Category: Sports

Former women’s basketball players cite ‘toxic environment’ for early departures

In the past 5 seasons, 19 players have left the program Photo by Mykah Heaton At the end of her freshman season with the Utah Valley women’s basketball team in the spring of 2015, Brooke Wheeler had a meeting with head coach Cathy Nixon who informed her she would not be offered a scholarship for the next season. Wheeler, a 6-3 center from Springville, Utah, was told by Nixon that the team had recruited too many post players and needed to free up her scholarship for an incoming guard. She asked Wheeler to transfer to another school for a...

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UVU softball finally returns to their home field

Photo Courtesy of Dale Garvey UVU softball finally returned to its home field after being on the road the entire season. The two games on the home opener schedule were against the Utah State Aggies and Idaho State Bengals. This season, the Wolverines are currently 8-16, while last year,  it was 16-24 by the end of the season. Luckily, the team still has many games to play and a lot of practicing to do. Coach Tj Hubbard has been working long hours with the team to ensure everyone plays a position that is best suited for them. He also...

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