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Miners game sold out!

Miners game sold out!

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor April 2, 2014

As of 10:10 a.m., the UTEP women’s basketball team’s WNIT Final Four game against South Dakota State in the Don Haskins Center is sold out. It is the first sellout of a UTEP women's basketball game and the first sellout of a Miner basketball game...

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Athletes go through many hours of conditioning before being ready to compete.

Trainers crucial for student athletes

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter April 1, 2014

Besides the occasional student-athlete in class or the occasional football or basketball game that students attend, most do not know the amount of training student-athletes have to dedicate themselves to, other than the actual strength coaches. Assistant...

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Recreation Center, best tool to keep in shape

Recreation Center, best tool to keep in shape

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter April 1, 2014

By Luis Barrio The Prospector Some students have claimed it “a home away from home.” The Student Recreation Center offers a place for students to get away from the stress and pressures of exams, papers and midterms. The $32-million tri-level...

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Freshman midfielder/forward Nicole Lindsay is one of the players receiving more playing time after the departure of five seniors.

Spring season begins with victory over Arizona State

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor April 1, 2014

The UTEP women’s soccer team returned to action as they opened their spring season at University Field on March 29 and faced the Arizona State Sun Devils. This game was the first of six exhibition games the Miners will play this spring as they gear...

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Senior Marie Leblond  hits a forehand against the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks on March 29 at the UTEP Tennis Complex.

Miners bounce back with pair of victories

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter April 1, 2014

Coming off back-to-back home losses on March 22-23, the UTEP women’s tennis team bounced back with a pair of wins on Saturday, March 29 against Louisiana-Monroe and Western New Mexico. The Miners started the day off against Louisiana-Monroe and defeated...

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UTEP takes down Washington, moves on to WNIT Final Four

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 31, 2014

In front of a record setting crowd of 10,227 fans, the UTEP Miners women’s basketball team defeated the Washington Huskies 70-63 to advance to women’s NIT final four. Seniors forward Kayla Thornton and center Kristine Vitola both contributed double-doubles...

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Kelli Willingham attempts a layup up over Buffs defender Arielle Roberson.

UTEP takes down Colorado 68-60 to advance to WNIT quarterfinals

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter March 28, 2014

Led by the winningest class in program’s history, the UTEP Miners came out firing in all cylinders as they secured their spot in the WNIT quarterfinals. The magnitude of the spirit, intensity and home crowd all contributed UTEP’s 68-60 over the...

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Learning to cope with adversity

Learning to cope with adversity

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 25, 2014

It goes without saying that the 2013-14 season was a crazy one for the UTEP men’s basketball team. They have gone through any and every situation and in no sense of the word has their season been a typical one. “We overcame a lot of things,”...

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Thornton finishes as the best in schools history

Thornton finishes as the best in school’s history

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 25, 2014

Players come and go—it’s a cyclical process that happens every four years in collegiate sports. There are fan favorites and good players that come along, but senior forward Kayla Thornton is one of those players who comes along once in a lifetime. “It’s...

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UTEP swept by North Texas, fall to tenth place

UTEP swept by North Texas, fall to tenth place

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter March 25, 2014

UTEP was riding the momentum of a three-game sweep March 15 and 16 against Louisiana Tech, coming into the three-game home series against North Texas. This Mean Green team was at the top of the Conference USA standings. The Miners dropped all three...

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Miners fall to Lobos, Aggies

Miners fall to Lobos, Aggies

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 25, 2014

On March 22-23, the UTEP women’s tennis team fell short during a rivalry weekend. On March 22 the Miners lost to No. 66 New Mexico, and on March 23, New Mexico State beat the Miners by the slimmest of margins. Despite good individual play over the...

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Outdoor season opens with Springtime Meet

Outdoor season opens with Springtime Meet

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 25, 2014

Coming off a successful indoor season for both the men’s and women’s track and field team, the Miners hosted their first outdoor meet — the UTEP Springtime Meet at Kidd Field. The UTEP Springtime Meet is considered more of a warm-up event to...

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