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 California fire 20 percent contained http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413117-68/california-fire-orange-contained.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413117-68/california-fire-orange-contained.html.csp">Southern California fire 20 percent contained</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T15:01:02.067-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 03:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Ana, Calif. • A wildfire in Southern California was 20 percent contained on Sunday but more than 200 homes remained evacuated near the Cleveland National Forest, authorities said. More than 1,000 firefighters and fire personnel were battling the 2 ½ square mile blaze that broke out Friday in Orange County’s Silverado Canyon. Six firefighters have suffered minor injuries, many of them heat-related as temperatures reach triple-digits, said Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Steve Concialdi. ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58413117@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:01:02 MDT Southern Utah football: T-Birds face No. 10 ‘Rabbits in home opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58402209-77/dakota-south-state-southern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58402209-77/dakota-south-state-southern.html.csp">Southern Utah football: T-Birds face No. 10 ‘Rabbits in home opener</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:21:50.362-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • Southern Utah’s brutal nonconference schedule continues Saturday night, but at least the Thunderbirds get to play at home. Coming off losses to Nevada and Southeastern Louisiana, SUU faces South Dakota State at Eccles Coliseum. The Jackrabbits are ranked 10th nationally among Football Championship Subdivision teams, but what’s new? Southern Utah opened the season at unbeaten Nevada, losing 28-19. Last week, third-ranked Southeastern Louisiana rolled to a 41-14 victory after leading ...</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> 58402209@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:21:50 MDT College football: Southeastern Louisiana beats Southern Utah, 41-14 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58382375-77/touchdown-yard-utah-bennett.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58382375-77/touchdown-yard-utah-bennett.html.csp">College football: Southeastern Louisiana beats Southern Utah, 41-14</a></h4>

<h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T00:11:58.2-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hammond, La. • Drew Misita had a 10-yard interception return for a touchdown on the first play of the game, Bryan Bennett threw two touchdown passes and ran for another and Southeastern Louisiana beat Southern Utah 41-14 on Saturday night. Bennett threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to Devante Scott and a 33-yard strike to Chris Malott. His 1-yard touchdown run capped a 17-play, 83-yard drive to give the Lions a 27-14 lead with 10:29 to play. Bennett did throw one interception, which led to a 1-yard ...</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> 58382375@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:11:58 MDT Letter: Liberals wouldn’t stoop to this http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378225-82/center-building-harry-liberals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378225-82/center-building-harry-liberals.html.csp">Letter: Liberals wouldn’t stoop to this</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:52:02.332-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Is there no bottom to which the right wingers will stoop? They, posing as “protesters,” have pressured Southern Utah University into taking the name of Democratic Sen. Harry Reid off one of the campus buildings. One, with a straight face, said they want to keep politics out of the matter. Oh, come on! Can anybody afford to be so petty? What’s next? Are they going to destroy the signage on the Scott Matheson Court Building? The Calvin Rampton Convention Center? I guarantee you this: if we liberal...</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> 58378225@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:52:02 MDT Southern Utah football: T-Birds test No. 3 Southeastern La. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58370714-77/louisiana-utah-southeastern-southern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58370714-77/louisiana-utah-southeastern-southern.html.csp">Southern Utah football: T-Birds test No. 3 Southeastern La.</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T23:22:35.815-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hammond, La. • Southern Utah linebacker Chinedu Ahanonu might have another busy night Saturday at Southeastern Louisiana. Ahanonu, a sophomore from West Jordan, had 28 tackles in Nevada’s 28-19 victory over the Thunderbirds last week. He was credited with seven solo tackles and 21 assists, shattering the previous Big Sky Conference record of 24. Hello, Southeastern Louisiana. The explosive Lions are ranked third in this week’s Football Championship Subdivision poll after a 44-3 win over Jackson...</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> 58370714@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:22:35 MDT Letter: SUU caves in on Reid honor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358796-82/reid-suu-utah-harry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358796-82/reid-suu-utah-harry.html.csp">Letter: SUU caves in on Reid honor</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T16:41:25.891-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It is another sad commentary on de facto one-party rule in Utah that Southern Utah University has decided to remove Senator Harry Reid’s name from a building named in his honor. (“SUU drops Harry Reid’s name from building after protests,” August 29.) Sen. Reid is undeniably one of the most distinguished alumni ever to attend SUU, achieving the highest elected national office reached, not only by any of his fellow alumni, but by any member of his religious faith. By acquiescing to these politica...