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NMSU Softball vs. University of Kentucky Photo Gallery

NMSU Softball vs. University of Kentucky Photo Gallery

Cassidy Kuester, Multimedia Staff

February 12, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

The NMSU Softball team started their season with an impressive opening weekend series against Kentucky. They won two out of three games against the #17 team in the nation. To read more of the series recap, click here. ...

NMSU Softball unable to sweep Kentucky, still impresses in opening weekend

NMSU Softball unable to sweep Kentucky, still impresses in opening weekend

James Martin, Sports Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The New Mexico State softball team was unable to complete the sweep of the No. 17 ranked Kentucky Wildcats, dropping Sunday’s series finale 10-2 after an uncharacteristically pedestrian performance at the plate for head coach Kathy Rodolph’s squad. NMSU had only six hits in seven innings Sunday afternoon afte...

New Mexico State-GCU game comes down to exciting finish in front of sold out crowd

New Mexico State-GCU game comes down to exciting finish in front of sold out crowd

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Aggie Fans were not disappointed Saturday night as they witnessed a thriller inside the Pan American Center. New Mexico State edged out a talented Grand Canyon team, grinding it out to get the win 74-70.   A sell-out crowd of 12, 989 was in attendance for the breath-taking game, which came down to the final s...

The Pan American Center comes back to life during Pack the Pan Am III

The Pan American Center comes back to life during Pack the Pan Am III

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

February 10, 2018


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

Merriam-Webster has it that the definition of the word nostalgia is ‘a wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for a return to or some past period or irrecoverable condition.’ Whether you attended New Mexico State during either of Lou Henson’s stints, the Neil McCarthy era or were apart of...

Aggies carry momentum into offseason with strong national signing day

Aggies carry momentum into offseason with strong national signing day

James Martin, Sports Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After finishing off of a historic season with an Arizona Bowl victory, the New Mexico State football program showed what a little bit of success and stability can lead to by putting together what looks to be the best recruiting class of the Doug Martin era. The Aggies added another 10 players on Wedne...

New Mexico State’s defense locks down Cal-State Bakersfield

New Mexico State’s defense locks down Cal-State Bakersfield

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

New Mexico State Men's Basketball has won every conference game they've played this season by 10 or more points. That did not change tonight as the Aggies blew out Cal-State Bakersfield by a score of 69-43. It seemed like the Aggies did everything right tonight – everything but shoot...

Sports Podcast: Interview with Las Cruces Sun News Sports reporter Mark Rudi

Sports Podcast: Interview with Las Cruces Sun News Sports reporter Mark Rudi

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports

The Round Up's Managing Editor Derek Gonzales is joined by Las Cruces Sun-News Sports reporter Mark Rudi to discuss NMSU Men's basketball. Both discuss the upcoming GCU game, WAC Conference play, and the NCAA Tournament in March. Be sure to follow The Round Up's Sports on Twitter: @roundup_sports   

COMMENTARY: Crowd support down the stretch could help keep Chris Jans at New Mexico State

COMMENTARY: Crowd support down the stretch could help keep Chris Jans at New Mexico State

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

February 7, 2018


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

Monday, January 9, 1990. In front of 12,719 frenzied Panamaniacs in attendance, Neil McCarthy’s New Mexico State Aggies went toe-to-toe with legendary coach Jerry Tarkanian and No. 7 Nevada-Las Vegas on national television for that week’s edition of Big Monday on ESPN. Barry Tompkins and 1976...

Williams looks to leave lasting legacy with fourth WAC title

Williams looks to leave lasting legacy with fourth WAC title

James Martin, Sports Writer

February 6, 2018


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

In college athletics, a program’s success is defined by their consistency. Sure teams can capture lightning in a bottle, but can you handle the inevitable turnover and be good over time? This is no different for the New Mexico State women’s basketball team, and despite adjusting under a first yea...

New Mexico State shuts down the WAC’s top scorer in win over UTRGV

New Mexico State shuts down the WAC’s top scorer in win over UTRGV

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

February 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

 New Mexico State men's basketball grabbed their 20th win of the season, defeating the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 90-67.   UTRGV (12-12, 3-4 WAC) led for almost nine minutes in the first half, then NMSU graduate transfer guard Zach Lofton and company we...

New Mexico State extends win streak to eight

New Mexico State extends win streak to eight

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

New Mexico State improved to 19-3 on the year, defeating NAIA Division II Northern New Mexico 71-45. After a slow start the Aggies got into rhythm and simply were too much for the Eagles, especially down low in the post play. NMSU outscored their opponent in the paint 38-12. "It's been a long...

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