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Aggies fall to Gaels, 83-71

For the second straight game New Mexico State dug itself a first half hole that it couldn’t climb out of, as the Aggies dropped an 83-71 decision at Saint Mary’s early Tuesday morning as part of the ESPN Tipoff Marathon.

Miners sign five for softball

UTEP softball head coach Tobin Echo-Hawk announced five additions to the program on Tuesday.

NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for season

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson learned Tuesday he will be suspended without pay for the rest of the 2014 NFL season, according to an NFL statement. Peterson intends to appeal.

Several athletes sign to play college sports

Several top athletes in the Borderland signed scholarships to play their respective sports at Universities across the land, here is a list of the signees:

Sean Kugler press conference quotes from Monday's luncheon

UTEP Football Media Luncheon Quotes Nov. 17, 2014 Head Coach Sean Kugler (On Saturday’s win over North Texas)

NMSU women's basketball continues road swing

The New Mexico State women’s basketball team continues its three-game road swing to begin the season with two games away from home this week. The Aggies first travel to Boise, Idaho, to meet Boise State on Tuesday beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Miners sophomore earns C-USA All-Academic honors

Sophomore Lindsey Larson was honored for her performance in the classroom and on the court, as she was named to the 2014Conference USA All-Academic Volleyball Team, the league announced Monday.

Applebee's Sports Extra: UTEP captains talk about the win, bowl eligibility

Tune in for Applebee's Sports Extra, where UTEP captains Jameill Showers and Nathan Jeffrey spoke about Saturday night's win over North Texas, improving to 6-4 and gaining bowl eligibility... tune in!

Beau's Best: Top high school football plays from the playoffs!

Check out Beau's Best, the top high school footbal plays from the first round of the High School football plays in New Mexico and Texas... tune in!

This week in NMSU Athletics

The New Mexico State athletics department has plenty of activities for Aggie fans to follow during the week of November 17-23. Fans can get all their Aggie information online at www.NMStateSports.com.

UTEP sophomore named C-USA Player of the Week

UTEP sophomore forward Vince Hunter was selected the season’s first Conference USA Player of the Week on Monday after leading the Miners to a victory over a Pac-12 opponent.

UTEP Women Falls Short At SMU, 63-59

UTEP junior Cameasha Turner eclipsed 20 points for the second straight game but an off shooting night and a big discrepancy on the boards loomed large in a 63-59 setback at SMU Sunday afternoon.

NMSU to meet St. Mary's in ESPN's Midnight Madness

The New Mexico State Aggies (0-1) continue their season-opening road swing on Tuesday morning in the ESPN 24-Hour Tip-off Marathon as they face the Saint Mary’s Gaels (1-0) at McKeon Pavilion. Tipoff is set for 1 a.m. (MT).

Aggies softball signs six, one from Centennial

New Mexico State softball team head coach Kathy Rodolph announced the signing of six high school players to National Letters of Intent to play softball for the Aggies beginning next season.

Miners improve to 6-4 with big win over North Texas

Nathan Jeffery rushed for three first-half touchdowns, as UTEP built a four-touchdown cushion at the break and cruised to a 35-17 rout of North Texas on Saturday night in the Sun Bowl.