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Utah gymnastics places 5th at Super Six

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 16th - 4:41pm

With hopes to earn their 11th championship title, it was injuries that eventually caught up with the Red Rocks in Saturday’s Super Six.

Red beats white 20-10 in annual Utah spring game

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 15th - 3:31pm

The University of Utah held its annual red-white game Saturday, with the red team coming away with a 20-10 victory.

Utah gymnastics: Skinner becomes NCAA floor champion, all-around runner-up

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 11:05pm

Two judges awarded MyKayla Skinner 10.0s on her floor routine, an event where she entered the competition ranked first in the nation. It’s the first time a Utah gymnast has been the floor national champion since Missy Marlowe in 1992.

Utah gymnastics advances to Super Six despite facing adversity

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 7:05pm

The Red Rocks faced adversity during the afternoon semifinal, but a strong beam and floor set launched them in the standings to earn third place and a spot in Saturday’s national championship

Jerry Sloan, LaVell Edwards honored during annual Governor's State of Sport awards

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 13th - 9:56pm

Former Utah Jazz coach Sloan was one of three special honorees during the annual Governor's State of Sport Awards show, along with legendary BYU football coach LaVell Edwards. Here are all the winners.

Season-long preparations have Utah gymnastics feeling comfortable for nationals

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 13th - 9:12pm

With 41 national championship appearances under its belt, Utah gymnastics knows what it takes to advance to postseason.

Luck finds Utah gymnastics heading into national competition

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 11th - 9:15pm

From rotation order to opponents, the Red Rocks have a lot of things going for them in Friday’s NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championship afternoon semifinal.

Have You Seen This? Utah lacrosse 'keeper scores stunning field-length goal

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 7th - 1:15pm

As the Buffs tried to regroup on defense, Utah goalkeeper Quinton Swinney launched a full-field assault — then stared as the bird struck the back of the empty net for an 8-8 tie en route to the Utes' 12-11 win in MCLA play.

Basketball, football and Xbox? U. to form varsity esports program

Keith McCord  |  Posted   Apr 6th - 8:37am

The University of Utah announced Wednesday the formation of a varsity esports program — "E" as in electronic. The program is the first of its kind from a school out of the Power Five athletics conferences.

5 questions with Utah defensive back Julian Blackmon during spring football

Brittany Copeland  |  Posted   Apr 2nd - 11:39pm

Utah defensive back Julian Blackmon had a pretty good day Friday during the Utes’ first scrimmage of spring camp with an interception. KSL Sports caught up with the former Layton standout after the afternoon.

Utah gymnastics wins Fayetteville regional, qualifies for 42nd-straight nationals

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 1st - 10:27pm

The fourth-ranked Red Rocks locked their 30th regional win with a 197.150 score. Denver (197.050) finished second to join Utah in continuing postseason competition.

Utes' offense at '70 percent' following 1st spring scrimmage

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   Mar 31st - 10:27pm

Head coach Kyle Whittingham said the new offense is about 70 percent installed, and quarterback Troy Williams and the first-team offense stalled after a 10-yard touchdown run on fourth down.

Daniels, Zamora won't return to Utah basketball program

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Mar 31st - 4:46pm

The University of Utah basketball program announced that two players will not be returning to the team for the 2017-18 season.

Beauty and brains: 7 Utah gymnasts placed on All-Academic teams

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 8:35am

Seven gymnasts of the Pac-12 champion Utah gymnastics team were named to the 2017 Pac-12 Gymnastics All-Academic teams, the conference announced Wednesday.

Chauncey, Kringlen pace BYU baseball to rivalry win at Utah

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 11:00pm

Tanner Chauncey finished 3 for 5 with two doubles and three runs scored, and BYU scored four runs each in the first and ninth innings to take an 11-6 win over the Utes in the first of a three-game series Tuesday at Smith’s Ballpark.

U. to conduct feasibility study in possible Rice-Eccles Stadium expansion

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:01pm

The University of Utah will conduct a feasibility study to review the expansion of the south end zone of Rice-Eccles Stadium, the university announced Monday morning.

Utah gymnastics: Inspiring young girls just as important as winning

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:46pm

Utah gymnastics is a dynasty in college gymnastics, winning 10 national titles. But besides winning, Utah coaches prioritize teaching the team to be an example to aspiring athletes.

Isaac Asiata hopes to add 'NFL' to resume

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:17am

He’s a four-year starter, a Morris Trophy winner and one of the best offensive guards to play at the University of Utah. And soon, Isaac Asiata hopes to introduce himself as an NFL player.

Hunter Dimick highlights Utah’s 2017 Pro Day

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:46pm

With multiple scouts from nearly every NFL team in town, former University of Utah football players looked to put their best foot forward in an effort to show what they can offer the NFL at Utah’s Pro Day Thursday.

Fayetteville regional is a reunion for Utah gymnastics

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 1:32pm

Utah gymnastics is gearing up for yet another run for the NCAA championship, something it’s never missed in its existence. This time, though, its regional acts as a reunion.