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UTEP assistant chosen to lead team on USVA level

UTEP assistant volleyball coach Julie Allen has been chosen to lead the Sun Country region High Performance team announced by High Performance Director Jim Giacomazzi on July 10.

NMSU tennis honored with All-Academic award

The New Mexico State men’s and women’s tennis programs were each honored with the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Award, the ITA announced this week. The individual Scholar Athlete list was also released.

UTEP celebrates third annual "Pick-nic"

All UTEP alumnis will celebrate their miner pride at Memorial Park on Saturday, July 12 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Osaple shows off new El Paso shirt

“I Liked El Paso Before It Was Cool.” El Pasoans can now show their city pride with a white v-neck tee with that exact phrase. It was created by Osaple and is the fourth shirt in their series.

NMSU kicker named to national watch list

Senior place kicker Maxwell Johnson was recently named to the preseason watch list for the 2014 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award, as announced by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission.

WAC unveils new branding initiatives

The Western Athletic Conference begins the 2014-15 season with a refined brand including a color change to its widely recognized logo, foundational positioning components, a new slogan and graphic elements.

Accused gunman collapses in Texas court

The Texas man accused of killing six people in a mass shooting Wednesday appeared before a judge Friday morning and collapsed in court while hearing the chilling evidence against him.

Analysis: On the Democratic ticket, watch the co-pilot

It is easy to find people inside and outside the Texas Democratic Party who think state Sen.

Estranged wife had protective order for Texas man who police say killed 6

The estranged wife of Ron Lee Haskell had taken out a protective order against him, well before police say he sought her out and, after failing to find her, killed four children and two adults.

Teens fight 'viral' rape images

The families of two Houston, Texas teenagers say their daughters were sexually assaulted at a party, and now nude pictures of the girls are being posted on social media.

Chihuahuas split doubleheader in Albuquerque

The Albuquerque Isotopes scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to come back and beat the El Paso Chihuahuas 7-6 Thursday in the completion of Wednesday’s rain-suspended game.

Majority of kids exceed recommended screen time limit

A new study by the National Center for Health and Statistics indicates at 73 percent of kids ages 12-15 go over the recommended amount of screen time.

As teacher pay lags, attrition and class size grow

     

Rafts cross Rio Grande in Texas back and forth to Mexico

A video captured by a CNN team shows human smugglers traveling on a raft along the Rio Grande, after dropping off people in Texas. The boat was spotted headed back to Mexico by a CNN team.

Unaccompanied minors putting the most strain on government resources, says local expert

There seems to be no end in sight to the number of undocumented immigrants crossing into the United States illegally through the southwest border.