Soccer squad prepares to win

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Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers Playing with a roster comprised largely of freshmen, the Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team held its own as a first-year program in 2004. The Greyhounds went 6-12-2, including 3-10-1 in the Southwest Soccer Conference, but six of the loses were by one goal. Scoring goals is a priority this [...]

ENMU offers soccer clinic

Freedom Newspapers The Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team will conduct a clinc for youngsters age 6-13 at 3 p.m. on Aug. 28 at the ENMU soccer practice field. Zias coach Travis McCorkle and players will conduct the clinic. Youngsters are asked to bring a soccer ball, shin guards and water.

ENMU soccer teams picked seventh

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Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s soccer teams were picked for seventh place in the men’s Southwest Soccer Conference and the women’s Lone Star Conference in preseason polls released Wednesday by the conferences’ soccer office. Both races were close at the top. Midwestern State collecte seven of 17 first-place votes [...]

ENMU’s Hunnicutt earns regional honor

PNT Staff Eastern New Mexico University senior forward Jamaal Hunnicutt has been named to the second team in All-South Central Region voting for the second year in a row, as selected by members of the National Association of Basketball coaches. “I’m completely thrilled that he received the (all-region) award,” ENMU men’s basketball coach Shawn Scanlan [...]

ENMU soccer players honored

PNT Sports Eastern New Mexico University sophomores Anna Funck and Megan Dozier were first-team selections on the All-Lone Star Conference women’s soccer team, announced by the league office in Richardson, Texas. Meantime, sophomore forward Jonathan Holman and freshman defenseman Marcus Leyva represented the first-year ENMU men’s squad on the first All-Southwest Soccer Conference squad, both [...]

Portales prepares for Goddard, again

PNT Staff PNT Staff The Portales Lady Rams and Roswell Goddard are getting pretty familiar with each other. The teams were matched up in Pool A of the 16-team Zia Classic in Roswell over the weekend, co-hosted by Goddard and Roswell High, and they met Saturday evening in the fifth-place match with the Lady Rockets [...]

ENMU soccer teams blanked

PNT Staff PUEBLO, Colo. — Colorado State-Pueblo proved too tough for Eastern New Mexico University’s soccer teams, scoring shutout wins in both ends of the doubleheader. CSU-P won the women’s game 2-0 to improve to 4-0 for the season, while the the first-year ENMU men’s program suffered its first loss 4-0 in the nightcap. ENMU’s [...]

ENMU soccer team hires new assistant

By Dave Wagner Travis McCorkle has had a full plate the past couple of weeks. Not only is McCorkle preparing to coach two soccer teams at Eastern New Mexico University this fall, he’s been busy trying to fill his assistant coach’s position over the past couple of weeks after Rich Stoneman, hired in the spring, [...]

Catholics embrace athletic competitions

By Helena Rodriguez Sports is so powerful in our collective psyche that everybody wants to win, says Father Tobin Hitt, pastor of St. Helen Catholic Church in Portales. And for this, Hitt said that Pope John Paul’s designation of a new sports department at the Vatican on Tuesday to help the Catholic church evangelize is [...]

Dad managed to keep this daughter happy

By Alexis Domme: Guest columnist Something I’ll always appreciate about my dad is that he will drop whatever he is doing to make his daughters happy.  When I was in eighth grade, my soccer team discovered our coach had quit. This was halfway through the season and the league basically said, “Too bad.” We were [...]