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Utah's Booker, SUU's Killebrew lauded for pro potential by NFL draft expert

Mike Mayock listed Devontae Booker and Miles Killebrew among the top five prospects at their respective positions.

Football is dead. Long live football: Key dates for the 2016 college football and NFL offseason

There's little down time in the football world, as the offseason is dotted with key dates, from spring ball and fall camp in college to the draft and training camp in the NFL. Here's a look at the... Read more »

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Utah's Booker, SUU's Killebrew lauded for pro potential by NFL draft expert Mike Mayock

NFL draft analyst Mike Mayock listed Utah running back Devontae Booker and Southern Utah safety Miles Killebrew among the top five prospects at their respective positions for this year's NFL draft. Read more »

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Two SUU men's basketball players cited for marijuana use, disciplinary action pending

Two Southern Utah University basketball were cited on suspicion of marijuana possession early Sunday morning, hours after the team lost to Eastern Washington in a Big Sky Conference matchup. Read more »

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Sports and music: How gymnasts pick the perfect floor routine song

From the original choreography to practice, countless hours of work go into a 90-second floor routine. However, for many gymnasts, the perfect floor routine starts with the right song. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016


College football signing day central: Complete up-to-the-minute coverage

Today is the first day prospective college football players can sign National Letters of Intent. While many have already expressed their commitments to BYU, Utah, and Utah State, there are... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016


UVU assistant basketball coach reflects on LDS missionary service in the Philippines

Caitlyn Sears was the fifth all-time leading scorer at Southern Utah University, recording 1,216 total points in her four-year college career. After graduating, Sears immediately joined the... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016


5 with Utah ties, all defenders, post solid performances in Senior Bowl

Five players with Utah ties wrapped up a week of trying to make strong impressions with NFL personnel by participating in the Senior Bowl on Saturday in Mobile, Alabama. Here’s a look at how... Read more »

Jan. 31, 2016


Refocused, energized Wildcats 'have fun' at Thunderbirds' expense in blowout

After a couple of tough games, Weber State came out firing against Southern Utah and coasted to a 77-50 win. Ryan Richardson led the Wildcats with 17 points as teammate Joel Bolomboy recorded yet another double-double. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016


Hot-shooting Idaho State beats Southern Utah 87-68

Ethan Telfair scored 19 points and added nine assists to help Idaho State roll to an 87-68 victory over Southern Utah on Thursday night for its third-straight win. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016


USU gymnastics: Utah State returns home to face No. 24 Southern Utah

Utah State’s gymnastics team returns to the friendly confines of the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum for its third home meet of the season when the Aggies take on Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference rival Southern Utah on Friday, Jan.... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016


SUU's James Cowser, Utes' Gionni Paul lead Utah representatives at college all-star games

Several players with Utah ties participated in the East-West Shrine Game and NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Saturday, and Southern Utah and the University of Utah were well-represented during the action. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2016

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Southern Utah basketball: Hooker leads North Dakota in 88-72 win over Thunderbirds

Quinton Hooker scored 28 points, shooting 11-for-11 from the foul line, and North Dakota coasted to an 88-72 win over Southern Utah on Saturday. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2016


14 Utah ties looking to make a strong impression at college football all-star games

The state of Utah will be well-represented at this weekend's East-West Shrine Game and NFLPA Collegiate Bowl as well as next week's Senior Bowl. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2016


Northern Colorado comes on late to beat Southern Utah 90-80

Jordan Wilson scored 24 points and Jordan Davis 16 to help Northern Colorado to a 90-80 win over Southern Utah Thursday night, for its first road win in eight tries this season. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2016


Utah gymnastics: Red Rocks defeat SUU in Cedar City

CEDAR CITY, Utah — The No. 7 Utah gymnastics team showed its mettle in a 196.725-195.600 win over Southern Utah before a near-capacity crowd of 4,873 in the Centrum Arena. The front row... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016


Utah and SUU gymnasts to square off for first time in Cedar City since 1997

“The Utah crowds have always been good to us in the Huntsman Center, and were the ones cheering for our two individual qualifiers at last year's NCAA’s,” said Scotty Bauman.... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016


