Sean Walker

Here's where BYU, Utah, Utah Valley are headed for the NCAA volleyball tournament

Here's where BYU, Utah, Utah Valley are headed for the NCAA volleyball tournament

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 28 - 8:26 p.m.

The Cougars and Wolverines booked a spot via their respective conference titles, while the 17th-ranked Utes earned an at-large bid after finishing third in the Pac-12.
After carrying BYU all year, Tyler Allgeier pushes Cougars to 10-2 in new way

After carrying BYU all year, Tyler Allgeier pushes Cougars to 10-2 in new way

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 28 - 4:08 p.m.

Perhaps Tyler Allgeier's biggest contribution to the Cougars' capping off a 10-win season was giving it up to Jackson McChesney to finish off BYU's fifth win over a Pac-12 school at USC.
Unbeaten: No. 13 BYU holds off USC to claim consecutive 10-win seasons, 5-0 vs. Pac-12

Unbeaten: No. 13 BYU holds off USC to claim consecutive 10-win seasons, 5-0 vs. Pac-12

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 28 - 2:31 a.m.

Tyler Allgeier ran for 111 yards and two touchdowns as BYU improved to 5-0 against the Pac-12 with a 35-31 win over USC on senior night at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
BYU women's soccer clinches first-ever College Cup with 4-1 win over South Carolina

BYU women's soccer clinches first-ever College Cup with 4-1 win over South Carolina

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 7:43 p.m.

Mikayla Colohan had two goals and an assist, and Makaylie Moore added a brace as well to lead No. 4 BYU women's soccer to a 4-1 win over South Carolina in an Elite Eight match Saturday night at South Field.
Battle of the unbeaten: Undefeated streak to add to 'special' and 'intense' BYU-Utah rivalry

Battle of the unbeaten: Undefeated streak to add to 'special' and 'intense' BYU-Utah rivalry

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 1:37 p.m.

It's not just a big game in the state, but nationally. Saturday's matchup will be the first time both teams are 5-0 since the 1912-13 season.
Second-half rally leads BYU women's basketball to 2nd ranked win in 3 days

Second-half rally leads BYU women's basketball to 2nd ranked win in 3 days

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 1:35 p.m.

Shaylee Gonzales poured in 20 points, six rebounds and two assists, and the Cougars drained seven 3-pointers to rally past No. 22 West Virginia 58-57.
Kaysville's Jaxson Dart out to snap BYU's win streak vs. Pac-12 as USC starter

Kaysville's Jaxson Dart out to snap BYU's win streak vs. Pac-12 as USC starter

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 4:13 p.m.

Dart grew up a Ute fan but didn't really hold much allegiance to either team the last time BYU played USC. That's obviously changed two years later.
BYU women's basketball forces 25 turnovers in upset of No. 17 Florida State

BYU women's basketball forces 25 turnovers in upset of No. 17 Florida State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 7:16 p.m.

Shaylee Gonzales scored a game-high 24 points as BYU women's basketball upset No. 17 Florida State 61-54 in St. Petersburg, Florida.
'This feels right': 7 seasons later, BYU keeper Cassidy Smith has Cougars aiming for history

'This feels right': 7 seasons later, BYU keeper Cassidy Smith has Cougars aiming for history

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 3:46 p.m.

Without the Lone Peak product, it's hard to tell where this team would be. Certainly, there's a strong chance they wouldn't be getting ready to host a national quarterfinal Saturday night.
Why gratitude plays a key role for BYU football under Kalani Sitake

Why gratitude plays a key role for BYU football under Kalani Sitake

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 11:29 a.m.

For most on the team, being a part of head coach Kalani Sitake's program has taught them a lot about gratitude, and it seems fitting to share it this week.
Career outings from Lucas, Traore move No. 18 BYU basketball to 5-0 ahead of Utah clash

Career outings from Lucas, Traore move No. 18 BYU basketball to 5-0 ahead of Utah clash

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 24 - 10:52 p.m.

The 18th-ranked BYU men's basketball improved to 5-0 with a 81-64 win over Texas Southern.
'I enjoy being the villain': In playoff upset, RSL goalkeeper David Ochoa lives up to his role

'I enjoy being the villain': In playoff upset, RSL goalkeeper David Ochoa lives up to his role

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 24 - 11:02 a.m.

