TexAnns hold off Zias’ comeback

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Freedom New Mexico Tarleton State went 8-for-8 from the free throw line in the final 46 seconds, including four from sophomore guard Brianna Bledsoe, and the TexAnns held on for a 78-70 Lone Star Conference women’s basketball victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Wednesday night at Greyhound Arena. Senior guard Kiara Tate, who scored […]

TexAnns beat Zias in four

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Freedom New Mexico Nikki McNorton had 14 kills and nine total blocks (three solos) Thursday night as Tarleton State pulled away to a 25-15, 22-25, 25-20, 25-19 Lone Star Conference volleyball victory over Eastern New Mexico University at Greyhound Arena. Stacie Murrah added 10 kills and four block assists for the TexAnns (14-11, 8-5 LSC). […]

Division-leading TexAnns cruise past Zias

Freedom New Mexico STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State’s women scored the game’s first 17 points Saturday and never looked back in routing Eastern New Mexico University 97-58 in Lone Star Conference South Division action. The TexAnns (19-2, 9-0 South) extended their winning streak to nine games and now have the best 21-game start in the […]

Zias fall to TexAnns in four

Freedom New Mexico STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Irelis Ilarraza had 16 kills and three block solos Saturday and Tarleton State fended off a solid challenge from Eastern New Mexico to beat the Zias 19-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-23 in Lone Star Conference volleyball play. The TexAnns (21-8, 7-5) coming off a five-set loss to LSC-leading West Texas […]

TexAnns complete series sweep of ENMU

Freedom New Mexico STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State erased a three-run deficit with five runs in the fifth, capped by Julie Norris’ three-run homer, and the TexAnns held on for a 5-4 win Saturday over Eastern New Mexico University and a sweep of their three-game Lone Star Conference South Divisin softball series. It was the […]

No. 24 TexAnns overpower Zias

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico In anticipation its home matchup against division leader West Texas A&M this weekend, Tarleton State wasted little time in Portales proving why they’re the nationally-ranked Lady Buffs’ top challenger. Brittnie Haley led three in double figures with 18 points, and the 24th-ranked TexAnns put forth a dominant defensive effort […]

TexAnns rough up Zias

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By Dave Wagner: Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team couldn’t keep Tarleton State in the yard on Friday. The TexAnns, who came in averaging a modest four runs a game, belted six home runs and posted two of their top three run totals this season in rolling to a 12-5, 9-0 Lone […]

Zias lose on road

Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University got off to a fast start Thursday night, but the Zias were overtaken by Tarleton State and dropped a 28-30, 25-22, 25-18, 25-15 Lone Star Conference volleyball decision to the TexAnns at Greyhound Arena. ENMU junior Caitlin Murphy collected 25 digs in the loss, though, and broke the […]

TexAnns sweep Zias

Freedom New Mexico STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State pushed over three runs in the bottom of the sixth Saturday to hand Eastern New Mexico University a 4-2 loss in the first game of a Lone Star Conference South Division softball doubleheader. In the second game, the TexAnns notched a 9-1 win to complete a three-game […]

TexAnns tame Zias

Freedom New Mexico STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Sophomore center JoAnne Jones scored a career-high 19 points Thursday night, leading four Tarleton State players in double figures as the TexAnns pulled away late for a 79-64 Lone Star Conference South Division women’s victory over Eastern New Mexico University. Juniors D’Anna Dingler (15 points, 10 rebounds) and Krystal […]

TexAnns topple Zias

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By Dave Wagner, Freedom New Mexico It’s been a tough learning curve for the youth-dominated Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team. Wednesday’s lesson may have been the most difficult yet. The Zias struggled from the start, falling behind 17-1 in the first 5 1/2 minutes and never recovering in a 68-47 Lone Star Conference […]

Zia volleyball loses at Tarleton State

Freedom Newspapers STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Missy Castro had 12 kills and Emily Richardson added 11 as Tarleton State opened Lone Star Conference South Division volleyball play Thursday night with a 30-21, 30-25, 30-21 win over Eastern New Mexico University. The TexAnns (6-7, 1-0 South) pulled away late in the second game while dominating the Zias […]

Zias secure first winning season in three years

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By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers Roni Gomez knows she’s never going to be a big scorer, but she realizes there are other ways to contribute in a basketball game. The junior guard from Portales came off the bench to help Eastern New Mexico University’s women step up their defensive pressure and the Zias rallied from […]

Zias fall to TexAnns at home

By Dave Wagner Guard Katie Crawford led a balanced attack with 14 points and Tarleton State overcame a sluggish first half to beat Eastern New Mexico University 67-47 on Wednesday night in Lone Star Conference South Division women’s basketball at Greyhound Arena. The TexAnns (13-5, 5-0 South) maintained a half game lead over West Texas […]