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Derek E. Gonzales
Derek E. Gonzales enters his third year as an employee of the New Mexico State University Round Up and first as the Managing Editor. The homegrown product played prep basketball at Oñate High School and has held a variety of positions in athletics. As a freshman, Gonzales worked inside the NMSU Athletic Department as a Marketing Intern. His duties included setting up advertisements and even included doing part-time Public Address Announcing for volleyball (including 2016 WAC Volleyball Tournament) and men’s basketball. As a writer, Gonzales has covered notable events including the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament game between 14th-seeded NMSU and 3rd-seeded Baylor in Tulsa, Okla. His “From Fairfield to Phenom” feature on AP All-American running back Larry Rose III was ran not only in The Round Up but in the Freestone County Times in Rose’s of hometown of Fairfield, Tex. A highly-controversial article on former Aggie head coach Paul Weir written by Gonzales gained over 7,000 page views and sturred debate statewide.  Gonzales has also been published in The Louisiana Advocate for his game recap of the Louisiana-Lafayette-NMSU football game. On top of working at The Round Up, Gonzales also works as the Sports Freelancer for the Las Cruces Sun-News. In 2016-17, he wrote 45 articles for the Sun-News, ranging from prep football to NMSU softball. In his spare time, Gonzales enjoys lifting weights, spending Saturdays with the boys, and playing NBA 2K, where he claims that he is, “undefeated, never lost.” Gonzales aspires to be a sports writer or a sports information director upon graduation in December 2018.

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

Dec 13, 2017
NMSU ticket sales off to great start for NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl (Story)
Dec 09, 2017
New Mexico State sweeps New Mexico for first time since 2002-03 (Story)
Dec 09, 2017
New Mexico State vs. New Mexico quick hits (Story)
Dec 03, 2017
Poetic justice pins New Mexico State vs. Utah State in NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl (Story)
Dec 02, 2017
Doug Martin enters Aggie lore by ending nation’s longest bowl drought (Story)
Dec 02, 2017
COMMENTARY: What makes today’s game so great (Story)
Nov 28, 2017
New Mexico State Looks For a Little “Magic in the Desert” Saturday Against South Alabama (Story)
Nov 25, 2017
Quick Hits for Idaho vs. NM State (Story)
Nov 17, 2017
Jans Christened as Aggie Coach as NMSU Blows Out Weir’s Lobos (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
Sports Podcast: Paul Weir Returns to NMSU (Story)
Nov 15, 2017
Opinion: The Side of Paul Weir You Didn’t Know (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
Jans Era Begins with Blowout Win Over East Central (Story)
Oct 12, 2017
Insight on Georgia Southern from Sports Editor Thomas Jilk (Story)
Oct 07, 2017
Commentary: Aggie Football Enters October Playing Meaningful Games (Story)
Sep 23, 2017
The Massacre Inside Aggie Memorial (Story)
Sep 16, 2017
Rogers’-Led Second Half Comeback Falls Short vs. Troy (Story)
Sep 16, 2017
Commentary: Why NMSU Will Beat Troy (Story)
Sep 14, 2017
Commentary: It Is Time To Show Support for Aggie Football (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
Sports Podcast: Episode 2 (Story)
Sep 09, 2017
“Little Brother” Beats Big Brother for Second Year in a Row (Story)
Sep 09, 2017
Commentary: Why NMSU Will Beat UNM (Story)
Sep 01, 2017
