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BYU running back Tyler Allgeier to enter the NFL draft

The Punch/Roundhouse/Tomahawk. A new single-season rushing record. A nation-leading 23 touchdowns. BYU fourth-year sophomore running back Tyler Allgeier combined determination, explosiveness, balance, dedication and power to create a host of great memories for the Cougars in 2021. Now the ...

Valley Top 5: Top teams ranked heading into 2022

Each week the Daily Herald ranks the Top 5 boys basketball, girls basketball, and boys and girls wrestling teams in Utah Valley. BOYS BASKETBALL 1. Skyridge (6-1) Opens Cactus Jam in Phoenix vs. Start (Ohio) on Monday. 2. Orem (7-0) Tigers looking to keep perfect mark at Idaho ...

Wrestling update: Top 10 moments from 2021

It was another fabulous year for wrestling in Utah County. It wasn’t just at the high school level as Utah Valley had its best finish ever in the NCAA tournament. Here are the top ten stories for Utah County wrestling in 2021: 10. Return of the Wrestling Against Cancer Duals After a ...

Belated Christmas wish list for BYU men’s basketball

What I really want to give Mark Pope and the BYU men's basketball team for Christmas is beyond my abilities. The Cougars could certainly benefit from a healthy Richard Harward and a healthy Gavin Baxter, but alas, I'm no magician or doctor and certainly no Santa Claus. As BYU prepares for ...

Traore powers BYU to third-place finish at Diamond Head Classic

BYU's Fousseyni Traore came up big in Hawaii. The 6-foot-6 freshman scored a career-high 19 points and brought down 12 rebounds as the Cougars held off Liberty 80-75 in the third-place game of the Diamond Head Classic on Christmas Day. It was a nice bounce back for BYU, which dropped a 69-67 ...

Gridiron dreams: Cougar football wishes to continue recent success

Two straight seasons of double-digit wins and being ranked has the BYU football team riding pretty high. But no matter how good things are, the holiday season is a time to imagine things being even better. That's what BYU players, coaches and fans are dreaming of as their thoughts turn ...

Pippen Jr. leads Vanderbilt past BYU men’s basketball

BYU coach Mark Pope always talks about how his team must learn lessons from tough losses. After the Cougars stumbled their way to a 69-67 loss to Vanderbilt in the semifinals of the Diamond Head Classic on Thursday, here are a couple of lessons that should stick: 1) Remember to guard the ...

Utah Valley girls wrestlers fired up for Year No. 2

Girls wrestling enters its second year of being officially sanctioned by the Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA). Two Utah County programs won the inaugural state tournaments last year as Westlake won the 6A crown and Maple Mountain won the 1A-3A/5A crown. The UHSAA only has three ...