Hounds cross country ranking improves

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The Eastern New Mexico University men’s cross country team moved up five spots in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division II rankings this week.

ENMU, coming off a strong showing at Saturday’s Cowboy Jamboree at Stillwater, Okla., moved from 14th to ninth in this week’s poll. The Greyhounds are the only team from the Lone Star Conference represented in the poll.

The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference has three of the top four squads in the poll — No. 1 Adams State, No. 2 Western State and No. 4 Colorado School of Mines.