WRIGHT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WRIGHT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) BYU math prof accuses Utah education officials of bias, conflicts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58186430-78/team-byu-wright-contract.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58186430-78/team-byu-wright-contract.html.csp">BYU math prof accuses Utah education officials of bias, conflicts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T09:00:58.648-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 09:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Brigham Young University math professor angry that a University of Utah team won a $600,000 state textbook contract accused state education officials of conflict of interest, bias and anti-competitive practices during a legislative hearing Wednesday. Several investigations and the audit before the Government Operations Interim Committee on Wednesday concluded that Wright’s allegations were groundless. The Legislature’s Audit Subcommittee had looked at the audit last month. Wright insisted, how...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58186430@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:00:58 MDT Paul Rolly: Utah GOP boss seeks A.G. probe of mystery phone calls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58173943-200/party-wright-county-gop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58173943-200/party-wright-county-gop.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Utah GOP boss seeks A.G. probe of mystery phone calls</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T21:41:08.035-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 09:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">State GOP Chairman James Evans has asked the Utah attorney general’s office to investigate robocalls to Davis County Republicans that indicated they came from the state party. The calls, directed to Davis County GOP precinct officers and delegates, asked if Phill Wright should continue as the county’s Republican chairman — even though he had not been a registered Republican for nearly the entire year that he has held that post. Evans says the calls weren’t authorized, but the caller ID indicate...</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> 58173943@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:41:08 MDT Golf: Former pro Jon Wright captures second State Am title in three years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177911-77/wright-hole-richards-win.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177911-77/wright-hole-richards-win.html.csp">Golf: Former pro Jon Wright captures second State Am title in three years</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="2014-07-13T15:28:15.265-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 03:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • When Jon Wright was reinstated as an amateur eight years ago after an unspectacular professional golf career, Saturday afternoon’s scene at Ogden Golf and Country Club is exactly what the former University of Utah golfer envisioned when he returned to playing the game for fun back in 2006. OK, Wright probably didn’t foresee receiving the Utah State Amateur Championship trophy for the second time in three years on the 100-year-old club’s 16th fairway — more on the reason for that later — ...</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> 58177911@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:28:15 MDT State Amateur: Ex-Ute Jon Wright, UVU’s Preston Richards advance to finals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58175095-77/richards-wright-def-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58175095-77/richards-wright-def-utah.html.csp">State Amateur: Ex-Ute Jon Wright, UVU’s Preston Richards advance to finals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T23:08:35.985-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • With his caddie carrying a University of Utah golf bag in the State Amateur, Jon Wright might have talked about how he defeated two BYU players Friday. He also could be motivated to show that his 2012 victory was more than a product of home-course knowledge. And then there’s the matter of proving that golfers in their 40s can beat the collegians. All that matters to Wright is having a shot at a second title. “I just want to win another one,” he said, dismissing any extra incentives. His ...</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> 58175095@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:08:35 MDT Golf: Ex-Ute still in hunt at Utah State Amateur http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58171704-77/def-golfer-match-wright.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58171704-77/def-golfer-match-wright.html.csp">Golf: Ex-Ute still in hunt at Utah State Amateur</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="2014-07-10T23:28:56.323-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • You just can’t make this stuff up. How else to describe Thursday at the Utah State Amateur golfer tournament, as the field was cut from 32 to eight at Ogden Golf and Country Club and tales abounded about how this match, or that match, ended in absolutely crazy fashion? “It was like getting pulled over by a cop— your heart just skips a beat,” said Jon Wright, the 2012 champion. The ex-University of Utah golfer, 43, was describing the ending to his Round of 16 win over BYU golfer Mike Jurc...</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> 58171704@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:28:56 MDT Utah basketball: In Vegas, Delon Wright hopes to show NBA scouts he’s a good bet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58165413-89/wright-college-nba-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58165413-89/wright-college-nba-basketball.html.csp">Utah basketball: In Vegas, Delon Wright hopes to show NBA scouts he’s a good bet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T23:28:15.139-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When the NBA Draft rolled around, Delon Wright turned off his TV and headed for the gym. He followed the picks on his phone, occasionally smiling at seeing a few guys he knew get selected in the two-round event. But many friends didn’t get taken in the draft, and that’s why Wright was in the gym and not plopped in front of his TV: He was told if he had entered the fray this year, he might not be drafted at all. “It was tough, man,” Wright said. “But I had a lot of people telling me it would be 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> 58165413@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:28:15 MDT Utes guard Delon Wright headed to LeBron James Skills Academy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58158078-59/wright-academy-season-skills.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58158078-59/wright-academy-season-skills.html.csp">Utes guard Delon Wright headed to LeBron James Skills Academy</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="2014-07-09T17:59:22.7-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Although Larry Krystkowiak's incoming class is considered one of the better talent pools in the Pac-12, the biggest coup for the Runnin' Utes might've been convincing their top performer to return. A first team all-Pac-12 honoree last season, Delon Wright has already been tapped to be one of the best guards in college basketball this coming year. And the Utes announced Monday, confirming an earlier ESPN report, that Wright will be joining some of the country's best at the Lebron James Skills Aca...</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> 58158078@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:59:22 MDT Paul Rolly: Davis County’s GOP boss has to go, insiders say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146609-78/county-wright-party-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146609-78/county-wright-party-republican.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Davis County’s GOP boss has to go, insiders say</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T01:01:02.136-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some Davis County Republicans have prepared a letter declaring their chairman has not been legitimate since he was elected last year. The letter has been signed by more than 10 members of the county’s Republican Central Committee, including some elected officials. Ten is the number required by GOP bylaws to officially call an emergency Central Committee meeting. The letter will be presented Monday to Joe Levi, who has been the party’s vice chairman since the duly elected vice chairwoman, Lisa 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> 58146609@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 01:01:02 MDT Rolly: Davis County GOP run by an outsider? Holy Ronald Reagan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58139590-90/party-wright-republican-vote.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58139590-90/party-wright-republican-vote.html.csp">Rolly: Davis County GOP run by an outsider? Holy Ronald Reagan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T07:49:21.849-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 07:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Davis County Republican Chairman Phill Wright, who is conducting what some are calling a witch hunt against the party secretary because she signed the Count My Vote petition, has not been a registered Republican the entire time of his chairmanship. That, under the party’s bylaws, makes him ineligible to serve as a party officer and even vote in a Republican primary. It brings into question the legitimacy of all the party executive committee meetings he has conducted since being elected chairman...</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> 58139590@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:49:21 MDT Utah House Hunting Done Wright http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58108676-78/homes-wright-clients-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58108676-78/homes-wright-clients-com.html.csp">Utah House Hunting Done Wright</a></h4>