Ready to rumble: UVU wrestling associate head coach, Erkin Tadzhimetov, looks to dominate in world championships

Ready to rumble:  UVU wrestling associate head coach, Erkin Tadzhimetov, looks to dominate in world championships

Garrett Coleman, Staff Writer, @legendgary62 First published in print July 28, 2014 Every day in practice, Erkin Tadzhimetov helps the Utah Valley wrestling team develop and become masters at their craft. Coaches give speeches about how to dig deep and perform the task at hand. It’s Tadzhimetov’s turn to put those words into practice as […]

Bigger, Faster, Stronger: The 2014 Strength and Fitness expo was held at the UCCU Center June 21

Bigger, Faster, Stronger: The 2014 Strength and Fitness expo was held at the UCCU Center June 21

  Garrett Coleman, Sports Reporter, @legendgary62 First published in print June 30, 2014 Utah Valley is notorious for many things, with dietary supplements and plastic surgery high on that list. Holding a fitness expo crowned with a bodybuilding competition would only make sense at the UCCU Center. The National Physique Committee, or NPC Utah, held […]

UVU athletics bids adieu to long-time Sr. Associate AD

UVU athletics bids adieu to long-time Sr. Associate AD

Behind every single athletic event that the school participates in is a team of dedicated workers that make sure the whole thing operates smoothly and seamlessly. As a spectator, one does not fully see the behind-the-scenes workers in action. Utah Valley University bids farewell to Dr. DJ Smith this year, the Senior Associate Athletic Director […]

Softball captures first home win

Softball captures first home win

Photo credit: Gabi Campbell Utah Valley softball has had its run through the ringer and come close in many games this season. The Wolverines have flirted with multiple victories at home and finally got the evasive win by defeating the Santa Clara Broncos on April 10. After losing to in-state rival BYU 9-0 in five […]

Playing sport for the love of the game

Playing sport for the love of the game

Sports are the first official love of my life. I enjoy writing about them, but I enjoy playing them even more. At UVU, we have a great thing going in our intramural programs, equipped with new fields and courts to enjoy. However, upon playing these sports here on campus, one thing has been made clear: […]

Another season in the books

Another season in the books

Photo credit: Gabi Campbell Anyone who has played sports knows the satisfaction that comes after a job well done. All of the hard work and effort seems to have paid off and the fruits of your labors can be seen. For the UVU wrestling team, those successes have grown in numbers, with a number of […]

Evaluating the WACmosphere

Evaluating the WACmosphere

Utah Valley men’s and women’s basketball teams recently went to the conference tournament with an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament on the line. During my time spent at this tournament, I was able to reflect on the season the teams had, how I had a distain for the conference tournament and how the WAC […]

UVU Wrestling seeks to add to historic season at nationals

UVU Wrestling seeks to add to historic season at nationals

Photo by Shane Truskolaski, UVU Athletics The wrestling Wolverines of Utah Valley have already set a school record for the most wrestlers sent to nationals with four this season. Jade Rauser (125 pounds) Avery Garner (141), Abner Cook (165) and Adam Fager (285) are hoping to make a national impact for the program. These grapplers […]

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