GEORGIA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GEORGIA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah gymnastics notes: Utes will be in a tough crowd at NCAA Championships http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57779935-89/utah-beam-ucla-utes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57779935-89/utah-beam-ucla-utes.html.csp">Utah gymnastics notes: Utes will be in a tough crowd at NCAA Championships</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="2014-04-06T20:55:09.728-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fayetteville, Ark. • Utah coach Greg Marsden glanced at the NCAA gymnastics bracket, gave a wry smile and said, “Well, it’s never easy.” He is right about that. The Utes, who advanced to the NCAA Championships scheduled for Birmingham, Ala., April 18-20, will be in the same session as Florida, Penn State, Nebraska, UCLA and Alabama. Florida won the national title last season while Alabama, which will have the home-crowd advantage, won in 2011 and 2012. “I say it every year, it gets tougher and ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57779935@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 20:55:09 MDT Utah gymnastics: Gymnasts land 1st Pac-12 title for Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715686-77/utes-utah-dabritz-title.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715686-77/utes-utah-dabritz-title.html.csp">Utah gymnastics: Gymnasts land 1st Pac-12 title for Utes</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="2014-03-22T23:11:29.242-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berkeley • All the pressure and all the expectations that Utah’s gymnastics team would be the first program from the school to win a Pac-12 championship is over. There are no more ifs or whens for the Utes. They are the Pac-12 champions. The Utes turned their fortunes in stunning fashion from last year’s disappointing third-place finish as the Utes swept virtually every award Saturday at the championships hosted by Cal. The Utes won the meet with a 197.925, their second-highest score of the sea...</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> 57715686@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:11:29 MDT WNIT: Colorado eliminates Southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57718270-77/wnit-colorado-louisiana-nit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57718270-77/wnit-colorado-louisiana-nit.html.csp">WNIT: Colorado eliminates Southern Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Combined News Services</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T23:15:58.646-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The University of Colorado women’s basketball team defeated Southern Utah 79-68 in the second round of the WNIT on Saturday night in Boulder, Colo. Carli Moreland scored 17 points, and Desiree Jackson added 16 for SUU (23-10), which saw its most successful season end. Arielle Roberson tallied 15 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks for the Buffaloes (19-14). NIT Louisiana Tech 79, Georgia 71 • In Athens, Ga., Alex Hamilton scored 20 points and Louisiana Tech held a 26-point lead in the first ...</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> 57718270@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:15:58 MDT The Washington Post: More guns doesn’t equal improved safety http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57697888-82/gun-georgia-ground-guns.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57697888-82/gun-georgia-ground-guns.html.csp">The Washington Post: More guns doesn’t equal improved safety</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T05:56:45.779-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 05:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The National Rifle Association calls it “the most comprehensive pro-gun reform legislation in recent state history.” That’s true, sad to say. After the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012, gun-control advocates thought reasonable firearm restrictions might have a chance at enactment. They scored a notable victory in Colorado but mostly failed elsewhere and on the national level. Now the old political calculus seems to be back at work: The momentum is with those attempting ...</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> 57697888@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 05:56:45 MDT Four Georgia football players charged with theft by deception http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57697430-77/georgia-players-charged-checks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57697430-77/georgia-players-charged-checks.html.csp">Four Georgia football players charged with theft by deception</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHARLES ODUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T23:48:24.773-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Four Georgia football players have been released on bond following their arrests Monday on misdemeanor charges of theft by deception. University of Georgia chief of police Jimmy Williamson says an investigation found that three players — starting safety Tray Matthews, defensive linemen Jonathan Taylor and James DeLoach — received double payments for stipend checks of $71.50 issued by the Georgia athletic department. Williamson says the players deposited the paper checks through a mobil...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576974302014-03-18T23:48:24.773-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-18T23:48:24.773-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57697430@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:48:24 MDT Utah gymnastics: Utes edge Georgia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57687688-89/beam-utes-utah-georgia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57687688-89/beam-utes-utah-georgia.html.csp">Utah gymnastics: Utes edge Georgia</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="2014-03-15T23:31:38.308-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s fifth-ranked gymnastics team slammed the proverbial fork into the balance beam Saturday night — been there, done that, conquered it. The Utes used their best effort of the season — make that their best effort in several seasons — on the balance beam to beat No. 6 Georgia 198.025-197.6 in front of 15,224 at the Huntsman Center. Utah’s win was sealed when Georgia Dabritz scored a 9.95 on the floor, then senior Nansy Damianova put the exclamation mark on the night when she earned a 10.0 in ...</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> 57687688@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 23:31:38 MDT Utah gymnastics: Dabritz is twisted, in a good way, for Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57670868-89/dabritz-twist-body-triple.