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(Nate Edwards | BYU) BYU players tour the newly renovated locker room, Monday, June 18, 2021.

BYU football unveils new, state-of-the-art locker room facilities. Here’s what to know about the renovations.

By Norma Gonzalez | June 23, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune
BYU defensive coordinator Ilaisa Tuiaki at the school's annual spring football scrimmage in Provo, Saturday March 25, 2017.

BYU’s defensive line has talent, but is on the green side, with little game experience

By Norma Gonzalez | June 19, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune  BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe says he is thrilled that his program had one of its best years ever, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, but says there is still work to be done. In this case, getting as many Cougar athletes vaccinated as possible.

In spite of the pandemic, BYU Athletics had one of its best years. Here’s how it happened and what’s next.

By Norma Gonzalez | June 19, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Coaches Kyle Whittingham and Kalani Sitake shake hands after the game as Brigham Young University (BYU) hosts the University of Utah, NCAA football in Provo on Friday Aug. 30, 2019.

University of Utah, BYU roll out name, image and likeness plans as possible NCAA legislation looms

By Josh Newman | Norma Gonzalez | June 17, 2021, 10:47 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) BYU quarterbacks, from left, Jaren Hall, Baylor Romney and Jacob Conover answer questions during BYU Football Media Day at the BYU Broadcasting Building in Provo on Thursday, June 17, 2021

As BYU holds its annual football media day, all signs point to normalcy for 2021

By Norma Gonzalez | June 17, 2021, 10:17 p.m.

BYU Athletics Photo | Underdog Anna Camp-Bennett won the 1500m meter race at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Eugene, Ore., on June 12, 2021.

BYU’s Anna Camp-Bennett wins 1500m run at NCAA Track and Field Championships

By The Salt Lake Tribune | June 15, 2021, 2:11 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Brigham Young Cougars quarterback Baylor Romney (16) passes the ball on the Cougars first scoring drive, in football action between Brigham Young Cougars and Liberty Flames at Lavell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019.

BYU quarterback race tighter than ever in search of Zach Wilson’s replacement

By Norma Gonzalez | June 12, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Jaren Wilkey|Courtesy of BYU Athletics) All the quarterbacks vying for the starting gig left void by the departure of Zach Wilson line up for drills during the first day of spring football, March 1.

BYU’s offensive line was the unsung hero of last year’s 11-1 success, but can the Cougars replicate that this season?

By Norma Gonzalez | June 10, 2021, 10:45 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)       Brigham Young Cougars wide receiver Gunner Romney (18) celebrates his touchdown, in football action between Brigham Young Cougars and Utah State Aggies in Logan, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.

Even without Dax Milne, BYU’s receivers have the most depth and experience of any other position group

By Norma Gonzalez | June 4, 2021, 6:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Mike and Lisa in their basement, which they recently remodeled to include BYU memorabilia, on Thursday, June 3, 2021

Zach Wilson went to BYU after the hometown Utes passed. Now, ‘Wilson’ is becoming a legacy name in Provo.

By Norma Gonzalez | June 4, 2021, 1:02 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Brigham Young Cougars guard Alex Barcello (4) celebrates with teammates as he is substituted during the second half as BYU takes on UNLV in men's NCAA basketball at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Sat. Dec. 7, 2019.

Eye on the Y: Alex Barcello’s decision to come back to BYU for another season makes sense

By Norma Gonzalez | June 3, 2021, 9:39 p.m.

(Nate Edwards|BYU Photo) | Zach McWhorten competes in the pole vault event of the NCAA Championship West Preliminaries in College Station, Texas on May 26. In total, 69 BYU track and field student athletes competed in the event.

It’s been a rough two years at BYU, but pole vaulter Zach McWhorter has qualified for NCAAs and U.S. Olympic trials

By Norma Gonzalez | June 1, 2021, 6:58 p.m.

(Tyler Richardson | BYU) Running backs coach Harvey Unga, left, participates in BYU spring football practice, Thursday, March 18, 2021.

BYU has all of its talent returning, and then some, in the running back room

By Norma Gonzalez | May 31, 2021, 5:28 p.m.

(Isaac Hale | Special to The Tribune) Brigham Young University guard Alex Barcello (13) looks to pass the ball out while guarded by St. Mary's College guard Logan Johnson (0) during a game between the BYU Cougars and the Saint Mary’s College of California Gaels held at the Marriott Center in Provo on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021.

