Sports

Hanks hires new football coach

Kevin Jones, a football offensive coordinator and track coach at Ysleta High School, has been hired as Hanks High School’s new head football coach, effective today.

Magic Johnson to headline Stars Scholarship Fund

Annually, Stars Scholarship Fund enlists the support of businesses and organizations to become a sponsor of our Extravaganzas. Our sponsors enjoy benefits such as being guests at the Extravaganza and year round media exposure.

NMSU Director of Golf headed to U.S. Senior Open

New Mexico State University Director of Golf Daniel Koesters is at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Oklahoma, this week to compete in the U.S. Senior Open golf tournament.

Two Miners named Scholar Athletes of the Year in respective sports

UTEP’s Tori Martyn (women’s soccer) and Camino Sardinero (women’s golf) have been named the Conference USA 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete of the Year for their respective sports, league commissioner Britton Banowsky revealed Wednesda

'Dawgs top 'Topes for first win in Albuquerque

Albuquerque put two on base in the bottom of the ninth inning but Chihuahuas reliever Hector Ambriz left both runners on in El Paso’s 4-3 win Tuesday night at Isotopes Park.

UTEP Hoops: Meet Lew Stallworth

This summer, we are introducing you to the new UTEP freshman on the Men's Basketball team. Today, 6-1, 175-pound point guard Lew Stallworth from Hart HS in Newhall, California. Tune in!

Miners shine at World Junior Championships

UTEP track and field sprinter Aiyanna Stiverne will be going for gold in the 4x400m relay at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore, from July 22-27.

NMSU center named to Rimington Award watch list

The Rimington Trophy Committee has released its 2014 Fall Watch List, which features 66 of the best centers in Division I football, including New Mexico State’s Valerian Ume-Ezeoke.

UTEP Tight End named to Mackey Award watch list

Senior Eric Tomlinson was named to the 2014 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List on Tuesday. The award is given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end.

NMSU football releases new turf design

The NM State athletic department today released the final design of the synthetic turf that is currently being installed at Aggie Memorial Stadium.

2013-14 leading scorer dismissed from NMSU women's basketball

New Mexico State head women’s basketball coach Mark Trakh announced Tuesday that senior Danesia Williamson has been dismissed from the team due to academic ineligibility.

Chihuahuas Lose Series Opener

The El Paso Chihuahuas almost completed a six-run comeback for the second straight game, but fell short in their 7-5 loss to the Albuquerque Isotopes Monday night at Isotopes Park.

Officials suggest MLS happy with soccer enthusiasm

The Chivas de Guadalajara vs. Cruziero of Brazil soccer match at the Sun Bowl Sunday, July 6 was used as a way to measure fan excitement for a potential MLS (Major League Soccer) franchise in El Paso.

Former Trooper, 2 others named All-American Scholars

Three New Mexico State women’s golfers were named Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars recently announced by the WGCA.

NMSU athletics adds to social media

The New Mexico State Athletics department completed the social media trifecta on July 1, as they created an Instagram page to complement their Facebook and Twitter accounts.