Sports

PLAY BALL…

Story & photos by Herman Delgado

When discussing sports, especially team sports, there’s an old cliché that starts out, “The team’s record doesn’t reflect…” That same cliché rang in my ears as I sat in the dugout for the majority of the 2018 UTEP Miners softball season. Without a doubt, this saying holds true to what …

Sports

A NIGHT OF THE SWEET SCIENCE

Story and Photos by Herman Delgado

In a span of less than two months, El Paso was treated to back to back Premier Boxing Champions events at the Don Haskins Center. World class boxers back in El Paso to showcase their talent and give El Pasoans a chance to see what others around the country and …

Business / Featured / Sports

There’s a New Miner In Town

Athletic director Jim Senter hopes to return UTEP to glory days

Story and photos by Herman Delgado

 

Sitting face to face with Jim Senter, the man I had seen on television when it was announced that he would be the new appointed UTEP Athletic Director, really made me feel excited about interviewing him and looked forward to …

Featured / Sports

EL PASO FIGHT NIGHT

Story and photos by Herman Delgado

Premier Boxing Champions came to the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas, this past February 17, 2018. PBC put on a magnificent show for all fight fans out there and it featured a star studded fight card that had a total of 10-bouts, featuring a current world champion, several …

Business / Featured / Sports

Court Is In Session

Attorney takes up sweet science, plans to fight later this year

 

Story and photos by Herman Delgado

Like the old days, the microphone drops down from the rafters, and a light shines on the announcer, “In this corner…standing five feet and tipping the scales at a solid 108 pounds…she hails from the Sun City…Sarah Valenzuela!”

It’s not the …

Featured / Sports

FOUR-TIME TEXAS STATE CHAMPIONS

Story and photos by Herman Delgado

 

Many words come to mind when describing the 2017 UIL Class 4A State Champion San Elizario High School Boys Cross-Country team. Work ethic, determination, passion, love, commitment, dedication, unity and family are some one can pick up while standing out on the track and inside the athletic field house.

These young …

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The Court Matador

Photos & Story by Herman Delgado

Former Parkland High School basketball star Cameron Parr has taken her basketball and all-around athletic skills up to York College in York, Nebraska. A true Parkland Matador in all three sports that she competed in during her high school days, beginning when she was a freshman and making the varsity …

Culture / Sports

‘Making A Difference’ With El Pasos’ Tenacious Athletes

 

By Herman Delgado

More than 525 local high school and middle school football players took to the field at Bowie High School’s Baty-Simmang Memorial Stadium July 2017 for the Game Changers Pro Youth Football Camp. The yearly event, which last three-days, came together with the help of local high school coaches and UTEP’s coaching staff and …

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Youngsters Learn Cheer At UTEP Camp

By Herman Delgado

Being a cheerleader is no easy task, and it doesn’t get easier if you expect to take your talent to the top. Some want to make the middle school cheer team; others want to make to varsity. Many want to take it to the next level, becoming a Division One cheerleader and student …

Health / Sports

A Special Place

Photos & Story by Herman Delgado

It’s Saturday morning, and as you drive through this peaceful and beautiful neighborhood in El Paso’s Upper Valley neighborhood you come to a dead end street, and from a distance you hear, “30 seconds! Come on get those hands up!” and then you hear the sound of a boxing bell. …