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UTEP women's tennis: Trio close out career
They came from three different places, three different directions to form a sisterhood at UTEP. They came and formed a bond, and they also became one of the more successful trios in UTEP tennis history.
UTEP men's basketball: Miners recruits will bolster backcourt
Tim Floyd took the final steps in putting together another UTEP basketball team Wednesday.
El Paso Chihuahuas Game Summary: Albuquerque 3 Chihuahuas 1
Dodgers' pitching prospect Zach Lee threw six shutout innings in the Albuquerque Isotopes 3-1 victory over the El Paso Chihuahuas Wednesday in Albuquerque. The Isotopes scored twice in the first inning on a solo home run by Jamie Romak and an RBI single by Chili Buss, then added a third run in the seventh on a sacrifice fly by Trayvon Robinson.
UTEP women's basketball: Miners sign power forward
Wednesday represented a metaphorical changing of the guard for the UTEP women's basketball team, and a literal changing of the post.
High school basketball: Franklin's Laneah Bryan signs with UNM
Growing up in Albuquerque, Laneah Bryan would go to The Pit to watch University of New Mexico basketball games.
Hockey: Rhinos open nationals with win over Jersey Shore
The El Paso Rhinos opened up round robin play of the United Hockey Union Junior Hockey Nationals with a 3-1 win over the Jersey Shore Wildcats Wednesday in Las Vegas.
Boxing: Super bantamweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez visits El Paso
Former world super bantamweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez of Puerto Rico will be at Pound4Pound boxing gym at 5:30 p.m. Friday to perform an open workout and sign autographs.
High school softball: Hanks bats erupt in rout over Parkland
Hanks softball coach Shelley Prather used the word "resilient" early in the season to describe her team, since the Knights have been down and able to come back more than a few times this year.
UTEP forward Kayla Thornton to attend WNBA training camp
Kayla Thornton's dream of playing professional basketball at the highest level took a big step forward Monday night when she was invited to attend training camp with the Washington Mystics.
High school baseball: Improved Irvin knocks off Bowie, now 9-3 in District 1-4A
In his third year as the Irvin baseball coach, Alex Peña has begun to develop a consistent winner. On Tuesday, the Rockets improved to 9-3 in District 1-4A with a resounding 19-1 win over Bowie in a
High school tennis: Coronado has success at regionals
The Coronado tennis team is sending three teams to the Class 5A state tennis tournament April 28-29 in Austin.
High school baseball: Franklin grinds out victory over Montwood
Franklin pitcher Nicholas Fernandez's season began with some struggles, to the point where he was out of the starting rotation after the first game of the District 1-5A season.
El Paso Chihuahuas unveil mascot "Chico"
The El Paso Chihuahuas today unveiled "Chico," the new team's mascot.
UTEP softball: Miners edge Blue Raiders, gain sweep
UTEP scrambled from behind — using all facets ... clutch hitting, good defense, good pitching — and edged Middle Tennessee 6-5 on a sun-splashed Sunday afternoon at Helen of Troy Softball
Hockey: Rhinos head to Las Vegas for nationals
El Paso Rhinos head coach Cory Herman said he thought that towards the end of the regular season, and throughout the playoffs, that the team was getting better and better every game.
Miner Mania
UTEP women's tennis: Trio close out career
They came from three different places, three different directions to form a sisterhood at UTEP. They came and formed a bond, and they also became one of the more successful trios in UTEP tennis history.
UTEP men's basketball: Miners recruits will bolster backcourt
Tim Floyd took the final steps in putting together another UTEP basketball team Wednesday.
UTEP forward Kayla Thornton to attend WNBA training camp
Kayla Thornton's dream of playing professional basketball at the highest level took a big step forward Monday night when she was invited to attend training camp with the Washington Mystics.
Monday was declared UTEP Women's Basketball Day
Today is UTEP Women's Basketball Team Day, the El Paso County Commissioners declared today.
