Category Archives: Lobo Beat

Lobos Beat Aggies 34-25 in Rio Grande Rivalry Game

Lobos Beat Aggies 34-25 in Rio Grande Rivalry Game

The yearly matchup against in-state rival New Mexico State is the first game Lobos circle on their calendars when schedules are released each season. It doesn’t matter that UNM holds a commanding 73-33-5 all-time record against NMSU. It doesn’t matter that the Lobos have won three straight against the Aggies and 43 of the 61…Continue Reading »

Coach Birmingham rides off to the Sunset

Coach Birmingham rides off to the Sunset

An end to an era of Lobo Baseball took place on a sunny Saturday afternoon as hall of fame coach Ray Birmingham coached his final game for the cherry and silver. Although the season proved to be a disappointment with the Lobos finishing with a 16-24 record, including an 11-10 loss in the final game…Continue Reading »

Coach Ray Birmingham to retire after the 2021 season

Coach Ray Birmingham to retire after the 2021 season

University of New Mexico head baseball coach Ray Birmingham will step down at the conclusion of the 2021 season, ending an impressive 43-year coaching career, including 14 seasons at the helm of the Lobos baseball program. A 2015 inductee into the New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame, Coach Birmingham is the winningest coach in New…Continue Reading »

A New Turn Should Heed College Sports Fans

A New Turn Should Heed College Sports Fans

Too many college sports fans here in Albuquerque and our state of New Mexico aren’t paying enough attention to the recently passed Student Athlete Endorsement Act that goes into effect on July 1. I know it’s not a sexy topic like the New Mexico United about to kick off their season or the transactional nature of a…Continue Reading »

Richard Pitino UNM contract details

Richard Pitino UNM contract details

Fans and players were introduced to new UNM men’s head basketball coach Richard Pitino today at an outdoor press conference at University Stadium. Pitino outlined the type of program he plans on running at the university, stating that “My goal is offensively and defensively, they’re very similar in a lot of ways. Offensively, we want…Continue Reading »

Richard Pitino to be named UNM Men’s Basketball head coach

Richard Pitino to be named UNM Men’s Basketball head coach

The University of Minnesota let go of head coach Richard Pitino on Monday after an eight-year run in which Pitino led the Golden Gophers to a 141-123 record and two NCAA tournament berths, and an NIT Championship. Pitino’s unemployment period lasted less than 24 hours, with the University of New Mexico athletic director Eddie Nuñez…Continue Reading »