Saturday and are tied for the early Lone Star Conference lead. MSU (3-0, 2-0 LSC), the only remaining unbeaten in the conference, overcame a fumble in the red zone and an interception in the end zone to post a 27-23 win […]

Zia rodoers second at Sul Ross

Staff report ALPINE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s women notched their second consecutive runnerup finish in rodeo competition hosted by Sul Ross State over the weekend. The Zias posted 145 points to finish five behind Odessa College. ENMU’s men finished with 60 points, but final results were not available on Monday to determine their […]

Zias end overtime drought

Staff report DENTON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s women ended a 10-game winless in overtime games dating to the start of last season by beating Texas Woman’s 2-1 Saturday. Senior midfielder Alyssa Prince scored with 13 seconds left in the first sudden-death overtime to give the Zias a 2-1 win over the Pioneers in […]

Lady Tigers capture Capitan tournament

Staff report CAPITAN — The Elida Lady Tigers volleyball team took home the first-place trophy at the Capitan tournament with three wins over the weekend. The Lady Tigers defeated Cloudcroft on Friday night 25-15, 25-16, 25-19. In Saturday’s semifinals, they beat Fort Sumner 20-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-27, 15-6 before downing Magdalena in the championship match […]

Hounds turn back Oklahoma Christian

Staff report Eastern New Mexico University gave itself some breathing room with two late goals in a dominant first half, and the Greyhounds notched a 3-1 win over Oklahoma Christian on Saturday at the ENMU pitch. Leading just 1-0 despite a wide margin in shots against OCU (1-4-1), the Hounds (2-5-1) closed out the half […]

Mistakes costly to Hounds in loss to Lions

Staff photo: Joshua Lucero
Eastern New Mexico University senior wide receiver Jacob Johnson snags a long pass between a pair of Texas A&M-Commerce defenders during the second quarter of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference game at Greyhound Stadium. Johnson caught eight passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns in a 48-32 loss to the Lions.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner BLACKWATER DRAW — From the opening kickoff, it was evident Eastern New Mexico University’s football team was going to have its hands full with Texas A&M-Commerce. Any help the Lions might have needed from the Greyhounds, though, they received. ENMU gave away 17 points on a blocked punt, […]

Zias roll to sweep of TexAnns

By Derek Major Staff writer The Eastern New Mexico University Zias bounced back from their three-game loss to Angelo State on Friday, taking out their frustrations on Tarleton State on Saturday night by beating the TexAnns 25-15, 25-23 , 25-16 at Greyhound Arena. The Zias (6-6, 2-3 Lone Star Conference) came out hitting the […]

NMMI keeps Rams winless at home

By Derek Major Staff Writer dmajor@pntline Home, not so sweet, home. Everardo Ahumada scored a pair of goals and New Mexico Military Institute handed Portales a 3-0 loss to keep the Rams winless at home this season. It was the District 4-A/4A opener for the Rams. The Rams (4-6-1) fell to 0-5 at home and […]