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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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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 boys soccer: Riverton Silverwolves ride defense to victory over Fremont Silver Wolves in 5A title game

Riverton used its fifth consecutive shutout to defeat Fremont 1-0 in the 5A title match at Rio Tinto Stadium, earning the first championship in program history. Read more »

May 22, 2014

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High school baseball: Bountiful uses 10-run rule to beat Skyline in 4A tournament

OREM — Patience at the plate can pay huge dividends in the run column. That was the mantra repeatedly preached by Bountiful coach Clark Stringfellow leading up to the Braves' matchup... Read more »

May 20, 2014

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High school baseball: Fast start sparks Mountain Crest to victory over Spanish Fork in 4A winners bracket

OREM — Mountain Crest pitcher Ben Weese was admittedly a bit anxious when he took the mound against tradition-laden Spanish Fork, but it hardly showed. The senior hurler shut out the... Read more »

May 20, 2014

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High School baseball: Logan rallies in the 7th to outlast Murray

OREM — When Jake Major got the nod and strolled out to the mound in the seventh inning of Logan’s battle against Murray, the inexperienced pitcher looked up and his coach and firmly said, “We are not losing this... Read more »

May 20, 2014

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Overcoming the unspeakable: Jordan pitcher finds purpose playing a sport he loves for a brother he lost

Valley senior Jacob Dirkson went from nearly flunking out of school to graduating with scholarship offers to play baseball. His pitching talent is helping the top-ranked Beetdiggers as they pursue... Read more »

May 19, 2014

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3A baseball tournament live stream: Juan Diego vs. Park City

OREM — Today we are covering the 3A state baseball tournament at Brent Brown Ballpark. Earlier today, Cedar defeated Pine View 3-0 to stay alive. Next up is Juan Diego (20-6) vs. Park... Read more »

May 16, 2014

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High school boys basketball: TJ Haws' career night fuels Lone Peak to history-making 4-peat

TJ Haws scored 29 points on a career-high eight 3-pointers and Zach Frampton added 24 more points as Lone Peak crushed Pleasant Grove to capture its fourth-straight 5A championship. Read more »

March 8, 2014

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High school boys basketball: Bountiful captures first state title since 1997 in dramatic fashion

Bountiful capped a 26-1 season with its first state championship since 1997 in dramatic fashion against Orem. Read more »

March 8, 2014

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High school football: Desert Hills scores on game's final play to clinch 3AA title win over Pine View

Desert Hills running back Landon Broadhead powers his way into the end zone from 2 yards out on the game's final play to give the Thunder a dramatic 27-21 victory over Pine View and the 3AA state... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2013

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High school football: Bingham caps perfect season with 5A championship

Bingham jumped out to a 21-0 first-half lead and then pulled away in the second half to capture its third 5A state championship in the past five years. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2013

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High school football: Gritty performance by Britain Covey propels Timpview to 4A state title

Junior quarterback Britain Covey leads the T-Birds to their second-straight 4A title with an impressive performance. The T-Bird defense came on strong in the second half in helping the team upset... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2013

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