BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby recently announced that Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the Men’s Eagles Nov. 9 match against New Zealand’s All Blacks. “This partnership with USA Rugby offers FOX Sports 1 the unique opportunity to be the U.S. television home for a very exciting inaugural event in the international rugby community,” said Michael Mulvihill, FOX Sports SVP of Programming & Research said in a press release. … Continue reading
PARK CITY — Park City High School’s Haley Batten made the best of some muddy conditions to win her second straight race at the second race of the Utah High School Cycling League’s season. Snowy conditions at Round Valley created muddy conditions for racers — especially for the girls, who hit the course first on Saturday. Batten’s teammate Brenna Egan took second and Ogden High’s Cate Carabine took … Continue reading
This would be a huge uniter for Afghanistan: SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Afghanistan’s cricket team is one win away from qualifying for the World Cup. Afghanistan beat Kenya by eight wickets on Wednesday and needs to defeat the Kenyans again in their second one-day international to join Ireland as the two qualifiers from the lower-level ICC World Cricket League Championship. If Kenya wins Friday, United Arab Emirates will progress to … Continue reading
WEST VALLEY CITY — Three Utahns take top honors during Rocky Mountain Raceway’s Night of Fire on Saturday. Alan Ellis, from Mapleton, won the Competition Eliminator event, while Pleasant Grove’s Ed Olpin claimed the NHRA Top Sportsman event trophy and Ryan Kruger, from Murray, secured the NHRA Sportsman Motorcycle Series. More than 6,000 fans attended the event, which included drag racers from across the west coast go head to head … Continue reading
After the most successful cricket season the state of Utah has ever seen, league founder Nasir Kahn sees an even better season on the horizon. The second season of the Intermountain Cricket League saw the Vincent Hawks top the Layton Bashers in a closely-contested match at 11th Avenue in the league’s first-ever championship tilt. The annual Memorial Day-turned-Labor Day Tournament was a success with the Salt Lake County … Continue reading
The Utah High School Cycling League will continue Saturday with Round 2 of five at Round Valley near Park City. More than 600 students — a UHSCL record — participated in Round 1. Racing at the 4.55-mile course starts at 10 a.m. continues in three waves, with the final race beginning at 1:15 p.m.
PROVO — Seven teams from around the Mountain West will join BYU for the Cougars Sevens Rugby Invitational on Saturday. This is the second time BYU has hosted a sevens tournament in the fall. Sevens is among the big reason rugby is on the rise in the United States. This version of rugby will be included in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. “The brand of … Continue reading
BOULDER, Colo. — BYU’s Rebekah Siebach was named to the USA Rugby 2012-13 Women’s Collegiate All-American first team on Tuesday. Siebach is currently in residency with the Women’s Eagles Sevens team. Her Cougar Women’s teammate Monica Jackson was named to the second team.
BOULDER, Colo. – Former BYU player Shaun Davies was named to the Eagles Select XV roster for the Americas Rugby Championship. The ARC is a four-team tournament, made up of the top rugby nations of North and South America. Langford, British Columbia, will host this year’s tournament. The Eagles will face Canada, Argentina and Uruguay from Oct. 11-19. “I’m looking forward to continuing to build and nurture our … Continue reading
The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series returns to Rocky Mountain Raceways this weekend. The event will feature drivers in nine categories including Comp Eliminator and Super Stock, as well as the Pacific Division Top Sportsman Series, Top Dragster Series and Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson. “I am thrilled beyond words to have a NHRA Lucas Oil Divisional Event back at Rocky Mountain Raceways. Having this event … Continue reading