High School Sports
Lone Peak started the tournament a bit shaky, but finished strong in defeating rival Orem on the Tigers' court.
The Pine View Panthers hope their history of tough luck in championship games is behind them. Read more »
A strong season-long defensive effort has helped pave the way for the Desert Hills football team to march all the way to Friday's 3AA state championship game against Pine View. The two teams met in... Read more »
Malakai Solovi has rushed for 796 yards and nine touchdowns while adding 330 yards and four touchdowns on 15 receptions. Defensively, he’s tallied 35 tackles and seven interceptions. Read more »
Isaiah Kaufusi is a two-way starter for Brighton at linebacker and receiver, and like his father before him and numerous other cousins around the state, he's made a habit of harassing quarterbacks. Read more »
Brighton cornerback Alec McArdle has been a quality shutdown cornerback for the Bengals all season, which has allowed the coaching staff to be much more aggressive with the front seven. Read more »
High school football: Because of life-threatening head injury 15 years ago, East coach Brandon Matich savors each season
East coach Brandon Matich savors each moment on the football field. He cherishes every pregame speech and every postgame handshake. Read more »
High school football: Bingham quarterback took an unlikely path to lead Miners to 5A championship game
Kyle Gearig didn't imagine he'd be the top-ranked Bingham Miners' starting quarterback this season, let alone leading the team to this week's 5A state championship game. Read more »
A lot of familiar names dot the football roster at Timpview as it prepares to take on East for the 4A state championship this Friday at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Read more »
Pine View offensive coordinator Scott Anderson loves the theater and he loves football. He's pretty good at directing both interests to amazing success. Read more »
Britain Covey took over as Timpview's starting quarterback during the third game of the season and has since led his team to 11 straight wins. Read more »
Bizzy Phillips' dynamic performance this past fall has led to her selection as the Deseret News Ms. Soccer for the 2013 season. Read more »
2A MVP Morgan Fox Summit Academy, D, Sr. A well-rounded student-athlete who led with composure, initiative and passion for the game 2A FIRST TEAM FORWARDS Caroline Coats Jr.,... Read more »
Pine View star quarterback Kody Wilstead, who has thrown for more yards in one season than any quarterback in Utah history save one, is set to lead his team into Friday's 3AA state championship... Read more »
Ms. Soccer Bizzy Phillips Alta, MF, Sr. Goal-oriented energizer who sparked the Hawks with selflessness and 58 career scores. 5A MVP Nadia Gomes Brighton, F, Sr. Left for three... Read more »
Brighton has been the highest-scoring team in 5A this season, and a big reason why has been the tremendous success of three-year offensive line starters Jackson Barton, Nick Giles and Tyson Aldridge. Read more »
High school football: Bingham coach shared championship ring to help players understand the ultimate goal
Bingham head coach Dave Peck has allowed a different player to keep his ring for a week this season in trying to help his players understand the goal for which they've worked so hard this year.... Read more »
Toniuolevaiavea Fonoti, a former 6-foot-4, 340-pound All-American lineman at the University of Nebraska and a second-round NFL draft choice of the San Diego Chargers, has been an indispensable... Read more »
Nadia Gomes of Brighton, Sydney Oldroyd of Timpanogos, Hadli Gledhill of Dixie and Morgan Fox of Summit Academy have been named the 2013 Deseret News girls soccer MVPs. Read more »
When it comes to the 3AA football playoffs, Desert Hills has already faced two teams — Stansbury and Dixie — that it faced earlier this season. It'll happen again in Friday's state... Read more »
3A MVP Hadli Gledhill Dixie, D, Sr. A smart, strong defender who served as the field general and tirelessly worked to improve 3A FIRST TEAM FORWARDS Courtney Carpenter Sr.,... Read more »
4A MVP Sydney Oldroyd Timpanogos, GK, Sr. Happy-go-lucky 'keeper recorded 33 shutouts and two championships in solid career 4A FIRST TEAM FORWARDS Holly Daugirda So., Skyline,... Read more »
Provo announced the hiring of former Lone Peak coach Tony McGeary Sunday evening. Read more »
Park City High School's Haley Batten was a force to be reckoned with in the Utah High School Cycling League. Despite her age, 15, the freshman rode as a varsity competitor, winning all five of the... Read more »
Kaden Ellis, Henry Garcia, Mark Barnett and Max Barnett lead the way as Judge Memorial turned back Manti 36-22 for the 3A championship on Saturday at Weber State's snowbound Stewart Stadium, giving... Read more »
Duchesne stuffed Rich on a two-point conversion attempt at the 1-yard line with 2:14 remaining to preserve a gut-wrenching 14-13 victory at Weber State University. Read more »
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High school boys basketball: Lone Peak finishes off Great Western Shootout with strong win over Orem
Lone Peak started the three-day tournament a bit shaky, but finished strong in defeating rival Orem on the Tigers' home court. Read more »
Lone Peak’s TJ Haws certainly saved his best for last in the Knights' thrilling 49-46 win over Bishop O’Connell (Va.) Friday night at the Great Western Shootout. Read more »
American Fork rebounded from a tough loss to Denver East to take down a strong Overland team with an improbable end-of-the-game sequence. Read more »
The Davis High girls cross-country team finishes third, Davis boys are 17th and American Fork High earns seventh place at Nike Cross Country National Championships. Read more »
Emery faced Parowan and Enterprise in the 2A-3A boys preview, losing both games. Read more »
Several Utahns help LDS school Southern Virginia finish ranked No. 1 in final USCAA football coaches' poll
Following its most successful football season in school history, Southern Virginia edged Ave Maria University in the final United States Collegiate Athletic Association coaches' poll. Read more »
Here are the prep boys and girls basketball scores from around the state Tuesday night. Read more »
Pretty much nothing went as expected during the first day of competition at the Great Western Shootout hosted by Orem High School. Read more »
The high school wrestling season is kicking off with multiple meets across the state, and if those early meets are any indication, defending state champs Pleasant Grove, Maple Mountain, Delta,... Read more »
TJ Haws, Lone Peak, basketball: The sharpshooting marksman led the Knights to a 3-1 record in the Great Western Shootout last week. Read more »
The night started terribly for Davis High when one of the Darts' players broke his leg in pre game warm-ups, and it didn't ever get any better as the Alta Hawks soared to a 67-55 win in the two... Read more »
Emery survives in overtime with the help of Dillon Wilstead after Beaver hit a buzzer-beater three to force the game to overtime. Read more »
In the Vikings’ Wednesday night home victory over Highland, Viewmont head coach Jeff Emery was pleased with how his team handled losing a lead without losing the game. Read more »
No less than 12 Division I-bound high school players, including three committed to play at BYU, will be front and center at the Great Western Shootout's third annual affair at Orem High this week. Read more »
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