Enrollment drops at Utah State University for the second year in a row

Utah State University was the only institution in the state’s higher education system that did not see an enrollment bump in 2017, the second time in as many years the Logan school has bucked statewide trends. USU saw an uptick of 49 “full-time equivalent” students, or FTE, an important metric for per-student funding and budgeting. But the school‘s total headcount fell by 439, a...
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October 11, 2017

Utah State University gives an extreme makeover to its main concert hall

Logan • Craig Jessop was in the audience when Utah State University dedicated its new Chase Fine Arts Center, with its centerpiece Kent Concert Hall, on Oct. 18, 1967. Jessop, then a senior at Sky View High School in nearby Smithfield, thought it was one of the greatest things that had happened in the Cache Valley. Fifty years later to the day, USU will rededicate its renovated arts...
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October 08, 2017

Man charged with attempted murder in Hurricane shooting civilly committed to Utah State Hospital

A man who allegedly shot and wounded a Hurricane man at a trailer park nearly five years ago has been civilly committed to the Utah State Hospital after efforts to restore his mental competency failed. Craig Manwill Bennett Jr. was charged in 5th District Court with one count of first-degree felony attempted murder for the Nov. 28, 2012 episode. Questions about Bennett’s competency...
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October 06, 2017

BYU, Utah State come together to honor LaVell Edwards

Logan • How often does the same person get honored by both teams in a college football game? That happened Friday night at Maverik Stadium, as BYU and Utah State both honored former Aggie offensive lineman and legendary BYU coach LaVell Edwards. Decals with the number 50 and block letters LE were placed on Utah State’s helmets, while the Cougars’ jerseys and their coaches’ shirtsleeves...
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September 29, 2017

Live: BYU and Utah State renew rivalry at Maverik Stadium

The Old Wagon Wheel is to be decided on Friday night as BYU visits Utah State University at Maverik Stadium in a nationally-televised game. Follow our live coverage at the game with The Tribune’s Jay Drew and Co. A Twitter List by BrennanJSmith
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September 29, 2017

Utah State football: USU linebacker Suli Tamaivena’s tough road to Logan has smoothed out

Logan • A current snapshot of Utah State linebacker Suli Tamaivena is somewhat familiar to fans of college football in the state of Utah. He’s a junior, but older than most others in that class. He’s also married, has a year-old son and another child on the way. But the Kirkland, Wash., native is even older than, say, a player who once served a two-year church mission. Tamaivena...
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September 21, 2017

Utah State grad looking forward to bringing Star-Lord to life for a home crowd in Marvel live show

Getting to dress up in a leather jacket and run around a stage filled with motorcycle stunt actors, martial artists and warring superheroes is a delight for Logan native Isaac Spooner. Spooner, 25, plays Star-Lord in the “Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes” show coming to the Maverik Center from Sept. 28 to Oct. 1. While it’s a pretty big departure from the Shakespearean plays that...
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September 21, 2017

Utah State football: With Russia and a bad back behind him, tight end Dax Raymond making his mark with Ags

Logan • When Dax Raymond walked off the blue-turfed field at the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on December 22, 2015, he didn’t have any idea how long it would take to wear a Utah State football uniform again. The freshman from Provo hadn’t played much, only four catches that season, but he would play more later. Much later, as it turned out. “I had no idea it was going to be near almost...
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September 14, 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.
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September 11, 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...
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September 08, 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...
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September 08, 2017

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...
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September 07, 2017

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.
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September 07, 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...
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September 06, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wisconsin vs Utah State Highlights

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September 03, 2017  |  Discuss

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

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September 02, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wisconsin Beats Utah State: Quick Hits

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September 02, 2017  |  Discuss

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...
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September 01, 2017
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