ACADEMY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ACADEMY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Report ranks top Utah high school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57845386-78/ranked-utah-schools-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57845386-78/ranked-utah-schools-report.html.csp">Report ranks top Utah high school</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T09:25:53.686-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Utah charter school has been ranked among the top 200 high schools in the country, according to a report released Tuesday. U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of the best high schools in the country lists InTech Collegiate High in Logan as the top high school in Utah and the 162nd best in the country. Utah’s other top five schools: • The Academy for Math Engineering and Science, a charter school in Salt Lake City, was ranked as the second best school in Utah and 1,032nd in the country...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57845386@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:25:53 MDT Boys’ basketball: ALA hires SUU assistant as new head coach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/57797878-52/bonner-ala-basketball-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/57797878-52/bonner-ala-basketball-coach.html.csp">Boys’ basketball: ALA hires SUU assistant as new head coach</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T16:59:27.013-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 04:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">American Leadership Academy, a charter school based in Spanish Fork, has hired Yahosh Bonner as its boys’ basketball coach. Bonner served as Director of Operations/Video for the Southern Utah University men’s basketball team this past season. Prior to working for the T-birds, Bonner was an assistant coach for Western Nebraska Community College from 2010-13. He played at Northern Colorado from 2008-10 and was the Big Sky Defensive Player of the Year his senior year. “I have really enjoyed my time...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57797878@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:59:27 MDT Gallery: The 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57782840-223/music-award-awards-won.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57782840-223/music-award-awards-won.html.csp">Gallery: The 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS TALBOTT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Music Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T08:52:47.666-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 08:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">George Strait won the top honor, entertainer of the year, at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night in Las Vegas. He took the fan-voted award for the second time — 25 years after he first won it in 1989. The win comes five months after the 61-year-old singer won the same award at the rival Country Music Association Awards, an industry-voted show. Strait is a few months from finishing his final tour in June, spurring a round of nostalgia that’s come with a handful of trophies. Fans s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577828402014-04-07T08:52:47.666-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T08:52:47.666-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57782840@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:52:47 MDT Real Salt Lake signs 17-year-old academy product Justen Glad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/57777391-49/glad-rsl-lagerwey-academy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/57777391-49/glad-rsl-lagerwey-academy.html.csp">Real Salt Lake signs 17-year-old academy product Justen Glad</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T17:23:42.852-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 05:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It came down life as a Stanford University student-athlete and life as a professional soccer player for Real Salt Lake. Seventeen-year-old Justen Glad went with the latter. The Grande Sports Academy product from Tucson, Ariz., officially signed with Real Salt Lake Friday afternoon. Glad, who committed to Stanford in September 2013, is widely considered one of the top youth talents in the country. He’s been a regular with the youth national team programs and is currently with the U.S. Under-18...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57777391@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:23:42 MDT Prep notes: Two more boys’ basketball coaches hang ’em up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57747196-190/basketball-coaches-west-wiscombe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57747196-190/basketball-coaches-west-wiscombe.html.csp">Prep notes: Two more boys’ basketball coaches hang ’em up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bubba Brown</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T23:44:33.609-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 11:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two more boys’ basketball coaches — with well over half a century of combined experience — are calling it quits. Highland coach Keith West and Morgan coach Jim Wiscombe announced their retirements this week, adding to the previously announced retirements of two other longtime coaches, Davis’ Jay Welk and Riverton’s Steve Galley. West, who spent the last 14 years of his 37-year coaching career at Highland, admitted he’d seen retirement coming for the last few years. After choosing not to step dow...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57747196@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:44:33 MDT Vaccinate children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57734292-82/hpv-parents-percent-protect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57734292-82/hpv-parents-percent-protect.html.csp">Vaccinate children</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T01:01:03.615-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Our teens face an 80 percent risk of becoming infected with cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV). Safe, effective vaccines are available to protect our youth, but are not widely used. Only 24.1 percent of Utah girls age 13 to 17 have completed the three-dose series of vaccinations, and fewer than 10 percent of Utah boys are protected. More important, the vaccines can only protect a child from infection if the vaccine is given before being exposed to the virus. Some parents worry that ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57734292@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Football: 19-year-old Navy RB McKamey dies in coma http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57733250-77/family-mckamey-navy-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57733250-77/family-mckamey-navy-football.html.csp">Football: 19-year-old Navy RB McKamey dies in coma</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T17:29:18.142-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Annapolis, Md. • Navy football player Will McKamey, who has been hospitalized since collapsing at practice three days ago, has died while in a coma. He was 19. The academy says the freshman running back from Knoxville, Tenn., died at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore on Tuesday with his family by his side. “We are all so very heartbroken by the death of Midshipman Will McKamey,” Naval Academy Superintendent VADM Mike Miller said in a statement. “This is devastating news...