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Defense, big plays pave way for another Bingham 5A title-game triumph

Bingham's defense stood tall in the game's most crucial situations to secure a second-straight 5A state title.

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 »

Nov. 14, 2014

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High school football: Hurricane defense comes up big in semifinal win over Desert Hills

No. 3 Hurricane came up with a key red-zone fumble in the final minutes to outlast No. 1 Desert Hills 17-14 and advance to the 3AA championship game Friday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 14, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 14, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 14, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 14, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 14, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 14, 2014

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High school football tournament: Live streams, play-by-play and statistics

We've covering the 5A, 4A and 3AA semifinals and the 3A, 2A and 1A championship games Thursday and Friday. Here's the schedule and links to live streams and recap stories. Friday's... Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 14, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 14, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 13, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 13, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 13, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 13, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 13, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 13, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 13, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 13, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 13, 2014

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Felt's Facts, playoff edition: State titles on the line for 1A, 2A and 3A football

Among the six teams vying for championships at Southern Utah University this Friday, Rich, with five state crowns, makes its third straight title-game appearance and sixth in eight years. The... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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High school football: 4A semifinal preview, Woods Cross vs. Timpview

Here's an in-depth preview of this Friday’s 4A semifinal game between Woods Cross and Timpview at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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High school football: 3A championship preview, Judge vs. Juab

Here's an in-depth preview of this Friday’s 3A championsihp game between Judge Memorial and Juab at Southern Utah University. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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High school football: 1A championship preview, Diamond Ranch vs. Rich

Here's an in-depth preview of this Friday’s 1A championship game between Diamond Ranch and Rich at Southern Utah University. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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