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Former players recall 1996 BYU football season: was it the best ever?

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 10:15am

Was the 1996 BYU football team the best ever? We asked several players from the Cotton Bowl championship team.

San Diego uses late 13-0 run to beat BYU 88-75

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 11:23pm

Olin Carter III made five 3-pointers and finished with 28 points to lead San Diego to an 88-75 victory over BYU on Saturday night.

Broadhead's career day helps BYU women roll San Diego to stay atop WCC

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 4:09pm

Cassie Broadhead poured in a career-high 30 points and seven rebounds to help BYU to an 81-63 win over San Diego and retain a share of first place in the West Coast Conference.

Patch lifts emotional, drained No. 4 BYU volleyball to home sweep of Concordia

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 13th - 9:47pm

Ben Patch had a match-high 16 kills with two aces, including setting up match point, and Jake Langlois added 13 kills as No. 4 BYU swept the Eagles, 25-23, 25-17, 26-24 Friday night in the Smith Fieldhouse.

UVU soccer coach takes new role with BYU women's soccer

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 13th - 1:06pm

Utah Valley women's soccer coach Brent Anderson stepped down to assume a new role as assistant coach with BYU women's soccer, both schools announced Friday. Anderson replaces Chris Watkins, who left this winter to take the head job at Gonzaga.

Eric Mika's career-high 31 points powers BYU past San Francisco

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 12th - 9:08pm

Eric Mika had a career-high 31 points and seven rebounds, and Nick Emery added 19 points to help the Cougars pull away from San Francisco, 85-75 Thursday night at the Marriott Center.

BYU's Hatch, Vasconcelos selected in top 11 picks of pro women's soccer draft

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 12th - 1:32pm

BYU forward Ashley Hatch was selected No. 2 overall by the North Carolina Courage at the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League college draft held in Los Angeles.

Hot-shooting Dons boast latest new coach to face Cougars in WCC play

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 12th - 10:15am

A year after a 15-15 season and the firing of former coach Rex Walters, the Dons are off to an 11-6 start that's included a pair of wins over Utah and Illinois State in the Diamond Head Classic in Hawaii. Next up: a trip to Provo.

Dave Rose drawing criticism as BYU basketball coach

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 11th - 10:16am

In his 12th year as the BYU basketball coach, Dave Rose has run a consistent program capable of producing good records every season. But his lack of big-time success in the WCC has begun to draw criticism. Some think the program has hit a plateau.

KSL Pick'em: Clemson's last second win shakes up bowl, overall leaderboards

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Jan 10th - 11:41am

Clemson's last second win over Alabama Monday night caused quite the shakeup in not only the bowl week leaderboard, but the overall standings as well.

Watch: Kalani Sitake's best moments on ESPN's 'Film Room'

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 10th - 10:40am

Sitake was one of three coaches who took part in ESPN’s “Coaches’ Film Room” as part of the multi-tiered “Megacast” of the final game of the 2017 season.

LaVell Edwards' legacy lives on in accomplishments, laughter of his players

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 8th - 7:15pm

Jim McMahon playfully tagged Vai Sikahema in the back. ESPN analyst Trevor Matich was a hit with the local media in attendance. Robbie Bosco and Gary Sheide stopped to talk about football. Coach would've loved it.

Motivated Bryant sparks Cougars to rout of Pacific

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 7th - 10:32pm

Eric Mika tallied 17 points and 10 rebounds with three assists to help the BYU men’s basketball team cruise to a 91-62 home win over Pacific on Saturday night.

At funeral, LDS leaders, NFL icons, family remember LaVell Edwards as 'remarkable,' 'monumental'

Tad Walch  |  Posted  Jan 7th - 6:54pm

LDS leaders like President Henry B. Eyring and Elder Dallin H. Oaks joined NFL head coach Andy Reid, who took time from his Kansas City Chiefs playoff run, and other football notables like Jim McMahon and Bronco Mendenhall to pay their respects.

Hundreds pay respect to BYU legend LaVell Edwards at memorial service

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 6th - 8:38pm

LaVell Edwards’ impact on the state of Utah goes far beyond BYU football.

Landale scores 24 to help No. 19 Saint Mary's hold off BYU

Michael Wagaman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 5th - 11:50pm

Jock Landale had a pretty good time spending his night going against BYU's 6-foot-10-inch sophomore Eric Mika in a battle of two of the West Coast Conference's top big men.

Broadhead takes over down stretch as BYU women hold off Saint Mary's rally

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 5th - 10:43pm

Cassie Broadhead scored 22 points, and Kalani Purcell and Kristine Neilson each blocked critical shots in the final two minutes to help the Cougars hold on for a 70-65 win over the Gaels.

BYU hoops' toughest test awaits at No. 19 Saint Mary's

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 5th - 10:15am

Eric Mika's last trip to McKeon Pavilion in Moraga, California, was a good one. This year represents BYU's most difficult test of the season at the No. 19 Gaels, though.

Remembering the life and legacy of BYU legend LaVell Edwards

Jeremiah Jensen and Rod Zundel  |  Posted  Jan 1st - 11:09pm

KSL Sports looks back at the life and legacy of legendary BYU football coach LaVell Edwards, who died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 at the age of 86.

Top 10 moments in Utah sports in 2016  |  Posted  Jan 1st - 7:25pm

We’ll admit it: 2016 hasn’t been a great year for a lot of people. But for sports, locally and nationally, it’s been an incredible ride.