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Canutillo, Del Valle ranked in THSCA preseason poll

Here is The Texas High School Coaches Association coaches poll released by TheAthleticsDepartment.com. The poll is voted on by a panel of THSCA members.

UTEP names new tennis coach

Director of Athletics Bob Stull named Cristina Moros as UTEP’s women’s tennis head coach on Monday. Moros succeeds Myriam Sopel, who held the position during the2014 spring season.

YISD educator wins Region 19 Teacher of the Year

Ysleta Independent School District teacher Marlene R. Gallegos has been named the 2014-2015 Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Education Service Center (ESC)-Region 19, and will now compete for Texas Teacher of the Year honors in October.

First case of West Nile confirmed in El Paso

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health confirmed the first El Paso area case of West Nile Virus in 2014 on Monday afternoon.

Arrest Affidavit: Mom of 2-year-old was possibly intoxicated night of her death

The arrest affidavit for the 25-year-old mother who is charged with injury of a child by omission and criminal negligent homicide reveals details about last night that the toddler was alive in early July.

Immunize El Paso advises up-to-date vaccinations for back to school kids

Back-to-school season is here. Time for parents to gather supplies and back packs. It’s also the perfect time to make sure your kids are up to date on their vaccines.

NMSU offering Ag Day Degree in conjunction with Agriculture Day activites

New Mexico State University offers a chance to learn about wildlife, animal breeding and other related topics through various courses hosted by its Department of Extension Animal Sciences & Natural Resources during the second annual AG Days

Pair arrested during San Elizario house party

Two San Elizario men were arrested after a house party allegedly got out of control early Sunday morning.

NMSU's Hougland brings horticultural knowledge to northern pueblos

Working for New Mexico State University at the Sustainable Agriculture Science Center at Alcalde is fulfilling two of Tory Hougland’s career desires – working at the science center and helping people learn about sustainable agricult

NMSU will offer classes at Fort Bliss this fall

Beginning in fall 2014, New Mexico State University will offer two courses at Fort Bliss. Both classes are in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences and are eight-week mini-semesters.

NMSU STEM Outreach Center expands summer camps and locations

After the fairy godmother’s work is complete, how does Cinderella get to the ball?

Point Guard and Post Player Basketball Academy this week in El Paso

Friendships, self-confidence, skills, technique, and unforgettable lessons from notable coaches and inspirational speakers – Basketball Combine is pleased to announce its co-ed encore camp, "Point Guard & Post Player Academy&quot

Wooden Legacy Tournament games to be aired on ESPN networks

All 12 games of the 2014 Wooden Legacy will be aired across the ESPN Networks (ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3). Fullerton/Anaheim is in the Pacific time zone (three hours behind ET, two hours behind CT, one hour behind MT).

Feds: Texas responsible for misspent Medicaid dollars

Texas is “ultimately responsible” for millions of misspent Medicaid dollars, according to a new federal audit, because a state agency failed to properly oversee the c

VIDEO: 6 killed after police chase reaches 100 MPH

A crash after a police chase near Houston has claimed six lives.