Cougars advance 14 to NCAA West Preliminaries

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PROVO, Utah – All-American middle distance runner Kelsey Brown will lead 14 BYU athletes at the NCAA Division I 2013 Outdoor Track & Field Championships West Preliminary in Austin, Texas, on May 23 to 25.

Brown is ranked fourth in the region in the 800-meters and will look to advance to the NCAA Championships.

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BYU defeats Utah 5-4, takes home Deseret First Duel in baseball

BYU baseball celebrates winning the fifth Deseret Duel Trophy in six years after beating Utah, 5-4. (Photo by BYU Photo/Jonathan Hardy)

PROVO, Utah - Hayden Nielsen hit a clutch RBI in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift BYU to a 5-4 win over Utah and a Deseret First Duel victory in baseball Tuesday night.

Relief pitcher Matt Milke recorded the victory for BYU (27-19) getting the final three outs, including striking out Ute batter Cory Hunt to seal the win at Larry H. Miller Field. Utah (17-29) scored four runs on 11 hits in the loss.

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Gridiron Rumble benefit ride takes place on June 15

PROVO, Utah — BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall will host the Gridiron Rumble motorcycle ride on Saturday, June 15, to benefit families with significant life challenges.

Members of the community are invited to join Coach Mendenhall on the benefit ride, which begins at Timpanogos Harley-Davidson located at 555 South Geneva Road in Lindon just west of I-15 exit 273 (Lindon/Orem 1600 North). 

Hannemann could give up football to pursue pro baseball

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Bartley signs with BYU

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PROVO, Utah – BYU basketball coach Dave Rose announced today that Frank Bartley, IV has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Cougars in 2013-14.

"We’re excited Frank is coming to BYU," Rose said. "He’s a great competitor who works really hard on both ends of the court. He’s an excellent defender and on offense he can create for himself and for his teammates."

Fischer to transfer to BYU

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PROVO, Utah – Dave Rose has announced the addition of 6-foot-3 guard Chase Fischer to the BYU basketball roster. Fischer, who played the last two seasons at Wake Forest, will sit out the 2013-14 season due to NCAA transfer rules and have two years of eligibility remaining.

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Utes, then Gaels on tap this week

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PROVO, Utah - To the winner of Tuesday night's BYU-Utah rubber match in Provo goes the baseball portion of the Deseret Duel Trophy and more.

“It's all about bragging rights,” BYU coach Mike Littlewood said. “We want to approach it just like it is a league game. It's a huge game for us, just like any time we play Utah.”

BYU selected to play No. 3 Oregon in the Eugene Regional

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PROVO, Utah—No. 3 Oregon hosts BYU's softball team in the Cougars' ninth-straight postseason appearance and second-straight year at the Eugene Regional.

“We’re excited to be part of the NCAA tournament for our ninth-straight year," head coach Gordon Eakin said. "Oregon is a great program and we enjoyed our time there last year in the Regionals. They took great care of us and we’re looking forward to the opportunity to go back and compete there again."