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UPDATED:Tuesday, October 21, 2014 PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics to a convicted criminal led away in a pol
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Twelve UTEP basketball away games picked up for television
UTEP basketball fans will have the chance to see 12 of the Miners' 14 away games this season on television. Conference USA announced its updated TV slate on Tuesday.
UTEP football notebook: Miners prepare for 2 UTSA quarterbacks
Much of UTSA's problem in a 2-5 start has been at quarterback, where injuries have lead to a revolving door.
High school sports: No. 1 Coronado, No. 2 Franklin to do battle in volleyball
The Franklin and Coronado volleyball teams have been among the city's best in recent years and both teams have had some pretty good battles in district play.
High school cross country: Del Valle boys seeking 8th consecutive district crown
The Del Valle Conquistadores have won seven straight District 2-4A cross country championship.
High school volleyball matchups
High School Volleyball Today's Schedule Coronado at Franklin, 6:30 p.m. Eastwood at Montwood, 6:30 p.
UTEP football: Miners in good frame of mind with UTSA looming
There are several troubling trends working against the UTEP football team as it heads over to San Antonio to take on a dangerous, veteran UTSA.
High school cross country: District 3-4A meet up for grabs
Champions will be crowned at the District 1-6A, 1-5A, 2-5A and 3-4A cross country meets Saturday at the Chamizal National Memorial.
Romo, Murray carry Cowboys past Giants 31-21
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - DeMarco Murray moved ahead of Jim Brown in the NFL record book. Tony Romo moved the Dallas Cowboys up and down the field for their sixth straight win.
UTEP volleyball: Miners fall to Western Kentucky in 3 sets
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers volleyball team showed why they are one of the top teams in Conference USA on Sunday afternoon vs. UTEP at Memorial Gym.
UTEP soccer: Miners sail over UTSA with 2-0 C-USA win
UTEP turned in yet another defensive blanket performance, gifted keeper Sarah Dilling turned in a record-breaking shutout and the Miners sent home a pair of showcase goals on a windblown, sun-splashed Sunday afternoon at University Field.
›› Photos: UTEP vs. UTSA soccer
High school sports notebook: Coronado tennis team looks to return to state
The Coronado tennis program has a rich history of doing well at the regional and sate level.
UTEP soccer: Miners take on UTSA Sunday in C-USA match
And then there were four ... just four games remaining in a regular season.
Boxing: El Paso's Abie Han wins key fight
Abie Han dominated Marcos Reyes — except for one painful moment — to win a majority decision in their 10-round middleweight duel Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Former UTEP football coach Mike Price honored as a Legend of the Sun Bowl
It was early December 2001, and the telephone rang in the Sun Bowl office.
›› Archive photos: Former UTEP football coach Mike Price
High school cross country: Estrada sisters pace Mountain View to district with regionals on horizon
MONTANA VISTA >> When Mountain View High School cross country runners Emily, Priscilla and Michelle Estrada toe the starting line, it's not only bragging rights at stake.
Miner Mania
Former Miners McCage, Piekarska enjoying pro ball in Poland
As Nathan McCage's stint as a UTEP graduate assistant strength coach wound down last month, he had some specific notions on what he wanted to do next.
UTEP track and field: Miner women get two hurdlers, relay to nationals
The UTEP women's track team closed the NCAA West Preliminaries with a flourish, getting two women's hurdlers and a relay to the NCAA National Championships in Eugene, Ore.
UTEP Track and field: 2 Miners advance to nationals
The UTEP track team didn't have any surprises on the second day of the NCAA West Preliminaries in Fayetteville, Ark.
UTEP track and field: Miners place two on C-USA academic team
Juniors Elphas Mayio and Anthony Rotich were named to the Conference USA Track and Field All-Academic team as announced by the league office.
5 UTEP football games to be televised
FOX Sports has unveiled its college football selections for upcoming televised games and that will include five UTEP matchups, officials announced Thursday.
UTEP track and field: Miners battle for spots at nationals
To understand the baffling, seeming untenability of the West Preliminary round of the NCAA track and field championships that UTEP will compete in this weekend in Fayetteville, Ark., consider that the Miners have more to gain than most teams there.
