High School Sports
Layton showed Davis isn't the only one with a prime-time player as Jarriesse Blackmon poured in 30 points.
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 »
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 »
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 »
Will Tukuafu won't admit to having a favorite position. Just whichever one gets him on the field. Read more »
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 »
Without star player Porter Gustin in the lineup the Miners raced past the Skyhawks after building an early lead. Read more »
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 »
Repeat champions and legendary coaches retiring were among the top stories of the high school sports season in Utah in 2014. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Bountiful was able to hold off a comeback by Davis with solid free-throw shooting in the final minutes. Read more »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Juan Diego started slow with leading scorer Gabe Colosimo out with a sprained knee, but it pulled away from Park City with a strong second half to move into sole possession of first place in Region 10. 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 »
Sheperd leads American Fork past Riverton, 50-39. Read more »
Based on information from Pro Football Reference and the official Super Bowl website, 25 players who attended Utah high schools have advanced to the Super Bowl, with two more to join the fold this... 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 »
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 »
Mariah Martin scored 18 points, 12 in the fourth quarter, as the Alta Hawks improved to (13-6, 5-1) with a 62-48 road win over Bingham. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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... 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 »
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