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 By Peter Stein    Sports    March 20, 2019 

Hounds start at home

PORTALES — What better way to follow up a successful indoor track season than with an outdoor one. Eastern New Mexico’s track and field team is hoping to carry some of its indoor momentum outdoors and make this a memorable spring. It will... Full story

 

'Cat track wins second straight meet

RIO RANCHO — Clovis’ boys track and field team is now 2-for-2. Friday in Rio Rancho, the Wildcats won their second straight meet to open the season, capturing first at the Cleveland Invite with 125.5 points, 35.5 better than the second-place...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    March 20, 2019 

Hard gets harder

PORTALES - The Portales softball team has had more time to practice than in most seasons, with Nathan Dodge's crew waiting on very few athletes to finish the basketball season. It's a good thing for...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 20, 2019 

Melrose goes back 2 back

ALBUQUERQUE - The Melrose boys basketball team finished a mediocre 4-4 in district play and landed just a No. 5 seed in the Class 1A state tournament. But Saturday night, the Buffaloes captured their...

 

Portales falls in season opener

PORTALES - Muleshoe spoiled Portales' season and home opener Monday, plating a run in the top of the eighth to take a 4-3 victory at Ram Field. But win or loss, the Rams wouldn't have had much time to...

 

Rough weekend for Eastern softball

PORTALES — Though the weather was decent, it wasn’t an especially pleasant weekend for Eastern New Mexico’s softball team. Saturday at Greyhound Field, Cameron completed a three-game series sweep of the Hounds by taking both ends of a...

 

One up, two down

PORTALES — As of Saturday afternoon, Eastern New Mexico’s baseball team had a one-game winning streak. By the end of the day Sunday, the Greyhounds were on a two-game losing skid. Eastern began Saturday’s home doubleheader with an 11-6 win...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    March 20, 2019 

Mixed tennis results

CLOVIS - The Clovis boys and Portales girls have started off their seasons strong. The Portales boys and Clovis girls have struggled a little bit. Both of those themes continued when the teams met...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    March 17, 2019

Lineup anyone's guess

PORTALES — The Portales baseball season will be like a two-month-long tryout. As sixth-year head coach Dusty Nusser moves players around, sees how they fit, where they can maximize their abilities, he will guarantee few a continuous starting role....

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 17, 2019

Melrose falls in final

ALBUQUERQUE - It was a turnaround the Lady Buffaloes didn't want. The Melrose girls basketball team saw a double-digit lead turn into a four-point deficit in less than five minutes of the third...

 

Clovis softball off to hot start

ROSWELL — Break up the Lady Wildcats? Well, maybe not just yet. But Clovis’ softball team is playing well and winning as a result. So far this season, the Lady ’Cats are 3-0, already giving them more victories than each of the last two Clovis t...

 

Hounds invade 'Cat territory

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico football team is playing on the road this Friday, and it’s only the spring season. The Greyhounds have scheduled a special practice for 6 p.m. Friday at Leon Williams Stadium, on the campus of Clovis High...

 

Javelinas hog runs

PORTALES - A happy homecoming it wasn't for the Eastern New Mexico baseball team. After four straight games in Stephensville,Texas battling Tarleton State, the Greyhounds played host for the first...

 

Texico boys eliminated

ALBUQUERQUE – Texico’s boys basketball team made a go of it against one of the state’s elite teams. The fourth-seeded Wolverines wanted more than just making a go of it in Friday morning’s State 2A semifinal at The Pit, wanted a return trip t...

 

ENMU softball falls to Cameron 7-2

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico’s softball team didn’t fare much better than its baseball counterparts Friday, beginning a short homestand by falling to Cameron 7-2 at Greyhound Field. The Hounds tied up the contest in the bottom of the second at...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    March 17, 2019

WT edges Greyhounds in closing seconds of NCAA first-rounder

CANYON, Texas — You can play a close-to-perfect 39:40, and then play perfect defense for 19 more seconds, and that's enough to win nearly every college basketball game. But that's why it's called...

 

Melrose back in 1A boys title game

RIO RANCHO — The Melrose Buffaloes are back to defend their Class 1A crown. A familiar foe is waiting for them. A 6 p.m. Saturday matchup against Fort Sumner awaits Melrose following its 58-45 victory over top-seeded Quemado Thursday at the Santa...

 

Foxes reach 1A title game

RIO RANCHO — Noah Maxwell had 17 points, and the Fort Sumner Foxes pulled away in the second half to top Maxwell 47-37 Thursday at Santa Ana Star Center to return to the state title round. Jude Segura added 15 for the Foxes (23-8), who will face e...

 

Portales girls fall to top seed Kirtland Central

ALBUQUERQUE — Portales coach Wade Fraze always tells his players that once you reach the state basketball tournament, the seed is just a number. It doesn’t find open players, it doesn’t pull down rebounds, it doesn’t make free throws. But...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 17, 2019

Melrose retains 1A boys crown

ALBUQUERQUE – The Melrose boys basketball team finished a mediocre 4-4 in district play and landed just a No. 5 seed in the Class 1A state tournament. But Saturday night, the Buffaloes captured thei...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    March 13, 2019

ENMU girls make national tour

PORTALES - For the Eastern New Mexico women's basketball team, Sunday night's viewing party at Greyhound Arena had to feel like waiting for Christmas Day, as region after region found out its...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    March 13, 2019

Texico hits road

TEXICO - Saturday was a night of firsts and lasts for Texico's boys basketball team. The fourth-seeded Wolverines took their first step up the state-tournament ladder by defeating 13th-seeded Menaul...

 

Melrose, Fort Sumner boys reach quarters

HOBBS — It wasn’t deja vu for the Clovis boys basketball team. A week after Clovis had beaten Hobbs on the road to win the District 4-5A tournament championship, the ninth-seeded Wildcats were defeated 78-67 by the eighth-seeded Eagles in...

 

ENMU's Moinat finishes seventh in 800 final

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Eastern New Mexico junior Ivar Moinat finished seventh in Division II Saturday, running the championship heat of the 800-meter at 1:51.25. Moinat’s race, which compiled two points for the men’s track team, concluded the...

 

Texico ends season on loss

RIO RANCHO — Ramona Fossum scored 17 points, and Mescalero Apache upset top-seeded Texico 47-46 Tuesday in the state 2A quarterfinals at the Santa Ana Star Center. Fallon Velasquez added 14 and the go-ahead free throws for the Chiefs (23-7), who... Full story

 

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