Boit thriving after move from Kenya to El Paso
When UTEP distance coach Paul Ereng heads back home to Kenya with the business of selling El Paso to his young countrymen, runners like current Miner freshman Cosmas Boit, he paints a picture of paradise.
UTEP track and field: Anna-Kay James making most of transfer
The UTEP women's track team entered this year in a building phase after last year's sixth-place finish at the Conference USA championships, a phase that generally involved finding more bodies and growing numbers.
UTEP freshman sprinter Aiyanna Stiverne hoping to build on big year
UTEP assistant track coach Davian Clarke sees freshman Aiyanna Stiverne's transition from Florida high school star sprinter to a future star at UTEP as a three-part process.
UTEP's Kayla Thornton ready to take shot at Europe
Kayla Thornton's first stab at playing basketball at the highest level didn't go as well as she wanted, but a week after being waived by the Washington Mystics, she saw enough of that level to know
UTEP track: Miners take second at C-USA tournament
The new-look Conference USA Track and Field Championships came up with a new-look finish, as the UTSA men and East Carolina women used their depth to pull away from UTEP, which came up with a pair of second place team finishes
UTEP soccer player Tori Martyn aces classes, graduates top 10 senior
Tori Martyn came quietly to El Paso four years ago — one of thousands of freshmen at the University of Texas at El Paso.
UTEP track and field: Coronado alum Pearson wins heptathlon at C-USA championships
The UTEP women's track team's quest for its first-ever outdoor championship got off to the best possible start: With Coronado graduate Jallycia Pearson trouncing the field en route to an easy win
Conference USA: UTEP gets expected good, bad news
UTEP got an expected mix of good news and bad at the Conference USA spring meetings in Dustin, Fla. this week.
UTEP track and field: Miners look for unprecedented outdoor sweep
A program as proud and with as much history as UTEP track, with as many national championships to its name, doesn't often get the chance to make new history.
High School Mania
All-City Track and Field: Burges's KeAndre Bates earns Athlete of the Year
During his high school career, Burges senior KeAndre Bates emerged as one of the top triple jumpers in the nation.
El Paso-area high school signees
Several area athletes will begin playing sports next fall at non-Division I schools. Here is a look at the athletes and where they will go.
High school track and field teams, athletes fare well in El Paso
The 2014 high school track and field season in El Paso provided many highlights, including several strong performances at the state track and field meet in Austin.
All-City Track and Field: Herrera, Gray lead teams to success
Burges' Manny Herrera and El Dorado's Rummie Gray led their respective teams to success during the 2014 track and field season.
All-City Track and Field: Olamide Olowe caps career at El Dorado in fine fashion
Prior to last year, El Dorado senior Olamide Olowe hadn't given much thought to the 400 meters when it came to her track career.
High school tennis: Thunderbirds reach Class 5A Final Four in fall
In his 16-year tenure at Coronado, Jerry Pippins has built the Thunderbirds into the best tennis program in the city and one of the best in the region.
High school tennis: Alexa Gallardo had strong finish to career
Throughout her distinguished high school tennis career, Alexa Gallardo was the model of consistency at Burges High School.
High school tennis: Nathan Brown reaches Class 5A singles, leads Coronado to title wins
Coronado junior Nathan Brown has emerged as one of the top tennis players in the state in his first three years of high school.
High school tennis: Teams and individuals have strong year
The 2014 high school spring tennis campaign had plenty of big moments for local teams and individuals.
High School Spotlight: Felix Chavez' top moments in sports in 2013-14
Here are some of my top moments for the 2013-14 high school sports season that recently wrapped up in El Paso.
Austin High School alum Isaac Spencer ready for Texas A&M breakout
So far, through a 2014 track season loaded with potential, Texas A&M distance runner Isaac Spencer lacks only the most tangible result he seeks: a blazingly fast 3,000-meter steeplechase.
High school football: Del Valle QB Steven Montez gets D-I attention
Del Valle quarterback Steven Montez has come a long way since being named the starter as a sophomore.
