By James Edward, Deseret News
Published: Thursday, Feb. 16 2012 10:00 a.m. MST
3A boys basketball state tournament capsules
The last state basketball championship for Dixie was not 1958. It was 1970. Please change your article.
Coach Melessa was the Pine View coach when they won State in the Burns Arena in2007(?) That game was crazy. The stands had probably 2000 more fans than shouldhave been there. It appears he has this Desert Hills team ready to go all theway again.
@Hank. I remember it well. I covered that Pine View-Dixie championship game in2007. I'll always remember when the arena staff moved both school's bandsdirectly behind press row on the baseline to create more room in the stands. Itwas utter chaos
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James Edward is a sports writer at the Deseret News, serving as the prep editor and Real Salt Lake beat writer. A graduate of the University of Utah in 1998, he has been a full-time sports writer of the Deseret News since more ..