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University of Utah women's volleyball team wins invitational

The University of Utah women's volleyball team took the crown at the Utah State Invitational.

Junior middle blocker Erin Redd was named the Utah State Invitational Most Valuable Player.

Utah has now started their season with a 4-0 record.

The Utes will host their home opener on Tuesday against Utah Valley at 7 p.m.

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City celebrates outdoor retailer summer market with volunteer project

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Ski team wins 2011-12 Utes Cup

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Not only was the University of Utah ski team successful on the course last year, but it also performed at a high level in academics, personal development and community service as evidenced by winning the Utah athletic department's 2011-12 Utes Cup.

The Ute ski team finished second at the NCAA Championships for the second straight year in 2011-12, while taking first place in the Utes Cup, the annual team-by-team competition that awards points for the following: academic and athletic performance, personal development (i.e. attending Life Skills events), community service, attendance at Crimson Games and SAAC/SAM participation.

Utes Center Tevita Stevens on Rimington Watch List

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Utah senior center Tevita Stevens has made the Rimington Trophy Watch List, the committee announced today. The Rimington Trophy is presented annually to the outstanding center in the NCAA FBS.

Stevens, who moved to center last season after two years as a starting offensive guard, has played in all 39 games in his three years at Utah with 36 starts. He is one of 51 members of the Rimington Trophy Watch List, which includes five Pac-12 centers.

The Rimington Trophy winner will be announced at a banquet in Lincoln, Neb., on Jan. 12, 2013.

Four Utes earn Pac-12 postgraduate scholarship

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Four University of Utah student-athletes have earned Pac-12 Conference Postgraduate Scholarships, the league office announced Thursday. Seniors Alyssa Abbott (Track & Field), Eric Bonicelli (Swimming), Hannah Caron (Swimming) and Torjus Krogdahl (Skiing) have each earned the $3,000 award to continue their academic pursuits beyond their undergraduate degrees.

Offices for Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forests moving to new location

The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forests, Supervisor Offices are moving from current locations in the Federal Building, Salt Lake City and the Federal Building in Provo, Utah to 857 South Jordan Parkway (857 West 10600 South), South Jordan Utah. 

Both the Salt Lake and Provo offices will be closed as of July 9, 2012 to complete the move to the new location.  

 Between July 9th and July 16th maps and passes and other information may be obtained at the Pleasant Grove Ranger District, 390 North 100 East, Pleasant Grove, 801-785-3563, or the Salt Lake Ranger District, 6944 South 3000 East, Salt Lake City, 801-733-2676, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

Beginning July 16, 2012 the doors at the new location in South Jordan will be open for business.  For fire restriction information, please visit www.utahfireinfo.gov .  For campground information visit www.fs.usda.gov/uwcnf.

Utes headed to Olympics with Canada women's basketball


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University of Utah junior Michelle Plouffe and former Utes Kim Smith and Shona Thorburn are headed to London for the 2012 Olympic Games with the Canadian Senior Women's National Basketball Team. Canada won back-to-back games over the weekend to earn the final qualifying berth at the FIBA World Olympic Tournament.