After FBI investigation, wiretappings, AAU coaches being indited and entire committees being formed to straighten out the mess that is college basketball, many people are left wondering just how much the proposed changes to the NCAA would affect their alma mater. So how would all of this affect SUU? Well, probably not very much. A… Read More How Would Proposed Changes to the NCAA Affect SUU Athletics?
From my personal experiences, being involved heavily involved in sports at a young age made for a happy childhood. While many children are put into sports at young ages, many are also left out. I believe that for parents, it would be a smart idea to involve their children in a sport because of the many… Read More Children in Sports: Too Much or Just Enough?
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Competition at NCAA West Prelims came to a close on Saturday night at Hornet Stadium, with another Thunderbird qualifying for the National Championship meet in Oregon. Tre James ran a 20.79 in the quarterfinals of the 200-meter dash to qualify to Nationals on time. He finished 10th overall in the field. “We’re considered… Read More Tre James Qualifies for National Championships
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Thunderbird senior Mike Tate qualified for the NCAA National Championship in the 10,000-meter on Thursday night, as competition began at the West Preliminary inside Hornet Stadium. Tate finished second in the 10K with a 29:14.90, qualifying him to the next round of competition in Eugene, Oregon. “Last year I missed out on Outdoor Nationals… Read More Mike Tate First to Qualify for Nationals
CEDAR CITY, Utah — The NCAA released the single-season APR totals for all Division I teams Wednesday afternoon and five Thunderbird teams earned perfect scores of 1,000 for the 2016-17 academic year. The Southern Utah men’s basketball team, men’s track team, women’s gymnastics team, and men’s and women’s tennis teams all earned a single-year APR… Read More Five Thunderbird Teams Earn Perfect Single-Season APR
CEDAR CITY, Utah — Southern Utah University Athletics and Athletic Director Debbie Corum have announced the elevation of Jeff Tukuafu to Assistant Athletic Director of Operations/Facilities. Prior to this position, Tukuafu served as the Director of Football Operations from March of 2016 to the announcement of the advancement. “Jeff embodies the core values of Southern Utah University Athletics: passion… Read More Jeff Tukuafu Elevated to Assistant AD of Operations/Facilities