AGGIES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AGGIES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Where you can watch, listen to the Aggies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58351699-55/network-cache-valley-aggies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58351699-55/network-cache-valley-aggies.html.csp">Where you can watch, listen to the Aggies</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="2014-08-29T10:50:03.158-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 10:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Aggies might be traveling across the country for their opener, but USU fans have plenty of ways to follow their team. The game will be televised nationally on the SEC Network, which unlike the Pac-12's network has an agreement with DirecTV making it easier for fans who don't travel to see the game. It will be broadcast on DirecTV Ch. 611 and carried on Dish Network Ch. 408 and Comcast Ch. 286 in Cache Valley. For the radio folks, KVNU 610 AM in Cache Valley is the flagship station for footba...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58351699@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:50:03 MDT Aggies to face sold out crowd in Tennessee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58350999-55/sold-state-aggies-crowd.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58350999-55/sold-state-aggies-crowd.html.csp">Aggies to face sold out crowd in Tennessee</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="2014-08-29T06:14:02.459-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 06:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State's football players and coaches said this week they don't think they will be affected by Tennessee's loud crowd. But that might be easier said than done. The Vols have sold out their opener for the first time since 2007. Neyland Stadium has a capacity of 102,455, making it the fourth largest college stadium behind Michigan (109,901), Penn State (106,572) and Ohio State (104,851). The Aggies' biggest concern is communication along the offensive line, but Kevin Whimpey believes the team ...</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> 58350999@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:14:02 MDT Top 25 football: Hill breaks Manziel’s record in No. 21 A&M’s rout of No. 9 South Carolina http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58349587-77/hill-game-yards-aggies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58349587-77/hill-game-yards-aggies.html.csp">Top 25 football: Hill breaks Manziel’s record in No. 21 A&M’s rout of No. 9 South Carolina</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T15:49:49.232-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 03:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbia, S.C. • Kenny Hill looked more than ready to replace Johnny Manziel on the field. He is still getting used to the attention that goes along with the job. Hill broke Manziel’s single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks’ 18-game home win streak. Hill looked poised and confident in his first start, leading the Aggies (1-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) to the most total and passing yards against Sout...</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> 58349587@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:49:49 MDT Aggies a popular pick http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58347624-55/aggies-fans-picks-082814.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58347624-55/aggies-fans-picks-082814.html.csp">Aggies a popular pick</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="2014-08-28T11:41:03.097-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some of the picks are coming in for Sunday's opener between the Aggies and Tennessee Vols. Here is one from FOX Sports that Aggie fans will like. I have a hunch the presence of Chuckie Keeton, a seasoned, cool-headed dynamic quarterback will have others taking the Aggies. What do you think fans?</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> 58347624@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:41:03 MDT Utah State football: Aggies know all about Vols’ ‘beast’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58346619-77/state-utah-aggies-sunday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58346619-77/state-utah-aggies-sunday.html.csp">Utah State football: Aggies know all about Vols’ ‘beast’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:26.682-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Utah State’s offensive players kept noticing one number popping up time and time again when watching film of the Tennessee Vols’ defense — No. 45. That the number of A.J.Johnson would stand out to the Aggies is of no surprise. The 6-foot-2, 245-pound Johnson is regarded as one of the top linebackers in the nation. He is on every major preseason award watch list after earning All-SEC honors last year. Out of the 36 games he has played, he finished 18 with double-figure tackles and ranked...</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> 58346619@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:26 MDT Utah State football: Aggies tired of losing the big ones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58342994-77/utah-aggies-game-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58342994-77/utah-aggies-game-state.html.csp">Utah State football: Aggies tired of losing the big ones</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.772-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Zach Vigil hates going to the dentist, but not because he is afraid of the drill, doesn’t like shots or has an aversion to getting his mouth poked and prodded. No, it’s because of the conversations he hears while trapped in a chair. “You go there or anywhere and it’s almost always the same — you hear how we didn’t win the big game or how we came close but just not quite there,” he said. “It’s so irritating. We know we can perform on a big stage and at the highest level. You want to win 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> 58342994@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Aggies give inside look to being a student-athlete http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58343959-55/video-aggies-athlete-slick.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58343959-55/video-aggies-athlete-slick.html.csp">Aggies give inside look to being a student-athlete</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="2014-08-27T14:14:04.91-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 02:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Want to know what it is like to be a student-athlete at Utah State? The school has released a slick video of a behind-the-scenes look at what the school offers. The 8-minute video features quarterback Chuckie Keeton and gymnast Bailey McIntire talking about their experiences as well as clips of game highlights and of the facilities. It is a very well done recruiting tool by the Aggies, who wants to play?!