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Sports

UTEP grad Miertschin Tied for 11th at Pacific Coast Amateur

World Amateur No. 104 Corey Pereira cards second consecutive eight-under-par 62 to open a five stroke lead heading into the final round of the 48th Pacific Coast Amateur Championship at the Pine Canyon Club.

Track standouts aim for Junior Olympic gold

The El Paso Striders have a ton of talent at the USA Track and Field Junior Olympics in Houston this week... one of them is the group running the boys 17-18 relays...

Chihuahuas to Celebrate Latino Heritage

In honor of El Paso’s rich Hispanic culture and tradition, the El Paso Chihuahuas will celebrate Latino Heritage Night presented by Pepsi and Telemundo on Friday.

UTEP women's golf earns All-Scholar Team GPA award

The UTEP women’s golf team has been awarded with the WGCA All-Scholar Team GPA Award for achieving the top overall grade point average in the country.

Six Miners earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Combining their accomplishments in the classroom and in competition, six Miners earned spots on the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic team.

NMSU swimmer-to-be to compete at Commonwealth Games

Being raised in Mozambique, Africa, and then moving to the Netherlands to finish high school, Jannah Sonnenschein has already done more traveling before turning 18 than most people would.

Chihuahuas snap skid with 16-7 win

The El Paso Chihuahuas earned a 16-7 win over the Sacramento River Cats Wednesday night, snapping a 5-game losing streak.  Jason Lane pitched six solid innings, giving up seven hits, two earned runs and striking out four.  Lane improv

Former UTEP golfer tied for 14th at Pacific Coast Amateur

Lorens Chan, a junior UCLA Bruin from Honolulu, HI., posted a bogey-free second round of seven-under-par 63 to catapult himself to the top of the leaderboard with 36 holes left to play at the 48th Pacific Coast Amateur Championship hosted by Pi

UTEP golfer named All-America scholar

UTEP junior Martin Simonsen was one of 207 Division I players to be named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar on Wednesday.

Padres promote Jeff Francoeur from Chihuahuas

The Padres on Wednesday will add veteran outfielder Jeff Francoeur to the 25-man roster, selecting the contract of the 30-year-old outfielder from Triple-A El Paso.

Sean Kugler Conference USA Media Day Quotes

UTEP football head coach Sean Kugler Conference USA Media Day quotes from member of the press in Dallas, Texas on July 23, 2014.

Stiverne Set to Compete at World Junior Championships

UTEP track and field sprinter Aiyanna Stiverne will represent the United States in the women’s 4x400m relay at the 2014 World Junior Championships on Saturday.

Jeff Francoeur pranked by Chihuahuas teammates, again

For the second time this season, Chihuahuas outfielder Jeff Francoeur was the subject of a prank orchestrated by his El Paso teammates and documented on video by ringleader/utility player Cody Decker.

Chihuahuas fall in 13-inning pitchers duel, 3-2

Shane Peterson’s bases loaded infield single with two outs in the top of the 13th inning provided the decisive run in Sacramento’s 3-2 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas at Southwest University Park Tuesday night.

Ex-Penn State assistant coaches sue for $1 million

A pair of former Penn State assistant football coaches, including the son of the late head football coach Joe Paterno, have filed a federal lawsuit seeking $1 million in damages from the university.