The best opening day

April 21, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes America’s pastime still offers its best opening day. Every sport offers an opening day. When teams start a new season, their first day is one of the most anticipated because each team has a new beginning and everyone wonders if this will finally be their team’s year. For UVU sports, one of the best opening […]

March Madness is the Best Time of the Year

April 5, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes The best sports time of the year is coming to a close. Brackets have been busted as upsets have ruled the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. I have felt like a kid on Christmas morning, perhaps better. As a lover of sports, I have always looked forward to March. The college basketball tournament has it all. […]

UVU got it right with Pope

February 8, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Anytime you can get an NCAA Champion and former NBA player to be a part of your basketball program, there is typically an excitement that comes along with it. When Utah Valley University announced the hiring of Mark Pope as the new head coach of the men’s basketball team last summer the excitement was exactly […]

The road to coaching

January 11, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU assistant has travelled afar prior to coming to UVU Assistant men’s basketball coach Chris Burgess has been a great addition to the Utah Valley University basketball family.  Burgess is a basketball lifer and played collegiately at Duke for legendary coach Mike Krzyzewski and then transferred to the University of Utah where he played for […]

NFL Week 10 Headliners

November 12, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sean MacCourtney | Sports writer | @seanmaccourtney Week 10 starts off with a bang with a Thursday night matchup of division rivals. The Jets will play host to the Bills. Both teams are having good seasons and are looking to make the playoffs. This game will go a long way towards deciding which teams will make the […]

NFL Week 9 Recap

November 12, 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sean MacCourtney | Sports writer | @seanmaccourtney Bengals 31 Browns 10 Andy Dalton was 21 of 27 for 234 yards and three touchdowns to help the Bengals remain undefeated. Giovani Bernard had 13 carries for 72 yards. Tyler Eifert had five catches for 53 yards and three touchdowns. Johnny Manziel was 15 of 33 for 168 […]

NFL Week 9 Headliners

November 5, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sean MacCourtney | Sports writer | @seanmaccourtney Green Bay is coming off of their first loss of the season while Carolina will be looking to stay undefeated. Both teams are trying to prove that they are the best in the NFC. Aaron Rodgers played one of the worst games of his career against Denver while Cam […]

There is nothing like baseball in October

October 26, 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes Former MLB player recounts his time in the big leagues and pitching in the playoffs.  Sean MacCourtney | Sports writer | @seanmaccourtney This is a great time of year for sports. College and professional football are in full swing, hockey has started, and basketball is just around the corner. The greatest thing that takes place in October […]

NFL Week 7 Headliners

October 23, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sean MacCourtney | Sports writer | @seanmaccourtney The Seattle Seahawks at the San Francisco 49ers is always a great matchup to watch. However, this was the first time in five years that neither team was over .500 and both teams were looking to stay close to the NFC West division leading Arizona Cardinals. Marshawn Lynch looked […]

Some surprises and strange play calls end Week 6 in the NFL

October 21, 2015

Reading Time: 4 minutes Cardinals fall from ranks of the unbeatens Sean MacCourtney | Sports writer | @seanmaccourtney Saints 31 Falcons 21 Drew Brees was 30 of 39 for 312 yards and one touchdown. Mark Ingram added two rushing touchdowns and Benjamin Watson had 10 catches for 127 yards and one touchdown. Matt Ryan was 30 of 44 for 295 […]