Author: Jordan Abel

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Register, find athletes, continue intramural play

Not many people have the chance to play football, volleyball, basketball, tennis and soccer all in one semester, but Dixie State University students have this privilege. The trick is to know how to get your team registered and ready to play and how to play as many sports as possible. First, there are many different […]

Spikeball requires quick reflexes

If you asked volleyball players what the best play in the sport is, most would respond with the same answer — the spike. Now if you grab a net and spread it out tight across a circle like a trampoline, and get a smaller ball and three of your friends, you are ready for spikeball. […]

‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ riveting

Jordan’s Take: Chris Evans owns the screen as the ultimate good guy in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.”  I remember when I found out Evans would be playing the role of Captain America years ago. I had only ever seen him in “Fantastic Four” as the egotistical Human Torch,and I was worried about the choice. […]

BYU-Hawaii rids itself of athletics

Dixie State University will only contend against Brigham Young University-Hawaii for three more years before the Seasiders will no longer compete athletically. DSU joined BYU-Hawaii in the Pacific West Conference in 2007 when it became an NCAA Division II program. Since then, there have been some close games in many different sports, including the overtime […]

Frisbee takes ‘Ultimate’ twist

If you’ve ever wondered how it feels to be as carefree as a dog, just grab a friend, a Frisbee and go outside. There are many things you can do with a Frisbee, but the most well-known activities are Frisbee golf and the World Games sport — Ultimate. “Both of these sports are great for […]

DSU softball records 2 shutouts, endures close-call games

The Dixie State University softball team swept through another opponent over the weekend with four wins over Hawaii Pacific University. Junior pitcher Aryn Feickert recorded two shutout wins — one win Saturday, the other Sunday. Dixie State stayed strong through adversity in the other two games, coming back from a deficit or breaking a tie […]

DSU softball team holds Vulcans to win doubleheader Saturday

A Dixie State University softball player occupied third base in the bottom of the seventh inning when a ball got past the catcher. The score was tied 7-7 until University of Hawaii-Hilo’s catcher muffed the outside pitch and freshman shortstop Josey Hartman slid safely into home plate. The final score read 8-7 and the Red […]

DSUSA funding aids students in realizing opportunities, funding special projects

Money is often a problem with college students, and not many people are willing to use their own money for a school project. The Dixie State University student senate allocates certain funds to students with a project in mind.  “We have bylaws that state what can be and what can’t be funded,” said Gregory J. […]

DSU football team has chance to right its course

National Letter of Intent day is a chance for high school students to continue their dreams unhindered. The Dixie State University football team has had a rough go the past few years as it has a record of 10-33 since 2010. Seven of the 10 wins have come in the past two years, and it […]