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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

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Ute defense will get tested against Falcon triple option

By By Marco Villano, Staff Writer September 18, 2008

By Marco Villano, Staff WriterDefending the option in football is like trying to catch three robbers who don't mind getting caught, because they're going to get up 60 more times, pound the snot out of...

The Edge: Utah Utes vs. Air Force Academy

September 18, 2008

Quarterback Air Force quarterback Shea Smith has tossed for 90 yards in three games. Utah's Brian Johnson has thrown for 692. Catch the drift? With respect to the Falcons, it would be atypical to see Smith...

Young Utes show signs of maturity

By By Bryan Chouinard, Staff Writer September 17, 2008

By Bryan Chouinard, Staff WriterIt has been a busy couple of days for goalie Emalee Rogers and the Utah women's soccer team.Friday night the Utes ended their four game losing streak in front of a record-breaking...

Chouinard: MWC has a leg up on the PAC-10 this year

By By Bryan Chouinard September 17, 2008

By Bryan ChouinardThe Mountain West Conference turned 10 this year, and no matter what Commissioner Craig Thompson and his office had planned to commemorate the first decade of the conference's existence,...

Refocusing on offense

By By Paige Fieldsted, Staff Writer September 16, 2008

By Paige Fieldsted, Staff WriterKnock on woodHeading into the fourth week of the season, the women's volleyball team is 100 percent injury free.Head coach Beth Launiere said it's common for her team to...

Final round stumble leaves Utes tied for 13th

By By Marco Villano, Staff Writer September 16, 2008

By Marco Villano, Staff WriterAfter two solid rounds the first day at the Ron Moore Invitational in Denver, the Utes slipped and finished in a tie for 13th. The Utes went into the final round in a tie...

Mountain West school should hold higher bid

By By Quinn Wilcox September 16, 2008

By Quinn WilcoxDon't get me wrong, East Carolina does deserve a lot of credit.The Pirates knocked off Virginia Tech and West Virginia, but take a closer peek at these victories, they aren't as astonishing...

Pirates will bust the BCS this season

By By Marco Villano September 16, 2008

By Marco VillanoEvery season in college football, one mid-conference team makes a push to bust the BCS. So far in this short season there are three. East Carolina, Utah and BYU are all making a run at...

Notebook: Punt situation needs rectifying

By By Chris Kamrani, Asst. Sports Editor September 16, 2008

By Chris Kamrani, Asst. Sports EditorJuggling act If you confused the Ute punt returners with circus performers during Saturday's game against Utah State, your mind was on the right track.After head coach...

Smith finished in San Francisco

By By Chris Kamrani, Asst. Sports Editor September 15, 2008

By Chris Kamrani, Asst. Sports EditorHe was cast into the fire, expected to follow in the footsteps of the legendary ghosts in the city by the bay. After three seasons in the NFL, former Utah quarterback...