For the first time in more than a decade, the Miners will conduct preseason drills on campus. No point in asking why, just follow the money.
In only his second year, the ideas of Athletic Director Jim Senter and his bright-eyed staffers appear to be taking root. Regardless of Saturday’s outcome, these Miners give the inkling that, in Coach Dana Dimel’s second year, UTEP has begun to climb out of the college football dungeon.
There's a hole of regret, right here in my orange heart.
I know from personal experience that at UTEP, a kid can receive all the training, all the support, everything he/she needs to go anywhere and do anything.
A wishlist as our U.S. women’s national soccer team plays England in the World Cup semifinals Tuesday in Paris.
Think back now to 1969 … Arkansas vs. Texas … sold-out Razorback Stadium … Hogs ranked #2, Horns #1 … national championship at stake … President Richard Nixon in the stands, eating fried chicken … record-high national TV audience. Ticket price: $6.
Miners Hall, in the 1960s and ‘70s, was a screenplay, just waiting to happen. Think “Semi-Tough” or “Animal House” with a brawny cast that would rather rumble than memorize their lines.
As I get older and rounder, events such as this weekend give me more pause, more pause to be thankful. Memorial Day leaves me grateful for our armed service men and women, all those nameless people who stood up for me, for America and for the freedom we hold dear today.
Nothing pleases a college football coaching staff more than a forgettable summer. Yes, this is when they reintroduce themselves to their wives and kids and take a few days off for family vacation.
In the mid-1960s, former Texas Western Coach Bum Phillips moved from the border to Port Neches-Grove High, where son Wade was a promising sophomore linebacker.