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WAC Weekly: Winter is Here

Just like the very first WAC Weekly with fall sports, we’ll break down the preseason predictions for both men’s and women’s basketball and take a look at what may happen down the line, as well as UVU wrestling. Though the WAC does not have wrestling in the conference, UVU has boasted one of the best programs in the nation over the last couple of seasons, so the grapplers of UVU will get some well deserved recognition here.

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WAC Weekly: WAC play winners, losers, improvers and what’s next?

In three weeks’ time all postseason tournaments will have either just begun or come to a close for all fall sports. So, keep an eye out for more continued success from these winners, some possible success for our losers and potential success from the improver.

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WAC Weekly: What’s known and unknown

One obvious thing we know is, Utah Valley men’s soccer senior forward Blake Frischknecht is really, really good at scoring goals. An example of what we don’t quite know is, after New Mexico State in volleyball, whose play is for real and whose is fake?

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WAC Weekly: What to look out for

It’s time to mark these dates down — what dates exactly? The dates of WAC play beginning for each fall sport! Yes, it is finally upon us, the time where we inch closer to crowning the regular season and conference tournament champions in each sport. But first, what exactly should we be looking out for? […]

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Creer’s Column: It’s time for fair pay

The change being implemented in California is a step in the right direction, and it would be smart for state legislatures to do the same. With all of the money athletes bring into state institutions, maybe it would be nice if they could make a little money for themselves.

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WAC Weekly Column: The awakening of fall sports

We did it. We made it. What is it, you may be wondering? No, not the start of school but the slowest time of the sports calendar year is over with. Goodbye, dog days of mid-July and mid-August, where debates of professional athletes at AAU basketball games are the center of attention. Hello, fall sports […]

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How Mark Pope transformed UVU into ‘Second-chance U’

Akolda Manyang needed to go somewhere he felt safe. He was still searching for stability shortly after being kicked off the Oklahoma basketball team following an arrest in his home state of Minnesota. He and another man were arrested when they assaulted a cab driver and stole his car keys after a night of drinking. […]

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Owlz plan to leave Orem for Pueblo despite contract through 2022

The Orem Owlz are moving to Pubelo, Colo. in time for the 2020 season, the team’s owner announced in a video posted by the Pueblo Chieftain Wednesday. Jeff Katofsky, the owner of the advanced-rookie league affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, plans to relocate the ball club to Colorado with the intention of starting a […]

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UVU men’s basketball defeats Grand Canyon 68-56

  Photo Credit: Zach Burkart With both teams sitting at four wins and one loss in conference play, the matchup between UVU and GCU’s men’s basketball teams had a lot riding on it. UVU recent game against NMSU provided their first loss in the WAC and the Wolverines returned to Orem in hopes of bouncing […]

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UVU unveils new naming rights agreement with UCCU for baseball stadium

Photo courtesy of UVU Athletics The baseball stadium at UVU will be renamed UCCU Ballpark after a new naming rights agreement was announced Thursday morning at a press event at the stadium. President Matthew Holland announced a 10-year extension with Utah Community Credit Union in exchange for a gift of $5.5 million. In addition to […]

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