Utah Valley Music Scene

Utah Valley Music Scene

The concept behind The Voice, an American reality television singing competition broadcast on NBC, is to discover new singing talent (solo or duets) among ambitious singers, 15 years of age and over, who are chosen from public auditions. The idea for the American...
David James Archuleta – Prepares for Return from Mormon Mission

David James Archuleta – Prepares for Return from Mormon Mission

David James Archuleta, born 28 December 1990, is well known as a successful recording artist, and young singing sensation. Many people will recall that in 2007, at the age of sixteen, he became one the youngest contestants on season seven of the popular television...
Mormon Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah and the 2013 NFL Draft

Mormon Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah and the 2013 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft begins Thursday, 25 April 2013, in New York. With that, Kenneth Arthur reporting for SB Nation states that there is a lot to think about, including a question about the birth certificate of Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah, a member of The Church of...
Mormon Mia Love: Re-Entering the Congressional Race in 2014?

Mormon Mia Love: Re-Entering the Congressional Race in 2014?

A recent article in The Washington Times by Valerie Richardson titled “Rising GOP star ponders another run in Utah” suggests that Mia Love, the current Mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, may be considering running for congress again. Love, who is a member of...
John Zamudio

John Zamudio

The three main questions of life are: Where did I come from?, Why am I here?, and Where am I going? Though many people take the time to ponder all three questions, the one that perhaps most people spend a considerable amount of time contemplating is the question,...
Mormon David Archuleta Releases New Album

Mormon David Archuleta Releases New Album

David James Archuleta (born 28 December 1990) is an American singer-songwriter and actor from Murray, Utah. At ten years old, he won the children’s division of the Utah Talent Competition which led to other television singing appearances. When he was twelve...
Brian McDonald

Brian McDonald

Brian McDonald from Buena Vista, California, is the son of George Ashford and Juanita McDonald. He has an older brother who played receiver at Illinois State University. Brian, himself, was a running back for the BYU Cougars from 2000 until 2001. He was recruited by...
Matteo

Matteo

Matteo is a music group made up of four members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who served their missions in Taiwan, China. While on their missions they discovered a passion for Chinese music. That passion led them to learn new instruments that have...
Mormon Jabari Parker’s High School Jersey Retired

Mormon Jabari Parker’s High School Jersey Retired

To say that Chicago’s Simeon High senior, Jabari Parker, is a phenomenal basketball player, should come as no surprise to anyone. Jabari’s superb athletic abilities kept him ranked as the top recruit in the Class of 2013, right up until Huntington, West...
Mormon Manti Te’o – Keeping His Head in the Game

Mormon Manti Te’o – Keeping His Head in the Game

After a recent major upset in his life caused by a hoax that purported that he had a girlfriend,  Lennay Kekua, who had supposedly died of leukemia on the same day as his beloved grandmother, Manti Te’o, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
Dennis Pitta

Dennis Pitta

Dennis Michael Pitta, born 29 June 1985 in Fresno, California to parents Dennis and Linda Pitta, is an American football tight end for the Baltimore Ravens, number 88, of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Ravens in the fourth round (114th...
Mormon Basketball Legend Krešimir Ćosić: A Leader Among Men

Mormon Basketball Legend Krešimir Ćosić: A Leader Among Men

Krešimir Ćosić, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was born on 26 November 1948 in Zagreb, the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Croatia. He is the son of son of Ante and Darinka Ćosić. He was raised in Zadar, Yugoslavia, now...
Jabari Parker’s Mormon Connection at Duke University

Jabari Parker’s Mormon Connection at Duke University

Jabari Parker, the 17-year-old basketball sensation from Chicago verbally committed to play basketball for Duke University on Thursday, 20 December 2012, during a press conference that was held at the school he attends, Simeon Career Academy. He intends to be a...
Mormon Fighting Irishman Manti Te’o

Mormon Fighting Irishman Manti Te’o

Manti Malietau Louis Te’o,  a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is an American collegiate football player of Samoan descent. Growing up on the island of Oahu, he was one of the most decorated high school athletes in Hawaii’s...
Mitch Smith

Mitch Smith

Mitch Smith was was an all-conference basketball player for the University of Utah in the late 1980s prior to going to play in Europe for 10 years. According to Mitch, he should have never played basketball for the University of Utah, and the thought of becoming a...
The Mormon Presence in Congress

The Mormon Presence in Congress

Mitt Romney, a devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is perhaps one of the most renowned Mormon politicians. Although he lost the presidential election, the presence of Mormons in Congress is still rather substantial. When Congress...
David James Archuleta Videos

David James Archuleta Videos

David James Archuleta, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly referred to as the Mormon Church) is currently serving a two-year mission in South America, in the country of Chile, where he gets to teach the gospel of Jesus Christ on a...
Orrin Hatch

Orrin Hatch

Republican Utah First elected to the US Senate in 1976.  In 1976 in his first run for public office, he was elected to the United States Senate, defeating Democrat Frank Moss, a three-term incumbent. Among other issues, Hatch criticized Moss’s 18-year tenure in...
Mormon Jabari Parker: Will He Serve a Mission?

Mormon Jabari Parker: Will He Serve a Mission?

Jabari Parker, a senior at Simeon High School in Chicago, is a devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is considered one of the top basketball recruits in the nation, in fact, he is the No. 1 ranked senior, and he is currently considering...
Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling:  violinist, musician, dancer, performance artist, and composer. She presents choreographed violin performances, both live and in music videos, including on her YouTube channel.  In 2007, Stirling introduced her YouTube channel, Lindseystomp, which...

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