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There is No Need for Overkill

There is No Need for Overkill

October 9, 2016

While most people can’t even about pumpkin spice everything, flannels, and cuddling during the fall, I get jazzed up because autumn is the heart of college football. Whether I am at the tailgate lot, or growing into my couch watching games, football season is always the time when I am happiest. Pac-12,...

Utes Strong against Beavers, Look Forward to 2 Meets

Utes Strong against Beavers, Look Forward to 2 Meets

October 6, 2016

The Lady Ute swimmers handily defeated the Oregon State Beavers on Friday at the Ute Natatorium.  The Utes finished the meet winning 10 events and taking a final score of 157-96. Standouts for the Utes in the meet were Jordan Anderson and Stina Colleou, who each won two events. Colleou, a senior from...

Is it Fair to Heckle the Home Team?

Is it Fair to Heckle the Home Team?

October 4, 2016

[row cols_nr="2"] [col size="6"] Booing a Bad Play is Okay Blake Marshall As an athlete, I compete for a variety of reasons. I compete because I am competitive in nature. I compete because winning is exhilarating, but I also compete because I like giving the fans a show. I feed off the energy of a c...

Golf: Utes Finish Third at Simpson Invitational

Golf: Utes Finish Third at Simpson Invitational

By Blake Marshall

September 30, 2016

The Utah men’s golf team earned its second consecutive top-three finish of the season as the Utes finished third at the Mark Simpson Colorado Invitational. Utah finished the tournament with an overall team score of 853 (277-286-290) with a 2-over par 290 in the final round of the tournament. The...

Athletes Deserve Compensation

Athletes Deserve Compensation

By Blake Marshall

September 29, 2016

College athletics is big business. In fact, the state of Utah’s highest paid public official is Kyle Whittingham. Millions of dollars are spent updating stadiums, training facilities and other areas of athletic departments, all for “amateur” athletes to compete. Money is flooding into these at...

Great Debate: Nike or Under Armour

Great Debate: Nike or Under Armour

By Blake Marshall

September 28, 2016

[row cols_nr="2"] [col size="6"] Nike Reigns Supreme Jared Walch In the world of sports, there is perhaps no name better known than Nike. The phrase “Just Do It” is a household term. Even people who don’t know or care about sports understand what Nike is and what Nike does. There has been no...

Great Debate – Why Are The Utes Starting Slow?

By Blake Marshall

September 13, 2016

[row cols_nr="2"] [col size="6"] Team Lacks 'Firepower' by Jared Walch Last year the Utes had arguably their most talented team since joining the conference, yet they fell short of winning the division all by themselves. Unfortunate injuries and an end of season collapse doomed the Utes’ chances o...

Rivalry Breakdown: The Holy War through the Years

Rivalry Breakdown: The Holy War through the Years

By Blake Marshall

September 8, 2016

Rivalry games between Utah and BYU have been called many things: emotional, physical, aggressive, passionate, hate-filled, personal. This weekend, the Utah Utes and BYU Cougars meet for the 96th time on Saturday in Salt Lake City. In the current standings, the Utes hold the all-time record of 58-34-4....

Fan Feature: Utah Fans Find Happily Ever After

Fan Feature: Utah Fans Find Happily Ever After

By Blake Marshall

September 8, 2016

Despite having been born in Annapolis, Md., Danielle Keddington bleeds red, and as far as she knows, it’s something she was born with. “I watched games as early on as I can remember,” Keddington said. “I have pictures of my sister and I in Utah cheerleader dresses singing Utah Man with a pacifier...

Tennis: Turley and Pletcher hope to build of past success

Tennis: Turley and Pletcher hope to build of past success

By Blake Marshall

September 2, 2016

There have been iconic duos throughout sports history. Tandems like Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth, Joe Montana and Jerry Rice, and John Stockton and Karl Malone come to mind when someone thinks about great twosomes in the world of athletics. For the U’s women’s tennis team, the names of Margo Pletcher...

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