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Sunland Park Mayor Martin Resendiz Back at Work

SUNLAND PARK, NM - After months in hiding, we're hearing from Sunland Park Mayor Martin Resendiz.

Experts Say There Are Benefits to Higher Gas Prices

It may be hard to imagine, but there are benefits to higher gas prices.

Family Busts Naked Burglar

A 14-year-old girl discovered a naked burglar in her Fort Myers, Florida home Wednesday. Her father and neighbor held the suspect at gunpoint until deputies could arrive.

Monument Honors Last American Slave To Die

Most would likely say a man who lived 130 years, considered to be not only the last American slave to die, but also the last Civil War veteran should have earned a pretty significant grave marker.

Hughes Goal Lifts Rhinos in Overtime, 5-4

Trey Hughes scored the game-winning goal 51 seconds into overtime, and the El Paso Rhinos avoided their first-ever three-game sweep at home, beating the Dallas Ice Jets, 5-4.

Men’s 4x400m Relay Team Posted Meet Record at C-USA Championships

Men’s 4x400m Relay Team Posted Meet Record at C-USA Championships Birmingham, Ala. – The men’s 4x400m relay team took gold at the 2011 Indoor Conference USA Championships.

New Mexico HS Playoff Bracket Released

As expected, the Las Cruces boys basketball team was seeded the #1 overall seed on Sunday for the 5A Playoffs. The Bulldawgs finished the regular season 22-4 and will host 16 seed Rio Rancho.

Rice spoils UTEP Senior Day, Miners receive C-USA Trophy

Gloria Brown (14 points, 11 rebounds) and Kayla Thornton (11 points, 10 boards) each posted double-doubles but visiting Rice spoiled “Senior Day” with a 52-48 victory at the Don Haskins Center.

NM State Sweeps Sacred Heart

The New Mexico State University baseball team defeated Sacred Heart University 16-2 on Sunday, Feb. 26, to complete a 4-game sweep to put the team at 7-3 on the season.

Glinda the Good cruises home in the $50,000 Island Fashion Stakes

The graded stakes placed filly Glinda the Good cruised home a confident three and one-half length winner in the $50,000 Island Fashion Stakes at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino on Sunday.

Ice Jets Bounce Rhinos, 6-3

Brandon Unser and Chace Jackson each scored twice and the Dallas Ice Jets became only the second team this season to come to El Paso and take a three-game series from the Rhinos, winning Saturday, 6-3.

Mayfield, Las Cruces win District Championships

The Las Cruces boys basketball team completed their undefeated district season with a win Saturday against Oñate, 53-43 to win the district title. The #1 team in the State finshes the regular season 22-4, 9-0 in District 3-5A.

UIL State Championship Wrestling Results

Two El Pasoens are State champions after this weekends UIL State wrestling tournament. Below are the full results for boys and girls: Boys

UCF snaps Miners win streak

Isaiah Sykes posted his sixth double-double of the season with 23 points and 11 rebounds, leading UCF to a 63-45 win over UTEP on Saturday in Orlando.

NMSU Baseball Sweeps Double-Header

The New Mexico State University baseball team swept the double-header against Sacred Heart University on Saturday, Feb. 25, scoring a total of 44 runs on the day.