Sports

Chihuahuas shut out in Fresno

Fresno starter Chris Heston pitched 7.2 shutout innings Sunday in the Grizzlies 6-0 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas. The Chihuahuas won the first game of the series Thursday but dropped the last three meetings.

Chihuahuas Open Eight-Game Homestand Monday

The Chihuahuas return home Monday to open an eight-game homestand versus the Sacramento River Cats (Oakland A's), July 21-24, and the Fresno Grizzlies (San Francisco Giants), July 25-28.

Former Miner Juarez wins Anthony Invitational

69th Annual ACC Invitational Results: Flight: Championship 1st Chris Juarez 2nd Brian Kern 3rd Russell Lara 4th Mike Brooks

Kings owner hopes Bhullar is the Yao Ming of India

Former New Mexico State center Sim Bhullar can add another first to his career after making his first bucket as a professional Saturday.

Chihuahuas Lose Early Lead; Fall in Fresno

Fresno defeated El Paso for the second straight night Saturday, as the Grizzlies beat the Chihuahuas 7-4. The Chihuahuas let an early 3-0 lead slip away when Fresno scored three runs each in the fourth and fifth innings.

Patterson heads to Junior Nationals

Despite being introduced to the sports just three years ago, El Dorado senior-to-be Eldridge Patterson will be one of the triple jump favorites at next weeks USATF Junior Olympic Nationals.

Anthony Invitational Results and Schedule

Here are the results from the Quarterfinal round of the Championship flight at the 69th Anthony Invitational at Anthony Country Club:

Sun Belt Coaches pick NMSU to finish last

The Sun Belt Conference office announced the 2014 Preseason Coaches Poll, July 19. NM State was selected No. 11 in the poll with 26 points.

Pitcher Lane homers for El Paso in loss at Fresno

The El Paso Chihuahuas left seven runners on base in their 3-1 loss to the Fresno Grizzlies Friday night at Chukchansi Park.

Ochieng TKO's Rodriguez in bout

El Paso boxer David 'El Niño' Rodriguez suffers his second setback in a row, losing by TKO in the first round against Raymond Ochieng at the Southwest University Events Center in El Paso.

Anthony Invitational match play results

Here are the results from the first round of the Championship flight at the Anthony Invitational at Anthony Country Club: #16 Shaun York def. #1 Russell Lara, 2 & 1

Rams headed to 'Top Gun' football camp

Everett Ruhl and Edward Garibay, incoming freshman at Montwood High School, along with Rams junior Bobby De Haro, have been invited and will be competing at the nation’s top prep football all-star camp, Football University’s TOP GUN

Las Cruces Yankees hope for USSSA World Series trip

The Las Cruces Yankees 10U baseball team won the 2014 State Championship tournament in Rio Rancho on June 15. The Yankees returned to Las Cruces and also won the city league championship on June 24.

Las Cruces PAL hopes to send boxers to Ringside tournament

The Las Cruces Police Athletic League (PAL) Boxing Club will be having a fundraising car wash this Saturday, July 19 at Dario's Bail Bonds on the corner of Picacho Ave. and Main St. from 9 am to noon.

UTEP Softball Adds Pac-12 Transfer

Keanna ‘Kiki’ Pepi, who played her freshman year of softball at Oregon State, will transfer to UTEP head coach Tobin Echo-Hawk announced. Pepi will have three years of eligibly for the Miners.