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

September 12, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

September 10, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes   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

April 21, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

April 14, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

April 7, 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

March 29, 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

March 22, 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

March 19, 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]

Wolverine women bounced from WAC tournament with OT loss

March 14, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Utah Valley women’s basketball team made its debut in the Western Athletic Conference tournament on Wednesday in a hard-fought overtime loss to Bakersfield, 65-63. The No. 7 seed Wolverines were led by a career-best performance from sophomore center Sam Loggins, who scored 28 points and pulled down 12 boards. True freshman Rhaiah Spooner-Knight also […]

Let’s get ready to rumble

March 3, 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hope soars high as the wrestling Wolverines of Utah Valley host the WWC tournament and try to punch as many tickets to the national stage on March 8. This is the first time that the school will host the tournament, and the team is excited to have the opportunity to take its skills to the […]