09192017

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 [...]

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 [...]

Home run Taysom Hill knocks it out of the park at Jordy Nelson Charity Softball Game

Yo MLB, Taysom Hill here. 19HR in the Jordy Nelson Charity Softball Game. pic.twitter.com/rSDfGP5HKA — Cristina Tuso CBS 58 (@CristinaTuso) June 3, 2017 BYU football fans already knew former quarterback Taysom Hill has a good throwing arm, [...]

ICYMI: Fire at elementary school; 15th anniversary of Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapping

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories. Fire at Ridgeline Elementary School in Highland Early Sunday morning the Lone Peak Fire responded to a fire on the roof of Ridgeline Elementary [...]

Rudy visits BYU football staff, shares LDS conversion story

BYU football has just found itself a new “honorary Cougar.” Daniel E. “Rudy” Ruettiger — who is best known for walking on to Notre Dame’s football team and the 1993 movie, “Rudy,” which was written [...]

It’s official: Eric Mika hires agent, will remain in NBA Draft

BYU forward Eric Mika announced on Tuesday that he will sign with an agent and remain in the 2017 NBA Draft, which brings his time playing for BYU basketball to a close. “My wife and I are excited for the next step in this journey and we [...]

McKenna Bull rewriting record book as BYU softball ace

Every pitch McKenna Bull throws for BYU is a tangible result of blood, sweat and tears. From the backyard of her childhood home in Ogden, Utah to the circle at Gail Miller Field, Bull has put in countless hours into honing her skills. What [...]

Bleeding blue bromance: Corbin Kaufusi and Va’a Niumatalolo

Corbin Kaufusi and Va’a Niumatalolo both don Cougar blue at LaVell Edwards Stadium and they both have football coaches for dads. The two athletes frequent In-N-Out Burger and McDonald’s and are known throughout the BYU football team for [...]

BYU basketball roster: Pending, please wait

BYU basketball is looking to the future — the very foggy, unsure future. The young basketball team endured the 2016–17 season with a 22–12 record, pulling off a third place finish in the West Coast Conference and falling in the first [...]