High School Sports
Timpview's Britain Covey and American Fork lineman James Empey discuss their decisions to commit to Utah.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
David Maynard leads Herriman to win over American Fork. Read more »
Alta handed Copper Hills its first region loss, creating a three-way tie in the Region 3 standings. Read more »
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 »
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 »
A solid defensive effort, and composure down the stretch, helped lift the Vikings in a key road win over the Silverwolves Tuesday. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Spencer Johnson leads American Fork to a 77-73 win over Lone Peak. Read more »
The Golden Eagles held the Wasps scoreless through the first quarter en route to their third region win on the early season. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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Kade Fullmer, a former all-state football player for Bingham whose college career was cut short when he lost his hand in a boating accident, died of an apparent drug overdose on Sunday morning. He... Read more »
Timpview athlete Britain Covey and American Fork offensive lineman James Empey talk about their decisions to commit to Utah. Read more »
Siliga is set to become the first Copper Hills High graduate to play in a Super Bowl when his New England Patriots take on the defending champion Seattle Seahawks on Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX at... Read more »
East High's Will Tukuafu and Tony Moeaki both joined Seattle midseason when injuries to other players caused the Seahawks to sign them. Both have played a role in adding depth and experience on a... Read more »
Photo gallery: After holding just a four-point lead at halftime, the Lone Peak boys basketball team dominated the second half on its way to picking up a 75-47 win over Riverton on Tuesday. Read more »
Mike Miller stepped down as Riverton's head coach after 11 years at the helm of the Silverwolves' program. Miller is pursuing a master's degree and a career in education administration, while... Read more »
For the second time in three seasons, three former Utah high schoolers will be on Super Bowl rosters when Seattle and New England face off in Super Bowl XLIX. Seattle's Will Tukuafu (East High)... Read more »
The Tigers were led by a stingy defensive effort and a game-high 22 points from Will Clark. Read more »
"In Football We Trust" is not the first film to paint the dream of professional sports as an all-or-nothing venture, but it may be the first to suggest that religion offers an alternative path to... Read more »
A Utah-made movie, which premiered this weekend at the Sundance Film Festival, follows the lives of four Polynesian football players to chronicle the pressures they face to pull their families out... Read more »
American Fork holds off Westlake, 59-54, despite late Westlake comeback. Read more »
Bailey Rasmussen has worked hard to help the Spartans succeed in basketball. She and the team's other four seniors have played in the offseason, which has translated into success during the prep... Read more »
Utah recruiting took a bit of a blow with a couple of previously committed players opting for Oregon State. Those losses have been supplemented by a recent influx of promising prospects —... Read more »
Jake Haram scored all 11 of his points in the fourth quarter Tuesday, including the game-winner with 8.2 seconds remaining, to lift Hunter past Taylorsville in a battle of Region 2 unbeatens. Read more »
JOHN MANNING, Juan Diego, wrestling: This freshman wrestler joined some very elite company at the Rockwell Rumble at UVU two weeks ago. The fourth-seed heading into his 138-pound weight... Read more »
As part of the 2015 Colorado Rockies Caravan, five members of the major league organization were involved in putting on a youth baseball clinic Tuesday for a small, select group of young ballplayers at the USA Sports House in Woods... Read more »
Throughout the recruiting process Utah's top two prospects, Brighton's Osa Masina and Salem Hills' Porter Gustin, have developed a relationship that may lead to them attending the same university. Read more »
The Springville Red Devils made a visit to The Nest in Heber City on Friday night and were rudely welcomed by the Wasatch Wasps 59-45. Read more »
South Summit's boys basketball team continued its late-season surge using a strong second half to pull away from Manti and move into a first-place tie in the Region 16 standings. Read more »
Appeals from East, Highland, Roy and Ogden were not granted as UHSAA's board of trustees voted 12-10, with two abstaining, to leave the alignment as they approved it in December. Read more »
Pleasant Grove controlled the opening tip and proceded to control the game for the first half. Lone Peak was consistent through the complete game, but they picked up the defense in the second half.... Read more »
Just five short days after falling to Region 4 leader American Fork, Riverton tightened up its suffocating defense and got solid contributions from numerous players to blow past American Fork. Read more »
Sheperd leads American Fork past Riverton, 50-39. Read more »
In a Region 1 showdown whose raucous atmosphere seemed like a state championship clash, Layton High showed that Davis isn't the only one with a prime-time player as Jarriesse Blackmon poured in 30... Read more »
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