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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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Wolverine soccer has near sweep of WAC POTW honors

Both the men’s and women’s soccer programs at Utah Valley University started off the homecoming week winning. No, not for any games played yet — your Wolverines had three players bring home WAC Player of the Week honors for the week of Sept. 16-23. Women’s Soccer A sweep of the weekly honor for the women’s […]

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Who’s ready for some Volleyball?

What’s the best part of starting school? The start of Fall sports, namely volleyball season! Last season the Wolverines had not only 20 wins, but also reached the Western Athletic Conference tournament championship match, and were runner-up to New Mexico State University. That then booked them their first national postseason win. This year will be […]

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Will court ruling hurt universities?

Appeals court rules in favor of NCAA Kyle McDonald | Sports editor | @kylesportsbias On September 30, the Ninth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals ruled that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) may restrict colleges from compensating athletes beyond the cost of attendance.  The ruling threw out a federal judge finding last year […]

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Heading to Vegas

Women’s Basketball is off to the WAC Tournament Kyle Bruderer | Sports Writer | @brudkyle The Utah Valley University women’s basketball team’s second regular season as a member of the Western Athletic Conference has come to an end. After a disappointing 7-23 record in their inaugural year with the WAC, the Wolverines were desperate for […]

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After tough year, UVU men’s basketball prepares for 2015 WAC tournament

Tim Castaneda, Sports Writer, @xTIMBOxSLICEx It’s been a rough up-and-down ride for the Utah Valley men’s basketball team this 2014-2015 season. For a team one year removed from losing key players to graduation, a Western Athletic Conference regular-season title and UVU’s first-ever appearance in the NIT men’s basketball tournament, a No. 4 WAC finish would […]

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UVU Track & Field’s Great Season

WAC Indoor Track And Field Championships Coming Up Soon Dustan Copeland | Sports Writer | @dustycopey Utah Valley’s Track & Field team is ready for the WAC Indoor Track & Field Championships. In the midst of a stellar season, the men are entering the championships ranked in the top 15 of the region. The women […]

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