SENIOR - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SENIOR News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) College football: Virginia tries to maintain edge for BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58417858-77/coley-virginia-cavaliers-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58417858-77/coley-virginia-cavaliers-team.html.csp">College football: Virginia tries to maintain edge for BYU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HANK KURZ Jr.</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T22:49:02.108-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlottesville, Va. • Henry Coley has seen the last two senior classes in a row leave Virginia’s football program disappointed, and the senior linebacker doesn’t want to be next. With No. 21 BYU up next, the Cavaliers senior co-captain Coley gave his teammates about 20 hours to celebrate their second consecutive victory, then he reached out to coach Mike London to set up a players-only meeting. “I just wanted the guys not to be complacent and not to be comfortable in the skin that they’re in be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584178582014-09-15T22:49:02.108-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T22:49:02.108-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58417858@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:49:02 MDT Prep football: Stansbury 49, Uintah 6 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58408952-190/stallions-stansbury-half-uintah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58408952-190/stallions-stansbury-half-uintah.html.csp">Prep football: Stansbury 49, Uintah 6</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ted Ripko</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T00:00:18.099-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 12:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stansbury • In the first 3AA North region game of the season for both Stansbury and Uintah, the Stallions used an offensive onslaught in the second half to win 49-6 and remain unbeaten at 3-0 at home. The game was tight in the first half as Stansbury led just 14-6 at the half, but then the Stallions scored on their next five offensive possessions. Stallions senior tight end Landon Stice made the most of his chances, as he caught a game-high four passes for three touchdowns and 135 yards. Quarter...</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> 58408952@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:00:18 MDT Figure skating: Max Aaron repeats at U.S. International Figure Skating Classic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58404902-77/senior-short-program-aaron.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58404902-77/senior-short-program-aaron.html.csp">Figure skating: Max Aaron repeats at U.S. International Figure Skating Classic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T23:28:45.22-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Max Aaron enjoys performing in Salt Lake City. For the second year in a row, the 22-year-old American figure skater dominated at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic winning the men’s short program event Thursday evening at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex. Aaron finished with a 78.96, over 10 points ahead of second place Daisuke Murakami of Japan, who finished with a 68.56. American Ross Miner finished third in the men’s short program with a 67.06. In the senior pairs short program ev...</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> 58404902@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:28:45 MDT U.S. International Figure Skating Classic starts Thursday in SLC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58399666-77/senior-international-competition-classic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58399666-77/senior-international-competition-classic.html.csp">U.S. International Figure Skating Classic starts Thursday in SLC</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T21:57:32.393-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seven months after the Sochi Games, international figure skating is back. And it returns to downtown Salt Lake City. The 2014 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic officially kicks off the 2014-2015 senior international figure skating circuit on Thursday at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex. The U.S. International Classic is the first of 11 worldwide competitions to make up the newly created ISU Challenger Series. The competition, running through Saturday, will showcase figure skating talent...</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> 58399666@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:57:32 MDT Utah’s Hogle Zoo orangutan Eli dies from breast cancer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393446-78/eli-zoo-cancer-orangutan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393446-78/eli-zoo-cancer-orangutan.html.csp">Utah’s Hogle Zoo orangutan Eli dies from breast cancer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T09:50:40.951-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 09:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eli the orangutan, one of the more popular and well-known residents of Utah’s Hogle Zoo, died Saturday of breast cancer. He was 24. Formally named Elijah, he became a media celebrity of sorts for successfully picking the winner in advance of the past seven Super Bowls. That accomplishment earned him national recognition in Sports Illustrated magazine and on MSNBC. “Eli was the class clown, a total ham,” said Bobbi Gordon, the zoo’s senior great ape keeper. “He aimed to entertain and please. … H...</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> 58393446@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:50:40 MDT Prep volleyball: Pleasant Grove has a three-peat in its sights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58338429-190/state-teams-coach-class.