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The El Paso Chihuahuas, in conjunction with Leg Up Entertainment and GECU, present the first-ever Mexican Baseball Fiesta to be held on September 28th and 29th at Southwest University Park. Game times are at 3:05 p.m. and 6:05 p.m., respectively. The Fiesta will feature two teams from Mexico, Los Naranjeros... Continue reading
EL PASO, Texas – July 24, 2014 – In honor of El Paso’s rich Hispanic culture and tradition, the El Paso Chihuahuas will celebrate Latino Heritage Night presented by Pepsi and Telemundo on Friday. First pitch against the Fresno Grizzlies (San Francisco Giants) is slated for 7:05 p.m. The Chihuahuas... Continue reading
The UTEP women’s golf team has been awarded with the WGCA All-Scholar Team GPA Award for achieving the top overall grade point average in the country. The Miners’ six team members (Emma Burman, Nathalie Gallacher, Emma Edin, Amber Herrera, Alisa Rodriguez, Camino Sardinero) had a cumulative GPA of 3.840. Rounding... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Mine Shaft | UTEP athletics
Combining their accomplishments in the classroom and in competition, six UTEP Miners earned spots on the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic team. Earning honors for the women’s team were Janice Jackson, Jallycia Pearson, and Anna-Kay James. Selected from the men’s team were Anthony Rotich, A-Shawni... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Mine Shaft | UTEP athletics
UTEP junior Martin Simonsen was one of 207 Division I players to be named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar on Wednesday. Simonsen concluded the 2013-14 season with a 72.7 scoring average over 41 rounds of competition. He made his second NCAA Regional appearance in three years. Simonsen was UTEP’s top... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Mine Shaft | UTEP athletics
Kopech is player of year BRYAN, Texas (AP) –Mount Pleasant right-handed pitcher Michael Kopech is player of the year on the Texas Sports Writers Association/Collin Street Bakery Class 4A All-State Baseball Team. The first-round pick of the Boston Red Sox,... Continue reading
UTEP track and field sprinter Aiyanna Stiverne will represent the United States in the women’s 4x400m relay at the 2014 World Junior Championships on Saturday. Taking to the track at 4:05 p.m. (MT) at the notorious Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., Stiverne will be a part of one of 13... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Mine Shaft | UTEP athletics
AUSTIN— The 2014 University Interscholastic League Football State Championship games will be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington the League announced Tuesday. For only the second year, all 11-man and six-man football championship games will be played at the same... Continue reading
BRYAN, Texas (AP) – College Station catcher Baylor Rowlett and outfielder Ryan Johnson shared player of the year honors on the Texas Sports Writers Association/Collin Street Bakery Class 3A All-State Baseball Team. Rowlett, an Oklahoma State pledge, batted .445 with... Continue reading
Via Kansas State media relations (Note: Kansas State plays UTEP in football this year) Wildcats on Preseason Watch Lists Jack Cantele – Lou Groza Award B.J. Finney – Outland Trophy, Rimington Trophy, Rotary Lombardi Award Tyler Lockett – Maxwell Award, Paul Hornung Award, Biletnikoff Award, Walter Camp Award Ryan Mueller... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at The Mine Shaft | UTEP athletics
Via Texas Tech athletics (Note: The Red Raiders visit UTEP in second week of season) Texas Tech junior Le'Raven Clark was selected Wednesday to the preseason All-Big 12 team that was chosen in a vote by media representatives who cover the league. Clark, a native of Rockdale, Texas, was an... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at The Mine Shaft | UTEP athletics
-INF Taylor Lindsey assigned to El Paso after being traded from the Los Angeles Angels to the San Diego Padres -C John Nester placed on 7-day DL -RHP Nick Vincent activated by San Diego from Major League rehab assignment Continue reading
Keanna ‘Kiki’ Pepi, who played her freshman year of softball at Oregon State, will transfer to UTEP head coach Tobin Echo-Hawk announced. Pepi will have three years of eligibly for the Miners. “She’s going to come in and help us right away,” Echo-Hawk said. “She brings a ton of power,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at The Mine Shaft | UTEP athletics
-RHP Jesse Hahn optioned from San Diego to El Paso -C John Nester transferred to El Paso from High-A Lake Elsinore Continue reading
Match-ups with power-conference members Kansas State, LSU and SMU in addition to continuing regional rivalries against New Mexico and New Mexico State highlight the UTEP women’s basketball team’s non-conference portion of the schedule for the 2014-15 season, which was announced by head coach Keitha Adams Thursday. The Conference USA slate... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at The Mine Shaft | UTEP athletics
Offensive Player of the Year Rakeem Cato, Sr., QB, Marshall Defensive Player of the Year James Rouse, Sr., DL, Marshall Special Teams Player of the Year Hunter Mullins, Sr., P, UAB First Team Offense QB Rakeem Cato, Sr., Marshall RB Kenneth Dixon, Jr., Louisiana Tech RB Aaron Jones, So., UTEP... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at The Mine Shaft | UTEP athletics
On May 23, 2015, the Inaugural TTFCA (Texas Track & Field Coaches Association) Meet of Champions becomes reality. Champions from Texas’ three major athletic conferences – SPC, TAPPS and UIL – will be invited to compete for Texas track &... Continue reading
Eastwood offensive lineman Greg Long getting tons of attention. UTEP and NMSU have apparently offerered and New Mexico interested as well. Continue reading
Burges volleyball player Ashley Rocha has signed to play for Midland Junior College. She was a standout defensive player for Burges. Continue reading
Irving, Texas – A trio of UTEP Miners have been named to the 2014 Preseason Football All-Conference USA award list selected by the league’s 13 head coaches. Highlighting the squad is running back Aaron Jones, who garnered his third preseason honor of the season. The sophomore is the only underclassmen... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at The Mine Shaft | UTEP athletics
AUSTIN— The 2015 University Interscholastic League Girls and Boys State Basketball Tournaments will be played at the Alamodome in San Antonio the UIL announced Tuesday. The change comes as a result of UIL staff seeking a solution to the difficulties... Continue reading
Word on the street is that Hanks has a new basketball coach in Chris Mora. He served as an assistant under Manny Flores. Continue reading
Franklin graduate Lanean Bryan scored 12 points, had 4 assists and 4 rebounds in TGCA Girls Basketball All-Star game in Arlington. The North won 86-69. Bryan, who is a guard, will play for the University of New Mexico this coming... Continue reading
The hiring of Kevin Jones as the head football coach at Hanks should prove to be a good one. Jones is a longtime assistant coach in the area. He' s best known for his 11 years at Coronado where he... Continue reading
UTEP assistant volleyball coach Julie Allen has been chosen to lead the Sun Country region High Performance team announced by High Performance Director Jim Giacomazzi on July 10. “I am very honored to be chosen for this position,” Allen said. “This is great opportunity to help me further develop my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at The Mine Shaft | UTEP athletics