09222017

BYU and UVU women’s soccer to meet in Crosstown Clash

The BYU and UVU women’s soccer teams will kick off the weekend with a date in the UCCU Crosstown Clash, both looking to improve their records and prove they’re the local team to beat. This is just the third meeting between the two [...]

BYU and UVU sports weekend roundup: Soccer teams struggle; BYU volleyball dominates

If you were as busy as the Cougars and Wolverines were this weekend, chances are you didn’t catch all the games. Here’s a quick recap of BYU and UVU’s competition. BYU football overpowered by Wisconsin Sophomore quarterback [...]

Neighborly competition: BYU women’s volleyball bests all in-state opponents

Utah Valley was seeing double this week as the BYU and UVU women’s volleyball teams swapped opponents, playing against the same in-state teams capped off with a head-to-head matchup on Saturday night. Both teams faced Weber State and [...]

UVU basketball finally has a home with new NUVI Basketball Center

After fighting for space at the UCCU Center for years, Utah Valley University’s basketball teams now have a home to call their own. UVU cut the net to the NUVI Basketball Center on Wednesday afternoon signifying the official opening of [...]

ICYMI: Rodizio Grill starts cooking in Provo; Taysom Hill touches down for Green Bay Packers

In case you took a break from the news this weekend to soak in those last summer days, here are some headlines to brush up on. Taysom Hill runs 23 yards for NFL touchdown https://twitter.com/NFL/status/899096678665302016?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.vanquishthefoe.com%2F2017%2F8%2F19%2F16174918%2Fvideo-taysom-hill-puts-defenders-on-skates-in-23-yard-td-run-for-green-bay-packers Former [...]

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,” [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

A ‘wicked’ partnership: Kylie Sisam and Wicked

Kylie Sisam sometimes thinks her competition partner can be as stubborn as a mule. As a barrel racer on UVU’s rodeo team, Kylie competes with her 12-year-old gray mare, Wicked, and finds the same traits that make Wicked a competitor can also [...]

Weekend best bets: 5 Utah Valley events to celebrate spring

Spring has officially sprung. We’ve had the April showers and now we have the May flowers and a hole bunch of fun ahead. Utah Valley always has something going on — whether its a musical performance, sporting events or a random affair [...]

UVU basketball accepts bid to College Basketball Invitational

The Utah Valley University men’s basketball team accepted an invitation to play in the College Basketball Invitational on Sunday night. CBI invites 16 teams that weren’t included in the NCAA Tournament to participate in postseason [...]

5 of the best LDS (non-BYU) NCAA Tournament performances

March Madness is here and when this time of year rolls around, it’s fun to reminisce about some of the biggest games, performances and upsets in the NCAA Tournament. When you think of Mormons and the NCAA Tournament, BYU’s Danny Ainge and [...]

UVU basketball builds by providing second chances

It’s been a bit of a roller-coaster ride for the 2016-17 Utah Valley University men’s basketball team, but perhaps that is to be expected. This is a squad filled with players who have hit the restart button on their careers. If [...]

Lone Peak basketball product Conner Toolson finds the spotlight at UVU

An early regular-season game on Nov. 26 doesn’t seem like a momentous occasion for a college basketball player, but Utah Valley University guard Conner Toolson has a different perspective. On that day in 2016, he took another step forward [...]

9 post-pool season places to use your Pass of All Passes

If you think the Pass of All Passes is just for getting your family into Seven Peaks during the hot summer months, think again. Passholders can continue to get great value out of their passes by visiting any (or all!) of these nine attractions [...]

Bailey Nixon anxious to pick up family’s UVU legacy

By the time Bailey Nixon gets back to live regular-season volleyball action, it will have been two full years since her last serve. The Utah Valley University volleyball team ended its season a few weeks ago with a loss in the Western Athletic [...]

BYU can’t find answer to hot-handed UVU in UCCU Crosstown Clash upset

Utah Valley University shocked the crowd with its 114–101 upset against BYU in the UCCU Crosstown Crash Saturday night in the Marriott Center. “It’s one of the greatest nights of my life,” said UVU junior Isaac Neilson, a transfer [...]

UVU soccer building its program for the long run

Aug. 30, 2014 couldn’t come soon enough for the Utah Valley University soccer team. It was the first soccer game at Clyde Field for the brand-new soccer program, which had been practicing for a year for this home opener. That was a great [...]

UVU breaks ground on NUVI Basketball Center where players can ‘chase big dreams’

Utah Valley University’s basketball teams have been sharing its gym for years. Cathy Nixon, who is heading into her 22nd season as UVU women’s basketball head coach, remembers sharing the gym with lions, tigers, bears, the circus, [...]

Lone Peak topples American Fork in first season meeting between Utah Valley heavy weights

It was Lone Peak’s Frank Jackson vs. American Fork’s Brendon Bailey Friday night. In the end Bailey scored more points (28) but Jackson (21 points) got the win. The Knights improved to 1-0 in Region 4 play (9-2 overall) by defeating [...]