The Daily Utah Chronicle

Football team’s win to bust the BCS was biggest Utah win ever

By By Chris Kamrani, Asst. Sports Editor

September 3, 2008

By Chris Kamrani, Asst. Sports EditorThe U athletic program has had some monumental wins in its prestigious existence. Everyone has heard about Arnie Ferrin and his 1944 Utes defeating Dartmouth to win the national championship. The faithful U contingency recalls the Andre Miller, Hanno Mottola and M...

A win is still just a win

By By Nick Pappas and By Nick Pappas

September 2, 2008

By Nick PappasUtah beat Michigan. A win is a win, isn't it? At the end of the national broadcast, the cameras panned the sidelines of the 108,000 fans in the Big House. Their faces were as ugly as the loss. The U came into a hostile stadium, played the most prolific team in college football history and...

Utah goes 2-0 in Ute Invitational

By By Paige Fieldsted, Staff Writer and By Paige Fieldsted, Staff Writer

September 2, 2008

By Paige Fieldsted, Staff WriterThe Utah women's volleyball team started its season off perfectly, going 2-0 at the Ute Invitational this past weekend.The Utes started the season off with a 3-0 sweep over Utah Valley University on Friday at Crimson Court, winning 25-17, 25-10 and 25-22. "We played pr...

Utes come off winless in two home games

By By Bryan Chouinard, Staff Writer and By Bryan Chouinard, Staff Writer

September 2, 2008

By Bryan Chouinard, Staff WriterThe Utes opened their 2008 home field campaign this Labor Day weekend as they welcomed Arizona and No. 19 Georgia onto Ute Field.It was a tough weekend for Ute fans to swallow, as the team was on the wrong end of a 4-0 shutout at the hands of Arizona on Friday and gave up...

Three’s a crowd

By By Chris Kamrani, Asst. Sports Editor and By Chris Kamrani, Asst. Sports Editor

September 2, 2008

By Chris Kamrani, Asst. Sports EditorANN ARBOR, MICH.8212;The oft-injured quarterback, the All-American and the guy who previously played one quarter for the U football program led the Utes past mighty Michigan.Brian Johnson, Louie Sakoda and Matt Asiata have each paved their own separate paths towa...

Utes escape Ann Arbor in thrilling fashion

By By Chris Kamrani, Asst. Sports Editor

August 30, 2008

By Chris Kamrani, Asst. Sports EditorANN ARBOR8212;It could have been deemed ironic that the majority of the Utah fans at the Big House were shaped in the form of a "U" on the south side of Michigan Stadium. Bleeding bits of red support Saturday afternoon, the U football team showed up to the Big House t...

The Edge: Utah Utes vs Michigan Wolverines

By By Chris Kamrani, Asst. Sports Editor

August 29, 2008

By Chris Kamrani, Asst. Sports EditorQuarterbackThe Utes have Brian Johnson, a guy that was ranked No. 4 in all-purpose yardage in 2005. Michigan is currently sporting a double-headed monster of redshirt sophomore Nick Sheridan and redshirt freshman Steven Threet. Neither has ever started a college ga...

Gearing the Utes up for Michigan

By By Tony Pizza, Sports Editor

August 29, 2008

By Tony Pizza, Sports EditorFor most people, preparing for a weekend business trip includes packing a bag and leaving a note on the bathroom mirror to remember one's toothbrush. For Kelly Sharitt, it's a little more complicated.As the U football team's equipment manager, he and his assistant Chris Hawkes ar...

Ute fans should give Ludwig another chance

By By Nicholas Pappas

August 29, 2008

By Nicholas PappasThe student section at Utah football games is a passionate bunch. Nearly every game after a four-and-out series, the wild-eyed fans cup their hands to their mouths, look toward the men in headsets, and begin a chant that ends careers:"Fire Ludwig!"These are also the same fans who pain...

Cross country starts new season with in-state rivals

August 29, 2008

The U cross country team kicks off its season this weekend as the Utes head to Logan for the Utah State Open.With in-state rivals Utah State and Weber State being the only other participants, the Utes will get a chance to see how their runners match up against the local competition. Although the Utes fini...