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Redshirt freshman quarterback Ryan Metz has led a resurgent Miner offense in the last two weeks.

Miners ready for battled tested UTSA Roadrunners

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter September 29, 2015

With the Miners 27-17 victory over Incarnate Word, their record now stands at 2-2. Their eyes are set on moving up in the standings in the Conference USA West division, which has three other teams in front of the Miners at 2-2. This Saturday, Oct. 3,...

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Homecoming celebration reflects on UTEP athletics great feats

Adrian Broaddus, Staff Reporter September 29, 2015

From the roots of the Border Conference, 1935-1961, to the stomping grounds of the Western Athletic Conference, 1962-2005, to present-day Conference USA, UTEP athletics carries a long list of triumphant athletes with major accomplishments. Compiling...

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Junior Nicole Lindsay gives an impromptu speech to her teammates at half time of their match against the Eastern Washington Eagles.

Miners up and down in weekend debut

Adrian Broaddus, Contributor August 25, 2015

The Miners have never started the season with an 0-2 record under head coach Kevin Cross and Sunday, Aug. 23 was no exception as the Miners defeated Abilene Christian, 1-0, with a game-winning header in the 80th minute by senior Captain Angela Cutaia....

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Junior college transfer Lee Moore shoots at the Foster Stevens Basketball Center during his first meeting with the El Paso media.

Moore sets sights on a championship

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter July 14, 2015

UTEP men’s basketball finished last season in a disappointing fashion. After missing out on a conference championship, the NCAA tournament, losing in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament and the departure of key players, head coach...

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Jallycia Pearson finished attempts to get over the bar during the high jump portion of the heptathlon of the C-USA Conference Championships at Kidd Field.

Jallycia Pearson, more than a hometown hero

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter June 23, 2015

When asked about Jallycia Pearson, the first thing that comes to UTEP track fans’ minds is hometown and crowd favorite–but there is much more to her than that. The senior heptathlon athlete is a conference champion, has competed at nationals and leaves...

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Samantha Hall, Rasmus Maukonen, Anthony Rotich and Jallycia Pearson will all compete at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

Track and field ready for nationals

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter June 9, 2015

Four members of the UTEP track and field team will be in Eugene, Ore- gon from July 10-13 to compete in the NCAA Outdoor Championships. The Miners travel to Eugene with a few fresh faces in sophomore Samantha Hall and freshman Rasmus Muakonen, along...

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Men’s basketball coach Tim Floyd announced the signing of Dominic Artis on Saturday, May 2.

Floyd takes a chance on Dominic Artis

Luis Gonzalez, Sports Editor May 5, 2015

On May 5, 2014 sophomore point guard Dominic Artis was suspended by the University of Oregon basketball program because of his involvement in a forcible rape investigation. Artis will be suiting up as a part of the UTEP men’s basketball team next season,...

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Senior outfielder Tahla Wade slides into home during a game at the Helen of Troy Softball Complex.

UTEP softball says goodbye to Tahla Wade

Jason Green, Staff Reporter May 5, 2015

Tahla Wade is a traveler. She travelled from Chicago to El Paso, found that she liked the campus and the local people, at least enough to call UTEP home for four years. This season she spent a lot of time traveling between first and second base. She...

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UTEP first baseman Courtney Clayton attempts to make a catch.

Softball just misses tournament berth

Jason Green, Staff Reporter May 5, 2015

It is almost a shame to even mention the fact that UTEP missed the Conference USA tournament for the fifth consecutive year. It makes the season sound as if it was a total loss. That is far from the truth. Although a 14-39 record would probably be frowned...

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The UTEP softball team lost the final of three games against Marshall, even though the game was stopped early and the score was tied at seven.

UTEP looks for revenge after controversy

Jason Green, Staff Reporter April 28, 2015

Heading into this Tuesday’s doubleheader with New Mexico State, the story line was already set up. The UTEP softball team had one very bad inning in Las Cruces and wound up losing 12-6 in March. The Miners are now seeking revenge in their last home...

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The UTEP track and field team will host the Twilight track meet on Friday, May 1 at Kidd Field.

UTEP hosts track meet under the lights

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter April 28, 2015

With the track and field season coming to an end, UTEP will host its third track meet of the year on Friday, May 1 at Kidd Field. The Twilight Meet will be the Miners’ final competition before the Conference USA Outdoor Championships. The Miners will...

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Women’s soccer kicks off spring season

Women’s soccer kicks off spring season

Luis Gonzalez, Sports Editor April 1, 2015

nce the UTEP women’s soccer team took the field. After the heartbreaking Conference USA Tournament loss in penalty kicks at the hands of Louisiana Tech, the Miners are back on the pitch for their spring season. Unlike the fall, there is no trophy on...

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