It’s a long way from Durban, South Africa, to Provo, Utah. But for BYU rugby’s Alex Vorster, it’s a little bit shorter, thanks to the diverse makeup of the Cougars’ 2016 squad that boasts players from seven countries outside the United States.
Doug Padilla competed in the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics in the 5,000 meter run, and he’s considered one of the greatest athletes from BYU. A brutal accident cut his career short but won't stop the 12-time U.S. champion from winning in life.
Josh Furlong and Sean Walker | Posted May 1st - 9:34pm
The 2016 NFL Draft has come to a close and six local football players were drafted to various teams. However, several local athletes also signed a free agency deal following the draft. The following is a where local athletes ended up in the draft or in free agency.
One of the most consistent knocks on former BYU head football coach Bronco Mendenhall is that he didn't get his players into the NFL. Here are three reasons why new coach Kalani Sitake will change that.
BYU announced a new series of firesides Wednesday, moving the regular player and coach meet-and-greet/testimony meetings to the offseason while weekly alumni firesides will accompany BYU football games during the season.
Ben Patch spiked a match-high 14 kills and eight digs, and Brenden Sander added 11 kills and six digs to lift the top-ranked Cougars to a 25-20, 25-19, 18-25, 25-15 win over UCLA in the finals of the MPSF Tournament on Saturday night in Provo.
Joshua Anderson scored three tries, including a pair on either side of the halftime whistle, and Josh Whippy and Matt Jensen each scored twice to lift BYU past the Red Wolves 68-20 and into its fourth-straight Varsity Cup final.
Ben Patch tallied a season-high 32 kills on 50 attempts to help the No. 1 Cougars hold off the Gauchos 25-18, 25-22, 23-25, 24-26, 15-12 in the third five-set match of the season in the Smith Fieldhouse.