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Heading home

UTPA catcher's final season

| 17th July 2014

Following in the footsteps of his older brother, Alex Howe turned to baseball at the age of 6. Coming from Unanderra, Australia, Howe played the game throughout his childhood and high school years. He eventually got good enough to make it to Clarendon College in Texas and caught the eye of UTPA Head Baseball Coach […]



A gripping alternative

UTPA Jiu-Jitsu club open to all

| 17th July 2014

Historically, all cultures have developed their own ways of self-defense. In the early 1900s a Japanese martial art known as judo hit the Brazilian shores, eventually becoming what is known today as Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Decades later the self-defense system has found itself at the doors of UTPA in the form of a free-to-join, student-run club […]



Cross-country, track looking for something new

Tryouts to be held in August

| 17th July 2014

After a season in which recent graduate Martin Casse and Edinburg native Luis Serrano led the Broncs for most of the 2013 cross-country season, a new era is on the rise and preparation has begun. Xavier Richardson, coach for cross-country and track and field, knows that it won’t be easy to replace some of the […]



Fosdick heads to rogers

UTPA men’s golf coach moves to Division ll

| 17th July 2014

Head Men’s Golf Coach Josh Fosdick will be leaving UTPA to accept the head men’s coaching position at Rogers State University in Claremore, Okla. Fosdick has been the head coach for the men’s golf team for the last two seasons.   “We are grateful for Josh’s (Fosdick’s) leadership and contributions to the men’s golf program […]



38 Broncs earn Academic All-Western Athletic Conference

| 17th July 2014

Baseball Name                      YearPosition      Edgar Cordon          R-Fr.1B Dillon Engelhart        Sr.   UT Andy Fortuna          Sr.   OF Alex Howe              Sr.   OF/C Bryan Ramirez        So.   2B Bryant Stites           R-Fr.OF Sam Street              Sr.   SP                  Jesus Garcia           Jr.    SS Andrew Padron      Fr.    RP   Men’s Basketball Name                      YearPosition      Alex Majewski         Fr.    F   Women’s Basketball Name                      YearPosition      […]



First baseman goes from Broncos to Broncs

Davis signs letter of intent

| 1st July 2014

The UTPA baseball team has signed Correy Davis to a National Letter of Intent for the 2014-15 academic year June 16.   The Aubrey, TX native is coming to the Rio Grande Valley as a junior having previously played two seasons with the New Mexico Military Institute Broncos. While at NMMI Davis primarily played in […]



Beating the heat

Kids take part of fitness, wellness center camps

| 19th June 2014

Normally, on a hot summer’s day kids are inside playing video games and trying to avoid the 100-degree heat, but some have enrolled in the UTPA Wellness and Recreational Sports Complex youth summer camp, which is set up in different sections that last throughout the day. The Wellness Center recently finished its first session of […]



Street makes the majors

UTPA pitcher joins Pittsburgh Pirates

| 19th June 2014

Award-winning UTPA pitcher Sam Street is moving to the next stage of his career after being selected in the the 16th round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft. He was chosen by the Pittsburgh Pirates and the 22-year-old  Australian will be playing for the Pirates affiliate Class A Short Season Jamestown Jammers from New […]



Year one in the WAC

WAC Athletes of the Week for the 2013-2014 season

| 19th June 2014

Sep 10, 2013  Cross country runner Luis Serrano was named WAC Cross Country Athlete of the Week Oct. 10 and Sept. 10. October 16, 2013 Cross country runners Martin Casse and Robin Galloso were named WAC Cross Country Athletes of the Week Oct. 16. January 20, 2014 Men’s basketball guard Shaquille Boga earned WAC Player […]



Teaching the Bronc way

UTPA hosts girls basketball camps

| 19th June 2014

Head Women’s Basketball Coach Larry Tidwell held his first and one of three camps this summer for high school girls’ junior varsity and varsity teams June 6 and 7. “I was very pleased with our initial team camp at UTPA as the competition and intensity was very high,” Tidwell said. “A lot of the high […]