Three of the four players from Hawaii, Kana’i Akana and Wil Stanley of the men’s team and Kiani Moea’i of the women’s team, all graduated from the same school in Honolulu, Punahou School. Though just a small part of the BYU volley program, the three players have already made an impact.
Does anyone really want to host the Winter Olympics? Residents in Calgary answered that question with a resounding "No," and now the International Olympic Committee has some soul-searching to do. Again.
BYU is known for a variety of things such as its religious commitments, subsidized tuition, and athletic programs. Something that isn't often recognized about the university is the amount of Olympians who call BYU their alma mater.
The World Anti-Doping Agency reinstated Russia on Thursday despite a wave of protests, ending the nearly three-year suspension of the country's drug-testing program because of a state-sponsored doping scheme.
Gov. Gary Herbert, R-Utah, ceremoniously signed a concurrent resolution saying that Utah is, "ready, willing, and able" to host another winter Olympic games. The Olympic exploratory committee has put together a report and will attempt to bid for the 2026 or 2030 winter games.
BYU fell to San Diego (18-25, 25-23, 24-26, 25-16, 9-15) in a five-set match between the top two teams of the West Coast Conference on Friday, Nov. 15. Before the game, the teams were tied, the Cougars at a 22-3 overall record and 13-1 in the WCC with the Toreros sitting a at 20-5 overall record and 13-1 in the WCC. San Diego now sits comfortably atop the WCC with the win and has a strong chance of capturing the WCC title.