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Tulsa hands UTEP second straight loss

Tulsa hands UTEP second straight loss

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter February 28, 2014

It was a bitter ending tonight in the regular season home finale for the UTEP seniors, forward John Bohannon and Tyler Tafoya. The Miners tried but too many turnovers in the game resulted in a 60-65 game to the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes. It’s the...

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Miners close home schedule with win over UTSA

Miners close home schedule with win over UTSA

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter February 26, 2014

In an emotional senior night, the UTEP women’s basketball team defeated the Texas San Antonio Roadrunners 78-65 at the Don Haskins Center. Tonight’s game was the last regular season home game for seniors, forward Kayla Thornton, center Kristine Vitola...

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UTEP to rematch UTSA on senior night

UTEP to rematch UTSA on senior night

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor February 25, 2014

The UTEP women’s basketball team will have its final regular season home game on Feb. 26 when it faces the Texas San Antonio Roadrunners for the second time in the season. The game will be the last regular season home game that seniors Kayla Thornton,...

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UTEP, ranked No. 12 nationally is the overwhelming favorite to win the Conference USA indoor track and field championships.

Conference championship in sight

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter February 25, 2014

Finishing second in the Conference USA Championships is not a goal for the UTEP men’s track and field team, they want to win it all. This week the Miners are heading to Birmingham, Ala. to compete in the conference indoor championships on Feb. 28 and...

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Sophomore hurdler/jumper Bria Love practices the 60-meter dash with hurdles at Kidd Field.

Women’s track and field aiming for solid performance

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter February 25, 2014

While the UTEP men are heavily favored to win the conference championship. The women’s track and field team is in a very competitive field of schools and individual opponents. With defending indoor champion Central Florida gone, the winner’s circle...

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Senior Rebecca Calvillo hits a back-hand slice against Southern Mississippi on Feb. 23

Victories give tennis team a boost before road games

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter February 25, 2014

This past weekend the UTEP tennis team went 2-1 in their last home stand until late March. The Miners came up short on Feb. 22 against the Abilene Christian Wildcats, losing 5-2, but bounced back on Feb. 23 against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles...

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Freshman pitcher Taylor Grohmann strikes out a career high six batters against Incarnate Word on Feb. 23.

Challenging week ahead for Miners

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor February 25, 2014

The UTEP softball team will have a challenging week, as they will take on nationally ranked Arizona and Washington, in addition to Pacific, San Jose State and Cal State Bakersfield. After a rough 1-9 start to their season, UTEP claimed five-straight...

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UTEP downs East Carolina 81-74

UTEP downs East Carolina 81-74

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter February 22, 2014

The UTEP women’s basketball team defeated the East Carolina Pirates 81-74 and climbed to second place in Conference USA only behind Middle Tennessee State. Sophomore guard Jenzel Nash called it the most physical game of the year. In their bout versus...

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UTEP rifle takes down No. 17 Nevada

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor February 21, 2014

The No. 20 UTEP rifle team defeated 17th-ranked Nevada, 4528-4526, to kick off its six-day stay for NCAA Qualifying in Fairbanks, Alaska on Feb. 20. Freshman Rachael Schoenrock led the way for the Miners with an aggregate of 1144 (567-577). That...

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Junior point guard C.J. Cooper has scored more than 10 points per game in eight of the last nine Miners games.

Crucial road trip for Miners

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter February 18, 2014

The Miners who are currently on a three-way tie in the lead in Conference USA, will have two crucial road games that could determine their fate   come selection sunday on March 16. Conference USA may have a chance to send two schools to the NCAA Tournament....

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Junior distance runner Anthony Rotich set the 11th fastest time on the nation at Husky Classic

Runners make progress before conference championships

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter February 18, 2014

It seems that wherever UTEP track and field goes, they find success. The men and women both had success in Seattle, Wash. at the Husky Classic and the Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. on Feb. 14-15. The distance runners competed in the Husky...

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Tennis grab important pair of wins at home

Tennis grab important pair of wins at home

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter February 18, 2014

If there is one thing the UTEP women’s tennis team is good at, it is playing at home. The Miners improved their home-winning streak to eight, with a 6-1 win over Northern Arizona on Feb. 14 and a 6-1 win over Lamar on Feb. 16. With the back-to-back...

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