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Eunice has done extraordinarily well in two of America’s favorite sports. In one, in fact, the Cardinals historically have been really bad news for opponents when getting to the finals – recording eight shutouts.

Here it is in the Roll Call of State Tourney Champs…  


2000…Even with a new coach, Gene Strickland, Cardinals win another Class 2A crown by shutting out Tucumcari 9-0
1999…Eunice, coached by Gerald Burns, takes care of Menaul 18-0 for another first-place blue trophy
1995…Back-to-back titles as Cardinals handle Santa Rosa 19-0 in Class 2A championship game
1994…School’s longest football drought ends when Eunice whitewashes Tularosa 13-0 for 2A crown
1978…Cardinals get coach Tom Gruber his third title in four years by knocking off Clayton 8-0
1977…Thriller in 2A title game as Eunice nips Jal 20-19 for gridiron supremacy
1975…Eunice ruins Dexter’s unbeaten season and claims first title in ten years. Class 2A championship: Cardinals 22, Demons 6
1965…Cardinals and coach Martin Wade dispose of Tularosa 20-0 to complete 10-1 season
1962…Second straight crown and fourth in last six years as Eunice shuts out Bloomfield 6-0 in Class B finale
1961…Coach Bullet Cook and his Eunice squad blasts Cathedral 52-0 for school’s third state title
1958…A repeat of the ’57 Class B title game and the undefeated Cards win again. Final: Eunice 21, Aztec 20
1957…Eunice’s first-ever state championship comes on the gridiron as the Cardinals beat Aztec 37-20,  finishing a perfect 10-0 season

2010…Long drought, by Eunice standards, ends as Cardinals beat Estancia 8-4 to finish off impressive 26-1 campaign
1997…Eunice rules all in Class 2A for second time in three years as Cardinals and coach Scott Gladden beat Dexter 4-2
1995…Once dominant Cards return to baseball prominence by gathering first title in 20 years. Final: Eunice 6, Tularosa 3
1975…Coach Mike Martin gets his second straight crown at Eunice following an 8-4 victory over St. Catherine’s
1974…No contest in 2A final as Cardinals clobber Lordsburg 18-0 for another title
1972…Five straight championships for Eunice, finishing off remarkable run of 11 titles in 13 years
1971…Familiar foe (Laguna Acoma) and familiar result for Eunice. Class 2A final: Cardinals 10, Hawks 0
1970…Eunice destroys Causey 15-6 to give new coach Benny Jones his first state crown
1969…Third straight title as Eunice wins the Class B championship once more
1968…New coach in Joe Langston but Eunice, by beating Pojoaque 6-1, triumphs again in Class B
1967…Seventh and final state title for coach Martin Wade as Cards blank Laguna 5-0
1965…Four straight championships for Eunice as Cardinals shut out Laguna Acoma 2-0
1964…Laguna Acoma is the state title game victim again as Eunice wins 6-2 for Class B honors
1963…Third state crown in four years as Cards triumph over Pojoaque 4-2
1962…Eunice is back on top again after beating Laguna Acoma 6-2 in Class B finale
1960…Cardinals blast Immaculate Conception 10-0 in Class B state championship game for 1st baseball title

Boys Basketball
1976…Eunice, coached by Mitch Seals, wins 86-76 over McCurdy in Class 2A state championship game
1971…A sterling 28-2 season concludes with Cards beating Cliff 64-59 for fourth overall championship
1969…Longtime coach Joe Langston gets his third state title as Eunice blasts Shiprock 87-62 in Class B finale
1960…Cardinals squeak by Maxwell 48-46 in Class B championship game, grabbing second title in three years
1958…After winning initial football crown in the fall, Eunice’s boys win state glory on the hardwood by beating Fort Sumner 50-47

1996…Cards go 22-2 for the year and get final win in the Class 2A championship. Final: Eunice 3, Hope Christian 1



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