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BYU concludes investigation into Duke volleyball match, lifts ban on fan

BYU concludes investigation into Duke volleyball match, lifts ban on fan

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 9 - 9:46 a.m.

BYU has lifted a ban on the fan accused of using a racial slur during its Aug. 26 volleyball match against Duke.
South Carolina cancels women's basketball series with BYU over alleged racial incident

South Carolina cancels women's basketball series with BYU over alleged racial incident

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 2 - 8:38 p.m.

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley cited an incident during BYU's home volleyball match against Duke as reason for calling off the series in a statement released Friday.
Cougar Beat podcast: A conversation about BYU and race with 2 Black athletes

Cougar Beat podcast: A conversation about BYU and race with 2 Black athletes

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 2 - 6:21 a.m.

Former BYU linebacker Danny Frazier and current BYU rugby player Ronald Weaver III joined the Cougar Beat podcast.
Where will No. 9 BYU women's soccer get goals this year? Jamie Shepherd has ideas

Where will No. 9 BYU women's soccer get goals this year? Jamie Shepherd has ideas

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 29 - 7:34 p.m.

The junior captain from American Fork scored her team-high third goal of the season, and also added an assist in the Cougars' 2-2 draw.
Duke volleyball player recalls racial slurs at BYU: 'We are proud to stand up against racism'

Duke volleyball player recalls racial slurs at BYU: 'We are proud to stand up against racism'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 28 - 4:34 p.m.

On Sunday morning, Duke sophomore Rachel Richards recounted her experience with at least one heckling fan during the Blue Devils' match against BYU.
After 3-0 start, No. 10 BYU volleyball fan base called to be better following racial incident

After 3-0 start, No. 10 BYU volleyball fan base called to be better following racial incident

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 27 - 10:25 p.m.

BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe took the mic for a rare talk with the fans prior to Saturday night's match against Washington State.
Photos: Cougar Kickoff returns to BYU after 2-year hiatus

Photos: Cougar Kickoff returns to BYU after 2-year hiatus

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Aug. 17 - 11:38 p.m.

Following a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic and boosted by the Education Week crowds, BYU athletics rang in the 2022-23 academic year with hundreds of fans at the Student Athlete Building football practice building
Utahns in baseball: BYU players drafted; Ky Bush logs Futures Game appearance

Utahns in baseball: BYU players drafted; Ky Bush logs Futures Game appearance

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 7:44 p.m.

A former BYU walk-on is now officially a top 150 draft MLB selection, while a former Fremont High standout is rising up the Angels prospect list.
Big 12 state of mind: Brett Yormark named next commissioner of conference in transition

Big 12 state of mind: Brett Yormark named next commissioner of conference in transition

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 29 - 9:42 a.m.

Brett Yormark was named the fifth commissioner of the conference Wednesday morning, as announced by these league's board of directors.
Can BYU women's soccer thrive immediately in the Big 12?

Can BYU women's soccer thrive immediately in the Big 12?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 21 - 11:32 a.m.

There's still one year left of independence, but in many ways, the program has to prepare for the Big 12 now. And for BYU soccer, they already have.
BYU's Courtney Wayment smashes NCAA record for steeplechase national title

BYU's Courtney Wayment smashes NCAA record for steeplechase national title

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 6:49 p.m.

Wayment led wire-to-wire, powering through a meet-record 9:16.00 to win the 3,000-meter steeplechase national title.
BYU wraps up NCAA men's track and field competition with 3 more All-Americans

BYU wraps up NCAA men's track and field competition with 3 more All-Americans

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 10 - 10:35 p.m.

BYU men's track and field wrapped up the NCAA national championships with three more All-America honors in Friday's finale at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.
Ashton Riner's javelin title highlights BYU women's first day of NCAA championships

Ashton Riner's javelin title highlights BYU women's first day of NCAA championships

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 9 - 10:49 p.m.

Ashton Riner's first throw of the javelin gave BYU women its first field title since 1992 on the first day of the NCAA women's outdoor track and field championships.
BYU baseball promotes Trent Pratt to head coach

BYU baseball promotes Trent Pratt to head coach

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 8 - 1:57 p.m.

An interim no more, the Cougar baseball team took the tag off Trent Pratt's title Wednesday afternoon, announcing him as the 14th head coach in program history.
How 2 freshmen from Mississippi left mark on BYU baseball ahead of WCC Tournament

How 2 freshmen from Mississippi left mark on BYU baseball ahead of WCC Tournament

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25 - 9:33 a.m.

Collin Reuter and Ozzie Pratt have made an instant impact as best friends, high school teammates and now freshmen at BYU.
How BYU softball star Zavodnik is finding her voice, stomach as sophomore

How BYU softball star Zavodnik is finding her voice, stomach as sophomore

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 9 - 11:31 a.m.

Zavodnik is batting a team-high .397 to lead the Cougars to a 38-10 record and one game back of LMU for what would be their eighth-straight West Coast Conference title.
After nearly 3 years, BYU women's rugby breaks through for 'repeat' national title

After nearly 3 years, BYU women's rugby breaks through for 'repeat' national title

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 1 - 9:38 a.m.

BYU women's rugby had to "defend" the 2019 national title for three years due to complications related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
How interim coach Trent Pratt is keeping BYU baseball's season afloat

How interim coach Trent Pratt is keeping BYU baseball's season afloat

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 26 - 11:48 a.m.

When the BYU baseball team was stunned by the sudden and abrupt resignation of longtime manager Mike Littlewood two weeks ago, the Cougars faced a choice.
Roberts helps Utah baseball walk off with come-from-behind win over BYU

Roberts helps Utah baseball walk off with come-from-behind win over BYU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 11:50 p.m.

Former Skyridge High standout Kai Roberts plated Davis Cop with the game-winning-run in the bottom of the ninth.
How a call from Larry Miller changed the life of BYU softball coach Gordon Eakin forever

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How a call from Larry Miller changed the life of BYU softball coach Gordon Eakin forever

Dave McCann, Deseret News  |  Posted March 31 - 11:05 a.m.

The late Utah Jazz owner took an early interest in the former Utes shortstop, both as an athlete and as a person.
Don't call 'em great: After 21-4 run, BYU offensive line still has 'something to prove'

Don't call 'em great: After 21-4 run, BYU offensive line still has 'something to prove'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted March 23 - 2:37 p.m.

Despite back-to-back 10-win seasons, the Cougars still have a lot to prove. If nothing else, the 31-28 loss to UAB in the Independence Bowl in Shreveport, Louisiana leaves a sour taste in the mouths of most of BYU's returning players.
The story behind BYU's special honorary flag bearers at Independence Bowl

The story behind BYU's special honorary flag bearers at Independence Bowl

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 18 - 1:55 p.m.

Usually we use this space to write about football. But the first moments of BYU's bowl game against UAB were about something much more important than a game.