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The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Guard Zid Powell attempts to shoot a scoring basket.

UTEP Men’s basketball starts the season 3-0 after a win against UCSB

Sofia Sierra, Staff Reporter December 1, 2023

Editor’s Note: This recap is not the most recent game for the UTEP Miners Men’s Basketball. With the UTEP Miners 2023 basketball season underway, the Don Haskins Stadium has been lively due to the crowd’s energy. Filled with silence…’The...

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The Miners finished the battle with three of four members being ranked in the top 10 individuals of the competition.

UTEP rifle concludes fall season with loss to OSU

Marco Hinojosa, Audience & Engagement Editor November 29, 2023

The UTEP women’s rifle team concluded their fall season with multiple matches against the Ohio State University Buckeyes at the UTEP Rifle Range.  UTEP welcomed the Buckeyes rifle team for a two-day showdown at the Military Science building.    To...

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The Miners finished its regular season with 21 wins and a winning percentage of .700, the second highest percentage in the Ben Wallis era.

UTEP volleyball receives coveted NIVC postseason invitation

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor November 28, 2023

After falling in the second round of the Conference USA Tournament, the UTEP Volleyball team has found life in another postseason tournament after receiving an invitation to play in the National Invitational Volleyball Championship (NIVC).  The Miners...

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Wranglers player celebrates as he scores a goal

The Rhinos break ice before freezing up for two weekend games

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter November 28, 2023

The El Paso Rhinos recently battled the Amarillo Wranglers out on the ice in two back-to-back Thanksgiving weekend games.   Even in the endless cold of the stadium, fans were able to band together to cheer on the Rhinos in an exciting showcase at...

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Head Coach Dana Dimel, speaks to the team after the conclusion of the game against FIU Nov. 19.

UTEP football parts ways with Dana Dimel after six seasons with the Miners

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor November 26, 2023

The UTEP Miners football team (3-9, C-USA 2-6) closed its disappointing season, led by Head Coach Dana Dimel, with a final loss to No. 22 ranked and undefeated Liberty University (12-0, C-USA 8-0) Saturday afternoon.  The next day, UTEP Athletics decided...

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Forward Calvin Solomon looks for a teammate to pass the ball to.

UTEP basketball defeat APSU Governors

Nicholas Maes, Contributor/Reporter November 24, 2023

Editor's Note: This recap is not the most recent game for the UTEP Miners Men's Basketball. The Miners (4-0) have done it again, taking a win over Austin Peay (2-2) Nov. 17, in the first game of the SoCal Challenge tournament. The game was heated from...

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Outside hitter/middle blocker Alianza Darley celebrates a score with her teammates.

UTEP puts out the fire with two wins against Liberty University ahead of final matchup

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter November 17, 2023

UTEP Women's Volleyball accomplished many achievements during its battle against the Liberty University Flames in the season finale doubleheader. The Miners successfully extinguished the fire in the two matches held at Memorial Gym.  Both games were...

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The Bad Santas compete against the Naughty Elves, Nov. 11.

Rolling for Tots: Skating into the spirit of giving

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor/Reporter November 16, 2023

As the thunderous roar of wheels on the rink echoed through the arena, the spirited members of the El Paso roller derby team strapped on their festive gear, gearing up not just for a thrilling tournament but to also raise funds for Toys for Tots in a...

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Tae Hardy takes flight at the Don.

UTEP basketball shuts out USAO Drovers; sets school scoring record

Nicholas Maes, Contributor/Reporter November 13, 2023

UTEP men’s basketball (2-0) faced off against the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) Drovers (2-1) Nov. 9 at the Don Haskins Center, bringing home the second win of the season, with a final score of 123-72.   The win over USAO was...

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Senior Derick Hamilton, majoring in multidisciplinary studies, has found a new home in El Paso, moving from his hometown of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

UTEP’s Adhel Tac and Derick Hamilton on breaking barriers and scoring dreams

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter November 10, 2023

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in America, and there are many young hopefuls who are working to be the next big thing in the industry. Some can even be found right here at UTEP. From adjusting to an unfamiliar environment to keeping in touch...

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Homecoming queen of the court

Itzel Giron, Editor-In-Chief November 9, 2023

As homecoming week ended Sunday, Nov. 5, there is one person who, although was not labelled as “Homecoming Queen”, surely wears the title.  UTEP Women’s Basketball Had Coach Keitha Adams, returned “home” to hopefully take the Miners to another...

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UTEP men’s basketball coach Joe Golding on ‘flipping the script’

Nicholas Maes, Contributor/Reporter November 8, 2023

Ahead of the upcoming season, UTEP men’s basketball head coach Joe Golding is making sure the team is ready for a comeback. After a season that didn’t go as planned with a young team last year, Golding and the Miners are coming back harder and stronger...

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