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Utah notes: Whittingham expects Utes to be resilient, as usual

24 Oct , 2017 Sports

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s slide from a 4-0 start has now reached three games. Saturday’s 30-10 loss to Arizona State followed close setbacks to Stanford (23-20) and USC (28-27). The situation, Utah coach Kyle Whittingham explained, requires the Utes to be resilient — same as every week. “When you drop a football game or […]

BYU volleyball: No. 8 BYU battles No. 18 San Diego for first place

24 Oct , 2017 Sports

No. 8 BYU women’s volleyball faces off against No. 18 San Diego on Friday night for a battle of first place in the West Coast Conference standings. The Cougars (21-1, 10-0 WCC) currently sit one match ahead of the Toreros (16-4, 9-1 WCC), having defeated them in four sets earlier this season in San Diego. […]

Jazz to face new-look Clippers Tuesday night in Los Angeles

24 Oct , 2017 Sports

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Clippers team that the Utah Jazz will face Tuesday night at Staples Center (8:30 p.m. MT) will look little like the team they defeated in a bruising seven-game first-round playoff series last spring. Only five players are back from last year’s Clippers team that edged out the Jazz during […]

Utah quarterback Tyler Huntley says he’s 100 percent

24 Oct , 2017 Sports

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah quarterback Tyler Huntley’s return from injury didn’t go all that well. The sophomore, who missed 2 1/2 games after hurting his shoulder in a win at Arizona on Sept. 22, was intercepted four times in Saturday’s 30-10 loss to Arizona State. He passed for 155 yards (completing 19 of 35 […]

Rock On: RSL coach leaving the grid

24 Oct , 2017 Sports

OFF THE GRID Real Salt Lake coach Mike Petke was asked after Sunday’s season-ending win what he plans to work on in the off-season. He named a few technical aspects, then added, “And I’m going to Africa on safari in December. I didn’t know if you wanted to know what I was doing in the […]

Utah offense suffering from an identity crisis so changes could be coming

24 Oct , 2017 Sports

SALT LAKE CITY — A “lack of identity on offense” may lead to some tweaking by the Utah Utes. They’re reeling after a 30-10 loss to Arizona State last Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium. “Right now we’re still searching for who we are and it is concerning seven games in,” said Utah coach Kyle Whittingham. “You […]

BYU tennis: BYU travels to LA for Southern California Intercollegiate Championships

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

Eight BYU men’s tennis players will travel to Los Angeles to compete in the 61st Annual Southern California Intercollegiate Championships held at USC’s David X. Marks Tennis Stadium, Oct. 26-28. Senior John Pearce, juniors Matthew Pearce and Jeffrey Hsu, sophomores Sean Hill, Sam Tullis and David Ball and freshmen Jacob Tullis and Ben Gajardo will […]

BYU football: Offensive line play not perfect, but improving

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

PROVO — Few parts of BYU’s offense have functioned well this season, but when assessing the big problem areas, offensive line play is near the bottom of the list. When asked to assess the overall performance of the offensive line on Monday, starting left tackle Thomas Shoaf said, “Definitely a lot of positives, but there’s […]