Men's volleyball: Fuch's last night to shine in second victory over No. 1 Hawaii

Phil Fuch’s finished his BYU career with an exclamation point as he helped BYU volleyball beat No. 1 Hawaii for the second nigh in a row, 3-2 in the last game of the season.

Fuch’s lead the night with 22 kills, his career-high, with Hawaii’s Brook Sedore close behind with 21 kills. Brandon Sander contributed 16 kills and 10 digs.

“I came in before the game today and thought that it looked like they were going to give me a chance to play today so I’m going to leave it all out on the cou…

BYU volleyball: Cougars upset No. 1 Hawai'i

BYU men’s volleyball ended the University of Hawai’i’s 16-game winning streak in a four-set victory Friday night (27-25, 25-21, 21-25, 25-17). The Hawai’i Warriors were ranked first in the nation entering the game and had a 9-1 record on the road this season.

“I know how it feels to have to go on a long trip and play in someone else’s home gym where they play well,” BYU head coach Chris McGown said. “Same thing happened to us last season (at Hawai’i).”

Brenden Sander led the team with …

BYU softball splits double header with SUU

BYU softball went 1-1 against the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds on April 16. The Cougars won the first game but gave up six runs in the last inning of the second game and lost.

“We didn’t play well in either game,” BYU head coach Gordon Eakin said. “We didn’t play as if the games mattered. … We can’t afford to lose again this year.”

The first game remained scoreless through the first five innings. Pitcher McKenna Bull highlighted the Cougars’ strong defense, throwing two stri…

Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of murder, gets life

FALL RIVER, Mass.— Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him.

Hernandez, 25, looked to his right, pursed his lips and sat down after the jury forewoman pronounced him guilty in the slaying of Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old landscaper and amateur weekend football player who…