Jose Rojas traveled to Mexico this summer to compete in the Mexican Track and Field Nationals that took place in Monterrey, Mexico. Rojas came in 12th overall in the steeplechase. He entered the race ranked sixth overall.

“Competing at the Mexican Nationals was a whole new experience for me, if

The Western New Mexico University volleyball team will be holding a summer youth camp from August 2-4.

The camp will take place in two sessions with grades 4-8 going from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. and then the second session will start at 1 p.m. and run until 3 p.m. for grades 9-12. The cost of the camp is

After serving this past season as the assistant coach, Elsa Cocker has been promoted to the head softball coach position following a national search.

“We are very happy to have Coach Cocker as our new head softball coach,” Director of Athletics Mark Coleman said. “She was a talented player and

Three teams from WNMU were recognized for their accomplishments as student/athletes in the 2016-17 year. Earning Academic Champion Awards were the men's and women's golf teams and men's cross country teams.

The award winners are determined by a point system in which each team earns points for

Four Western New Mexico University women’s golfers collected top honors for their work both in the classroom and on the course Wednesday in being named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar list. In order to be selected for the award, student-athletes must hold a

Western New Mexico's all time best golfer, Callum Hill is getting better. The 22-year-old 2016 graduate crushed the field in the San Juan Open en route to a $10,400 payday after posting rounds of 66-67-65-65--265 (21 under par) and a nine-shot victory over Steven Kupcho. There were 59 pros in the

The 2017 Lone Star Conference Male and Female Athletes of the Year included three league standouts as West Texas A&M's Rellie Kaputin and Marshall Kasowski, and UT Permian Basin's Daeshon Francis were recognized. The awards were announced Wednesday following a vote of the league's sports

Angelo State's Kami Norton and Texas A&M-Commerce's Turner Pool were selected as the 2017 Lone Star Conference Fred Jacoby Academic Athletes of the Year. The awards were announced Tuesday following a vote of the league's sports information directors.

ASU's Norton and A&M-C's Pool are the

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