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577332502014-03-28T17:29:18.142-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T17:29:18.142-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733250@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:29:18 MDT Will Utahns with multiple sclerosis want cannabis treatments? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57724253-78/cannabis-marijuana-therapies-academy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57724253-78/cannabis-marijuana-therapies-academy.html.csp">Will Utahns with multiple sclerosis want cannabis treatments?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T22:21:41.271-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 10:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There’s little evidence that popular alternative therapies — such as bee venom, gingko biloba or reflexology — effectively treat symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to new guidelines by the American Academy of Neurology. But medical marijuana in pill or oral spray form can ease MS-related muscle tightness and pain, a panel of nine doctors found after a review of 291 clinical studies. The guidelines, published Monday in the journal Neurology, may give a boost to the marijuana movement ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57724253@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:21:41 MDT Discussion of potential RSL academy in SoCal ends http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/57709413-49/team-oceanside-hansen-lagerwey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/57709413-49/team-oceanside-hansen-lagerwey.html.csp">Discussion of potential RSL academy in SoCal ends</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T16:45:49.206-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • The proposal to perhaps build another Real Salt Lake soccer academy in Oceanside, Calif., reportedly fell apart Wednesday night when the Oceanside City Council ended negotiations with RSL owner Dell Loy Hansen, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune. A day after writing that Hansen, who owns a home in the area, was interested in perhaps purchasing land east of the Interstate 5 in Oceanside where a city-run golf course currently sits, the Union-Tribune reported that the council membe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57709413@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:45:49 MDT Report says RSL owner Hansen to pitch for academy in Oceanside, Calif. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/57698618-49/oceanside-rsl-team-academy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/57698618-49/oceanside-rsl-team-academy.html.csp">Report says RSL owner Hansen to pitch for academy in Oceanside, Calif.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T17:08:15.822-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 05:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dell Loy Hansen is making a pitch to have a slice of Real Salt Lake near his home in Southern California. In a report by Edward Sifuentes of The San Diego Union-Tribune Tuesday, Hansen, RSL’s owner, will make a proposal to build a soccer academy in Oceanside, Calif., to the Oceanside City Council to construct a training complex which would include six private soccer fields. The report stated Hansen and the club are looking at an area of Oceanside east of Interstate 5 where a city-run 76-acre g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57698618@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:08:15 MDT Bloomberg: New SAT is a) better b) worse c) both d) neither http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57642489-82/sat-test-board-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57642489-82/sat-test-board-college.html.csp">Bloomberg: New SAT is a) better b) worse c) both d) neither</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">From Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T17:04:03.04-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 05:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">From Bloomberg View The College Board has put future test-takers — and their high-priced tutors — on notice: Studying in school may soon be at least as important as prepping for the SAT. The board Wednesday announced changes to the test, given in some form since 1901, that will make it more accessible and, not incidentally, harder to game. If it succeeds, the new SAT could reduce the influence of the multibillion-dollar test-preparation industry, which warps educational priorities and helps exa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57642489@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:04:03 MDT U.K. hails Oscar success as sign of surging industry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57627006-223/british-film-britain-oscar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57627006-223/british-film-britain-oscar.html.csp">U.K. hails Oscar success as sign of surging industry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL LAWLESS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T15:13:01.831-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 03:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • The big winners on Oscar night may have been set in the 19th-century American South and outer space, but for many people across the Atlantic, this year’s Academy Awards belonged to Britain. Best-picture winner “12 Years a Slave” has a British director — Steve McQueen — and star, Chiwetel Ejiofor, who lost out on an acting Oscar to Matthew McConaughey. “Gravity,” which took seven trophies, starred Americans Sandra Bullock and George Clooney and had a Mexican director, Alfonso Cuaron, but...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576270062014-03-03T15:13:01.831-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-03T15:13:01.831-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57627006@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:13:01 MDT ‘12 Years a Slave’ wins best picture at Oscars; Nyong’o, ‘Gravity’ also win big http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57621171-223/gravity-film-slave-academy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57621171-223/gravity-film-slave-academy.html.csp">‘12 Years a Slave’ wins best picture at Oscars; Nyong’o, ‘Gravity’ also win big</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAKE COYLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Film Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T09:26:22.494-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 09:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama “12 Years a Slave” best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards. Steve McQueen’s slavery odyssey, based on Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir, has been hailed as a landmark corrective to the movie industry’s long omission of slavery stories and years of whiter tales like 1940 best-picture winner “Gone With the Wind.” McQueen dedicated the honor to those who suffered slavery and “the 21 million who ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576211712014-03-03T09:26:22.494-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-03T09:26:22.494-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57621171@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:26:22 MDT Oscars ‘14: Grading The Cricket’s predictions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57625550-66/cricket-film-academy-american.