The Daily Utah Chronicle

Sammy Mora is currently in her fourth year of writing for The Daily Utah Chronicle. This year she will take on a new position as the Sports Editor for the current school year. Before writing here, Sammy was a four year staff member of her high school newspaper The Speaking Eagle where she reached the level of sports editor.

No. 4 Utah Gymnastics Hits Road for Final Time in Regular Season

University of Utah women's gymnastics senior Missy Reinstadtler performs on the Floor in a dual meet vs. Oregon State University at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 29, 2020

  For the final time this regular season, the No. 4 University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team will compete on the road. This time, the Red Rocks will be competing in the Pacific Northwest as they head to Seattle to take on No. 13 Washington. This will be the first time since the 2018 season...

Griffeths Look to Make Their Mark on Utah Gymnastics

University of Utah women's gymnastics sophomore Cammy Hall is cheered by University of Utah assistant gymnastics coach Garrett Griffeth after her performance on the 
Vault in a dual meet vs. Oregon State University at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020.  (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 26, 2020

  When tasked to follow the footsteps of two of the most decorated coaches in college gymnastics, all eyes were on the newly appointed head coach Tom Farden to see who would help fill the voids on the University of Utah gymnastics staff.  Farden chose to go with two people who had a similar background ...

Paulson Scores 10 as No. 3 Utah Gymnastics Takes Down No. 3 UCLA on the Road

University of Utah women's gymnastics freshman Abby Paulson performs on the balance beam in the Deseret dual meet vs. BYU, Utah State, and Southern Utah University at the Maverik Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

  Ice cold. That’s what the the No. 3 University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team were when they marched into Pauley Pavilion and scored a season high 198.075. The Red Rocks put together a solid meet and held back the UCLA comeback. The Bruins also crossed the 198 point mark, but it just was...

Battle of the Best as No. 3 Utah Gymnastics Set to Take on No. 3 UCLA

University of Utah women's gymnastics junior Sydney Soloski performs on the Floor in a dual meet vs. Oregon State University at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 21, 2020

  The biggest meet of the season is upon the No. 3 University of Utah gymnastics team. The team will make the journey to Los Angeles to take on in-conference foe No. 3 UCLA. This meet is one that fans circle every season, as the two teams combined hold seven of the last eight conference championship...

No. 3 Utah Gymnastics Falls on Floor, Still Comes Out Victorious

University of Utah women's gymnastics senior Missy Reinstadtler performs on the Uneven Bars in a dual meet vs. Oregon State University at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 15, 2020

  While the score sheet says it was a win for the No. 3 University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team, the team doesn’t feel particularly victorious. Utah took down No. 21 Oregon State 197.100-196.275 at home with yet another sold-out crowd, but the team wasn’t satisfied with what they did at...

Men’s Track and Field Will Benefit the Athletic Department More Than You’d Think

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

In previous years, not having a men’s track and field team may have hurt Utah football on the recruiting trail. Lots of high school football players like to participate in the sport. While the kids who usually play corner or wide receiver tend to run in the track events, the kids who play the positions...

No. 3 Utah Gymnastics Set for Lone Home Meet in February, Hosts No. 21 Oregon State

University of Utah women's gymnastics team greets the crowd after their victory in a dual meet vs. Arizona State University at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 12, 2020

  After a successful road trip, the No. 3 University of Utah gymnastics team is back home for the only time this month as they host No. 21 Oregon State. Not only is this meet the fan-favorite character day, but it is also the alumni meet, meaning former Utah gymnastics will be in attendance....

Clutch Beam Performance as No. 3 Utah Gymnastics Take Down No. 12 Golden Bears

University of Utah women's gymnastics freshman Maile O'Keefe performs on the balance beam in a dual meet vs. Arizona State at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 8, 2020

  In seasons past, the beam has seemed to be the Achilles' heel for the No. 3 University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team. This year’s team is different.  After the Red Rocks were tied heading into the final rotation, the team posted a season high score of 49.625 on the beam to seal a wi...

No. 3 Utah Gymnastics Faces Top 15 Opponent on Road

University of Utah women's gymnastics sophomore Adrienne Randall is greeted by her team after her performance on the balance beam in a dual meet vs. Arizona State University at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 8, 2020

  The No. 3 University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team will face their biggest test up to this point of the season as they head to Berkeley to take on No. 12 Cal. When the two teams met in Salt Lake City last season, Utah came out on top 197.150-196.225.   Scouting No. 3 Utah  Record: (6-0 Overall, 2-0 Pac-...

LeBlanc Comes West, Shines on the Gymnastics Team

University of Utah women's gymnastics junior Emilie LeBlanc performs on the balance beam in a dual meet vs. Arizona State at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020.  (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 7, 2020

  When junior Emilie LeBlanc first had the idea to transfer to the University of Utah from the University of Maryland, she immediately called Macey Roberts, who had made the same transfer a few seasons earlier. LeBlanc wasn’t happy with her role in College Park and was looking for a school that ...