</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> 58343959@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:14:04 MDT USU basketball coach Morrill visits with football team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58343090-55/basketball-coach-football-morrill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58343090-55/basketball-coach-football-morrill.html.csp">USU basketball coach Morrill visits with football team</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="2014-08-27T10:25:02.338-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 10:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">USU basketball coach Stew Morrill paid the football team a visit after practice to give the Aggies a little boost as they prepare for Tennessee. Check out the video of his talk here.</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> 58343090@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:25:02 MDT Utah State volleyball: Aggies ready to star in new digs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58338761-77/aggies-dubose-season-volleyball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58338761-77/aggies-dubose-season-volleyball.html.csp">Utah State volleyball: Aggies ready to star in new digs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T22:19:48.349-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Kicked back in a big comfy chair and enjoying the warmth of the morning sun beaming through a large window, Utah State volleyball coach Grayson DuBose joked that his head was getting as big as his new office in the recently opened $9.7 million Wayne Estes Center. Ah, but such plush surroundings come with more than a large construction price tag: there are expectations too, some as grand sounding as the building looks. Luckily for the Aggies, if there is any team that seems best prepared ...</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> 58338761@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:19:48 MDT USU Football: Aggies head into game week with plenty of optimism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58331966-77/aggies-camp-utah-camps.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58331966-77/aggies-camp-utah-camps.html.csp">USU Football: Aggies head into game week with plenty of optimism</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T22:46:12.697-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Preseason camps often are filled with uncertainty, a little drama, and even controversy as players battle for positions, are sidelined with injuries or get accustomed to new systems. But if you want drama, the Utah State Aggies aren’t where to look. They had one of the smoothest-running camps that anyone can remember, leaving them in a great frame of mind as they had into game week. The Aggies open the season Sunday at Tennessee with a 5 p.m. kickoff. It is the sixth time in seven seaso...</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> 58331966@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:46:12 MDT Utah State football: Timing could be right for Ags at Tennessee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58335500-77/vols-tennessee-aggies-sec.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58335500-77/vols-tennessee-aggies-sec.html.csp">Utah State football: Timing could be right for Ags at Tennessee</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T23:14:32.944-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Part of the challenge in putting together a college football schedule is estimating how good an opponent will be when they actually play them, so the schedule isn’t too hard or too easy. For the Utah State Aggies, their timing for the showdown with the Tennessee Vols couldn’t be better. Back in 2008 when the game was scheduled, the Vols were coming of a 10-4 run in 2007 that ended with a win over Wisconsin in the Outback Bowl. But since then times have been tough and big wins have been ...</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> 58335500@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:14:32 MDT Aggies confident as they prep for Vols http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58335533-55/aggies-confident-tennessee-vigil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58335533-55/aggies-confident-tennessee-vigil.html.csp">Aggies confident as they prep for Vols</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="2014-08-25T17:14:56.178-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 05:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Aggies sound like a team that is confident, but not too confident, heading into their season opener at Tennessee during Monday's press conference. Utah State coach Matt Wells spoke of the Tennessee checkerboard painted end zones, the playing of Rocky Top and the spectacle of being able to play in front of 102,455 fans in Neyland Stadium as all part of the great atmosphere at Tennessee. But neither Wells nor his players think they'll be intimidated or in awe of Sunday's opener. "We've been th...</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> 58335533@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:14:56 MDT Aggies' cross country teams ranked, prepare for season opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58335540-55/team-aggies-cross-finished.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58335540-55/team-aggies-cross-finished.html.csp">Aggies' cross country teams ranked, prepare for season opener</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="2014-08-25T15:23:01.971-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 03:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State's cross country teams are ranked 11th in the Mountain Regional Preseason team the U.S. Track & Field Coaches Association announced Monday. The USU women's team finished fifth and the men's team finished sixth last year in the conference. The Aggies begin their season with the Aggie Invitational on Saturday at the Innovation Campus Wellness Park.</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> 58335540@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:23:01 MDT USU Football: Aggies see a little of the 2012 magic in 2014 team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58317393-77/aggies-2012-season-keeton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58317393-77/aggies-2012-season-keeton.html.csp">USU Football: Aggies see a little of the 2012 magic in 2014 team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T23:04:37.711-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Utah State coach Matt Wells is new enough in his head coaching role that he doesn’t have many grey hairs on his head or worry lines on his face. Yet, the Aggies’ second-year coach has been around long enough to have a bit of historical perspective about the USU program. He likes what he sees, too. Wells said the circumstances surrounding the current Aggies are similar to the period between 2011 and 2012. The Aggies went 7-6 in 2011 then had their most successful season to date, going 11-...