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This week in NMSU Athletics

New Mexico State basketball action continues this week as the fall semester wraps up.

Parade of open-carry bills exposes divide in ranks

  As momentum grows behind a push to let Texans carry handguns openly, the biggest fight may be among Second Amendment advocates themselves.

Aggies sign recruit from Houston

New Mexico State head track and field coach Orin Richburg announced the signing of Cori Runnels to a National Letter of Intent for women's track and field starting in the 2015-16 academic year.

Gas prices could slide below $2 nationwide

Two dollar gas is making headlines right now, but prices at the pump are still sliding lower. Prices well below $2 a gallon could be common nationwide by spring, 2015.

UTEP coach Sean Kugler press conference quotes

UTEP Head Coach Sean Kugler spoke about advancing to the New Mexico Bowl against Utah State. (Opening Statement)

UTEP tennis adds four-star recruit

UTEP women’s tennis head coach Cristina Moros announced that four-star recruit Raven Bennett signed a letter of intent to compete for the Miners starting in the2015 fall season.

New Mexico Bowl notes: UTEP vs Utah State

The UTEP football team is headed to the ninth annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl. The Miners (7-5, 5-3 C-USA) will face Utah State (9-4, 6-2 MWC) on Saturday, Dec. 20 at 12:20 p.m. at University Stadium in Albuquerque.

NMSU junior picks up WAC Player of the Week award

New Mexico State guard Sasha Weber has been named the Western Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week by the conference and by College Sports Madness, both entities announced on Monday.

First Baptist Church celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Living Christmas Tree

El Paso's First Baptist Church will host its 50th Anniversary of its Living Christmas Tree performance this coming weekend, December 12th through 14th. There will be five showings of the special 50th anniversary event.

NE El Paso Sam's Club to open in January

Get those membership cards ready. Sam’s Club will open its newest location in Northeast El Paso January 22. The Club is located at 9498 Gateway North (near Diana Drive and Highway 54).

Two military sergeants representing the Sun City across the U.S.

Monday's Service Salute was sent to us by Jesus Cordova. The picture is of SGT Cordova and SGT Lopez. They're seen in the photo representing El Paso in Fort Stewart, Georgia.

Two people injured in overnight rollover crash

One man was arrested after a rollover crash near Downtown El Paso.