High School Sports

Olympic marathoner Ryan Hall takes time to talk running philosophy

Ryan Hall and his father, Mickey Hall, shared a workout and running advice with Wasatch High athletes.

Utah pitchers Mitch Watrous and Nick Green each drafted in second day of MLB Draft

The San Diego Padres drafted Utah junior pitcher Mitch Watrous in the eighth round of the 2014 Major League Baseball first-year player draft Friday afternoon, becoming the first player from the... Read more »

June 6, 2014

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High school baseball: State MVPs played biggest when it mattered most

The state's four MVPs for each classification brought a consistent approach which yielded big numbers and great leadership for their respective teams throughout the year. Read more »

June 6, 2014

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High school baseball: 4A All-State Team

Here's a look at the 2014 Deseret News 4A all-state baseball team as voted on by the coaches. Read more »

June 6, 2014

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High school baseball: 5A/4A/3A All-Star rosters announced

Here's a look at the 5A, 4A and 3A rosters for the senior high school baseball all-star games at Lindquist Field this Friday and Saturday. Read more »

June 6, 2014

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High school baseball: Jordan's Colton Shaver named Mr. Baseball recipient

Jordan catcher/pitcher Colton Shaver is the 2014 Deseret News Mr. Baseball winner after a dominant season in which he led the ’Diggers to the state championship. Read more »

June 6, 2014

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High school baseball: All-region teams

Here's a rundown of the all-region teams from 11 of the state's 16 regions that participated in baseball this spring. Read more »

June 6, 2014

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High school rodeo: Wright brothers soaring to new heights at Utah high school rodeo finals

Rusty Wright and his younger brother Ryder are two of the top cowboys at this year's Utah high school rodeo finals. Rusty, a two-time national champion in saddle bronc riding, has his sights set on... Read more »

June 5, 2014

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UHSAA may factor wins and losses into next round of high school realignment

In attempting to address issues like poverty, fee waivers and transient student populations, the UHSAA's executive committee voted to recommend the board of trustees factor success into the next... Read more »

June 5, 2014

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Desert Hills senior hopes to add state roping title to his national rodeo title

Dax Barnson, who just graduated from Desert Hills High, won the national team roping title last summer, but is hoping to get his first state title at this week's Utah high school rodeo finals. Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Ute pitcher Mitch Watrous leads this year's local MLB draft hopefuls

The 2014 Major League Baseball draft starts Thursday and Utah's Mitch Watrous is considered by most to be the state's top prospect. Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Utah teen Jessie Bradley making waves in Olympic weightlifting world

Utah teenager Jessie Bradley has been making waves in the Olympic weightlifting world after recently discovering the sport. Read more »

June 4, 2014

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High school rodeo: Participating in rodeo helps Bryce Valley student deal with medical condition

Participating in rodeo has been an outlet for a teenager from Bryce Valley who will compete in the prep rodeo championships this week. Read more »

June 3, 2014

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BYU basketball: Dalton Nixon opts to play for the 2014-15 season

Orem's Dalton Nixon hopes to help the team and aid with his own development by playing one year before leaving to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

June 3, 2014

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

Brandon Gurney and Utezone's Dan Sorensen compiled a list of the state's top 25 recruits for 2015. Read more »

June 2, 2014

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Utah rugby club rolls to High School Rugby Challenge title

This is the second major tournament title for the Utah Lions, an all-star rugby team based in Utah. Read more »

June 2, 2014

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Gallery of champions: Utah's high school sports title winners for the 2013-14 academic year

The 2013-2014 high school sports season officially came to a close last Friday when the UHSAA handed out its last of 89 state championship trophies. Read more »

May 29, 2014

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High school sports: Spring sports Academic All-State

Here's a look at all the student athletes from the spring sports who were named to the UHSAA Academic All-State teams. Read more »

May 26, 2014

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Amy Donaldson: Coach's request changes the way football players define family

The Skyline Eagles football team will host a dinner at the school on June 2 at 5:30 p.m. to benefit 4-year-old Ava Manwaring and her family. She's fighting neuroblastoma and the team has adopted her. Read more »

May 26, 2014

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High school sports: Desert Hills sets new Deseret News All-Sports point record

Desert Hills set a new overall Deseret News All-Sports point record by winning the 3A title this school year, while Lone Peak (5A), Skyline (4A), Emery (2A) and Panguitch (1A) also won titles. Read more »

May 26, 2014

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High school baseball: Jordan fights through adversity, clinches 5A title

OREM — Jordan’s baseball team wasn’t in a lot of close games this season, but on those rare occasions it always won. “They just know how to buckle down. It’s almost... Read more »

May 23, 2014

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High school baseball: Bountiful wins 1st baseball state championship in 26 years

OREM — Just like basketball. Winning state championships is becoming contagious at Bountiful these days. A few months after winning the 4A state championship in basketball, several of the... Read more »

May 23, 2014

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High school baseball: 2 rare feats highlight Spanish Fork's 16-0 drubbing of Mountain Crest in 4A tourney

Spanish Fork coach Shoe Nelson has seen a lot of things over the years, but he’s not sure that he had seen what sophomore Nic Roberts did in the top of the fourth inning of the Dons'... Read more »

May 22, 2014

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High school sports: Thursday's roundup

Baseball 4A PLAYOFFS BOUNTIFUL 3, MOUNTAIN CREST 2: Tanner Redding pitched six shutout innings, and then teammate Parker Depasquale came on in the seventh to narrowly preserve the save as... Read more »

May 22, 2014

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High school baseball: Pleasant Grove marches into 5A title game with 5th win this week

Pleasant Grove jumped all over Layton in the 5A elimination game, scoring 10 runs in the first three innings en route to the shutout victory to advance to Friday's title game. Read more »

May 22, 2014

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Lehi claims 5A softball title with come-from-behind win over Taylorsville

Both Lehi and Taylorsville fought hard for a shot at Thursday's 5A state softball championship. In the end, the Pioneers edged the Warriors in a 5-4 thriller. Read more »

May 22, 2014

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