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U Gymnastics: Rocking 2019

University of Utah women's gymnastics team compete in a duel meet vs. Brigham Young University at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

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By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

December 6, 2018

After a great season capped off with a fifth-place finish in the NCAA Championship, the University of Utah gymnastics team is ready to get back on the floor of the Huntsman Center and start their season. The team is coming off their 43rd appearance in the NCAA National Championships. The team has...

Utes Protect their Home Fields

Utes Protect their Home Fields

By Leif Thulin

October 18, 2018

All schools prefer to play at home, and the Utes are no exception. The University of Utah features unique advantages when playing at home, such as being accustomed to the state's altitude. With an ominous elevation of 4,637 feet, the Utes have prepared themselves for the additional problems that the...

Maverik Center Picked to Host Gymnastics Championship

Maverik Center Picked to Host Gymnastics Championship

By Zach Janis

September 28, 2018

The University of Utah has had a storied gymnastics program, one that has been integral to the success and notoriety of the University itself. That notoriety got a big boost yesterday, when the Maverik Center agreed to host the Pac-12 Gymnastics championship for the next three years. The change in ...

Utah Athletics Cheat Sheet

Utah Utes take on Arizona State at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017.

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By Zach Janis

September 14, 2018

As the new year approaches, Utes fans look to the upcoming seasons of Utah athletics with hope for success, a willingness to move on from seasons past and a renewed sense of pride in the university they call home. Each sport that Utah has to offer comes with its own interesting aspects to keep in mi...

Gymnastics, Wrapping Up 2018, and Looking Forward to 2019

University of Utah women's gymnastics junior MaKenna Merrell-Giles performs on the balance beam in a duel meet vs. Brigham Young University at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

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By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

August 20, 2018

The University of Utah gymnastics team had another successful season in the 2017-2018 school year. The Red Rocks went 8-2 overall in their matches and placed fifth in the Super Six at the NCAA Championships in St. Louis, Missouri. The Utes welcomed new gymnasts and a number of familiar faces. Freshmen...

Utah’s Senior Presence Remains Key to Program Success

University of Utah senior guard Justin Bibbins (1) drove the ball in an NCAA Men's Basketball game vs. The Stanford Cardinals in Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday, February 8, 2018.

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By Zach Janis

May 31, 2018

As the 2017-2018 school year comes to a close, it gives us time to reflect on our achievements, struggles we endured and the outlook for the future we share. The same is true for Utah athletics. With the exception of track and field, all Utah sports have concluded for the school year, and so, the se...

Red Rocks Earn a Spot in the Super Six

University of Utah women's gymnastics freshman Sydney Soloski performs on the floor in a duel meet vs. The University of Georgia Bulldogs at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, March 16, 2018.

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By Carra McManamon

April 26, 2018

Inside the Dumke Gymnastics Center, the site where the University of Utah Red Rocks practice, is a sign with the word “Warrior” written on it. On Friday night, "warriors" were exactly what the Red Rocks had to be as they struggled on beam and vault to compete in the Super Six. “The good news...

Reinstadtler Reaches Potential at Right Time

Missy Reinstadtler performs her floor routine as the University of Utah Red Rocks take on the Georgia Bulldogs in their final match of the regular season at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT on Friday, March 16, 2018.

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By Carra McManamon

April 20, 2018

When the time came for yearbook day in fifth grade, Missy Reinstadtler decided she wanted to be a veterinarian. It was something everyone else was doing. Fast forward to her sophomore season in college and Reinstadtler, a biology major, is using the science she has been learning for her future career...

Kim Tessen: A Modern Day Philosopher

University of Utah women's gymnastics sophomore Kim Tessen performs on the uneven bars in a duel meet vs. Brigham Young University at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

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By Mackenzie McDermott

April 13, 2018

When Colleen and Chip Tessen couldn’t have children of their own, they turned to adoption. After 15 months, the Tessens traveled to China and brought their baby girl home. Now, sophomore Kim Tessen competes on the University of Utah gymnastics team. “It was an amazing journey from start to finish,”...

Reinstadtler’s Near Perfect Routine Takes Red Rocks to NCAA Championships

University of Utah women's gymnastics sophomore Missy Reinstadtler performs on the balance beam in an NCAA regional meet vs. Auburn, BYU, Cal, Stanford, and SUU at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, April 7, 2018.  (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Carra McManamon

April 10, 2018

In front of a sold-out crowd at the Salt Lake City Regional, the University of Utah gymnastics team punched its ticket to the NCAA Gymnastics Championship for the 43rd year in a row. The Red Rocks hosted the meet between BYU, Southern Utah University, Auburn, California and Stanford. In Red Rock...