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NMSU runner named WAC athlete of the week

New Mexico State track and field athlete Jenna Bangegas was named the Western Athleteic Conference track athlete of the week for the week of March 17-23. This marks the first time Banegas has wonthis award.

Former Trojan not named to USA vs Mexico roster

U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has named 22 players to train in Phoenix in advance of USA-Mexico, presented by AT&T, on April 2 at University of Phoenix Stadium.

NMSU softball defeats I-10 rivals, 14-3

The New Mexico softball team closed out the three-game series with I-10 rival UTEP on Tuesday, March 25 with a 14-3 win to go 2-1 in the series.

Aggie baseball falls to Lobos at home

The New Mexico State baseball team lost to in-state rival New Mexico, 14-4, on Tuesday afternoon at Presley Askew Field. The Aggies are now 10-14 on the season while the Lobos improve to 17-8-1.

Updated high school soccer playoff schedules and results

High School Soccer playoff schedule and results: Friday, March 28

'Cruces Divided' to be re-released in Las Cruces

"Cruces Divided" will be re-released this Friday at Video 4 in Las Cruces for a minimum one week run. The documentary focuses on the football rivalry between Las Cruces High and Mayfield High schools.

NMSU releases spring volleyball schedule

New Mexico State volleyball head coach Mike Jordon recently announced the 2014 spring schedule, which includes a televised scrimmage against national powerhouse Texas, on April 12.

UTEP sprinter earns C-USA athlete of the week honors

Florence Uwakwe earned her first outdoor Conference USA Athlete of the Week honor on Tuesday. Uwakwe dominated the UTEP Springtime Meet as she captured her first crown of the outdoor season.

Chihuahuas Announce Founding Corporate Partners

The El Paso Chihuahuas are proud to announce today that L & F Distributors, local Ford dealers, PepsiCo, Sierra Providence Health Network and Southwest University are the team’s official Founding Corporate Partners (FCP’s).

Former Coronado basketball coach named AD for San Elizario ISD

Peter Morales, the former head boys' basketball coach of the Coronado T-Birds has accepted a new position as Athletic Director at San Elizario ISD.

UTEP Moves Into Sweet 16

Junior Chrishauna Parker posted her second straight double-double (12 points, 12 rebounds) while senior Kayla Thornton added 17 points, and UTEP dispatched Saint Mary’s, 76-64, in front of 4,703 fans at the Don Haskins Center Monday eveni

Miners and Aggies to play Tuesday on ESPN3

The UTEP softball team will face I-10 rival NM State for a third and final timethis season. The Miners (12-20) and Aggies (17-15) will square off in Las Cruces on Tuesday, March 25 during a televised game on ESPN3 at 6 p.m. MT.

This week in NMSU athletics

The Aggies take on I-25 rival New Mexico, Tuesday, March 25 at 3 p.m., than host their first WAC series of the season March 28-30, as Sacramento State comes to town. This will be the first games played at Presley Askew Field since March 2.

Big Week For Aggie Baseball

After almost a month away from Presley Askew Field, the New Mexico State baseball team returns home this week to face its in-state rival and begin its Western Athletic Conference home schedule.

VIDEO: Chitu fights back to win $800,000 Sunland Derby (Gr. III)

Chitu generated a courageous winning performance and gave trainer Bob Baffert his third $800,000 Sunland Derby (Gr. III) crown on Sunday at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino in front of an all-time record crowd of 18,642 fans.