Olympics in 140 characters

I often ponder the role and influence social media has on the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Whether good, bad, interesting or boring there has been a rather noticeable presence of social media thus far.

Heaps looks to continue success

  Like any other student athlete, senior Chelsey Heaps of the UVU women’s volleyball team knows very well the importance of maintaining balance on the court and in the classroom. Take the fact she landed a spot on the Great West Conference All-Academic team in the fall of 2010 and the GWC All-Conference Second Team […]

For Hall, on-field accomplishments come second

When it comes to humility, Orem Owlz first basemen Frazier Hall could write the book, though he never would. It’s not that he can’t write or tell a story, because he can. Hall just isn’t the kind of guy to toot his own horn, despite the numerous accomplishments he has achieved playing baseball. When asked […]

Kotchman continues to feel out pitching staff

With some much needed help from the bullpen, the Orem Owlz finished off their four game series sweep against the Idaho Falls Chukars with a 7-5 victory. In the top of the sixth inning, the Chukars took the lead with their second two-run homerun of the night, making the score 5-4. “I’m being very, very […]

College to cable: former wrestler Ramsey Nijem stars in “Ultimate Fighter”

  From student wrestler to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, former Wolverine Ramsey Nijem has demonstrated his ability to adapt quickly to the world of mixed martial arts fighting. Nijem, a recent contestant and finalist on UFC’s “The Ultimate Fighter” television show, started his professional MMA career while he was attending classes at UVU. Without any […]

Rookie C.J. Cron shines in debut

The Orem Owlz came into tonight’s game against the Ogden Raptors looking to even out the series 2-2 and were able to pull out a 6-4 victory with the help of newcomer C.J. Crom. Owlz starter Daniel Vargas-Vila gave up an early second inning solo homerun to Raptors right fielder Noel Cuevas. The Owlz immediately […]

Wolverines baseball takes conference title

In only its second NCAA season, the baseball team ended a dominant conference season with a huge 5-1 win in the Great West Conference championship game against Houston Baptist, giving them their second consecutive GWC Championship title. After dominating the conference and winning the Great West Conference Championship in their first season, UVU baseball had […]