Mormon missionary meets President Obama

Earlier this year Elder Brendan Bailey traded in his basketball shoes for a black LDS missionary name tag and boarded a plane to Washington, D.C. When his father’s former college team came to the city to visit the president, Elder Bailey went along. In 1983, North Carolina State University won the NCAA championship but did […]

American Fork’s Brendan Bailey settles into first season as forward

AMERICAN FORK — When you are the son of a former NBA player like Brendan Bailey, being good at basketball is almost second nature. Basketball is in Bailey’s DNA. It has defined his daily routine since he was old enough to dribble and shoot. Sleeping in late or lounging around watching cartoons were not his childhood […]

Coaches poll unveils Utah Valley’s top players

It didn’t take many post-game interviews for me to realize that I see high school basketball games differently than coaches do. I wondered if it was because my seat was obstructed by students jumping up and down on the bleachers. Or maybe the coaches’ basketball vision is 20-20, and I need glasses to see what’s […]