UTEP softball: Miners edge Blue Raiders, gain sweep
UTEP scrambled from behind — using all facets ... clutch hitting, good defense, good pitching — and edged Middle Tennessee 6-5 on a sun-splashed Sunday afternoon at Helen of Troy Softball
UTEP track and field: Miners perform despite high wind
Track and field's most formidable opponent — Mother Nature — reared her head Saturday afternoon, turning the UTEP Invitational into a windblown affair...huffing and puffing away all the best times, heights and distances.
UTEP softball: Miners unleash bats to sweep doubleheader against Middle Tennessee
UTEP got bats back on track on a windblown Saturday afternoon and got back in the win column, dusting Middle Tennessee in a doubleheader at the Helen of Troy Softball Complex.
UTEP track: Janice Jackson says goodbye to Kidd Field in style
Janice Jackson had so much on her agenda at Saturday's UTEP Invitational that it helped the senior ignore the one thing she really didn't want to do: say goodbye.
UTEP football: Defense stands tall in Miners' spring game
The list of areas where the UTEP defense needs to improve is just about universal, but making big plays has to come right after tackling following a season where the Miners had just 12 turnovers and 13 sacks.
UTEP softball: Miners hope to break slump with doubleheader
The Miners, one of the best hitting teams in Conference USA, are hoping to break out of their collective slump today with a doubleheader against Middle Tennessee at the Helen of Troy Softball Complex.
Olympic 400 champ among competitors at UTEP meet
UTEP, one of the top-ranked track and field programs in the nation, will go full force today ... chasing times and distances and heights with Olympians, a smattering of professional athletes and teams from North Texas, Louisiana Tech, Rice, New Mexico State, Northern Illinois, Grand Canyon University and New Mexico Junior College in the UTEP Invitational at Kidd Field.
UTEP track and field: Mickael Hanany's choice to compete 1 more year leads to French high jump record
It was one of those pivotal moments in a life. A soul was searched. Answers were vague. Frustration was crystal clear.
UTEP Football: Miners set for spring game
Whatever happens in tonight's spring game won't lead to a major change on UTEP's football depth chart.
UTEP football: Three 'new' players stand out in spring
UTEP's help-wanted list heading into spring was, as always, a long one, but the spots at the top of it were easy to identify.
UTEP Track and field: Trio of El Pasoans will run at UTEP invitational
Area sports fans see the legacy on a regular basis ... the impressive footsteps dropped down year after year from the UTEP track and field program.
High School Mania
High school basketball: Franklin's Laneah Bryan signs with UNM
Growing up in Albuquerque, Laneah Bryan would go to The Pit to watch University of New Mexico basketball games.
High school softball: Hanks bats erupt in rout over Parkland
Hanks softball coach Shelley Prather used the word "resilient" early in the season to describe her team, since the Knights have been down and able to come back more than a few times this year.
High school baseball: Improved Irvin knocks off Bowie, now 9-3 in District 1-4A
In his third year as the Irvin baseball coach, Alex Peña has begun to develop a consistent winner. On Tuesday, the Rockets improved to 9-3 in District 1-4A with a resounding 19-1 win over Bowie in a
High school tennis: Coronado has success at regionals
The Coronado tennis team is sending three teams to the Class 5A state tennis tournament April 28-29 in Austin.
High school baseball: Franklin grinds out victory over Montwood
Franklin pitcher Nicholas Fernandez's season began with some struggles, to the point where he was out of the starting rotation after the first game of the District 1-5A season.
Coaches' leadership shows: Jim Forbes, Cynthia Hernandez lead teams deep into playoffs
Andress' Jim Forbes and Burges' Cynthia Hernandez led their teams to the best seasons in recent history for their respective schools.
High school soccer: Andress falls in 4A regional final
The Andress boys soccer team saw its season come to an end with a 5-2 loss to Trophy Club Byron Nelson in the Class 4A regional finals Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium in Wichita Falls.
High school baseball: Reyes uses arm, bat to lead Aztecs in win
El Dorado junior Alex Reyes gave the Aztecs a nice performance on both the mound and at the plate on Saturday.
