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A look back at 1969 - and the Miller era

 

February 6, 2019

Courtesy photo

The 1968-69 Greyhound men's basketball team, as seen in ENMU's yearbook, the Silver Pack. From left: Larry Vanzant, Jim Guymon, Gary Coffman, John Irwin, John Arnold, Albert Morton, Greg Hyder, Simon Terrazas, Dale Severson, and Jerry Hyder. Players not pictured include Pete Norris, Steve Nelson, John Hutchinson, Lou Stephenson, and Larry Giles.

Fifty years ago - in the early spring of 1969 - Jackie Cooper Ingle was a freshman at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, an elementary education major from Kenna who happened to be an avid Greyhound basketball fan.

She was not alone.

"I re...



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