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Trio of freshmen diversifying Ole Miss rushing attack

Nov. 12, 2019 5:56 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi faces the daunting challenge of consistently moving the football against No. 1 LSU this Saturday, possibly without the services of Scottie Phillips. Phillips missed the Rebels' 41-3 blowout of New Mexico State last week after injuring his ankle in a 20-14 loss to No. 13...

Lyle has 18 points, New Mexico rolls CSU Northridge 97-70

Nov. 10, 2019 12:26 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Led by 18 points from Jaquan Lyle, five New Mexico players reached doubles figures Saturday as the Lobos beat Cal State-Northridge 97-70. Carlton Bragg and Corey Manigault each added 17 points for New Mexico (2-0). Lance Coleman II scored 19 to lead the Matadors (0-2), with Terrell...

Lyle has 18 points, New Mexico rolls CSU Northridge 97-70

Nov. 9, 2019 11:30 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Led by 18 points from Jaquan Lyle, five New Mexico players reached double figures Saturday as the Lobos beat Cal State-Northridge 97-70. Carlton Bragg and Corey Manigault each added 17 points for New Mexico (2-0). Lance Coleman II scored 19 to lead the Matadors (0-2), with Terrell...

Ole Miss dominates winless New Mexico State 41-3

Nov. 9, 2019 8:35 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Matt Luke can't help but smile when he discusses the development and performance of his freshman class, especially at the skill positions. Ole Miss freshmen Snoop Conner, Jerrion Ealy and quarterback John Rhys Plumlee combined to rush for five touchdowns Saturday as...

Film probes history of Native Americans in the US military

Nov. 9, 2019 11:44 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Before Chuck Boers joined the U.S. Army, the Lipan Apache member was given his family's eagle feathers. The feathers had been carried by his great-great-great-grandfather on his rifle when he was an Apache scout. They also were carried by relatives who fought in World War I, World...

Ole Miss seeks to end skid against winless New Mexico State

Nov. 8, 2019 8:38 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi looks to snap a three-game losing streak when it hosts winless New Mexico State. The Rebels (3-6) return to nonconference competition Saturday after losing three consecutive games in Southeastern Conference play. Ole Miss' last two setbacks have been decided by one score...

People of color make gains in mayoral races across the US

Nov. 7, 2019 1:29 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — People of color made history this week by winning municipal races in places their families were once ignored or prevented from voting, including a New Mexico mayor whose father was forced into a Japanese internment camp during World War II. From Arizona to Massachusetts, the gains...

5 Lobos reach double figures in win over E New Mexico

Nov. 6, 2019 11:19 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Led by 16 points from Makuach Maluach, five New Mexico players reached double figures and the Lobos put on a 92-71 show against DII foe Eastern New Mexico in a season opener Wednesday. Carlton Bragg and Zane Martin each added 13 points and six rebounds for New Mexico. Corey...

2 dead, 14 injured during traditional ceremony in New Mexico

Nov. 6, 2019 7:43 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The call for help came at 8:30 a.m. from an especially secluded pocket of the Navajo Nation: A man and woman were unresponsive inside a traditional structure and 14 others were suffering from smoke inhalation after a nighttime ceremony. Navajo Nation police said Wednesday they are...

New Mexico spruce begins journey to be 2019 Christmas tree

Nov. 6, 2019 6:52 PM EST

RED RIVER, N.M. (AP) — A 60-foot (18-meter) blue spruce was cut down Wednesday during a ceremony in a forested canyon in northern New Mexico, starting a 2½-week journey that will take it to the U.S. Capitol to be this year's Christmas tree. A sawyer used a chain saw to sever the trunk, which one of...