Hounds open season with pair of wins

Freedom New Mexico ODESSA, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team opened its season on Friday in the Texas-Permian Basin tournament with a couple of firsts — beating the host Falcons and Incarnate Word, both for the first time in the program’s history. Junior left fielder Luis Quinones and junior third baseman Daniel Binz […]

Zias notch first win at Angelo since 1996

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANGELO, Texas — Seniors Precious Herrin and Kiara Tate combined for 35 points off the bench and senior guard Tori Northcutt drained a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:34 left as Eastern New Mexico University’s women ended a 15-game losing streak at Angelo State with a 63-58 Lone Star Conference win over the […]

Angelo State turns back Hounds

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANGELO, Texas — Junior guard Keenan Coleman scored 20 points and Angelo State held Eastern New Mexico University without a field goal over a 10-minute stretch spanning both halves Wednesday night en route to a 70-62 Lone Star Conference men’s victory. Coleman struggled from the field, going 4-for-15, but he went […]

Anniversaries — Feb. 5

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Allen D.H. and Gwen Allen of Grady will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 11 at the Grady Allen Hall in Grady. The celebration will be hosted by friends and family. The couple was married Feb. 8, 1942, in Littlefield, Texas. They have one child. D.H. is a […]

My turn: Cowboys loyalty part of childhood

Since I grew up in legendary Cowboys quarterback “Dandy” Don Meredith’s hometown of Mt. Vernon, Texas, and hauled hay for his parents, it is illegal for me not to be a Cowboys fan. As a youngster, I rode 100 miles to a Dallas-Green Bay pre-season game at the Cotton Bowl with my father and his […]

Weekly LSC basketball update — Feb. 3

College standings Men Conf. All W-L W-L Tarleton State 12-0 20-1 Midwestern St. 10-2 17-2 West Texas A&M 7-5 13-6 Cameron 8-5 12-7 Incarnate Word 8-5 12-8 E. New Mexico 6-6 13-8 A&M-Kingsville 3-9 8-13 Abilene Christian 2-9 10-11 Angelo State 2-9 9-11 A&M-Commerce 2-10 7-13

Hounds, Zias picked for last place in spring polls

Freedom New Mexico RICHARDSON, Texas — If Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball and softball teams are going to make their marks in the Lone Star Conference this spring, they’ll have to do it from the bottom up. ENMU’s squads were both picked for last place — actually, by a fairly wide margin — in the […]

ENMU vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville preview

Men Texas A&M-Kingsville (8-10, 3-6 Lone Star Conference) at ENMU (11-8, 4-6) • When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Greyhound Arena. • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9. • Last time out: The Javelinas lost to St. Mary’s 70-67 in overtime on Monday at San Antonio. The Greyhounds earned a split in the LSC’s “rivalry week” against West Texas […]

Zias pull upset over Lady Buffs

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Kevin Wilson The Eastern New Mexico University, missing starting point guard Tori Northcutt, pulled a Lone Star Conference shocker, pulling off a 71-68 win Saturday over visiting West Texas A&M. Karen Grant, starting in place of Northcutt, who missed the game with a concusion, scored 25 points on 9-of-11 shooting. Hannah added 17 for the […]

ENMU/West Texas A&M capsules — Jan. 18

Freedom New Mexico Men ENMU (10-7, 3-5 Lone Star Conference) at West Texas A&M (11-4, 5-3) When: 7 p.m. today at Canyon, Texas Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9. Last time out: The Greyhounds never trailed in beating previously unbeaten and 11th-ranked Midwestern State 80-72 on Saturday at Greyhound Arena.

ENMU vs. West Texas A&M preview

Men ENMU (10-7, 3-5 Lone Star Conference) at West Texas A&M (11-4, 5-3) • When: 7 p.m. today at Canyon, Texas • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9. • Last time out: The Greyhounds never trailed in beating previously unbeaten and 11th-ranked Midwestern State 80-72 on Saturday at Greyhound Arena. WT lost its third in a row, a […]

ACU hires Ribaudo to coach special teams

Freedom New Mexico ABILENE, Texas — Former Eastern New Mexico University football coach Mark Ribaudo has been named special teams coach at Lone Star Conference rival Abilene Christian. New Wildcats coach Ken Collums made the announcement on Saturday as he begins to build a staff. Collums, ACU’s offensive co-ordinator for the previous six years, was […]

Commerce shoots 61 percent, beats Hounds

Freedom New Mexico COMMERCE, Texas — Senior forward Desmond King and junior forward Whitley Preston scored 21 points apiece and Texas A&M-Commerce shot 61 percent from the field en route to an 88-77 Lone Star Conference men’s basketball victory over Eastern New Mexico on Saturday night. Guards Brad Hambrick and Devondrick Walker added 15 and […]

Second-half run carries Zias to win

Freedom New Mexico COMMERCE, Texas — Seven players contributed to a 19-0 run early in the second half and Eastern New Mexico University’s women pulled away for a 69-52 Lone Star Conference victory over Texas A&M-Commerce on Saturday night. ENMU (4-9, 2-5 LSC) took the lead for good late in the first half and led […]

ENMU basketball capsules — Jan. 7

Freedom New Mexico Men ENMU (9-5, 2-3 Lone Star Conference) at Texas A&M-Commerce (5-7, 0-4) When: 7 p.m. (MST) today at Commerce, Texas. Radio: none. Last time out: The Greyhounds came up short against ninth-ranked Tarleton State on Wednesday, losing to the Texans 55-52 at Greyhound Arena. A&M-C had a three-game winning streak snapped with […]

Officials release high year tenure details

By Eric M. Grill: American Forces Press Service RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas — Air Force officials announced Dec. 19, high year of tenure limit changes for the grades of senior airman, staff sergeant and technical sergeant that go into effect in 2013. The changes are a part of additional force management programs that are […]

Cold-shooting Zias drop third straight

Freedom New Mexico DENTON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University provided little scoring support for senior Precious Herrin and dropped a 51-44 decision Wednesday to Texas Woman’s. Herrin matched her season average with 19 points in the Lone Star Conference matchup, but only on other Zia (Kiara Tate, six points off the bench) had more […]

ENMU women’s basketball capsule, Dec. 7

Freedom New Mexico ENMU (2-5, 1-1 Lone Star Conference) at Texas Woman’s (5-1, 1-1) When: 6 p.m. (MST) today at Denton, Texas. Radio: none Last time out: The Zias lost at Incarnate Word 61-41 on Saturday, while the Pioneers won at home the same day over Abilene Christian 74-68. Last year: The teams, then in […]

ENMU narrows coaching search to three

Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University has narrowed its search for a football coach to three candidates. Athletic director Jeff Geiser said Tuesday that the finalists are New Mexico Military coach Jeff Lynn, Copperas Cove (Texas) High School coach Jack Welch and Texas-El Paso assistant Jeff Woodruff. The new coach will replace Mark Ribaudo, […]

Tuesday school closings, delays

Closures and delays this morning around eastern New Mexico and west Texas: