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UTEP women’s basketball team has won the last six games and will seek to make it eight.

Miners prepare for crucial visits to Old Dominion, North Texas

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter February 11, 2014

After a successful sixth-straight win on Feb. 8, the UTEP women’s basketball team is on the road again to face the Old Dominion Monarchs and the North Texas Mean Green Eagles on Feb. 15 and Feb. 19, respectively. At this point in time, the Miners...

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Patricia Flores known as Miss Pat has been attending UTEP games since the late 1980s.

The most loyal and dedicated Miners fan

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter February 11, 2014

Florida International’s women’s basketball team is being introduced in the starting lineups. As the PA announcer calls out each player’s name, everyone in the surrounding sections knows what follows. “Who?!” is what longtime UTEP fan Patricia...

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Kino Sports Complex in Tucson will host the Chihuahuas’ first four home games.

Students react to baseball stadium opening delay

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor February 11, 2014

MountainStar Sports Group recently announced their decision to postpone the opening day of the new downtown ballpark from April 11 to April 28, a decision that was not very well received among El Pasoans and students at UTEP. “I was really excited...

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Miners use big second half to tame Golden Panthers

Miners use big second half to tame Golden Panthers

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter February 8, 2014

UTEP pulled away in the second half with old school three point plays to secure the win against Florida International 83-62, to make it six straight wins for the Miners. Coming into the game, both teams feature two of the best players in Conference...

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Miners end on 16-5 run to defeat Louisiana Tech

Miners end on 16-5 run to defeat Louisiana Tech

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter February 5, 2014

The Miners battled in a tough dogfight tonight and used crucial last minute stops to defeat the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters by a score of 85-75 for a fifth straight win. Despite winning the turnover margin and outrebounding the Lady Techsters, the...

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UTEP soccer announces 2014 recruiting class

UTEP soccer announces 2014 recruiting class

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor February 5, 2014

UTEP head soccer coach Kevin Cross announced the signing of seven players to national letters of intent on Wednesday. “UTEP Soccer is very excited to add seven talented new players to our UTEP Soccer family,” head coach Kevin Cross said. “I would...

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Early Cleveland High School graduate Sterling Napier is already enrolled at UTEP and working with the team. Sterling was recruited as a tight end.

UTEP football signs 23 for 2014 season.

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor February 5, 2014

Today head football coach Sean Kugler announced the 2014 recruiting class at the Larry K. Durham Center. UTEP signed a total of 23 players for the 2014 season. The recruiting class consists of 20 high school players and three junior college transfers....

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Javier Cortez, staff reporter

The seven stages of grief: Super Bowl XLVIII

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter February 4, 2014

Unless you are a Seahawks fan, Super Bowl XLVIII was a complete and utter disaster. Days removed from it now, I still find the outcome hard to believe. I can only imagine what it feels like for anyone associated with the Denver Broncos. I will admit I...

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UTEP has won their last six conference games. They have won 11 of 12 games and are tied with Southern Miss in first place of conference.

Fighting to remain on top

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter February 4, 2014

For the second time this season, the Miners are heading to the road to play back-to-back away games. The Miners will be in action against East Carolina, followed by Old Dominion on Feb. 6  and Feb. 8 respectively. “East Carolina is very good,”...

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Sports Editor

No love for women’s sports in El Paso

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor February 4, 2014

The UTEP women’s basketball team under Keitha Adams has formed a winning tradition over the years and this year has not been the exception. The Miners currently have a 17-4 record and a 68-18 record during the past three seasons, making them thus...

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Sophomore guard Cameasha Turner is averging 5.7 points per game this season.

Turner working well with new mindset

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter February 4, 2014

In college you must grow and adapt to change, which sums up junior Cameasha Turner’s first two years at UTEP. Starting out her freshman year on the bench for the women’s basketball team, to becoming a full-time starter was not an easy transition....

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Softball begins new era under Echo-Hawk

Softball begins new era under Echo-Hawk

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter February 4, 2014

Athletic Director Bob Stull announced in May 2013, that Kathleen and James Rodriguez would no longer be head coaches of the UTEP softball program. Now the program is under the direction of Tobin Echo-Hawk, who was introduced as head coach in June 2013. “It’s...

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