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High school football: Deseret News 2014 preview schedule

Here's the preview schedule of the 119 region and team previews that the Deseret News will start to publish.

NFL locals photo gallery: Kyle Van Noy and Ezekiel Ansah chatting it up at camp

For the 66 football players with Utah connections currently on NFL rosters, training camp provides an opportunity to make an impression — and plenty of photogenic moments. Read more »

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Bingham High opens at No. 23 in the nation on USA Today High School poll

Bingham High School opens at No. 23 in the USA Today Super 25 Expert Rankings released Tuesday. The poll ranks the top high school football programs in nation. Read more »

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High school football: Louis Wong, Tony McGeary headline crop of 20 new coaches in 2014

Louis Wong, Tony McGeary, Mike Morgan and Ed Larson are among the veteran head coaches at new schools for the upcoming 2014 high school football season. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Recruiting central: Top 25 prep football prospects for college from the state of Utah

Player Position High School Height Weight Aggregate Stars Status Osa Masina LB Brighton 6-3 230 4.25 Not Committed Porter Gustin LB Salem Hills 6-4 240 4.25 Not Committed Andre James OL... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Guest commentary: Kids don't need to train — they just need to play

The recent increase in sports injuries can be traced to the rise of year-round training among the youth hyper-sporting culture. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Taylor Cole leads all minor leaguers in strikeouts; Jake Hannemann promoted

Former BYU pitcher Taylor Cole struck out 21 batters in 12 innings over the span of two starts this week, while fellow former Cougar Jake Hannemann shined after his promotion to advanced Single-A... Read more »

July 27, 2014

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Taylorsville High School alum John Buck signs with Angels, to join Salt Lake Bees

Buck signed a minor league deal Monday with the Los Angeles Angels, where he will join the Salt Lake Bees. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Brain injury changes the lives and tests the faith of a Draper family

Draper teen Pete Benda, 15, continues to defy the odds in recovering from a traumatic brain injury suffered while working on the set of a play at Juan Diego Catholic High School in October of 2012. Read more »

July 20, 2014

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Utah teams in 4th at National High School Finals Rodeo

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — All Utah teams stand in fourth place after Thursday at the National High School Finals Rodeo. The boys team has 1,917 points, trailing top-ranked Texas at 3,195. The girls team has 1,451.1 points, trailing... Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Utah staging strong showing in National High School Finals Rodeo

The first go-round of the 66th annual National High School Finals Rodeo concluded Wednesday, and the Beehive State finished with a strong showing. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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High school football: Bingham headlines Deseret News preseason top 25 rankings

Bingham, Timpview, Brighton, Jordan and East begin the year ranked in the top five of the Deseret News preseason top 25 rankings. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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50 days until kickoff: Players with Utah ties set to head to NFL training camps

Here's a look at players with Utah ties on NFL rosters as of Wednesday, with rookies noted, and the training camp reporting dates for all 32 teams. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Utah Sports Ruckus: Half-year sports awards

The first half of 2014 was a crazy time in Utah sports. There were titles won, coaches hired, opportunities squandered, records broken, awards received, players drafted, body parts lost and much... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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National High School Finals Rodeo: Rusty Wright tops sibling in saddle bronc finals chase

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Rusty Wright took over first place in saddle bronc riding from his brother Ryder on Tuesday evening with an 83 point-performance at the National High School Finals Rodeo. Katelyn Badham was still in... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Local college football prospects enjoy elite camp experience at Nike's The Opening

Top local prospects Porter Gustin (Salem Hills), Osa Masina (Brighton) and Andre James (Herriman) were among the select few to participate in what many consider the nation's top prep football camp. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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High school football: State champs all tabbed as teams to beat in 2014

Bingham, Timpview, Desert Hills, Judge, South Summit and Duchesne all begin the 2014 high school football season ranked No. 1 in their respective classifications. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Utahns in baseball mid-season awards: The best of the best in the first half of the season

Mashing together the MLB All-Star break and the ESPYs, here's the best of the best of the first half of baseball from baseball players with ties to the state of Utah. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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UHSAA hires former Davis coach Ryan Bishop as new assistant director

After coaching high school football for 16 years, the last 13 at Davis High, Ryan Bishop is resigning to replace Kevin Dustin as assistant director of the UHSAA. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Deseret News writer Amy Donaldson inducted into the Utah Softball Hall of Fame

Deseret News writer Amy Donaldson was inducted into the Utah Softball Hall of Fame Friday afternoon. Read more »

July 12, 2014

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10 with ties to Utah set for NBA Summer League play

Here's a look at the local players who will be playing for teams at the NBA Las Vegas Summer League, as well as the two players who've participated in the Orlando Summer League. Read more »

July 10, 2014

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West High wrestling team of 1993-94 to hold reunion

The 1993-94 West High School wrestling team, which took second in 3A state, will have a reunion on Sunday, July 13, at Memory Grove Park at 5 p.m. Read more »

July 9, 2014

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BYU football: Box Elder's Riley Burt commits to the Cougars (updated)

Riley Burt is a 6-foot-2, 195-pound athlete who is a natural fit for BYU, according to his high school coach, Robbie Gunter. Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Olympic marathoner Ryan Hall takes time from vacation to talk running philosophy with local prep athletes

Ryan Hall brought his father, Mickey Hall, to Utah for a fishing trip. The two shared a workout and running advice with Wasatch High athletes and a handful of local high school coaches and elite... Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Utah AAU programs producing top talent as another offseason draws to a close

Utah isn't short of hardwood talent, and this year's AAU teams have proven as much once again with several players receiving increasing collegiate interest. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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