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The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Senior linebacker Jimmy Musgrave tackles Louisiana Tech running back Kenneth Dixon.

Miners fall on Senior Day to La. Tech 17-15

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor November 22, 2015

In the beginning it was sunny, slightly chilly, and decently attended. By the end of it was dark, cold, and empty at the Sun Bowl stadium as the UTEP football team lost to Louisiana Tech 17-15 on senior day. It was a heartbreaking loss for the...

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Miners pick up Pivotal Win over Rice 24-21

Adrian Broaddus, Staff Reporter November 7, 2015

They have been beaten down, torn to nothing and left to scraps for any chance to win a game. After a 16-plays, 73-yard drive, featuring a balanced attack from Mack Leftwich through the air and Jeremiah Laufasa on the ground, kicker Jay Mattox nailed...

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UTSA on offense versus the UTEP Miners.

Miners fall hard on Homecoming to UTSA, 25-6

Adrian Broaddus, Staff Reporter October 4, 2015

  Rain, lightning, and nearly nothing working on offense. These were all contributing factors in the Miners 25-6 loss in their Conference USA opener against the UTSA Roadrunners. The third time would not be the charm for starting quarterback Ryan...

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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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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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Senior defensive back Nick Gathrite celebrates in the end zone after celebrating a fumble recovery touchdown.

Miners dominate Southern Miss 35-14

November 1, 2014

The UTEP football team won their third game in a row against Southern Mississippi 35-14. The Miners won in a resounding win at home where they forced 5 turnovers and are just one win away from bowl eligibility. After a fumble on their first drive...

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Coach Sean Kugler congratulates his offense after another touchdown.

UTEP triumphs on Homecoming

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter October 11, 2014

The UTEP football team capped off their homecoming week celebrations with their first ever match up against the Old Dominion Monarchs. After a near comeback by the Monarchs, the Miners triumphed at the end winning 42-35. The Miners got off to a...

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Miners celebrate after defeating New Mexico State 42-24

Miners dominate Battle of I-10, 42-24

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter September 13, 2014

The Miners kicked off their battle of 1-10 rivalry against NMSU in front of 32,979 fans. The 92nd meeting between the Aggies and Miners is the longest series in school history, spanning as long as the UTEP school history itself. The Miners and...

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Texas Tech vs. UTEP 2014

Another heart breaker

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor September 7, 2014

The UTEP Miners football team and the 35,422 fans in attendance all felt something too familiar at the end of tonight’s game—heartbreak. For the third straight year the Miners lose their home opener, this time in heart breaking fashion against...

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