Sean Walker

Here are the local baseball players selected in the 2024 MLB draft

Here are the local baseball players selected in the 2024 MLB draft

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 8:09 p.m.

The Big 12 had 50 players selected by Major League ball clubs during the 20-round draft, the most by the conference since 2011 that included three Utah players and one from BYU.
Have You Seen This? BYU athletic director has unique connection to CFB 25 video game

Have You Seen This? BYU athletic director has unique connection to CFB 25 video game

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 3:31 p.m.

The decade-long wait is over as EA Sports has released its first college football video game since 2014 this week with the unveiling of EA Sports College Football 25.
Cole Ponich holds off BYU teammate Cooper Jones for 126th Utah state amateur championship

Cole Ponich holds off BYU teammate Cooper Jones for 126th Utah state amateur championship

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 13 - 6:19 p.m.

After leading by as many as five holds and never trailing, BYU golfer Cole Ponich held off freshman teammate Cooper Jones for a 2 and 1 win.
Why former BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall is back coaching in Mountain West

Why former BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall is back coaching in Mountain West

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 13 - 10:04 a.m.

As clear as the Montana air he was breathing, Bronco Mendenhall knew with certainty he wasn't done with college football.
'I love Deion': BYU AD Tom Holmoe thrilled to work next to 'Coach Prime' in Big 12

'I love Deion': BYU AD Tom Holmoe thrilled to work next to 'Coach Prime' in Big 12

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 9:01 a.m.

Tom Holmoe's meetup with Colorado coach Deion Sanders was as sweet as they come for a former player and his star protege with the 49ers in 1994.
Who is Utah State interim coach Nate Dreiling? A man up to a tough job

Who is Utah State interim coach Nate Dreiling? A man up to a tough job

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 11 - 5:57 p.m.

With limited experience, Dreiling has heard from "probably about 30" current and former head coaches around college football.
Kevin Young adds frontcourt depth to BYU basketball roster

Kevin Young adds frontcourt depth to BYU basketball roster

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 11 - 3:22 p.m.

On the same day the program officially added Max Triplett from Snow College, the Cougars received a commitment from 6-foot-9 wing Khadim Mboup from Senegal, Africa.
BYU's pool of receivers may be slept on, but that's OK with them

BYU's pool of receivers may be slept on, but that's OK with them

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 11 - 9:03 a.m.

The Cougars return six of their top seven pass-catching targets from a year ago, including top target Chase Roberts, Darius Lassiter and Kody Epps, while Keanu Hill has moved to tight end.
'What have we done to earn the benefit of the doubt?' Sitake undeterred by BYU's poll pick

'What have we done to earn the benefit of the doubt?' Sitake undeterred by BYU's poll pick

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 10 - 5:48 p.m.

Would Cougars coach Kalani Sitake take a similar scorched-earth approach at Big 12 football media days moved to the 116-degree desert of Allegiant Stadium?
As Big 12 moves west, Vegas isn't far from mind of conference leadership

As Big 12 moves west, Vegas isn't far from mind of conference leadership

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 9 - 4:50 p.m.

As the conference kicked off the 2024 football preseason Tuesday at Allegiant Stadium, Big 12 commissioner Brett Yormark wasn't ruling out further trips to the west coast.
From Panguitch to Paris, Utahn Whittni Morgan caps remarkable path to 1st Olympics

From Panguitch to Paris, Utahn Whittni Morgan caps remarkable path to 1st Olympics

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 7 - 9:25 p.m.

Success often takes a village, but in the case of Whittni Orton Morgan, success on the track has taken the support of several communities.
As NIL landscape shifts around college athletics, BYU evaluating options with official collective

As NIL landscape shifts around college athletics, BYU evaluating options with official collective

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 3 - 6:24 p.m.

