Sports

Chihuahuas close out series with win over Tacoma

The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Tacoma Rainiers 5-2 Thursday, sealing a series win at Cheney Stadium.

UTEP set to host Orange and Blue spring game

The UTEP football team will top off the 2014 spring season with the annual Orange and Blue scrimmage on Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the Sun Bowl.

School record UTEP athletes named to C-USA Honor Roll

A school-record 140 UTEP student-athletes have been named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll, the league office announced Thursday afternoon.

NMSU men's and women's tennis to host final matches of season

The New Mexico State men’s tennis team has two matches this weekend at the NM State Tennis Center to conclude its spring schedule.

Chihuahuas pick up RHP Sexton from San Antonio

RHP Tim Sexton transferred to El Paso from Double-A San Antonio

UTEP tennis to honor three on Senior Day

The UTEP women’s tennis team will complete the 2014 regular season this weekend, while honoring seniors Rebeca Calvillo, Marie LeBlond and Gabi Vazquez on Senior Day at the El Paso Tennis Club.

Heinrich named Associate Athletic Director for Development for NMSU

New Mexico State Athletics Director McKinley Boston announced this week that Fred Heinrich has been named the Aggies’ new Associate Athletic Director for Development.

NMSU earns 29 All-WAC academic honors

The 2013-14 Academic All-WAC men and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s indoor track and field and men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have been announced.

Chihuahuas fall in first extra innings game

The El Paso Chihuahuas lost the first extra-inning game in team history Wednesday, falling to the Tacoma Rainiers 4-3 in 10 innings.

Local boxing group plans fundraiser for autism

Boxing club 'Pound 4 Pound' will hold a fundraiser for "Speak up for Autism", an organization formed to assist those affected by autism, on Friday, April 18.

UTEP senior forward honored with C-USA Spirit of Service award

UTEP Women’s basketball senior standout Kristine Vitola will receive the Winter Conference USA Spirit of Service award, the league office revealed Wednesday afternoon.

Bull rider from Eastern New Mexico University killed during practice

A bull rider for the Eastern New Mexico University rodeo team died on Tuesday night after a bull stepped on him during practice.

Aggies series in North Dakota cancelled

The University of North Dakota has announced that officials have deemed the Kraft Memorial Field unplayable after a recent storm dropped additional snow.

Dallas Cowboys Preseason Schedule Released

The NFL released this year’s preseason schedule Wednesday, with many specific dates still to be determined.

Chihuahuas pitcher LaFromboise recalled by Padres

LHP Bobby LaFromboise became the first El Paso Chihuahuas player called up to the Major Leagues when the San Diego Padres recalled him for today’s doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians.