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Technology Now Making the Calls

Technology Now Making the Calls

By Scott Funk

September 7, 2017

During an MLB game in 2010, Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga pitched a perfect game with two outs in the top of the ninth inning. Cleveland Indians shortstop Jason Donald was at the plate. A swing, hit and groundball lead to first baseman Miguel Cabrera fielding the ball before quickly throwing...

When Should the Rivalry be Played?

A member of the University  Band walking off the field after the opening ceremonies at Rice Eccles Stadium. September 10, 2016 Adam Fondren

By Carra McManamon and Scott Funk

September 5, 2017

Tipping the Traditions of College Football By Scott Funk The Holy War is a competition that every person in the state of Utah looks forward to. It’s a matchup that constantly entertains. When do we desire that entertainment the most? After conference play, is it nice to end the season with a riv...

Red Rocks Look to Balance School and Sport

Maddy Stover performs on the balance beam during the Utah Utes vs. California Golden Bears Women's Gymnastics meet at the Hunstman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Feb.4, 2017. (Rishi Deka, Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Scott Funk

August 31, 2017

It’s that time of the year again where students are jumping back into the grind of a new school year. Whether it be an incoming freshman, a returning student or someone coming back to school after having not attended for several years, there is one major commonality between all college students: All...

Volleyball: Utes Open Season with Bluegrass Battle

Tawnee Luafalemana (20) hits the ball during the Utah Women's Volleyball Red vs. White Scrimmage at the U Hunstman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (Dr. Rishi Deka  | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Scott Funk

August 25, 2017

School is back in session, which means it's time for the University of Utah volleyball team to open up its 2017 regular season this weekend with the Bluegrass Battle in Lexington, Kentucky. The Utes will visit Memorial Coliseum to take on Cincinnati at 11 a.m. MT on Friday, Aug. 25 and No. 14 ranked...

What Utah Football Needs to Succeed

What Utah Football Needs to Succeed

By Scott Funk

August 17, 2017

It has been a busy offseason for the University of Utah football program. Eight Utes were drafted in the NFL, head coach Kyle Whittingham was given a new contract extension through the year 2021 and a new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Troy Taylor joined the team. The Utes look like a different...

Injuries Influence Stover To Be a Role Model

Injuries Influence Stover To Be a Role Model

By Scott Funk

August 16, 2017

In sports, there is always the possibility an athlete will suffer an injury. Whether it be a career-ending injury or one that allows them to compete, but requires caution and attention, injuries and sports go hand in hand. Athletes do what they can to prevent injuries, but that does not guarantee they...

Mentally Preparing for New Season

Mentally Preparing for New Season

By Scott Funk

August 13, 2017

With a new school year about to get underway, students are preparing for what will be an academic grind, but for many student-athletes, the athletic grind has already begun. For the University of Utah women’s basketball team, their work began in June with summer strength and conditioning. As the Utes...

Women’s Basketball: Utes Ready for 10-day Italian Tour

Tanaeya Boclair driving the lane on Tuesday, Nov 17,2015. Photo by Chris Ayers.

By Scott Funk

August 5, 2017

With a new season for the University of Utah women's basketball team drawing near, the Utes are hoping to gain experience for their upcoming year when they embark on a 10-day trip to Italy on Saturday, Aug. 5. The Italy tour is intended to help the Utes from a basketball standpoint and an educational...

Persistence Led Koskinen from Overseas to Utah

Persistence Led Koskinen from Overseas to Utah

By Scott Funk

August 5, 2017

Experience, maturity and height is what the new University of Utah Women’s Basketball commit Elli Koskinen brings to the table. The 6' 5" Finland native will join the Utes for the 2017-18 season, after playing club ball and competing with the Finnish national team. Koskinen started playing basketball...

Calton Achieves Lifetime Goals at the U

University of Utah Women's Tennis sophomore Taylor Calton plays in a match agains the Weber State Wildcats at the George S. Eccles Tennis Center at the University of Utah on Sunday, March 26, 2017

By Scott Funk

July 27, 2017

From the time she was born, University of Utah tennis player Taylor Calton has been immersed in the sports world because both her parents were athletes. Calton has always had athletic blood running through her veins, and at the age of six, she discovered the sport she wanted to delve into; a sport that...

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