NMSU Round Up

NMSU completes comeback behind Siakam’s stellar night

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

November 18, 2015


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  NMSU was down by three points at halftime to a solid Tennessee Tech team. The Aggies realized they needed to play smarter, and it worked. The Aggies played the first game in the Air Force Classic on Wednesday night against the Tennessee Tech Golden, downing the visiting team, 76-63. New...

Aggies blow out rival UNM in home-opener

Albert Luna, Sport's Editor

November 17, 2015


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  NMSU women’s basketball Head Coach Mark Trakh could not remember the last time his team beat in-state rivals two games in a row. That was, until Tuesday night. The New Mexico State women Aggies had their home-opener on Tuesday night as they took on the University of New Mexico Lobos, ...

Baker, Siakam shine in loss to UNM

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

November 15, 2015


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  New Mexico State admittedly has a young team that needs experience playing in big games. Sunday should serve as a good wake-up call. The Aggies faced off against their in-state rivals, the UNM Lobos, Sunday night in the Pan American Center, keeping things close, but slipping at the end i...

Siakam’s big second half propels NMSU to season-opening win

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

November 13, 2015


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  The New Mexico State Aggies have picked up right where they left off from last season it appears, with new faces filling in similar roles. The Aggies garnered their first win of the season as they took on Houston Baptist University on Friday night in the Pan American Center. The game se...

Senior Sendoff: NMSU volleyball wins final home game

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

November 7, 2015


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The five seniors on NMSU’s volleyball team have been essential to this very successful season. Their last game in the Pan Am was be no exception. The New Mexico State Aggies defeated the Grand Canyon Lopes on Saturday afternoon, 3-1, in the Pan American Center. This game marked the last home game for...

NMSU volleyball sweeps California State, keeps the streak alive

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

November 5, 2015


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  The New Mexico State Aggies volleyball team was back in action on Thursday night in the Pan American Center, sweeping California State University—Bakersfield. The Aggies were playing their first leg in a two-game home finale. NMSU came into the action with a perfect record in WAC play, after...

Aggies extend winning streak, sweep rival UTEP

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

October 20, 2015


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  The New Mexico State women’s volleyball team extended their winning streak to nine games on Thursday night as they took down rival UTEP, 3-0, in the latest addition of the Battle of I-10. The Aggies, who were coming off a dramatic from-behind victory versus Seattle on Saturday, were playing...

Aggies Win Nail-Biter to Stay Perfect in WAC

Aggies Win Nail-Biter to Stay Perfect in WAC

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

October 17, 2015


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  The New Mexico State Aggies volleyball team was able to come back late and beat the Seattle University Red Hawks in five sets to keep their perfect WAC record alive Saturday afternoon in the Pan American Center. The Aggies came into the game with their undefeated conference record (6-0)...

Freshmen Find Groove as NMSU Stays Perfect in WAC Play

Albert Luna, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015


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  The New Mexico State Aggies were able to hold off a late charge by Utah Valley to defeat the Wolverines, 3-1, to stay undefeated in WAC play on Thursday night. The highly anticipated matchup was a meeting of two WAC powerhouses, with NMSU coming in with a perfect mark in conference play...

NMSU Rugby Team Paving New Roads

Albert Luna, Staff Writer

October 8, 2015


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  The New Mexico State University rugby team is slowly on the rise. What first started off as a small endeavor by some students is quickly growing into a community- oriented event. Rugby is not officially recognized as an NCAA sport. However, that is not to say the team is simply an intramural t...

Sweet Volleyball: Aggies Get First Win Against Lobos Since 2012

Albert Luna, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015


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  The New Mexico State Aggies used some big plays to open up sets and were able to overcome a 1-0 deficit to come back and defeat rival UNM Tuesday night in the Pan American Center. The Aggies were playing their second leg in a four-game home stand that started Saturday night with a 3-0 sweep of University of Texa...

Bye Week Evaluation: Aggie Football

Albert Luna, Sports Editor

September 21, 2015


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Two of the most exciting games in college football have happened in Las Cruces the past two weekends, yet NMSU is still drawing the short end of the stick. The New Mexico State Football team is off to another slow start to the season as they have yet to garner a win, sitting now at 0-3 after close losses...

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