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The UTEP football team defeated the Rice Owls this past Saturday for the first time in five years.

Miners look to get back to .500 on the road against Old Dominion

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter November 10, 2015

After a 24-21 home win against the Rice Owls this past Saturday, the UTEP football team will travel to Norfolk, Virginia, to take on Old Dominion on Nov. 14. The Miners and Old Dominion are both getting to the later part of the season with their bowl...

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Starr Breedlove looks to make an impact after sitting out

Starr Breedlove looks to make an impact after sitting out

Adrian Broaddus, Staff Reporter November 10, 2015

After sitting out an entire season last year because of the NCAA transfer rules, guard Starr Breedlove returns to the UTEP women’s basketball team this season. Spending her senior season in the Sun City, Breedlove will use her quick agility to add depth...

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Men’s team tops Cameron Aggies in exhibition opener 78-69

Adrian Broaddus, Staff Reporter November 3, 2015

Despite a stagnant, sloppy start, the UTEP men’s basketball team was able to slither past the Cameron Aggies 78-69 in their opening exhibition game.  Six players in total missed did not play in the game, along with head coach Tim Floyd who was not...

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The UTEP Football will look to win back-to-back games for the first time in four weeks.

Miners look for back-to-back wins against Southern Miss

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter October 27, 2015

The UTEP football team will be back on the road when they take on Southern Miss this Saturday, Oct. 31. The Miners are coming off a 27-17 win over Florida Atlantic University–their first conference win of the season.The Miners are 3-4 and 1-2 in Conference...

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The UTEP men’s basketball team showcased their talents in a 3-point shootout, dunk contest, and inter-squad scrimmage.

Guard play dazzles in Orange & White scrimmage

Adrian Broaddus, Staff Reporter October 27, 2015

In preparation for this season’s tip off, newcomers and returners of the UTEP men’s basketball team were able to show off their talents at the annual Orange vs. White scrimmage. The Orange squad, comprised of key players Hooper Vint, Dominic Artis...

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UTEP men’s basketball head coach Tim Floyd instructs freshman guard Tedric Johnson during a Monday practice.

Men’s basketball ready to excite in Orange and White Scrimmage

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor October 20, 2015

This Saturday, Oct. 24, the UTEP men’s basketball team will present itself to their El Paso fan base for the first time this season in their annual Orange and White scrimmage at the Don Haskins Center. With an offseason that has drawn plenty of headlines...

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The UTEP football team is looking for their first win in three weeks after coming off a bye week.

Miners look for first conference win after bye week

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter October 20, 2015

The UTEP football team will look to get their first win in three weeks this Saturday when they face the Florida Atlantic Owls at home.  The game against FAU will be the first game between these two programs in school history. “We are coming off a...

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Freshman goal keeper Alyssa Palacios five clean-sheets this season places her fourth all-time for the single-season shutouts.

Palacios making an impact as a freshman

Adrian Broaddus, Staff Reporter October 20, 2015

Flashback to Aug. 21, freshman goalkeeper Alyssa Palacios prepares to start her first college game against Eastern Washington. Head coach Kevin Cross came to Palacios and gave her the starting job. Timidly and nervously, she jogged on the field and faced...

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The UTEP football team is heading into their bye week after a 52-12 loss to the FIU Panthers in Miami this past Saturday.

Miners head into much needed bye week

Adrian Broaddus, Staff Reporter October 13, 2015

Following back-to-back grueling losses to the University of Texas at San Antonio and Florida International University, respectively, the UTEP football team finds themselves in a desperate rebuilding mode entering week seven of the season. Falling to 2-4...

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Sophomore outside hitter Coline Coessens leads the Miners in total attempts and kills.

Miners suffer big blow with loss of Coline Coessens

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor October 13, 2015

Over the weekend, the UTEP women’s volleyball team suffered their 13th loss of the season and dropped six games below .500. But the straight-set sweep handed out by the UTSA Roadrunners at Memorial Gym on Sunday was secondary to an even bigger loss...

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Miners look to bounce back against FIU after disappointing homecoming

Miners look to bounce back against FIU after disappointing homecoming

Adrian Broaddus, Staff Reporter October 6, 2015

After a frustrating 25-6 loss in their Conference USA home opener against the UTSA Roadrunners, UTEP football head coach Sean Kugler and the Miners will look to rally behind freshman quarterback Ryan Metz with the hope of breaking even on the road against...

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The UTEP women’s soccer team has an 8-4-2 overall record on the season.

Miners looking to build off three game road trip

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter October 6, 2015

The UTEP women’s soccer team is gearing up for their final road trip of the season, where they will face UTSA, LA Tech and Southern Miss. The Miners are 8-4-2 overall, and 1-1-2 in conference. They find themselves in ninth place in Conference USA,...

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