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Head to Head: Talking About The Holy War With The Daily Universe

Head to Head: Talking About The Holy War With The Daily Universe

By Sammy Mora

August 29, 2019

  We reached out to Aaron Fitzner, the sports editor of The Daily Universe at Brigham Young University, and asked him some questions about how things are going down in Provo in the days before the Holy War.   Sammy Mora: What is the biggest question mark for BYU football heading in...

Side to Side: Utah Coaches

Side to Side: Utah Coaches

By Sammy Mora

August 27, 2019

  The Holy War is a special game for both fans and players alike. While both groups might have a favorite memory from when their team beat their rival or vice versa, coaches have them too. The University of Utah has the privilege of having three coaches on staff who have been on both sides...

Pike on the Carry: The Kennedy Gameball Run Makes a Return for 2019 Holy War

Pike on the Carry: The Kennedy Gameball Run Makes a Return for 2019 Holy War

By Casey Overfield

August 22, 2019

  Football.  Pep rallies.  Lecture halls. Greek life. These are just some words that may come to mind when you think of college.  Here at the University of Utah, there are 18 fraternities and sororities on campus. Each one has a rich history of tradition dating back many years.   The...

Harm in BYU’s Honor Code: Alumna Amanda Whittle Recounts Her Expulsion From BYU

Harm in BYU’s Honor Code: Alumna Amanda Whittle Recounts Her Expulsion From BYU

By Mackenzie McDermott

November 24, 2018

  The now University of Utah alumna Amanda Berg Whittle once thought that it was her mission to go to Brigham Young University. “As a Mormon," Whittle said, "everyone I was around in New York where I grew up went there, so I thought I was supposed to go there like everyone else." When ...

Sonnenberg: Celebrate Our Differences During The Holy War

Sonnenberg: Celebrate Our Differences During The Holy War

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

November 23, 2018

  The "Holy War" is coming. The University of Utah Utes will play the Brigham Young University Cougars on Nov. 24 at Rice-Eccles Stadium in the latest installment in the rivalry between the two schools. According to Winsipedia, the rival schools have been playing regularly since 1892 and the U has con...

Eat Your Game Day Away: Make Your Own Spirited Sweets

Eat Your Game Day Away: Make Your Own Spirited Sweets

By Madge Slack

November 22, 2018

  Sports are all fun and games, taken literally, but maybe we take our rivalries a little too seriously. The game between the University of Utah and Brigham Young University is called the "Holy War." Is it really an epic battle of bloodshed and death? No — thank goodness — but that doesn’...

The Hogwarts Holy War: Even Wizards Have Rivalries

The Hogwarts Holy War: Even Wizards Have Rivalries

By Adelina Whitten

November 21, 2018

  Students look forward to the University of Utah and Brigham Young University "Holy War" face-off each year. Fans dress in their respective colors, express undying support for teams and occasionally participate in name-calling. Let’s face it — the Cougars are the U's greatest rival. The...

10 Most Important Numbers from Utah vs. BYU

10 Most Important Numbers from Utah vs. BYU

By Justin Adams

September 11, 2017

11 - For the second week in a row, Utah had 11 penalties resulting in 97 lost yards. Many of the penalties stalled Utah drives, turning potential touchdowns into field goals. 4 - Speaking of field goals, Matt Gay had another perfect night as he connected on all four of his field goal attempts (last wee...

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