Grady resident protests school-sponsored coyote hunt

Sharna Johnson Ranchers say the coyote is a menace and a threat to the way of life around the ranching community of Grady. May be, a community newcomer contends; but killing them is not supposed to be sport and there are more appropriate ways to raise money for school athletics. Cliff Sagnotty, who moved to […]

Press release: ENMU athletics announces progress of “Win for Wallis” campaign

PORTALES, N.M.— Eastern New Mexico University Athletic Director Dr. Jeff Geiser has announced that supporters of the “Win for Wallis” Campaign have combined to pledge $10.03 per point that the Greyhound Football team scores this season. The initiative was designed to raise money for Greyhound defensive coordinator Todd Wallis’ daughter, Lauren, who was born on […]

School athletics back on again in Texas

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer The University Interscholastic League has pulled a backflip. After being deluged with complaints about its decision Wednesday to cancel regional track meets amid swine flu concerns, the governing body for Texas high school athletics has rescheduled the state track meet to June 5-6 and reinstated the 20 preceding regional […]

Lessons underscore our kids’ games

Dale Fullerton The lessons for our students don’t end with the final bell of the day if they’re involved in co-curricular activities. In fact, the learning experiences that come from participation in drama, music, speech, athletics and the like promote lifetime values that cannot always be learned in the classroom. Responsibility, respect, fairness, caring, trustworthiness […]

Clovis grad works her way onto Stanford rowing team

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Jessica Hernandez played soccer, basketball and ran track at Clovis High. Courtesy photo By Rick White Jim Hernandez believes athletics are an important part of the educational process. So when he dropped off his youngest daughter at college in the fall, he urged her to stay involved in sports. Jessica Hernandez played soccer, basketball and […]

Athletics benefits ENMU

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New athletic teams are part of an approach at Eastern New Mexico University called activity-driven enrollment. Illustration by Eric Kluth By Kevin Wilson High school soccer was a way of life for Anna Funck less than two years ago. She knew that college soccer could be the same. “It had always been an option since […]