High School Sports
A Utah-made movie follows the lives of four Polynesian football players to chronicle the pressures they face.
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 »
Layton's Sunnie Martinez scored a game-high 19 points and the Lancers also got clutch contributions from Megan Benson, Hailey Bassett, Clara Wood and Joy Christensen as they shot down defending 5A girls basketball champion Fremont... Read more »
Trailing by a point at the end of the first quarter Davis outscored Northridge by 15 points to take a 39-25 at the half. Read more »
Kobe Shatto scored 24 points and Coleman Sorensen chipped in 14 as No. 5 Valley beat Diamond Ranch 67-61 on the road Wednesday night. Read more »
Boys and girls basketball results from Wednesday. Read more »
Spencer Curtis scored a career-high 32 points as Jordan held on for the victory over Cottonwood, which certainly didn't come easy after the Colts trimmed a 22-point lead down to six in the final few minutes. Read more »
This game was a battle with both teams staying within a few shots of each other throughout. Read more »
With the game tied at halftime, Spanish Fork controlled the second stanza to get the win. Hunter Schofield led the way with 21 points. Read more »
American Fork holds off Lehi's late rally to win region opener. Read more »
Pleasant Grove won its opening region game against the Thunder of Westlake by playing keep away in the last 45 seconds to hold the lead and finish 63-56. Read more »
Most of us would be glad to make 16 of 19 shots while playing basketball on the driveway — with nobody guarding us. Davis High's Jesse Wade did just that Tuesday night, pouring in a career-high 46 points in the Darts' 71-54... Read more »
From all around the state, 86 of Utah’s best high school wrestlers came together Tuesday night at the UCCU Center to square off in a series of high-profile bouts from all classifications. Read more »
Trailing by as many as 14 points in the second half, Alta rallied past previously unbeaten Bingham to open Region 3 play with the surprising victory. Read more »
Orem did just enough to fend off a late Corner Canyon rally and come away with a 61-60 win at home Tuesday. Read more »
JEFF ARENS, Riverton, boys basketball: This senior's consistent play throughout the Riverton Holiday Tournament over the break led the 'Wolves to a 3-1 record and a 58-48 overtime victory over Juan... Read more »
Valley pitcher Kobe Shatto led the Buffaloes to the 1A state championship with a perfect 6-0 record on the mound and a .493 batting average at the plate. Read more »
Two Utah prep standouts capture the national spotlight in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Read more »
Local prep coaches share some of their favorite excuses offered by teenage players hoping to escape the monotony and demands of practices. Read more »
Eight players with local ties played in this weekend's NFL wild card playoff games. Here's a look at photos from their play. Read more »
HIGHLAND — Nick Curtis led the Knights with 17 points with 11 rebounds in an easy win over Snow Canyon 71-36. Read more »
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Kade Fullmer, a former all-state football player for Bingham whose college career was cut short when he lost his hand in a boating accident, died of an apparent drug overdose on Sunday morning. He... 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 »
"In Football We Trust" is not the first film to paint the dream of professional sports as an all-or-nothing venture, but it may be the first to suggest that religion offers an alternative path to... Read more »
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 »
Bailey Rasmussen has worked hard to help the Spartans succeed in basketball. She and the team's other four seniors have played in the offseason, which has translated into success during the prep... 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 »
JOHN MANNING, Juan Diego, wrestling: This freshman wrestler joined some very elite company at the Rockwell Rumble at UVU two weeks ago. The fourth-seed heading into his 138-pound weight... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Sheperd leads American Fork past Riverton, 50-39. 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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