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The Prospector

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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Coach Keitha Adams talks about her successful coaching carer.

Keitha Adams ends impressive year with Hall of Fame induction

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor May 6, 2014

Without a doubt the 2013-14 season for the women’s basketball season was a memorable one. The Don Haskins Center and the fans got to witness records all year long. For head coach Keitha Adams it was a fun year, one of her best experiences and she...

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End of a long difficult road for Hohman, Leasau

End of a long difficult road for Hohman, Leasau

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter May 6, 2014

Leaders come in all forms. For some people, it’s about being vocal and encouraging to teammates. For others, they might be a little more of the silent type, but make up for it by simply leading by example. For seniors Colleen Hohman and Alanna Leasau,...

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Local athletes boost UTEP athletic programs

Local athletes boost UTEP athletic programs

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor May 6, 2014

The 2013-14 academic year was a great one for the local athletes to give a boost to all UTEP athletic programs. This season in particular was arguably one of the best when it comes to success from athletes from the borderland. The team that...

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

Meza finds immediate impact on the court

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter May 6, 2014

Players coming in and leaving are part of the process in collegiate sports. As three players left the tennis team last season, there were two newcomers for the 2013-14 season. One of them was junior transfer Davina Meza. Meza proved to be a shining...

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Infielder Cody Decker runs toward home plate.

Chihuahuas roll past Rivercats to win first at home

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor May 2, 2014

After four straight loses at their brand new ball park the El Paso Chihuahuas obtained their first victory of the season at the Southwest University Park in front of a season-high crowd of 9,395 fans after rolling  past the Sacramento Rivercats 12-3. Third...

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Coach Keitha Adams talks about her successful coaching carer.

Keitha Adams headlines El Paso Hall of Fame 2014 class

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor April 30, 2014

The El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame welcomed eight new members today, the new inductees were introduced at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino in Sunland Park, New Mexico. UTEP women’s head coach Keitha Adams, Miner Fan Club president Larry Rodriguez...

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Freshman distance runner Cosmas Boit, along Anthony Rotich, Abiola Onakoya and Daniel Tarango, earned gold in the distance medley relay.

Usual suspects find success at Drake Relays

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

After a successful showing at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, the Miners are less than three weeks away from the Conference USA outdoor championships. After a rocky start to the outdoor season, both men and women showed promise over the weekend...

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UTEP’s student section, full of the Miner Maniacs at a men’s basketball game against Rice on Feb. 1.

UTEP sports provide entertainment for students

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

Some people who attend an athletic event want more than to just be entertained. They want to root for a certain team, understand the dynamics of each athlete and ultimately analyze the game. Others, go to athletic events for the atmosphere, the poetry...

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Junior oufielder Ashley Eldridge observes the ball pass on its way to the plate.

Final home series ends on a bitter note

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

The UTEP softball team concluded their last home series April 27, as the Miners fell to the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners in two of the three games played. With two setbacks against UTSA, postseason play is now out of reach for the Miners. They will...

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