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Miners hope to end losing streak with a homecoming win

Miners hope to end losing streak with a homecoming win

Daniel Mendez, Sports Editor October 2, 2018

The longest active losing streak in college football was extended to 17 games this past weekend when the UTEP football team lost to the UTSA Roadrunners 24-21 at the Alamodome. The Miners  (0-5, 0-1) are desperate for a win as they return home for...

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Senior point guard C.J. Cooper finishes the game with 17 points.

Miners bounce back, beat North Texas

Luis Gonzalez, Sports Editor March 5, 2015

Just a few days ago the UTEP men’s basketball team had a 24-point lead on the road that they let slip away. Tonight, back in El Paso, the Miners got up big on North Texas and never took the foot off the gas. With head coach Tim Floyd back on the sidelines...

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Running back Nathan Jeffery scores the first of his three touchdowns.

Miners become bowl eligible

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter November 16, 2014

  The Miners continue their quest for a bowl bid on Saturday at home against North Texas. The Miners who were 5-4 and 3-2 in conference were set for their game against a North Texas team who was 3-6 and 1-4 in conference. The Miners fired on...

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Miners fail to finish, lose to North Texas

Miners fail to finish, lose to North Texas

Luis Gonzalez, Copy Editor October 4, 2014

The UTEP Women’s Soccer team gave up a penalty kick in overtime and North Texas narrowly edged the Miners last night at University Field. Karla Pineda scored in the 95th minute and spoiled what could have been the best night of the season for UTEP. In...

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Senior outside hitter Jacqueline Cason attempts an attack against North Texas.

UNT slips by the Miners

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor September 26, 2014

Playing their second match in a three game home stand, the UTEP volleyball team lost to the North Texas Mean Green in a thrilling five set match 3-2 (22-25), (25-16), (20-25), (26-24), (14-16) at Memorial Gym. The match started with a bang for the...

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Jonathan Stark leads Tulane in win over North Texas

Jonathan Stark leads Tulane in win over North Texas

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter March 12, 2014

The No. 7 seed Tulane Green Wave came off a one-game bye and defeated the No. 10 North Texas Mean Green Eagles 66-61. This is a game that the Green Wave never led until the 6:25 mark of the second half with a pair of free throws. North Texas led by...

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North Texas comes back to defeat Rice in overtime

North Texas comes back to defeat Rice in overtime

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor March 11, 2014

The North Texas Mean Green Eagles came back from a 13-point deficit to take down the Rice Owls 63-62 in the first round of the Conference USA Men's basketball championship. Trailing by nine at the half, North Texas came back and outscored Rice 20-9...

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The Sun Bowl opened its doors on Sept. 21, 1963.

Sun Bowl celebrates 50th birthday

Luis Barrio, Contributor September 20, 2013

UTEP will host the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners on the 50th birthday of the Sun Bowl stadium. The stadium hosts one the nation’s longest running bowl games in college football. It’s a place that screams home-field advantage being situated in a...

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