Author: Reed Noble

Free car care clinic

The Department of Automotive Technology is putting on a car care clinic that offers students, faculty and the community a free visual inspection on their cars. The clinic is being held Thursday, Nov. 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sparks Automotive Building, which is located in between the Gunther Technology Building and the Woodbury Business Building on the southeast part of campus. “Bring your car and stay in it while faculty and students check your car to make sure that everything looks good,” said Automotive Instructor Todd Low. “We are not going to fix anything but if we see anything that needs to be fixed then we will make recommendations.” Once the car gets checked out, it should take approximately 15 minutes. Come on down this...

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Never give up, no matter what

Injury has never stopped Josh McCabe The cross country team should be thankful for Josh McCabe. McCabe, a 5-foot-11-inch junior from Springville, is a star runner for the team. He has gone through many down times in his career because of injury, but injury has never stopped McCabe from working hard and getting better. McCabe was recruited by other in-state schools Utah State and Southern Utah, but came to run with UVU. Since arriving home from an LDS mission two and a half years ago, McCabe has been injured for almost an entire year within that time, breaking his toe, bruising his knee very badly and getting Iliotibial Band Syndrome, one of the leading causes of lateral knee pain in runners. “I would never say that I am immune to injuries,” McCabe said. “This season I’ve had aches and pains, some that have scared me and others that were not so scary.” After receiving treatment for ITBS in Park City this summer, McCabe ran about 650 miles to get ready for this season. Despite injury, McCabe has been focusing on this season and feels very healthy. “I envision myself passing runners at the end of a race and winning,” McCabe said. “You have to be confident and mentally tough.” As a freshman, McCabe was named to the GWC First Team All-Conference. As a sophomore, he was named a GWC...

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Disc golf course on campus

UVU has its own disc golf course, located around the ponds between the main campus buildings and the baseball field. Disc golf started in the late 60’s by a man whose name was “Steady” Ed Headrick. He was the father of not only disc golf, but of modern day disc sports.

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Intramural flag football team dominates national tournament

UVU’s flag football team won the Region VI Tournament in Tempe, AZ, which was held Nov. 7-8. This marks the Wolverines third regional championship in the last 5 years. They went into the tournament as the number one seed and won every game going 6-0. Not only did they win every game, they also worked every opponent through the “mercy” rule, which is a rule that ends the game early if a team is ahead by more than 20 points.

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Fairbanks poised to lead team to 20-win season

Last season the women’s basketball team won 16 games and they were also undefeated in the McKay Center. Their success has been largely based on Robyn Fairbanks. Fairbanks hales from Alberta, Canada and loves the outdoors. The two-time All-American has dominated opponents in the past and her senior season as a Wolverine appears it will be no different.

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