High school basketball: Boys all-city capsules
First Team Who >> Daniel Amigo Class, school >> Senior, Coronado Highlights >> The top big man in the city, led Coronado to a pair of wins in 5A playoffs and named Texas
High school basketball: Jeffery Long paves the way for Andress' deep playoff run in Class 4A
During the course of Andress' 31-win season and trip to the Region 1-4A finals, guard Jeffrey Long was arguably the key to how the team fared.
High school basketball: Laneah Bryan does it all for Cougars
Franklin point guard Laneah Bryan burst onto the area high school basketball scene last season by leading the Cougars to the postseason.
Players of the week: Olivia Buckaloo, Jaime Ramos
High school softball and baseball players of the week: Olivia Buckaloo, Jaime Ramos
High school baseball: Tornillo's Sanchez has had strong final season for Coyotes
Tornillo's Sammy Sanchez has come a long way in a short time in the triple jump. The senior, who began to take the triple jump seriously last season, has a legitimate chance at making the Class 2A
High school baseball spotlight: Justin Maese
Ysleta pitcher Justin Maese shows a lot of confidence on the mound. He says he's more confident than he was last year, which has turned into a successful season for the Indian junior.
High school track and field: Aztec claims 5 gold medals in exceptional performance
El Dorado's Adeola Akomolafe has established herself as one the top athletes in the area during her high school career.

Las Cruces Sun News

PREP SPORTS: Local games fill Thursday's docket
There will be a large slate of high school baseball and softball games on Thursday in and around Las Cruces. At Field of Dreams, Oñate (3-3 District 3-5A record) will take on Alamogordo (4-2 District 3-5A record) for
NMSU GOLF: Orito brings home WAC honor for women's team
New Mexico State freshman golfer Camille Orito has been named the WAC Women's Golfer of the Week for the week of April 7-13.
NMSU TENNIS: Alcaraz wins WAC award for Aggies
New Mexico State junior women's tennis player Susana Alcaraz was named Athlete of the Week by the Western Athletic Conference for the week of April 7-13.
NMSU FOOTBALL: Hard-running Hall hopes to carry late-season showing into 2014
LAS CRUCES >> Xavier Hall said, when entering a starting role at the tail end of last season, he had plenty to think about.
NMSU BASEBALL: Aggies pitching coach Mike Evans remains on administrative leave
LAS CRUCES >> Rocky Ward will coach the Aggie baseball team this weekend when they host Seattle University.
ANALYSIS: A look into Aggie basketball's offseason
LAS CRUCES - Marvin Menzies has had quite a run, during his seven-year tenure, as New Mexico State University's men's basketball coach.
PREP SOFTBALL: Knights pick up key win over Bulldawgs, move to 20-1
LAS CRUCES >> Oñate had already proven to be a legitimate softball program, but the Knights needed proof themselves.
PREP BASEBALL: Bulldawgs snap district losing streak with win over Oñate
LAS CRUCES - The Las Cruces Bulldawgs baseball team won its first District 3-5A game of the 2014 season, topping Oñate High School 7-2 on Tuesday night at Field of Dreams.
PREP SOFTBALL: Hawks dominate Santa Teresa in district opener
LAS CRUCES >> The Centennial softball team opened District 3-4A play with a doubleheader sweep of Santa Teresa on Tuesday at the Field of Dreams Softball Complex.
PREP BASEBALL: Hawks drop two games to Santa Teresa
The Centennial Hawks lost separate games to Santa Teresa in a Tuesday doubleheader at Santa Teresa, falling 7-6 and 8-1.
