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'Being a part of BYU basketball is special:' Yoeli Childs explains decision to return for junior year

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 17th - 9:55pm

Yoeli Childs found out it would be better for him to return to BYU basketball for his junior season rather than enter the NBA draft, and he announced his decision two days ago.

BYU softball opens NCAA Tournament with 3-2 loss to Drake

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 17th - 9:13pm

Winning pitcher Nicole Newman went 2-for-2 with a solo home run to help Drake rally past West Coast Conference champion BYU 3-2 in the opening game of the NCAA Tournament Thursday in Eugene, Oregon.

Hold off on annointing next great BYU QB

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 16th - 10:20am

BYU football got great news with the commitment from four-star quarterback Jacob Conover, who plans to enroll in 2019 after completing a mission. But history shows that high school star ranking sometimes doesn't mean much when QBs get to college.

Yoeli Childs will return to BYU for junior season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 15th - 10:42pm

Yoeli Childs will return to BYU for his junior season, the former Bingham High star confirmed late Tuesday night via Twitter.

Utah State's Leavitt, BYU's Koroma among NFL rookie signings; Utah's Lotulelei waived by Broncos

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 14th - 4:46pm

Two former college football players who spent time at BYU have made it through the first round of rookie free-agent roulette in the NFL circuit.

BYU softball to open NCAA Tournament in Eugene regional against MVC champion Drake

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 13th - 8:55pm

After wrapping up its 10th-straight conference championship Saturday with a doubleheader sweep of Loyola Marymount, the BYU softball team learned its regional opponent Sunday.

Former BYU linebacker summits Himalayan peak, eyes Everest

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 12th - 9:03pm

A former BYU football linebacker has ascended to new heights as an aspiring mountaineer.

BYU's Elijah Bryant chasing his dream in workout for Utah Jazz

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 12th - 3:30pm

Elijah Bryant will forgo his senior season of eligibility at BYU to turn pro, and explained during a workout for the Utah Jazz Saturday afternoon why he's chasing his dream. That, plus more on the other five prospects who worked out for the Jazz.

No. 7 BYU's run ends to third-ranked Michigan State in national lacrosse semifinals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 10th - 10:17pm

No. 7 BYU got hat tricks from Severson and Chandler Wescott, but the No. 3 Spartans used a second-half scoring spree to cruise to a 12-7 victory Thursday night at Salt Lake’s Regional Athletic Complex.

No. 7 BYU lacrosse stuns No. 2 Utah in final seconds to advance to national semifinals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 8th - 7:56pm

Bingham High product Chris Severson scored his first and only goal of the match with six seconds remaining to help the Cougars stun the rival Utes 10-9 and advance to Wednesday’s MCLA semifinals at the Salt Lake Regional Athletic Complex.

BYU, Utah State extend football series through 2022

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 3rd - 2:02pm

BYU and Utah State jointly announced Thursday an extension to their longstanding football series that will add two games through the 2022 football season.

No. 2 BYU men's volleyball hopes to send 2 assistant coaches off with top honors

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 3rd - 10:15am

BYU men's volleyball assistant coaches Jaylen Reyes and Luka Slabe will coach the Cougars for the final time this weekend. And they'd love for nothing more than to make it through the weekend unscathed before moving on to Nebraska and Team USA.

No. 2 BYU men's volleyball opens pursuit of 4th NCAA title 'at peace'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 1st - 8:41pm

“I’m excited for us to play, but I’m also at peace. If we do what we’ve been training to do, things will go our way," middle blocker Price Jarman said.

Where local athletes signed after the 2018 NFL Draft

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 8:14pm

After the 2018 NFL Draft came to a close Saturday, several former local high school and college standouts began signing undrafted free-agent (UDFA) and training camp contracts.

BYU's Fred Warner drafted No. 70 overall by San Francisco

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 7:39pm

Senior linebacker Fred Warner was drafted at No. 70 overall by the San Francisco 49ers in Friday's third round of the 2018 NFL draft.

BYU basketball hires Lee Cummard as assistant coach

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:35pm

Former Cougar standout Lee Cummard will fill the vacancy left by former BYU associate head coach Heath Schroyer, Rose announced Wednesday afternoon. Schroyer previously left to take the head coach job at McNeese Stat last March.

No. 4 BYU earns bye to NCAA men's volleyball semifinals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 11:34am

BYU will play the winner of Mountain Pacific Sports Federation rival UCLA (24-7) and EIVA champion Harvard (13-13).

No. 4 BYU men's volleyball tops No. 2 UCLA for MPSF title, autobid to NCAA Tournament

KSL Sports  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 10:36pm

Brenden Sander totaled 18 kills and five blocks to lead the No. 4 BYU men’s volleyball by No. 2 UCLA, 17-25, 25-21, 25-18, 25-21 Saturday night in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship match at the Smith Fieldhouse.

No. 2 Utah lacrosse tops No. 5 BYU for first time to cap unbeaten regular season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:33pm

In its final season of club lacrosse in the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association, the second-ranked Utes did something special.

BYU star Elijah Bryant announces plans to graduate, turn pro

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 1:34pm

For the second-straight year, BYU's best statistical player is turning pro with eligibility remaining.