SOUTHERN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SOUTHERN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Southern Utah basketball team signs junior college recruit Jeff Nibo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57828618-77/nibo-college-jeff-calif.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57828618-77/nibo-college-jeff-calif.html.csp">Southern Utah basketball team signs junior college recruit Jeff Nibo</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T16:25:31.638-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 04:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • Southern Utah has signed 6-foot-5 wing Jeff Nibo of Chaffey (Calif.) College to a national letter-of-intent, coach Nick Robinson announced Wednesday. Nibo, who is from Inglewood, Calif., averaged 11.8 points and 4.3 rebounds last season. “We are excited to welcome Jeff as the newest member of the Thunderbirds,” Robinson said. “He comes from a great family … and brings needed experience to our program.” Nibo spent one season at Mt. San Antonio College before transferring to Chaffey. ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57828618@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:25:31 MDT Sports on TV/radio, Friday, April 11 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57803843-77/nascar-500-cup-espn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57803843-77/nascar-500-cup-espn.html.csp">Sports on TV/radio, Friday, April 11</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T20:49:17.52-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 08:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television Auto racing • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Southern 500 practice at Darlington, S.C., 9:30 a.m., FS1 • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, “Happy Hour Series,” Southern 500 final practice, noon, FS1 • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Southern 500 pole qualifying, 4 p.m., FS1 • NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Help A Hero 200, 6 p.m., ESPN2 Boxing • Super middleweights, Gilberto Ramirez vs. Giovanni Lorenzo, 8 p.m., ESPN2 College softball • Utah at Arizona State, 5 p.m., Pac-12 Networks Golf • Masters, second round, at Aug...</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> 57803843@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:49:17 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 Women’s basketball: Southern Utah coach Payne takes job at Santa Clara http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57783006-77/payne-coach-clara-santa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57783006-77/payne-coach-clara-santa.html.csp">Women’s basketball: Southern Utah coach Payne takes job at Santa Clara</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T17:15:38.663-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 05:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • Southern Utah women’s basketball coach JR Payne accepted a job at Santa Clara on Sunday. Payne guided SUU to a school-record 23 wins last season and a berth in the WNIT. She has been the Thunderbirds’ head coach for the past five years. “I feel so blessed for the time that I spent at Southern Utah and for the wonderful people there,” Payne said in a statement. “As I move on to Santa Clara, I am so excited about the opportunity to be the Bronco’s next coach.” Last season, Payne led 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> 57783006@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:15:38 MDT Quake forces evacuations in Southern California http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57748125-68/earthquake-damage-quake-angeles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57748125-68/earthquake-damage-quake-angeles.html.csp">Quake forces evacuations in Southern California</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA CHANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Science Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T22:21:02.348-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 10:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • A moderate earthquake that rattled a swath of Southern California forced several dozen people in one community out of their homes after firefighters discovered foundation problems that made the buildings unsafe to enter, authorities said Saturday. Fire crews red-tagged 20 apartment units in a building in the Orange County city of Fullerton after finding a major foundation crack. Structural woes, including broken chimneys and leaning, were uncovered in half a dozen single-family hou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577481252014-03-29T22:21:02.348-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-29T22:21:02.348-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Six to 12 inches are coming to the northern and central mountains, with one to three inches in the valleys, according to the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City. One to four inches are on tap for the southern mountains and the Interstate 15 corridor south of Fillmore. Western Utah can expect a trace to an inch of snow. S...</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> 57747658@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:22:45 MDT Women’s basketball: Southern Utah visits Colorado for second round of NIT http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57714232-77/colorado-women-game-round.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57714232-77/colorado-women-game-round.html.csp">Women’s basketball: Southern Utah visits Colorado for second round of NIT</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Combined news services</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T22:15:31.887-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Southern Utah women’s basketball team will try to extend its best-ever season when it visits Colorado on Saturday (7 p.m.) for a second-round game in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The Thunderbirds (23-9) are coming off a 71-56 win over Colorado State on Thursday. Colorado (18-14) beat SUU 75-59 in a nonconference game on Dec. 29 in Boulder. Hailey Mandelko leads SUU in scoring at 14.5 points per game, while Lori Parkison agerages 11.8 and Carli Moreland 11.0. Moreland ranks fif...