Daily Archives: November 7, 2018

Honor Our Veterans

Runner tests strength, endurance in Marine Corps Marathon

BY GAIL M. WILLIAMS
Muleshoe Journal Correspondent

Marathoners, like Marines, have to be physically and mentally tough, willing to make sacrifices to obtain their goals.
Raul Mata of Muleshoe recently found out just how tough he was.
With a limit of 30,000 runners, there’s no guarantee that a runner will get into the Marine Corps Marathon, which starts its 26-mile 385-yard course in Arlington, Virginia, runs through Washington, D.C., and finishes back in Arlington.

Navejar graduates basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Jesse B. Navejar Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

The little press box that could

By Alice Liles

Alice’s note: This story first appeared in my blog The Bright Lights of Muleshoe on November 2, 2018. I always thought it was a fun idea for the old press box to be moved and still serve a purpose related to football. It deserves to have its story told. And here’s that story.

In 1996 when Benny Douglass Stadium had metal seating installed in the stands, the original old press box was torn down and a new two-story one went up. For the next fourteen years that simple press box served the stadium and the football program well, but many games later, it was decided the whole stadium would undergo a face-lift, which included a new, more spacious press box.

Halloween Coloring Contest Winners

Muleshoe Journal hosted their first annual coloring contest. Thank you to those who participated.
It was a very hard decision as we had so many wonderful pictures to choose from.
Pictured clockwise from top left is our First-place winner Abrielle Lopez with her gift basket and our runner-ups. Emily Chavez and Noelia Tinajero.