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High school basketball: Andress takes crack at regional championship
For the second straight season, the Andress Eagles are on the verge of a trip to the state basketball tournament.
UTEP women's basketball: Miners storm down stretch to down North Texas
What every coach wants to see at the end of a rebuilding season is evidence that a young team is learning.
UTEP basketball notebook: Earvin Morris continues strong play for Miners
Junior college transfer Earvin Morris continued his strong play for UTEP on Thursday night with 11 points, including nine on three 3-pointers in UTEP's 83-60 win vs. North Texas at the Don Haskins Center. Morris has scored in double figures in seven straight games and 9 of 10. Morris has now scored 179 points off the bench this season.
Three Cowboys coming to El Paso for 2015 Sports and Get Fit Expo
Dallas Cowboys Cole Beasley, Tyrone Crawford and Anthony Hitchens are coming to El Paso, officials announced today.
UTEP football practice: Receiver battle one of Miners' most competitive
Every starting spot on UTEP's football roster is open for competition in the spring. That is an often-repeated phrase that usually bears no resemblance to reality, particularly heading into a year with so many returnees where so many positions were successfully settled under the live fire of last fall.

UTEP football notebook ›› M.J. McFarland happy to be back home

UTEP men's basketball: C.J. Cooper's persistence pays off
The gym has been his summer home.The bounce of the ball has been his sound track. Shot after shot after shot arcing toward the basket ... that has been his view. The sweat begins with a trickle and turns to rivers as he works and works and works to make his game better.
UTEP men's basketball: Miners need wins to lock up bye for C-USA tournament
UTEP will try to shrug off a double dose of disappointment from a road trip gone wrong when they finish the regular season in the Don Haskins Center — tonight against North Texas, Saturday afternoon against Rice.
UTEP women's basketball: Miners look to gain momentum at struggling North Texas
In the tangible measures of the Conference USA standings, the North Texas women's basketball team has a season on the line tonight, while UTEP has next to nothing to gain.
UTEP football notebook: M.J. McFarland happy to be back home
As was expected all along, one newcomer who has been an instant starter is tight end M.J. McFarland, a senior transfer from Texas who played high school ball at El Dorado.
Boxing card to feature several local fighters on March 28
Boxing returns to the Don Haskins Center on March 28 under the Tejanito Promotions banner on a fight card being billed "The Price of Glory.
Eastwood dismantled by North Crowley in regional quarterfinal
Eastwood suffered a free fall in the fourth quarter, losing to North Crowley 75-55 on Wednesday in a Class 6A regional quarterfinal game at Andrews.
Boston Marathon bombing: Defense admits Dzhokhar Tsarnaev did it
BOSTON >> The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing.
High school boys basketball: Only loss ends Bel Air's year
After two hours, a perfect season came to an end for the Big Red. Bel Air's enduring boys basketball team walked away defeated with its first loss of the season, 32-1, at the Don Haskins Center in a Class 5A Region 1-5A quarterfinal game.

Bill Knight ›› Andress defeats Bel Air in Class 5A Region 1-5A quarterfinal game

Related ›› Andress Eagles eliminate Bel Air Highlanders

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High school boys basketball: Andress Eagles eliminate Bel Air Highlanders
The Andress Eagles left no doubt who the best team is in El Paso on Tuesday at the Don Haskins Center Andress, ranked No. 1 in the city, was simply too suffocating on defense and made the clutch plays when it had to in the second half in dismantling No. 2 Bel Air 58-44 in front of an announced crowd of 9,910 fans in a Class 5A regional quarterfinal playoff showdown.
Gallery: High school boys basketball - Andress Eagles vs. Bel Air Highlanders
Andress High School defeated Bel Air in the Class 5A Region 1-5A quarterfinal game on Tuesday night. Check out the gallery by El Paso Times photographer Mark Lambie.

More Las Cruces Sports

NMSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: WAC champions close season out at Chicago State
LAS CRUCES >> New Mexico State women's basketball team Mark Trakh concedes his Aggies may not be as talented as Western Athletic Conference rival California State-Bakersfield.
PREP BASKETBALL: Mayfield girls survive Rio Rancho upset bid
LAS CRUCES >> Rio Rancho definitely played like it didn't want its season to end on Friday night.
PREP BASKETBALL: Centennial girls fall at Roswell in first round
Roswell defeated Centennial 54-37 in the first round of the Class 5A girls state tournament on Friday at Roswell.
PREP BASKETBALL: Las Cruces girls pull away to advance
LAS CRUCES >> The Las Cruces girls basketball team used its depth and pressure and move into the Class 6A quarterfinals.
NMSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: 4 Aggie seniors play final home game Saturday
LAS CRUCES >> This year's New Mexico State senior class will graduate as one of the most successful in Aggie history.
NMSU BASKETBALL: The 2015 New Mexico State senior class
Career highlights Daniel Mullings 2013-14 Western Athletic Conference Player of Year 2014-15 Preseason WAC Player of the Year Two-time WAC All-Defensive team 2013-14 First team All-WAC 2012-13 Second
All-Time Aggie: Winning, toughness defines Mullings career at New Mexico State
Daniel Mullings credits his upbringing, more specifically his mother, for the way he plays on the basketball court.
Doña Ana County deputy launches 'Push-ups for Scholarships' fundraiser
LAS CRUCES >> A Doña Ana County Sheriff's deputy has started a campaign to raise scholarship money for local high school and college students with a physical promise: For every $10 raised, he
Archive chat: NMSU basketball
Talk about New Mexico State basketball with Sun-News Aggie basketball beat writer Mark Rudi from noon to 1 p.m.
Hall of Fame coach Lou Henson honored
It took legendary basketball coach Lou Henson to show how bipartisan the New Mexico Legislature can be.
NMSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: Saturday's home finale vs. Chicago State sold out
LAS CRUCES >> Saturday night's New Mexico State regular season finale against Chicago State is officially sold out, NMSU Associate Athletic Director of Marketing Steve Macy said on Thursday.
PREP BASKETBALL: Mayfield girls reload for another tourney run
LAS CRUCES >> The Mayfield girls basketball team has been to the big-school state championship game each of the past two seasons, finishing with the runner-up Red Trophy both times.
NMSU Athletics Hall of Fame announces Class of 2015
LAS CRUCES >> The New Mexico State Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2015 includes former women's basketball star Connie Vau-Limon, former men's basketball great Johnny Roberson and former Aggie
NMSU BASEBALL: Aggies' weekend series with Northern Kentucky canceled
LAS CRUCES >> The New Mexico State athletics department along with the Northern Kentucky athletics department have announced that due to travel complications created by inclement weather in the
NMSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: New Mexico State beats UTPA for season's 20th win
For the fourth season in a row, New Mexico State has won at least 20 games in a season

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