McBroom, Jois lead E. Washington past Southern Utah 106-80

Austin McBroom hit 8 of 12 field goals, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, and finished with 25 points, and Venky Jois scored 24 with 12 rebounds to help Eastern Washington cruise to a 106-80 win over Southern Utah on Thursday night. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016


From tipoff to temple: What joining the LDS Church has done for SUU basketball player John Marshall

Southern Utah basketball player John Marshall's conversion to the LDS Church has opened his eyes to new experiences, blessed his marriage and given him much for which to be grateful. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016


Best of the West: Another week of chaos in the West

Just when it was possible the Pac-12 might be giving signs of any form of predicability this season, more mayhem happened. Meanwhile, other conferences may slowly be developing their leaders this... Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016


Southern Utah promotes Demario Warren to T-Birds' head football coaching position

Demario Warren replaces Ed Lamb as head coach of the Southern Utah football program after being a part of the coaching staff for eight seasons, including the past two as the team's defensive... Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016


DeBerry with 18 points, Northern Arizona beats Southern Utah 73-63

Marcus DeBerry scored 18 points as Northern Arizona notched its first Big Sky win, beating Southern Utah 73-63 on Saturday night. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016


SUU football: James Cowser named FCS defensive player of the year

The former Davis High football star is FCS's all-time career leader in both sacks (43) and tackles for loss (80), surpassing the old records of 41.5 and 72.5. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2016


Best of the West: Trying to crack the western college basketball puzzle

Aside from a possibly one team, it may be impossible to piece together any of the western conferences this season. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016


Montana beats Southern Utah 83-66

Martin Breunig scored 24 points and Brandon Gfeller added 21 as Montana soundly beat Southern Utah 83-66 Saturday night. Read more »

Jan. 2, 2016


Southern Utah basketball: T'Birds fend off stubborn Montana State 93-82

James McGee's career-high 26 points — with all five starters in double-figure scoring — helped Southern Utah hold off Montana State and its record-setting freshman Tyler Hall 93-82 in a Big Sky opener Thursday night. Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015


Deseret News Sports Podcast: Recapping the year's top sports headlines and our favorite athletes of 2015

The DeseretNews.com sports staff breaks down the top headlines and the influential sports people of the 2015 year. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015


The legacy of Lamb: BYU’s new assistant’s success at SUU came on and off the field

SUU was in the midst of an 18-game losing streak when Ed Lamb took over. After taking a job on Kalani Sitake’s staff at BYU, Lamb leaves SUU at the top of the Big Sky Conference. He also... Read more »

Dec. 27, 2015


Ed Lamb explains his decision to leave SUU and join Kalani Sitake's staff at BYU

Ed Lamb is a part of the Jim Harbaugh coaching tree, and it was something from his days serving under Harbaugh that helped Lamb realize he was ready for the challenge of joining Kalani Sitake's... Read more »

Dec. 27, 2015


Former Beehive State collegians extending careers overseas

Former Beehive State collegians extending careers overseas. Read more »

Dec. 26, 2015


Kalani Sitake adds Southern Utah's Ed Lamb to his coaching staff as assistant head coach

Ed Lamb was scheduled to be at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Nov. 12, 2016. Now, the only difference is he will be coaching for the home team instead of the road opponent as he was named an assistant... Read more »

Dec. 26, 2015


Backup BYU quarterback McCoy Hill to transfer to SUU

Seldom-used sophomore set to continue career in Cedar City. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015


No. 9 Butler improves to 10-1 with 88-52 win over S. Utah

The five-day holiday break might be the only thing that can slow down No. 9 Butler. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2015


Quick start carries IUPUI past Southern Utah 82-68

Darell Combs scored 19 points and Marcellus Barksdale added 15 and IUPUI got off to a quick start and defeated Southern Utah 82-68 on Saturday. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2015