</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> 58358796@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:41:25 MDT Letter: Pulling Reid honor at SUU a spineless act http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58361361-82/reid-politics-suu-cozzens.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58361361-82/reid-politics-suu-cozzens.html.csp">Letter: Pulling Reid honor at SUU a spineless act</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T17:44:16.189-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a graduate of Southern Utah University, I am deeply discouraged by the actions of a handful of conservative extremists from Cedar City who want to impose their personal political bias on the university, and disappointed in SUU President Scott Wyatt, who so spinelessly acceded to that pressure. Sen. Harry Reid is an alumnus of Southern Utah and has distinguished himself in his professional life, rising to the position of majority leader in the Senate of the United States. Every school likes 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> 58361361@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:44:16 MDT College basketball: USU-Eastern guard Langston signs with Southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58362031-77/eastern-langston-usu-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58362031-77/eastern-langston-usu-utah.html.csp">College basketball: USU-Eastern guard Langston signs with Southern Utah</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T17:16:32.053-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • Utah State-Eastern guard Travon Langston has signed to play at Southern Utah, coach Nick Robinson announced Monday. Langston started 20 games for USU-Eastern in Price last season. He averaged 7.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists while shooting 52 percent from the field. He helped lead USU-Eastern to a 21-10 record. “Travon is an excellent addition to our basketball program,” said Robinson. “He can impact the game on both ends of the floor with his speed and athleticism. In addit...</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> 58362031@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:16:32 MDT College football: Cody Fajardo leads Nevada to win over Southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58357651-77/yards-fajardo-nevada-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58357651-77/yards-fajardo-nevada-utah.html.csp">College football: Cody Fajardo leads Nevada to win over Southern Utah</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T23:44:12.945-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • Cody Fajardo threw for 303 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score to lead Nevada to a 28-19 win over Southern Utah in the season opener Saturday. The only FBS player with over 7,000 passing yards and 2,000 rushing yards, Fajardo finished with 371 yards, giving him 9,968 total career yards. He completed 30 of 41 passes and ran for 68 yards. Jerico Richardson caught 13 passes for 177 yards for Nevada. Don Jackson rushed for 110 yards and one score. The Wolf Pack led 7-0 at t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583576512014-08-30T23:44:12.945-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-30T23:44:12.945-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58357651@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:44:12 MDT Scott D. Pierce: NBC’s Tamron Hall has fallen in love with southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347880-223/hall-utah-beautiful-grylls.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347880-223/hall-utah-beautiful-grylls.html.csp">Scott D. Pierce: NBC’s Tamron Hall has fallen in love with southern Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T08:36:54.123-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 08:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tamron Hall has fallen in love with southern Utah — despite the trying circumstances of her only visit there. The co-host of the third hour of “The Today Show” and anchor of MSNBC’s “NewsNation,” Hall spent 48 hours learning to be a survivalist an hour outside Kanab for Monday’s episode of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5). “I’m from the great state of Texas,” Hall said, “and when you’re a Texas child, you believe there’s nothing as beautiful as the flat landscape of Texas.” B...</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> 58347880@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:36:54 MDT SUU football • Southern Utah looks for repeat upset in opener against Nevada http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58352270-77/lamb-nevada-season-southern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58352270-77/lamb-nevada-season-southern.html.csp">SUU football • Southern Utah looks for repeat upset in opener against Nevada</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T23:28:56.295-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno • Southern Utah opened last season with an upset victory and used it as a springboard to the Thunderbirds’ first-ever playoff berth. Can SUU do it again? On Saturday, Southern Utah begins a new season at Nevada. Kickoff is 1 p.m. MDT. In their opener a year ago, the Thunderbirds rallied for a 22-21 victory at South Alabama. SUU eventually finished 8-4 in the regular season and secured an at-large bid to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. According to coach Ed Lamb, the Thunder...</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> 58352270@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:56 MDT L.A. Daily News: Classrooms key battlefields in War on Poverty http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58351438-82/poverty-business-california-leaders.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58351438-82/poverty-business-california-leaders.html.csp">L.A. Daily News: Classrooms key battlefields in War on Poverty</a></h4>