BASEBALL: Former BYU third baseman Brandon Taylor signed Monday with the Los Angeles Dodgers and has been assigned to the Great Lakes Loons (single A) farm team in Michigan.
Taylor, a shortstop, signed after his junior year at BYU with the Chicago Cubs as a 17th-round draft. The Orem native played this past month with the St. George Roadrunners in Utah, where he batted .409 in 31 games with 52 hits and 14 homers for the Roadrunners.
SOCCER: Utah soccer season tickets for 2008 are on sale now at utahtickets.com and by phone at 801-581-UTIX. The Utes host 10 games at Ute Field this coming season, including Georgia (Aug. 31), Long Beach State (Sept. 19), Cal-State Fullerton (Sept. 21) and BYU (Oct. 4). Season tickets begin at $10 for youths and $30 for adults.