2017 NFL Draft Profile: UTEP Running Back Aaron Jones
Miner Rush (blog)
He leaves UTEP after running for a school record 4,114 yards, leaving his mark as the school's all-time leading rusher, and hands down the most prolific running back to every put on the Orange and Blue. Ranking seventh all-time in Conference USA ...
Seven UTEP Miners Awarded Prestigious Research Fellowship
El Paso Herald-Post (press release) (registration) (blog)
This year the National Science Foundation (NSF) offered seven University of Texas at El Paso students and alumni the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship – a record number of recipients for the University. More than 13,000 students across the ...
UTEP Women's Basketball: Kevin Baker is UTEP's new head coach
Miner Rush (blog)
After piling up 50 wins the past two seasons at Angelo State University, Kevin Baker heads west to fill UTEP's head coaching vacancy for the women's basketball program. Baker hit the turnaround jackpot in his first season at Angelo State in the 2015-16 ...
UTEP men seeking to get back on golf map
El Paso Times
And now the Miners are hoping to put an exclamation point on their shining season. UTEP will travel across Texas, more than 800 miles, to reach the split city of Texarkana — Texas and Arkansas — chasing a Conference USA championship, chasing a trip ...
In Texas, veterans and conservative Christian moms rally for medical marijuana
AUSTIN, Texas — Medical marijuana advocates in Texas are promoting support from more conservative sources to push longshot legislation that would ease pot laws in a state that's lagging behind much of the rest of the country on medical marijuana.
Christian McCaffrey could be 'the perfect football player' for Panthers
The knock on Tomlinson coming out of Texas Christian in 2001 was the same as the one on McCaffrey -- size and durability. Tomlinson was 5-10, 215. That didn't stop the Chargers from making Tomlinson the fifth pick of the draft. They weren't disappointed.
TCU takes rare midweek home loss, but it will help, coach says
Fort Worth Star Telegram
After a rare midweek home loss, TCU coach Jim Schlossnagle reminded himself and his team of an old saying. “It sucks to lose, but it's better than playing a bad team,” he said. The Horned Frogs will have to take comfort in that, at least, from a 6-2 ...
Texas Woman Fired For Not Being Christian Enough
Religious discrimination: Texas company fires employee because she was not Christian enough and “needed to examine her walk with Jesus.” A lawsuit filed in Texas documents that Gulf Winds International, a Texas logistics company, fired Dee Anne ...