Roosevelt ousts American in 11-12 tourney

CNJ staff photo: Gabriel Monte Roosevelt County’s Ryan Schmidt slides home with a fifth-inning run as American catches Jarron Hill tries in vain to pull down a high throw during Friday’s District 3 11-12-year-old all-star matchup at Beachum Field. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer One swing of Will Murdock’s bat swung all the momentum […]

Greyhound assistant heading to Adams State

Mark Murdock, former Greyhound assistant, is the new men’s basketball coach at Adam State College in Alamosa, Colo. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Greyhound assistant basketball coach Mark Murdock is going north. Following five years as the top assistant to Shawn Scanlan, Murdock has accepted the head coach position at Adams State College in […]

Hounds find point guard in Maryland

ENMU junior guard Tristan Largent leads the Greyhounds in scoring, assists, steals and minutes played so far this season. (CNJ file photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — When approached last spring by Eastern New Mexico University men’s assistant coach Mark Murdock about the possibility of coming to the school to […]

Hounds survive another nail-biter

CNJ STAFF TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University left for a road trip to Oklahoma with a three-game losing streak, and returned with a pair of one-point wins and a winning record. Senior Garland Coleman sank the front end of a one-and-one free throw opportunity with eight seconds left as Eastern New Mexico University […]

Hounds seek to supplement talent

By Dave Wagner Coming off a 20-8 season and a run to the program’s first Lone Star Conference South Division championship, Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Shawn Scanlan and assistant coach Mark Murdock have been busy trying to supplement the Greyhounds’ returning talent. While the Hounds have a solid returning base, signing players […]