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Pittman hired as head coach

After eight years and a 2-12-2 season this year, the men’s soccer head coach Danny Ortiz has been released from his position. Josh Pittman has been announced as the new soccer coach as of Dec. 8. Pittman has 20 years of soccer experience. Prior to Dixie State, he coached at Colorado Mesa University for seven […]

Women’s basketball finds first win, another loss on road

The Storm ended their California road trip last weekend with a 69-57 loss facing California Baptist University. The Storm held on with tight grip at a chance for the victory until the last five minutes of the game, where the Lancers increased the Storm’s 13 point deficit with an 8-0 run. Senior guard Taylor Maynes […]

Storm rally in regionals

The Dixie State University volleyball team, the eighth seed, fell in the NCAA Division II Volleyball Tournament to Sonoma State University on Nov. 22, but not without a Storm of a season. The Storm ended their season 22-9 overall and 17-3 in conference. Dixie made it to the championship match during the tournament, winning two […]

Football drops last game

The Storm rolled in over Arcata, California, Saturday afternoon, but the Lumberjack’s of Humboldt weren’t planning on a rainy day. Dixie State football lost 71-13 without its offense making an actual connection for a scoring play. In the first four minutes, Humboldt ran into the end zone and then rushed for two points for an […]

Men’s, women’s basketball open season at home

Dixie State University’s basketball is going full-court its season begins this week. The men and women began as their season non-conference games. The men’s was held yesterday. The women’s will be held today. These games are at home in Burns Area. Men’s Men’s basketball started their season against Montana State University-Billings at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. […]

DSU football to move to RMAC

Dixie State University athletics announced Tuesday DSU football will be part of the Rocky Mountain Athletic conference effective July 1, 2016. “I am proud to announce … we have accepted an invitation to join the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference for football only,” Athletic Director Jason Boothe said. This decision was made two weeks prior. Dixie […]

Women’s basketball faces preseason firing

A preseason shake-up for the Dixie State University women’s basketball team might make its season opener on Nov. 19 a bit more interesting: the firing of head coach Catherria Turner. DSU Athletic Director Jason Boothe said the decision to fire Turner and replace her with interim head coach Jenny Thigpin, an assistant on the team […]

Men, women rank seventh overall

Cross-country’s season is at the finish line as Dixie State University men and women both took seventh overall in the Pacific West Conference Championship. The races were held in Fresno, California. The men’s race began at 9 a.m., while the women’s race began at 10 a.m.   Sophomore George Barlow was named third team all-conference. […]

Football falls short in OT

Dixie State University fell short in overtime on Saturday by one point against South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. “They are a new team in our conference,” head coach Scott Brumfield said. “So it [was] another breath of fresh air to play someone [new].”  Dixie shut down South Dakota on the first drive to […]

Dixie see’s first win against Menlo

Dixie State University saw its first win against Menlo College on Saturday, defeating the Oaks 28-6 during  Homecoming weekend. Dixie started out strong as Ben Longshore threw the first touchdown for 19 yards to junior receiver Nate Stephens on a three-play drive. The Storm’s defense quickly stopped Menlo’s offense, only allowing it to gain a […]