Sports

NMSU Men Earn Season Opening Win vs. Northern Colorado

The New Mexico State men's basketball team had a strong second-half effort to collect an 89-75 win at Northern Colorado in the season opener. The Aggies (1-0) had four players in double-figures.

UPDATE: High School Football Playoff Schedule

Riverside defeated El Paso, 28-18, this afternoon at R.R. Jones Stadium to win the Bi-District championship.  Riverside advances to the Area Round to face Canyon Randall. 5A Area Round Schedule

Aggie Women Upset Houston

The New Mexico State women's basketball team won a 63-62 thriller on the road against Houston in the Aggies' season opener inside UH's Hofheinz Pavilion Friday night.

UTEP Loses Season Opener

-- Melvin Johnson III scored five of his nine points during a crucial 10-2 second half run, and UTSA held off a late rally by UTEP to win the season opener between the two teams, 73-64 on Friday night at the Don Haskins Center.

Trout Wins With Sixth Round TKO

Austin Trout danced with Frank Loporto for six rounds before the Aussie had enough. After taking a brutal beating officials stopped the WBA Light Middleweight fight with the Las Crucean defending his title.

Campbell Named Ray Guy Award Semifinalist

The nation’s leading punter, Ian Campbell, was named one of 10 semifinalists for the Ray Guy Award announced by the Augusta Sports Council on Friday.

Franklin rolls over Monterrey 44-14

El Paso teams have struggled in post season games in the Panhandle. Such was not the case for the Franklin Cougars who had little trouble on the road beating Lubbock Monterrey 44-14 Thursday night in Frenship.

Chapin tops Canutillo in Bi-District Playoff

Sophomore quarterback Seth Gonzales had a big night throwing four touchdowns in a 35-14 victory over Canutillo Thursday night in a 4A Bi-District playoff game.

Floyd Takes Young Miner Team Into Season Opener

UTEP begins its basketball season on Friday night hosting U.T. San Antonio. Miner Coach Tim Floyd has eight freshman to mold.

Boxers Weigh-In For Fight

The Battle At The Ballpark is one day away with the weigh-in taking place this afternoon. Austin Trout and Frank Loporto met for the first time on Thursday.

Little Leaguers Headed To World Series

A group of 12 and under El Pasoans are headed to the Little League World Series. this weekend. Their coach calls it "a chance of a lifetime."

Paterno Fired - Price Reacts

Mike Price has known Penn St. Coach Joe Paterno for a long time and says he is shocked at what has happened within the football program.

Local Players Sign Scholarships

Wednesday is National Signing Day and a pair of El Pasoans received scholarships. Michelle Provenghi, a Senior at Coronado, signed a golf scholarship to Div. 1 St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY.

Special Report: Con for a Cause Conclusion

HORIZON CITY, TX - In just a few months, Angie Gomez,18, went from being an inspiration, worthy of public praise, to becoming public enemy number one to those who knew her.

UTEP Women Ready To Begin Season

The UTEP women’s basketball team will challenge Idaho State in the 2011-12 campaign lidlifter for both squads inside the Don Haskins Center at 1:05 p.m. MST Saturday.