May 27, 2019 6:53 pm MDTWhat factors kept BYU baseball out of NCAA Tournament?; Littlewood evaluates season, looks ahead to next year A 36-win season, an RPI of 46 and the first outright regular-season conference championship in 30 years weren’t enough to propel the BYU baseball team into the NCAA Tournament.
Jeff Call has been a sportswriter for the Deseret News since 1997. He is the BYU beat writer and has been covering Cougar sports since 1993, when he served as sports editor at the Daily Universe. Call has written several books, including "Mormonville," "Rolling With the Tide," and "Cougarmania." He and his wife, CherRon, have six sons and live in Cedar Hills.
May 24, 2019 4:59 pm MDTTop-seed, weak-hitting BYU eliminated from WCC Baseball Tournament The BYU baseball team claimed its first regular season conference championship in 30 years this season but the top-seeded Cougars, ranked No. 24 by Baseball America, crumbled in the West Coast Conference Tournament at Banner Island Ballpark.
May 23, 2019 2:34 pm MDTESPN announces date and kickoff time for Hawaii Bowl; BYU slated to play there if bowl eligible ESPN announced Thursday that the 2019 SoFi Hawaii Bowl will be played on Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. MST. BYU is scheduled to play in the Hawaii Bowl if it is bowl eligible and not selected to a New Year's Six bowl game.
May 22, 2019 4:23 pm MDTLike last year, Cougars will complete their third round Thursday rather than Sunday at NCAA golf championship Because of the school’s policy of not competing on Sundays, the Cougars will play their third round Thursday. BYU will play its first and second rounds with the other teams Friday and Saturday.
May 22, 2019 1:38 pm MDTTop-seeded BYU Cougars have work cut out for them in first game of conference tournament While BYU beat LMU in two of three games in Los Angeles earlier this month, the one game the Cougars lost was when they matched up against Codie Paiva, who scattered seven hits over five innings and struck out seven in LMU’s 5-1 victory.
May 21, 2019 4:26 pm MDTBYU baseball: Mike Littlewood named West Coast Conference Coach of the Year, Brock Hale named Player of the Year BYU baseball’s Mike Littlewood was named Coach of the Year and Cougar senior outfielder Brock Hale received Player of the Year honors as announced by the West Coast Conference Tuesday.
May 21, 2019 12:35 pm MDTFormer BYU QB Nelson to rely on vast array of experiences as a player as he moves into the radio booth As a BYU quarterback, Riley Nelson encountered a vast array of experiences. Now, Nelson will rely on those experiences to help Cougar football fans see and understand the game in a different way.