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Third man from Utah charged in US Capitol breach

Apr. 07, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A third man from Utah was charged Wednesday in connection with the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in January. Brady Knowlton, of St. George, was identified by a tipster through photos and video taken on Jan. 6, when supporters of then-President...

Utah city approves resolution that supports 'Dixie' name

Apr. 02, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The St. George City Council has unanimously approved a resolution that supports calling the region “Utah's Dixie." The resolution approved Thursday said the city in southern Utah would support all institutions in the area with “Dixie” in its...

Dixie State beats former conference foe Fort Lewis 60-0

Mar. 28, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Kody Wilstead tied his career high and the Dixie State record with five TD passes on Saturday night, and Dixie State closed its spring football season with a 60-0 win over Fort Lewis. Wilstead passed for 282 yards and Deven Osborne had seven...

Tillman leads New Mexico St. past Dixie State 68-56

Mar. 07, 2021 00:49 AM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Donnie Tillman had a season-high 22 points as New Mexico State topped Dixie State 68-56 on Saturday night. Johnny McCants had 12 points, five assists, five steals and three blocks for New Mexico State (10-7, 7-6 Western Athletic Conference)....

Rice lifts New Mexico St. over Dixie State 76-66

Mar. 06, 2021 01:54 AM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Jabari Rice matched his season high with 20 points and New Mexico State topped Dixie State 76-66 on Friday night. Donnie Tillman scored 13 points for New Mexico State (9-7, 6-6 Western Athletic Conference), Evan Gilyard II scored 12 and C.J....

New 'Utahraptor' state park could be coming to Moab area

Mar. 03, 2021 04:23 AM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Arches National Park may soon have a new neighbor, due to a new bill heading through the Utah legislature. “Utahraptor State Park,” proposed by Rep. Steve Eliason (R-Sandy), would be a new recreational area in Moab and Utah’s 44th state...

Students protest as Utah lawmakers resist changing 'Dixie'

Feb. 24, 2021 20:50 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — At a university in southern Utah, the nationwide protests against racial injustice have lent new momentum to change a name that many consider offensive: Dixie State. But the moniker's deep ties to local history are fueling a backlash at the...

Pope scores 22 to lead Dixie St. past Tarleton State 64-48

Feb. 20, 2021 23:29 PM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Isaiah Pope had a season-high 22 points as Dixie State beat Tarleton State 64-48 on Saturday night. Pope was 6-of-11 shooting, all from 3-point range. Andre Mulibea added 14 points for Dixie State (8-11, 4-8 Western Athletic Conference). ...

Dotsenko lifts Tarleton State over Dixie St. 77-59

Feb. 19, 2021 23:53 PM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Konstantin Dotsenko had 23 points as Tarleton State defeated Dixie St. 77-59 on Friday night. Montre’ Gipson had 16 points for Tarleton State (7-8, 2-5 Western Athletic Conference), which earned its fourth straight win. Shamir Bogues added 11...

Dixie State name change bill stalling in Utah Senate

Feb. 19, 2021 15:03 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A push to change Dixie State University's name is stalling in the GOP-dominated Utah Senate, after a new push to drop the term many find offensive sparked a backlash. A spokesman for the institution in southern Utah told The Associated Press on...