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

The 2015 season for Utah's "Big Five" schools was pretty solid all the way around. Yet it could've been better.

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 »

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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 »

14 hours ago


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 »

15 hours ago


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 »


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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 men’s 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


UVU basketball: Spooner-Knight scores 27, UVU defeats Southern Utah, 70-58

Behind a career-high 27 points from junior Rhaiah Spooner-Knight, the Utah Valley University women's basketball team defeated Southern Utah, 70-58, on Tuesday night in the UCCU Center. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2015


Halfback pass helps Portland State beat Southern Utah 24-23

Kieran McDonagh threw a halfback pass for a touchdown for Portland State, Southern Utah couldn't connect on a go-ahead two-point conversion, and the Vikings beat the Big Sky Conference-leading... Read more »

Nov. 14, 2015


Men's basketball: Utes open season with hard-fought win over Southern Utah (+video)

The University of Utah men's basketball team, ranked 16th in the nation, opened its 2015-16 regular season Friday night with a tougher-than-expected 82-71 win over Southern Utah. Jakob Poeltl,... Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015


#StateOfHoops: Live coverage of the UVU-BYU, USU-Weber State and SUU-Utah basketball games

The college basketball season tips off tonight, and for the first time since all the schools became Division I schools, the six Utah men's basketball programs will play against each other on... Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015

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Morning links: Which Utah teams will make NCAA Tournament?

Early bracketology has Utah in, disagreements on BYU and Weber State; Jackson signs National Letter of Intent with Duke; Carroll sinks game-winner for Real Madrid. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015


Utah basketball team ready to open season at home against Southern Utah

Opener ushers in a stretch of five games in nine nights for the 16th-ranked Runnin' Utes. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: State of Hoops Preview (including Larry Krystkowiak, Kyle Davis and Mark Pope)

DeseretNews.com writer Brandon Judd sits down with BYU forward Kyle Davis and UVU head coach Mark Pope, and also hear from Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015


State of Hoops: A look at Utah's basketball teams as they prepare to open season against each other (+video)

The college basketball season opens Friday and the six Utah men's basketball programs will play against each other on the same night. To celebrate the occasion, we sat down with the players as they... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2015


Southern Utah beats Montana State to improve to 6-0 in Big Sky Conference

Malik Brown and Levi Te'o each rushed for two touchdowns and Southern Utah beat Montana State 34-23 on Saturday to remain undefeated in Big Sky Conference play. Read more »

Nov. 7, 2015


SUU's Houle named Big Sky men's cross-country coach of the year, Weber State's Pilkington earns women's honor

Two in-state coaches swept the Big Sky men's and women's cross-country coach of the year honors handed out Thursday. Read more »

Nov. 5, 2015


Dick Harmon: Breaking down how voters see Utah, BYU in the College Football Playoff, AP polls

Utah is solidly fixed in the middle of national college football rankings while BYU is peeking in just on the outside. SUU, Snow College are making plenty of noise with win streaks. Read more »

Nov. 2, 2015


Southern Utah scores 3 defensive TDs, beats Cal Poly 54-37

Mike Needham returned two fumbles for touchdowns Saturday, and James Cowser returned another to help Southern Utah beat Cal Poly 54-37. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2015


BYU, Southern Utah football to face each other for first time in 2016

The two teams will have their first-ever meeting on Nov. 12, 2016, in Provo at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2015


Doug Robinson: Walterscheid takes charge after Crowton's strange departure from SUU

Only a few years ago, Walterscheid was in the home-loan business; now he's running the offense for Southern Utah's football team, which has outscored its last four opponents by a combined score of... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2015

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