NMSU Round Up

Aggie offense catches fire, downs Liberty 49-41

Aggie offense catches fire, downs Liberty 49-41

James Martin, Sports Editor

October 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The off week was just what the Aggie O needed. New Mexico State returned home and picked up their second straight win of the season tonight, defeating Liberty 49-41 behind an absolutely dominant offensive performance reminiscent of last year’s high octane group that averaged 447 yards per game — ...

Keys to the game: New Mexico State vs Liberty

Keys to the game: New Mexico State vs Liberty

James Martin, Sports Editor

October 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Aggie football makes its return to Las Cruces tonight when New Mexico State tries to pick up their second straight win of the season against the visiting Liberty Flames. Here are a few keys to tonight’s matchup for Doug Martin's squad with kickoff only a couple of hours away. Control the game on o...

Aggies host Liberty for homecoming showdown

Aggies host Liberty for homecoming showdown

James Martin, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

New Mexico State finally returns to Aggie Memorial after a much needed open week with hopes to build off of their inaugural victory of the season this Saturday against FBS-newcomer Liberty, in what will be the first of two matchups against the Flames in 2018. The week off gave Doug Martin and the Aggies...

Know your foe: The Liberty Flames

Know your foe: The Liberty Flames

James Martin, Sports Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With New Mexico State set to square off against Liberty this Saturday, I asked ASeaOfRed.com publisher and Flames beat writer Jon Manson some questions about the Aggies' upcoming opponent. 1. Liberty made the jump to the FBS this past offseason, joining New Mexico State as one of the few ...

Aggies open up WAC play with a loss to Utah Valley

Aggies open up WAC play with a loss to Utah Valley

James Martin, Sports Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the team winning just one of their first 11 games of the season entering conference play, it hasn't been an easy start for the New Mexico State women’s soccer team in Rob Baarts’ first year as head coach. Those rebuilding pains continued Friday afternoon, as the Aggies dropped their WAC home o...

New Mexico State offense looks to take advantage of bye week

New Mexico State offense looks to take advantage of bye week

James Martin, Sports Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

New Mexico State’s win over UTEP last Saturday sent the Aggies into their first bye week of the season on a high, giving hope for a potential season turnaround after new the loss of key players and key positions, a challenging schedule and underwhelming play gave way to an 0-4 start. Now, the Agg...

Three takeaways from NM State’s victory over UTEP

Three takeaways from NM State’s victory over UTEP

James Martin, Sports Editor

September 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It took five weeks, but New Mexico State finally put a full game together last night in their 27-20 road win over UTEP. While it was hardly a dominant showing, the Aggies still secured those all important bragging rights for another year, improved in a number of areas and picked up some much needed confi...

Aggies hold off UTEP for first win of the season

Aggies hold off UTEP for first win of the season

James Martin, Sports Editor

September 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Aggies will take it. It wasn't pretty, but New Mexico State was able to positively respond to adversity for the first time this season, topping I-10 rival UTEP 27-20 behind a polarizing defensive performance and two big time late-game drives to seal the deal. The win comes as the Aggies’ first...

Commentary: Do not write off NM State football just yet

Commentary: Do not write off NM State football just yet

Derek Gonzales, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

It ain’t over ‘til it’s over. After the New Mexico State Aggies earned their first win of the 2018 campaign with a 27-20 victory over I-10 rival UTEP, there should be a glimmer of hope not only NM State can salvage a couple more wins this week – but a six-win season is not out of the realm...

Keys to the game ahead of NMSU vs. UTEP

Keys to the game ahead of NMSU vs. UTEP

James Martin, Sports Editor

September 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

New Mexico State heads to El Paso to take on the UTEP Miners for a battle between winless rivals desperate to get their seasons on track tonight at the Sun Bowl. The stakes are high, and while this is the first game the Aggies are favored going into a game in 2018, Doug Martin’s squad will still ...

COMMENTARY: Adkins the right move for a revamping New Mexico State

COMMENTARY: Adkins the right move for a revamping New Mexico State

James Martin, Sports Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Expectations for this year were high following the Aggies’ bowl winning season, but it’s important for fans — myself included — to remember that New Mexico State is still one of the hardest places in the country to win. The 0-4 start to 2018 has been disappointing in large part because of the hi...

NM State and UTEP square off for potential season-defining matchup

NM State and UTEP square off for potential season-defining matchup

James Martin, Sports Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

If New Mexico State needed to win a game this year, this would be the one. Last Saturday’s 42-25 loss to UNM kept the Aggies winless through four games to start the 2018 season, creating some added pressure for head coach Doug Martin and his team as they hit the road this weekend for second straigh...

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