Friday area prep football summaries — Oct. 3

Fort Sumner 21, Texico 20, OT Records: Texico 2-4, Fort Sumner 4-2 Difference: The Foxes stopped Texico sophomore Mason Golden short of the goal line on a potential game-winning 2-point conversion try in overtime, extending their winning streak to four games. The teams played through a scoreless second half after going to the break tied […]

Lady Cats lead in tourney pool play

Staff report Two-time defending champion Clovis High won seven of eight games in pool play and has the lead after the first day of the Peyton Chavez Tournament of Champions at the Ram Athletic Center in Portales. The Lady Wildcats split sets with Texico, losing 27-26 and winning 25-16, and swept Portales 25-15, 25-18, Hatch […]

Cats show improvement at Highland meet

Staff report ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis High’s cross country boys made marked improvement on Friday. The Wildcats notched a season-best fifth-place team finish out of nine teams with 154 points in the Highland Invitational. Cibola took team honors with 35 points to 54 for runnerup Eldorado. Meantime, the Lady Wildcats earned a third-place finish with 85 […]

Pioneers notch win over ENMU

Staff report DENTON, Texas — Texas Woman’s needed a rally to win the second set, but the Pioneers cruised the rest of the time and handed Eastern New Mexico University a 25-8, 29-27, 25-17 Lone Star Conference volleyball setback on Friday night. Hillary Shaffer collected 11 kills for the Pioneers (10-6, 5-2 LSC), who overcame […]

Zias post first soccer win at WT

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Junior defender Melissa Moxley scored late in the first half and the Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team made it stand up for a 1-0 Lone Star Conference victory over West Texas A&M on Friday night. The victory was the first at WT in program history for the Zias […]

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 […]