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Here's every local athlete that advanced to the NCAA track and field championships

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 26th - 7:12pm

BYU will send 21 athletes to Austin after a stunning round at the NCAA West Preliminaries in Sacramento, California. That includes 15 men’s track and field spots, the third-most of any school in the country and narrowly behind Florida and Texas.

US women beat Mexico 3-0 before starting title defense

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 12:23pm

Fans spelled out the message at the end of the national anthem, unfurling a huge banner behind the goal on the south end of Red Bull Arena: "ONE FOR ALL AND ALL FOR FOUR" it read, with a large gold star in the center.

Twice as nice: Utah Royals take 2-0 win over winless Orlando

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25th - 9:43pm

Rodriguez scored her fourth goal of the season, and Makenzy Doniak added a second for the Royals for the first time all year as Utah took a 2-0 shutout Saturday from the still-winless Orlando Pride at Rio Tinto Stadium.

The Replacements: With internationals away, Utah Royals put faith in newcomers before World Cup break

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25th - 11:34am

With seven players with their national teams for the FIFA Women's World Cup in France, the Utah Royals will rely on national team replacement players like Raisa Strom-Okimoto, Meghan Cox and Alexa Kimball for the next month of the season.

A true walk-off: Pleasant Grove draws a walk to win 6A state championship

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 10:24pm

Jackson Hill drew a bases-loaded walk in the 9th inning to give Pleasant Grove the 6A baseball state championship.

Jefferson Savarino's last-gasp game-winner lifts Real Salt Lake by Atlanta, 2-1

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 9:10pm

The Venezuela international scored in the final seconds of stoppage time, lifting Real Salt Lake to its third-straight win 2-1 over Atlanta in front of an announced crowd of 17,214 fans Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

BYU baseball eliminated from WCC Tournament by Gonzaga, 3-1

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 6:39pm

Danny Gelalich went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored for BYU, and Mitch McIntyre was 1-for-3 with a double for the Cougars (36-17).

Utah's Donnie Tillman gets chance to workout in front of Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 6:09pm

University of Utah's Donnie Tillman was part of a six-player pre-draft workout at the Zion's Bank Basketball Center on Friday.

Back on top: Timely hitting lifts Cottonwood to 2nd 5A baseball title in 3 years

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 4:02pm

Luke went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI, including the game-winner in the bottom of the fifth inning, to help Cottonwood to its second Class 5A state baseball title in three seasons with a 6-5 victory over Timpanogos at UCCU Ballpark.

Improbable Warriors: Weber caps indefatigable run with 1-0 win over Copper Hills for 6A soccer state title

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 10:35pm

Kolton Obray scored the only goal of the match midway through the second half, and Charlie Wheelwright made five saves to lead the Warriors to a 1-0 win over Copper Hills in the Class 6A state title match Thursday at Rio Tinto Stadium.

5A soccer: Brighton wins first state title in a decade

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 10:27pm

Braxton Jones' golden goal gives Brighton a 3-2 win over Olympus in the 5A soccer final.

5A baseball: Gonzalez helps spark late-rally in Cottonwood's win over Jordan

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 9:06pm

Daniel Gonzalez's 7th-inning triple sparked a late comeback as Cottonwood advanced to play for the 5A state title.

WCC's top pitcher keeps BYU baseball in check in 4-1 tournament-opening loss

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:41pm

Trevin Esquerra went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI, and Cody Paiva scattered five hits with 11 strikeouts in a complete-game effort to help Loyola Marymount stun top-seeded BYU, 4-1 in the opening game of the WCC baseball tournament.

Pleasant Grove baseball rallies with small ball to top Syracuse for 6A title game berth

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 5:32pm

Leadoff hitter Noah Taylor went 4-for-4 with two runs and two RBI, and the Vikings surged late to pull away from the Titans, 9-5 to advance to the 6A championship game Friday at UCCU Ballpark.

Rudy Gobert wants to take it to the 'next level' following All-NBA season

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 2:31pm

The Jazz center was voted on to the All-NBA Third Team. That doesn't mean he's satisfied.

Hawaii Bowl returns to Christmas Eve for 2019, with BYU under contract

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 2:31pm

The Hawaii Bowl will be back on Christmas Eve this year after being played on Dec. 22 last season, only the fourth time in the game's history that it had not been held on Dec. 24.

No celebrating yet: Cluff, No. 24 BYU baseball set sights on WCC Tourney title, regional berth

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 10:15am

There wasn't much celebrating emanating from the 24th-ranked BYU baseball team when they clinched their first outright conference title in 30 years. Star middle infielder Jackson Cluff and the Cougars know they haven't done anything yet.

BYU golf's second-straight NCAA regional meet starts Thursday, a day before the field

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:10pm

Led by NCAA regional champ Rhett Rasmussen and college golf standout Peter Kuest, the Cougars will tee off Thursday at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the second-straight season BYU will end the year at the NCAA national tournament.

Severe weather forces delays, relocations of high school state tournaments

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22nd - 5:47pm

Mother Nature continues her undefeated reign at the Utah High School Activities Association state baseball tournament.