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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...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    June 13, 2018

Phipps: Weekend busy, but fun

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories about local athletes who participated in multiple North-South All-Star Games last week. If you’ve ever seen Nathan Phipps scrapping for rebounds in gyms across eastern New Mexico or belting... Full story

 

Hounds trio competing at rodeo finals

CASPER, Wyoming — The Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo team wrapped up its second day of competition at the College National Finals Rodeo on Monday afternoon. The Greyhounds have three competitors in this year’s CNFR — Celie Vick in goat...

 

Texas Tech makes College World Series

LUBBOCK — Gabe Holt, Michael Davis and Brian Klein all homered for Texas Tech’s baseball team, which is going to the College World Series for the third time in five seasons after beating Duke 6-2 on Monday. The Red Raiders (44-18) went ahead to...

 

North-South games create flurry of action

Albuquerque, and to some extent Las Cruces, was a busy place this weekend, with North-South All-Star games taking place in five different sports. Here’s a look at some of the action that took place in the games, which are limited to seniors from... Full story

 

What's Happening, June 10

Jaye Crockett’s Jaye Rock Athletics will hold its annual basketball camp July 9-11 at the Gattis Middle School Gym. The co-ed camp will feature a 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. session for ages 5-11 and a 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. session for ages 12-17. Camp...

 

Sierra selected for Clovis softball post

CLOVIS — The Wildcats hired a new softball head coach on Friday, with "new" being a relative term. That ‘new face’ is actually a familiar one, as assistant coach Emory Sierra takes over for the 2019 season. Sierra spent the past two years...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    June 9, 2018

Clovis' Fontanilla signs with Southwest golf

CLOVIS — Calm and under control, former Clovis standout Christian Fontanilla doesn’t let any miscues get him down on the golf course. The 2018 Wildcat graduate on Friday signed his National...

 

ENMU roundup: Lee hired for new position

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University has added an assistant athletic director for marketing, events and life skills, according to a release from the school. Melissa Lee will begin her new...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    June 6, 2018

ENMU trio aims to collect College National Finals Rodeo wins

PORTALES — Some say that seven is the luckiest number, but for Eastern New Mexico rodeo, that number is actually three. The Greyhounds will send three rodeo team members to the College National...

 

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