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The Massacre Inside Aggie Memorial

The Massacre Inside Aggie Memorial

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

September 23, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Eight years -- that is how long it had been since the last time New Mexico State had beaten UTEP. A lot of frustration must have been building up for the Aggies, especially for Head Coach Doug Martin, who was 0-4 against the I-10 rival in his tenure, not to mention a 16-10 loss in 2011 when he was the...

Aggies Look to End Eight-Game Skid Versus Miners

Aggies Look to End Eight-Game Skid Versus Miners

James Martin, Sports Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The New Mexico State football team has already shown promise early in the season. Through three games, NMSU has taken down in-state rival New Mexico and fallen a possession short of knocking off Power Five player Arizona State and Sun Belt leading Troy, who gave Boise State a run for their money. All of ...

Volleyball sweeps rival UTEP

Volleyball sweeps rival UTEP

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

LAS CRUCES – The New Mexico State Volleyball team ended their non-conference schedule with a sweep over rival UTEP and enters conference play with a two-game winning streak. Senior middle blocker, Sasha-Lee Thomas paved the way for the Aggies (8-5) with 12 total kills. Thomas had 6 kills alone in...

Women’s Soccer Ends Losing Skid at Four

Women’s Soccer Ends Losing Skid at Four

James Martin, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

The slide ends for the New Mexico State women’s soccer team after they pick up a big home win against Northern Arizona University Friday afternoon, topping the Lumberjacks 3-2 and ending a four-game losing steak. Junior forward Audriana Chavez got things started for NMSU (5-4-1), scoring the first...

NMSU vs Troy photo gallery

NMSU vs Troy photo gallery

Christian Iglesias, Photography Editor

September 17, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

The New Mexico State football team took on the Troy Trojans Saturday, September 16th at Aggie memorial stadium. Despite a second half comeback, the Aggies fall 24-27.

Rogers’-Led Second Half Comeback Falls Short vs. Troy

Rogers’-Led Second Half Comeback Falls Short vs. Troy

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

September 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

There is no question about it anymore -- New Mexico State is a much-improved football team. The Aggies had a chance to take the lead on the Troy Trojans midway through the fourth quarter, but a three-and-out was all the offense could muster up. Head Coach Doug Martin punted the ball back to Troy with...

Commentary: Why NMSU Will Beat Troy

Commentary: Why NMSU Will Beat Troy

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

September 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Week three of the college football season is here and though there are not many marquee games, one of the better matchups on the slate will take place inside Aggie Memorial Stadium at 6 p.m. The Troy Trojans come into town and will face a New Mexico State team that has been one of the bigger surprises...

Stuff the Stadium Part II to take place Saturday

Stuff the Stadium Part II to take place Saturday

Jonah Gallegos, Staff Writer

September 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

LAS CRUCES – The second edition of “Stuff the Stadium” will take place this Saturday at Aggie Memorial Stadium as the New Mexico State Football team takes on Troy at 6 p.m. Ticket prices are $5, $10, or $15 depending on the section. The last day to get a $5 dollar ticket was today, but fortunately...

Commentary: It Is Time To Show Support for Aggie Football

Commentary: It Is Time To Show Support for Aggie Football

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

September 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

I was 11 years old and the first semester of fifth grade had just ended. My mom picked me up from Conlee Elementary School and on the way home asked, "What do you want for Christmas?" I looked Mom straight in the eye and said, "I want a Chase Holbrook jersey." Of course, my mom asked if I was serious....

Sports Podcast: Episode 2

Sports Podcast: Episode 2

Albert Luna and Derek Gonzales

September 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

The Round Up’s Editor-in-Chief Albert Luna and Director of Content Derek Gonzales sit down to recap the first months’ worth of NMSU Athletics, including Football’s impressive win vs. UNM and a narrow defeat to ASU to start the season. Then, they talk about Soccer’s historic first wins vs. rivals...

“Little Brother” Beats Big Brother for Second Year in a Row

“Little Brother” Beats Big Brother for Second Year in a Row

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

September 9, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- They have better resources. A nicer stadium. A big city with more fans and more money to spend. The University of New Mexico has a huge financial advantage over New Mexico State University, especially on the gridiron, but for the second year in a row, the Lobos were unable to beat...

Commentary: Why NMSU Will Beat UNM

Commentary: Why NMSU Will Beat UNM

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

September 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

With kickoff just an hour away before NMSU (0-1) looks to knock off I-25 rival New Mexico (1-0), here are a few reasons why I think the Aggies will leave Albuquerque with their first win of the season.   NMSU will score 35+ points Senior quarterback Tyler Rogers had an efficient night last Thu...

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