The Socorro-Bel Air contest was a hotly contested affair March 16. (Top photo) Socorro's Jorge Ibarra, left, beat Bel Air's Samuel Myers to the ball in front of the Socorro goal Saturday at Bel Air. The deflection thwarted a Bel Air scoring attempt. (Bottom photo) Socorro's Fernie Camacho, top, was fouled by Bel Air's Marco Espinoza during the first half Saturday. Espinoza was given a warning. Socorro defeated Bel Air 3-2.
Canutillo centerfielder Lynette Nikolao makes a leaping catch at the centerfield fence Saturday March 2 in her team's softball game against Hanks. Nikolao crashed into and toppled a temporary fence which had been set up around the field, but held on to the ball for the out.
Construction workers team up to move wooden planks to ground level as hey de-construct scaffolding for work at the new United Bank of El Paso del Norte Jan. 16. The workers hand down both the metal bars and the wooden planks which make up the scaffolding and the scaffold is taken down level by level. Work is continuing on the office building and parking garage.
El Paso's first snow of the winter season dropped about four inches of snow on the city and surrounding areas last week. The storm stranded motorists, slowed or shut down businesses, but also allowed for some fun for the residents. The four inches which fell in less than 24 hours accounts for more than El Paso's yearly average of 6.6 inches.
USC quarterback Conner Sullivan cast a shadow on a wall as he passed time waiting for teammates who were shopping inside the Starr Western Wear store by playing catch against a wall outside the store Dec. 29. Sullivan said he was practicing his baseball fielding skills. He added he plays multiple positions on the baseball team.
(Top photo) Elvira Villanueva blew out candles on her 100th-birthday cake during a party thrown by her family. (Bottom photo) Villanueva smiled as her son, Lalo Ramirez, 76, kissed her after she blew out the candles. Great granddaughter Valerie Padilla enjoys the moment as she holds daughter Ava, 1, who is Villanueva's youngest great, great granddaughter. Elvira Villanueva was born Jan. 25, 1913 in Rosario, Durango, Mexico. She was raised in El Paso. Family members celebrated her 100th birthday early to allow family members who are in town for another family event to partake in Villanueva's celebration.
Soldier de-plane after arriving at Biggs Army Airfield from southwest Asia Monday. About 300 members of the 5th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery. 11th Air Defense Artillery were reunited with loved ones. The unit had been providing missile defense in southwest Asia. (Center photo) Latrelle Hogg ,left, was overcome with emotion after greeting her son, Spec. Rodney Hogg upon his return to Fort Bliss Monday. Larry Jackson, another son, greets his brother. (Bottom photo) Sgt. Norma Salas kissed her son, E.J. Salas. Salas' sister is at left.
Bree Sarago yells "Daddy, Daddy!" as she reaches up to hug her father, Warrant Officer-2 Anthony Sarago, after seeing him on a screen which was showing soldiers who had just landed at Biggs from a deployment to southwest Asia. Anthony Sarago was one of about 300 members of the 5th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery. 11th Air Defense Artillery Monday. The unit had been providing missile defense in southwest Asia. Bree and her dad were reunited shortly after.
About 300 soldiers from the 5th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery. 11th Air Defense Artillery Monday. The unit had been providing missile defense in southwest Asia. (Top left photo) Among those greeting soldiers were twin sisters Riley, left, and Rory Brooks waited for their father, Sgt. Shaun Brooks, at Biggs Army Airfield Monday. (Bottom left) Sgt. Brooks scooped up one of his twins. (right) Sgt. Brooks and wife Jessica shared a kiss a they each held one of their daughters.
First Armored Division Band commander and conductor Chief Warrant Officer 3 Russell J. Houser played the bells during the band's rollicking rendition of Feliz Navidad Dec. 9 at the Sun City Holiday Fiesta at Magoffin Auditorium on the UTEP campus. The band played a variety of music ranging from holiday classics to mariachi and rock music selections.
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