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Thirty Miners Garner C-USA Medals for Academic Excellence

Thirty UTEP student athletes have earned Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medals for the 2013-14 academic year.

Miners set to host Middle Tennessee in softball

The UTEP softball team returns to Conference USA action as it will play a three-game series against Middle Tennessee April 12 and 13. Saturday’s doubleheader will start at 2 p.m.

NMSU changes time of games for softball series

Due to high winds expected for Saturday, April 12, the New Mexico State softball series against Bakersfield will now have a double header played on Friday, April 11 and one game on Saturday, April 12.

Miners, Aggies to compete at the UTEP Invitational

The UTEP and New Mexico State track and field programs are set to compete in the UTEP Invitational on Saturday starting at 10 a.m. with the women’s hammer throw and running events at 2 p.m. at Kidd Field.

UTEP basketball camps to return this summer

Registration is underway now for the 2014 edition of UTEP Men’s Basketball Camp!

Chihuahuas close out series with win over Tacoma

The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Tacoma Rainiers 5-2 Thursday, sealing a series win at Cheney Stadium.

Old drilling logs help researchers map brackish water

Daniel Ortuño pulled a small piece of Texas history from a shelf in a building at the University of Texas at Austin. The yellowing piece of paper said that on Dec. 19, 1951, John L.

Chimpanzees escape!

A group of seven chimpanzees at the Kansas City Zoo got the briefest taste of freedom on Thursday afternoon, before being lured back into their enclosure with a more familiar taste: dinner and dessert.

Anthony, NM residents invited to Spring Community Clean-up

If you have any junk you want to get rid of, you are in luck. The City of Anthony, New Mexico is inviting its residents to this year's Spring Community Clean-up.

Get rid of old unwanted tires

Do you have any unwanted tires that you need to get rid of? Now you can. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is collecting unwanted tires as a way to crack down on the number of tires illegally dumped in the desert.

Temperature and Wind Conversions

I am in the process of adding corresponding Celsius numbers to my current temperature weather graphic. We are right on the border of Mexico which uses Celsius like much of the rest of the world.

Tucson set to host Chihuahuas for series

The El Paso Chihuahuas are opening their home schedule... in Tucson, Arizona.  The new Triple-A ballclub to the Sun City does not have a home just yet...

Miners running backs ready for competition at the spring game

The UTEP football team will top off the 2014 spring season with the annual Orange and Blue scrimmage on Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the Sun Bowl.

Several area students get new shows all thanks to the Braden Aboud Memorial Foundation

Some area kids are sporting new kicks all for doing good deeds.