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58338429-190/state-teams-coach-class.html.csp">Prep volleyball: Pleasant Grove has a three-peat in its sights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Butler</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T22:19:48.696-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As far as conundrums go, Allyce Jones’ problem is one to be envied. Only 26 years old, Jones is on the fast track to a volleyball coaching career that may include stints at the college level. But, on the other hand, her early success comes where she grew up — and where the temptation to stay would naturally be extremely high. Right now, it’s Pleasant Grove High School that continues its tradition of winning and will keep its young head coach for an undetermined length of time. “That’s always bee...</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> 58338429@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:19:48 MDT Soccer standout Rose nominated for award http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58374906-55/award-nominated-rose-senior.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58374906-55/award-nominated-rose-senior.html.csp">Soccer standout Rose nominated for award</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="2014-09-04T14:31:02.127-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 02:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State soccer player Taryn Rose has been nominated for the Senior CLASS Award, joining former Aggies Lindsey Smart (2009), Chandra Salmon-Christensen (2011) and Natalie Norris (2012) in being nominated for the award, which recognizes senior student-athletes who excel in the community, classroom, character and competition. Rose has started every match since her freshman season, a streak of 69 straight starts. She is tied for the team lead in goals with two and earned academy all-Mountain West...</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> 58374906@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:31:02 MDT USU Football: Vigil brothers form the heart of USU’s defense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58369552-77/nick-season-vigil-zach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58369552-77/nick-season-vigil-zach.html.csp">USU Football: Vigil brothers form the heart of USU’s defense</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="2014-09-04T09:24:39.409-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Utah State linebackers Nick and Zach Vigil love to talk about how they often beat up one another during their childhood. Now, instead of picking on each other, the brothers are the Aggies’ own neighborhood gang, one which plans to bully opponents this season. Zach, a senior, is a starting inside linebacker while Nick, a sophomore, is starting outside. Being able to play alongside his brother for one final year was one of the biggest motivating factors for Zach in getting ready for the 2...</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> 58369552@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:24:39 MDT Prep football: Region 5 preview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58300798-190/senior-junior-team-6-2.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58300798-190/senior-junior-team-6-2.html.csp">Prep football: Region 5 preview</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:00:57.278-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bonneville Lakers There’s plenty of quips to be made when a team changes coaches every year. How about the one where, when the senior class walks out the door, so does the head coach? Bonneville’s lived through it from 2010 through last season, but current Lakers coach Jantz Afuvai has broken recent tradition by returning to the school for the 2014 campaign. In his rookie season, Afuvai was at the helm of a single-win campaign. But that didn’t dissuade him from returning, and has hardly dampene...</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> 58300798@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:00:57 MDT Prep football: Region 7 preview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58300954-190/players-senior-season-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58300954-190/players-senior-season-coach.html.csp">Prep football: Region 7 preview</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:00:57.128-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Corner Canyon Chargers Corner Canyon can look back on its inaugural season as an unqualified success. The Chargers were co-Region 7 champions (along with Orem and Olympus), despite suiting up only nine seniors — only four of whom actually received playing time. Rather than looking back, though, Corner Canyon is looking ahead. This season, the Chargers will feature 51 seniors and return 20 of 22 starters. Back from season-ending injuries are two players coach Donald Eck said will be essential 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> 58300954@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:00:57 MDT Prep football: Region 8 preview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301014-190/season-defensive-senior-junior.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301014-190/season-defensive-senior-junior.html.csp">Prep football: Region 8 preview</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:00:57.091-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Maple Mountain Golden Eagles There’s little doubt the Maple Mountain offense will be true to its mascot this season. These Golden Eagles will take to the air. With so much talent returning at the skill positions — specifically quarterback and receiver — it would be foolish to consider any other plan of attack. “The goal is to always be balanced, but clearly our strength is going to be our passing game,” Maple Mountain coach Brad Burtenshaw said. That’s because junior Jaren Hall is back under ce...</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> 58301014@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:00:57 MDT Prep football: 3AA North preview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301070-190/season-senior-diego-hole.