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Past glory from El Paso Olympians’ legend thrives

By on February 9, 2014

As the Olympic Winter Games get underway in Sochi, Russia, El Pasoans can be proud of the former Olympians who have come out of The University of Texas at El Paso during its 100-year history.

Centennial Party at the Basketball Game

By on January 9, 2014

Enough said. #UTEP — UTEP (@utepnews) January 8, 2014 UTEP students getting ready for tonight’s game. Tip off is 7:05 p.m. See you there. #Minerstrong — UTEP (@utepnews) January 10, 2014   Great time Thursday night. Look forward

‘Miner Strong’ Exhibit Kicks Off New Year

By on January 9, 2014

While UTEP remains the only Texas school to win an NCAA basketball championship, a new exhibit on campus demonstrates why the University has many other sources of pride when it comes to the history of its athletes and sports teams.

New Exhibit to Showcase the History of UTEP Athletics

By on December 11, 2013

“Miner Strong” showcases some of the most notable victories in the school’s athletics programs and will be on display through March 18, 2014.

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

Day 70: UTEP’s Athletic Accomplishments

By on October 23, 2013

Today is Day 70 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. UTEP Athletics has scored significant achievements in the last 100 years. Most notably, the Texas Western College basketball team, which was one of the first to desegregate at a

The First Homecoming Football Game

By on October 18, 2012

On Saturday November 9, 1929 the College of Mines and Metallurgy held its first homecoming football game at the El Paso High School stadium.  The El Paso Herald proclaimed that the game between the Texas Miners and the New Mexico