NMSU Round Up

Aggie offense provides bright future for NM State football heading into 2019

Aggie offense provides bright future for NM State football heading into 2019

James Martin, Sports Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

While the 2018 campaign will widely be considered a disappointment for the New Mexico State football team following last year’s Cinderella-story run of success, this season has still set the program up for a future worth being excited for — particularly on offense. A drop-off in offensive production...

Late comeback effort not enough for NM State football in their season finale

Late comeback effort not enough for NM State football in their season finale

James Martin, Sports Editor

November 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Playing a team twice in one season is a rarity in college football, and beating that team both times is a challenge that is especially difficult. That proved to be the case for New Mexico State in their road bout against Liberty, as the Aggies fell 28-21 to unceremoniously end their 2018 season. A nightmare s...

Harris torches his former head coach as Aggies win fourth-straight vs. New Mexico

Harris torches his former head coach as Aggies win fourth-straight vs. New Mexico

Derek Gonzales, Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

ALBUQUERQUE- Most say revenge is a dish best served cold. New Mexico State basketball point guard AJ Harris showed all 14,393 in attendance inside Dreamstyle Arena during Saturday night’s rivalry game against the New Mexico Lobos that serving it piping hot can suffice too. Harris, NM State’s...

NM State volleyball defeats Kansas City, keeps hope of regular season title alive

NM State volleyball defeats Kansas City, keeps hope of regular season title alive

Matthew Salzano, Sports Writer

November 16, 2018


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The New Mexico State volleyball team defeated UMKC in a five-set thriller (18-25, 25-22, 25-22, 23-25, 15-10) that was crucial to the Aggies’ WAC standing. The Aggies (21-7, 11-4 WAC) are now tied for second place in the Western Athletic Conference with the Kansas City Roos. “[The Roos]...

Saint Mary’s stifles Aggie offense as NM State falls to Gaels at home

Saint Mary’s stifles Aggie offense as NM State falls to Gaels at home

Derek Gonzales, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After opening up the season against two rebuilding programs, the Aggies ran into a well-oiled machine that is the Saint Mary’s Gaels Wednesday night inside the Pan American Center in what was arguably the best mid-major game of the night across the country. Despite the Gaels being nabbed for a “down...

Open week gives NM State defense the chance to right ship as season winds down

Open week gives NM State defense the chance to right ship as season winds down

James Martin, Sports Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

New Mexico State came out of their last bye week with a completely revamped looking offense after struggling to do anything on that side of the ball earlier in the season. Now, the Aggies have a chance to take advantage of their second open week of the season — this time with the defense in desperate ...

NM State volleyball reach the 20-win mark in their victory over California Baptist

NM State volleyball reach the 20-win mark in their victory over California Baptist

Matthew Salzano, Sports Writer

November 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The New Mexico State volleyball team (20-7, 10-4 WAC) started off their final home stretch of the season strong Saturday afternoon, throttling California Baptist (19-10, 9-7) in four sets (25-16, 11-25, 25-8, 25-20) for what was a redemption game for head coach Mike Jordan and the Aggies. “The first ...

Aggies overcome hot UTEP start to win eighth-straight over I-10 rival

Aggies overcome hot UTEP start to win eighth-straight over I-10 rival

Derek Gonzales and Cassidy Kuester

November 9, 2018


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The UTEP Miners came out of the gates in Friday’s rivalry game looking hell-bent on not only snapping their seven-game losing streak to the New Mexico State Aggies but also desperate to earn an early signature win in the Rodney Terry era. Despite taking an early nine-point lead and making five out...

‘Panamaniacs’ are ready to give NMSU basketball a 6th-man advantage as season begins

‘Panamaniacs’ are ready to give NMSU basketball a 6th-man advantage as season begins

Aimee Ryan, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Showcase, Sports

Students at New Mexico State University are excited for the 2018-2019 Aggie basketball season which tipped off for both teams Nov. 6. Both teams had very successful seasons last year despite both being led by coaches that were in the first year at NMSU. Chris Jans led the Aggies to school record-tying...

NM State men’s basketball opens season with blowout win over North Dakota State

NM State men’s basketball opens season with blowout win over North Dakota State

Derek Gonzales, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

There were a lot of new faces making their Aggie debuts in New Mexico State’s season opener Tuesday night against North Dakota State. Despite a rotation and an offense that will remain a work in progress throughout the first couple weeks of the season, the Aggies leaned on the two things head coach...

Aggies dominate in season opener against UTPB

Aggies dominate in season opener against UTPB

James Martin, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The New Mexico State women’s basketball team got out to an ideal start to the 2018-2019 season Tuesday night, routing UT Permian Basin 70-38 behind that stellar defensive play that Brooke Atkinson has prided her team on since last year. “What I liked was our energy and our effort, defensively. I...

Huntley leads NM State to win in home finale vs. Alcorn State

Huntley leads NM State to win in home finale vs. Alcorn State

James Martin, Sports Editor

November 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

There haven't been many bright spots for the New Mexico State football team this year, but a 52-42 win over Alcorn State in the final home game of 2018 will at least end the season at Aggie Memorial Stadium on a high note thanks to an all-world performance by running back Jason Huntley. Like they have...

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