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College World Series Blog

Baseball Blog | Jun 20, 2017 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 3:51 pm | Updated: June 28, 2017 1:31 pm | Permalink

For over 40 years I’ve wanted to get the College World Series in Omaha, where the CWS has been hosted since 1950. I used to joke with our former radio announcer, the late Raeldon Palmer, at the end of each year that we had to quit lying to our wives about taking them to Omaha. My wife and I were only able to attend the opening game of the 2017 CWS, but here are a few of my impressions in case some of you never get the opportunity to attend.

June Baseball Blog

Baseball Blog | Jun 09, 2017 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 2:52 pm | Updated: June 12, 2017 12:05 pm | Permalink

GATORADE BATH: Connor Williams engineered the orange Gatorade bath given to Coach Mike Littlewood.  The orange cooler really did contain orange Gatorade dumped over Littlewood by Riley Gates and Bo Burrup as other teammates shielded the surprise to their coach following the dog pile at Stockton, California in celebration of the West Coast Conference’s automatic berth to the

May Baseball Blog

Baseball Blog | May 18, 2017 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 11:41 am | Updated: May 18, 2017 1:24 pm | Permalink

BIG DANCE(RS): March Madness for college basketball is known as the "Big Dance." Similarly, the field of 64 for the NCAA Road to Omaha could be termed as filling out a dance card.  BYU has its own dancers, at least three of them. Daniel Schneemann was a member of the dance choir in high school. Scheemann claims dance-off wins against teammate Keaton Kringlen in locker room competitions.

Fans flock to Farmington Fan Fest

Football Blog | May 17, 2017 - Posted by Brett Pyne at 12:18 am | Updated: May 17, 2017 4:59 pm | Permalink

The BYU Fan Fest in Farmington, Utah, on Tuesday night was a big hit—to say the least.

Cougar fans in Davis County turned out by the thousands Tuesday night at the Legacy Events Center to meet and interact with BYU coaches and athletes and enjoy the various Fan Fest festivities. The flow of fans was constant throughout as BYU coaches and athletes stayed late into the evening meeting with fans for more than four hours to accommodate everyone who attended.

Fans flock to Farmington Fan Fest

Athletic Department Blog | May 16, 2017 - Posted by Brett Pyne at 9:51 pm | Updated: May 17, 2017 4:59 pm | Permalink

The BYU Fan Fest in Farmington, Utah, on Tuesday night was a big hit—to say the least.

Cougar fans in Davis County turned out by the thousands Tuesday night at the Legacy Events Center to meet and interact with BYU coaches and athletes and enjoy the various Fan Fest festivities. The flow of fans was constant throughout as BYU coaches and athletes stayed late into the evening meeting with fans for more than four hours to accommodate everyone who attended.

BYU wraps up day one at Last Chance Meet in Provo

Men's Track & Field Blog | May 12, 2017 - Posted by Sydney Jorgensen at 5:57 pm | Updated: May 12, 2017 6:21 pm | Permalink

After a successful day of competition at the Last Chance Meet, several athletes improved their individual times and marks to earn regional qualifying marks.

Clark Brown ran a personal best in the 100m with a time of 10.31 while Derek Sorensen added a personal record of his own with a time of 10.52.

Bull, Breland recognized in softball publications

Softball Blog | May 09, 2017 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 1:05 pm | Updated: May 9, 2017 1:07 pm | Permalink

McKenna Bull and Briielle Breland were both recognized for their strong play last week in player of the week nods in a few publications.

Cougar Fans in Houston enjoy BYU Fan Fest

Football Blog | May 06, 2017 - Posted by at 7:15 pm | Updated: May 7, 2017 6:29 pm | Permalink

A large turnout of Cougar fans in Houston met and mingled with BYU coaches and athletes on Saturday during the second of four Fan Fest events conducted this spring from Utah to Nevada to Texas to California.

BYU prepares for national championship match against Ohio State

Men's Volleyball Blog | May 05, 2017 - Posted by Royce Hinton at 9:16 am | Updated: May 5, 2017 7:00 pm | Permalink

BYU men's volleyball spent the day preparing for its national championship match against Ohio State. In the morning, the Cougars headed to St. John Arena for a 90 minute practice. Following that, Joseph Grosh, Kiril Meretev, Wil Stanley and head coach Shawn Olmstead joined the media for a press conference.

BYU ready for Final Four matchup with Long Beach State

Men's Volleyball Blog | May 03, 2017 - Posted by Royce Hinton at 10:54 am | Updated: May 3, 2017 8:12 pm | Permalink

BYU men's volleyball began the day with a press conference and practice, in preparation for its Final Four match against No. 2 seed Long Beach State. Jake Langlois, Ben Patch, Erik Sikes and head coach Shawn Olmstead fielded questions from the media before the team took to the court for a 90 minute practice. After lunch, the Cougars had a film session on the 49ers.