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Day 49: Kidd Field

By on November 13, 2013

Today is Day 49 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. In the 1920’s, Dean of the Texas College of Mines, John W. “Cap” Kidd” pushed for an athletic field on campus.  His dream came true in 1932 when the

Track and Field/Cross Country

By on December 18, 2012

Track was one of the original sports introduced to the College of Mines (now UTEP) in the school’s early years and has become the most successful sport at the University, producing the most national championship wins and the most Olympic

Kidd Field- The First Miner Athletic Facility

By on October 30, 2012

In the 1920’s Dean John W. “Cap” Kidd began pushing for an athletic field for the College of Mines and Metallurgy (now UTEP). It would not be until 1932 that construction of the field would begin. The field was originally