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Midnight Madness promises big things in 2021-22 for Cougar hoops

The hype train for BYU basketball is running full steam in the preseason. Toot, toot: All throttle, no brakes. One day after universally agreeing that the goals for 2021-22 are championships and a Final Four berth, the Cougars hosted a Midnight Madness event on Friday. A crowd of mostly BYU ...

No. 12 BYU women’s soccer moves into first place in WCC

PROVO, Utah — No. 12 BYU women’s soccer defeated LMU 2-0 on a chilly Saturday night at South Field, remaining undefeated in West Coast Conference play. With Santa Clara losing to Portland Saturday night, BYU (11-3-1, 6-0 WCC) is now the only remaining undefeated team in the conference, ...

Boren living the dream as a BYU football walk-on

Former Highland High School standout Jacob Boren survived walk-on tryouts at BYU in the summer of 2019. His reward? Workout gear and absolutely no guarantees. Boren has had an impact on special teams during the Cougars 2021 season and has been getting a few reps in the defensive backfield as ...

Skyridge girls soccer falls to Riverton in 6A finals

The odds were clearly stacked against the Skyridge girls soccer team midway through the first half of Friday's 6A state championship game against Riverton at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy. Not only did the Falcons have no experience in the state finals (first trip in school history) and were ...

Lehi girls soccer falls to Skyline in 5A finals

When girls soccer players have a knack for placing high shots from distance, there is no knowing exactly which long ball will be the difference-maker. It turned out that a pair of those shots — one for each side — were the decisive moments in Friday's 5A state championship contest ...

BYU-WSU Matchups and Prediction: BYU with questions still to answer

Here is Jared Lloyd’s look at the BYU-Washington State matchups, including his prediction for the final score for Saturday's game at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Washington: BYU offense vs. Washington State defense BYU showed that its downfield passing game can be a force to be reckoned ...

Wasatch powers past Maple Mountain 55-20 to move on in 5A playoffs

Four games into the 2021 high school football season Wasatch had to reinvent itself. Record-setting quarterback Adarius Edwards, who threw 15 touchdown passes in those first four games, tore his ACL and was gone for the season. Head coach Steve Coburn and the Wasps turned to talented ...