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No celebrating yet: Cluff, No. 24 BYU baseball set sights on WCC Tourney title, regional berth

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 23rd - 10:15am

There wasn't much celebrating emanating from the 24th-ranked BYU baseball team when they clinched their first outright conference title in 30 years. Star middle infielder Jackson Cluff and the Cougars know they haven't done anything yet.

BYU golf's second-straight NCAA regional meet starts Thursday, a day before the field

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:10pm

Led by NCAA regional champ Rhett Rasmussen and college golf standout Peter Kuest, the Cougars will tee off Thursday at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the second-straight season BYU will end the year at the NCAA national tournament.

Patrick Kinahan: Former BYU coach says 'me attitude' hinders team success

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:45am

Former BYU basketball coach Dave Rose has noticed that players seem to care more about personal accomplishments as opposed to the success of the team. The "me first' attitude has contributed to a record number of transfers each season in the game.

BYU's Brock Hale named WCC player of the year; Littlewood takes coach of the year honors

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 21st - 5:05pm

BYU slugger Brock Hale was named the West Coast Conference player of the year, as announced by the conference Tuesday, becoming the first Cougar to receive such an honor since BYU joined the league in 2011.

Former BYU golfer Mike Weir among 10 US Open qualifiers

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 7:52pm

Former Masters champion Mike Weir is headed back to the U.S. Open for the first time in six years as one of 10 players who advanced Monday from the first of 12 sectional qualifiers.

BYU baseball clinches first-ever West Coast Conference title, tournament top seed

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 19th - 10:00am

Several hours after the No. 24 Cougars’ 3-1 win over Santa Clara in the regular-season finale, BYU added an outright West Coast Conference regular-season championship to the trophy case Saturday night.

Individual medalist Rhett Rasmussen leads BYU golf to regional runner-up, national berth

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 15th - 5:47pm

The Corner Canyon product carded back-to-back scores of 7-under-par 63 to take top individual honors, and the Cougars finished second in the Pullman regional to qualify for the upcoming NCAA national meet.

No. 24 BYU Baseball catches fire late for 10-3 win over Utah

Paul Swenson,  |  Posted May 14th - 11:07pm

With the game tied 2-2 in the top of the eighth inning, a Danny Gelalich grand slam gave BYU the lead for good in the second meeting between the Utes and the Cougars this year.

Utah Valley hires former BYU assistant Dan Nielson as next women's basketball coach

Sean Walker,  |  Updated May 13th - 5:30pm

Just a few weeks after former Lakers assistant Mark Madsen was named men’s basketball coach at UVU, the university announced BYU women's basketball assistant coach Dan Nielson as the Wolverines' next women's coach.

BYU baseball eyes WCC Championship heading into final week of regular season play

Paul Swenson,  |  Posted May 13th - 2:17pm

After this weekend’s series win over San Francisco, the Cougars have a one-game lead over second place Gonzaga in the Conference standings

BYU basketball has parted ways with incoming signee Bernardo da Silva from Wasatch Academy

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 9th - 8:36pm

Da Silva has been mutually released from his own obligations to BYU basketball, a source close to Da Silva confirmed to

Best pitching since 1969 helps BYU baseball set sights on postseason

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 9th - 10:15am

The Cougars have a combined 3.51 ERA, .249 opponent’s batting average, and allow just 4.07 runs with 3.09 walks per game — the best marks in program history in the modern era, or at least going back to 1969.

AP Source: Seahawks bolster pass rush adding Ezekiel Ansah

Tim Booth, Associated Press  |  Updated May 8th - 9:45pm

The Seattle Seahawks are addressing one of their biggest offseason needs as veteran defensive end Ezekiel Ansah has agreed to a one-year deal with the team, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.

Former Orem big Richard Harward joins UVU teammates in transferring to BYU

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 8th - 5:45pm

The Cougars announced Wednesday afternoon that 6-foot-11 center Richard Harward has signed a financial aid agreement to play for the Cougars, along with Lowell and Stewart.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU's Honor Code issues elicits array of emotions

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted May 8th - 11:31am

The Honor Code at BYU has drawn plenty of attention recently, some of it coming in the form of protests and demonstrations. Critics and supporters alike are calling for a review of the way Honor Code issues are discussed and punishment is handed out.

It's official: Ty'Son Williams is a Cougar; BYU hoops adds Lehi native Blaze Nield

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 6th - 6:47pm

The university announced the addition of the 6-foot, 219-pound tailback from Sumter, South Carolina on Monday, the same day that former Lehi prep hoopster Blaze Nield announced his intentions to transfer to BYU from USU-Eastern.

The pursuit of basketball: How BYU assistant Nick Robinson moved up after falling down

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 3rd - 9:33am

Not all stories are overnight successes. Not all basketball tales end with Hoosier-like glory, game-winning shots and magical NCAA Tournament runs. BYU assistant coach Nick Robinson has learned that the hard way.

Patrick Kinahan: Old adversaries reunite at BYU

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted May 1st - 11:28am

Twenty-three years after a controversy that involved basketball and religion, Roger Reid and Chris Burgess came together last week for the first time since Reid said Burgess was letting down Latter-day Saints by choosing Duke instead of BYU.

BYU's Peter Kuest named WCC golfer of the year

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 30th - 6:47pm

The Fresno, California native earned back-to-back WCC golfer of the year honors, the league announced Monday. Kuest, who finished tied for eighth at the WCC championships, is the second-straight BYU golfer to win top individual honors.

Where local athletes signed after the 2019 NFL draft

Sean Walker, Josh Furlong and Ryan Miller,  |  Updated Apr 27th - 7:04pm

A complete list of local athletes who signed during the 2019 NFL draft, including undrafted free agents who didn't hear their names called in the seven-round event.