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Alex Vejar

Salt Lake Tribune

Midvale, UT, United States

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Recent:
  • Salt Lake Tribune
Past:
  • ChicoER
  • Mercury-Register
  • ClutchPoints

Recent articles by Alex:

At U.S. women’s soccer match, fans root for a country that doesn’t always represent them

How USWNT players and fans are finding balance between frustration and joy in wake of Roe v. Wade’s reversal → Read More

Which Utes and Cougars could be NFL draft picks next year? Here’s what one analyst thinks right now

Jaren Hall is projected as a top 10 QB by Mel Kiper of ESPN. → Read More

Alta soccer has a tradition of winning. How the Hawks leaned into their legacy for a record-tying title

Alta High School won its ninth state championship in boys' soccer, tying a Utah record. → Read More

Football players with Utah ties make their first impressions at NFL minicamps

A look at how former college football players in the state of Utah are faring in the NFL. → Read More

Real Salt Lake brings back Jefferson Savarino. Here’s when the star winger is expected to return to Rio Tinto

Real Salt Lake brought back Jefferson Savarino as a designated player. → Read More

Utes baseball coach suspended for two weeks for ‘a personnel matter’

Utah baseball coach Gary Henderson will miss nine games due to a two-week suspension, the university announced Wednesday. → Read More

Isaac Johnson, a former Top 100 basketball recruit, wants to play in Utah. These are the schools he’s considering.

After a season at Oregon, the former American Fork standout — at one time a four-star prospect and Top 100 recruit — entered the transfer portal. He’s since turned his focus to the three major schools in the Beehive State: BYU, Utah and Utah State. → Read More

Ute legend Luther Elliss says it’s ‘a dream come true’ to be back with Utah football

Luther Elliss joined the Utes staff after spending five years with the University of Idaho, where he coached the defensive line and two of his sons. One of his other sons, Jonah, is a current sophomore defensive end at Utah. → Read More

Oregon’s Isaac Johnson, a former American Fork standout, enters transfer portal

Former American Fork standout Isaac Johnson has entered the transfer portal after one season at Oregon → Read More

BYU women’s basketball seniors are not shying away from their lofty NCAA Tournament goal

The seniors on the BYU women's basketball team came back for one more year to go deep in the NCAA Tournament. Now, that time is here. → Read More

How BYU men’s basketball overcame NCAA Tournament disappointment to advance in NIT

The BYU men's basketball team advanced to the second round of the National Invitation Tournament. → Read More

Mark Pope says BYU men’s basketball still has plenty to play for in NIT

BYU men's basketball has an opportunity to win its first NIL title since 1966. → Read More

BYU women’s basketball to face Villanova in first round of NCAA Tournament

The BYU women's basketball team will face Villanova in the first round of the NCAA Tournament after earning the No. 6 seed. → Read More

What will Alex Barcello’s legacy be at BYU when his career is over?

When Alex Barcello’s college basketball career is officially over, will it be the start of his name being mentioned in the same breath as some BYU’s all-time greatest guards? Here's what some experts think. → Read More

BYU men’s basketball set for matchup with San Francisco in WCC Tournament quarterfinals

Las Vegas • Alex Barcello and BYU Athletic Director Tom Holmoe met briefly after the senior guard finished a television interview moments removed from the BYU men’s basketball team beating Loyola Marymount. Barcello laughed genuinely as the two men who have become prominent figures in the university’s athletic department parted ways for the evening. → Read More

BYU men’s basketball blowout over LMU good for NCAA Tournament chances

BYU men's basketball beat LMU by a wide margin, which is just what the Cougars needed in order to keep their position in an important predictive metric. → Read More

Eye on the Y: Why isn’t women’s basketball ranked higher by NCAA committee, AP?

A look around BYU athletics by The Salt Lake Tribune. → Read More

BYU men’s basketball trying ‘in earnest’ to add one extra game before regular season ends

The BYU men's basketball team would like to replace the game against Portland in January that was postponed, giving the Cougars one more opportunity to add to their tournament resume. → Read More

What a win over Saint Mary’s could mean for BYU men’s basketball’s NCAA Tournament chances

A win against Saint Mary's could do wonders for BYU men's basketball's NCAA Tournament chances. → Read More

BYU women’s basketball inches closer to second straight season of a perfect home record

BYU women's basketball is on the verge of two consecutive seasons of undefeated records at home. → Read More