Sports

Special UTEP Women’s Basketball Season to Be Celebrated on Saturday

The 2013-14 UTEP women’s basketball team captured El Pasoans’ hearts with a march to 29 wins and the championship game of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT).

Nolan Richardson named to 2014 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

El Paso native Nolan Richardson will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on August 8, 2014. The announcement came on Monday morning, and includes nine other inductees into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

El Paso Rhinos capture first Thorne Cup Title since 2008

El Paso Rhinos had a three-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 7-3 win over Idaho Junior Steelheads.

Reno bats pound Chihuahuas, 9-1

The Reno Aces scored in five different innings Sunday, beating the El Paso Chihuahuas, 9-1.

Aggie Baseball Comes from Behind to Sweep Northern Colorado

The New Mexico State baseball team used a four-run ninth inning to pick up a 12-9 win over Northern Colorado, Sunday, April 6 in Greely, Colo. The Aggies swept UNCO and are now 13-8 overall and 5-4 in Western Athletic Conference play.

UTEP Soccer Remains Unbeaten In Spring Exhibition Season

Angela Cutaia posted her second goal of the exhibition spring season to help UTEP secure a 1-1 tie at New Mexico Sunday afternoon.

Winning Merlot takes $208,965 New Mexican Spring Futurity

Winning Merlot served up a sharp upset win in the $208,965 New Mexican Spring Futurity at 300 yards.

El Paso Rhinos wins 4-3, reach Thorne Cup Final

Phoenix Knights almost clawed its way back from a three-goal deficit, but El Paso Rhinos managed to pull out a 4-3 win in the end.

Rutgers tops UTEP by two to win WNIT title

UTEP battled back from 18 points down only to have Tyler Scaife convert a coast-to-coast lay-up with two seconds left to lift visiting Rutgers to a 56-54 win in the WNIT Championship contest at a sold-out Don Haskins Center Saturday afternoon.<

Hard to Resist wins frantic finish in $50,000 Czaria Handicap

Under jockey Enrique Portillo Gomez, Hard to Resist came flying late to win a frantic finish in the $50,000 Czaria Handicap at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino on Saturday.

Miners softball drops pair to Colorado State

The struggle continues as the UTEP softball team fell to Colorado State during a Saturday doubleheader, losing game one 14-0 in five innings and 7-2 in the second game at Ram Field.

Aggies baseball wins second straight game

Right hand pitcher Riley Barr worked 7.1 innings on the mound for the New Mexico State baseball team picking up a season-high eight strikeouts as the Aggies held off Northern Colorado to win 7-4, Saturday, April 5 in Greeley, Colo.

Chihuahuas send pitcher to Padres

The Chihuahuas have made a roster transaction: -LHP Bobby LaFromboise claimed on waivers by San Diego from Seattle and assigned to El Paso -LHP Chris Rearick transferred from El Paso to Double-A San Antonio

Eagles soar past Matadors, plus soccer playoff results

High School Soccer playoff schedule and results: Friday, April 4 5A Boys Area Round Arlington Martin def. El Dorado, 3-1 Eastwood def. Arlington Lamar, 4-0

Chihuahuas fall to Aces, 2-0

Four Reno pitchers combined to shut out the El Paso Chihuahuas Friday, 2-0. El Paso’s best scoring opportunity came in the seventh inning, when the Chihuahuas loaded the bases with two outs.