Southern Utah University

Best of the West: Shifting teams around after an interesting week of basketball

For everyone but the top 3 teams, it was a shot at proving their worth near the midpoint in conference action.

Love 'Birds: SUU track athlete Alex Anderson wins title at Big Sky championships, proposes to teammate girlfriend

Alex Anderson was standing on the award podium with a first-place medal around his neck after winning the Big Sky Conference title in the men’s triple jump when he called for his girlfriend... Read more »

May 20, 2014

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Sports BLT Top Fan Contest is underway

We're looking for the best of the best among fans. Are you worthy of the title of Top Fan? Now you have your chance to prove it. Read more »

May 19, 2014


How did Utah, BYU, Utah State, SUU, UVU and Weber State fare in recent NCAA APR report?

The University of Utah came within one point of equaling the school record for multi-year APR calculations. Read more »

May 15, 2014


Mike Sorensen: It's a busy time of sports year, but college football lurks around the corner

It's a busy time of the sports year right now, but today we're talking about college football. Read more »

May 11, 2014


For NFL long shots, draft day is an unpredictable emotional roller coaster

Draft day was tough for seven athletes who worked together at JMP in Sandy this spring in hopes of earning a spot on an NFL roster this fall. While none of the athletes was drafted, four signed... Read more »

May 11, 2014


Long shots: Former NFL receiver helps local athletes make opportunities for themselves

Former Utah receiver John Madsen, who played in the NFL for four seasons, is working with a handful of local athletes who've declared for the NFL draft and hope to find an opportunity late in the... Read more »

April 27, 2014

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UVU softball: UVU splits doubleheader with SUU

Utah Valley University snapped an 11-game skid against in-state competition, splitting a Wednesday doubleheader with Southern Utah University at Wolverine Field. UVU took game one, 5-3, before falling in game two, 7-3, in eight innings. Read more »

April 23, 2014


SUU volleyball: Southern Utah University adds two more for the 2014 season

Southern Utah University volleyball head coach Debby Baker announced the addition of two more signees for the 2014 season in Faith Ma'afala and Madi Forsythe. Read more »

April 23, 2014


Danny Berger and Jordan Stone to play at BYU-Hawaii next season, others finding new homes

Former Aggies Danny Berger and Jordan Stone will play at BYU-Hawaii next season, while nine others in the state are looking for new homes. Read more »

April 15, 2014


Dick Harmon: QB Ammon Olsen's move from BYU to SUU on track

Former Utah Gatorade Player of the Year Ammon Olsen is battling two Thunderbirds for a chance to start at SUU after transferring from BYU. Read more »

April 14, 2014


Dick Harmon: The Wizard returns: Former BYU head coach Gary Crowton front and center at SUU

Gary Crowton, one of Utah's most-traveled coaches ever, returns to Utah with the title of offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Southern Utah University. Read more »

April 12, 2014


Utah Sports Ruckus follow-up: Separate sports from school, Part 2

Based on the feedback received in emails, tweets and comments, this subject needed a follow-up column. Read more »

April 10, 2014


Utah Sports Ruckus: Separate sports from school

It's time for sports and school to follow the example of church and state in America and separate. Read more »

April 9, 2014


SUU gymnastics finishes season strong at Minneapolis Regional

Southern Utah University gymnastics finished its season and night strong, scoring a 49.175 on vault in its final rotation to record a 195.150 at the Minneapolis Regional. Read more »

April 7, 2014


Santa Clara hires former Southern Utah coach J.R. Payne as coach

JR Payne has been hired as women's basketball coach at Santa Clara. Read more »

April 6, 2014

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4 in-state teams will compete in NCAA regionals on Saturday

Thirty-six gymnastics teams will battle at six regional sites Saturday in hopes of advancing to the NCAA championships. All four of Utah’s women’s gymnastics teams are part of the group... Read more »

April 4, 2014

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Amy Donaldson: NCAA and college administrations should explore compensating college athletes

A recent ruling allows football players at Northwestern University to unionize and engage in collective bargaining. Many believe this is the latest blow to the NCAA's rules against compensating... Read more »

March 30, 2014


Utah's 4 college gymnastics teams learn NCAA regional draws

All four women's collegiate gymnastics teams are headed to NCAA regionals on April 5. Fifth-ranked Utah and Utah State travel to Fayetteville, Ark., while No. 25 BYU will be off to Seattle and... Read more »

March 24, 2014


SUU finishes ahead of BYU and USU at inaugural Mountain Rim gymnastics championship

It looked like No. 25 BYU would finish ahead of Southern Utah and Utah State for in-state bragging rights, but an inquiry was granted to push the T-Birds ahead into the third spot at 196.125 to BYU’s 196.1 and USU’s 196.075. Read more »

March 22, 2014

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4 in-state schools vying for gymnastics championships Saturday

Utah's gymnastics team is in action Saturday at Cal for the Pac-12 championship, while BYU, Utah State and SUU battle for the inaugural Mountain Rim championship. Read more »

March 21, 2014


UVU golf: Wolverines move up two spots, take seventh at SUU Invite

The Utah Valley University women's golf team moved up two spots during Friday's final round at the inaugural Southern Utah Invitational as it finished the 36-hole tournament in seventh place. Read more »

March 15, 2014


Weber State's Davion Berry named Big Sky Conference MVP

Weber State senior guard Davion Berry was named Big Sky conference MVP, highlighting several conference awards the Wildcats wrapped up Monday afternoon. Read more »

March 10, 2014


Utah Sports Ruckus: Jazz blowing it; March Madness; headlines; predictions; all things Utah sports

Weekly Utah Sports Ruckus column from Nate Gagon. In this week's edition, the Jazz continue blowing it, March Madness is firing up, BYU destroys Utah and throws a no-hitter, RSL kicks off its... Read more »

March 10, 2014


Southern Utah ends season with its 27th loss of the season

Tate Unruh scored 22 points, including six 3-pointers, as Northern Colorado had no trouble with Southern Utah, winning 77-52 on Saturday. Read more »

March 8, 2014


Weber State basketball: Wildcats slip past Southern Utah

The Weber State Wildcats seem to have broken free of their early season struggles and have now won five of their last six contests, including a 65-59 home win against in-state rival Southern Utah... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2014


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