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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

Miners at the Olympics

By on July 26, 2012

  Over the years many UTEP athletes have competed in the Olympics, particularly in track and field events.  Notable UTEP Olympians include:  Jim “Bad News” Barnes who played center on the gold medal-winning U.S. men’s basketball squad at the 1964