NMSU Round Up

Aggies Struggle without Rose, Lose Season Opener to Miners

Aggies Struggle without Rose, Lose Season Opener to Miners

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

September 12, 2016


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The New Mexico State Aggie football team opened up their 2016 season with a 38-22 loss to the UTEP Miners Saturday evening at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. NMSU (0-1) came into the game with question marks at key positions. Junior quarterback Tyler Rogers did start after there were questions surrounding...

Abdelkader Takes On Leadership Role for Aggie Soccer

Abdelkader Takes On Leadership Role for Aggie Soccer

Derek Gonzales

September 12, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

As the New Mexico State women’s soccer team continues their 2016 season, the team will look at junior midfielder Holly Abdelkader to lead the young squad through the peaks and valleys. The Alta Loma, California native is one of the few returnees from the 2015 team, as this year’s edition featured...

Sasha-Lee Thomas: An in-depth look at the WAC Pre-season Player of the Year

Joseph Fullbright

September 7, 2016


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The Western Athletic Conference volleyball media day typically carries a significant amount of weight for the sports’ season. Here, the coaches of the respective conferences teams come together to cast their votes for individual accolades and what they believe the standings will look like. It was...

NMSU Women’s Soccer Back on the Road After Home Stand

NMSU Women’s Soccer Back on the Road  After Home Stand

Derek Gonzales

September 7, 2016


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The New Mexico State women’s soccer team finally returned home this week after a tough four-game road trip to start the season. The team opened up the season August 19th against UTEP and lost 5-0. The team then faced the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in Flagstaff, Arizona and had a much improved team...

Volleyball Preview

Joseph Fullbright

September 7, 2016


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Winning and high expectations are nothing new for head coach Mike Jordan and the New Mexico State women’s volleyball team. The Aggies were picked by fellow WAC coaches to win the Conference Championship once again this season. The defending WAC regular season and Tournament Champions received six of...

Larry Rose III: From Fairfield to Phenom

Derek Gonzales, Sports Editor

September 7, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

July, 2013. The Fairfield High School football team is preparing for its upcoming season, deep in the heart of Texas, its home state. With Fairfield being a modest one hour drive down Highway-84 West to Waco, Texas, high school football is everything to the small town of 3,000, like most Texas commun...

Aggie offense leads to series-opening win

Derek Gonzales, Staff Writer

April 30, 2016


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  By Derek Gonzales Staff Writer With the New Mexico State baseball team trailing WAC foe Sacramento State by two games in the conference standings, it made this weekend’s series all the more important. The Aggies were able to take the first game of the three-game series 14-4 in eight innings on Friday night at Presley Askew Field. NM State (23-18, 11-5 WAC) pounded out six hits in just the first two innings off of...

This season, it’s do or die for Aggie football

Albert Luna

April 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

      Saturday, April 16. NMSU football is holding its annual Crimson and White Scrimmage, with the conclusion of yet another set of spring practices in the books. The players play hard, the fans come out in pretty decent numbers, yet there’s still something that seems like ...

Aggies take doubleheader vs. Bakersfield in home finale

Derek Gonzales, Staff Writer

April 23, 2016


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The New Mexico State softball team appears to have found their groove as they inch closer to defending their WAC Championship in Seattle, Washington, in the 2016 WAC Softball Tournament in two weeks. They completed the sweep of Cal-State Bakersfield, winning both games of the doubleheader 12-1 and 4-2 ...

Aggies win vs. CSU-Bakersfield

Derek Gonzales, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016


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  The New Mexico State softball team started off their last home series of the season with a 6-5 win over Cal-State Bakersfield on Friday evening at the New Mexico State softball complex. The ‘Runners (13-27, 5-5 WAC) scored at the top of the first with a Chris Hipa single that score...

Aggie Football in depth: Tyrian Taylor

Derek Gonzales, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

  Tyrian Taylor is no stranger to adversity. How could he be? He’s been fighting for his dream for too long and overcome too much not to go all out now. “You’re too small, you don’t have enough accolades.” This is just the beginning of what Taylor has heard his entire life...

NM State Football Concludes Spring with Annual Crimson and White Game

Derek Gonzales, Staff Writer

April 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

    The New Mexico State football team concluded spring practices on Saturday afternoon with the annual Crimson and White game at Aggie Memorial Stadium. The defense won the game, 68-18. For the defense, the point system included six points for a turnover, four points for a sack, three points ...

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