</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> 58317393@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:04:37 MDT Aggies' soccer team loses opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58328323-55/.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58328323-55/.html.csp">Aggies' soccer team loses opener</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="2014-08-23T05:38:04.113-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 05:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Aggies' soccer team lost its opener Friday with the No. 23 Arkansas Razorbacks taking a 3-1 win over the Aggies. It marked the Aggies' first loss in a season opener since losing to Idaho State 2-1 in 2009. Alexandra Fischer scored the first goal for the Aggies in the 11th minute before the Razorbacks scored three unanswered goals. "We never had all 11 players on the same page," USU coach Heather Cairns said. "We are still trying to figure out our rotations and our combinations and you can'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> 58328323@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:38:04 MDT USU football: Aggies’ linebackers have talent, chemistry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58326555-77/aggies-defense-team-lorig.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58326555-77/aggies-defense-team-lorig.html.csp">USU football: Aggies’ linebackers have talent, chemistry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T16:49:20.832-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan •Joe Lorig, Utah State’s new linebackers coach, said he did his research on the Aggies before making the decision to leave Arizona State and join Matt Wells’ staff in Logan. “I knew I was stepping into a good situation,” he said. The Aggies haven’t let him down. The linebacking unit is expected to be the strength of the Aggies’ defense this year, with returning starters Kyler Fackrell, Nick Vigil and Zach Vigil leading the way. The Aggies won’t have Alex Huerta with them this year due to ...</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> 58326555@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:49:20 MDT 2015 Gymnastics schedule released http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58323872-55/gymnastics-aggies-schedule-conference.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58323872-55/gymnastics-aggies-schedule-conference.html.csp">2015 Gymnastics schedule released</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="2014-08-21T21:08:02.679-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 09:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State's gymnastics schedule has been released, which features five meets in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, including the home opener against Air Force on Jan. 9. It marks the first time the Aggies have opened at home since 2011. This season the Aggies are competing in the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference, which has been sanctioned by the NCAA. The Aggies reached the regionals in 2013 for the first time since 2007. USU finished fifth and returns three all-conference honorees from that squad ...</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> 58323872@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:08:02 MDT College gymnastics: Utah State releases 2014-15 schedule http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58323254-77/jan-march-feb-gymnastics.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58323254-77/jan-march-feb-gymnastics.html.csp">College gymnastics: Utah State releases 2014-15 schedule</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T23:43:16.934-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State’s gymnastics schedule has been released, which features five meets in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, including the home opener against Air Force on Jan. 9. It marks the first time the Aggies have opened at home since 2011. This season the Aggies are competing in the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference, which was sanctioned by the NCAA Thursday. The Aggies reached the regionals in 2013 for the first time since 2007. USU finished fifth and returns three all-conference honorees from that sq...</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> 58323254@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:43:16 MDT Cross country preseason poll released http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58322466-55/poll-preseason-cross-fifth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58322466-55/poll-preseason-cross-fifth.html.csp">Cross country preseason poll released</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="2014-08-21T13:31:02.929-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 01:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State's cross country team was picked to finish fifth in the Mountain West preseason poll, released Thursday. Last year the women's team finished fifth and the men's sixth in the MWC. New Mexico was picked to win both the men's and women's title.The Aggies open the season on Aug. 30 by hosting the Aggie Invitational at the Innovation Campus Wellness Park in Logan.</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> 58322466@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:31:02 MDT Aggies' gymnastics conference now sanctioned by NCAA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58322769-55/conference-ncaa-aggies-gymnastics.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58322769-55/conference-ncaa-aggies-gymnastics.html.csp">Aggies' gymnastics conference now sanctioned by NCAA</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="2014-08-21T14:39:02.386-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 02:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State's gymnastics team received some good news Thursday with its conference, the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference, being officially sanctioned by the NCAA.Sanctioned sports and conferences have the benefit of more financial resources and exposure thanks to the partnership with the NCAA. The Aggies compete in the conference with Boise State, BYU, Denver and Southern Utah. The conference formed last year and had a good showing with each team reaching the NCAA Regional Championships and fin...</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> 58322769@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:39:02 MDT