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Who’s Running Point?

Turnovers are terrible for point guards and tough on rosters. Heading into his second year as head coach at New Mexico, Paul Weir has a roster full of turnover and one glaring question in the backcourt. Who is their starting point guard? “If there’s a position on our roster that is going to be something…MORE

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  • Track and Field: UNM notches four All-American performances, Kerr turns pro
    The University of New Mexico track and field team made the trip to Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon to compete in the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships earlier this month. UNM track and field has made it a habit to send competitors to the championships and have solid showings — and that trend continued as four […]
  • LGBT Moments in Sports
    Although people seem to be more tolerant and accepting of others' differences, members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community probably still find themselves receiving unfair treatment and criticism. The world of sports isn't immune to passing judgement on members of the LGBT community either. Many athletes have spoken out about how difficult it […]
  • UNM sports: UNM Athletics see high GPA marks despite big drop-off for one sport
    The University of New Mexico saw members of its sports programs put the "student" in student-athlete, as they posted another high grade point average following the recent spring semester. And with the university mulling over the possibility of eliminating some sports to address financial and Title IX compliance issues, there has likely been a higher […]
  • Softball: Lobos add another player to 2019 class
    The University of New Mexico softball program added a sixth player to its 2019 class on Tuesday with the signing of infielder Maggie Buckholz out of Salem, Oregon. Buckholz is a four-time All-American and was twice named softball athlete of the year. "I am really excited about Maggie joining this recruiting class," Coach Paula Congleton […]
  • Softball: Lobos swept by Boise State in final season series
    The University of New Mexico softball team was swept in its final series of the season by the Boise State Broncos, who secured the Mountain West title and a place in the NCAA regionals with the win in the first half of Saturday’s doubleheader. Game One The Broncos wasted no time jumping on the Lobos […]
  • Softball: Skylar Jenkins commits to UNM
    The University of New Mexico softball program added its fifth recruit of the 2019 class last week with the commitment of Skylar Jenkins, an outfielder from Buford High School in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Jenkins hit .415 during her senior season en route to helping her team win its 10th consecutive state championship.
  • Graduation Issue: Antino Jackson turns doubt into success
    As many people may know, student-athletes often get the benefit of receiving a scholarship to help offset the cost of attending college. They are also asked to perform well in their sport and in the classroom to earn it. Going to school isn’t always easy, and most students will be faced with a myriad of […]
  • Isotopes set attendance record in debut as Mariachis de Nuevo Mexico
    The Mariachis de Nuevo Mexico made their debut on Saturday night to much fanfare in front of a record crowd of 16,975 at Isotopes Park, with a 4-1 win over Los Chihuahuas de El Paso. The crowd broke both attendance records that the club keeps, the previous high for a non Fourth of July weekend […]
  • Softball: Lobos win home finale
    The New Mexico softball team sent its seniors out the way that anyone would want to end their final home game; with a win. Krissy Fortner and Chelsea Johnson led the charge and finished off San Diego State 4-1 for the Lobos first Mountain West series victory of the season. Johnson went 3-for-3 with three […]
  • Softball: Lobos fall 7-3 to dampen senior day
    The University of New Mexico softball team struggled to put the bat on the ball, managing only six hits compared to San Diego State’s 15 as the Lobos fell 7-3 on senior day. “From our perspective we struggled all day long, head coach Paula Congleton said. “We weren’t really mentally prepared which is kind of […]

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