08172017

3 BYU speed demons capable of going deep in 2017

Five years have passed since a BYU receiver last produced a 1,000 yard season. Graduating the top three receivers from the previous season doesn’t seem like an ideal scenario for reversing such a trend this fall. Still, the Cougars aren’t [...]

How an LDS mission helped Daniel Summerhays’ golf game

During his time on the PGA Tour, 33-year-old Daniel Summerhays has fielded numerous questions about how he was able to take two years off from golf. Summerhays, a former BYU star, served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day [...]

UVU basketball adds transfer Baylee Steele to roster

UVU men’s basketball coach Mark Pope announced Tuesday that center Baylee Steele has signed a grant-in-aid award to play for the Wolverines. “Baylee is one of the finest young men I have ever had the privilege of recruiting,” [...]

How will Tanner Mangum run BYU’s offense in 2017 vs his freshman season?

No mystery surrounds what Tanner Mangum can do for BYU. Mangum is not going through fall camp as a typical quarterback climbing the ladder from backup to starter. He has already been down this path once before. Mangum got thrown into the fire [...]

Jeremy Guthrie announces retirement in The Players’ Tribune

Major League Baseball pitcher Jeremy Guthrie announced his retirement on Monday in an article entitled “Headed Home” on The Players’ Tribune. “I don’t know what the next chapter holds for me, but I look forward to [...]

ICYMI: Jimmer Fredette signs with Shanghai Sharks once more; Elder Holland speaks on scouting plan

In case you took a break from the news over the long Pioneer Day weekend, here are your top news stories from Utah Valley. Jimmer Fredette signs again with Shanghai Sharks I've decided to go back to Shanghai for a two year contract. Thanks [...]

BYU turning into a destination for talented transfers

Once Kalani Sitake convinces a recruit to come visit BYU, he feels like he doesn’t have to do much to sell why the football program could be a good fit for that player. A rich legacy of Top 25 finishes, bowl games, record-setting quarterbacks [...]

Former BYU basketball center Eric Mika signs with Italian club

Former BYU standout Eric Mika signed with the Pallancestro Pesaro, an Italian basketball club. Pesaro is part of the Lega Basket Serie A, the top league in Italy. The 6-foot-10, 230-pound center is returning to the country where he and his [...]

ICYMI: 25 Alpine homes evacuated; John Curtis GOP campaign raises the most funds

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the top local news stories. Saratoga Springs man makes finalist list for the Lays Chip flavor contest  Saratoga Spring’s Brandon Foster submitted “smoked gouda and honey” [...]

BYU football is building in the trenches

Rome isn’t the only thing that took longer than a day to build. BYU’s offensive line required some major construction work heading into last season. The Cougars didn’t fit the blueprint of what Kalani Sitake wanted to see [...]

BYU basketball announces nonconference schedule for 2017–18 season

BYU basketball coach Dave Rose announced the Cougars’ nonconference schedule for the 2017–18 season on Tuesday afternoon. As part of its nonconference schedule, BYU will play four in-state opponents: Utah, Utah Valley University, Utah [...]

Rise and shout: Patti Edwards carries on LaVell’s loving legacy

When LaVell Edwards went overseas during the Korean War, he and his bride, Patti, decided to “enjoy the now.” “Now is all we have, and we can’t waste it,” says Patti from their family home of 50 years near Rock Canyon Park. And since [...]

50 reasons to be excited for the BYU football season

By UtahValley360 Staff With the first BYU football game scheduled for 50 days from today, the UtahValley360 staff is sharing 50 reasons we’re excited for the upcoming football season. Quarterback Tanner Mangum in the driver’s [...]

Utah basketball announces BYU game date following controversial 1-year ‘cooling off period’

The “cooling off period” for the BYU-Utah programs is over as Utah basketball officially announced a date for its game against BYU following its controversial 1-year hiatus. The Utes will travel to Provo on Dec. 16 to play the [...]

ICYMI: BYU giving amnesty to reporters of sexual assault; LaVell Edwards Stadium to add Wi-Fi

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories. Utah County demographic becoming more LDS Utah County is growing in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint population, but Salt Lake [...]

BYU aims to craft a balanced offense in 2017

Classic BYU football starts and ends with throwing the ball and lighting up the scoreboard. The Cougar offense took on a much different form in Kalani Sitake’s debut season. BYU ran opponents into the ground most of the time behind all-time [...]

Former Lone Peak basketball star Frank Jackson selected in NBA Draft

New Pelican @FWJackson15! #Pelicans pic.twitter.com/FN0RPgtD0x — New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) June 23, 2017 Former Lone Peak basketball star Frank Jackson was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets and then traded to New Orleans Pelicans [...]

Video: Kyle Van Noy absolutely giddy when viewing Super Bowl ring for first time

The New England Patriots finally received their Super Bowl LI rings at a private party on Friday night and it’s hard to believe anyone was more excited about it than Kyle Van Noy. As the announcer revealed the code to the box, the former [...]

ICYMI: Mitt Romney encouraged to run for Senate; 6-year-old dies at Spanish Oaks Reservoir

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories. Mitt Romney might run for Senate Former Vice President Joe Biden encouraged Mitt Romney to run for the Senate, reported The Salt Lake Tribune. Biden [...]

UVU basketball schedules non-conference games against Kentucky and Duke for 2017–18 season

UVU basketball coach Mark Pope announced a game lineup for the 2017–18 season that he is calling the “toughest 24 hours in college basketball history.” Pope and his team will open the 2017–18 season by traveling to Lexington, [...]