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UTEP Volleyball sends out seniors with a w on Senior Day

UTEP Volleyball sends out seniors with a w on “Senior Day”

Daniel Mendez, Sports Editor November 4, 2018

The UTEP volleyball team swept Charlotte in three sets, on Sunday afternoon at Memorial Gym for the Miners first home victory of the season. UTEP (5-19, 2-10 C-USA) led Charlotte (15-14, 5-8 C-USA) throughout the match with set scores, of 25-21,...

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Miners snap 20 game losing streak and break the chains

Daniel Mendez, Sports Editor November 3, 2018

The longest active losing streak in college football is over at 20 games, UTEP defeats Rice 34-26 in Houston. The Miners (1-8, 1-4 C-USA) get their first win in over two years against the Rice Owls  (1-9, 0-6 C-USA), UTEP also gets their first win...

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Senior cornerback Nik Needham had one interception against the UAB Blazers Saturday, Oct. 27,  at the Sun Bowl.

Top ranked UAB Blazers burn UTEP for 20-straight loss

Daniel Mendez, Sports Editor October 27, 2018

UTEP’s shortage on offense led to the Miners 20-consecutive loss, tying a Texas record held by the 1974-75 TCU Horned Frogs. UAB edged out the Miners 19-0, Saturday night, in front of an anemic home crowd at the Sun Bowl. “I don't think we...

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Senior forward Jordan Alexander finished with a team high of 17 points at an exhibition game against Western New Mexico on Saturday, Oct. 27.

UTEP outlasts Western New Mexico in exhibition game

Daniel Mendez, Sports Editor October 27, 2018

UTEP women’s basketball opened up their exhibition part of their schedule with a 64-45 win over Western New Mexico on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Don Haskins Center. “I thought it was a really good scrimmage for us,” said head coach Kevin Baker...

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UTEP soccer ends home season finale in a tie

UTEP soccer ends home season finale in a tie

Daniel Mendez, Sports Editor October 21, 2018

On “Senior Night” at University field the UTEP Miners soccer team and Old Dominion University ended in a 2-2 tie after double overtime. UTEP improved to 7-8-3, 2-5-2, while ODU 7-6-4, 4-3-2. Both teams are fighting for points as we head to the...

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Redshirt sophomore defender Cayla Payne kicks the ball back towardsMiddle Tennesses goal net.

UTEP soccer kicks off final homestand with a win

Eddie Velazquez, Contributor October 18, 2018

The Miners (7-8-2, 2-5-1 C-USA) were effective in their game plan execution as they suffocated the Charlotte 49ers (8-7, 4-4 C-USA) in route to a 1-0 win Thursday night at University Field. UTEPs' offense came out swinging and did not look back in...

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Wide receiver Treshon Wolf and defensive back Justin Rogers fight for possession of the ball.

As camp Ruidoso comes to an end Miners look for offensive swagger

Daniel Mendez, Web Editor August 11, 2018

An overcast set of clouds forced an early start for the UTEP Miners football team to start their second to last day of practice at camp Ruidoso Friday morning. First-year head coach Dana Dimel is pleased so far with his team as the camp is coming...

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Evan Gilyard led all Miners with 20 points.

Owls slice Miners for first win in conference play

Adrian Broaddus, Copy Editor January 11, 2018

It was a game of firsts for the Florida Atlantic Owls after they ran away with a 73-66 win over the struggling Miners. It marked the first time that the Owls had won a conference game this year, breaking a six-game losing streak. It was also the first...

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The UTEP football team is winless at 0-8 and sits last in the FBS in total offense.

Miners hope for efficiency improvement against Blue Raiders

Adrian Broaddus, Editor-In-Chief October 30, 2017

The UTEP Miners (0-8, 0-4 C-USA) are entering their ninth game of the season with hopes to complete four quarters of football, as they travel to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on Saturday, Nov. 2, to take on the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. Coming off a...

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Texas 12: The Horned Frogs stay hot and at the top

Texas 12: The Horned Frogs stay hot and at the top

Jason Green, Contributor September 14, 2017

A lot of teams across Texas faced off in week two and helped to split up the standings a little. After a postponement in week one, UTSA and Houston saw their first game action in week two also. The top-3 has not changed since week one, but beneath that,...

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Miners lose physical battle to Rice in home opener

Miners lose physical battle to Rice in home opener

Adrian Broaddus, Editor-In-Chief September 9, 2017

Sean Kugler did not have the outing he wanted for the UTEP home opener. Rice accumulated 306 yards on the ground and held the Miners to just 26 yards rushing, as they conquered UTEP 31-14 on Saturday night at the Sun Bowl. “We got beat on...

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UTEP loses third place C-USA bye hopes in heartbreaking fashion to ODU

UTEP loses third place C-USA bye hopes in heartbreaking fashion to ODU

Adrian Broaddus, Web Editor March 2, 2017

There was only one winner allowed on Thursday night’s matchup between Old Dominon and UTEP, and there would only be one who would clinch the third place bye in the Conference USA tournament. A crucial missed free throw; a debated foul called...

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