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Martin excited for practice to start

NMSU head coach Doug Martin is excited for the start of preseason practice on Friday, August 1. Martin has six quarterbacks on the roster, but one stands out... tune in to hear from the coach!

Former Miner smashes Commonwealth Games 100M record

UTEP Track and Field alum Blessing Okagbare commanded the track as she secured Nigeria its first Athletics gold medal of the XX Commonwealth games in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 28.

UTEP football set for fall; practice closed to public

The UTEP football team will commence its annual training camp on Monday. The Miners will practice in El Paso from August 4-5 before departing to “Camp Alpine” for a 10-day stay.

NCAA settlement reached over handling of head injuries

$75 million settlement reached between the NCAA and dozens of college athletes will change the way athletic teams handle players who suffer head injuries, the NCAA said Tuesday.

El Paso Ends Homestand With Loss

El Paso took an early 4-0 lead Monday but Fresno came back to beat the Chihuahuas 9-4. The Grizzlies hit three home runs in the come-from-behind win. The two teams split the four-game series.

Chihuahuas Break 400,000 In Attendance

Weeks after breaking the all-time Minor League single-season attendance record for El Paso baseball, the Chihuahuas are proud to announce that more than 400,000 fans have walked through the Southwest University Park gates.

Former NMSU Aggie turning heads at Bears camp

Former NMSU wide receiver Chris Williams is making a name for himself at Chicago Bears training camp, surprising with his speed and catching ability.

Chihuahuas pitcher called up by Padres

El Paso Chihuahuas pitcher Jason Lane was called up by the Padres late Sunday night, and pitched for San Diego against Atlanta today.

Team USA sprinter, SEC record-holder dies in early morning car crash

According to the University of Georgia, Team USA sprinter and former Georgia Bulldog runner, Torrin Lawrence died in a car crash early Monday morni

Goebbert continues hot hitting leading to Chihuahuas win

The El Paso Chihuahuas won their second game in a row by one run on Sunday, defeating the Fresno Grizzlies 4-3. El Paso starter Matt Wisler pitched six innings and struck out seven, without walking a batter.

Isotopes, Aces have bench clearing brawl

Triple-A baseball fans witnessed one of the worst bench-clearing brawls in recent memory on Saturday.

UTEP's Stiverne part of Gold medal relay

UTEP track and field sprinter Aiyanna Stiverne represented the United States in the women’s 4x400m relay at the 2014 World Junior Championships at the famous Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore..

Rocky Gale hits walk-off winner Saturday

Rocky Gale’s game-ending fielder’s choice gave the El Paso Chihuahuas an 8-7 win over the Fresno Grizzlies Saturday night at Southwest University Park. The game had six lead changes, including both teams scoring a ninth inning run.

Former Chihuahua Jeff Francoeur nostalgic about return to Atlanta

Jeff Francoeur has played at Turner Field since the Braves traded him to the Mets in July 2009, but this return to his hometown is not as uneasy as previous trips for the Padres veteran.

Vote Chico for Best Mascot

Chico is vying for your vote! He's running to be named the best mascot in Minor League Baseball. Sixteen other mascots are competing for the title.