Sports

21 Past Hyundai Sun Bowl Participants in Super Bowl XLIX

When Super Bowl XLIX kicks off on Sunday, 21 past Hyundai Sun Bowl game participants will be vying for the Vince Lombardi Trophy for the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks.

Quintanilla re-signs with Rockies

After five years with three other organizations, El Pasoan Omar Quintanilla is returning to where it all began signing a deal with the Colorado Rockies.

The Big Game: Super Bowl Party Suggestions

Wayne Hilton is an El Paso-based event planner. These are his Super Bowl party suggestions: 1. Have fun at the party. Think face paint or make-up for your guests to show their team colors!

The Big Game: Zoo elephants to make game prediction

The El Paso Zoo’s Asian Elephants, Savannah and Juno, will predict this year’s Super Bowl winner. Each will cast their vote by selecting the helmet shaped piñata set out for them in their exhibit by their keepers.

The Journey: Texas Western's place in Civil Rights History

As the nation commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. day in January and Black History Month in February, NewsChannel 9 remembers UTEP and its place in history. One which championed tolerance, opportunity and perseverance.

UTEP Rides Late Run to 71-69 Conquest of UAB

Vince Hunter scored six of his game-high 22 points during a 13-0 run late in the second half, as UTEP came from behind to top UAB, 71-69, on Thursday night at the Don Haskins Center.

UTEP women fall flat in second half vs UAB

A short-handed UTEP squad gave a good effort but couldn’t get enough shots to drop in an 67-52 loss at UAB Thursday evening.

The Big Game: Patriots WR owes his NFL career to a local coaches decision

Julian Edelman has become one of the most reliable receivers in the NFL with the New England Patriots, and he has New Mexico State head coach Doug Martin to thank.

NMSU Track and Field heads to Lubbock

The New Mexico State track and field team travels for the second time of the season to Lubbock, Texas to compete in the Texas Tech Masked Rider Open on Friday and Saturday.

Aggies tennis gears up for home opener

The New Mexico State women’s tennis team begins its home spring schedule against SUNY-Buffalo on Friday, Jan. 30 at 2 p.m. and versus Texas State on Sunday, Feb. 1 at 10 a.m.

Southwest University teams up with YISD for baseball tournament

Southwest University will be joining forces with the Ysleta Independent School District to create the first Spring baseball classic.

NMSU swimming and diving to host rival Lobos

The New Mexico State swimming and diving team returns to the pool with a dual meet against Rio Grande Rival New Mexico, Friday, Jan. 30 and Saturday, Jan. 31. The Aggie diving team will compete at the Air Force Diving Invitational Friday, Jan.

EPCC gears up for 2015 baseball/softball season

El Paso Community College (EPCC) is ushering in spring with the opening of baseball and softball season.

UTEP tennis to begin season Friday

The UTEP women’s tennis team, under the guidance of first-year head coach Cristina Moros, will open the 2015 spring season against Texas State at the El Paso Tennis & Swim Club on Friday. The match is set for a noon (MT) start.

National football signing day preview

Many local football players, and all high school athletes, will choose Wednesday, February 2 as their day to sign their National Letter of Intent.  February 2 is National Signing Day, and for many football players, it's a chance to pla