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BYU, Davis High alum Ward makes U.S. Olympic marathon team for Rio 2016

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 4:40pm

Just under nine years ago, Jared Ward left for a two-year mission for the LDS Church, where he put his collegiate distance running career on hold. On Saturday, he booked his ticket to the Rio 2016 Summer Games as member of the U.S. Olympic team.

Weisner leads No. 8 Oregon State women past Utah, 72-53

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 4:11pm

Jamie Weisner scored from deep and on slashing drives and tied career highs with 27 points and four steals as No. 8 Oregon State built an early lead and cruised to a 72-53 victory over Utah on Sunday.

NFL draft profile: Terenn Houk

Dylan Cannon, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 3:33pm

In a weekly article until the 2016 NFL draft, I will profile former BYU football players as they seek to take their skills to the pros. Today, I discuss wide receiver Terenn Houk's strengths and weaknesses.

4-time champ Lee leads South Summit to first 2A title since 2011

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 8:57am

Matt Lee won his fourth state wrestling championship, and South Summit secured its first Class 2A state title since 2011 Saturday evening at Utah Valley's UCCU Center.

Career-best performances put Utah on top of Washington, 197.125-196.250

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 12:19am

The Red Rocks' third-straight 197-plus score leaves them unbeaten against the Huskies, earning their 50th all-time win.

Senglin helps Weber State down Portland State 87-78 for Rahe's 200th win

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 9:41pm

Jeremy Senglin scored 24 points and Weber State downed Portland State 87-78 on Saturday.

Jimmer Fredette named D-League All-Star MVP with record-setting performance

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 9:25pm

Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette had an NBA D-League record 35 points in Saturday's All-Star game, earning Most Valuable Player honors in leading the East to a 128-124 win over the West in Toronto, Ontario.

Emery stays hot with 31, BYU beats Santa Clara 96-62

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 7:11pm

Nick Emery had 18 of his 31 points before intermission Saturday and BYU cruised in the second half to beat Santa Clara 96-62.

Pulsipher shoots BYU women past Santa Clara, one win from WCC title

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 4:48pm

Makenzi Morrison Pulsipher scored 13 of her game-high 25 points in the second quarter as the BYU women's basketball team won its 14th-straight game, 70-63, over Santa Clara to pull within a win over the West Coast Conference title Saturday afternoon.

Blackmon too much as Layton sweeps series with Davis; Murray boy's hoops tops Hillcrest  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 10:44pm

Julian Blackmon had 19 points, three assists and five steals to help Layton's boy's basketball team sweep the season series with Region 2 rival Davis, 62-50.

South Summit puts pressure on Delta at 2A wrestling tourney

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 10:14pm

Delta's streak of seven-straight Class 2A state wrestling championships may be in question. South Summit surged to a first-day finish of 117 points Friday at Utah Valley's UCCU Center, just one and a half points behind the longtime champion Rabbits.

US beats World 157-154 in Rising Stars Challenge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 9:10pm

The Latest on Friday's events at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local):

BYU's Rydalch nails half-court buzzer-beater; Bill Walton does Bill Walton things

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 11:01am

There have been a lot of game winners this week, even with teams from the state of Utah. Here's one more.

Utah Jazz trade targets

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 10:45am

The NBA's trade deadline is now less than a week away. Here are some potential trade targets for the Utah Jazz.

Emery propels BYU past San Francisco 114-89

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:40pm

Nick Emery sank 10 3-pointers and scored a career-high 37 points to propel BYU to a 114-89 win over San Francisco on Thursday night.

5A STATE WRESTLING: Anderson leads Pleasant Grove to 6th straight title

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:36pm

Pleasant Grove's Ben Anderson had waited four years for the chance to write his name in the Utah wrestling record books. He wasn't going to wait a minute longer.

Bolomboy's 22 leads Weber State past Sacramento State 63-50

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:30pm

Joel Bolomboy scored 22 points and tied his career-high with 23 rebounds to help Weber State to a 63-50 win over Sacramento State Thursday night and remain one game behind Montana for the Big Sky Conference lead.

4A STATE WRESTLING: Father-son combo Dischers lead Wasps to 2nd straight title

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:05pm

Thursday night's state wrestling title was extra special for Wasatch's Jakob Discher — not just because he celebrated his own title and a second-straight Class 4A championship with the Wasps at Utah Valley's UCCU Center. He did so with his dad.

Utah football promotes 3 to new positions on staff

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 3:54pm

The University of Utah football program announced three new promotions to its coaching staff Thursday.