ENMU cross country teams cited

CNJ staff PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University men’s and women’s cross country squads have been named to the U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association all-academic team, ENMU cross country coach Joel McMullen has announced. To be eligible, teams had to compile a collective 3.0 grade point average for the fall semester […]

ENMU cross country teams head to regional

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — The odds may be long, but Eastern New Mexico University junior Mariana Chavira plans to give it her best shot in Saturday’s South Central Region cross country meet at Warrensburg, Mo. More than 25 schools are eligible to compete in the event, hosted by Central Missouri, but […]

Kenyan boosting ENMU cross country

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Nimrod Lelei didn’t leave much of an impression on Eastern New Mexico University cross country coach Joel McMullen last year. McMullen said he hardly noticed Lelei running for Wayland Baptist even though the Kenyan consistently beat all of ENMU’s runners. But the Hounds’ best runner, Felix Boit, […]

ENMU men set sights on Division II nationals

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Joel McMullen feels pretty good about his Eastern New Mexico University cross country program. The Greyhounds and Zias hope to make some noise in the Lone Star Conference and in South Central Region competition this fall. They open their season by hosting the Mike Boit Invitational on […]

ENMU celebrates cross country history

By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent A trip back to the states for one of Eastern New Mexico University’s all-time greats gave ENMU cross country coach Joel McMullen the chance to tie the past to the present. And that he did through a 40-year celebration of Eastern’s program Saturday night at Cannon AFB’s The Landing. While […]

ENMU men win Highlands meet

CNJ staff LAS VEGAS, N.M. — If nothing else, coach Joel McMullen says, the Eastern New Mexico University men’s cross country team is showing it’s not an easy touch for strong opponents running at less than full strength. The Greyhounds edged defending NCAA Division II runnerup Adams State 43-44 on Saturday for the team championship […]

ENMU harriers looking for improvement

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports wrietr Eastern New Mexico University’s cross country teams were a bit disappointed with their finishes in last year’s Lone Star Conference meet — fifth for the men, ninth for the women. They hope to make amends this season, beginning with Friday’s season-opening Buffalo Stampede at Canyon, Texas, hosted by West […]

ENMU volleyball team in rebuilding mode

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — After making its first appearance in NCAA Division II postseason competition last fall, the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team is in a bit of a rebuilding mode. Coach Mike Maguire, beginning his 18th year at the helm, welcomed nearly 20 players to the start of practice […]

ENMU awards cross-country athletes

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University cross country coach Joel McMullen and assistant Matthew Gordillo have announced winners of the inaugural Mike Boit Award as the program’s runners of the year. Award winners for 2004-05, based on their placings in cross country meets during the fall, were freshman Jason Garcia of Alamogordo for […]

Clovis runners sign with Eastern

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Clovis senior Megan Willis, right, seen here running with Clovis sophomore Tori Northcutt in 2004, signed Wednesday to run cross country at Eastern New Mexico University. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer After a one-year hiatus, Melissa Clark and Megan Willis will be back together running cross country. Clark, a 2004 […]

ENMU roundup

Freedom Newspapers JOPLIN, Mo. — Freshman forward Albert Robinson scored an unassisted goal about five minutes into the second half Saturday and Eastern New Mexico University’s men made it stand up for a 1-0 win over Missouri Southern in a Southwest Soccer Conference match. The Greyhounds (4-5-1, 2-4 SSC) took 19 shots in the game, […]

Paddick, W.L. ‘Dub’

W.L. ‘Dub’ Paddick Services: Have been held. W.L. “Dub” Paddick, 88, of Melrose died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on July 30, 1915, to Delhi, Okla., to William and Lillie Cain Paddick. He was a longtime resident of Melrose, moving there from Oklahoma. He farmed in […]