The Daily Utah Chronicle

It’s All Mental: Student Athletes’ Mentality is just as Important as Physicality

By Kim Brenneisen

April 12, 2017

While an athlete’s physicality may be what gets them to the top, such as LeBron James in the NBA, it’s mentality that pushes them to strive for more. At the same time though, that mentality could be an athlete’s downfall. After James and the Miami Heat lost in the 2011 NBA Championships to the...

Daniels, Zamora Transfer from Utah

Daniels, Zamora Transfer from Utah

By Kim Brenneisen

March 31, 2017

One day before games get underway in Phoenix for the Final Four, the University of Utah men’s basketball announced that freshman Devon Daniels and junior transfer JoJo Zamora are not returning to the program for the 2017-18 season. Daniels' announcement to leave comes almost unexpectedly though....

Feasibility Study to Look at Possible Expansion at Rice-Eccles

Feasibility Study to Look at Possible Expansion at Rice-Eccles

By Kim Brenneisen

March 27, 2017

A hot topic for University of Utah football fans has been whether or not Rice-Eccles Stadium should expand. Some argue that it would allow for more fans to attend the sold-out games, while others argue that the games would no longer be sold out if there was more accommodation. On Monday, March 27, the...

Aiming to Succeed in the NFL

Aiming to Succeed in the NFL

By Kim Brenneisen

March 24, 2017

Even though he was only a Ute for one season, offensive lineman Garett Bolles wants to do his best to represent the University of Utah as he pursues his NFL career.  Bolles is expected to be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft and nearly every single NFL team sent a scout to Salt Lake C...

Snubbed by the Combine, Another Chip on Dimick’s Shoulder

Snubbed by the Combine, Another Chip on Dimick’s Shoulder

By Kim Brenneisen

March 23, 2017

Former Utah defensive end Hunter Dimick has seemingly always had something to prove. One of the more dedicated University of Utah football players to come through the program — wanting to bail on a family trip to Spain so he could stay in Utah to practice freshman year — Dimick put up record-...

Boise State Ends Utah’s Season

Boise State Ends Utah’s Season

By Kim Brenneisen

March 14, 2017

Prior to Tuesday night’s first round NIT matchup, head coach Larry Krystkowiak mentioned there could be a sense of disappointment since the team did not make the NCAA Tournament. Boise State’s Chandler Hutchison, however, was eager to put his name on the map regardless of where he was playing. Hutchi...

Win or Go Home, Utah Hosts Boise State for NIT

Win or Go Home, Utah Hosts Boise State for NIT

By Kim Brenneisen

March 13, 2017

Another chance to play together - that's how the Runnin’ Utes are viewing their postseason. The University of Utah men's basketball team ultimately fell shy of its goal of reaching the NCAA Tournament, but the team has another shot to redeem itself in NIT as it hosts Boise State in the first roun...

Runnin’ Utes Set for NIT

Runnin’ Utes Set for NIT

By Kim Brenneisen

March 13, 2017

As expected, the University of Utah men’s basketball team failed to make the NCAA Tournament for the third straight year. The Runnin’ Utes were, however, invited to the NIT. On Selection Sunday, the Utes were placed as a No. 3 seed in the NIT, and they will play host to Boise State on Tuesday n...

One and Done, Utes Lose in Pac-12 Tourney

One and Done, Utes Lose in Pac-12 Tourney

March 9, 2017

Nothing’s set in stone once it’s March, not even an 11 point lead with less than three minutes to play. Utah mustered up enough strength to come within one point of Cal’s late game lead, but it wasn’t enough to overcome early damage as Cal went on to win 78-75. The Bears led by double digits late in the T...

Runnin’ Utes Set for Rematch with Cal

Runnin’ Utes Set for Rematch with Cal

March 9, 2017

What's March without a little drama? The University of Utah men's basketball team is competing in the Pac-12 Tournament as the No. 4 seed after winning a total of 20 games on the season. Although that seed looked almost unattainable for a couple of weeks, the Utes never lost faith in their ability to accom...

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