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Miners take on conference leader Louisiana Tech

Miners take on conference leader Louisiana Tech

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter January 29, 2014

On a four game winning streak and coming off a 19 point routing of UTSA. No time is better than now for the Miners to take on Conference USA leader Louisiana Tech. At 17-4 (5-1 in Conference USA) the Bulldogs are at the top of the standings, along...

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High hopes. Pun intended

High hopes. Pun intended

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor January 28, 2014

The Broncos and the Seahawks had the best record in their conference and are deservingly facing each other in the Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2. Both teams are very different from each other and that’s what makes this game so attractive. They both...

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Men’s 4x4 relay members Abiola Onakoya (left) and Carnell Horn (right) warmup at the Kidd Field.

Strong start for track and field

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter January 28, 2014

The UTEP track and field team has started their indoor season on a bright  note. Their individual accomplishments have also earned them many gold medals. At the beginning of the season, the men’s squad were ranked 22nd nationally. The men’s...

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New tennis head coach Myriam Sopel came in to replace Mark Roberts.

Déjà Vu for new head coach Myriam Sopel

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter January 28, 2014

One constant in sports is change. In the waning moments before the start of the 2014 spring season, UTEP’s women’s tennis head coach Mark Roberts jumped ship. After a little more than a year at UTEP, Roberts is now an assistant coach at Southern Methodist...

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Sophomore guard Jenzel Nash is the second leading scorer for the Miners averaging 12.1 points per game..

Miners aiming for third straight win

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor January 28, 2014

The UTEP women’s basketball team (15-4) will take on the Marshall Thundering Herd (7-11) on Jan. 29 as they try to make it three wins in a row. After a disappointing loss at home against Charlotte, the Miners seem to have found their footing once...

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Miners handle Roadrunners 81-62

Miners handle Roadrunners 81-62

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter January 25, 2014

The UTEP men’s basketball team won their fourth in a row as they defeated the UTSA Roadrunners 81-62. Head coach Tim Floyd his 400th victory as a college basketball coach. The Miners had four players in double figures junior forward Julian Washburn...

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Miners begin three game home stand Saturday against UTSA

Miners begin three game home stand Saturday against UTSA

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter January 23, 2014

Coming off two big road wins against Middle Tennessee State and Alabama Birmingham, the Miners are back home looking to make it four straight conference wins on Saturday against the Texas San Antonio Roadrunners. The Miners four game conference win...

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UTEP storms back to defeat Golden Eagles in overtime

UTEP storms back to defeat Golden Eagles in overtime

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter January 22, 2014

The UTEP women’s basketball team used a big second half rally to complete their biggest comeback win in school history against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. The Miners scored 58 points in the second half to tie the game at 76 and force...

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UTEP, along with Southern Mississippi and UTSA, are three of the seven schools with a 2-2 record in Conference USA.

Seeking to bounce back

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter January 21, 2014

After a 13-2 start this season, the UTEP women’s basketball team lost two straight contests. First, at the hands of Middle Tennessee State on the road on Jan. 15 and to Charlotte on Jan. 18 at the Don Haskins. On Jan. 15, the Miners took on preseason...

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Turning a negative into a positive

Turning a negative into a positive

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter January 21, 2014

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or you don’t care for UTEP basketball, you have heard about the three UTEP basketball players who were kicked off the team for gambling on athletic events. At first glance, it seems like that’s the new...

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Willms started in UTEP’s wins  over MTSU and UAB. He is averaging 5.2 points per game.

Willms aims for new heights

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter January 21, 2014

You might not catch him on the court all the time, but it is hard to walk on campus and not notice a 7-foot Canadian on your way to class. Freshman Matt Willms stands 7 feet, 1 inch and when he is on the court he definitely plays like it. This particular...

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Juniors Martin Simonsen and Jacob Loya will likely make the five man squad for the Arizona Intercollegiate, which takes .place Jan. 27-28.

Arizona Intercollegiate opens spring season

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter January 21, 2014

With the second half of the season approaching, the UTEP men’s golf team is preparing for the Arizona Intercollegiate tournament to be held Jan. 27 and 28 in Tucson, Ariz. This is the first year the tournament will be held at the Sewailo Golf Club....

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