NMSU Hangs Tough But Falls to Arizona State to Begin Season (Story)
Aug 30, 2017
Aggie Football Readies for Season Opener vs. Arizona State (Story)
Aug 11, 2017
Sports Podcast: Episode 1 (Story)
Aug 11, 2017
Active Monsoon Season Leads to Near Record Rainfall at NMSU (Story)
Aug 11, 2017
2017- 18 NMSU Athletics Outlook (Story)
May 01, 2017
Commentary: Jans was the best option for Aggie Basketball (Story)
May 01, 2017
Aggie Baseball sweeps Northern Colorado (Story)
Apr 17, 2017
Paul Weir departs for UNM (Story)
Apr 10, 2017
Aggie Baseball falls to No. 6 ranked Red Raiders (Story)
Apr 04, 2017
Season In Review (Story)
Mar 17, 2017
Aggies valiant effort falls short against Baylor (Story)
Mar 15, 2017
Aggie bats are off to hot start in 2017 (Story)
Mar 08, 2017
Global Warming: How it affects New Mexico (Story)
Feb 24, 2017
Aggies drop first conference home game since 2012 (Story)
Feb 13, 2017
Turning Lifting Into a Lifestyle (Story)
Feb 09, 2017
Gonzales: Do not be the reason Paul Weir leaves NMSU (Story)
Feb 09, 2017
Aggies on third-longest winning streak in the nation (Story)
Feb 05, 2017
Aggies blow past Chicago State (Story)
Dec 28, 2016
Aggies rout ENMU for tenth straight win (Story)
Dec 04, 2016
Aggies win fourth-straight game (Story)
Dec 01, 2016
Garza Provides Spark as NMSU Beats Air Force (Story)
Nov 14, 2016
Why Paul Weir Will Revitalize NMSU Basketball (Story)
Nov 07, 2016
Marlon Jones: The Rewarding Road Isn’t Always the Easiest (Story)
Oct 31, 2016
NMSU Football Enters Bye Week Riding Three-Game Losing Streak (Story)
Oct 17, 2016
Aggies look to improve to 3-0 at home against Georgia Southern (Story)
Oct 03, 2016
Homegrown Xavier Hall’s last games as an Aggie (Story)
Oct 03, 2016
NMSU’s football budget and how success drives attendance (Story)
Sep 26, 2016
Why the Aggies are still in position to go bowling (Story)
Sep 19, 2016
Aggies Break Through, Defeat Lobos (Story)
Sep 12, 2016
Aggies Struggle without Rose, Lose Season Opener to Miners (Story)
Sep 12, 2016
Abdelkader Takes On Leadership Role for Aggie Soccer (Story)
Sep 07, 2016
NMSU Women’s Soccer Back on the Road After Home Stand (Story)
Sep 07, 2016
Larry Rose III: From Fairfield to Phenom (Story)
May 01, 2016
Aggie offense leads to series-opening win (Story)
Apr 24, 2016
Aggies take doubleheader vs. Bakersfield in home finale (Story)
Apr 23, 2016
Aggies win vs. CSU-Bakersfield (Story)
Apr 20, 2016
Aggie Football in depth: Tyrian Taylor (Story)
Apr 16, 2016
NM State Football Concludes Spring with Annual Crimson and White Game (Story)
Apr 15, 2016
Could Marvin Menzies still leave for UNLV? (Story)
Apr 03, 2016
Aggie Softball sweeps Seattle in conference series Opener (Story)
Mar 29, 2016
NM State Equestrian Wins Conference Championship (Story)
Mar 25, 2016
Aggies Defeat Chicago State in Series Opener (Story)
Mar 21, 2016
Aggies get swept by Missouri (Story)
Mar 09, 2016
Aggies defeat UNM in first meeting of season (Story)
Mar 07, 2016
Botello hits Walk-off homerun, Aggies avoid sweep (Story)
Mar 06, 2016
Aggie baseball struggles against Stephen F. Austin (Story)
Mar 02, 2016
Aggie softball sweeps doubleheader (Story)
Feb 28, 2016
Aggie women’s basketball snatch 15th straight win (Story)
Feb 22, 2016
NBA Week 18 (Story)
Feb 21, 2016
Aggie softball falls to Sooners again, beat Campbell (Story)
Feb 21, 2016
Baseball beats Towson 2 times in 2 days (Story)
Feb 15, 2016
Aggies softball has a perfect weekend (Story)
Feb 07, 2016
Aggies get Help from Everyone, Win Big (Story)
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