High school sports: Three Socorro athletes sign with Division I schools
A trio of Socorro High School athletes signed their National Letters of Intent to participate on the Division I level beginning next fall.
Coronado's Daniel Amigo signs with University of Denver
Coronado center Daniel Amigo had plenty of interest from Division I schools. But in the end it was the University of Denver that was his choice and on Monday he made it official in front of several friends and family at Coronado where he signed his National Letter of Intent.
All-City Soccer: Andreya Barrera had strong senior season to cap solid career
Throughout her career at Andress, Andreya Barrera was one of the most consistent players in the city as well as one of the most improved.

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PREP VOLLEYBALL: Centennial sweeps Chaparral
The Centennial volleyball team defeated Chaparral 25-6, 25-7, 25-17 on Tuesday. Elexias Patterson had 16 kills, one block and three aces, Addison Pedraza had seven kills and four aces, Savannah Bush
PREP SOCCER: Centennial boys blank Belen
The Centennial boys soccer team beat Belen 5-0 on Tuesday to improve to 12-5-1 on the season and 6-3 in District 3-5A.
PREP SOCCER: Oñate girls shut out Gadsden
The Oñate girls soccer team defeated Gadsden 3-0 on Tuesday. Goals were scored by Jayde Aguirre, Briana Rodriguez and an own goal off of a cross by Amerhyst Aguirre.
NMSU GOLF: New Mexico State men defend Herb Wimberly title
LAS CRUCES >> The New Mexico State men's golf team won its second straight Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate title with a combined-team score of 18-under-par 834 (276-276-274) at the NMSU State
PREP VOLLEYBALL: Oñate sweeps series with Las Cruces
LAS CRUCES >> The Oñate volleyball team made short work of District 3-6A rival Las Cruces on Tuesday at OHS.
WEEK 8 PREP FOOTBALL HERO
Every weekend throughout the high school football season, the Sun-News will ask readers to select a Football Hero from the past week's prep games by logging on to www.
NMSU FOOTBALL: Aggies safety Kawe Johnson to miss first half of Texas State game after late hit
LAS CRUCES - New Mexico State athletics director McKinley Boston has announced that sophomore defensive back Kawe Johnson will have to sit out for the first half of the Texas State game after being
NMSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: Younger Bhullar looks to make impact for Aggies
LAS CRUCES >> Tanveer Bhullar says he gets compared to his brother Sim about every other day. But New Mexico State's 7-foot-3 redshirt freshman says he's the opposite of his 7-5 older brother,
NMSU VOLLEYBALL: Aggies fall to Lobos in 3 sets
ALBUQUERQUE >> The New Mexico State volleyball team lost in straight sets to state rival New Mexico on Thursday, 25-22, 25-19, 25-20, inside the Johnson Center on the UNM campus.
Three key plays from Aggies sixth straight loss
LAS CRUCES >> Perhaps no football team in the country needs an open week more than New Mexico State.
NMSU WOMEN'S SOCCER: Utah Valley squeaks past Aggies in conference tilt
LAS CRUCES >> The Aggie soccer team went toe-to-toe with Utah Valley, but a goal early in the first half was the difference as the Wolverines nudged New Mexico State, 1-0, Sunday afternoon at
New Mexico State AD search committee reviewing 48 applicants
LAS CRUCES >> There are 48 applicants vying to replace New Mexico State athletics director McKinley Boston.
NMSU FOOTBALL: Aggies outplayed on road at Idaho
Idaho picked up its first win of the season with a backup quarterback and a 5-for-8 effort in the red zone, beating New Mexico State 29-17 on Saturday at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho.
PREP VOLLEYBALL: Las Cruces High sweeps Mayfield
LAS CRUCES >> With the second half of District 3-6A play volleyball starting on Saturday, Las Cruces High is in third place in the district standings.
NMSU VOLLEYBALL: Aggies sweep Chicago State in WAC match
LAS CRUCES >> The New Mexico State volleyball team bounced back after a home loss to Missouri-Kansas City to beat Chicago State in straight in a Western Athletic Conference match on Saturday, 25-13, 25-19
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