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The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Forward Calvin Solomon prepares to dunk during a game against McMurry.

UTEP men’s basketball ‘defeathered’ McMurry Warhawks in season opener

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter November 7, 2023

UTEP men's basketball 'defeathered’ McMurry Warhawks in a home game Monday night at the Don Haskins Stadium.  UTEP is undefeated against the Warhawks having won its previous six matchups since the 1971-72 season of Miners Basketball.   Right...

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Guard Veonce Powell dribbles past Western New Mexico Nov. 6.

Keitha Adams led Miners to dominate season opener victory over WNMU Mustangs

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor November 7, 2023

The UTEP women’s basketball team returned to the Don Haskins Center for its first regular season game of the season.   After a dominate exhibition win over New Mexico Highlands University Saturday, Oct. 28, the Miners hope to extend the team’s...

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Outside Hitter Torrance Lovsee and Defensive Specialist/Libero Madison Hill.

UTEP volleyball scares Chicago State with a win

Nicholas Maes, Contributor/Reporter November 6, 2023

UTEP volleyball (18-8, C-USA 9-5) has done it again, bringing in another win against Chicago State (11-7) Halloween night. This win marks 23 consecutive sets won by the Miners at Memorial Gym this season.   Halloween night is often marked by festive...

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Running Back Torrance Burgess Jr. runs across the field after catching the ball.

UTEP homecoming spirit keeps energy high in loss against the WKU Hilltoppers

Sofia Sierra, Staff Reporter November 5, 2023

Events, tailgates and pep rallies hyped up UTEP’s homecoming game against West Kentucky University (WKU) Hilltoppers (5-4). Unfortunately for the Miners, this game handed the team a loss, slimming the chance to participate in a post season bowl game.  First...

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The UTEP Miners won 37-34 against Sam Houston in Huntsville, Texas Wednesday, Oct. 25. Photo courtesy of UTEP Athletics

Victory far from home: UTEP takes win against SHU

Sofia Sierra, Staff Reporter November 5, 2023

Editor’s note: This sports brief was written prior to Saturday's loss to Western Kentucky University.  The UTEP football team (3-6, 2-3 C-USA) edged out the Sam Houston University Bearkats (SHU) (0-8, 0-5 C-USA) on the road Wednesday, Oct. 25. Facing...

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Guard Ivane Tensaie plays offense against the New Mexico Highlands Oct. 28.

UTEP Women’s Basketball victorious in exhibition game

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter November 2, 2023

As leaves begin to fall and the air becomes colder, many fans of sports will be pleased for return of the season of basketball.   The energy was vigorous on and off the court, with fans and players full of spirit for the start of Miners basketball.  UTEP...

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The partnership between the NFL and the American Cancer Society for Crucial Catch have raised about $27 million over the past ten years. Photo courtesy of Lenny Pichette

NFL’s crucial catch raises cancer awareness

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter November 2, 2023

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the NFL has partnered up with the American Cancer Society for Crucial Catch. Since 2009, the two organizations have paired up annually to raise funds in support for the fight against cancer, those currently battling...

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UTEP volleyball will play their first game on Halloween since 2014 and will be held at Memorial Gym at 6pm. Photo courtesy of UTEP athletics/The Prospector

Volleyball brings fright during upcoming Homecoming game

Joel Molina, Photographer October 27, 2023

Halloween brings the joys of trick-or-treating and pumpkin carving, many of which take place on Oct. 31. While those things on that day are fairly common, a volleyball game that looks to be full of spikes and kills is an added twist to an already spooky...

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Associate Head Cross Country Coach Mircea Bogdan and former student athlete has returned to UTEP.

Mircea Bogdan returns home to UTEP cross country

Nicholas Maes, Contributor/Reporter October 27, 2023

Mircea Bogdan completed his first regular season as associate head coach of UTEP cross country, just ahead of the C-USA XC Championships Oct. 28. Bogdan reflected on the journey that led him to where he is now.  Bogdan began his career at UTEP as...

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The previous Mexican record of 581 was held by Palafox as well.

UTEP Rifle coach breaks Mexican record and strives to fulfill lifelong dream

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor/Reporter October 25, 2023

In a triumphant return to the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) shooting range, UTEP Head Rifle Coach Andrea Palafox had her eye on the prize and set a record for Mexico at the 53rd ISSF World Cup held in Baku, Azerbaijan from Aug. 14 to...

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Sophomore setter Mattie Gant goes up for the ball.

UTEP volleyball sends LA Tech to the ‘doghouse’ in two home wins

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter October 24, 2023

UTEP volleyball went up against the Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs (LA Tech) (6-16, C-USA 1-9) in victorious fashion, as the Miners won both games at the Memorial Gym.  In both games, the Bulldogs had strong starts in the first sets. However,...

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Quarterback Cade McConnell signals the offense prior to the snap, during a game against NMSU.

NMSU Aggies defeat UTEP football in 100th Battle of I-10 rivalry game

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter October 23, 2023

UTEP Football (2-6, 1-3 C-USA) played one of the most historic and promoted games of the season against New Mexico State University (NMSU) (5-3, 3-1 C-USA). This was the 100th battle against I-10, continuing UTEP's long rivalry against the school.   Although...

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