NMSU Round Up

Aggies win fourth-straight game

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

December 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

Long Beach State has had one of the most brutal nine-game stretches to begin a season to recent college basketball history, and the final stop of the nine-game road trip that was 23,000 miles long ended in the same result as the first eight. The Aggies defeated LBSU 93-85 for their fourth-straight...

Garza Provides Spark as NMSU Beats Air Force

Garza Provides Spark as NMSU Beats Air Force

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

December 1, 2016


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NMSU head coach Paul Weir is already accomplishing things that his predecessor struggled with. Weir knocked off his first Mountain West opponent in his second try in a 78-70 win over the Air Force Academy Wednesday night in the Pan American Center. Marvin Menzies went 2-15 in last 17 games against...

Why Paul Weir Will Revitalize NMSU Basketball

Why Paul Weir Will Revitalize NMSU Basketball

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Last May, New Mexico State Director of Athletics Mario Moccia hired Paul Weir as the 25th head coach in men’s basketball history, replacing Marvin Menzies, who left the program after nine years to take the head coaching position at UNLV. Weir was made a finalist immediately as soon as the Menzies’...

Marlon Jones: The Rewarding Road Isn’t Always the Easiest

Marlon Jones: The Rewarding Road Isn’t Always the Easiest

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

The junior college route is never easy. It is a place that collegiate athletes prefer to avoid because it is not glorious. It is tough going to a college that are sometimes smaller than the high school they graduated from, playing in mostly empty gyms, a far cry from the Rupp Arenas or Cameron Indoor...

A New Era for NM State Basketball Begins

A New Era for NM State Basketball Begins

Joseph Fullbright, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

In the fall of 2004, a young 25-year old Canadian embarked on a 1,400-mile journey that would change his life forever. The head coach of the Don Bosco Catholic Secondary School basketball team all the way up in Etobicoke, Toronto, had a plan: attend graduate school in the United States and obtain...

NMSU Football Enters Bye Week Riding Three-Game Losing Streak

NMSU Football Enters Bye Week Riding Three-Game Losing Streak

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under Sports

October tends to be the month that makes or breaks the season for college football programs. This year, New Mexico State went into the month 1-3, but with a win against Louisiana-Lafayette on the first day of October, hopes of ending their 56-year bowl drought began to grow. Four weeks later, those hopes...

Men’s Basketball Opens Season With First Official Practice

Joseph Fullbright, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Sports

By: Joseph Fullbright The 2016-2017 season is now officially underway for the New Mexico State men’s basketball team and first-year head coach Paul Weir. Weir, an assistant coach for the Aggies the past nine seasons, will look to fill the shoes of former coach Marvin Menzies, who chose to depart...

Jordan Abalos helping keep NMSU volleyball as the class of the WAC

Jordan Abalos helping keep NMSU volleyball as the class of the WAC

Joseph Fullbright

October 17, 2016


Filed under Sports

Mike Jordan has seen his fair share of talent come and go throughout his 19 seasons as head coach of the New Mexico State volleyball team. With the loss of five valuable seniors last year, the Aggies knew some younger players would have to step up and produce if they wished to win the WAC once again. One...

Aggies look to improve to 3-0 at home against Georgia Southern

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

October 17, 2016


Filed under Sports

It has been a rare occurrence to see the New Mexico State football team play meaningful football in October, but this year’s team is in the midst of doing just that this season. After two thrilling home wins against New Mexico and Louisiana-Lafayette, NMSU will look to earn its first 3-0 home start...

Homegrown Xavier Hall’s last games as an Aggie

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

Xavier Hall is one of the 14 seniors on the New Mexico State football team that is in the midst of his final season in an Aggie uniform. The 2013 recruiting class will be the first recruiting that was brought in by head coach Doug Martin that Martin will see graduate. For Hall, this season has been kind...

NMSU’s football budget and how success drives attendance

NMSU’s football budget and how success drives attendance

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

Now that the 2016-17 academic school year is well into its groove and the Aggies are in the middle of their season, it is time to look at the football budget and see just how much money and resources are being put into head coach Doug Martin’s program. In a June 2016 article written by Jason Groves of th...

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Sample Staff Member and snoadmin

September 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

Slideshows are built by uploading multiple photos to a story. Follow the steps below to make a slideshow that goes with any story. When adding/editing a story, click on the Add Media button above the main story box. In the window that opens, click on Upload Files and upload from your computer all...

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