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The good, the  bad and the ugly of the 2013  football season

The good, the bad and the ugly of the 2013 football season

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter December 3, 2013

  As the UTEP football team season came to an end with another loss on Nov. 30 in Murfreesboro, Tenn. against Middle Tennessee State, it would be an understatement to say that this season has been more than disappointing. Optimism probably...

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The Miners have began their 2013-14 season with six straight victories and have won those games with a 29-point margin average

Creating a new level of expectations

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter December 3, 2013

Under the tutelage of head coachKeitha Adams, the fans of El Paso have been subjected to many fast starts from the UTEP women’s basketball team. Although the season is still early, the Miners have already gone into the record books for women’s basketball. Through...

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Senior linebacker Horace Miller (right) celebrates after getting a safety against Florida International on Nov. 16

Seniors ready to continue life after football

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter December 3, 2013

When you walk around campus and see the towering athletes in sweats you might forget that they’re also students. The football team has more student-athletes than any other sport at UTEP and most of the seniors on this year’s football team will...

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Xitlati Herrera was part of the UTEP team for three years. She has also played for the Mexican national team.

Xitlali Herrera concludes her run as a Miner

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter December 3, 2013

Senior middle blocker Xitlali Herrera has concluded her collegiate career in the U.S., after three years of playing for the Miners. While at UTEP, Herrera was a member of the Mexico’s national team and she also earned All-Conference USA in 2011, 2012...

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UTEP finished its first season under new head coach Holly Watts 14-14, 7-7 in Conference USA.

A learning experience in the first year under Watts

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter December 3, 2013

The first season of volleyball under new head coach Holly Watts ended with a 14-14 record for the Miners. The new era of UTEP volleyball finished in the first round of the Conference USA Championships after a ninth-place finish in conference. Watts...

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Kristene Vitola suffered an ACL injury last year and came back to play one more season.

Vitola coming back for more

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor December 3, 2013

Senior center Kristine Vitola decided to return for another season with UTEP after suffering a season-ending ACL injury last season against Arizona State. Vitola graduated in May with a business management degree and could have simply just moved on...

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The Miners have began their 2013-14 season with six straight victories and have won those games with a 29-point margin average

UTEP beats Texas State for third-best start in school history

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter November 30, 2013

  Senior forward Kayla Thornton led the UTEP women's basketball team with 17 points and nine rebounds to take down the Texas State Bobcats 73-60. UTEP led by 18 at the half, but the Bobcats who came into the game riding a four-game losing streak,...

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Miners use big second half to top Bears

Miners use big second half to top Bears

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter November 27, 2013

  Despite trailing Northern Colorado 24-21 and being outrebounded by the Bears 31-10 at the half, the Miners used a big second half to defeat the Bears 63-40. The last time the Miners trailed at halftime was March 14 last season in the Conference...

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Keitha Adams signs two more for 2014-15 season

Keitha Adams signs two more for 2014-15 season

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor November 26, 2013

A high school senior (Marta Miscenko) and a junior-college member (Rudiane Eduardo) have signed national letters of intent to attend school and compete with the UTEP women’s basketball team for the 2014-15 season, head coach Keitha Adams revealed Monday....

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UTEP men’s basketball will face the Tennessee Volunteers on Nov. 28 in the first of three stiff games for the Miners in the Battle 4 Atlantis.

Miners off to the Bahamas

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter November 26, 2013

  The UTEP men’s basketball team will embark on their biggest non-conference tournament in recent history from Nov. 28-30. The Miners will be heading to Paradise Island, Bahamas to take part in the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament. The Tournament...

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UTEP will face Middle Tennessee State on the road, on the final game of the first season under Sean Kugler.

Football team ends season against Blue Raiders

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter November 26, 2013

The UTEP football season will come to an end on Nov. 30, as the Miners take on the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Whether they win or lose, with their 2-9 record, the Miners have been out of any bowl consideration for the...

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Junior point guard Stacie Telles is the second leading scorer for UTEP. She started her first game for UTEP against Northern Arizona on Nov. 22.

Women’s basketball find new local talent in Telles

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor November 26, 2013

  The women’s basketball team has found in junior point guard Stacie Telles a new local gem to help them carry the load on offense. Telles, who is a Burges High School graduate, transferred to UTEP from New Mexico Junior College for this...

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