Author: Michael Santoscoy

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SPORTS OPINION | Karl Brooks Field, Burns Arena need to be updated

Without a doubt in my mind, the Human Performance Center at Dixie State University is the most stunning building on campus. The 155,000-square-foot facility has amazing features to it like the Olympic sized pool, basketball courts inside the building and on top of the roof, different floors to work out on, and classes taking place […]

DSU baseball earns series split against former PacWest foe Cal Baptist

After being on the road for 11 out of 13 games, the Dixie State University baseball team was back home for a four-game series April 16-18. This home series was different for the Trailblazers because it brought back memories to some of the older players on the team who took on former PacWest foe California […]

The Great Race makes its return

One of Dixie State University’s longest-running D-Week traditions made its return April 9 at Greater Zion Stadium: The Great Race. It’s a relay-style competition between various groups on campus including students, faculty, staff and alumni. This year’s winner and back-to-back Great Race champions are “The Ambassadors” with a time of 16:05. “[I was] supremely delighted […]

Women’s soccer edges out UTRGV to gain senior day victory

Greater Zion Stadium was filled with energy on April 4 for the Dixie State University women’s soccer team because it was thrilled to honor the seniors for senior day. “The energy was good from the second everybody got here,” said forward Whitley Griffiths, a redshirt junior social science composite major from Gilbert, Arizona. “I think […]

Men’s soccer outshoots Houston Baptist University to get victory in overtime

Coming into this men’s soccer matchup March 20 between Dixie State University and Houston Baptist University, the winner was determined by who was more aggressive on offense. Both teams came into this game struggling offensively with each program only having three goals on the season. Whoever put more pressure on the other team’s defense was […]

SPORTS OPINION | Sports fans need to pay attention to the WAC

When I heard the news about Dixie State University transitioning to the Division I level and that it would be competing in the Western Athletic Conference, I wasn’t too familiar with the conference. I didn’t know who was currently competing in the WAC, how well-known the conference is among the other major collegiate schools, how […]

Softball gains ground at the Dixie State Tournament

Entering the Dixie State Tournament, the Trailblazers’ softball team had an overall record of 1-9; now DSU has won four of its last five games. The Trailblazers battled it out at Karl Brooks Field Feb. 26-28 and defeated Utah State University, the University of Northern Colorado and Weber State University. Head coach Randy Simkins said […]

Men’s basketball splits series with Tarleton State University

The first all-time series meeting between Dixie State University’s men’s basketball team and Tarleton State University results in a split. The Texans took game one against the Trailblazers by a final 59-77 scoreline Feb. 19, and DSU came away with the victory in game two with the score being 64-48 Feb. 20. Here are some […]

DSU baseball team set for next level of competition

Following the blindside hit of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, the Dixie State University baseball team will look to finish what it started this season. The Trailblazers got off to a 15-3 start last season, and they are locked and loaded with 27 returning players this year including five fifth-year seniors. First baseman Jake Engel, […]