Boxer Antonio Escalante will not meet Jose Pedraza on ESPN's Friday Night Fights in Santa Ynez, California on Friday, August 15. Instead, Pedraza will meet Juan Carlos Martinez for the IBO Super Featherweight title.
New Mexico State University has been awarded 4.5 out of 5 stars in its latest ranking for being a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender friendly school by campuspride.org. The university began as a 2.5-star school in 2009.
The Las Cruces Fire Department Hazardous Materials Response Team (HMRT) placed second in the Overall Division after competing last week in the 18th Annual Los Alamos National Laboratories Hazmat Challenge.