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57670868-89/dabritz-twist-body-triple.html.csp">Utah gymnastics: Dabritz is twisted, in a good way, for Utes</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="2014-03-14T14:36:19.003-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 02:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The way to judge Georgia Dabritz’s skill during her execution of the triple twist isn’t by her ability to torque her body into three rapid twists in the blink of an eye, get the height to perform the trick or her ability to stick the landing. It’s that she can do all of that and make one of the most difficult floor exercises look so effortless. Dabritz, the junior who became just the 11th Utah gymnast to earn a 10.0 on the floor a week ago during a competition at Michigan, arguably posesses the ...</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> 57670868@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:36:19 MDT Utah gymnastics: Damianova, other seniors credited with changing Utes’ outlook http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57682140-89/utah-damianova-team-floor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57682140-89/utah-damianova-team-floor.html.csp">Utah gymnastics: Damianova, other seniors credited with changing Utes’ outlook</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="2014-03-14T19:06:00.797-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 07:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Too sick to travel with the team to Michigan a week ago Thursday, Utah gymnast Nansy Damianova managed to fly out the next morning and arrive just hours before the meet. Still weak, she competed in three events and mustered enough energy to score two 9.9s and a 9.825. Her effort to help the team typifies the demeanor of the gymnasts who make up Utah’s senior class, which will be honored Saturday when the fifth-ranked Utes (9-3) wrap up the regular season against No. 6 Georgia (6-4). After sever...</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> 57682140@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 19:06:00 MDT College gymnastics: Georgia Dabritz perfect on floor, but Utah loses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57649401-89/dabritz-utes-utah-floor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57649401-89/dabritz-utes-utah-floor.html.csp">College gymnastics: Georgia Dabritz perfect on floor, but Utah loses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T22:17:48.655-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 10:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s Georgia Dabritz was perfect Friday, but it wasn’t enough for the sixth-ranked Utes to get a win as the Utes finished third behind Michigan (197.475) and UCLA (197.475) with a 197.35. Dabritz earned her 10.0 on the floor, marking the second perfect score of her career. The junior earned a 10.0 on the uneven bars in 2013. Including Friday’s mark, the Utes have had just 17 perfect scores on the floor. Dabritz also scored a 9.95 on the uneven bars and a 9.9 on the vault. Utah’s Nansy Damianov...</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> 57649401@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:17:48 MDT College basketball: Georgia Tech upsets No. 7 Syracuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57633998-77/syracuse-tech-georgia-26-4.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57633998-77/syracuse-tech-georgia-26-4.html.csp">College basketball: Georgia Tech upsets No. 7 Syracuse</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T22:13:46.324-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Syracuse, N.Y. • A month ago, Syracuse was unbeaten, ranked No. 1 and riding high. Now, the Orange are struggling toward the postseason having lost four of five. Trae Golden scored 16 points, including six clutch free throws in the final seconds, and Georgia Tech (14-16, 5-12 Atlantic Coast Conference) stunned No. 7 Syracuse 67-62 on Tuesday night, the Orange’s second straight home loss to a team with a sub-.500 record. Syracuse (26-4, 13-4) started the season with 25 straight wins and spent thr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576339982014-03-04T22:13:46.324-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-04T22:13:46.324-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57633998@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 22:13:46 MDT Utah gymnastics: Dabritz struggling with injury more mentally than physically http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57627308-89/dabritz-injury-average-friday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57627308-89/dabritz-injury-average-friday.html.csp">Utah gymnastics: Dabritz struggling with injury more mentally than physically</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="2014-03-03T23:17:17.258-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah junior Georgia Dabritz has enjoyed a remarkably injury-free career, which is why she isn’t handling her injury, albeit a minor one, very well at all. Dabritz has a hip strain that bothers her during certain leaps, mainly on the balance beam, which prevented her from competing in the event in Friday’s win over Washington. Plans are to hold her out of Friday’s crucial meet at No. 7 Michigan as well. Being out of the lineup is frustrating for Dabritz, who just earned a spot in the beam lineup ...</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> 57627308@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:17:17 MDT Utah gymnastics: Dabritz aiming to stay in all-around http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57592692-89/dabritz-lineup-beam-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57592692-89/dabritz-lineup-beam-utah.html.csp">Utah gymnastics: Dabritz aiming to stay in all-around</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="2014-02-24T23:30:21.135-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Winning the all-around on Saturday against Oregon State was nice for Georgia Dabritz, but she wasn’t as excited about the award as she was about simply being in the lineup. Dabritz normally competes in three events because she has been inconsistent on the balance beam, but it looks as if the junior finally is getting a better handle on that event and has earned a spot in the lineup the last two weeks. She scored a 9.675 against Stanford then earned a 9.875 in Saturday’s win. Being in the beam li...</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> 57592692@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 23:30:21 MDT