UTAH STATE AGGIES NEWS

Former Utah State football player pleads guilty to drug and weapons felonies

A former Utah State University football player pleaded guilty this week to a weapons offense and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Christopher Steven Copier, 24, entered his pleas for the second- and third-degree felonies, respectively, in 1st District Court on Monday, and his sentencing is set for Jan. 30. As part of a plea agreement, five other counts...
Via Jazz Notes
August 03, 2017

Aggies’ Copier made modest on-field contribution last season

Utah State senior tight end Chris Copier, who made a modest on-field contribution for the Aggies last season, has been suspended from the team following drug and weapons charges. Copier was charged Monday in 1st District Court with six counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute plus an additional count of distribution or arranging to distribute a controlled...
Via Jazz Notes
August 03, 2017

Utah State basketball: Aggies look ahead after snapping losing streak

Logan • Utah State coach Tim Duryea knew something had to change. Heading into Tuesday night's game against New Mexico, the Aggies had lost five in a row and, along the way, they struggled defensively and on the glass. "New Mexico is a hard team to guard," Duryea said "They give you a lot of problems. But I thought we just can't go down the same road over and over. We can't shoot...
Via Jazz Notes
August 03, 2017

2 inmates stabbed at Utah State Prison

The Uinta Facility at the Utah State Prison was put on lockdown Saturday after two inmate assaults. As of 4:30 p.m., the lockdown had lifted. Visitations will resume on Sunday. None of the injuries in the two assaults were life-threatening, according to prison spokeswoman Brooke Adams. In the first attack, an inmate stabbed another inmate at about 6:30 a.m. during recreation time...
Via Jazz Notes
August 03, 2017

Photos: Utah State Fair closes for 2014

Sunday was the final day for this year's Utah State Fair. The livestock, food, rides and music had an 11-day run.
Via Jazz Notes
August 03, 2017

Utah State University hosts wild horse summit, but excludes key advocates and the public

Critics of a national conference on wild horses, opening this week in Salt Lake City, claim its state organizers have closed the event to the public and excluded key figures in the horse-advocacy community. Utah State University is hosting the three-day event starting Tuesday in an effort to provide participants “with the best available science, to help them make informed decisions...
Via Jazz Notes
August 21, 2017

Utah State University study: National monuments are neither economic 'boon nor bane'

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s will issue recommendations this week for large national monuments that will reverberate across Utah, where residents remain divided over the new Bears Ears and the 21-year-old Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. Zinke has signaled he will urge major reductions to the two Utah monuments, which state and county leaders say strangle local economies...
Via Jazz Notes
August 23, 2017

Utah State football: For Aggie long-snapper, it has been a coast-to-coast journey

Logan • It has almost been a coast-to-coast journey, twice over, for Utah State long snapper Emmett Odegard. Listed as a special teams position, the long-snapper for punts and field goals is truly a specialist calling for Odegard — and only a few others on the college level. “A select few and even a select few more who are the best at it, who put in a lot of time and energy into...
Via Jazz Notes
August 23, 2017

Rep. Chris Stewart goes behind bars at Utah State Prison to talk with inmates about ‘elites,’ Clinton, Trump and Russian meddling

They asked him about Hillary Clinton’s emails. They questioned whether Russia influenced the 2016 presidential election. And they pushed back against his response to the opioid epidemic. For Republican Rep. Chris Stewart, the Wednesday town hall sounded “much like any other” he’s held. It just didn’t look the same. As the congressman paced back and forth at the front of the room...
Via Jazz Notes
August 24, 2017

Utah women's soccer opens with win over Utah State

The Utah women’s soccer team scored twice in the first two minutes of the game and went on to beat Utah State 2-0 on Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. Natalie Vukics and Tatum Thornton scored the goals for the Utes (1-0), who enter the season ranked No. 18 in the country. Janie Kearl and Natalee Wells had the assists on the two goals. Carly Nelson picked up her...
Via Jazz Notes
August 25, 2017

Scott D. Pierce: Three Utah State games will stream on Facebook; ESPN still loves BYU

