Spring scrimmage hints at progress

The BYU Football team played its annual Spring Scrimmage on Friday. The scrimmage followed weeks of preparation, training and recovery. The game offered a glimpse into what potential the Cougars have for the upcoming fall season.

Recovering starting quarterback, Taysom Hill, can see the difference between this spring scrimmage to last years. “I think guys have bought in.” Taysom Hill said. “Now that we’ve had some time and some consistency in the program it shows and makes it hard to defe…

Fans share the field at BYU football's spring scrimmage

Fans and athletes flocked to LaVell Edwards Stadium on the late Friday afternoon for the first time since BYU football’s season ended. Before the, “Friday Night Lights” scrimmage began, fans were invited to join some of the football players on the field for a kids’ clinic while others signed autographs beneath the stands. The event was “part football, part fan fest, part fan appreciation,” according to BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall.

During the hour-long clinic, kids dressed head-to-toe…

BYU volleyball falls to UC Irvine in four sets

No. 6 BYU men’s volleyball fought a good fight and played with a lot enthusiasm but it wasn’t enough to beat the No. 5 UC Irvine Anteaters Friday night in a 3-1 loss at the Smith Field House.

Jake Langlois and Phil Fuchs set the tone of the game with their share of kills to start. The Cougars kept the set tied 6-6 with a hard–fought rally. Good blocking from Langlouis and back-to-back kills from Fuchs helped BYU pull ahead 14-10, and from there would turn the intensity up Cougars to take …

Take a stab with BYU fencing club

Sword fighting is probably not your typical idea of Tuesday-night fun — but then again, you’re probably not a member of the BYU Fencing Club. For club president Adriel Johnson and other student fencing enthusiasts, there’s not much else they find more exciting.

“It’s a fun environment,” Johnson, a junior studying international relations, said. “We provide one-on-one teaching so anyone at any level can come and have a really great time.”

The club was originally an NCAA Division 1 sport …

Christmas Box House and DCFS host 5K to help teens in foster care

The Christmas Box House and the Utah Department of Child and Family Services are partnering for their fourth annual Village Run on March 28. They organize the race each year to raise awareness and aid for Utah foster care teens.

A silent auction with various items to bid on will occur after the race. Auction items include a basketball signed by BYU basketball coach Dave Rose and the BYU basketball team. There will also be events for children, including a “Fun Run,” a carnival and an Easte…