</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> 57714232@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 22:15:31 MDT State colleges: Southern Utah, Westminster women win tournament openers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57709872-77/westminster-points-colorado-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57709872-77/westminster-points-colorado-game.html.csp">State colleges: Southern Utah, Westminster women win tournament openers</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T22:13:35.765-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Southern Utah women’s basketball team didn’t just show up Thursday night at Moby Arena in Fort Collins, Colo., in the opening round of the NIT. The Thunderbirds (23-9) blew by the Colorado State Rams 71-56 to move into the second round against Colorado. That game will be at 7 p.m. Saturday in Boulder, Colo. The Rams finished 25-8. Southern Utah’s Hailey Mandelko had a game-high 19 points. Desiree Jackson and Maylinn Smith each chipped in 11 points. The Thunderbirds dominated on the glass, ou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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The 4.4-magnitude quake was centered 2 miles from Encino and 15 miles west-northwest of the downtown civic center, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. USGS seismologist Robert Graves called it a “typical” Southern California quake and said expectations were that damage would be slight, if it occurr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576931812014-03-17T11:50:51.038-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T11:50:51.038-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The search for Flight 370, which vanished early March 8 while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board, has now been expanded deep into the northern and southern hemispheres. Australian...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576931662014-03-17T15:25:39.253-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T15:25:39.253-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The crash occurred near Arizona’s mile post 13, in a construction area, according to a Utah Highway Patrol news release. While crews worked to clear the crash site, traffic in Southern Utah severely backed up on southbound I-15, the release adds. Traffic was diverted onto Highway 91 to help alleviate the congestion. By 5:49 p.m., the Arizona Department of Transportat...</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> 57690522@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:55:22 MDT Letter: Kane County wouldn’t make Top 10 without Grand Staircase http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57681657-82/utah-county-kane-national.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57681657-82/utah-county-kane-national.html.csp">Letter: Kane County wouldn’t make Top 10 without Grand Staircase</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T01:01:08.016-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I wonder how many of Utah’s leaders who are currently thumping their breasts about the National Geographic putting southern Utah’s Kane County on the top 10 list of places to visit in the world also complained about President Clinton creating the incredibly scenic Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, which encompasses so much of what those highly desirable tourists come for. Kane County and the Grand Staircase are synonymous (“National Geographic puts Utah’s Kane County in its Top 10,” ...</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> 57681657@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:01:08 MDT Utah basketball: Utah to face Washington in first round of Pac-12 tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57656623-89/utah-washington-state-winner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57656623-89/utah-washington-state-winner.html.csp">Utah basketball: Utah to face Washington in first round of Pac-12 tournament</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T23:25:58.962-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It took a few hours to figure out following Utah’s 61-60 loss to Stanford on Saturday. But the Utes finally know their postseason fate. At least the first leg of the postseason. Larry Krystkowiak’s bunch claims the No. 8 seed in the Pac-12 Tournament, which means the Utes face Washington in the first game on Wednesday. It will be the third time the two teams have met this season, with each winning on its own floor. Round three will be at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with the winner advancing to Thurs...</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> 57656623@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:25:58 MDT Pineapple Express doused northern Utah in February http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57642248-78/utah-february-percent-northern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57642248-78/utah-february-percent-northern.html.csp">Pineapple Express doused northern Utah in February</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T21:08:06.6-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 09:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While it sounds like an exotic drink, the only ingredient of the Pineapple Express is water. Northern Utah got a good taste of the weather phenomenon in February, and it virtually flipped the outlook for water in 2014. “The Express has delivered storm after storm of heavy, wet, dense snow to northern Utah in February. It would be ever so nice if it continued for another week or two, at least,” said Randy Julander, Utah’s snow survey supervisor for the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)...</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> 57642248@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:08:06 MDT Ex-BYU coach Gary Crowton finds a home at Southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57562421-88/crowton-coordinator-offensive-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57562421-88/crowton-coordinator-offensive-coach.html.csp">Ex-BYU coach Gary Crowton finds a home at Southern Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-18T23:08:57.441-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • Gary Crowton spent last fall coaching his son’s little league football team in St. George. It ended up being a springboard to a bigger job. In January, Crowton was hired as the new offensive coordinator at Southern Utah where, according to head coach Ed Lamb, he has attacked his new duties with exemplary passion. “Our whole team has been impressed with the way he has thrown himself into this job,” Lamb said. “ … It’s been a pretty cool thing to see.” Still, the big question remains....</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> 57562421@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 23:08:57 MDT