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

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

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

Patrick Kinahan: Is BYU bold enough to start a freshman QB?

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 11:21am

BYU has a competition going on at quarterback among four players. Three of the players have started at least one game for the Cougars, while the other is a freshman three months removed from high school.

DE Ezekiel Ansah signs franchise tag with Detroit Lions

Larry Lage, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 6:25pm

Ezekiel Ansah signed his franchise tag Tuesday, signaling his return to the Detroit Lions .

Rose, Emery 'plan' for return of BYU sharpshooter; Childs, Bryant unclear

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Apr 12th - 10:15pm

BYU basketball coach Dave Rose has "intentions" of bringing back former Cougar shooting ace Nick Emery for the 2018-19 season, Rose admitted Thursday, but top players Yoeli Childs and Elijah Bryant's situations remain a bit more unclear.

Utah native, Chicago midfielder to return for Royals FC's inaugural home match

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Apr 12th - 10:15am

The former Michele Murphy — now Michele Vasconcelos — will return to the same scene where she won a Class 5A state championship with Alta High School in 2011 — but as a member of the Royals' opponent.

Red Rocks win SLC regional to advance to 43rd-straight nationals

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 7th - 10:57pm

The Utah gymnastics team scored 197.475 to win the Salt Lake City regional and advance to nationals for a record 43rd-consecutive year.

Critchlow shines at QB, and 4 other observations from BYU's spring scrimmage

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Apr 7th - 4:21pm

For the second-straight year, the BYU football team held its annual spring scrimmage under dark and rainy skies at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo. But we learned a little more about new offensive coordinator Jeff Grimes and the Cougars' offense.

Final chance for BYU newcomers to impress in annual spring scrimmage

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Apr 6th - 10:14pm

BYU’s newcomers will get one final chance to make a case for immediate playing time Saturday morning at 11 a.m. MT, when the Cougars will face off in the final scrimmage of spring camp at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

'This is like a second home': How baseball brought BYU alum Taylor Cole back to Utah

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Apr 2nd - 7:02pm

Salt Lake Bees pitcher Taylor Cole spent his past six offseasons living in Utah. After he left, baseball brought him back to the Beehive State, where he's getting a second chance at making it back to the big leagues.

Cougars open final week of spring football with eye on culture, attention to detail

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Apr 2nd - 4:56pm

More important than the playbook and the work in 15 short practice sessions for new offensive coordinator Jeff Grimes is the culture.

With NFL-bound linebacker mostly watching, Cougars perform at NFL pro day

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 31st - 7:43am

A lot of NFL scouts came to BYU for Friday morning’s Pro Day workouts to see former Cougar linebacker Fred Warner. Warner, though, was there to see his former teammates.

Former Corner Canyon standout QB on accelerated path at BYU

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:34pm

Zach Wilson has had the plan to be a Division I quarterback for years, so when it came time to prove himself as the newest member of the BYU quarterback room during spring camp, he didn’t waste any time. By all accounts, his path is a success.

Patrick Kinahan: Unlikely ally advocates BYU to Big 12

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 11:58am

Utah athletic director Chris Hill, who will retire after 31 years, would prefer to see BYU get an invitation to a Power 5 conference. His reasoning is BYU's inclusion into the Big 12 would soften the intense rivalry between Utah and the Cougars.

BYU's Childs declares for NBA draft, will not hire agent

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:06pm

Childs declared for the NBA draft Tuesday, according to an announcement from the university. The Salt Lake Tribune first reported the news late Monday night, confirming a comment Childs had made during the final weeks of the regular season.

Energy, errors highlight BYU football's 2nd spring scrimmage

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:42am

First-year offensive coordinator Jeff Grimes quipped “not very good” at the overall quality of the Cougars' offense after Friday's second scrimmage of spring camp in Provo.

Reinforcements are on the way, but current BYU wideouts ready to make their mark

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:15am

Micah Simon knows there wasn’t a lot of good that came out of BYU’s receiving corps during last season’s dismal 4-9 performance.

BYU's Hatch, Royals' Sauerbrunn, O'Hara called into USWNT camp

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 6:01pm

Three players with ties to the state of Utah were called into Jill Ellis' 22-player camp for the U.S. women's national team before a pair of friendlies against CONCACAF rival Mexico.