Spring football: Much ado about nothing

April 24, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo courtesy of Neon Tommy As college football teams around the country wrap up their spring practices, each fan base begins the inevitable conversation of “is this finally our year?” Who can blame the overly optimistic fan after they’ve watched all the videos of incoming freshmen, read all the articles on impact upperclassmen and listened […]

An MVP race for the ages

April 3, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo courtesy of Daniel Drost Each year, the NBA hands out its award for the league’s most valuable player. During most seasons the most deserving recipient of the trophy is abundantly clear by the end of the season, as was the case the last two years when Stephen Curry was honored. With as many as […]

March Madness makes its return

March 6, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Brigham Berthold On Sunday, the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament field will be revealed. As the much-anticipated selection show approaches, let’s look back at the many storylines of how we arrived here and what to look forward to in the weeks to come. For the local teams, each squad had its […]

The toxic trio of sports, politics and the media

February 21, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Illustration by Tyler Carpenter Before Tom Brady led the New England Patriots to the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history, he, along with team owner Robert Kraft and head coach Bill Belichick, was pressed on his relationship with and support of President Donald Trump. The questions turned into segments on sports talk television programs in […]

Controversy in Cooperstown: What to do with the Baseball Hall of Fame

February 1, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo courtesy of the Baseball Hall of Fame Throughout the history of baseball, debates have risen concerning players who used performance-enhancing drugs. Specifically, what to do with the players who broke records but were also suspected of or admitted to using steroids. Earlier this month, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America cast their ballots for […]

KSL’s Jensen attributes success to his UVU experience

January 23, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes KSL’s Jeremiah Jensen is paid to cover and report on sports, and he wouldn’t have it any other way. His journey from small town boy to well known broadcaster is one of hard work and dedication. When he was four years old, Jensen’s family moved to Smoot, Wyoming where the population was 100. With a […]

Who is the best men’s basketball team in Utah?

January 17, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Still early in the 2016-17 college basketball season, the question of who is the best team in the state of Utah is challenging to answer. However, midway through the month of January there have been a few eye-opening games and players making a case for each team. Let’s start here at UVU. The Wolverines earned […]

Nonconference schedule proved beneficial for UVU women’s basketball

January 12, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Mykah Heaton As the calendar turns to a new year, the UVU women’s basketball team looks to build off its strong finish in nonconference play. With the arrival of a new conference season, here is a look back at some of the biggest storylines from the 15-game nonconference slate. Ending 2016 the right […]

Wins will come in good time

December 6, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Brigham Berthold With each new season comes new expectations and goals. Last month, the Utah Valley University women’s basketball team returned to the hardwood. Before the season tipped off, the Wolverines were picked to finish fifth in the Western Athletic Conference by the media. Through the first few weeks of the nonconference schedule, […]

Volleyball: Wolverines win in five sets, advance to title match

November 19, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Byron Harward LAS CRUCES, N.M.–After earning a first-round bye in the Western Athletic Conference tournament, the Utah Valley University volleyball team ousted Cal State Bakersfield in a five-set thriller (22-25, 25-22, 25-17, 20-25, 15-12) to earn a spot in Saturday’s title match. The No. 2-seeded Wolverines will meet No. 5-seeded UT Rio Grande […]