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Wrestling team competes at Big 12 Championships

The wrestling team took sixth place overall at the Big 12 Championships in Oklahoma last weekend, March 9 and 10. “We were confident that we would perform well at the Big 12s. Our guys were finally getting healthy again and most were peaking at the right time,” head wrestling coach Greg Williams said. This season, […]

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Wrestling tops CSUB, falls to WVU

On Jan. 25, the Wolverines battled two teams, first winning against California State University of Bakersfield 18-13 before falling to West Virginia University 26-13. In front of their home crowd at the Lockhart Arena, UVU’s wrestling team jumped off to a great start with a number of solid victories over the Roadrunners. At the 125-pound […]

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UVU heads to South Beach Duals

Shortly after Christmas, on Dec. 29-30, UVU’s wrestling team left for Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to compete in the South Beach Duals, a tournament that included facing three opponents that were ranked in the top 15 in the country. On the opening day of the tournament, the Wolverines first faced the 13th-ranked Purdue Boilermakers. Junior Grant […]

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UVU kicks off season with Green and Black Dual

On Nov. 1, UVU’s wrestlers competed in the Green and Black Intrasquad Dual, with the Green Team coming out on top 41-19. “I thought the older guys took care of business and did what we expected of them,” said head coach Greg Williams. “I saw a lot of things with the young guys that they […]

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UVU wrestler suspended after being charged with rape at Heber music festival

This story was updated Fri. Oct. 19 at 9:37 a.m. MST. A student athlete at UVU has been suspended from the men’s wrestling team after being charged with the sexual assault of a woman at a music festival in June. The wrestler in question, Dayton Lee Racer, was charged this week in the 4th District […]

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Wrestler Taylor LaMont heads to World Championships

Photo credit: Mike Smith/MatShots Wolverine wrestler Taylor LaMont will be representing the United States at the 2018 Junior World Championships in Slovakia from Sept. 17-23. Since securing a place on the U.S. Greco-Roman World Team in June, he hopes to claim the top spot on the podium during this year’s tournament. The Utah native, who […]

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Wrestling team accomplishes groundbreaking and record setting season

Five wrestlers headed to NCAA Championships Photo courtesy of UVU Athletics UVU’s wrestling team broke the top 25 and are sending five members of the squad to the NCAA Championships — both are firsts in program history. Taylor LaMont, Demetrius Romero, Kimball Bastian, Dustin Dennison and Tanner Orndorff have all earned the right to participate […]

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Wrestling with the season to remember

Photo courtesy of UVU Athletics The Wolverines season was one to remember as they made history being ranked in the top 25 for the first time and have several ranked wrestlers to represent them in the postseason. Dustin Dennison, Taylor LaMont, and Demitrius Romero led the team to much success this season. Each of the three […]

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UVU wrestling gets major upgrade to its program

Wolverines join Big 12 Conference Kyle McDonald | Sports Editor | @kylesportsbias   The Utah Valley University wrestling team announced Wednesday that they would be one of five schools moving to the Big 12 Conference beginning in the 2015-16 academic year. “We’re really excited,” UVU head coach Greg Williams said. “It’s a higher level of […]

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Are men’s and women’s sports equal?

A breakdown of Title IX Kenzie Jones | Sports Editor | @KenzieScribbler Photo Credit: Gabi Campbell, Photo Editor, @gabicampbellphotos Info Graphic: Kenzie Jones “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded form participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity […]

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