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NM State continues home domination with big win over Delaware

NM State continues home domination with big win over Delaware

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

March 3, 2019

The New Mexico State baseball team continued their form as a total juggernaut at Presley Askew Field Sunday afternoon, blowing out the University of Delaware 11-4 to secure the weekend series sweep and improve to 11-2 — tying the program’s best start since the 2011 season while starting to threa...

Aggies make easy work of Chicago State on senior day

Aggies make easy work of Chicago State on senior day

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

March 2, 2019

After having secured the WAC regular-season title on Thursday, some might have wondered if New Mexico State would put things in cruise control until the conference tournament, but nothing could be further from that case as head coach Brooke Atkinson’s team comfortably handled Chicago State 77-54 in...

New Mexico State football look to put 2018 season in rearview mirror as spring practice begins

New Mexico State football look to put 2018 season in rearview mirror as spring practice begins

James Martin, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

After the way the last football season went, New Mexico State has to be chomping at the bit to start working towards a bounce back 2019. Luckily for the players, staff and Aggie football fans everywhere — the start of that journey is right around the corner. With spring practice set to get underway...

NM State women’s basketball brings home fifth-straight WAC title

NM State women’s basketball brings home fifth-straight WAC title

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

February 28, 2019

It was no walk in the park for New Mexico State Women’s basketball, but a late comeback effort was enough to give the Aggies a 68-61 win over Kansas City, clinching the team its fifth-straight WAC regular season championship and second in head coach Brooke Atkinson’s two years at the helm. “Con...

Aggies clinch top seed in WAC Tournament, share of regular season title with win over UTRGV

Aggies clinch top seed in WAC Tournament, share of regular season title with win over UTRGV

James Martin, Sports Editor

February 23, 2019

Chris Jans wanted to see how his team would respond to pressure in a conference-clinching game against UT Rio Grande Valley, and if Saturday night’s performance is any indication, New Mexico State is ready to thrive in those big stages. NM State rode a stellar blend of efficient shot making and ti...

NM State opens series vs. Yale with another blowout victory

NM State opens series vs. Yale with another blowout victory

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

February 22, 2019

High winds, steady rainfall and near-freezing temperatures weren't able to cool down New Mexico State’s sizzling offense Friday night, as the Aggies brought down Ivy League-favorites, Yale, 19-6. Entering today’s night cap, the Aggies (5-0) ranked at No. 1 in the nation in several categories, th...

New Mexico State blows out DII Texas A&M International

New Mexico State blows out DII Texas A&M International

James Martin, Sports Editor

February 19, 2019

As expected, New Mexico State took care of business against a struggling Division-II side in Texas A&M International Tuesday night, crushing the Dustdevils 80-42 for their 12th straight victory. Anything less would have been a disappointment for the top dogs in the WAC, with TAIMU currently reari...

New Mexico State baseball begins season on historic offense tear

New Mexico State baseball begins season on historic offense tear

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

February 17, 2019

There is no way of explaining this, other than right away telling readers that the following is not a typo... It was an absolute slugfest this weekend at Presley Askew Field where the Baseball Gods were undoubtedly on the New Mexico State Aggies’ side – more than 90 runs were scored by the Aggies i...

Aggies overcome slow start to take down Seattle for 11th straight victory

Aggies overcome slow start to take down Seattle for 11th straight victory

James Martin, Sports Editor

February 17, 2019

It was a grind from the opening tip, but good teams find a way to win bad games, and New Mexico State showed that Saturday night, clawing back to beat Seattle 59-53 for their 11th straight win and head coach Chris Jans' 50th running the program. The Aggies would score the opening free throw, but from then ...

NM State Softball split doubleheader on day one of Troy Cox Classic

NM State Softball split doubleheader on day one of Troy Cox Classic

James Martin, Sports Editor

February 16, 2019

Friday night was a mixed bag for the New Mexico State softball team, kicking off the Troy Cox Classic by thumping Texas State 7-4 before coming up short against Bradley 4-3 for their first loss of the season. The Aggies couldn't have gotten off to a better start to the tournament, hitting three first...

Aggies crush Texas Southern 20-2 to kick off 2019 season

Aggies crush Texas Southern 20-2 to kick off 2019 season

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

February 15, 2019

One game in and the New Mexico State baseball team already looks to be in mid-season form, coasting to a 20-2 win over Texas Southern in their 2019 season opener. NM State’s scorching sticks warmed up a chilly night at the Skew, with the Aggies producing an outrageous 20 hits on a .488 batting averag...

NM State holds off Utah Valley in first game of home stand

NM State holds off Utah Valley in first game of home stand

James Martin, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

After escaping last weekend’s road-stint with two one-possession wins over conference title contenders in Grand Canyon and CSU Bakersfield, New Mexico State (21-4, 10-1 WAC) managed to keep things rolling in their return to the Pan-Am, defeating Utah Valley 84-77 for their tenth straight win. The...

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