The Real Salt Lake Academy product from Oxnard, California, was a hero for the visiting side, but a villain for the host Sounders in Seattle's earliest postseason elimination.
How No. 18 BYU basketball is dealing with 'challenge' of national ranking, 4-0 start

How No. 18 BYU basketball is dealing with 'challenge' of national ranking, 4-0 start

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 24 - 8:38 a.m.

Rankings don't mean anything in November, and they mean even less for a team that doesn't keep winning — and that includes for No. 18 BYU.
How RSL eliminated Seattle from MLS Cup playoffs without a single shot

How RSL eliminated Seattle from MLS Cup playoffs without a single shot

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 24 - 12:29 a.m.

David Ochoa made two saves, then stopped former RSL midfielder Kelyn Rowe's penalty shootout attempt to eliminate the Sounders 6-5 on penalties in the opening round of the Western Conference playoffs.
Utah climbs to No. 19 in latest College Football Playoff ranking; BYU at No. 13

Utah climbs to No. 19 in latest College Football Playoff ranking; BYU at No. 13

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 6:34 p.m.

Welcome to the top four, Cincinnati. Make the check payable to Kyle Whittingham and Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Locals in the NFL, Week 11: Kyle Van Noy, Tyler Huntley clutch in pair of wins

Locals in the NFL, Week 11: Kyle Van Noy, Tyler Huntley clutch in pair of wins

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 22 - 7:56 p.m.

Van Noy's biggest takedown, though, wasn't any of the season-high eight tackles, five solo stops or two sacks in the 25-0 victory against the Falcons. Look what he did to this fan during a postgame interview.
Even at 4-6 after crosstown smackdown, USC is still USC for No. 14 BYU

Even at 4-6 after crosstown smackdown, USC is still USC for No. 14 BYU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 22 - 6:37 p.m.

The record isn't the same and the roster has slightly fewer five-star talents on it, not to mention an interim head coach whose future with the program is uncertain.
'It just shows how hard we've been working': BYU enters AP Top 25 at No. 18 after 4-0 start

'It just shows how hard we've been working': BYU enters AP Top 25 at No. 18 after 4-0 start

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 22 - 10:41 a.m.

Senior guard Alex Barcello was also named WCC Player of the Week in leading the Cougars to a 4-0 start and their first AP ranking of the 2021-22 season.
ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 22 - 7:02 a.m.

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.
'This is a special place': BYU experiences rare 24 hours of cross-sport domination

'This is a special place': BYU experiences rare 24 hours of cross-sport domination

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 21 - 4:03 p.m.

From two cross country national champions to NCAA Tournament wins to top-25 football programs, the Cougars may have just pulled off the most remarkable 24 hours in the history of college sports.
Utes surge up rankings to No. 16 after Oregon blowout, joining No. 13 BYU

Utes surge up rankings to No. 16 after Oregon blowout, joining No. 13 BYU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 21 - 12:12 p.m.

The Utes also had the biggest rise in the USA Today Coaches Poll, where Utah shot up six spots to No. 19 after a 38-7 rout of previously No. 3 Oregon.
BYU basketball routs NAIA Central Methodist to move to 4-0

BYU basketball routs NAIA Central Methodist to move to 4-0

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 20 - 11:02 p.m.

Pac-12, Mountain West, even lower division; it doesn't matter for BYU basketball. Next stop: top 25?
BYU roundup: Women's soccer stuns No. 1 Virginia 1-0, now top seed in NCAA regional final

BYU roundup: Women's soccer stuns No. 1 Virginia 1-0, now top seed in NCAA regional final

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 20 - 7:44 p.m.

Cameron Tucker scored the lone goal of the match to open the second half as the fourth-seeded BYU women's soccer team held off top-seeded Virginia 1-0.
Burrito Optional: No. 14 BYU bottles up Georgia Southern for 9th win of year

Burrito Optional: No. 14 BYU bottles up Georgia Southern for 9th win of year

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 20 - 6:20 p.m.

Jaren Hall threw for 312 yards and two touchdowns, and Robinson secured two interceptions during a second-half shutout as the 14th-ranked Cougars pulled away for their ninth win of the season.
BYU's Whittni Orton caps collegiate career with title; Mantz repeats as men's champ

BYU's Whittni Orton caps collegiate career with title; Mantz repeats as men's champ

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 20 - 10:21 a.m.

Whittni Orton won the first individual title in BYU women's cross country history, Conner Mantz won the men's program's first consecutive titles, and the duo swept the podium for the first time since 1988.