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Utah secures commitments from two of Utah County's best

Timpview's Britain Covey and American Fork lineman James Empey discuss their decisions to commit to Utah.

High school boys basketball: Bountiful dumps Highland to take the lead in Region 6

The Braves used a suffocating zone defense and 27 points from Zac Seljaas to overwhelm the Rams for the outright Region 6 lead. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Tyler Brimhall's 27 points lift Logan past rival Mountain Crest

Logan's Tyler Brimhall scored 27 points, including the bulk of his team's points in the third and fourth quarters, as the Grizzlies rallied past Mountain Crest for the critical Region 5 overtime victory. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Decision time looms for state of Utah's top in-state football prospects

Most experts agree that the 2015 Utah prep football recruiting class is the best the state has ever produced. So where are many of the top prospects leaning as national letter of intent day fast... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Warriors hold off Lancers for first place in Region 2

The defending Region 2 champions Taylorsville Warriors began the defense of their title against the upstart Granger Lancers in their first test of the season. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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The Panguitch girls athletics program is going for its ninth state title in four years

The Panguitch High School girls basketball team set a new 1A record for consecutive wins. Panguitch's coach, Curtis Barney, says the team is something special. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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David Maynard, Herriman post big win over American Fork

David Maynard leads Herriman to win over American Fork. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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High school girls basketball: Alta hands Copper Hills 1st loss by focusing on offensive boards

Alta handed Copper Hills its first region loss, creating a three-way tie in the Region 3 standings. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Timpanogos takes big Region 7 win over Olympus

Sure, it only counts as one victory, no more than any other mark in the win column. But Timpanogos boys basketball coach Izzy Ingle called Tuesday's 49-42 road victory over Olympus "probably the best win our school's had in about 15... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Alta continues surge, holds off rival Brighton

Chris Roberts scored 19 points, including 12 in the fourth quarter, as Alta improved to 3-0 in Region 3 with an impressive wire-to-wire victory over rival Brighton. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Pleasant Grove fends off Riverton in the 2nd half

A solid defensive effort, and composure down the stretch, helped lift the Vikings in a key road win over the Silverwolves Tuesday. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Discussing football recruiting in Utah

In this week's edition of the Deseret News sports podcast, DeseretNews.com writer Ryan Miller joins fellow writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans to talk college football recruiting. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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High school sports: Viewmont girl, Cottonwood boy named preps of the week

KATIE TOOLE, Viewmont, girls basketball: Senior Katie Toole led the Vikings to two key victories last week. She helped the Vikings beat Davis in overtime with 20 points, and then she led the... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Community rallies around former hoops star who suffered accident on her LDS mission

Kendal Levine was hit by a car in September while serving an LDS mission in Australia. Last Thursday, her alma mater honored her at a game against region rival Tooele. Fans for both teams embraced... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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With matchup set, 5 players with Utah ties headed to Super Bowl XLIX

Three Utah colleges and three state high schools will be represented at this year’s Super Bowl. Here’s a look at the five players with Utah ties who will be on Super Bowl XLIX rosters. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Pleasant Grove wins the Rockwell Rumble as 2 freshmen win individual titles

Pleasant Grove won the Rockwell Rumble, besting 70 other teams from six different states. Two freshmen wrestlers won gold medals in an action-packed championship final round. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Amy Donaldson: Wrestling coaches hope 'Battle of the Shield' provides support for sport, outlet for rivalry

When Corner Canyon opened its doors two years ago, the Draper high school drew the majority of its students from Alta. The schools' wrestling coaches developed a traveling trophy that will... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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American Fork edges Lone Peak in double-OT thriller

Spencer Johnson leads American Fork to a 77-73 win over Lone Peak. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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High school boys basketball: Maple Mountain continues impressive start with win over Wasatch

The Golden Eagles held the Wasps scoreless through the first quarter en route to their third region win on the early season. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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High school boys basketball: American Fork ekes out thriller over nemesis Lone Peak at Marriott Center

Despite playing in the largest venue in the state in front of a raucous Marriott Center crowd Friday night, American Fork played with the type of poise not many Cavemen teams have shown recently.... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Former player provides extra motivation to Stansbury in victory over rival Tooele

Kendal Levine was hit by a car while serving a mission in Australia in September. She attended Thursday's game against Stansbury's rival, Tooele, and watched her former teammates earn a 55-51 victory. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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High school girls basketball: Defense catapults Skyline past Murray

Skyline's defense forced Murray into 24 turnovers as it pulled away with a strong third quarter to move into sole possession of second place in Region 7. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Emery High wrestler inspires with what he has, not what he lacks

Nathan Urie, 16, is a successful high school wrestler and rodeo athlete. Born without most of his left arm, he has to find different ways to succeed in the sports he loves. In doing so, he inspires... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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