Former RSL stars return, lose on the field but win with fans

Jason Kreis is the stereotype for stoic sports coaches who don’t say much. He showed a rare bit of emotion when speaking about Real Salt Lake. “It was definitely odd,” said Kreis. “to be on the other side of the field, to look at the players as opponents and not my players.”

The former head coach of RSL now coaches New York City FC, a team that also fields former RSL defender Chris Wingert and former midfielder Ned Grabavoy, as well as many training and assistant coaching staff from Salt …

BYU men's volleyball coach resigns to focus on family

BYU men’s volleyball head coach Chris McGowan announced his resignation May 26. McGowan’s career included two Mountain Pacific Sports Federation titles, an appearance in the 2013 National Championship and a 88-31 win record.

McGowan decided to step away from his position to spend more time with his family and to seek other business opportunities.

“The principal driving force behind my decision to step away was my two daughters,” McGown said in a press release. “I’ve felt so much suppor…

Real Salt Lake welcomes home Jason Kreis, beats NYCFC 2-0

Real Salt Lake beat New York City FC Saturday night in front of a record-breaking crowd of 20,801. Former RSL head coach Jason Kreis had a bittersweet homecoming and saw a vintage RSL performance.

Throughout the game RSL’s attack was able to create six shots on goal while NYCFC struggled with just one. Devon Sandoval had chances on goal but was unable to get on the score sheet, coming up short in multiple one on one situations. RSL kept up the pace and secured a goal in the 25th minute. Sando…

Baseball: Cougars' season ends against No. 1 seed University of San Diego

BYU Baseball’s season ended in Stockton, California today at the hands of the No .1 seed University of San Diego. The game came down to the last 3 outs, ending similarly to the previous game against Pepperdine.

“We need to learn how to finish big games, win them and then move on to regionals,” BYU coach Mike Littlewood said.” It’s baby steps. I hate to lose like this. Right now I feel we should have won two games in this tournament.”

Michael Rucker’s pitching kept the Toreros off the b…

Bear Lake Classic kicks off the cycling season

The Bear Lake Classic kicked off this season’s road bike races in its 12th year of operation last weekend. The beautiful, blue water of Bear Lake acts as a one-of-a-kind backdrop for both riders and spectators.

“This race is unique because it’s the start of the season,” said Troy Oldham, Bear Lake Classic race director. “The traffic is still mild, and it’s not too hot.”

Phil Patten, a local cyclist, rode in the Bear Lake Classic for the first time last weekend. “I have done the course for …