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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 3 days ago 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 3 days ago 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 4 days ago 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 5 days ago 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 6 days ago 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 6 days ago 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
UTEP’s Martyn & Sardinero recognized As 2013-14 C-USA Scholar-Athlete Award winners UTEP’s Tori Martyn (women’s soccer) and Camino Sardinero (women’s golf) have been named the Conference USA 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete of the Year for their respective sports, league commissioner Britton Banowsky revealed Wednesday. The awards, which are determined by the league’s... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at The Mine Shaft | UTEP athletics
Hanks has hired former Coronado and Ysleta football assistant coach Kevin Jones as its new football coach. He replaces Jeff Cleveland, who left last month to take the head football job at Class 2A Commerce High School, Continue reading
UTEP track and field sprinter Aiyanna Stiverne will be going for gold in the 4x400m relay at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore, from July 22-27. Stiverne earned the opportunity to represent the United States on the world stage after registering a personal-best of 54.10 in the 400m... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at The Mine Shaft | UTEP athletics
Tomlinson named to 2014 John Mackey Preseason Watch List UTEP senior Eric Tomlinson was named to the 2014 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List on Tuesday. The award is given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end. The tight end started in all 12 games last season and was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at The Mine Shaft | UTEP athletics
-OF Reymond Fuentes transferred to El Paso from Double-A San Antonio -RHP Tim Sexton released Continue reading
Nashville pitcher Jimmy Nelson and Sacramento's Brad Mills lead PCL in ERA at 1.56. Nelson is 10-2 on the season, while Mills is 4-2. Continue reading
CLASS 5A COACH OF THE YEAR : Carrie Austgen, Deer Park PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Payton McBride, Deer Park FIRST TEAM Pitcher Payton McBride, Deer Park; Abby Langkamp, The Woodlands; Kayla Ober, Katy Cinco Ranch Catcher Hailey Rebar, San Antonio... Continue reading