High School Sports

Taylorsville High alum John Buck signs with Angels, set to join Bees

Buck signed a minor league deal Monday with the Los Angeles Angels, where he will join the Salt Lake Bees.

High school softball: 2014 Deseret News softball MVPs led with calmness, confidence

The Deseret News honors four softball players for their outstanding leadership, hard work and deep commitment to excellence as the 2014 MVPs. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Former Cougars Jake Hannemann and Jaycob Brugman heating up in the minors

Former BYU standout Jake Hannemann had a mammoth week for Single-A Kane County, but he wasn't the only former BYU baseball player raking it in in the Midwest League over the week. Read more »

June 29, 2014

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C.J. Wilcox believes his basketball path will help his transition to the NBA

Pleasant Grove High's C.J. Wilcox, who set the school record at Washington for 3-pointers made, feels his experience will help him in transitioning to the NBA game. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Utah football: Cody Barton to join brother, Jackson, at Utah

A lot of prep recruits seek multiple offers providing a variety of choices. For Brighton's Cody Barton, he just wanted one. Read more »

June 24, 2014

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Doug Robinson: A dream mile and a dream season

After tearing through the state meet and three national postseason meets around the country, Sarah Feeny is arguably the greatest female track and field athlete the state has ever seen Read more »

June 24, 2014

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Utah takes center stage in youth wrestling event

The ASICS USA Wrestling Kids Nationals tournament has returned to the Beehive State, as Utah Valley's UCCU Center is hosting the largest youth wrestling tournament in the United States. Read more »

June 24, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Former Ute slugger C.J. Cron could see more playing time in the majors

Former Utah slugger C.J. Cron has homered in three straight games and might be headed for extended playing time with the Los Angeles Angels after the Angels granted struggling designated hitter... Read more »

June 22, 2014

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Pine View QB Kody Wilstead on committing to BYU: 'It feels really good to know where I'm going in my future'

Pine View quarterback Kody Wilstead announced his commitment to BYU on Saturday. Read more »

June 22, 2014

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Top performers named at the All-Poly Camp's conclusion

Local players stood out through all three days of the All-Poly Camp, earning several MVP honors. Read more »

June 21, 2014

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All Poly Camp: This was the place for football

All Poly Camp brought several of college football's top coaches to town, making Davis County a hub of action over the past three days. Read more »

June 21, 2014

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Lone Peak AAU team finishes third in Dubai tourney, Frank Jackson named slam dunk champion

Lone Peak shooting guard Frank Jackson scored 42 points and AAU team Utah Reign defeated Montverde Academy (Florida) 92-89 on Saturday in the third-place game at the MPAC Sports Basketball Elite... Read more »

June 21, 2014

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Top local recruits perform in front of top coaches during day 2 of the All-Poly Camp

Top recruits and top coaches weren't hard to spot Friday at the All-Poly camp — they were everywhere you looked at what has become a must-attend camp by many prominent coaches from around the... Read more »

June 20, 2014

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Lone Peak's Frank Jackson puts up 40 points, but Utah Reign lose in Dubai tournament semifinals

Lone Peak shooting guard Frank Jackson had the highest scoring output of any player during the semifinals of the MPAC Sports Basketball Elite International Tournament in Dubai on Friday. It wasn't... Read more »

June 20, 2014

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High school sports: Nearly 650 athletes taking talents to college on scholarship

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 »

June 19, 2014

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Class of 2014: Utah high school athletes with college scholarships

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 »

June 19, 2014

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Academics take center stage on opening day of 2014 All-Poly Camp

Before any shoulder pads were strapped on at the All-Poly Camp, attendees received over three hours of academic instruction from top collegiate advisors. Read more »

June 19, 2014

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Lone Peak's Frank Jackson scores 50 points in win at MPAC Dubai tournament

Junior-to-be Frank Jackson led the AAU team Utah Reign to a 101-97 victory over the MPAC International All-Stars on Wednesday. Read more »

June 19, 2014

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Timpview High's Xavier Su'a-Filo signs with Houston Texans

Xavier Su'a-Filo, the former UCLA and Timpview High offensive lineman, has signed his rookie contract with the Houston Texans, as first reported by ESPN's Adam Caplan. Read more »

June 17, 2014

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Many feel this year's in-state football recruiting class could be Utah's best ever

Led by two national top 100 recruits, this year's in-state prep football talent has caught the notice of most national recruiting experts. Read more »

June 17, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: John Buck plays first base for first time after bizarre incident; BYU alum Taylor Cole starts All-Star Game

Taylorsville native John Buck played first base for the first time in his career Sunday, replacing Logan Morrison, who knocked himself out of the game with his own bat. Read more »

June 15, 2014

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High school football: South earns 9-8 win over North in 4A/5A all-star game

The South team won a tight 9-8 contest, with Riverton's Brady Slack providing the game-winning field goal from 31 yards late in the fourth quarter. Read more »

June 14, 2014

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High school football: All-star games set for Saturday

A doubleheader of high school football senior all-star games will be held at Juan Diego this Saturday. Read more »

June 12, 2014

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UHSAA board of trustees approves success rate formula for football realignment

Playoff success over the previous four years will now be used in UHSAA realignment in football only after the board of trustees approved a success rate formula on Thursday. Read more »

June 12, 2014

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High school boys basketball: Lone Peak traveling to Dubai to take part in elite hoops tournament

Lone Peak has traveled around the country over the last few seasons, but will break new ground by participating in the MPAC Elite International basketball tournament in Dubai. Read more »

June 11, 2014

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Salem Hills star football recruit Porter Gustin carefully considering all options

The recruiting attention has been nothing short of insane for Salem Hills star Porter Gustin, who is diligently sorting through all of his offers. Read more »

June 11, 2014

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