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High school football: American Fork's James Empey and Zach Katoa lead Cavemen into 5A title game

Offensive lineman James Empey and running back Zach Katoa have helped form one of the state's best rushing attacks. Read more »

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Published Nov. 18, 2014

High school football: Fernandes, Monkres worked together as assistants at Roy High

Head coaches Fred Fernandes and Blaine Monkres, whose respective Roy and Dixie football teams will be seeking state championships Friday, got their first high school coaching jobs in the ’80s... Read more »

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Published Nov. 18, 2014

Amy Donaldson: Kafentzis ends his prep career with 15 state records, many other accomplishments

A state title, region titles, as well as 15 state records and several national records, are just some of the evidence that Jordan's Austin Kafentzis was a special and rare talent. He plans to... Read more »

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Published Nov. 16, 2014

High school football: Fumble recovery preserves win for Hurricane

High school football: Fumble recovery preserves win for Hurricane. Read more »

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Published Nov. 15, 2014

High school football: Royals romp past Chargers, reach 4A state finals for first time since 1981

Baby Tee Eteuati and Matty Matautia each scored a pair of touchdowns, Tyler Skidmore threw for 308 yards and another score, and Roy's defense was dominant in a 39-0 victory that vaulted the Royals... Read more »

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Published Nov. 15, 2014

High school football: Future bright for Desert Hills after loss

A year after claiming the 3AA football title, Desert Hill was bounced from the tournament with a 17-14 loss to Dixie at Rice-Eccles Stadium Friday night. Read more »

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Published Nov. 14, 2014

High school football: Covey, Espinoza power Timpview attack past Woods Cross

It didn't take long for senior quarterback Britain Covey and senior wide receiver Jordan Espinoza to get on the same page. Read more »

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Published Nov. 14, 2014

3A football championship: Judge relies on relentless, versatile rushing attack to win 3A title, set records

CEDAR CITY — The Judge football team knows its ground game is special. They don’t rely on a single player, and they can adjust to almost anything a defense throws at them. But none... Read more »

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Published Nov. 14, 2014

1A football championship: Rich Rebels rely on stout defense to earn first title since 2009

CEDAR CITY — Rich senior Jayden Wallentine hoped he’d be able to make a positive contribution to the Rebels' quest for a 1A state title. As it turned out, he was key in the... Read more »

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Published Nov. 14, 2014

High school football: Turnovers, T-Birds put end to Wildcats' terrific season again

For the fourth consecutive season, Woods Cross saw its football season ended by a state playoff loss to Timpview. This time, it was turnovers and mistakes that killed the Wildcats in a 41-13 defeat... Read more »

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Published Nov. 14, 2014

High school football: Second quarter surge lifts Timpview past Woods Cross 41-13

Quarterback Britain Covey led the way with 402 yards of total offense and six touchdowns. His favorite target was Jordan Espinoza, who had seven receptions for 240 yards and four touchdowns. Read more »

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Published Nov. 14, 2014

2A football championship: Wildcats rely on friendships to earn back-to-back titles

CEDAR CITY — Before they could tie their own shoes, Bracken Santos and Ty Jones were finding ways to have fun. “I’ve known him since I was 2 years old,” said Santos as... Read more »

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Published Nov. 14, 2014

Despite losing big to Roy, Corner Canyon is proud of its accomplishments

Corner Canyon took it on the chin Friday in a 39-0 loss to Roy — a disappointing end to an otherwise remarkable season. Read more »

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Published Nov. 14, 2014

High school football: Roy dominates trenches to post semifinal shutout

Roy's dominant defense forced five sacks and held Corner Canyon to just 137 yards of total offense to roll into next week's 4A state championship. Read more »

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Published Nov. 14, 2014

Bonus photo gallery: Bingham rolls past Riverton to 5A championship

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Published Nov. 14, 2014

Rare disease nearly sidelines Woods Cross standout, and now the teen appreciates the game, and life, even more

A rare blood disease nearly ended Woods Cross standout Braxton Gunther's football career. Instead, with the help of doctors and the support of his parents and coaches, the junior is leading the... Read more »

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Published Nov. 14, 2014

High school football: Backup Ben Boelter lifts Bingham to a 35-3 win over Riverton

Bingham quarterback Ben Boelter certainly didn't look the part of a backup, leading Bingham to a 35-3 win over Brighton to secure a return trip to the 5A State Championship Game. Read more »

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Published Nov. 13, 2014

High school football: American Fork forces 7 turnovers, rolls in 5A semifinal

American Fork's defense forced seven turnovers, which led to 38 straight points at one point in Thursday's 5A semifinal as the Cavemen advanced to their first state championship game since 1962. Read more »

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Published Nov. 13, 2014

High school football: Turnovers doom Pine View in semifinal loss to rival Dixie

Pine View coughed it up four times in Thursday's 3AA semifinal at Rice-Eccles Stadium while Dixie didn't turn the ball over once, which was certainly the difference in the game. Read more »

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Published Nov. 13, 2014

High school football: Defense does it for Dixie in semifinal win

Jeff Martinez was in the right place at the right time for the Dixie football team Thursday night. Read more »

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Published Nov. 13, 2014

High school football: Dixie's big 2nd quarter helps Flyers shock No. 1 Pine View in 3AA semifinals

No. 4 Dixie racked up 389 yards of total offense — 220 of which came on the ground — and outscored No. 1 Pine View 21-7 in the second quarter to knock off No. 1 Pine View 38-28 and... Read more »

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Published Nov. 13, 2014

American Fork looks the part of a champion in Thursday's dominating win over Brighton

It's been 52 long years since American Fork last won a state championship. But following Thursday's dominating complete team effort win over Brighton, the Cavemen look primed to end the long drought. Read more »

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Published Nov. 13, 2014

High school football: Brighton throws 5 picks in 5A semifinal loss to American Fork

The No. 2 Brighton Bengals threw an interception on four of their first six drives and coughed up three fumbles (one lost) in the opening half alone en route to a 58-28 loss to No. 1 American Fork... Read more »

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Published Nov. 13, 2014

High school football: 'Next man up' mentality keeps paying dividends for Miners

Bingham High's football program believes in a "next man up" mentality, so when starting QB Kyle Gearig was injured early in Friday's 5A semifinal game against Riverton, it's no surprise that senior... Read more »

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Published Nov. 13, 2014

High school football: Big plays doom Riverton in semifinal rout

Underdog Riverton allowed Bingham to convert key third downs early in Thursday's semifinals, big plays Bingham converted into touchdowns as it blew the game wide open. Read more »

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Published Nov. 13, 2014