The Utah State football team will be on Facebook quite a bit this fall — a quarter of its regular season. We’re not talking about the players going online. Three USU games — Sept. 7 vs. Idaho State, Sept. 23 at San Jose State and Oct. 14 vs. Wyoming — will be produced for and streamed on Facebook. Stadium, which is owned by Sinclair Broadcasting — the parent company of KUTV-Ch...
Via Jazz Notes
August 29, 2017

New arena adds entertainment options at Utah State Fair

Rodeo is back at the Utah State Fair, thanks to a new 10,000-seat outdoor arena on the Fairpark grounds. The new Days of ’47 Arena “opens up the door for a lot of opportunities, for a lot of different events,” said Jeff Kooring, director of sales and marketing for the Utah State Fair Corporation, which runs the Fairpark and the fair, whose 162nd edition opens Thursday and runs through...
Via Jazz Notes
September 01, 2017

WATCH: Wisconsin Beats Utah State: Quick Hits

Via Wisconsin Badgers Athletics
September 02, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: T.J. Edwards: Turnovers spark team over Utah State

Via Wisconsin Badgers Athletics
September 02, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wisconsin vs Utah State Highlights

Via Wisconsin Badgers Athletics
September 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: Get used to hearing the name Jonathan Taylor

The spectacle of Camp Randall returned to Madison last Friday under the lights ringing in a new college football season. The parade was delayed as the Badgers came out of the tunnel a little flat trailing Utah State 10-0 in the first quarter before scoring a crazy 59 unanswered points to shred the Aggies. The spark for Wisconsin was an unfamiliar member of the Badgers deep back field...
Via isportsweb.com
September 06, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Badger Sports Report with Paul Chryst - UW 59 Utah State 10

In the season opener for the Wisconsin Badgers it took them a while to get going, but when they did they didn't look back. Paul Chryst and Matt Lepay discuss the Badgers big win at the start of Camp Randall Stadium's 100th anniversary season. We also hear from some former Badgers about what it means to call yourself a Badger and we salute senior fullback Austin Ramesh.
Via Wisconsin Badgers Athletics
September 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Utah State men's basketball: Aggies finalize 2017-18 schedule

Logan •  The Utah State men’s basketball team has finalized its 2017-18 schedule, a slate that will include a trio of in-state rivalry games — including both BYU and Utah — and a road meeting with NCAA Tournament runner-up Gonzaga. The season gets under way when the Aggies open at Weber State on Nov. 10.Utah State has won four of the last five games against the Wildcats andthree...
Via Jazz Notes
September 07, 2017

Utah State Fair opens for the 162nd time with classic carnival rides, fun food, cute farm animals and much more

Here are photos and a video from opening day Thursday of the Utah State Fair. The 162nd run of the fair continues through Sept. 17 at the Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City. For ticket information and schedules, visit www.UtahStateFair.com. Among the highlights: Big Top Circus Spectacular starring Bello Nock! of ”America’s Got Talent” fame. West Coast Lumberjack Show PRCA Rodeo...
Via Jazz Notes
September 08, 2017

Utah State cruises past Idaho State in home opener

Logan • Quarterback Kent Myers almost had a career game in one half and change and Utah State, buoyed by his play as well as the defense of senior cornerback Jalen Davis, walloped Idaho State 51-13 on Thursday night. It was the home opener for the Aggies (1-1), who started the season last week by getting throttled 59-10 by Wisconsin. Myers was sharp from the outset and, when he left...
Via Jazz Notes
September 08, 2017

Scenes from Sunday’s Utah State Fair

Here are photos from Sunday the Utah State Fair. The 162nd run of the fair continues through Sept. 17 at the Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City. For ticket information and schedules, visitwww.UtahStateFair.com.
Via Jazz Notes
September 11, 2017

Previewing the Utah State Offense

Deacons’ strong defense looks to hold off Aggies’ offense
Via Blogger So Dear
September 11, 2017

Utah State Players to Watch

Who are the Aggies to keep an eye on this weekend?
Via Blogger So Dear
September 14, 2017

WATCH: 5 Things to Know: Utah State

Here are five things you need to know about Saturday's homecoming contest against Utah State
Via Wake Forest Demon Deacons Athletics
September 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Previewing the Utah State Defense

Defense wins championships, right?
Via Blogger So Dear
September 14, 2017
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