Fishburn carded a 6-under-par 65 to sit tied for 18th and five strokes off the lead with a moving-day blitz. The former BYU golfer played bogey-free golf with seven birdies through the par-4, 391-yard 17th hole to briefly tie for the lead.
Ponich will tee off on the No. 10 tee Thursday at 9:15 a.m., playing with both Summerhays golfers — yes, Danny and two-time defending Utah State Amateur champion Preston Summerhays will play in the same group in the first round.
There’s a movement spreading across the country, focused on three words, and the NFL is taking notice. Many of the loudest voices for those three words — that Black Lives Matter — got their start in Provo.
The NCAA’s Division I council announced Wednesday the approval of a model for a modified preseason that will allow teams a six-week runway to the 2020 season, which begins for most schools on Saturday, Sept. 5.
Protests calling for change to systemic racism and an end to police brutality have been largely peaceful during the past three weeks. BYU star Yoeli Childs says there’s still a problem in Utah — and it will take everyone’s best effort to fix it.
Across the Beehive State, Utah leaders decried violence caused by some protests — but unilaterally condemned racism, discrimination and the social injustices against which most protestors were fighting following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, among others.
Anything Takitaki can do to get ready for the season will help. The former Cougar played in 15 games as a rookie, with one start, and totaled 21 tackles with seven solo stops, and he'll be needed to take another step forward in a young Browns defense this fall.