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Chihuahuas snap skid with 16-7 win

The El Paso Chihuahuas earned a 16-7 win over the Sacramento River Cats Wednesday night, snapping a 5-game losing streak.  Jason Lane pitched six solid innings, giving up seven hits, two earned runs and striking out four.  Lane improv

Former UTEP golfer tied for 14th at Pacific Coast Amateur

Lorens Chan, a junior UCLA Bruin from Honolulu, HI., posted a bogey-free second round of seven-under-par 63 to catapult himself to the top of the leaderboard with 36 holes left to play at the 48th Pacific Coast Amateur Championship hosted by Pi

UTEP golfer named All-America scholar

UTEP junior Martin Simonsen was one of 207 Division I players to be named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar on Wednesday.

Padres promote Jeff Francoeur from Chihuahuas

The Padres on Wednesday will add veteran outfielder Jeff Francoeur to the 25-man roster, selecting the contract of the 30-year-old outfielder from Triple-A El Paso.

Sean Kugler Conference USA Media Day Quotes

UTEP football head coach Sean Kugler Conference USA Media Day quotes from member of the press in Dallas, Texas on July 23, 2014.

Stiverne Set to Compete at World Junior Championships

UTEP track and field sprinter Aiyanna Stiverne will represent the United States in the women’s 4x400m relay at the 2014 World Junior Championships on Saturday.

Jeff Francoeur pranked by Chihuahuas teammates, again

For the second time this season, Chihuahuas outfielder Jeff Francoeur was the subject of a prank orchestrated by his El Paso teammates and documented on video by ringleader/utility player Cody Decker.

Chihuahuas fall in 13-inning pitchers duel, 3-2

Shane Peterson’s bases loaded infield single with two outs in the top of the 13th inning provided the decisive run in Sacramento’s 3-2 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas at Southwest University Park Tuesday night.

Ex-Penn State assistant coaches sue for $1 million

A pair of former Penn State assistant football coaches, including the son of the late head football coach Joe Paterno, have filed a federal lawsuit seeking $1 million in damages from the university.

Escalante speaks of recent arrest, boxing

Boxer Antonio Escalante was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of DWI after an El Paso Police Officer observed 'defective vehicle equipment' on the vehicle that Escalante was driving.

Martin discusses Aggies at Sun Belt Media Day

NMSU took part at the Sun Belt Media Day in New Orleans with head coach Doug Martin representing the Aggies.  Most of the conversation spoke about their offensive weapons, defense, and of course, a very tough independent schedule last seas

NMSU releases equestrian schedule

New Mexico State Equestrian head coach Robin Morris-Walters announced the Aggies’ 2014 schedule, Tuesday afternoon. The schedule features six home events.

Chihuahuas drop first game of 8-game homestand

Four Sacramento pitchers held the El Paso Chihuahuas without an extra base hit Monday in the River Cats 6-1 win at Southwest University Park.

Escalante in hot water... again

Boxer Antonio Escalante was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of DWI after an El Paso Police Officer observed 'defective vehicle equipment' on the vehicle that Escalante was driving.

Several Padres join the Chihuahuas on rehab stints

San Diego Padres infielders Everth Cabrera, Yonder Alonso and Jedd Gyorko are with the Chihuahuas this week on rehabilitation assignments.  All have played roles with the San Diego Padres, and now due to injury, they will play with the Chi