High School Sports
Lone Peak's TJ Haws certainly saved his best for last in the Knights' thrilling 49-46 win over Bishop O'Connell (Va.).
Jordan quarterback Austin Kafentzis rewrote the record book despite a semifinals 44-20 loss to Brighton. Read more »
The Thunder benefitted from two big returns for touchdowns to spark the team to a 21-14 victory over region foe and defending champion Dixie in the semifinal round of the 3AA tournament at... Read more »
Desert Hills returned a punt for a touchdown, a kickoff for a touchdown and played dominant defense for four quarters on its way to an impressive 3AA semifinal victory over defending champion Dixie. Read more »
After winning the state title in 2012, Dixie's campaign to become repeating champions ended with a 21-14 semifinal loss to Desert Hills. Read more »
Two local football players were invited to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl on Jan. 5, 2014. Read more »
Britain Covey moved to the quarterback position two games into the season, and the T-Birds haven't looked back. They advanced to the 4A championship game with a 37-6 victory over Woods Cross at... Read more »
Costly turnovers early in the game and a Timpview defense that shut down the Woods Cross defense and limited the Wildcats to just 97 total yards were the difference in the Thunderbirds' 37-6... Read more »
Costly mistakes and a crushing 47-21 defeat against powerful East High in Thursday's 4A state semifinals cannot diminish what the Olympus High football team accomplished this season in reaching the... Read more »
East's defense helped turn Thursday's semifinal win over Olympus in its favor. East had two interceptions returned for touchdowns and a fumble recovery for a touchdown. Read more »
UHSAA Assistant Director, Kevin Dustin, and Supervisor of Officials, Mike Petty, acknowledged a “misapplication” of a blown call in East’s 47-21 win over Olympus in the 4A... Read more »
Timpview High's defense is a force to be reckoned with. That fact was plainly obvious in the top-ranked Thunderbirds' 37-6 thumping of Woods Cross in the 4A state semifinals Thursday night at... Read more »
Video: These are the plays that sent the 3AA semifinal between Pine View and Juan Diego into overtime
Thursday afternoon in Rice-Eccles Stadium, Kody Wilstead, Triston Duran and Jake Bangerter of Pine View High School made a pair of unbelievable plays that got Pine View to overtime in its 3AA... Read more »
The Leopards proved they're not afraid of grinding it out, and behind two pick-six interceptions, they earned their spot in the state championship game with a 47-21 win at Rice-Eccles Stadium... Read more »
Juan Diego's coach did his best to lift up his devastated players after a heartbreaking loss to Pine View in the 3AA semifinals. Read more »
Pine View running back Triston Duran caught two touchdowns on Thursday, including a 51-yard catch with one second remaining that helped send the 3AA semifinal into overtime. Read more »
The Pine View Panthers gave the Juan Diego Soaring Eagle their first loss of the year, winning the 3AA semifinal 48-42 in overtime at Rice-Eccles Stadium and earning a place in the 3AA championship... Read more »
Every week of the Utah high school football season, Noland Parry publishes a guide in the Deseret News to that week's football action. Here's week 13, the 1A, 2A and 3A championships as well as the... Read more »
Here's an in-depth preview of the 2A semifinal game between Grand and South Summit. Read more »
Here's an in-depth look at the 5A semifinal game between Brighton and Jordan. Read more »
Here's an in-depth look at the 3AA semifinal between Pine View and Juan Diego. Read more »
Here's an in-depth preview of the 4A semifinal game between Olympus and East. Read more »
The Pleasant Grove Vikings triumph over the Bingham Miners at Utah Valley University for the 5A volleyball championship. Read more »
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Pretty much nothing went as expected during the first day of competition at the Great Western Shootout hosted by Orem High School. Read more »
Lone Peak’s TJ Haws certainly saved his best for last in the Knights' thrilling 49-46 win over Bishop O’Connell (Va.) Friday night at the Great Western Shootout. Read more »
American Fork rebounded from a tough loss to Denver East to take down a strong Overland team with an improbable end-of-the-game sequence. Read more »
Several Utahns help LDS school Southern Virginia finish ranked No. 1 in final USCAA football coaches' poll
Following its most successful football season in school history, Southern Virginia edged Ave Maria University in the final United States Collegiate Athletic Association coaches' poll. Read more »
Here are the prep boys and girls basketball scores from around the state Tuesday night. Read more »
The night started terribly for Davis High when one of the Darts' players broke his leg in pre game warm-ups, and it didn't ever get any better as the Alta Hawks soared to a 67-55 win in the two... Read more »
Here is a class-by-class look at the teams to beat during the 2013-14 high school girls basketball season. Read more »
No less than 12 Division I-bound high school players, including three committed to play at BYU, will be front and center at the Great Western Shootout's third annual affair at Orem High this week. Read more »
The 2013-14 high school boys basketball season got underway this week. To prepare fans for what should be another exciting season, the Deseret News has put together capsules for every team in 2A.... Read more »
In the Vikings’ Wednesday night home victory over Highland, Viewmont head coach Jeff Emery was pleased with how his team handled losing a lead without losing the game. Read more »
Emery survives in overtime with the help of Dillon Wilstead after Beaver hit a buzzer-beater three to force the game to overtime. Read more »
The 2013-14 high school boys basketball season got underway this week. To prepare fans for what should be another exciting season, the Deseret News has put together capsules for every team in 1A.... Read more »
In a mere three months, five high school girls basketball teams will be crowned champions. From opening night, which took place a week ago for many teams, to the final games of the season, 129... Read more »
For Rob Cuff, executive director of the Utah High School Activities Association, life is sports and sports is life. Read more »
Here's a region-by-region look at all of the 2A teams heading into the upcoming boys basketball season. Read more »
TYLER BRIMHALL, Logan, basketball: A year after making statewide name for himself with scintillating shooting performances against Orem and East in 4A playoffs, Brimhall picked up right where he... Read more »
Here's a region-by-region look at all of the 1A teams heading into the upcoming boys basketball season. Read more »
Mountain View went 4-0 at the Turkey Dart duals, defeating host Davis 39-27 in the championship match. Read more »
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