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Student-Athletes Wrap up their Athletic Careers

Student-Athletes Wrap up their Athletic Careers

By Dakota Grossman

May 1, 2018

Senior year seems to come and go before students have even made a game plan. For University of Utah student-athletes, their careers as Utes are approaching the finish line. Each of them will have unique stories and experiences to share once they’re done, however, one concern they have in common is...

Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

By Megan Hulse, Connor Richards, Kim Brenneisen, Emma Tanner, Justin Adams, and Dakota Grossman

April 25, 2018

Megan Hulse, Executive Editor The most common reaction I get when I explain my job is: “Oh my goodness, you’re just like Rory Gilmore!”   To that, I used to laugh, agree and move on with a small amount of shame, because I had a secret. Spoiler alert: I’d never actually made it to the part...

Intramurals Enhance Student Experience

Intramurals Enhance Student Experience

By Dakota Grossman

April 23, 2018

Sports are a powerful way to join a community and build a positive environment. The University of Utah is host to many intramural and club teams — volleyball, sand volleyball, flag football, badminton and soccer, to name a few — but little is mentioned about how valuable these programs are for students....

Athletics Made Calton’s Dream School Possible

Athletics Made Calton’s Dream School Possible

By Dakota Grossman

April 22, 2018

Attending her favorite university has been a dream, and Taylor Calton is grateful to have done so without the burden of student loans. Calton, a junior on the University of Utah women’s tennis team, earned the opportunity to compete for the Utes through dedication and passion for her sport. The...

Representing the University Online and On-Court

Representing the University Online and On-Court

By Dakota Grossman

April 5, 2018

Social media is a source for discovering entertainment, staying connected and building an image. For University of Utah athletes, this can also include promoting or even discrediting the sport they play. Rather than feeling the pressure under the cyber spotlight, the men’s tennis team uses it to its...

Tanner Plays the Waiting Game

Tanner Plays the Waiting Game

By Dakota Grossman

March 29, 2018

Not all first-year collegiate athletes are guaranteed to compete during their initial season. Many use the first year as a learning experience or are granted a redshirt. Rather than getting discouraged by not playing, freshman Colton Tanner of the University of Utah men’s golf team, uses this as a moti...

Women’s Tennis: Nine Women, One Ultimate Goal

Women’s Tennis: Nine Women, One Ultimate Goal

By Dakota Grossman

March 13, 2018

Awards and recognition are not only won with numbers. Oftentimes, the small and mighty teams come out on top. The University of Utah women’s nine-member tennis team has created a strong and powerful unit that makes them unstoppable on and off the court. Senior Alexia Petrovic  said the Utes are...

New Language, New Team

New Language, New Team

By Dakota Grossman

March 5, 2018

Traveling to a foreign country to compete for a Division l program can be intimidating, but many international athletes chase after this experience — even if it means teaching themselves a second language along the way. Maurane Corbin, a freshman on the University of Utah women’s basketball team,...

Personal Days Make Game Days Meaningful

Personal Days Make Game Days Meaningful

By Dakota Grossman

March 2, 2018

Connecting the mind to the body in a positive way is crucial for athletic performance. However, in a survey conducted by the American College Health Association, half of the student-athlete respondents reported feeling overwhelming anxiety in the 12 months, and 30 percent felt depressed in the past 12...

Camera Calls Petrovic to Screen

Camera Calls Petrovic to Screen

By Dakota Grossman

February 21, 2018

Even as a first grader, Alexia Petrovic of the University of Utah women’s tennis team knew she wanted to be on camera. News was her initial passion, but when Petrovic discovered her love for sports, she wanted to get into sports broadcasting. It was not until her young adult years when her dreams...

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