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 By Steve Virgen    Sports    August 12, 2020 

Mountain West Conference cancels fall sports

The Mountain West Conference, which includes the University of New Mexico Lobos, has canceled fall sports, including football, because of COVID-19 concerns. It will consider playing them in the spring, the league announced Monday. At New Mexico...

 

NCAA cancels championships

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division II Presidents Council on Thursday officially canceled all seven of its fall sports championships, “due to the operational, logistical and financial challenges represented by the COVID-19 pandemic.” The council...

 

Plenty of new faces on ENMU baseball team

PORTALES — It’s a pretty safe bet you’ll need a program to recognize most of the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team the next time it takes the field. That’s because the team that anticipates joining Greyhound coach Riley Price for...

 

Michael Walton named Hall of Honor nominee

PORTALES — As both a coach and a player, Michael Walton protected the house for the Eastern New Mexico University football program. Now he’s been invited into the Lone Star Conference’s house. The LSC named Walton as a 2020 LSC Hall of Honor...

 

Wright transferring to University of New Mexico

CLOVIS — After just one season of Division III athletics, former Clovis Wildcat Montez Wright is making the jump to Division I after announcing over the weekend he would transfer to the University of New Mexico. Wright, a two-sport star at Clovis...

 
 By Don Williams    Sports    August 5, 2020

Wayland Baptist coach dies at 100 years old

Harley Redin coached Wayland Baptist for the back half of its national record 131-game winning streak and had his powerhouse teams inducted last year into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    July 29, 2020

Portales football finalizes spring slate

Times have changed. Fast. But the love of sports hasn’t. So while playing football in the spring might seem a bit weird, the consensus is that it’s better than not playing at all. And so with that attitude, defending state 4A champion Portales wi...

 

LSC announces fall season postponement

Perhaps someone who didn't see it coming could be termed an eternal optimist. Whatever the case, expected or unexpected, it came - the Lone Star Conference announced Friday that it is postponing its...

 

Father-son baseball game continues with improvisation

CLOVIS — Like every tradition, it started small and worked its way up. Now the father-son baseball game played in Clovis among former Little Leaguers and their fathers is 43 years old, and not even the coronavirus could stop it. This past July 4...

 

Football, soccer pushed to February

There was the United States Football League. The World League of American Football. The XFL. And now, the New Mexico Activities Association? Yes, get ready for some spring football because Gov....

 

LSC to make fall sports announcement July 27

RICHARDSON, Texas — The Lone Star Conference held a virtual meeting for its council of presidents Friday and had preliminary talks on the status of fall sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a release, the conference said it plans an...

 

ENMU coaches eye return to practice

PORTALES — Pro sports are rearing their head, with Major League Soccer back last week, Major League Baseball due back next week, National Football League training camps and the National Basketball Association starting the week after. College...

 

ENMU has 140 on LSC honor roll

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University had 140 student-athletes represented on the Lone Star Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the spring semester, according to a school release. The honor roll includes student-athletes who were on an...

 

Softball season canceled

CLOVIS - After holding on for as long as it could to see if the answer would be yes, the Clovis Softball Association told its coaches and players on Monday the answer was no on a summer league...

 

NMAA releases sports schedule

Gridiron championships in early May, not December. Fall sports seasons that don't begin until September. Spring sports championships that extend weeks beyond some of the participants' graduations. That's the plan for now, as the New Mexico Activities... Full story

 

Greyhounds add D-1 transfer Amand

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s women’s basketball program wrapped up its signing class for 2020, with the addition of Dallas post Jemesia “MeMe” Amand. The 6-foot-3 Amand comes to the Greyhounds with one year of eligibility...

 

Padres advisor looking forward to season

With Major League Baseball’s scheduled return less than three weeks away, oddsmakers are giving the Los Angeles Dodgers the best chance to win the World Series. If the Dodgers live up to that expectation, a lot of thanks will be owed to Logan...

 

Hounds' first game of season canceled

PORTALES — To accommodate an NCAA Division II mandate for schedule reduction, Eastern New Mexico University and New Mexico Highlands have canceled a Sept. 3 football game at Greyhound Stadium that would have opened the season for both teams. The sc...

 

Athletes continue work

As professional sports get organized for their return, high school sports continue to make the long trek back as well. In New Mexico, that trek is going slowly, with practices moving forward as...

 

Hounds, Cowboys cancel Sept. 3 football opener

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico and New Mexico Highlands have agreed to cancel their football game that was scheduled for Sept. 3 at Greyhound Stadium. The move will help the Greyhounds curvthe regular season to 10 games — the maximum number of...

 

Clovis varsity softball head coach announced

CLOVIS - Braelyn Kruelskie loved lots of sports growing up in Oklahoma. "Volleyball, basketball, tennis, a little gymnastics," she said. "It always came back to softball." Ah, her true sports love....

 

ENMU athletics director updates board on reintroduction plans

PORTALES — Matt Billings has been the athletic director for Eastern New Mexico University for roughly five months. Less than two months into the job, he no longer had athletic events to oversee due to COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns. Friday, he...

 

Aydan Everett trying for two in Kansas

Clovis already knows what Hesston, Kansas, is about to find out. Clovis High knows what it's like to have the services of Aydan Everett for both soccer and basketball, knows what a difference she...

 

Bernet back for spirit squad

PORTALES — BJ Bernet is back for a second run as spirit squad coach at Eastern New Mexico University and is accepting online submissions for tryouts, according to a school release. Bernet first coached the program from 2005 to 2009, and has also...

 

New season, new worries

Back in the days of yore, as in 2019, all coaches had to worry about during preseason practices were Xs and Os, game strategy, players showing signs of melding into a cohesive unit. In 2020, coaches...

 

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