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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 4:56pm

Sports

Venue issues if UTEP women snag WNIT championship spot

As ticket sales for Wednesday night's Miner women WNIT Final Four basketball game shot past the 10,000 mark, a new concern emerged about the venue of a potential Saturday championship game.

NMSU baseball heads to Albuquerque, then Colorado

After a four-game home stand, NM State departs Las Cruces again to play nine games on the road. The team travels to Albuquerque to face in-state rival New Mexico for the second time this season.

Opening Week Spotlight: Chihuahuas' Castellanos hopes for call up

Triple-A baseball is coming to El Paso...the Chihuahuas begin play this week. They are still at their training site in Peoria, Arizona but begin the PCL season on Thursday in Reno, Nevada.

UTEP forward named AP All-American Honorable Mention

UTEP senior Kayla Thornton has been recognized as an Associated Press Honorable-Mention All-America.

Las Cruces PAL wins state Golden Gloves

The Las Cruces Police Athletic League (PAL) Boxing Club brought home the overall "Team Trophy" at the New Mexico Golden Gloves tournament. The annual tournament was held in Albuquerque, NM on Friday March 28 thru Saturday March 29th.

Miners punch ticket to WNIT Final Four with win over Washington

Seniors Kristine Vitola (21 points, 14 rebounds) and Kayla Thornton (20 points, 13 boards) each recorded double doubles, and UTEP downed Washington, 70-63, in a WNIT Elite Eight contest in front of a staggering program-best 10,227 fans at the D

Another C-USA honor for UTEP runner

All-American Anthony Rotich earned Conference USA Athlete of the Week honors on Tuesday.

Cost of professional baseball games on the rise

Baseball season is underway, but as you head out to the ol' ball game this year, you may notice an uptick in prices.

Miners headed to the WNIT Final Four!

Congratulations to the UTEP women's basketball team for advancing to the WNIT Final Four!  7:00pm Wednesday night, UTEP will host South Dakota State (26-9) in the Haskins Center!

NMSU guard named AP All-American Honorable Mention

New Mexico State junior guard Daniel Mullings was named an Associated Press All-American, Monday, March 31 as announced by the associated press.

Sun Bowl announces new agreement with Hyundai

The Sun Bowl Association and Hyundai Motor America announced the extension of their partnership for six more years making the title sponsorship the longest running agreement for the nation’s second oldest bowl game.

Aggies sweep WAC honors

For the second time this season, the New Mexico State softball team was awarded the Western Athletic Conference Hitter and Pitcher of the Week honors by the league office for the week of March 24-30.

U.S. players denied release to play Mexico

Puebla has refused the request to release U.S. Men's National Team defenders DaMarcus Beasley and Michael Orozco for the match between the USA and Mexico on April 2. U.S.

This week in NMSU Athletics

The New Mexico State baseball team plays four games on the road this week starting with a single non-conference game against in-state rival New Mexico, Wednesday, April 2 at 6 p.m. (MT) with radio coverage on KSNM AM 570 in Las Cruces.

UTEP Welcomes Pacific-12 Force Washington In WNIT Elite Eight Game Monday

UTEP (27-7) will play host to Pacific 12 member Washington (20-13) in the Elite 8 of the WNIT at the Don Haskins Center 7 p.m. Monday.