Hounds pull out late win in finale

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico BLACKWATER DRAW — Name a college, take away their most prolific passer in school history, give them a deficit and it’s probably a disaster. It very well could have been for Eastern New Mexico, had Wes Wood not been waiting in the wings. Wood, a 6-foot-1, 155-pound freshman gunslinger, [...]

ENMU men’s soccer team routed in finale

Freedom New Mexico TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Apparently, the Northeastern State men’s soccer team is much better at home than away. Eastern New Mexico University learned that the hard way on Friday, absorbing a 5-0 Lone Star Conference shellacking at the hands of the RiverHawks. It was the final match of the season for the Greyhounds [...]

Zias win season finale at Northeastern State

Freedom New Mexico TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Senior forward Samantha Lawrence scored her team-leading seventh goal of the season with eight minutes left in regulation, lifting Eastern New Mexico University to a 1-0 Lone Star Conference women’s soccer victory over Northeastern State on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams. Lawrence took a pass from [...]

Midwestern routs Hounds in division finale

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Freedom New Mexico BLACKWATER DRAW — Midwestern State pulled away with 23 points in the final 13 minutes Saturday night and the Mustangs handed Eastern New Mexico University a 50-17 loss in a Lone Star Conference South Division football game at Greyhound Stadium. Midwestern (8-2, 3-2 South), ranked 13th in NCAA Division II, took the [...]

Zias win series finale

Freedom New Mexico SILVER CITY, Texas — Senior center fielder Laura Thompson belted a go-ahead, two-run homer in the top of the sixth inning and Eastern New Mexico University held on for a 6-4 win over Western New Mexico on Thursday in the rubber match of a three-game softball series. Thompson, a native of Towcester [...]

St. Edward’s tops Zias in finale

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANTONIO —Freshman right-hander Paige Sandahl allowed just two hits, walked none and struck out seven in pitching third-ranked St. Edward’s to a 2-0 victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday in the St. Mary’s Classic softball competition. The Zias went 2-3 in what was their season-opening outing, losing to Rollins [...]

Portales officials speak at AVTT finale

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By Sarah Meyer, Freedom New Mexico Each of several speakers during Tuesday’s final ceremony of the American Veterans Traveling Tribute at Clovis High School commented on the importance of the exhibit, but one Vietnam veteran found special significance. Richard “Rick” Thomas of Clovis, who flew with the Air Force Security Service during Vietnam, said he [...]