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NMHU Cowboy News Roundup — January 7, 2011

Happy New Year!

Last Chance to Get on Board!

We're heading up to Pueblo, Colo., on January 28 to watch the women's and men's basketball teams play.

Last road trip was a blast – don't miss this one!  Call 505.454.3248 for more information and to reserve your seat.

HU Names Eric Young New Head Football Coach

Highlands Athletics is pleased to announce the hiring of Eric Young as their next head football coach. Young comes to Highlands from the College of the Siskiyous located in Weed, Calif. Young has been the head coach of the Siskiyous Eagles for the past six seasons.

"I'm excited to get started. This is a great opportunity to turn this program around and bring back the tradition of winning to Highlands football," Young said.

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Ray Drew Gallery Exhibits

The gallery is located on the first floor and is open 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., Monday-Friday and 1-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, when classes are in session.

January 18 – February 17
Wandering Lens
Photography by Sean Weaver & Paul F. Moloney
Opening Reception ~ January 18 from 5-7 p.m.
     
March 1 – 31    
Northern New Mexico Devotional Art Exhibition

April 8 – May 12    
Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions

Cowgirls Upend Orediggers 54-51

The Highlands Cowgirls ran past the Orediggers of the Colorado School of Mines on 1/2 by a final score of 54-51 in Golden, Colo. The Cowgirls and the Orediggers would battle throughout the entire game, but it would all come down to some clutch free throws by Briana Gholston in the final minutes that would seal the win for the Cowgirls. With the win, the Cowgirls improve to 5-8 on the season and 2-5 in RMAC play.

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Cowboys Cage Cougars 79-62

The Highlands Cowboys got back on track on 1/3 as they made short work of the Colorado Christian Cougars by a final score of 79-62 in Lakewood, Colo. The Cowboys had fallen to Orediggers of the Colorado School of Mines on 1/2 by a final score of 95-76 in the first leg of their two game road swing. The Cowboys would finish with two players in double digits on the night en route to their tenth win of the season. With the win, the Cowboys are now 10-2 on the season and 6-2 in RMAC play.

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Cowboys Fall to Chadron State in First RMAC Dual

The Highlands Cowboy wrestling team fell to the Eagles of Chadron State College 34-15 in their first Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference dual of the season. The Cowboys lone win of the night would come in the 133 pound weight class as Donovan Troup would defeat CSC's Josh McCance with a 9-2 decision. With the loss, the Cowboys are now 0-1 in RMAC duals on the season.

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Upcoming Games

01.07.11 | 6 p.m.
W. Basketball
Fort Lewis College
Durango, CO

01.07.11 | 7:30 p.m.
M. Basketball
Fort Lewis College
Durango, CO

01.08.11 | 6 p.m.
W. Basketball
Adams State College
Alamosa, CO

01.08.11 | 8 p.m.
M. Basketball
Adams State College
Alamosa, CO

01.09.11 | 2 p.m.
Wrestling
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
La Cueva HS in Albuquerque, NM

01.13.11 | 7 p.m.
Wrestling
Grand Canyon University
Phoenix, AZ

01.14.11 | 9 p.m.
Wrestling
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, AZ

Notes and News

Donate online today! The HU Foundation has partnered with Network for Good to enable online donations.  Click here to find out more.

Las Vegas Alumni Chapter Seeking New Board Members.  We’re looking for volunteers for the Las Vegas Chapter to serve on its board.  If interested, please contact Jim Mandarino at alumni@nmhu.edu.

You might have missed out on having one of the first 100 plates, but you can still show your Cowboy pride! Just visit the Motor Vehicle Department to pick up a plate. Only $37 of which $25 is returned to the university for faculty, staff and campus projects.

Wishing you could start a Highlands alumni chapter in your home town? If you have ten or more Highlands alumni in your community and would like someone from the Highlands Alumni Association to visit with you to start a chapter or have a representative speak about the exciting activities happening at Highlands, please contact Jim Mandarino at alumni@nmhu.edu.

What’s going on your life? Let us know for the Highlands alumni notes. New job? Retirement? New members of the family? Travels? Let us know by contacting Jim Mandarino at alumni@nmhu.edu.

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