Mark Rudi is a high school sports reporter for the El Paso Times in El Paso, Texas. Mark joined the Times in April 2013 and covers over 30 high school in the El Paso metro area. Before joining the Times, Mark was a sports writer for the Alamogordo Daily News in Alamogordo, N.M., from 2010-2013 and covered Western Michigan University hockey for the college website USCHO.com in 2010. During his college years, Mark was the Western Michigan University women's volleyball beat writer and wrote men's basketball sidebars for WMU's student newspaper, the Western Herald, for the 2008-09 athletic year. Mark is also a three-time winner in the New Mexico Press Association awards for his sports writing. A native of St. Joseph, Mich., Mark graduated with a Bachelor's in journalism from Western Michigan University in 2009.