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Men’s rugby coach uses lessons from...

Every great athlete has the dream of one day becoming a champion, and BYU men’s rugby head coach Steve St. Pierre was no different. Years of playing and now coaching rugby have given St. Pierre the opportunity to realize that dream several times over.

Monson sisters carry bond to BYU...

By Gabby Stockard Emma and Eliza Monson are two sisters with a superfan dad and a love for lacrosse.

Family ties help soccer player overcome...

In the summer of 2016, Jolley’s family changed overnight. Jolley and his younger brother Aaron were attending their first day of BYU Soccer Camp when the news came that their youngest sister Hannah was in the hospital.

Jessie Hyde’s racquetball journey brings national...

Jessica Hyland Hyde was the lone Cougar freshman competing in the 2019 Intercollegiate National Racquetball Competition, held at Arizona State — where 200 players from 32 universities had come together to crown their champions.

BYU Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Club

Brazilian jiu jitsu is a grappling martial art loved by many. Newsline reporter Blake O' went to...

Connor Fordham reflects on BYU men’s...

Student athlete's experience some sort of loss at the end of their college career. That loss can come in the form of losing their final game, losing their NCAA eligibility or graduating from their sport, but some get to ride off into the sunset. There’s only one champion that wins it all. On Nov. 23, BYU men’s soccer won it all, making senior Connor Fordham one of the lucky ones.

Women’s lacrosse searches for national title...

There is a bright future for the BYU women's lacrosse as the team approaches the second half of its season and lot to look forward to as nationals sits in the back of players’ minds.

Tyler Clancy’s lacrosse journey brings him...

BYU vs. Texas. Caven Lacrosse Center. Tyler Clancy gets into his stance on one knee across from the opponent, the head of his stick parallel to his opponent’s. He’s locked in and his only focus is on securing the ball. The referee yells, “SET!” but Clancy is completely motionless, barely even breathing. He blocks out all the noise around him, waiting for the sharp whistle to blow. As the whistle blows, Clancy explodes out of his stance and wrestles for the ball.

Julia Haws fights through adversity to...

The Haws family welcomed a little girl in March 1998 and named her Julia. The sport of lacrosse runs in the Haws family’s blood, and somehow, Julia always had a lacrosse stick in hand growing up. Her mother, Nancy, gave her the nickname "The Bruised and Broken."

Scotty Pugmire battles injury, comes out...

Scotty Pugmire lay on the ground. It had been was a simple play —­­­­ something he had done so routinely. But this...

Trainer serves as key to 24...

Behind each athlete is a dedicated team of coaches, trainers and physical therapists who help keep them at peak ability. For BYU men’s soccer, the physical therapist role is filled by Deniece Oats. Oats has stuck with the job for 24 years, and the team has captured seven collegiate club national championships in that time.

Minnesota siblings find themselves on the...

Jared and Jeremy Manzella were six and four years old, respectively, when they suited up for a hockey team in Eagan, Minnesota. Family, friends and teammates made younger brother Jeremy play goalie that day because he was the youngest kid on the team. Little did they know that one decision would contribute to a lifelong bond between two brothers.
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