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57625550-66/cricket-film-academy-american.html.csp">Oscars ‘14: Grading The Cricket’s predictions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T12:07:11.445-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 12:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Most years, 20 out of 24 would be a great score for Oscar predicting. But with a year as predictable as this one — where so many of the winners were a foregone conclusion weeks ago — it’s just so-so. The four the Cricket got wrong: • Picking “12 Years a Slave” for film editing, over the winner “Gravity,” following the logic that film editing and Best Picture usually go hand-in-hand. • Predicting “American Hustle” for original screenplay, not Spike Jonze for “Her” — a head-over-heart choice, sinc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57625550@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:07:11 MDT Oscars 2014: What makes for a good host? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57613621-223/data-hide-host-true.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57613621-223/data-hide-host-true.html.csp">Oscars 2014: What makes for a good host?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Chuck Barney and Tony Hicks</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bay Area News Group</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T11:42:02.006-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 11:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This year, Ellen DeGeneres takes the wheel as host of the Academy Awards, returning to the hosting job for the first time since 2007. DeGeneres, 55, is the proverbial “safe” choice — someone who can deliver some gentle, feel-good humor without pricking those gigantic Hollywood egos. &lt;freeform&gt; &lt;script data-hide-title=”true” data-hide-byline=”true” data-hide-footnotes=”true” data-hide-embed=”true” type=”text/javascript” src=”http://cdn.spundge.com/embed/stories/14432/”&gt;&lt;/script&gt;...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57613621@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:42:02 MDT Real Salt Lake is building an empire in the desert http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57613484-77/academy-rsl-grande-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57613484-77/academy-rsl-grande-team.html.csp">Real Salt Lake is building an empire in the desert</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T12:53:07.813-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 12:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Casa Grande, Ariz. • Inside his room atop the Francisco Grande Hotel, Garth Lagerwey looks beyond the desert oasis of lush green fields and cluster of palm trees directly below and circling the hotel. Real Salt Lake’s general manager describes the parched landscape in the distance on the outskirts of Casa Grande, the city home to his club’s soccer pipeline. In time, it could transform into the lifeblood of Utah’s Major League Soccer franchise. Forty minutes south of Phoenix is where RSL anticipa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57613484@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 12:53:07 MDT Utah 2A boys’ basketball: Wasatch Academy cruises to repeat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57618889-190/tigers-academy-class-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57618889-190/tigers-academy-class-season.html.csp">Utah 2A boys’ basketball: Wasatch Academy cruises to repeat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bubba Brown</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T00:00:03.273-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 12:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richfield • The Wasatch Academy Tigers packed in tight underneath the netless hoop. They rose the trophy high over their heads, the scoreboard in the background still telling the story of their dominance. The scoreboard read this in bright lights after 32 minutes Friday night: Wasatch Academy 76, Enterprise 47. The most ascendant team in Class 2A Utah basketball history had crossed its final hurdle. The crown jewel of the Tigers’ season, a second straight state title, finally was theirs. Maybe t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57618889@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 00:00:03 MDT Boys’ basketball: Wasatch Academy’s rise ignites critics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57602943-190/academy-wasatch-tigers-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57602943-190/academy-wasatch-tigers-utah.html.csp">Boys’ basketball: Wasatch Academy’s rise ignites critics</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bubba Brown</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T21:47:21.27-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 09:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mount Pleasant Wasatch Academy star guard Koby McEwen lounges on a leather couch in the orange-walled coach’s office tucked in the boys’ locker room. The sound of basketballs echo through the walls. A year in which Class 2A Wasatch Academy, a private preparatory boarding school of just 340 students, has ascended to the heights of the Utah basketball world — regularly beating opponents by 40 or 50 points — is winding to a close. McEwen takes a moment and a breath and considers the legacy the Ti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57602943@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:47:21 MDT Sean P. Means: Are Oscars won on the screen, or on the campaign trail? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57609239-223/redford-talk-oscar-academy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57609239-223/redford-talk-oscar-academy.html.csp">Sean P. Means: Are Oscars won on the screen, or on the campaign trail?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T09:29:16.227-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 09:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On the opening day of the Sundance Film Festival, Robert Redford made news before he said a word — because earlier that day, Redford found out he wouldn’t be going to the Oscars. Redford was snubbed when the Academy Awards nominations were announced that morning. His solo performance as an amateur sailor trying to survive a big ocean in “All Is Lost” — a performance that people had been talking up as an Oscar front-runner from its debut at the Cannes Film Festival the previous May — was not amo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57609239@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:29:16 MDT