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Lynn Williams and Alex Morgan are both on the 2023 U.S. Women’s World Cup roster.

Does the USWNT stand a chance in this upcoming world cup?

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief June 28, 2023

With the FIFA Women’s World Cup happening next month, teams have begun to release their team rosters to prepare anticipation for the upcoming games. Being favored to win this upcoming World Cup, all eyes were on their roster announcement as the United...

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On June 15th, the soccer semifinals nations men’s league for the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) was played.

USA vs. Mexico: A Red Card for Conduct

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor/Reporter June 23, 2023

On June 15th, the soccer semifinals nations men’s league for the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) was played. Mexico against its all-time rival, USA was set to play in the Allegiant Stadium located...

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Students practice throwing punches at the Teen Boxing and Conditioning camp hosted by UTEP June 7 at Memorial Gym.

UTEP youth boxing camp for teens

Nicholas Maes, Sports Editor June 21, 2023

Over the years, UTEP has hosted numerous camps for the El Paso youth, attracting families to enroll their kids. The camps are in all areas of interest, from math to engineering, music, art, and even athletics.   The Teen Boxing and Conditioning camp...

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(Left to right) Strategic communications graduate assistant and former student athlete Lilliana Valdespino, UTEP cheerleader Natalie Nunez, and UTEP football player Chase Bibler.

‘Scoring’ outside the playing field

Marco Hinojosa, Audience and Engagement Editor May 10, 2023

Everyone faces the difficulty of figuring out life post-graduation, athletes are no exception. Life after graduation is always portrayed as something bleak and worrisome, but that is not always the case.   Athletes mix the lifestyles of academics and...

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Senior guard Erin Wilson says that with the new coaching staff coming in, hopefully they will get a championship ring.  The Prospector Archives

What about the women’s 2022-2023 basketball season?

Nicholas Maes, Contributor May 9, 2023

The 2022-23 women’s basketball season proved to be an eventful one as the Miners beat a ranked opponent for the first time in 25 years and only the second time in program history. The women began their season with a five-game winning streak, only getting...

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 The UTEP Dance team placed first at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) D1-A Spirit Rally National Championship Friday, April 7, in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Dance team ends season at the top

Prospector Staff Report May 9, 2023

The UTEP Dance team placed first at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) D1-A Spirit Rally National Championship Friday, April 7, in Daytona Beach, Florida. The NDA has been in place since 1976 and has facilitated competitions from elementary cheer groups...

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The El Paso Chihuahuas baseball team has won seven games and lost 14, with an average of eight games behind. They also have the lowest winning percentage rate of .333 percent. Photo courtesy of El Paso Chihuahuas

Chihuahuas’ mixed start to season

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor May 8, 2023

This spring has brought back the offerings fans love from jumbo hot dogs to colorful in-game fireworks, and if you are a fan in the El Paso community, then you are more familiar with The El Paso Chihuahuas baseball team.   The team has played 25 games...

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Senior spotlight: Isabel Brooks

Katrina Villarreal, Multimedia Editor May 8, 2023

Rifle team member Isabel Brooks is originally from Houston, Texas and decided to attend UTEP for the rifle team. Brooks is a senior mechanical engineering major and will be graduating this spring and has been named apart of the Top 10 Senior in that department....

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Senior golfer Andrea Ostos juggles being an athlete, a student and occasionally running her small home bakery. Photo courtesy of UTEP Athletics

Andrea Ostos’ ‘fairway’ to international success

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor May 8, 2023

Editor’s note: This is the final part of a three-part series featuring student-athletes from the Mexican State of Chihuahua.  Between playing golf, attending classes at UTEP and occasionally running her own small home bakery, senior golfer Andrea...

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Despite the language barrier, Ovalle has spent time as a kid in El Paso and loves the city and culture.

Paving her path in the sand: Marian Ovalle

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor April 21, 2023

Editor’s note: This article is the second part to a three-part series featuring student-athletes from the Mexican State of Chihuahua. Through thick and thin, UTEP beach volleyball player Marian Ovalle has seen quite a bit, thanks to her involvement...

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(Left to right) Iszac Henig, Lia Thomas, and Schuyler Bailar are all transgender swimmers who take HRT, hormone replacement therapy, as part of gender transition. Photo courtesy of Iszac Henig/ Wikipedia Commons

Is there a nationwide attack on transgender athletes in the US?

Erik Acosta, Staff Reporter April 19, 2023

Breaking NCAA records, taking home Olympic medals and being recognized by ESPN and other high-end networks is just a few achievements transgender athletes have been accomplishing for the past few years as many have been paving their way into the sports...

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The Prospector’s Student-Athlete of the month: Serena Patterson

Katrina Villarreal, Multimedia Editor April 19, 2023

From being a part of the indoor volleyball team to the beach volleyball team, Serena Patterson has seen and done it all. Patterson is on her way to earning her master’s degree in leadership studies.   Patterson began her career at UTEP with...

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