BYU track and field announces two new coaches

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PROVO, Utah- BYU head track and field coach Ed Eyestone announced the hiring of Kyle Grossarth and Stephani Perkins as assistant coaches. With the hirings,  Eyestone has completed his coaching staff heading into the upcoming season.

BYU two-sport star Hamson to redshirt in volleyball

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PROVO, Utah — BYU two-sport star Jennifer Hamson has decided she will redshirt this coming volleyball season to concentrate on her senior year of basketball in 2013-14. Hamson will then play her senior season of volleyball for the Cougars in 2014.

Second day of fall camp

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PROVO, Utah - The BYU football team returned to the practice field with increased tempo and physicality on day two of fall camp Monday afternoon. 

"Overall it was cleaner today, a little more physical even though we weren't in pads," head coach Bronco Mendenhall said. "I thought the tempo was even faster than it was on Saturday and the players handled that much better. As is usually the case when you watch film and make a few corrections, execution improves and that is what I saw today." 

New season of True Blue debuts tonight

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PROVO, Utah – Tonight on the season premiere of True Blue (8:30pm ET/6:30pm MT), BYU football is just around the corner and we’re bringing you 30 minutes of full football coverage.

On Saturday the Cougars kick-started their first practice of fall camp, and with just 26 days until the season opener at Virginia the Cougars have a lot of work to do as they prepare for one of the hardest schedules in school history. BYUtv Sports reporter Spencer Linton was at practice Saturday and has a full recap of day one.

Rutherford, Ng compete at World Championships

Junior Andrew Rutherfurd represented Bolivia at the FINA World Championships last week at Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

Junior Andrew Rutherfurd and incoming freshman Rainer Ng of BYU competed last week in the 15th FINA World Championships at Barcelona, Spain.

 “The World Championships are as big as the Olympics,” BYU coach John Brooks said. “Our swimmers represented us well.”

Four compete at U.S. Open

Sophomore Hayden Palmer made it to the night qualifying of the 400 IM at the U.S. Open in Irvine, Calif. (Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

Cougar juniors Jordan Fletcher and Brent Murray joined BYU sophomores David Armstrong, Hayden Palmer at the U.S. Open swimming meet last week at Irvine, Calif.

First day of fall camp

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PROVO, Utah – BYU’s first practice of the 2013 fall camp is in the books and the team seemed well prepared as players practiced in the heat of Saturday afternoon.

“That was a long, hard practice,” head coach Bronco Mendenhall said. “I was impressed they could sustain the pace but we still need to work on execution.”

Fans invited to football scrimmage on August 10 at LaVell Edwards Stadium

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Cougar Nation can meet the team, buy BYU team apparel at Cougar Kickoff on August 21

PROVO, Utah—BYU begins preparations for the 2013 football season today with the first practice of fall camp. Fans will have an opportunity to preview the team next Saturday morning during a practice and scrimmage at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

Fans are invited to LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 10 to watch the team conduct an open practice/scrimmage that begins at 10 a.m. MDT. Admission is free and the gates open at 9 a.m.

Players report for fall camp, begin practices Saturday

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PROVO, Utah – The BYU football team will conduct the first practice of fall camp Saturday afternoon in preparation for the 2013 season opener on Aug. 31 at Virginia.

Players reported on Friday in anticipation of Saturday’s opening practice session of fall camp.  Some of the events taking place in advance of the first practice include a welcome from head coach Bronco Mendenhall, orientation, individual physicals and equipment issue.