New Mexico Tech's Queens Rugby Cub participated in an unusual sporting event on the New Mexico State University campus Saturday. Prom dress rugby was the theme as 7-member teams from Tech, NMSU, and the University of Texas at El Paso donned formal wear (and rugby boots) to scrum down in a lighthearted round robin competition. The host club emerged victorious with wins over the Queens and UTEP's Desert Dames while Tech lost in the final minute to a UTEP side reinforced with NMSU players.
A depleted New Mexico Tech men's rugby side was hammered by the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque Saturday 90 points to 7. The Lobos took full advantage of a Pygmy team with only one substitute and several players in unaccustomed positions to score 48 unanswered points in the first 40 minutes before cruising home in the second half.
A board trustee position candidate will be elected during the Socorro County Electric Cooperative District II member/owner meeting to be held Sat. Nov. 9 at the Wellness Center at the…[Read more]
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway employee was killed in Socorro on Oct. 17 when a BNSF train traveling southbound at 46 miles per hour collided with a backhoe working on the train tracks.
A team composed of New Mexico Tech graduates survived a stern test from the current student team in the 49ers Black and Blue rugby match Friday evening, coming from behind to win a 39-36 thriller.
Tech's annual alumni and student homecoming event is Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 17 to 20.
The New Mexico wing of the Civil Air Patrol earned a rating of "Outstanding" — the highest possible rating — from a U.S. Air Force team during a formal evaluation exercise Sept. 13-14.
The Lady Warriors volleyball match against Silver City on Oct. 22 will be a "Dig Pink" fundraiser to benefit Sandi Rae Padilla. Padilla is a 1990 graduate of Socorro High School who is currently battling cancer. She previously survived breast cancer. Half of ticket sales will be donated to Padilla. The volleyball team will also raffle off cakes, host a bake sale, sell of cancer awareness items and T-shirts, and conduct a 50/50 drawing. All proceeds will be donated to Padilla for her medical expenses.