Articles by Morgan Mathis


Stay fit within your budget cycling

Many Americans tuned in to sport Lance Armstrong in the Tour de France and then soon forgot about the sport of bicycling. Now students are noticing the benefits, and it is becoming more popular on college campuses. “I have been into cycling for about two years, and it’s nice that more people are getting involved…

Students Can Simply Focus On Breathing

Lay flat on your back with your arms at your side, palms . Inhale. Exhale. Try to focus simply on the breathing and clear any other thoughts from your mind. This is a routine that sophomore Erin Cory practices on her own and with her yoga classes. She leaves the stresses of school at the…

Prioritizing school, coaching, playing

Whistles are blowing. Coaches are yelling. Teammates are shouting for the ball. Two assignments and a test are on the schedule for the following day. Not even the natural stresses of school and chaos of sports can break junior Dave Leavitt’s concentration when his mind is set.  Leavitt, who is majoring in business, puts an…

Free Ice Hockey Clinic For New Players

BYU–Idaho’s ice hockey league provided a free clinic for the soon-to-be hockey players on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Typically 100 players show to tryouts each season. Around 45 players showed for the clinic. “With ice hockey here, you get the rule of thirds: about a third of the boys who are experienced, a third who have…

Slam dunk

Texas Tech, DePaul, Oklahoma, Duke, Wake Forest and Kentucky all hold three-point and dunk competitions. But BYU-Idaho’s version included human bowling, dance-offs, an 11-year-old judge and jump-rope performers. The event drew more spectators this semester than in the past. Matt Harris, the event’s coordinator, credited the increased attendance to advertising around campus. “There are so…

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