Author: Beaux Yenchik

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Men’s golf leads field in birdies but fails to ‘three-peat’ as conference champions

The Dixie State University men’s golf team fired a tournament high 59 birdies but fell a few strokes short to “three-peat” as conference champions. The Fazio Course at Turtle Bay Resort played home to the 2016-2017 Pacific West Conference Men’s Golf Championship. Teams battled for bragging rights and for some, an invitation to the NCAA […]

Academics prove to be big recruiting tool

Academia has proven to be a contributing factor in the recruiting process for some student-athletes at Dixie State University.  For some college athletes, going professional in their chosen sport is a possibility, but for most, their careers come to a close upon graduation. With this understanding, DSU student-athletes enter their collegiate life knowing their destiny […]

Athletic recruitment at DSU from the perspective of a coach

Coaches at Dixie State University are searching high and low for those who eager to be Trailblazers. Though an athletic team is often judged for its performance on the field, court or pool during its season, much of what happens in the off-season contributes to the season’s outcome and the never-ending process to recruit the […]

Lost Arts: Give millennials a chance

Millennials are more than a careless generation who find no value in life lessons from the past. For the last two semesters, I have had the pleasure to write about the ideas, talents and motivations millennials seem to struggle with. I truly believe there are many lost arts (forgotten skills that were practiced and mastered by […]

DSU women’s golf avoids last place finish

The regular season ended with some bumps and bruises for the Dixie State University women’s golf team as it avoided a last place finish with a solid day two.  The Palm Valley Golf Club was the host course for the 19-team field in this year’s Western New Mexico Mustang Intercollegiate. DSU finished 17th overall with a final […]

DRC urges individuals with disabilities to be treated same as others

Students with disabilities  are among us on campus, but we may not be treating them like we would a friend. Dixie State University has provided a school wide resource, the Disability Resource Center, to help meet the specific needs of those who have a range of disabilities. These needs can range from exam accommodations to […]

Lowering the rims could be revolutionary idea for women’s basketball

Nine feet 3 inches is the proposed standard height of the rims for women’s basketball.  J.D. Gustin, Dixie State University women’s basketball head coach, is an avid supporter for the idea of lowering the rims in women’s basketball. It would be a change, for both those who are for or against the idea, which would […]

Lost Arts: The therapeutic powers of golf, how millennials are missing out big time

Many say golf is a good walk wasted, but for me, it is an unconquerable, euphoric challenge.  Millennials are bombarded with the daily stresses of life. They feel pressure because of expectations placed upon them, sometimes those burdens can be too heavy to bare. Golf may not be able to fix those issues directly, but it can […]

Wind becomes ally not villain in men’s golf win

Though normally the villain, the wind proved to be an ally for the Dixie State University men’s golf team in its first win of the season. After practicing nearly every day in the wind for the last few weeks, the Trailblazers took their best knock-down shots and wind-breakers, Monday and Tuesday, to the University of […]

Athletic scholarships a challenge for coaches at universities in Utah

A full ride scholarship — no student-athlete at Dixie State University, no matter the sport, has one.  A student-athlete’s eligibility in the NCAA takes into account “standardized test scores, the number of core courses taken in high school, and the grades earned in those core courses.” After those requirements are met for student-athletes at DSU, the decision on […]