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301070-190/season-senior-diego-hole.html.csp">Prep football: 3AA North preview</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:00:57.014-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bear River Bears Bear River should know pretty darn early whether it can expect to compete in a talented Class 3AA North region. That’s because coach Chris Wise has loaded up the preseason portion of the Bears’ schedule with Class 4A teams Logan, Mountain Crest and Box Elder, in an effort to test his team and prepare the players for region play. “They’re asking me if I’m trying to kill them,” Wise said of his players. “We’re going to focus on what we’re good at, and not going to worry about ...</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> 58301070@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:00:57 MDT Prep football: 3A South preview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301479-190/senior-defensive-junior-experience.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301479-190/senior-defensive-junior-experience.html.csp">Prep football: 3A South preview</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:00:56.75-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canyon View Falcons Having a whole bunch of returning starters is generally a very good thing for football teams. But it begs the question of how good when those starters are from a 1-9 squad. But Canyon View coach Robby Robinson thinks that the return of 18 regulars from last year’s Falcons will indeed be a positive. “We think it’ll be like night and day,” Robinson said. “Midseason, we upset Delta and then started playing well for the rest of the season.” These Falcons aren’t planning to fly v...</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> 58301479@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:00:56 MDT BYU football: If offensive line delivers, Cougars could soar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58292952-88/offensive-byu-tackle-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58292952-88/offensive-byu-tackle-coach.html.csp">BYU football: If offensive line delivers, Cougars could soar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T16:20:10.611-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 04:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Junior quarterback Taysom Hill has game experience and is a polished athlete, but not yet a tremendous passer. Primary running back Jamaal Williams is on track to become the most prolific rusher in school history and has several capable backups. The receivers are tall, experienced and talented and seem to have that element missing at LaVell Edwards Stadium the past few years: speed. This BYU offense is setting up to be one of the best in school history if its offensive line can protect H...</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> 58292952@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:20:10 MDT Who are the fastest and strongest Utes? Here are some combine-style numbers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58271604-59/junior-sophomore-4.00-37.5.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58271604-59/junior-sophomore-4.00-37.5.html.csp">Who are the fastest and strongest Utes? Here are some combine-style numbers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T12:20:03.003-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 12:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The only things that matter are wins and losses, right? Try telling that to Oregon’s DeAnthony Thomas, who won more than his share in three years with the Ducks and established himself as one of the most exciting college players in recent history. After he ran a 4.5-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, his highlight reel lost its luster. Thomas wound up falling to the fourth round before Kansas City finally showed mercy. On the contrary, Utah’s Reggie Dunn had comparatively pa...</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> 58271604@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:20:03 MDT Utah football: Whether Wilson or Thompson, Utes need stability at QB http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58246731-77/sltrib-utah-junior-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58246731-77/sltrib-utah-junior-com.html.csp">Utah football: Whether Wilson or Thompson, Utes need stability at QB</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T13:03:13.542-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 01:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah offensive coordinator Dave Christensen gets asked the same question all the time. “How is he, coach?” Well, he’s 6-foot-1. He’s 199 pounds. He’s a leader and he’s poised and he’s the type of guy who regularly texted or called to pick the brain of his offensive coordinator before he ever got into town. But Christensen hasn’t watched Oklahoma transfer quarterback Kendal Thompson play football — or at least, he hasn’t done so up close and in person. “Check with me after the first practice,” he...</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> 58246731@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 13:03:13 MDT USU golfer earns national award http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58224851-55/america-golf-higham-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58224851-55/america-golf-higham-season.html.csp">USU golfer earns national award</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="2014-07-25T15:12:02.421-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 03:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The football team isn't the only one pulling in the awards and recognitions this week as Utah State's Tanner Higham has been named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar for the second time it was announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America. A senior from Shelley, Idaho, Higham boasts a GPA of 3.93 in nutrition, dietetics and food sciences. During the 2013-14 season, he played in 32 rounds with a scoring average of 73.28. He became the first Aggie to win a tournament since 1996 whe...</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> 58224851@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:12:02 MDT