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New Mexico joins a handful of other states in allowing high school students to participate in the growing sports of video games. The New Mexico Activities Association has teamed up with Santa Monica-based startup PlayVES to participate nationwide and serve as a catalyst for the growth of e-sports in high schools and colleges. This week, the state Department of Education's Committee on Education and Community Development unanimously approved a proposal to form an "e-sports team," the Eastern New Mexican News reported.
In southern New Mexico, one of the projects involves the formation of a working group to develop an alliance between the Hatch and Mesilla Valleys, the state's two largest communities. The Alliance will work to assess the impact of e-sport on education and community development, as well as the economic impact on the region.
CSIM shares the responsibility for media and communication before and after the match with the Director of Sports Communications. CSIM to take on duties in the absence of the director and prepare to coordinate media events for the athletics department of New Mexico State University.
Anyone with additional information about the athletics department at New Mexico State University should contact Affirmative Action Officer Jessica Small at 575-562-2218. Anyone seeking information on the Sports Department's search for a new sports director for the 2017 / 18 school year should contact the Office of the Director of Sports, Office for Student Athlete Development, at (505) 586-4444.
Portland athletic director Mark Gallego said the sport will be played in the spring and could also be included in the fall season. He said some students do not tend to develop into the traditional sports they participate in.
Elliott finished his final season as a senior at Portland State University in 2009-10 with a 68-49-2 record (580), his first year in the program.
The Buffs have now won 34 consecutive games at home, improving to 12-1 overall and 4-1 in the Lone Star Conference. LCU extended its active winning streak to a third-place finish - ranked 72 of the games and leading the NCAA in wins after Baylor's win over UConn last Thursday. He became the 46th coach in NCAA football history to reach 200 victories with his 200th victory against Texas Tech on Saturday night in front of a sold-out 7,500 fans at Lubbock Memorial Stadium. LCU, which also has former Texas A & M head coach Mike Leach on its team, has won 60 consecutive home games, the last home loss in the conference coming against Oklahoma City on January 10, 2013.
The Buffs are one of two teams at each level of college basketball that win 30 or more at home, followed by Division I The Lady Chaps finished in the top three for the first time in school history last season with a victory over powerhouse Gonzaga. LCU ranks 10th in team statistics, which includes points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks, field goals and assists per game. The 2015-16 season marks the second time this season that the LC U has been able to finish in the top 10 in all NCAA standings, including all the stats to claim home victories.
According to StatHouse Analytics, WT is the only team in the nation with a turnover margin above 100% to have the second-highest turnover per game in college basketball. The Buffs (14-2, 2-0 Big West) force opposing teams to turn the ball over at a rate of just over 1.5 rpm per game, while turning it over only 12.8%.
LCU overcame a nine-point deficit to open the second half by overtaking the Greyhounds and taking a 14-7 lead with 4: 46 left in the third quarter. Tezeno scored his second touchdown of the game with a 1-yard run, and the Greyhound scored on a field goal with 3: 41 left before the break, and LCU took the lead with a 3-point run by O'Toole with 3: 41 left in the fourth quarter.
Benton then threw an 18-yard scoring strike to Hunter, and the scoring spurt was followed by a three-point run by O'Toole to give the Bucks a 14-7 lead with 3: 41 left in the third quarter. Wide receiver Chris Hunter added the game's first touchdown for the Greyhounds (2-1, 1-0) with a 1-yard run.
The Greyhounds were held to 48 points after averaging 90.8 points in their last five games and were the second-lowest scoring team in the Atlantic Sun Conference this season. ENMU took command after kickoff, pulling the ball 66 yards out wide in seven plays to extend the lead to 14-3. Enright capped the first half with his second field goal with 7: 22 left in the second quarter. Price opened the third quarter with a side-trap that rolled right across the field and remained untouched after restoring it in the Eastern 48, went 7-for-13 from the field and took the kickoff for his first touchdown of the game on a 1-yard run by O'Toole.