High School Sports
More than 640 high school athletes from the 2014 graduating class are moving on to play college sports on either an academic or athletic scholarship. Read more »
Here's a look at the 644 high school seniors from the 244 graduating class who received an athletic and/or academic scholarship to play college sports. Read more »
Here's a rundown of the all-region teams from 11 of the state's 16 regions that participated in baseball this spring. 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 baseball: 2 rare feats highlight Spanish Fork's 16-0 drubbing of Mountain Crest in 4A tourney
Spanish Fork coach Shoe Nelson has seen a lot of things over the years, but he’s not sure that he had seen what sophomore Nic Roberts did in the top of the fourth inning of the Dons'... Read more »
Baseball 4A PLAYOFFS BOUNTIFUL 3, MOUNTAIN CREST 2: Tanner Redding pitched six shutout innings, and then teammate Parker Depasquale came on in the seventh to narrowly preserve the save as... Read more »
Pleasant Grove jumped all over Layton in the 5A elimination game, scoring 10 runs in the first three innings en route to the shutout victory to advance to Friday's title game. Read more »
Jacob Dirkson struck out seven and only allowed two hits — back to back in the fifth — in a complete-game outing that booked Jordan’s spot in the state title game with a 9-2... Read more »
OREM — For a moment during Bountiful’s 3-2 win over Mountain Crest Thursday, Braves coach Clark Stringfellow felt he might have blown it. Starting pitcher Tanner Redding had been... Read more »
Pleasant Grove beat Copper Hills and Bingham in the 5A one-loss bracket at Kearns High to keep its title hopes alive. Read more »
High school baseball: Maverick Buffo leads Spanish Fork to come-from-behind win in 4A tournament thriller
The Dons used a great effort from Maverick Buffo on the mound and an offensive spark in the sixth to get by the Bees and advance in the 4A State Tournament. Read more »
After committing four errors earlier in the game, Jordan's Mason Krueger came on in the relief in the seventh inning and helped the 'Diggers close out Lone Peak for the victory in the 5A winner's bracket. 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 »
Baseball, boys soccer and softball results from Tuesday. Read more »
Layton battled back from a 6-4 deficit to top Copper Hills in eight innings and advance in the 5A winners bracket. 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 »
Porter Guston came up just short of a no-hit bid in front of as many as 13 college recruiters Monday at Brent Brown Ballpark. Read more »
With all of Box Elder's players standing up and superstitiously shaking their rally caps in the top of the first inning of their 4A baseball tournament matchup against Mountain View, the Bees... Read more »
Down 1-0 heading into the bottom of the seventh, an opportunistic Taylorsville team scored twice, including the game-winner on a throwing error, to advance in the 5A one-loss bracket. 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 »
Soon after center fielder Dallin Williams squeezed the final out in Grantsville’s 8-7 3A title win over Desert Hills Saturday, the Cowboys' players went out of their way to acknowledge... Read more »
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