Aaron Nixon had two goals and two assists, including a fabulous bicycle kick in the first half, to help Utah Valley to a 5-1 win over Cal State Northridge in the Wolverines' home opener Thursday night at Clyde Field.
After 37 years with the conference, including the past decade as commissioner, Jeff Hurd will step down as commissioner of the Western Athletic Conference in December, the league announced Wednesday morning.
According to the NBA, 353 players have met the early-entry deadline to declare for the draft, including 296 college players like Utah State's Neemias Queta and Justin Bean; BYU's Matt Haarms; Utah Valley's Fardaws Aimaq; and Southern Utah's John Knight III.
Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press | Updated May 12 - 12:06 p.m.
Eastern Washington quarterback Eric Barriere, Sacred Heart running back Julius Chestnut and VMI receiver Jakob Herres are among the Walter Payton Award finalists highlighting The Associated Press FCS All-America team released Wednesday.
Weber State, Southern Utah and newly promoted Dixie State will all take part in the Football Championship Subdivision's spring season beginning this weekend, with the Big Sky (and FCS independent newcomers in St. George) joining other leagues in the truncated spring season.
Grimes and Allen joined the program as mid-year enrollees, but rather than preparing for spring practices, the duo are working out as the rest of the team prepares for the six-game, Big Sky season that kicks off Feb. 27 at Idaho State.
Twenty days after Alabama's win over Ohio State capped the traditional college football season played amid a pandemic, Utah's three FCS schools finally got back on the practice field in preparation for the Feb. 27 season opener.
It started Thursday night with BYU's win over Saint Mary's, the Cougars' first road win over their West Coast Conference rivals since the Gaels' home arena was still called McKeon Pavilion back in 2014 and continued through Utah State's two-game sweep of San Diego State in Logan.
WAC commissioner Jeff Hurd made the announcement at NRG Stadium in Houston, where he formally unveiled four Texas schools — Abilene Christian, Lamar, Sam Houston State and Stephen F. Austin — as well as Southern Utah, which will join the conference on July 1, 2022.
The first thing you may notice when you look at the Southern Utah basketball team are the shorts. Suffice it to say that John Knight III and Harrison Butler's style choices would make John Stockton proud. The second? The Thunderbirds are winning a lot of games.
The Western Athletic Conference plans to announce the formation of a revitalized league that will play in the Football Championship Subdivision on Jan. 14 in Houston, as first reported by Yahoo Sports' Pete Thamel.
John Knight III had a game-high 22 points and five assists, and Aanen Moody added 15 points on five 3-pointers to help Southern Utah hand Dixie State its first loss of the season, 85-78 in front of a limited-capacity crowd at the America First Event Center in Cedar City.
Corner Canyon wide receiver Noah Kjar, the state's career leader in receptions who ranks second all-time in receiving yards for a season and career, was one of three incoming freshman signed by seventh-year coach Jay Hill on Wednesday.
Southern Utah University released a significant update Tuesday in its long-rumored courtship with the Western Athletic Conference, an update that could dramatically change the state of college athletics in Cedar City, as well as the Beehive State.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Sept. 13 - 9:31 p.m.
Moss ran for 11 yards on nine carries, but also caught three passes for 16 yards — including his first career touchdown — in the Bills' 27-17 win Sunday over the New York Jets in Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Aug. 13 - 2:56 p.m.
In near-concurrent announcements Thursday morning, the Big Sky, Western Athletic and West Coast conferences suspended the fall sports calendar, pushing sports like women's soccer, volleyball and cross-country to the the 2021 calendar year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated June 17 - 9:13 p.m.
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.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated March 12 - 3:52 p.m.
As sports leagues around the United States put themselves on hiatus over concerns surrounding COVID-19, the athletic departments of Utah’s universities are making their own accommodations to help combat the spread of the disease.
Patrick Mahomes threw for 294 yards and three touchdowns for the Chiefs. But Sunday's AFC title and Lamar Hunt Trophy is dedicated to Andy Reid, who shed a stigma and 50 years of community heartbreak with a Super Bowl bid.
Sorensen tied the game-high with eight tackles, including a pivotal fourth-down stop, and added another tackle and forced fumble on special teams to help the Chiefs rally from 24-0 down for a 51-31 win Sunday.