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'In Football We Trust' film explores Polynesians' obsession with gridiron

A Utah-made movie follows the lives of four Polynesian football players to chronicle the pressures they face.

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 »

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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 »

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High school girls basketball: American Fork gets past Riverton

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

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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 »

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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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The Panguitch girls athletics program is going for its ninth state title in four years

The Panguitch High School girls basketball team set a new 1A record for consecutive wins. Panguitch's coach, Curtis Barney, says the team is something special. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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David Maynard, Herriman post big win over American Fork

David Maynard leads Herriman to win over American Fork. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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High school girls basketball: Alta hands Copper Hills 1st loss by focusing on offensive boards

Alta handed Copper Hills its first region loss, creating a three-way tie in the Region 3 standings. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Timpanogos takes big Region 7 win over Olympus

Sure, it only counts as one victory, no more than any other mark in the win column. But Timpanogos boys basketball coach Izzy Ingle called Tuesday's 49-42 road victory over Olympus "probably the best win our school's had in about 15... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Alta continues surge, holds off rival Brighton

Chris Roberts scored 19 points, including 12 in the fourth quarter, as Alta improved to 3-0 in Region 3 with an impressive wire-to-wire victory over rival Brighton. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Pleasant Grove fends off Riverton in the 2nd half

A solid defensive effort, and composure down the stretch, helped lift the Vikings in a key road win over the Silverwolves Tuesday. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Discussing football recruiting in Utah

In this week's edition of the Deseret News sports podcast, DeseretNews.com writer Ryan Miller joins fellow writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans to talk college football recruiting. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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High school sports: Viewmont girl, Cottonwood boy named preps of the week

KATIE TOOLE, Viewmont, girls basketball: Senior Katie Toole led the Vikings to two key victories last week. She helped the Vikings beat Davis in overtime with 20 points, and then she led the... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Community rallies around former hoops star who suffered accident on her LDS mission

Kendal Levine was hit by a car in September while serving an LDS mission in Australia. Last Thursday, her alma mater honored her at a game against region rival Tooele. Fans for both teams embraced... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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With matchup set, 5 players with Utah ties headed to Super Bowl XLIX

Three Utah colleges and three state high schools will be represented at this year’s Super Bowl. Here’s a look at the five players with Utah ties who will be on Super Bowl XLIX rosters. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Pleasant Grove wins the Rockwell Rumble as 2 freshmen win individual titles

Pleasant Grove won the Rockwell Rumble, besting 70 other teams from six different states. Two freshmen wrestlers won gold medals in an action-packed championship final round. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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