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This Decade’s Leading Ladies

This Decade’s Leading Ladies

By Casey Overfield, Sammy Mora, Mallory Arnold, Cole Bagley, and Brayden Ramsey

January 15, 2020

  Now that the new year has come and gone, the Sports Desk sat down and came up with who we think are the most successful and influential female athletes of the decade.   Casey’s Top Three The past 10 years have been filled with incredible female athletes across all sports and at ...

College Athletics Need a Mercy Rule

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

November 21, 2019

On Friday, Nov. 8, the University of Utah men’s basketball team beat Mississippi Valley State University by a score of 143-49. This 94-point margin was the largest in NCAA history.   Even though the Utes played through 13 different players and they committed hardly any fouls, the team was still scruti...

Should We Show Some Mercy?

Should We Show Some Mercy?

By Casey Overfield and Sammy Mora

November 19, 2019

Every year, college teams score more and more points, and new records are set.  Gone are the days where we end games early due to the mercy rule, but could this become a factor in NCAA college games?         

A Young Team and High Hopes with U Women’s Basketball

A Young Team and High Hopes with U Women’s Basketball

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

  The University of Utah women’s basketball team is preparing for their 2019-20 campaign and they have a strong platform for success.  The Utes are welcoming back a core of returning players, as well as a strong incoming class to their roster, and these players, along with their coaches, al...

Marco? Polo! Check out the U Water Polo Club’s Success

Marco? Polo! Check out the U Water Polo Club’s Success

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

October 15, 2019

  The University of Utah is home to 19 Division I teams that compete in the Pac-12 conference. Hundreds of student-athletes compete at the highest level and represent the school year-round through the athletics department.  Unfortunately, not just anyone can play on these teams, but ther...

Teammates Through it All: A Coming Out Story

Teammates Through it All: A Coming Out Story

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

October 3, 2019

  The LGBTQ+ community has seen incredible leaps and bounds during the 21st century in terms of acceptance and knowledge of its community, and the progress has been, in most cases, positive. Of course, there are still instances in which members and allies are ridiculed, showing the need for furthe...

Good, Bad and Ugly: A Pac-12 Mascot Round-Up

Good, Bad and Ugly: A Pac-12 Mascot Round-Up

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

September 17, 2019

  Mascots are known as representatives for businesses, schools and sports teams. The more outrageous the mascot, the more memorable they are.   Most schools have at least one mascot, and some even have two — one male mascot and one female mascot, or one “fake” mascot and one that is...

Uniting Utes and Frightening Foes: The Legend of the Mighty Utah Student Section

Uniting Utes and Frightening Foes: The Legend of the Mighty Utah Student Section

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

September 5, 2019

  One of the most exciting and rewarding parts of being in college is the chance to attend sports games and cheer on your team as a part of your school’s student section.  Going to games and being a part of the action is memorable and fun for students and it makes them a lifelong fan of ...

Volleyball Starts 2019 Season With Three Wins

Volleyball Starts 2019 Season With Three Wins

By Mallory Arnold and Casey Overfield

August 31, 2019

  The University of Utah volleyball team started off the season on a high note, taking wins against all three teams that they hosted in the Utah Classic tournament. The all-weekend tournament held at the Huntsman Center included Utah, Saint Mary’s, Cal Poly and #7 Kentucky.  The Utes...

The Holy War for DumDums

The Holy War for DumDums

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

August 29, 2019

  Rivalry games are a staple of college football. USC and Stanford, Michigan and Ohio State, Alabama and Auburn — the list goes on.   In Utah, there are two big powerhouses. Two giants going at it, if you will. The University of Utah vs. Brigham Young University. Utes vs. Cougars. Red...

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