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Aggies Beat Dons, Take Third Place at Great Alaska Shootout

In its second appearance in the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout, the New Mexico State men's basketball team concluded the tournament with an 81-71 win over San Francisco in the third-place game.

UTEP Ends Year With 31-14 Defeat

UTEP needed one more win to qualify for a bowl game. Instead it recevied the short end of a season ending 31-14 defeat to Central Florida on Friday night in Orlando.

Police Investigate Convenience Store Robbery in NE El Paso

EL PASO - Police are investigating a convience store robbery in Northeast El Paso. It happened yesterday morning at the Good Time store on Dyer.

Black Friday Shoppers Start Lining Up

EL PASO - Black Friday is two days away, but already, folks are getting their tents ready and lining up outside stores, hoping to score a good deal on Black Friday.

UTEP Defeated On Senior Night

The UTEP volleyball team fell to UCF, 3-0 (25-13, 25-20, 25-21) in their final match of the 2011 season on Tuesday in Memorial Gym.

District Battles Begin

District play has begun in 1-5A and East met West on Tuesday, Franklin hosted Montwood. It was a low scoring, defensive battle but the Cougars prevailed beating the Rams 34-31.

Brown Scores Double-Double In UTEP Win

Powered by Gloria Brown’s second double-double on the year, the UTEP women’s basketball team dispatched UTPA, 62-51, inside the Don Haskins Center Tuesday evening.

Whitsett Wins Sun Bowl Golf

Alabama sophomore Cory Whitsett outlasted Missouri’s Jace Long in a three-hole playoff to claim the 2011 Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic title at the El Paso Country Club on Tuesday afternoon.

Lamaison Improves At Practice

Injured UTEP quarterback, Nick Lamaison, completed his third straight practice with UTEP on Tuesday and it appears he will be able to play against Central Florida on Friday. He's missed most of the last two games with a strained muscle.

Hundreds of Fort Bliss Troops Return for Thanksgiving

FORT BLISS, TX - Hundreds of Fort Bliss soldiers deployed to Iraq, returned home Tuesday night, just in time for Thanksgiving.

Aggies In Tournament Finals

The New Mexico State volleyball team heads back to the Western Athletic Conference Tournament Championship for the first time since 2009 after sweeping Idaho (25-22, 25-22, 25-16) in The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly of Social Media in Sports

Social media has changed what it means to be a fan. Twitter, Facebook and the like, gives the average fan unprecedented access to their favorites athletes who they previously knew only as a number, position, weight class or title. 

NM State Drops 84-67 Contest to Arizona

The New Mexico State women's basketball team could not overcome slow starts in each half as the Aggies fell to Arizona 84-67 in the Pan American Center Monday night.

Lamaison Practices With UTEP

Nick Lamaison practiced with UTEP on Monday as he recovers from a groin pull injury. Meanwhile, ESPN projects UTEP as a bowl team. Head Coach Mike Price knows what he has to do for the Miners to beat Central Florida on Friday.

Frittelli Leads All American

Sunday’s perfect weather conditions did not carry to the first day of competition as five golfers stand atop the leader board at the 37th Annual Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic.