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 By Peter Stein    Sports    July 1, 2018

Texico's Luscombe to go into NMHSCA Hall of Honor

TEXICO — A last-second shot to win a state championship doesn’t define Richard Luscombe. Nor do the six championships he won prior to that. Luscombe is a teacher, a family man, so many things... Full story

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    July 1, 2018

Mush-needed cause

PORTALES — For three years running, Portales has hosted a charity event at its Portales Softball Complex, in conjunction with the Relay for Life, to raise additional proceeds toward cancer...

 

What's Happening, July 1

The Clovis Softball Association is seeking teams for its Batting Out Cancer fundraiser tournament on Saturday. All men’s teams will play under Class D rules, and all women’s teams will play under equalizer rules (one run per inning per classifica...

 

Two Clovis baseball players earn USA Today honors

CLOVIS — A pair of seniors from the Clovis High baseball program received spots on the All-USA New Mexico Baseball Team, as selected by USA Today High School Sports. Jace Piepkorn was a... Full story

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    June 27, 2018

Clovis progresses at NM State scrimmages

Clovis High’s football team continues its small steps toward the 2018 season, with more of those steps taken over this past weekend. The Wildcats took part in the New Mexico State University 7-on-7 scrimmages in Las Cruces, and they saw some good...

 

Texico hazing probe is over

TEXICO — A months-long investigation into allegations of hazing by Texico baseball team members did not reveal wrongdoing on the part of any players or coaches, Superintendent Rob Brown said Tuesday. Brown said findings from Doug Bowman of the...

 

LSC's spring honor roll released

RICHARDSON, Texas — The Lone Star Conference announced its Commissioner’s Honor Roll list for the 2017-18 spring semester on Tuesday, and Eastern New Mexico was among the LSC’s better-performing schools. The Greyhounds, who have had a number...

 

Kamal Cass honored as scholar-athlete

PORTALES - The National Football Foundation recently announced the members of the 2018 Hampshire Honor Society, and Kamal Cass - a 2014 Clovis graduate and '18 graduate of Eastern New Mexico...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    June 22, 2018

It's Custom time in Clovis

CLOVIS — What started small has turned into a colossus. The 35th annual Plateau Custom Classic softball tournament begins tonight with 96 teams registered, a huge turnout even though it’s actually... Full story

 

ENMU names Smith new women's soccer coach

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico stayed in-state to fill its women’s soccer coaching position, hiring Joshua Smith from University of the Southwest. Smith becomes the sixth coach in the program’s...

 

ENMU's Bagwell honored

AUSTIN, Texas — Eastern New Mexico junior Ezra Bagwell was named Wednesday to the Google Cloud Academic All-America Track and Cross Country team, according to a release from the college. The award...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    June 21, 2018

Greyhounds: Ayton as good as advertised

PORTALES — Standing at an imposing 7-foot-1 and 250 pounds, then-University of Arizona freshman center DeAndre Ayton sure looked the part of star to Eastern New Mexico men’s basketball onlookers, who had to face the highly-touted McDonald’s...

 

Norton wins Jacoby

RICHARDSON, Texas — Angelo State’s Kami Norton became the third two-time women’s winner of the Fred Jacoby Academic Athlete of the Year, announced this week by the Lone Star Conference. Norton, who won national titles in the heptathlon and...

 

Eastern's Vick winds up eighth

CASPER, Wyoming — The Eastern New Mexico University rodeo team wrapped up the last day of the College National Finals Rodeo with one athlete competing in Saturday's short go. And Celie Vick represented ENMU well as the senior earned a top 10...

 

ENMU to host soccer camp

PORTALES — The Eastern New University Women’s Soccer team has announced it will be hosting a High School ID Camp on July 29. The one-day camp will be open for athletes entering grades 9-12. The cost of the camp is $75 per athlete, and will run...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    June 17, 2018

Not their first rodeo

Three local up-and-coming rodeo stars of tomorrow will compete at this year’s National Junior High Finals Rodeo, representing Team New Mexico. The 14th annual event, which will be held June 24-30 in Huron, South Dakota, features roughly 1,000...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    June 16, 2018

Clovis scrimmages at ENMU

PORTALES — What football players do in the spring and summer is almost as important as what they do in the fall. Preparation is, after all, a big part of the game. Succeeding in the warm-weather...

 

Beardsworth solid at CNFR

CASPER, Wyoming — The third time was the charm for ENMU senior Landon Beardsworth at the College National Finals Rodeo Thursday night. After unsuccessfully trying to record a time in steer wrestling on his first two go-rounds, earlier in the week,...

 

Track and field helps ENMU gain national slot

CHICAGO — The Eastern New Mexico University track and field teams did the heavy lifting, putting the college in a top-200 finish for the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. With 120.5...

 

ENMU's Vick makes CNFR short go

CASPER, Wyo. — Eastern New Mexico has another contender on its hands, as Celie Vick became the second Greyhound to qualify for Saturday night’s short-go finals at the College National Finals...

 

ENMU hires new softball coach

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University filled its vacant softball coach position Thursday, adding former Urbana coach Kira Zeiter to the green and silver fold. Zeiter will take over the Greyhound...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    June 15, 2018

Portales' Cox enjoys All-Star two-fer

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories about local athletes who played in multiple North-South All-Star games Playing in state tournaments is nice. Winning them even nicer. Portales’ Zamorye Cox did both over the past seven...

 

Adcock jumps into short go for breakaway roping

CASPER, Wyo. — Eastern New Mexico's Lindsey Adcock ended the third day of the College National Finals Rodeo by improving upon her time from Monday, and doing just enough to reach the finals. Adcock...

 

Dodd, Connor named LSC scholar athletes

RICHARDSON, Texas — Senior pitcher Keenan Dodd and senior post Mikaehla Connor were recognized Tuesday as Lone Star Conference scholar-athlete award winners, according to a release from the league...

 

ENMU trio continue efforts at college finals rodeo

CASPER, Wyo. — Three days into the College National Finals Rodeo and the Eastern New Mexico trio of Celie Vick, Lindsey Adcock and Landon Beardsworth are still trying to find their footing. Vick...

 

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