NMSU Round Up

In ever-changing WAC, New Mexico State manages to remain king of the conference

In ever-changing WAC, New Mexico State manages to remain king of the conference

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Early doubts of whether or not this New Mexico State men’s basketball team would produce wins have been silenced due to the success by NMSU head coach Chris Jans and his squad – and that is accredited to solid wins and a high-energy type of play from the Aggies. This Aggies (17-3, 5-0 WAC) team...

New Mexico State takes sole possession of first place in the WAC after immense win

New Mexico State takes sole possession of first place in the WAC after immense win

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

January 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

LAS CRUCES – It was close for a while. Then 15 made three’s happened; New Mexico State fired from all cylinders Saturday evening and blew out a good Utah Valley team, with a lop-sided victory of 86-59. More importantly, the Aggies take sole possession of first place in the WAC standings and remain...

New Mexico State Continues Superb Play and Remains Undefeated in WAC

New Mexico State Continues Superb Play and Remains Undefeated in WAC

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

LAS CRUCES – New Mexico State hasn’t played a home game in over a month, but finally got to show out in front of their home crowd; pulling off a 75-62 win over the Seattle University Redhawks Thursday night at the Pan American Center. Heading into tonight’s game Seattle U (13-8, 2-2) ranked...

Chris Jans has become “superhero” figure to New Mexico State fanbase

Chris Jans has become “superhero” figure to New Mexico State fanbase

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Features, Showcase, Sports

Time is said to heal all wounds, but there is another medicine that can cure a case of the broken heart – winning, and Chris Jans has done a lot more of it in his first year than most expected when he arrived in Las Cruces. The New Mexico State fanbase sure felt the emotional ache when former head...

Rob Baarts announced as new head soccer coach

Rob Baarts announced as new head soccer coach

James Martin, Sports Writer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After an extensive national search, the New Mexico State women’s soccer program has finally found their new head coach in former Portland and San José State assistant coach Rob Baarts. Baarts takes over for former head women’s soccer coach Freddy Delgado, who was fired after four seasons at the hel...

NMSU comes back against CSU Bakersfield, wins fourth straight

NMSU comes back against CSU Bakersfield, wins fourth straight

James Martin, Sports Writer

January 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The New Mexico State women’s basketball team is really starting to find their groove now. Despite a poor first half and a sloppy overall game filled with turnovers (21), the Aggies found a way to pull out their fourth straight victory of the season against Cal State Bakersfield 56-48, keeping their...

New Mexico State holds off GCU in a late-game thriller

New Mexico State holds off GCU in a late-game thriller

James Martin, Sports Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The New Mexico State women’s basketball team is starting to hit their stride after they held off a solid Grand Canyon University team 64-60 for their third straight win of the season. It was a balanced effort for the Aggies, with five players scoring 9 or more point — a stark difference from th...

Salas, Aggies kick off WAC play with a win

Salas, Aggies kick off WAC play with a win

James Martin, Sports Writer

January 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It was far from pretty, but the New Mexico State women’s basketball team continued their success against WAC teams Saturday afternoon behind a stellar performance from Brooke Salas, downing Chicago State 74-59 in this season’s conference play opener. Salas scored 33 points and added 13 rebounds...

COMMENTARY: Help make Arizona Bowl the beginning of something special, not the end

COMMENTARY: Help make Arizona Bowl the beginning of something special, not the end

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

New Mexico State head coach Doug Martin accomplished a feat that many felt was impossible – building a bowl-winning team in Las Cruces. It “only” took five tough, harsh, emotionally and mentally exhausting years and numerous low points for his vision to finally take shape. I am not too sure...

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl photo gallery

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl photo gallery

Christian Iglesias, Multimedia Editor

December 29, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

The New Mexico State Aggies defeat Utah State to become the Arizona Bowl champions. final score- 26-20.

NMSU brings home the Arizona Bowl Championship in absolutely wild game

NMSU brings home the Arizona Bowl Championship in absolutely wild game

James Martin, Sports Writer

December 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

There was no chance this game could be a normal one. In a season for the New Mexico State football team that is unlike any other in the team history, the finale had to be weird — and exciting — and special, and boy was it all of those things and more. NMSU needed overtime, but the Aggies from Las...

Rose III looks to cap off illustrious career with win in Arizona Bowl

Rose III looks to cap off illustrious career with win in Arizona Bowl

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

December 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

When Larry Rose III arrived on the campus of New Mexico State University in July 2014, he was just a wide-eyed 160-pound running back who didn’t know if he would even see the field as a true freshman. He knew that he would need to gain size in order to endure the rigors of a 12-game FBS season, but...

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