BYU men’s basketball star Alex Barcello announces he will return next season, giving Cougs an immediate boost

By Norma Gonzalez | May 29, 2021, 2:19 a.m.

(Jaren Wilkey|Courtesy of BYU Athletics) All the quarterbacks vying for the starting gig left void by the departure of Zach Wilson line up for drills during the first day of spring football, March 1.

Eye on the Y: Darrell Funk is still house hunting, nearly four months after becoming BYU’s newest offensive line coach

By Norma Gonzalez | May 28, 2021, 3:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Brigham Young Cougars forward Caleb Lohner (33) draws a foul as he collides with Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Drew Timme (2), in West Coast Conference Basketball action between the Brigham Young Cougars and the Gonzaga Bulldogs at the Marriott Center in Provo, on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021.

Report: BYU headed to Bahamas in 2022 for Battle 4 Atlantis

By Norma Gonzalez | May 27, 2021, 11:39 p.m.

BYU running back Tyler Allgeier (25) runs the ball for a first down past North Alabama cornerback Will Singleton, bottom, defensive end Tyler Antkowiak (41) and linebacker Christon Taylor (25) in the second quarter during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Provo, Utah. (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger, Pool)

An early look at the 2021 BYU football season and what’s expected of the Cougars

By Norma Gonzalez | May 27, 2021, 12:34 a.m.

(Tyler Tate | AP) BYU infielder Martha Epenesa (center) celebrates with teammates Marissa Chavez (left) and Huntyr Ava (right) after a home run during an NCAA softball game on Friday, April 23, 2021 in Provo. Ava hit a three-run homer in the Tempe Regional final on Saturday, May 22, 2021, but the Cougars fell to Virginia Tech 11-3 in five innings.

BYU softball eliminated from NCAA Tournament in Tempe Regional final

By Norma Gonzalez | May 23, 2021, 1:13 a.m.

(BYU|Joey Garrison) Autumn Moffat-Korth pitches against Utah State on May 11. The BYU ace pitched her second consecutive Tempe Regional game on Friday against Southern Illinois.

BYU stays alive in Tempe Regional with wins over Southern Illinois, No. 15 Arizona State

By Norma Gonzalez | May 22, 2021, 6:05 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Cosmo gets the fans excited during the second half of the NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at LaVell Edwards stadium in Provo, Utah. BYU announced Friday that fans will be welcomed back to LaVell Edwards Stadium at full capacity for the 2021 football season.

Fans, tailgates welcomed back at LaVell Edwards Stadium for BYU’s 2021 football season

By Norma Gonzalez | May 21, 2021, 6:43 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Head coach for BYU Mark Pope talks with his team during a time out as BYU takes on UNLV in men's NCAA basketball at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Sat. Dec. 7, 2019. Pope has raised expectations in Provo after his first two hugely successful seasons coaching the Cougars.

BYU men’s basketball coach Mark Pope is entering his third year on the job. He’s only now just settling in.

By Norma Gonzalez | May 21, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

(BYU Photo) Senior Rylee Jensen (2) makes it back home after hitting a home run during the second game of the recent Dixie State series. Jensen led off Thursday's game against Virginia Tech in the NCAA Regional with a home run.

BYU comes out hot, then fizzles as Virginia Tech beats Cougars in Tempe Regional opener

By Norma Gonzalez | May 21, 2021, 2:49 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Brigham Young Cougars head coach Mark Pope gives instructions to his team, in basketball action between the Brigham Young Cougars and the Weber State Wildcats at Vivint Arena, on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020.

Eye on the Y: Catching up with BYU men’s basketball coach Mark Pope — and getting some answers out of him

By Norma Gonzalez | May 20, 2021, 8:35 p.m.

(Tyler Tate | AP) Brigham Young University's Cy Nielson (13) pitches during an NCAA baseball game on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Salt Lake City.

No NCAAs for BYU baseball, but Cougars still want to end their season with a bang

By Norma Gonzalez | May 17, 2021, 6:07 p.m.

Photo courtesy of Jaren Wilkey, BYU photo | BYU junior outfielder Rylee Jensen has emerged as one of the top college softball players in the country. Jensen was named national player of the week in early April after collecting 10 straight hits.

BYU softball heading to Tempe Regional for the NCAA Tournament

By Norma Gonzalez | May 17, 2021, 3:16 a.m.