For the third time in as many seasons, the El Paso Locomotive FC will chug into the playoffs with high momentum with its first postseason game at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5.
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After going just 63-85 over the last five seasons, UTEP men’s basketball fans are hoping new coach Joe Golding’s enthusiasm and optimism can return the program to its former glory.
After losing half of last year’s players to graduation, the UTEP women’s basketball team will be counting on its few veterans to help transition the newcomers seamlessly.
I have always been a big advocate of youth sports.
UTEP football is not the biggest sports story of the early fall season: That distinction belongs to the Miners volleyball team, which is off to a 6-0 start.
This fall marks the fourth season for UTEP football head coach Dana Dimel, who has high hopes for his team with the return of last year’s starters and new coordinators on the coaching roster.
After a calamitous college football season that was marred by the COVID-19 pandemic, UTEP and NMSU are ready for 2021 and are kicking things off with the Battle of I-10.
What was the highlight of my sports writing career? That’s easy.
What an incredible summer stretch it has been for El Paso Locomotive FC.
For years, El Paso has committed to improving the quality of life for its residents, yet I believe it lacks some key facilities for youth sports.
The El Paso Chihuahuas’ season will be extended into October with the addition of 10 games as part of the Triple-A Final Stretch schedule.
I have been asked if I encountered much racism throughout my sports writing career. Yes, I have.
Sometimes it is fun to look back at what took place in sports in El Paso at this time years ago. I turned back the clock to the first week in July 2007, and here are three major local sports stories making headlines then:
I was sitting at my desk at in the sports department of The El Paso Herald-Post one day in 1961 when a tall young man walked in.
Joe Golding’s support staff is in place for his first season as UTEP’s head basketball coach. The Miners have the perfect blend of experience, bench coaching, recruiting – and even NBA star power.
Brooklyn Nets (16-7, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (11-11, sixth in the Western Conference)
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Cheikh Faye scored 16 points, Deontaye Buskey added 10 and Charleston Southern beat Tarleton 59-57 on Sunday night.
Air Force (9-3, Mountain West) vs. Louisville (6-6. ACC), Dec. 28, 3:15 p.m. ET
HOUSTON, Texas (AP) — Eric Gordon and Christian Wood both scored 23 points, and the Houston Rockets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 118-108 on Sunday night for their sixth straight win.
Buck O'Neil never uttered a single word of bitterness or regret about not being elected to the baseball Hall of Fame. Till the end, he urged those who loved and rooted for him to do the same.
Army (8-3, Independent) vs. Missouri (6-6, SEC), Dec. 22, 8 p.m. ET
Kansas State (7-5, Big 12) vs. LSU (6-6, SEC), Jan. 4, 9 p.m. ET
No. 24 UTSA (12-1, Conference USA) vs. San Diego State (11-2, Mountain West Conference), Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m. ET
No. 20 Wake Forest (10-3, ACC) vs. No. 23 Texas A&M (8-4, SEC), Dec. 31, 11 a.m. ET
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Mason Senigaur and Davion Buster each hit a pair of free throws in the final minute and Lamar held off NAIA-member Our Lady of the Lake 67-64 to earn its first win of the season Sunday.
UTEP (7-5, Conference USA) vs. Fresno State (9-3, Mountain West), Dec. 18, 2:15 p.m. ET
SMU (8-4, American Athletic Conference) vs. Virginia (6-6 ACC), Dec. 29, 11:00 a.m. ET
Washington St. (7-5, PAC-12) vs. Miami (7-5, ACC), Dec. 31, noon ET
HOUSTON (AP) — Tyrod Taylor’s days as Houston’s starting quarterback could be numbered.
North Texas (6-6, Conference USA) vs. Miami (Ohio) (6-6, Mid-American Conference), Dec. 23, 3:30 p.m. ET
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Aliyah Matharu scored 26 points, draining five 3-pointers and leading the 15th-ranked Texas women past No. 17 Texas A&M 76-60 in the all-Lone Star version of the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Sunday.
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