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The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Rotich is the third Miner in the program’s history to win consecutive titles in the 3,000-meter steeplechase

Rotich sees double at NCAA championships

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter June 17, 2014

He did exactly what was expected from him and his head coach—win. Anthony Rotich made NCAA and UTEP history, when the seven-time All-American became the first male athlete in Division I history to win both the indoor mile and 3,000-meter steeplechase...

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MLS, too early to tell

MLS, too early to tell

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor June 17, 2014

It finally looks like the sixth-largest city in Texas is getting its due. In the past week, MountainStar Sports Group, which owns the El Paso Chihuahuas, has been in talks with Major League Soccer about bringing an expansion team to El Paso. By 2020,...

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Miners advance to NCAA Championships

Miners advance to NCAA Championships

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter June 10, 2014

Eugene, Oregon will be the site of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships from June 11-14. It will be the culmination of a season based on the discipline and hard work of every athlete in the country who performed well enough to qualify for a...

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Great Expectations, Bad Outcome

Great Expectations, Bad Outcome

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor June 10, 2014

  Day One: The Arrival Traveling by car from El Paso to San Antonio usually takes eight hours, not including pit stops to get gas, eat, stretch, and other miscellaneous things you do on a trip. Last year, when I came to San Antonio with my...

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An Experience  like no other

An Experience like no other

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor June 10, 2014

Watching a sporting event live can get quite boring—I’ll be the first to admit that. The weather sucks, no one shows up and the hot dogs taste like they’re from last week. When you go to an event like the NBA Finals, though, it is a moment in time...

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Relief pitcher Tim Sexton came on in relief to help close out the Rainiers.

Chihuahuas fall in final game to Tacoma

Luis Gonzalez, Staff Reporter June 3, 2014

What began as an efficient night for starting pitcher Keyvius Sampson quickly went south as the Tacoma Rainiers routed the El Paso Chihuahuas 13-4 tonight at Southwest University Park.  In front of a crowd of 6,558 and a scorching 102 degree weather,...

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A Rematch for the Ages!

A Rematch for the Ages!

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor June 1, 2014

There were trials and tribulations, but at the end of the day, veteran savvy and on-court maturity proved to be key, as the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat will once again meet in the NBA Finals. At times it looked like both teams were off the path...

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The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor May 17, 2014

To no surprise, the Thunder, Spurs, Heat and Pacers are back in their respective conference finals. At times in the last month, it looked like there would be a few upsets and teams on the rise, but all in all the early season favorites are still here. Looking...

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Starting pitcher Keyvius Sampson throws a fast ball against Isotopes during the fifth inning.

Chihuahuas stomp Isotopes 10-2

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor May 12, 2014

Game three of the Chihuahuas-Isotopes series was nothing short of an education by the Chihuahuas, as they dominated the Albuquerque Isotopes 10-2. Starting pitcher Keyvius Sampson put the Chihuahuas in the drivers seat with five solid innings, only...

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Charles Brown, courtesy of UTEP Athletics

Legendary Miner Charlie Brown passes away

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor May 12, 2014

Charles Brown, one of the greatest players in UTEP basketball history as well as the first black athlete in the history of the program, passed away on May 11 in Antioch, California, following a long illness.  He was 83 years old. Brown played at Texas...

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Junior Davina Meza hits a serve a first serve at the El Paso Tennis Club.

Q & A with Davina Meza, UTEP tennis player

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor May 7, 2014

The UTEP women’s tennis team has had trouble finding success in an unlucky season with coaching changes and player’s injuries, but junior transfer Davina Meza has been an exception to a troubled season. After transferring from Cal State Stanislaus,...

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Chihuahuas pitcher Branch Kloess pitching in the seventh inning.

Chihuahuas get back on track, win four straight

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter May 6, 2014

The opening week for the El Paso Chihuahuas was nothing short of historic. The eight game home stand featured extra inning thrillers, virtuoso pitching performances and some Chihuahua wins. The opening series against the Fresno Grizzlies was a series...

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