Thompson scores 16 as Southern Utah blows out Bristol 79-41

Christian Thompson had 16 points and seven rebounds, Trey Kennedy added 14 points, and Southern Utah outscored Bristol 40-8 in the first half before coasting to a 79-41 victory on Saturday. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2015


McGee leads Southern Utah to 68-54 win over Utah Valley

James McGee scored 24 points, Casey Oliverson added 13, and Southern Utah made 19 of 20 free throws in the second half to beat Utah Valley 68-54 on Saturday night. Read more »

Dec. 5, 2015


Hollis: What this state needs is an annual college men's hoops tournament

Wanted: An annual instate college men's basketball tournament featuring BYU, Utah, Utah State and Weber State — maybe even Utah Valley and Southern Utah — and an end to so many podunk... Read more »

Dec. 5, 2015


Trey Kennedy scores 20, Southern Utah beats La Verne 105-85

Trey Kennedy had 20 points, Travon Langston added 15 points and 13 rebounds and Southern Utah won its first game of the season on Thursday night, 105-85 over Division III La Verne. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015


UVU basketball: Utah Valley to host Southern Utah on Saturday at the UCCU Center

The Utah Valley University men's basketball team looks to snap a three-game losing skid Saturday night against in-state rival Southern Utah at the UCCU Center. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. MST. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015


Randy Hollis: 2015 college football campaign in Utah offered best, worst of times

The 2015 college football season for Utah's "Big Five" schools was pretty solid all the way around. Yet, with a couple of breaks here and there, it could've been better. Read more »

Nov. 28, 2015

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Sam Houston State edges Southern Utah 42-39 in FCS playoffs

Jeremiah Briscoe threw for 211 yards, including the winning 55-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter, to lift Sam Houston State to a 42-39 win over Southern Utah in the opening round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday. Read more »

Nov. 28, 2015


Eastern Kentucky keeps Southern Utah winless with 98-85 win

JaVontae Hawkins scored 20 points and Jarelle Reischel added 19 as Eastern Kentucky defeated Southern Utah 98-85 on Saturday. Read more »

Nov. 28, 2015


SUU football: Thunderbirds embrace ‘underdog’ mentality heading into FCS playoffs

Even as Big Sky champions, Southern Utah's coaches and players knew they weren't big enough for a road playoff game. However, the team is looking to avenge a 2013 playoff loss on the road at Sam... Read more »

Nov. 27, 2015

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Is BYU-USU a rivalry? And, a look at SUU's playoff bid

In this week's episode, DeseretNews.com writers Carter Williams and Brandon Judd discuss BYU-USU rivalry. Also, hear from FCS coach of the year candidate Ed Lamb and potential NFL Draft pick Miles... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015


Coggins leads Cal State-Fullerton over Southern Utah 80-66

Tre Coggins scored 25 points, with five 3-pointers, and Cal State-Fullerton beat Southern Utah 80-66 on Tuesday. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015


Dick Harmon: Former BYU quarterbacks rise to stardom for FCS playoff-bound SUU, Portland State

BYU's quarterback factory is spinning them off. Ammon Olsen and Alex Kuresa were once in line to QB for the Cougars. But Olsen transferred to SUU and Kuresa found his niche at Snow and Portland State. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2015


After long journey, SUU football heads to FCS playoffs for second time in three years

It took Southern Utah University awhile to make its first playoff bid in 2013, but an almost equally wild ride to make it back just two years later. The Thunderbirds also learned Sunday they will... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2015

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Southern Utah beats Northern Arizona, earns Big Sky title, playoff berth

Ammon Olson tied a career high with five touchdown passes on Saturday to lead Southern Utah past Northern Arizona 49-41, clinching the Big Sky Conference title and securing a berth in the FCS... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2015


SUU men's cross country headed to NCAA championships

The No. 24 Southern Utah menís cross-country team will compete Saturday morning at the NCAA Cross Country National Championships for the second straight year. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2015


Counting blessings: SUU receiver Justin Brown's spiritual journey

SUU wide receiver Justin Brown's life changed when his coach, who is not a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, suggested he consider serving an LDS mission. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2015


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