The Royal Blue Collective, the officially licensed collective of BYU, has been in the process of what the organization calls "high-level, collaborative conversations" with the university.
Utah picked to win Big 12 by league media in first season; BYU tabbed 13th

Utah picked to win Big 12 by league media in first season; BYU tabbed 13th

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 2 - 11:30 a.m.

The University of Utah is the favorite to win the Big 12 in its first season as a league football member — but not by much.
Recruiting: Who has committed to BYU football in the 2025 class?

Recruiting: Who has committed to BYU football in the 2025 class?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 1 - 11:47 p.m.

Here is a brief look at who has already committed to the Cougars, as well as some players to be on the lookout for in the coming months.
US Olympic track and field trials: REP signee Grant Fisher leads Utah's Paris pack with double

US Olympic track and field trials: REP signee Grant Fisher leads Utah's Paris pack with double

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 30 - 8:13 p.m.

Grant Fisher had already booked his ticket to Paris when he opened the U.S. Olympic trials with a win in the 10,000-meter final.
BYU's James Corrigan books ticket to Paris with Olympic steeplechase standard

BYU's James Corrigan books ticket to Paris with Olympic steeplechase standard

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 29 - 7:39 p.m.

James Corrigan finished the hastily assembled 3,000-meter steeplechase, stamping everything but his passport for the Summer Olympics in Paris with the only thing he lacked: an Olympic standard.
Utah Warriors drop season finale 31-24 to Los Angeles during 'Warrior Fest' celebration

Utah Warriors drop season finale 31-24 to Los Angeles during 'Warrior Fest' celebration

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 11:31 p.m.

Michael Manson had two tries as the Warriors fell to Rugby Football Club Los Angeles, 31-24 Friday night in front of a franchise-record 10,906 fans at America First Field.
US Olympic track and field trials: BYU alum Alvarado advances to 800M final

US Olympic track and field trials: BYU alum Alvarado advances to 800M final

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 9:34 p.m.

Abraham Alvarado never made the California state meet in high school, but the former BYU 800-meter specialist is one race away from qualifying for the Paris Olympics.
Why former BYU assistant Morgan Bailey is trading blue for Utah red

Why former BYU assistant Morgan Bailey is trading blue for Utah red

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 11:35 a.m.

"It would be really, really hard for me to leave BYU, but you guys can try," BYU assistant coach Morgan Bailey said before taking a job with Utah women's basketball.
US Olympic track and field trials: Former BYU standout Courtney Wayment bound for Paris

US Olympic track and field trials: Former BYU standout Courtney Wayment bound for Paris

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 27 - 10:07 p.m.

Wayment finished second in the steeplechase final in a personal-best time of 9 minutes, 06.50 seconds to clinch her career-first Olympic berth Thursday.
Here's a look at Utah basketball's 1st season in the Big 12

Here's a look at Utah basketball's 1st season in the Big 12

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 27 - 12:20 p.m.

The Utes got a taste of that new reality Thursday, when the conference released its 2024-25 scheduling matrix.
Here's a look at BYU basketball's 2nd season in the Big 12

Here's a look at BYU basketball's 2nd season in the Big 12

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 27 - 12:08 p.m.

Kevin Young's first season of Big 12 basketball, and Amber Whiting's second, is taking shape.
OKC Thunder trade up to grab Weber State's Dillon Jones in 1st round

OKC Thunder trade up to grab Weber State's Dillon Jones in 1st round

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 26 - 9:38 p.m.

One of the best players in Weber State men's basketball modern history is headed to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Kevin Young brings home another former G League head coach with latest hire

Kevin Young brings home another former G League head coach with latest hire

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 26 - 12:44 p.m.

The first-year BYU men's basketball coach added former Salt Lake Community College and Utah Valley forward as director of player development.
Have You Seen This? 16-year-old could run in Olympics before he gets driver's license

Have You Seen This? 16-year-old could run in Olympics before he gets driver's license

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 25 - 3:34 p.m.

There have been plenty of highlights and standout performances and personalities from the first few days of the U.S. Olympic track and field team trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.