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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 »
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 »
Utah teenager Jessie Bradley has been making waves in the Olympic weightlifting world after recently discovering the sport. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Brandon Gurney and Utezone's Dan Sorensen compiled a list of the state's top 25 recruits for 2015. Read more »
This is the second major tournament title for the Utah Lions, an all-star rugby team based in Utah. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Bountiful capped a 26-1 season with its first state championship since 1997 in dramatic fashion against Orem. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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