Bradley mug By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin New Mexico high school football coaching legend Jim Bradley died Wednesday, Aug. 12 at the age of 82 He roamed the sidelines for decades before he retired at the end of the 2005 season when he won his seventh and final state championship. The New Mexico High School Hall of Fame football coach snared five state championships during two stints at Mayfield High and two at Roswell High, and ...

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Hearings set for proposed rate hikes By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin El Paso Electric wants to raise electric rates for its customers in southern New Mexico. Do you have an opinion on the subject? You’ll have two chances to speak your mind Tuesday, Aug. 18 when New Mexico Public Regulation Commissioner Sandy Jones conducts a pair of informational, public hearings in Las Cruces. The gatherings are ...

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A legend passes New Mexico High School Hall-of-Fame coach Jim Bradley died Wednesday, Aug. 12. Bradley coached both Mayfield and Roswell High to state championships and also served a stint as head coach for New Mexico State University’s football team. To read more, see Sports, Page A23. Send sports news to: sports@lascrucesbulletin.com FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015 A23

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Study: Don’t keep TWEF on ‘life support’ By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin At its Monday, Aug. 10, work session, the Las Cruces City Council got an update on the sponsorship policy being developed by city staff, including a recommendation not to take on The Whole Enchilada Fiesta as a city-sponsored event. The council also heard about White Sands Test Facility’s master plan update, including the facility’s impact on the ...

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Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin He tested me from the start. The first time I ever met Jim Bradley – sometime in mid October of 1996 – I found him in the north end zone of Aggie Memorial Stadium. (This was before the Field of Dreams when all Las Cruces prep home games were played at New Mexico State University.) Bradley was the head football coach at Mayfield High School and his Trojans had just dispatched of an opponent, I can’t remember which one, ...

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By Chad Dare For the Bulletin Obviously, it’s a very sad time for Mayfield football, but it’s also a very sad time for high school football nationwide. It’s been more than 15 years since I’ve actually covered a Mayfield High School game, but in those years since I’ve left Las Cruces, there have been hundreds, if not thousands, of situations where something coach Bradley taught me has been helpful. I can still remember my first high school football season in Las Cruces. I ...

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Bradley mug By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin New Mexico high school football coaching legend Jim Bradley died Wednesday, Aug. 12 at the age of 82 He roamed the sidelines for decades before he retired at the end of the 2005 season when he won his seventh and final state championship. The New Mexico High School Hall of Fame football coach snared five state championships during two stints at Mayfield High and two at Roswell High, and ...

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Aggies ‘excited and ready to go’ By Krysta Quinonez Las Cruces Bulletin The New Mexico State University football team enters the 2015 season full of optimism. Head coach Doug Martin — whose team started fall practice Wednesday, Aug. 5 — said he is very pleased with how things look. “For the first time we look like a real college football team, both size and number wise,” said Martin, who is ...

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