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Assayer of Student Opinion.

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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

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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Javier Cortez, staff reporter

Floyd needs to be recognized for his job

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter February 18, 2014

With the arrival of Tim Floyd in 2010 there were some pretty lofty expectations. None more saliva inducing than the first expectation brought on by Floyd himself in this first press conference as UTEP’s new head basketball coach. “I have not...

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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.

UTEP cruises past Florida International 84-71

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter February 15, 2014

After a heart breaking loss on Thursday, the Miners came back with a 84-71 win over the Florida International Golden Panthers in front of their biggest home crowd of the year at 11,176. Contrary to the game against Florida Atlantic, the Miners were...

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Bortley late three-pointer holds off Miners late rally

Bortley late three-pointer holds off Miners late rally

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter February 13, 2014

The wavelength of emotions went from unmitigated jubilance when junior guard C.J. Cooper hit the go-ahead three-pointer with 12 seconds remaining to a shocked, collapsed feeling of heartbreak when Florida Atlantic’s freshman guard Marquan Botley hit...

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UTEP medley relay dominated at the Texas A&M Invitational en route to a seventh place finish overall.

Track earns 7th place at Texas A&M Invitational

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter February 11, 2014

Even though the UTEP men’s and women’s track and field team finished in seventh place overall, the Miners showed individually just how good they are at one of the nation’s biggest stages, the Texas A&M Invitational, which took place Feb. 8-9. After...

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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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