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Layton senior Jarriesse Blackmon comes up big in showdown with Davis

Layton showed Davis isn't the only one with a prime-time player as Jarriesse Blackmon poured in 30 points.

High school wrestling: Defending state champs show promise as season nears

As the high school wrestling season is kicking off with multiple duals all around the state, the defending state champs are looking strong while the other teams have their eyes set on dethroning... Read more »

Jan. 1, 2015

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High school sports: Wednesday's roundup

Boys basketball NONREGION OLYMPUS 61, JUDGE MEMORIAL 43: Miles Keller led the Titans with 17 points and three 3-pointers as Olympus limited the Bulldogs to just nine points in the first and third quarters combined en route to... Read more »

Dec. 31, 2014

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High school basketball: Riverton wins its Holiday tournament with a 58-48 overtime win over Juan Diego

RIVERTON — It took a little more work than Riverton coach Skyler Wilson was hoping for, but in the end his team got it done to win the Riverton Holiday tournament with a 58-48 win over Juan... Read more »

Dec. 31, 2014

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Seattle getting value out of former East High standout Will Tukuafu

Will Tukuafu won't admit to having a favorite position. Just whichever one gets him on the field. Read more »

Dec. 31, 2014

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High school boys basketball: Riverton hangs on to beat Wasatch in tourney semifinal

With three players scoring in double figures, Riverton pulled away from Wasatch during a key stretch spanning the third and fourth quarters to advance to the championship game of the Riverton Holiday Tournament. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2014

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High school boys basketball: Bingham gets past tough Salem Hills

Without star player Porter Gustin in the lineup the Miners raced past the Skyhawks after building an early lead. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2014

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High school girls basketball: Balanced Bonneville attack upends Davis

The Bonneville Lakers improved to 8-3 in high school girls basketball with a 34-26 win at Davis. The Lakers played just six players but all six scored. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2014

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High school sports: Top 10 stories of 2014

Repeat champions and legendary coaches retiring were among the top stories of the high school sports season in Utah in 2014. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2014

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2 Utah high school athletes excited to compete in Army All-American Bowl

Salem Hills senior Porter Gustin and Brighton High senior Osa Masina will compete as linebackers for the West squad at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Saturday at noon CST. It will be broadcast... Read more »

Dec. 30, 2014

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High school boys basketball: Juan Diego routs previously unbeaten Lehi

Juan Diego's pressure defense forced Lehi into 25 turnovers as the Soaring Eagle rolled to the victory in the quarterfinals of the Riverton Holiday Tournament. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2014

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Former Utah prep star C.J. Wilcox staying patient with little action for Clippers

Former Pleasant Grove High star C.J. Wilcox has only played a handful of games for the L.A. Clippers after being a first-round draft choice, but he's staying patient, feeling his time will come. Read more »

Dec. 29, 2014

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Red, white and blue: The Deseret News' top 10 Utah sports stories of the year

Red, white and blue led the way in the Deseret News' top 10 Utah sports stories for 2014, as University of Utah and BYU teams staged strong showings along with a large Utah contingent that competed... Read more »

Dec. 29, 2014

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High school sports: Preps of the week

RILEY COURT, Pleasant Grove, boys basketball: After his breakout junior season last year, this senior guard has picked up right where he left off. Read more »

Dec. 29, 2014

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Wasatch High swimmer doesn’t break records, but shatters expectations

Kale Walker is a member of the swim team at Wasatch High School in Heber City. Despite facing difficult challenges, he's inspiring his teammates and community. Read more »

Dec. 29, 2014

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Meet the 21 Utah ties on the NFL playoff rosters

Here's a look at the 21 players on NFL playoff rosters who have called a Utah team their own during either their college or high school years. Read more »

Dec. 28, 2014

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Bingham nearly topples undefeated Florida team in high school bowl game

BOCA RATON, Fla. — With his illustrious 15-year head coaching career at Bingham High School finally coming to an end, it is quite fitting that Utah high school football legend Dave Peck went... Read more »

Dec. 27, 2014

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NFL playoff picture: 20 Utah ties currently in line to make the postseason

The NFL postseason picture is coming into clearer view with 10 of the 12 playoff spots already claimed. As the postseason picture currently stands, 20 players with Utah ties — nine in the AFC... Read more »

Dec. 26, 2014

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These 14 Utahns reminded us why we love sports in 2014

The year 2014 seemed to have more than its share of serious and sad stories, but there was plenty to celebrate and admire. The DeseretNews.com sports team selected 14 athletes that reminded us that... Read more »

Dec. 24, 2014

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NFL playoff picture: 4 postseason berths spoken for, others can be claimed in Week 16

At current count, one-third of the spots in the 2015 NFL Playoffs have been spoken for and three of the eight division titles have been won. Plenty more of the postseason picture can be cleared up... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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High school girls basketball: Bountiful uses clutch free-throw shooting to hang on against Davis

Bountiful was able to hold off a comeback by Davis with solid free-throw shooting in the final minutes. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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