PREP BASEBALL: Trojans use all-around effort to take care of Alamogordo
LAS CRUCES >> From production throughout their batting order, to another strong showing from pitcher Eric Lucero, to a clean game played defensively, the Mayfield Trojans got an all-around
PREP SOFTBALL: Centennial looks to build on successful first year
LAS CRUCES >> A good team learns to address its weaknesses. Despite a 10-2 run through District 3-4A in its first year, the Centennial softball team was exposed as an inexperienced club against
PREP BASEBALL: Centennial opens play in tough 3-4A district Tuesday
LAS CRUCES >> Ideally, Rusty Evans would like to develop players at the sub-varsity level. But Evans had to rush certain Centennial baseball players onto the field sooner than anticipated last
NMSU SOFTBALL: Rother named WAC Hitter of the Week
LAS CRUCES >> For the second time this season and in her career, New Mexico State junior outfielder/catcher Lacey Rother earned Hitter of the Week accolades from the Western Athletic Conference
NMSU Tennis:Aggies win on senior day
LAS CRUCES >> The New Mexico State women's tennis team got a glimpse of what's ahead in two weeks at the Western Athletic Conference Championships after pulling off a victory over Western

Las Cruces Sports

PREP SPORTS: Local games fill Thursday's docket
There will be a large slate of high school baseball and softball games on Thursday in and around Las Cruces. At Field of Dreams, Oñate (3-3 District 3-5A record) will take on Alamogordo (4-2 District 3-5A record) for
NMSU GOLF: Orito brings home WAC honor for women's team
New Mexico State freshman golfer Camille Orito has been named the WAC Women's Golfer of the Week for the week of April 7-13.
NMSU TENNIS: Alcaraz wins WAC award for Aggies
New Mexico State junior women's tennis player Susana Alcaraz was named Athlete of the Week by the Western Athletic Conference for the week of April 7-13.
NMSU FOOTBALL: Hard-running Hall hopes to carry late-season showing into 2014
LAS CRUCES >> Xavier Hall said, when entering a starting role at the tail end of last season, he had plenty to think about.
NMSU BASEBALL: Aggies pitching coach Mike Evans remains on administrative leave
LAS CRUCES >> Rocky Ward will coach the Aggie baseball team this weekend when they host Seattle University.
ANALYSIS: A look into Aggie basketball's offseason
LAS CRUCES - Marvin Menzies has had quite a run, during his seven-year tenure, as New Mexico State University's men's basketball coach.
PREP SOFTBALL: Knights pick up key win over Bulldawgs, move to 20-1
LAS CRUCES >> Oñate had already proven to be a legitimate softball program, but the Knights needed proof themselves.
PREP BASEBALL: Bulldawgs snap district losing streak with win over Oñate
LAS CRUCES - The Las Cruces Bulldawgs baseball team won its first District 3-5A game of the 2014 season, topping Oñate High School 7-2 on Tuesday night at Field of Dreams.
PREP SOFTBALL: Hawks dominate Santa Teresa in district opener
LAS CRUCES >> The Centennial softball team opened District 3-4A play with a doubleheader sweep of Santa Teresa on Tuesday at the Field of Dreams Softball Complex.
PREP BASEBALL: Hawks drop two games to Santa Teresa
The Centennial Hawks lost separate games to Santa Teresa in a Tuesday doubleheader at Santa Teresa, falling 7-6 and 8-1.
PREP BASEBALL: Trojans use all-around effort to take care of Alamogordo
LAS CRUCES >> From production throughout their batting order, to another strong showing from pitcher Eric Lucero, to a clean game played defensively, the Mayfield Trojans got an all-around
PREP SOFTBALL: Centennial looks to build on successful first year
LAS CRUCES >> A good team learns to address its weaknesses. Despite a 10-2 run through District 3-4A in its first year, the Centennial softball team was exposed as an inexperienced club against
PREP BASEBALL: Centennial opens play in tough 3-4A district Tuesday
LAS CRUCES >> Ideally, Rusty Evans would like to develop players at the sub-varsity level. But Evans had to rush certain Centennial baseball players onto the field sooner than anticipated last
NMSU SOFTBALL: Rother named WAC Hitter of the Week
LAS CRUCES >> For the second time this season and in her career, New Mexico State junior outfielder/catcher Lacey Rother earned Hitter of the Week accolades from the Western Athletic Conference
NMSU Tennis:Aggies win on senior day
LAS CRUCES >> The New Mexico State women's tennis team got a glimpse of what's ahead in two weeks at the Western Athletic Conference Championships after pulling off a victory over Western
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