High School Sports
Stay up to date on all the prep football playoff action from around the state.
High school girls soccer: Desert Hills scores 5 unanswered goals to stun No. 1 Bear River in 3A tourney
Facing a 2-0 deficit at the break and playing with just nine players, No. 2 Desert Hills stormed back and scored five unanswered goals in the second half to stun No. 1 Bear River, 5-2, and advance to the 3A semifinals on Saturday... Read more »
A year after there were no tiebreaker state tournament play-in games, as many as five could happen this year if results unfold in certain ways in the upcoming Week 10. Read more »
The Rebels scored on all five possessions in the first half to top Altamont, 35-0. Read more »
After dropping two of its final three games of the regular season, No. 1 Davis has now won two straight playoff games, including a 4-0 quarterfinal victory over No. 2 Riverton Thursday afternoon, to get back on track and advance to... Read more »
Max Tooley returned a blocked field goal and an interception for touchdowns and teammate Mana Vea added a 70-yard fumble return as Bountiful kept its hopes alive for a 4A home playoff game with a dominating Region 6 win. Read more »
DAVIS 4, RIVERTON 0: Madi Garlock led the Darts with two goals in the win over Riverton. Haylee Cacciacarne and Regyn Youngberg also contributed goals, and Abby O'Brien earned the shutout. ALTA 3, PLEASANT GROVE 2: Sadie Mertlich... Read more »
Junior defender Olivia Burnett provided the final PK to give the Timberwolves a hard-fought victory and a spot in the 4A state semifinals. Read more »
A misinterpretation of a rule has caused Orem to forfeit a 41-2 rout of Mountain View. The Tigers, though, haven't let that stop their playoff push Read more »
Salem Hills took the ground on offense and relied on their tested and tenacious defense to grab the win over Maple Mountain on Wednesday night. Read more »
Timpview remained undefeated, beating Wasatch 24-3 on its Senior Night during Wednesday Region 8 action. Read more »
Lone Peak held on to beat Westlake, 31-24, Wednesday night. Read more »
American Fork was once again led by running back Zach Katoa who had over 100 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and quarterback Tanner Smith also had a pair of touchdowns in the 30-10 win. Read more »
The Buffaloes defeated the Mustangs in 3 sets on senior night. This win sends them into the region tournament on 2 straight victories. Read more »
It is fitting that on senior night and its last home game of the regular season, American Fork clinched the Region 4 outright championship with a convincing 30-10 victory over Pleasant Grove. Read more »
Battling for second place in the region, the Jordan Beetdiggers and Brighton Bengals put on a show that featured some spectacular passing, gritty running and timely defensive stops. Read more »
Trailing 20-6 with just over three minutes remaining, Corner Canyon quarterback Mike Ebeling delivered two touchdown passes and a two-point conversion as the Chargers came from behind in thrilling... Read more »
Jordan football coach Eric Kjar anticipates the game against Brighton, a region team that Jordan looks forward to competing with every year. Kjar explains what the team is changing this week with... Read more »
In spite of the controversy going on in professional football, high school football remains a ritual and a welcome event in towns and cities everywhere in this country. It’s a social event, too. Read more »
Kobe Shatto’s one-hitter will undoubtedly be marked as one of the great performances in Utah state high school baseball championships. Read more »
As the game started, Pleasant Grove appeared to control the clock and the scoring as it led at the end of the opening period, 14-0, and held the ball for almost eight minutes of the opening 12. But... Read more »
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OREM — We're covering all four courts throughout the 1A volleyball tournament today. Read the preview story here For scores and schedule click here Court 1... Read more »
The Deseret News will be providing scoring updates for every playoff game in the state on our high school scoreboard page . Because of the holiday, games are being played throughout the afternoon... Read more »
News and notes on the high school football playoffs as only George Felt can provide. Read more »
Here's a look at Parry's Power Guide for the first full week of playoff games. Read more »
The fourth-ranked Snow Canyon Warriors upset top-ranked Morgan in a thrilling five-set victory at UVU's UCCU Center on Thursday. Snow Canyon won 25-16, 25-15, 15-25, 22-25, 15-13. It was their... Read more »
BYU is in the midst of four game losing streak, while Utah has won three in a row. How have the team’s recent performances affected recruiting? Read more »
Check out the updated high school football state tournament pairings for 5A, 4A, 3AA, 3A, 2A and 1A. Read more »
Dave Urbanski of The Blaze writes that there's more to Jason Money than one lapse in judgment during a football game. Read more »
Under lights salvaged from another school, they cheer as their sons, grandsons and great grandsons demolish yet another team in the eight-man game. Almost every boy at the school is involved with... Read more »
High school football: Improbable final play lifts Maple Mountain over Spanish Fork in 4A play-in game
With the game seemingly over, two Maple Mountain seniors came through in a big way to secure a miracle win and a ticket to the 4A playoffs. Read more »
Five of the six high school football defending champs head into this year's playoffs ranked No. 1 in their respective classification by the Deseret News. Read more »
In a battle of the best of Region 13, defending champion Enterprise claimed the first two sets of the match and held on in the fourth frame to outlast Delta, 3-1, and be crowned 2A state champs for... Read more »
The 4A state playoffs kick off Friday with Timpview the obvious favorite in most people's minds. But in order for the Thunderbirds to repeat as champions they'll have to wade through many other top... Read more »
1A volleyball tournament: Top teams continue to be competitive despite the ups and downs of high school sports
Graduation can drastically change a roster, especially for the state's smallest schools. But some programs have found ways to remain competitive, no matter who is on the court. Read more »
Here's a team-by-team look at the boys basketball schedules for the upcoming 2014-2015 high school basketball season. Read more »
The Valley Buffaloes volleyball team made it to the state tournament for the first time in six years. The team is nervous, but ready for the challenge. Read more »
Updates on Utah Utes, high school sevens and the Park City Haggis Read more »
The Rich High Rebels captured the 1A North Division title and a much-deserved home playoff game with the Monument Valley Cougars. Read more »
Roy running back Matty Matautia rushed for four touchdowns in the first half as Roy dominated Orem for the 4A first-round victory. Read more »
Ben Aikuli was just 6 years old when he and his 11-year-old brother fled their home from the civil war that ravaged their village in Africa. They eventually made their way to Utah, where Aikuli is... Read more »
Enterprise relied on hustle to earn opening-round victories over Emery and North Summit in the 2A volleyball tournament. Read more »
The 3A semifinals will feature three teams from Region 9 and No. 1-ranked Morgan. The Trojans will play Desert Hills at 12:30 p.m., while the Dixie Flyers will take on the Snow Canyon Warriors at 10:30 a.m. Read more »
The 1A, 2A and 3A volleyball tournaments take place at UVU's UCCU Center this week. Unpredictability reigns entering the tournaments. Read more »
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