High School Sports
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 »
Spencer Johnson leads American Fork to a 77-73 win over Lone Peak. Read more »
The Golden Eagles held the Wasps scoreless through the first quarter en route to their third region win on the early season. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Boys basketball and girls basketball results from around the state. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Lone Peak High School gained another victory beating Westlake, 86-75, Tuesday night. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Lone Peak beat against Lehi, 84-72, in boys basketball action. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Clemson University reported that Phanuel Kavita, who recently graduated from the school, will sign with his hometown team, Real Salt Lake. Read more »
Prep of the week include Lone Peak's Frank Jackson and Cottonwood's Andrea Brady. Read more »
Ten years after busting the BCS with Utah, Urban Meyer takes on Oregon in the national championship. Read more »
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 »
Bowen Sykes scored 24 points to lead Diamond Ranch to a 54-47 overtime upset victory over fourth-ranked Panguitch Read more »
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 »
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For the second time in three seasons, three former Utah high schoolers will be on Super Bowl rosters when Seattle and New England face off in Super Bowl XLIX. Seattle's Will Tukuafu (East High)... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Sheperd leads American Fork past Riverton, 50-39. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Alta handed Copper Hills its first region loss, creating a three-way tie in the Region 3 standings. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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