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Local Utah Sports Teams Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On MLK Day

Jan 18, 2021, 11:25 AM
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Local sports teams in the state of Utah took to social media to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day on Monday, January 18.

Local Utah sports teams from all around the state posted messages on social media to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day.

Here are the messages from the sports teams in the state of Utah that were posted on social media.

Local Utah Sports Teams Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Utah Jazz

The team has several events planned this week to honor and celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Real Salt Lake

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

Utah Utes

“We honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. today. Our student-athletes continue to serve and advocate in our community,” Utah Athletics wrote.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Today we honor the life & legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.,” Utah football wrote.

“Today we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and continue his mission for justice and racial equality for all,” Utah women’s basketball wrote.

Utah State Aggies

“Love is the greatest force in the universe.”

Weber State Wildcats

Weber State Athletic Director Tim Crompton posted the following quote from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“Life’s more persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'”

Southern Utah Thunderbirds

“Today we honor the life, legacy, and impact of Martin Luther King Jr.”

Dixie State Trailblazers

“May we all strive to continue to live by these words, not only today, but everyday,” Dixie State Athletics tweeted.

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