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DSU women’s golf finishes 5th in PacWest championship

The Dixie State University women’s golf team finished strong in the Pacific West Conference Championship tournament in Kahuku, Hawaii. It was a rough first day for the Trailblazers as the team shot a 66-over on a windy day in Paradise. DSU rebounded to shot 50-over on the second day and close the gap and overtake […]

DSU softball win 3 of 4 vs CBU

Stifling pitching and defense helped the Dixie State University softball team nearly sweep the Pacific West Conference leading California Baptist University. The Trailblazers won the first three games against the Lancers, and in those three wins the Trailblazers only gave up one total run. “This was the best I have ever seen us play,” said […]

DSU softball splits with Concordia

 With the regular season winding down, the Dixie State University softball team earned an important split over a four-game series with Concordia Irvine University. “We wanted to win all four games, but [CUI] is a good team, and we did not hit it well enough to sweep the series,” head coach Randy Simkins said. “We […]

Men’s golf finishes 7th

The Dixie State University men’s golf team finished seventh out of 15 teams in its final tournament of the regular season in Turlock, California. “I was impressed with how we finished after how poorly we played the first day,” head coach Brad Sutterfield said. “The second day was really good for us, so we will […]

DSU coaches stress importance of mental toughness

Hall of fame NBA player Bill Russell once said, “Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.” In collegiate competition, the players and coaches are good enough to have made it that far, so what separates teams that are evenly matched physically?  “Mental toughness is even more important than physical toughness,” said sophomore soccer […]

DSU tennis loses 3 straight

After an impressive start to the 2017 season, the Dixie State University tennis team lost its final three matches of the season on the road in California. The Trailblazers suffered losses at Dominican University Tuesday, at Stanislaus State University on Thursday and at Sonoma State University on Friday. DSU managed just four total victories and […]

Failure to repeal Obamacare good for college students

Because of the inability of the GOP to successfully repeal Obamacare, we will be sticking with it for a while longer, and honestly, that is not such a bad thing. Ever since November, the Republican Party has been desperately trying to replace the Affordable Care Act with a more conservative health care plan. What the GOP came […]

DSU tennis goes 2-2

Big wins and tough losses highlight an improved season for the inexperienced Dixie State University tennis team. DSU took on Boise State University Wednesday at home then traveled to Oakland, California for matches against University of Hawaii-Hilo, Holy Names University and Mills College. Through the four matches, DSU fell to BSU and HNU, but came […]

DSU softball wins 3 of 4 vs APU

The Dixie State University softball game beat Southern Utah University Wednesday and then won three out of four crucial games this week against Azusa Pacific University to keep the Trailblazers within Pacific West Conference contention. DSU beat its southern Utah foe in a close 5-4 win against the NCAA Division I Thunderbirds. After dropping the […]