Hounds sweep twin bill, series from Tarleton

Staff photo: Joshua Lucero
Eastern New Mexico University junior outfielder Blake Cooper singles in the bottom of the fifth inning of the second game of a Lone Star Conference doubleheader  Saturday against Tarleton State at Greyhound Field.

Staff report Riding outstanding pitching all weekend, Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team completed its first series sweep of Tarleton State, taking Saturday’s doubleheader 3-2 and 4-2 at Greyhound Field. The second game was called in the eighth inning due to rain and lightning. ENMU (19-17, 9-14 Lone Star Conference), which won Friday’s series opener [...]

Rams drop pair to Bobcats

Staff report RIO RANCHO — It was a long day for the Portales High baseball team on Saturday. Playing on a neutral field at Cleveland High School, the Rams absorbed 7-3 and 19-7 losses at the hands of Bloomfield, which scored in every inning except one in the twin bill. The second game was called [...]

Cleveland shuts out Lady Rams

Staff report SANTA ROSA — Portales High’s normally robust bats were held in check on Saturday. Rio Rancho Cleveland senior Brooke Hodgson pitched a three-hitter and the Storm pulled away late for a 5-0 win over the Lady Rams in a game played at Santa Rosa H.S. Cleveland actually played two games on Saturday, beating [...]

No. 11 Angelo posts sweep of Zias

Staff report SAN ANGELO, Texas — Freshman pitcher/designated player Kenedy Urbany belted her eighth homer of the season in the first game and tossed a five-inning, three-hit shutout in the nightcap as 11th-ranked Angelo State swept past Eastern New Mexico University 8-3 and 10-0 in Lone Star Conference softball on Saturday. The league-leading Rambelles (31-9, [...]

Rams finish second in Jim Love Invite

Staff report The Portales Rams managed to win only one event in Friday’s Jim Love Invitational track meet at PHS, but they scored in enough events to earn a second place team finish. PHS compiled 69 points to edge past Texico (65 1/2) and Belen (65) and finish behnd only Friona (79). Michael Nichols earned [...]

Samoei sets ENMU record in 10,000

Staff report STANFORD, Calif. — Eastern New Mexico University senior Isaiah Samoei set a school outdoor record in the men’s 10,000 and earned a provisionalo qualification to NCAA Division II national track competition on Friday night at the Stanford Invitational track meet. Samoei, from Eldoret, Kenya, clocked a time of 29 minutes, 19.38 seconds to [...]

Saturday area prep baseball linescore — April 5

Floyd 9, Dora 2 Dora    000  200  0 — 2    1    6 Floyd    012  042  x — 9    10    0 WP — W.T. Whitecotton. LP — Jesus Villegas. Top hitters — Dora: Andrew Gramzow 1-3, 2-run HR. Floyd: Lane Wallace 3-4, 2B, 2 RBIs, 3 runs; Whitecotton 2-4, 4 RBIs, run; Torres 3-3, 3 runs. [...]

Fox/Vixen Relay results

Saturday Fox/Vixen Relays At Fort Sumner Boys Team standings: 1. Clayton 109; 2. Santa Rosa 102; 3. Fort Sumner 46; 4. Mountainair 43; 5. Logan 36; 6. Raton 22; 7. Pecos 19; 8. Tucumcari 18; 9. Hagerman 15; 10. Lake Arthur 14; 11. Melrose 12; 12. Desert Academy 11; 13. Mesa Vista 5; 14. Corona [...]

Lopez places second in Artesia

Staff report ARTESIA — Sophomore Mireya Lopez earned a second-place finish at girls No. 6 singles, highlighting Portales High performances in the Artesia Invitational tennis tournament on Friday and Saturday. PHS girls finished with 15 team points while the boys had one point in the eight-school event. Team standings were not available. Lopez defeated an [...]

Hounds beat Tarleton in series opener

Staff report Senior shortstop Brett Ackerman had four hits and drove in three runs, including a walkoff double with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, as Eastern New Mexico University edged Tarleton State 4-3 on Friday night in the opener of a three-game Lone Star Conference baseball series at Greyhound Field. ENMU [...]