Sports

Scorpions rugby headed to the playoffs

The El Paso Scorpions have a huge week coming up. After a rough and hard fought second half of the season, the Scorpions have made playoffs.

Chihuahuas tie series with 5-3 win

The El Paso Chihuahuas scored four runs in the fourth inning against former Major League All-Star Randy Wolf in their 5-3 win over the Reno Aces Monday night in Tucson.

UTEP celebrates Track & Field history with Vandeburg, Beamon

The man credited with turning the UTEP track & field program into a national power, Wayne Vandeburg served as the head coach of the men's track & field team from 1967-72.

San Francisco 49er Aldon Smith's false bomb threat arrest is 3rd since 2012

Before the 2011 NFL draft, a scouting report on University of Missouri junior defensive end Aldon Smith said the star defender "has some past experience with getting into trouble and is a higher-than-average risk for this sort of behavior.

UTEP soccer player recognized as Top-10 Senior at UTEP

Miner soccer standout Tori Martyn has been recognized as a Top Ten senior at UTEP. She was officially presented the honor at the 2014 UTEP Honors Convocation at Magoffin Auditorium on April 13.

Outlaws racing returns to El Paso Speedway Park

After spending the month of March and early April in the western states, the World of Outlaws begins their trek toward the Midwest, but not before settling some unfinished business in Texas.

NMSU slugger earns WAC hitter of the week award

For the second time this season and in her career, junior outfielder/catcher Lacey Rother earned Hitter of the Week accolades from the Western Athletic Conference for her performance April 7-13.

This week in NMSU athletics

The New Mexico State track and field team continues its 2014 outdoor campaign when it travels to San Antonio, Texas to compete at the UTSA Invitational on Saturday, April 19.

Registration open for Miner Soccer Academy summer camps

Registration is underway for the popular Miner Soccer Academy summer camps which will be held in summer 2013. All camps are open to any and all entrants.

Babcock raises level as 'dual sport athlete'

Jade Babcock was a three-year letterwinner for the UTEP soccer team, helping the Miners capture win over win over the last four seasons.  The Senior from Midland, Texas had a semester left of eligibility, and is planning on putting her bes

Boi George sings sweet tune in $267,651 West Texas Futurity (Grade I)

Boi George sang a sweet tune on Sunday and won the 56th running of the $267,651 West Texas Futurity (Grade I) at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino.

Chihuahuas lose second straight to Reno, 6-4

The Reno Aces beat the El Paso Chihuahuas 6-4 Sunday in a back and forth game that saw four lead changes. The Chihuahuas struck first with an RBI single by Travis Buck in the first inning.

UTEP men's golf finishes 10th in Santa Cruz

The UTEP men's golf team landed 10th at the 68th Annual Western Intercollegiate on Sunday in Santa Cruz, Calif., the Miners' final tuneup prior to the Conference USA Championships April 27-29.

Miners sweep Middle Tennessee State

The UTEP softball team stormed back from a 4-0 deficit to defeat Middle Tennessee, 6-5, on Sunday afternoon at the Helen of Troy Softball Complex.

NMSU finishes up a solid weekend at Springtime Invitational

The New Mexico State track and field team finished its competition at the UTEP Invitational in El Paso, Texas on Saturday, April 12.