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Opiates: When Sports Injuries Become Drug Addiction

Opiates: When Sports Injuries Become Drug Addiction

By Blake Marshall

April 3, 2017

On average there are 7.5 million athletes playing high school sports in a given year. Of those athletes, one-fourth of them will sustain an injury. This is where statistics become blurred, and the stories of high-level athletes that lose themselves in drug addiction begin. While study after study...

Utes Bringing the Beach to the Bonneville

Utes Bringing the Beach to the Bonneville

By Blake Marshall

March 25, 2017

The University of Utah campus has many inspiring views; from the Bonneville shoreline, to the Wasatch and Oquirrh mountains. However, Utah is not known for its beaches, which makes University of Utah beach volleyball all the more exciting. “Beach has been a big learning curve for us,” said junior...

Student Athletes Sacrifice Spring Break

Student Athletes Sacrifice Spring Break

By Blake Marshall

March 10, 2017

Spring break: that beautiful time of the year when college students can get away from the rigors of their studies. With a week away from classes, homework, projects and readings, students may decide to hit the beach, the mountains or, if circumstances are right, head to a foreign country for some...

H2H: Pick Your Poison

H2H: Pick Your Poison

By Blake Marshall

March 4, 2017

  Create a Body of Water Blake Marshall When people think of fueling their body for training or competition, they naturally go for the marketing ploy that is Gatorade. Yes, it is true that Gatorade replaces sodium and potassium that are lost when you sweat — a whopping seven percent of yo...

Reaching New Heights

, Utah Swimming and Diving August 26, 2016 in Salt Lake City, UT. (Photo / Steve C. Wilson / University of Utah)

February 27, 2017

Ute senior Josiah Purss is the first University of Utah diver to win Pac-12 Diver of the month since 2015. Purss’ assent to the top of the conference has been a long and winding road. He began diving at the age of 13 in Australia, but after only four years he left the sport because of an injury. It...

Softball: Utes Head to Mary Nutter Classic

Utah Women's Softball junior Bridget Castro (3) stans at the plate ready for the pitch in the game vs. the BYU Cougars at the Dumke Family Softball Stadium on campus on Wednesday, March 15, 2016

February 24, 2017

The University of Utah softball team will play five games beginning Friday, Feb. 24 in Palm Springs, Calif. The 8-0 Utes are poised to keep their winning streak alive this weekend as they travel to Palm Springs for the Mary Nutter Classic. It will be the first big challenge for the Utes this season...

Tennis: Utes Sweep Home Opening Weekend

Sophmore Brianna Turley and Junior Margo Pletcher compete in a doubles match at the Eccles Tennis Center Feb 19, 2017. Adam Fondren for the Daily Utah Chronicle.

February 21, 2017

The Utah women's tennis team notched two important wins in their first weekend at home. The Utes defeated the Lobos 5-2 in the home opener of the season on Feb. 17. In doubles play, Taylor Calton and Jena Cheng defeated Rachana Bhat and Andrea LeBlanc, 6-1, while Whitney Turley and Alexia Petrovic...

Donovan’s Growth Propels Utes Higher

Utah Women's Softball pitcher sophomore Katie Donovan (13) pitches during the game vs. the BYU Cougars at the Dumke Family Softball Stadium on campus on Wednesday, March 15, 2016

February 17, 2017

Junior pitcher Katie Donovan's growth has stretched far beyond her ability to command her pitches. The trust level that the University of Utah coaching staff had in Donovan as a young freshman made her a vital piece to the Utes' pitching staff early on. "Miranda [Viramontes] and I came in to the program...

Softball: Utes 5-0 in Kajikawa Classic

Utah Women's Softball celebrates after junior Anissa Urtez (17) scored the last run during the game vs. the ASU Sun Devils at the Dumke Family Softball Stadium on campus on Saturday, April 16, 2016

February 15, 2017

The University of Utah softball team finished the weekend undefeated in the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz. The Utes looked to show they were more than a fifth-place Pac-12 team as they headed into Tempe, and with the chip on their shoulder they rattled off wins against UC Riverside, San Jose State,...

For the Love of the Game … and Money

February 12, 2017

Just like anything else in this world, college sports is a business, and anyone who tries to tell you differently is trying to carve out their piece of the pie. According to a recent USA Today article ranking the top revenues in the NCAA, Texas A&M made a total of $192,608,876. Of course, they d...

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