Sports

NMSU Baseball drops 2nd game to #5 Rice, 12-4

The New Mexico State baseball team dropped game two of the midweek series with No. 5 Rice, 12-4 at Reckling Park in Houston, Texas, Wednesday, Feb. 22 . The Aggies are now 3-3 and Rice is 5-0.  

Conference USA Outright Title for UTEP on line vs SMU

UTEP will try to win its second league championship in the past five years when it plays host to SMU at 7:05 p.m. MST Thursday.

UTEP to host Southern Miss tonight

EL PASO — UTEP (13-13, 6-6 C-USA) plays a second straight game versus a first-place team in Conference USA on Wednesday when Southern Miss (22-5, 9-3 C-USA) comes to the Don Haskins Center.

UTEP Rifle Qualifies for 2012 Championships

The UTEP rifle team will take part in the 2012 National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Rifle Championship, as announced by the NCAA Rifle Committee on Wednesday afternoon.

NMSU hosts Hawai'i as different team

Las Cruces — The New Mexico State men's basketball team hosts the final two WAC home games of the season. The Aggies meet Hawai'i, Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. and San Jose State, Saturday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m.

Boys and Girls High School Basketball Playoff Schedule

El Paso — Here is the Boys and Girls Basketball playoff schedule: 4A Girls Basketball Regional Semifinal Friday, Feb. 24 3:30pm MST: Horizon vs Granbury in Snyder, Texas

UTEP Track and Field Signs Canadian Distance Runner

El Paso — UTEP track and field associate head coach Paul Ereng announced the signing of Deon Clifford, a steeplechase runner from British Columbia, Canada, to join the men’s team at the start of the 2013 season.

Twitter Reaches Major Milestone

Twitter is tweeting a lovely tune, tonight.

Survey: Faith And Well-Being Positively Linked

PRINCETON, NJ — Claiming a faith is linked to a higher sense of well-being and overall health, according to a national Gallup survey.

Haskins Center to host Wounded Warrior WMMA Charity Event

Worldwide Mixed Martial Arts Sports, Inc. (WMMA) confirmed today that Sean “Big Sexy” McCorkle and Brian Heden will headline its inaugural charitable event, WMMA: McCorkle vs. Heden, Fighting for a Better World.

Sunland Park hosts Jacky Martin Fundraiser

Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino is hosting a Jacky Martin Fundraiser now through Sunday, Feb. 26.

UTEP Ranks 30th In AP Poll

EL PASO – UTEP picked up 24 votes, seven more than last week, while inching up to 30th in the latest Associated Press top-25 poll released Monday.

Brian Young Reacts to Sepkowitz Retirement

The retirement announcement of longtime Andress football coach Allan Sepkowitz came as a surprise to one of his most successful former players.

Aggies Take One of Two to Conclude Troy Cox Classic

The New Mexico State softball team split a pair of games on the final day of the Troy Cox Classic at the NM State Softball Complex Sunday.

UTEP Claims Share Of C-USA Crown With 71-51 Win At Houston

Four different Miners reached double figures in scoring to help UTEP down Houston, 71-51, and secure at least a share of the 2012 Conference USA crown in the process in front of a very partisan Miner crowd at Hofheinz Pavilion Sunday afternoon.