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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.

Amy Donaldson: Wrestling coaches hope 'Battle of the Shield' provides support for sport, outlet for rivalry

When Corner Canyon opened its doors two years ago, the Draper high school drew the majority of its students from Alta. The schools' wrestling coaches developed a traveling trophy that will... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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American Fork edges Lone Peak in double-OT thriller

Spencer Johnson leads American Fork to a 77-73 win over Lone Peak. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Maple Mountain continues impressive start with win over Wasatch

The Golden Eagles held the Wasps scoreless through the first quarter en route to their third region win on the early season. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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High school boys basketball: American Fork ekes out thriller over nemesis Lone Peak at Marriott Center

Despite playing in the largest venue in the state in front of a raucous Marriott Center crowd Friday night, American Fork played with the type of poise not many Cavemen teams have shown recently.... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Former player provides extra motivation to Stansbury in victory over rival Tooele

Kendal Levine was hit by a car while serving a mission in Australia in September. She attended Thursday's game against Stansbury's rival, Tooele, and watched her former teammates earn a 55-51 victory. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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High school girls basketball: Defense catapults Skyline past Murray

Skyline's defense forced Murray into 24 turnovers as it pulled away with a strong third quarter to move into sole possession of second place in Region 7. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Emery High wrestler inspires with what he has, not what he lacks

Nathan Urie, 16, is a successful high school wrestler and rodeo athlete. Born without most of his left arm, he has to find different ways to succeed in the sports he loves. In doing so, he inspires... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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High school basketball: Wednesday's roundup

Boys basketball and girls basketball results from around the state. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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High school girls basketball: Riverton knocks off Lone Peak to win back-to-back region road games

Less than 24 hours after knocking off Region 4 rival Herriman on the road, Riverton was far from being out of gas against Lone Peak Wednesday night as it walked away with an impressive 46-32 victory over the Knights. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Wasatch defends home court with upset of Salem Hills

Salem Hills visited Wasatch High on Tuesday night looking for a win in the region contest. The Wasps found their way to the lead, however, and never relented, winning the game 60-52. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Photo gallery: Lone Peak takes down Westlake

Lone Peak High School gained another victory beating Westlake, 86-75, Tuesday night. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Orem holds on for narrow win over visiting Murray

Too many missed free throws down the stretch managed to keep the Spartans alive before the Tigers finally finished them off with some precise execution in the game's final seconds. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Brighton suffocates Copper Hills in Region 3 opener

Brighton played a near-perfect first half, building a 23-point lead just 11 minutes into the game, as it dominated Copper Hills in the Region 3 opener. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Photo gallery: Jackson and Curtis lead Lone Peak past Lehi

Lone Peak beat against Lehi, 84-72, in boys basketball action. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Utah high school football all-region teams for 5A, 4A, 3AA and 3A

Here's a rundown of the all-region football teams for 5A, 4A, 3AA and 3A as determined by the coaches from each individual region. These all-region football teams were chosen by each individual... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Granger player, coach team up to overcome hearing impairment, find basketball success

Melisa Kadic's coaches weren't aware that she couldn't hear much of their instruction during games until an assistant coach who struggled — and succeeded — with the same disability... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Highland High grad Phanuel Kavita to sign with Real Salt Lake

Clemson University reported that Phanuel Kavita, who recently graduated from the school, will sign with his hometown team, Real Salt Lake. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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High school sports: Preps of the week

Prep of the week include Lone Peak's Frank Jackson and Cottonwood's Andrea Brady. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Morning links: Former Utah coach Urban Meyer set for national championship game

Ten years after busting the BCS with Utah, Urban Meyer takes on Oregon in the national championship. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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NFL locals photo gallery: Smith scores, Wagner registers nine tackles

Eight players with local ties played in this weekend's NFL divisional playoff games. Here's a look at how they performed, as well as photos from their play. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2015

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Sykes leads Diamond Ranch to the upset of No. 4 Panguitch, 54-47, in OT

Bowen Sykes scored 24 points to lead Diamond Ranch to a 54-47 overtime upset victory over fourth-ranked Panguitch Read more »

Jan. 10, 2015

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High school boys basketball: American Fork cruises past Pleasant Grove

A bit 17-2 run out of the gate keyed a relatively comfortable win for the Cavemen Friday over Region 4 foe Pleasant Grove. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2015

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