Day: June 28, 2010

Sports

Sports Brief – June 21, 2010

Nine Utah Valley University wrestlers were recognized by the Western Wrestling Conference for their academic success in 2009-10 as they were named to the conference All-Academic Team and the Coaches’ Honor Roll, as announced by the conference June 4. Four Wolverine wrestlers were named to the All-Academic Team this year, while five were named to […]

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Making Headlines: Changes to the Pac-10 include Utah

Kyle Whittingham’s Utes will be playing under a new conference as early as 2011. The Utes have been part of the Mountain West Conference since 1999 when it begun, but will only be part of that for one more season. It is reported that the move will come with perks for the Utes, including financial […]

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Correction

In our last issue, in the article regarding the UVU track and field team, we reported the indoor track and field team’s first NCAA Division I regional appearance. This competition was for the outdoor track and field team.

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Denny improving and progressing

Jordahn Denny’s family remains positive and thankful nearly 50 days after the softball player was thrown from her vehicle in a car accident that paralyzed her from the mid torso down. With each day that goes by, Jordahn keeps improving more and more as she remains in rehabilitation in Denver, working hard doing physical therapy. […]

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Rough ride: Rodeo team struggles at nationals

Sometimes, a rider is only as good as his or her horse. That was the message from Rodeo coach Shane Draper, whose team found itself struggling midway through the College National Finals Rodeo. Draper was less than pleased with the stock some of the team, especially the men, drew for their events. “We’d be getting […]

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Omaha dreams

“Two outs, bottom of the ninth with bases loaded and the pressure is on,” is a well-known phrase for kids playing in their backyards dreaming up the perfect scenario for a game-winning hit. Do we really understand what goes on in the life of a baseball player and the road that’s travelled to that all […]

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Opinions

UVU’s first improv comedy club wants you to join

On June 4, UVU welcomed the first performance of the summer from “What’s So Funny?,” the university’s first improv club. Set up similar to the television show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, the club members play different improv games that rely heavily on audience suggestions and participation. The club’s founder and current president, Reed Parkinson, […]

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Opinions

Famed writer Orson Scott Card to conduct writer’s seminar

New York Times best-selling author and former Utah Valley resident Orson Scott Card will be holding a two-day writing seminar called Uncle Orson’s Writing Seminar at UVU on June 28-29. Card is well-known as the writer of the popular Ender’s Game series of books, but has also found fame with works as diverse as Biblical […]

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UVU Writer’s Workshop to be held at Capitol Reef

The creative writing faculty will be holding the second annual Sleeping Rainbow Writer’s Workshop at UVU’s Capitol Reef Field Station on Sept. 15-18. This workshop is for full-time students who are passionate about creative writing in the areas of poetry, creative nonfiction and fiction. The cost is a low $25, which includes transportation, lodging and […]

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Local production of “110 in the Shade” brings national stars to Orem

110 in the Shade, which opens June 28, may be one of the biggest events to ever happen at the Hale Center Theatre in Orem. The show is being headlined by big stars and features a phenomenal local supporting cast. 110 in the Shade is the musical version of The Rainmaker, which is set during […]

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