College Sports

BYU to Join WAC in Softball

Brigham Young University and the Western Athletic Conference today announced that BYU will join the WAC for softball beginning with the 2011-12 athletic season.

NMSU Announces New Hall of Famers

The New Mexico State Athletics Department together with First Community Bank announced Friday, January 28, that former softball standout Danny Dunn, Aggie football star J.W. Witt and longtime team physician Dr. William T. Baker, D.O., P.A.

Carrera Tabbed Preseason Player of the Year

UTEP senior Camilla Carrera has been chosen as the 2011 Conference USA Preseason Player of the Year as voted on by the league’s head coaches.

Aldredge Named WAC Athlete of the Week

Sophomore Lasasha Aldredge from Fresno, Calif., (Central East HS) was named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week on Wednesday, Jan. 19.

UTEP's Fylladitakis Named C-USA Athlete of the Week

Senior Dimitrios Fylladitakis has been named the Men’s Indoor Track and Field Conference USA Athlete of the Week the league announced Tuesday morning.

NMSU Soccer Coach Needham to Leave to Rhode Island

Michael Needham has been named the seventh head coach in the history of the University of Rhode Island's women's soccer program, it was announced today by Director of Athletics Thorr Bjorn.

Texas Tech to Hire NMSU Assistant as New Head Coach

Texas Tech University is holding a press conference, Friday, Jan. 7 at 11 a.m. (CT) to announce the hiring of Don Flora as their eight volleyball head coach in school history.  

C-USA Joins Fox Sports Through 2015

IRVING, Texas - Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky announced today that the conference has reached a new multi-year agreement for national television rights with Fox Sports Media Group, beginning with the 2011 football season through

Sun Bowl Final: Notre Dame Ousts Miami Hurricanes

EL PASO— The Irish made the 2010 Hyundai Sun Bowl game look easy after playing against the University of Miami Hurricanes. Notre Dame whipped the Hurricanes 33-17 in the first game between the two in 20 years.

Air Force Arrives for Sun Bowl Invitational, Including Schedule

The Bank of the West Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational is the nation's oldest collegiate holiday basketball tournament. It is slated for December 28-29, 2010, at the Don Haskins Center. This year marks the 49th edition of the tournament.

Okagbare Is Finalist For Bowerman Award

EL PASO - UTEP’s Blessing Okagbare will be traveling to San Antonio, Texas, this week for the announcement of the winner of The Bowerman award.

Miners Sweep Athlete of the Year Award

EL PASO – UTEP’s Risper Kimaiyo and Elkana Rotich have been selected as the 2010 Conference USA Cross Country Athletes of the Year the league announced Wednesday.

UTEP Cross Country Runner Nominated For Huge Award

UTEP’s Risper Kimaiyo has been nominated for the 2010-11 Collegiate Women Sports Award for cross country presented by Honda and voted by NCAA member schools.

UTEP Falls in Home Finale

The UTEP volleyball team fell to UCF, 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-19) to spoil senior day for El Paso natives, Jennifer Nolasco and Kyla Muela, in what was the final home match of the 2010 season.

NMSU Volleyball Earns Multiple Conference Honors

LAS VEGAS - Four New Mexico State volleyball players earned Western Athletic Conference honors as the awards were announced at the WAC Volleyball Tournament banquet, Sunday, Nov. 21, in Las Vegas.