Sports

Menzies Draws Interest From Tulsa

A pair of Tulsa Media outlets now make Marvin Menzies the favorite to become the new head basketball coach of the Golden Hurricanes.

Chihuahuas fall in first game in Albuquerque, 11-6

The Albuquerque Isotopes hit four home runs on their way to an 11-6 victory over the El Paso Chihuahuas Tuesday night in Albuquerque.

Rhinos hope for another title at the National Championships

The El Paso Rhinos stormed through the Thorne Cup playoffs last week in El Paso, winning the cup by defeating their opponents...

Boy Named Lou wins $50,000 Getaway Stakes

Boy Named Lou picked a lucrative time to break his maiden by unleashing a wire to wire score in the $50,000 Getaway Stakes racing 870 yards at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino on closing day Tuesday.

NMSU freshman golfer named WAC golfer of the week

New Mexico State freshman golfer Camille Orito has been named the WAC Women’s Golfer of the Week for the week of April 7-13, the conference announced Tuesday.

Chihuahuas add pitcher to the DL, bring up player from San Antonio

RHP Burch Smith placed on the 7-day DL. RHP Matt Branham transferred from Double-A San Antonio to Triple-A El Paso

Rotich named Conference USA athlete of the week

Two-time National Champion Anthony Rotich was named Conference USA’s Male Athlete of the Week on Tuesday.

Thornton invited to Washington Mystics training camp

UTEP women’s basketball senior forward Kayla Thornton has been invited to the WNBA’s Washington Mystics training camp.

UTEP tennis heads to Conference USA Championships

The UTEP women’s tennis team will travel to Norfolk, Va. to battle UAB at the 2014 Conference USA Women’s Tennis Championship April 16-20.

Chihuahuas tie series with 5-3 win

The El Paso Chihuahuas scored four runs in the fourth inning against former Major League All-Star Randy Wolf in their 5-3 win over the Reno Aces Monday night in Tucson.

UTEP celebrates Track & Field history with Vandeburg, Beamon

The man credited with turning the UTEP track & field program into a national power, Wayne Vandeburg served as the head coach of the men's track & field team from 1967-72.

UTEP soccer player recognized as Top-10 Senior at UTEP

Miner soccer standout Tori Martyn has been recognized as a Top Ten senior at UTEP. She was officially presented the honor at the 2014 UTEP Honors Convocation at Magoffin Auditorium on April 13.

Outlaws racing returns to El Paso Speedway Park

After spending the month of March and early April in the western states, the World of Outlaws begins their trek toward the Midwest, but not before settling some unfinished business in Texas.

NMSU slugger earns WAC hitter of the week award

For the second time this season and in her career, junior outfielder/catcher Lacey Rother earned Hitter of the Week accolades from the Western Athletic Conference for her performance April 7-13.

This week in NMSU athletics

The New Mexico State track and field team continues its 2014 outdoor campaign when it travels to San Antonio, Texas to compete at the UTSA Invitational on Saturday, April 19.