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Weather, tight ends have standout day at BYU spring game

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 7:55pm

Most fans left the game after the first series, but the coaches saw an offense that scored through tight end Matt Bushman, running back Kavika Fonua and Rhett Almond’s 19-yard field goal.

Freshman setter guides No. 3 BYU volleyball to home upset of No. 1 Long Beach

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 9:47am

Jake Langlois had a team-high 20 kills and 10 digs, including the match-winner, and freshman Wil Stanley dished out a career-high 36 assists with five digs to lead the Cougars to a 20-25, 26-24, 25-20, 21-25, 17-15 upset of the No. 1 49ers.

Sae Tautu, Cougars raise NFL profile at BYU Pro Day

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:35pm

Sae Tautu didn’t enter the Indoor Practice Facility for BYU’s Pro Day Friday morning as the most mentioned NFL draft prospect. But he may have left the biggest impression.

Local kidney foundation honors 3-year-old Elsie Mahe with billboard for organ donation

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 3:42pm

The National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho unveiled a new billboard Thursday, adorned with little Elsie’s picture and the words, “Because Elsie donated, 5 lives are saved.”

Battered No. 3 BYU volleyball hosts top-ranked Long Beach in crucial MPSF matches

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:02pm

No. 3 BYU welcomes top-ranked Long Beach State to the Smith Fieldhouse for a pair of regular-season-ending games Friday and Saturday that could decide the MPSF title.

Squally Canada's increased role with BYU football starts with spring camp

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:23am

Squally Canada knows his time to shine is now. The junior-to-be running back has been working during BYU spring camp trying to step into the role vacated by graduated senior Jamaal Williams, the Cougars’ all-time rushing leader.

Sugg's 2 homers help BYU softball upset No. 11 Utah in lone game of season  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:47pm

Libby Sugg slugged a pair of two-run homers to lead the BYU softball team to a 4-3 upset of No. 11 Utah in the lone game of the season between the two teams Wednesday at Gail Miller Field in Provo.

Can the 2016-17 Zags represent the WCC in the Final Four?

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:30pm

Is 2016-17 the best season of Gonzaga basketball to date, or at least under current head coach Mark Few? If it makes the Final Four, it will be.

BYU's Mika submits name to NBA draft, will not hire agent

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 12:59pm

BYU center Eric Mika will declare for the 2017 NBA draft without hiring an agent to maintain his college eligibility, BYU announced Wednesday.

Patrick Kinahan: Few teams can travel like BYU football

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:44am

A change in the coaching staff has made a huge difference in the enthusiasm for BYU football. Last week's practice in St. George is the latest evidence of the increasing amount of fans who are rallying around coach Kalani Sitake and his assistants.

Ben Anderson: Has BYU’s LP3 been a disappointment?

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:20am

With TJ Haws, Eric Mika and Nick Emery back on the basketball floor together, did they miss their opportunity to meet the high expectations of BYU's fans?

What's next for BYU basketball? A lot of work

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 8:52am

What's next for BYU basketball after a 105-89 loss to UT Arlington in the NIT? A chance at continuity, and a lot of necessary work.

Langlois steps up to lead No. 3 BYU men's volleyball by No. 4 Hawaii in straight sets

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:04pm

Jake Langlois put down 13 kills, and Brenden Sander had a team-high 14 as BYU swept Hawaii 28-26, 25-18, 25-20 for the fifth-straight win against the island visitors Friday night in Provo.

5 standouts at midway point of BYU spring football

Mitch Harper, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 9:23am

As the Cougars get ready to go camping this weekend in St. George, they’ve hit the midway point of spring ball. Who are the players that have stood out thus far?

BYU women done in by turnovers as Washington State rallies for WNIT win

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 10:17pm

Makenzi Pulsipher had 23 points and three assists for BYU in her final game with the Cougars, a 72-64 loss to Washington State in the opening round of the Women's NIT Thursday night at the Marriott Center.

Have You Seen This? Cosmo the Cougar's 'groundbreaking' dance challenge

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 1:20pm

We learned last year just how good a dancer Cosmo the Cougar really is. This time, Cosmo is back at it again, and the result is, well, groundbreaking.

UT Arlington scores 62 first-half points, ends BYU's season in NIT opener

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 11:45pm

Drew Charles scored a career-high 26 points for UT Arlington, and Kaelon Wilson and Kevin Hervey added 20 points apiece to lead the Mavericks to a 105-89 win over BYU in the opening round of the National Invitation Tournament Wednesday night.

BYU women out to avoid WNIT letdown after emotional WCC tourney exit

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 5:48pm

After an emotional loss to Saint Mary's in the semifinals of the West Coast Conference tournament, the BYU women's basketball team hopes to rebound against Washington State in Thursday's WNIT at 7 p.m. MDT.

Elijah Bryant out as BYU preps for late NIT tipoff vs. UTA

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 6:15pm

Redshirt sophomore Elijah Bryant will miss the rest of the season and NIT after a knee injury suffered in the Cougars’ loss to Saint Mary’s in the semifinals of the West Coast Conference tournament last week, BYU coach Dave Rose said.

3 local women's basketball teams head to the postseason

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 12:51pm

Just like in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, no local squad will represent Utah in the top women's tournament. But three local teams earned postseason invites late Monday night.