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Timpview standout Britain Covey announces commitment to Utes

Britain Covey, the 2014 Deseret News Mr. Football winner, said that he will head to the University of Utah.

A Super Bowl 1st-timer, Utah native Sealver Siliga hasn't forgotten where he came from

Siliga is set to become the first Copper Hills High graduate to play in a Super Bowl when his New England Patriots take on the defending champion Seattle Seahawks on Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX at... Read more »

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High school boys basketball: Unlikely Jake Haram steals spotlight in Hunter victory

Jake Haram scored all 11 of his points in the fourth quarter Tuesday, including the game-winner with 8.2 seconds remaining, to lift Hunter past Taylorsville in a battle of Region 2 unbeatens. Read more »

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High school boys basketball: Postseason approach helps push Orem past Olympus

The Tigers were led by a stingy defensive effort and a game-high 22 points from Will Clark. Read more »

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Utah's first family of boxing loses one of its youngest members with the death of Kade Fullmer

Kade Fullmer, a former all-state football player for Bingham whose college career was cut short when he lost his hand in a boating accident, died of an apparent drug overdose on Sunday morning. He... Read more »

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'Next man up' mantra opened door for East High's Will Tukuafu to reach 2nd Super Bowl

East High's Will Tukuafu and Tony Moeaki both joined Seattle midseason when injuries to other players caused the Seahawks to sign them. Both have played a role in adding depth and experience on a... Read more »

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Major League Baseball: Rockies bring their brand to youth clinic in Woods Cross

As part of the 2015 Colorado Rockies Caravan, five members of the major league organization were involved in putting on a youth baseball clinic Tuesday for a small, select group of young ballplayers at the USA Sports House in Woods... Read more »

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High school sports: Preps of the week

JOHN MANNING, Juan Diego, wrestling: This freshman wrestler joined some very elite company at the Rockwell Rumble at UVU two weeks ago. The fourth-seed heading into his 138-pound weight class,... Read more »

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'In Football We Trust' puts a religious twist on a familiar story

"In Football We Trust" is not the first film to paint the dream of professional sports as an all-or-nothing venture, but it may be the first to suggest that religion offers an alternative path to... Read more »

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Doug Robinson: 'In Football We Trust' explores Polynesians' obsession with gridiron

A Utah-made movie, which premiered this weekend at the Sundance Film Festival, follows the lives of four Polynesian football players to chronicle the pressures they face to pull their families out... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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Utah Utes still pursuing several big-time prospects as national letter of intent day draws near

Utah recruiting took a bit of a blow with a couple of previously committed players opting for Oregon State. Those losses have been supplemented by a recent influx of promising prospects —... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Wasatch showing cohesiveness as it racks up another Region 8 win

The Springville Red Devils made a visit to The Nest in Heber City on Friday night and were rudely welcomed by the Wasatch Wasps 59-45. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Boys basketball: Defense sparks the Knights' comeback win over the Vikings

Pleasant Grove controlled the opening tip and proceded to control the game for the first half. Lone Peak was consistent through the complete game, but they picked up the defense in the second half.... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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High school girls basketball: American Fork gets past Riverton

Sheperd leads American Fork past Riverton, 50-39. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Layton senior Jarriesse Blackmon comes up big in showdown with Davis

In a Region 1 showdown whose raucous atmosphere seemed like a state championship clash, Layton High showed that Davis isn't the only one with a prime-time player as Jarriesse Blackmon poured in 30... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Supporting cast steps up in Juan Diego victory over Park City

Juan Diego started slow with leading scorer Gabe Colosimo out with a sprained knee, but it pulled away from Park City with a strong second half to move into sole possession of first place in Region 10. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Utah high schoolers who've reached the Super Bowl

Based on information from Pro Football Reference and the official Super Bowl website, 25 players who attended Utah high schools have advanced to the Super Bowl, with two more to join the fold this... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Alta soars with 62-48 road win over Bingham

Mariah Martin scored 18 points, 12 in the fourth quarter, as the Alta Hawks improved to (13-6, 5-1) with a 62-48 road win over Bingham. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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UHSAA's board of trustees rejects making changes to 2015-17 alignment

Appeals from East, Highland, Roy and Ogden were not granted as UHSAA's board of trustees voted 12-10, with two abstaining, to leave the alignment as they approved it in December. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Masina, Gustin develop friendship that may lead them to the same college

Throughout the recruiting process Utah's top two prospects, Brighton's Osa Masina and Salem Hills' Porter Gustin, have developed a relationship that may lead to them attending the same university. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Bountiful dumps Highland to take the lead in Region 6

The Braves used a suffocating zone defense and 27 points from Zac Seljaas to overwhelm the Rams for the outright Region 6 lead. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Tyler Brimhall's 27 points lift Logan past rival Mountain Crest

Logan's Tyler Brimhall scored 27 points, including the bulk of his team's points in the third and fourth quarters, as the Grizzlies rallied past Mountain Crest for the critical Region 5 overtime victory. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Decision time looms for state of Utah's top in-state football prospects

Most experts agree that the 2015 Utah prep football recruiting class is the best the state has ever produced. So where are many of the top prospects leaning as national letter of intent day fast... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Warriors hold off Lancers for first place in Region 2

The defending Region 2 champions Taylorsville Warriors began the defense of their title against the upstart Granger Lancers in their first test of the season. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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