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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 ...

BYU cross country sweeps WCC honors

While the cross country season is long over, BYU men’s and women’s cross country continues to stand atop the WCC with a sweep of its postseason honors, the league announced Thursday. The Cougars also swept the men’s and women’s WCC titles at the conference championship meet in Concord, ...

BYU grinds out defensive win vs. South Florida at Diamond Head Classic

In what would normally be a bad sign, BYU's leading scorer, Alex Barcello, picked up his fourth foul with 6:59 to play against South Florida on Wednesday and headed to the bench. As it turned out, he didn't return to a low-scoring game the Cougars led by nine but still seemed in question. BYU ...

Top boys wrestlers ready to be at their best in 2022

As we reach the midpoint of the 2021-22 wrestling season, things are beginning to take shape. The new 5A classification is stacked with both team and individual talent. With 32 competing schools, the field in 5A is deep and then was bolstered in the new realignment by the arrival of Uintah as ...

Cougars the favorites at Diamond Head Classic in Hawaii

After beating Weber State on Saturday, BYU men's basketball coach Mark Pope said he would have each player choose a Christmas song to sing on Monday's flight to Hawaii for the Diamond Head Classic. After that, he said, it would be a business trip. That business begins on Wednesday with a game ...

No. 19 BYU women’s basketball routs Montana State

BOZEMAN, Mont. – Three players scored in double figures to lead the No. 19 BYU women’s basketball team to an 89-67 win over Montana State on Tuesday night at Worthington Arena. Shaylee Gonzales finished with 21 points, five rebounds, five assists and four steals, Lauren Gustin posted her ...