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The Journey: African American Experience

For the past three weeks, NewsChannel 9 has been taking a look at Black History Month with the Journey of local stories. This week, we hear from a UTEP Campus leader at the African American Studies Program.

NM State Soccer to Offer Tryouts

The New Mexico State soccer team is hosting walk-on tryouts Friday, March 6, for the 2015 season. The tryout is set for 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. at the NM State Soccer Complex.  

UTEP Looks To Get Back In Win Column At UTSA Saturday

UTEP (10-12, 5-8 C-USA) will aim to get back into the win column when it plays at UTSA ( 12-13, 7-6 C-USA) at 12:30 p.m. MST Saturday.

NM State Splits First 2 Games at Diamond Devil Invite

The New Mexico State softball team began play at the Diamond Devil Invitational, hosted by Arizona State, on Friday by splitting two games at Farrington Stadium to move to 6-6 on the season.  

Zia Derby Purse Up 42 Percent at Ruidoso Downs

The continued strength in the older horse division at Ruidoso Downs includes New Mexico-breds with the 2015 Zia Derby up 42 percent through the most recent payment.

WANTED: Convicted sex offender who has failed to register, cut off ankle monitor

El Paso County Sheriff's Deputies are actively searching for a convicted sex offender who just got out of prison, but has failed to register as a sex offender and has also reportedly cut off his ankle monitor.

12,000 Fans Equals 12,000 Pizzas For Papa John’s “Pack The House” For UTEP Women Vs. Southern Miss

Papa John’s is hoping to help the UTEP women’s basketball team “Pack The House” for its “Senior Day” contest against Southern Miss at 2 p.m. MST on March 1.

County searches for qualified County Tax Assessor-Collector

The County of El Paso is seeking qualified applicants to serve as County Tax Assessor-Collector. The application process is now open and closes on Friday, February 27, 2015.

Site releases rankings of best schools in Texas

Niche, a company providing reviews and rankings, has released their version of the top high schools in Texas.

Suspects in attempted Sonic Drive-in robbery apprehended

The two men suspected of attempting to rob a Las Cruces Sonic Drive-In, are now behind bars.

Wanted: Man who robbed Upper Valley store at gun point

Crime Stoppers of El Paso is hoping to identify a man who robbed an Upper Valley store at gunpoint last month, sparking a neighborhood-wide manhunt that ultimately proved unsuccessful.

Defense rests in 'American Sniper' trial

The defense rested its case Thursday in the trial of the man accused of killing Chris Kyle, subject of the hit film "American Sniper," and Kyle's friend at a Texas firing range two years ago.

NMSU student’s short film qualifies for Academy Award through festival selection

A short film made by New Mexico State University’s Creative Media Institute will be shown at a prestigious international film festival next month, qualifying it for an Academy Award.

Cooking Heart Healthy: Baked Flautas with Mango Salsa

Every Friday in February, NewsChannel 9 teams up with Sierra Providence Health Network to feature heart healthy dishes. Today's dish, baked flautas with mango salsa, comes courtesy of the American Heart Association.