High School Sports
BRITAIN COVEY, Timpview football: Covey helped Timpview High become only the sixth team in state history to capture 10 football state championships. The junior spearheaded the Thunderbirds’... Read more »
Desert Hills predicated its team image on the No. 1 statistical defense in 3AA. It paid off. The darkside unit powered the Thunder past Pine View, 27-21, in the state championship Friday at... Read more »
Bingham's offensive line shines as the Miners beat Brighton in the 5A state championship game on Friday. Read more »
Timpview's defense stood tall in a dominating second-half effort to provide the T-Birds with their second-straight 4A state championship. 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 »
Pine View coach Ray Hosner expressed pride with how his team competed and genuine happiness for the opposition following his team's 27-21 loss to Desert Hills in the 3AA state championship game. Read more »
Brighton High had a game plan — keep its offense on the field, and keep Bingham's offense off of it — going into Friday's 5A state championship game. But the Miners beat the Bengals at... 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 »
Despite falling to Timpview in the 4A championship game Friday afternoon, the East Leopards broke several records in 2013. Read more »
After finishing third in their 3AA South Region during the regular season, the Desert Hills Thunder caught fire in the playoffs and find themselves playing for the state championship — a... Read more »
Pine View and Desert Hills, two teams from relatively warm and sunny St. George, will make the long drive north to tangle for the 3AA state high school football championship Friday evening at the... Read more »
The Leopards (13-0) and Thunderbirds (12-1), who exchanged fatal blows in consecutive seasons (2011-12) in the semifinals, have been the best from the onset, and at 11 a.m. Friday at Rice-Eccles... Read more »
Both top-ranked Bingham and second-ranked Brighton feel they have something to prove when they face each other in Friday's 5A state championship game at 2:30 p.m. at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Read more »
Bingham's P.I.E. leadership program has helped the Miners achieve new heights by asking players to take care of one another. Read more »
Duchesne captured its fifth state championship and, as an added benefit, became the first school to celebrate three consecutive undefeated, untied seasons. (East went unbeaten from 1937-39, but... Read more »
This Friday's 4A championship game features what could well be considered the marquee matchup of the year when Timpview's top-ranked defense takes on East's punishing and prolific offense. Read more »
The Pine View Panthers hope their history of tough luck in championship games is behind them. Read more »
A strong season-long defensive effort has helped pave the way for the Desert Hills football team to march all the way to Friday's 3AA state championship game against Pine View. The two teams met in... Read more »
Malakai Solovi has rushed for 796 yards and nine touchdowns while adding 330 yards and four touchdowns on 15 receptions. Defensively, he’s tallied 35 tackles and seven interceptions. Read more »
Isaiah Kaufusi is a two-way starter for Brighton at linebacker and receiver, and like his father before him and numerous other cousins around the state, he's made a habit of harassing quarterbacks. Read more »
Brighton cornerback Alec McArdle has been a quality shutdown cornerback for the Bengals all season, which has allowed the coaching staff to be much more aggressive with the front seven. Read more »
High school football: Because of life-threatening head injury 15 years ago, East coach Brandon Matich savors each season
East coach Brandon Matich savors each moment on the football field. He cherishes every pregame speech and every postgame handshake. Read more »
High school football: Bingham quarterback took an unlikely path to lead Miners to 5A championship game
Kyle Gearig didn't imagine he'd be the top-ranked Bingham Miners' starting quarterback this season, let alone leading the team to this week's 5A state championship game. Read more »
A lot of familiar names dot the football roster at Timpview as it prepares to take on East for the 4A state championship this Friday at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Read more »
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