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Former Fresno State quarterback Zack Greenlee will be added to the Miners’ quarterback mix.

Miners snag Fresno transfer Zach Greenlee

Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor June 6, 2016

Ex-Fresno State quarterback Zack Greenlee was presented by the UTEP football program officially on Monday, June 6. Greenlee will join the quarterback core as a graduate transfer with two years of remaining eligibility. Greenlee announced in mid April...

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Junior defender Alexa Bain blacks the shot from Eastern New Mexico forward Erin McAnarney on Saturday, April 23.

Soccer finishes spring season strong

Christopher Pinones, Staff Reporter April 26, 2016

The Miners’ soccer team ended their spring season with another impressive victory Saturday afternoon, April 23, as they defeated Eastern New Mexico 4-0. This marked their sixth and final win of the spring exhibition season. Throughout the seven games...

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Quarterback Kavika Johnson led the quarterback core by completing 10 of 22 passes for 66 yards and one interception.

Defense shines while offense stumbles in spring game

Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor April 19, 2016

The Miners’ football team finished their spring training season on Friday, April 16, with their annual spring game. This game may have left more questions than answers for the UTEP offense that struggled to move the ball against a revamped defense....

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Bri Thomas scored the go-ahead goal against the Arizona Wildcats on Sunday, April 18.

UTEP soccer stunts PAC-12 teams

Christopher Pinones, Staff Reporter April 19, 2016

The UTEP Miners’ spring exhibition games ended successfully over the weekend, making their presence felt against two PAC-12 teams and showcasing their strengths on the field. The Miners (5-1 exhibition) had an impressive 2-0 win over Arizona State...

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Running back TK Powell evades a Louisinana Tech defender. Powell rushed for 150-yards against the Bulldogs.

TK Powell emerges as key weapon for offense

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter April 12, 2016

Once a walk-on football player, to having a break out game with 150-yards: that is the fast-forward journey of sophomore running back TK Powell. This spring, Powell is vying for the second place spot on the depth chart behind standout running back Aaron...

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The 2-3 zone takeover

Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor April 5, 2016

HOUSTON — After the Villanova Wildcats were embarrassed by the Oklahoma Sooners on Dec. 7, 2015 (78-55), it seemed as if head coach Jay Wright and his squad had a sour taste from the devastating loss. During the rematch on April 2 between the two teams...

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Danielle Pearson winds the pitch against UTSA. The women’s softball has won eight of their last nine conference games.

Softball falls to the Roadrunners

Christopher Piñones, Staff Reporter April 5, 2016

The Miners fell to UTSA 10-5 on Sunday, April 3, after winning eight-straight conference games. Although they lost to the Roadrunners, the Miners were able to win two games in the series against UTSA, which secured a first-place spot for the Miners in...

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Senior guard Cameasha Turner tears up after the Miners fell to the Oregon Ducks, 71-67 in the elite eight of the Women’s NIT.

Miners fall in elite eight round against Oregon

Juan Carlos Navarette, Staff Reporter March 29, 2016

The quest for the final four in the Women’s National Invitational Tournament ended abruptly for the Miners as they fell to the Oregon Ducks 71-67. UTEP losing to the Ducks marks the first time the Miners lost at home this year.  They had gone 19-0...

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UTEP football players at training camp.

Spring football commences

Juan Carlos Navarette, Staff Reporter March 22, 2016

The Miners’ football off-season activities in preparation for the 2016 fall season has started with the first week of spring football practices coming to a close. The week featured new faces, experimental schemes and hard hits. Spring practices will...

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Miners women’s softball lost two back to back games against Missouri, 15-4 and 11-0, on Monday, March 21.

Softball falls in doubleheader against Missouri

Christopher Piñones, Staff Reporter March 22, 2016

The Miners lost two games in a row to the 15th nationally ranked Missouri Tigers on Monday, March 21 at the Helen of Troy softball field after coming off three straight wins over the weekend against Louisiana Tech. Although the Miners struggled against...

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UTEP defeats UTSA 81-74 to move on to the Conference USA tournament.

Miners skin Roadrunners on senior night

Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor March 5, 2016

Earvin Morris ended his senior season at the Don Haskins with a monstrous night - shooting nine-for-13 from the field, three 3-pointers and ending with 23 points in the Miners’ 81-74 victory over UTSA. The Miners (18-13, 10-8 Conference USA)...

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Running back Aaron Jones arrested for alleged DWI

Running back Aaron Jones arrested for alleged DWI

Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor March 2, 2016

In a recent release from the El Paso court’s records, Miners’ football standout Aaron Jones was arrested for suspicion of DWI on Feb. 10. According to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office complaint affidavit per the El Paso Times, a deputy spotted...

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