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NMJC to Host Thunderbird Classic

NMJC to Host Thunderbird Classic photo 10/24/2006 6:49:49 p.m. - Hobbs, NM. New Mexico Junior College will host its annual Thunderbird Classic Tournament November 2, 3, and 4.

Men's teams competing in the tournament are NMJC, New Mexico Military Institute, Midland Heat, and the New Mexico All-Stars. Women's teams competing in the tournament are NMJC, Trinity Valley Community College, Cochise College, and Arkansas Fort Smith. The Thunderbirds and Lady T-Birds will play each night at 6:00 and 8:00 p.m., respectively. Other game times are at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. every day. Admission prices for the 2006-07 season games will be adults, $5; students, $4 (NMJC students free with an ID card); and children $4.

Special to the tournament this year, the new basketball court will be dedicated in honor of Ron Black on Thursday, November 2, in between the NMJC women's and men's games, at approximately 7:30 p.m. Additionally, on Friday, November 3, Ross Black will be honored for his induction into the Western Junior College Athletic Conference Hall of Fame, also in between games.

For a complete listing of game times and teams, call 575.392.5402.

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