Utah prep star Lewis raises Stanley Cup

Jun 12 2012 - 3:14pm

Trevor Lewis achieved a Utah first on Monday night, and did it in impressive fashion.

Lewis became the first Utah high school hockey player to win the Stanley Cup on Monday when he helped the Los Angeles Kings defeat the New Jersey Devils 6-1 and win the NHL title, 4-1.

Lewis, 25, a Salt Lake native and Brighton High hockey product, is actually the first former Utah prep hockey player even to make it to the NHL.

Lewis scored a pair of goals on Monday night at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Lewis registered the Kings' third goal on an extended power play late in the first period and made it 5-1 with an empty-net goal with 3:45 remaining in the game.

Links legends

Several high school-age golfers earned spots in the Callaway Junior World Golf Championship through qualifying last week at Wingpointe, Rose Park and Riverbend golf courses.

On the girls side, Sirene Blair shot rounds of 74-72-77 for a 223 to win the ages 15-18 division. Monica Yates shot 83-79-85--247 to finish second overall.

On the boys side, Rhett Rasmussen shot 73-75-71--219 to win the title, followed by Ogden's Alex Herzog (73-76-73--222), Ogden's Mitchell Schow (71-76-77--224) and North Salt Lake's Peyton Hastings (72-79-73--224).

The Callaway Worlds are set for July 7-15 at San Diego, Calif.

Miles named Clearfield coach

George Miles was recently named volleyball coach at Clearfield High School.

Miles has recently been coaching the Northern Utah Volleyball Academy. He has 30 years of coaching experience, including a head coach at Weber State University.

Most recently, he competed as a player in the 83rd USA Volleyball National Championships, which where held in Salt Lake City. His team, King's Mountain Fog, defeated some of the best teams in the country and a team from Brazil to win the gold medal in their age division.

Miles will hold clinics for youth ages 18-under on June 18-20 at the CHS gyms. The cost is $25. Grades 9-12 (next yea) will meet 9 a.m. to noon; Grades 8-under will meet 1-4 p.m.

Register at the CHS main office.

Legion ball

The American Legion baseball season is under way, with the state tournaments set for July 28-Aug. 4 in Salt Lake City.

The Northern Utah League has 15 teams playing this season.

The northern leagues consist of 15 teams with the new addition of Fremont, Northridge and Woods Cross.

Recent signees

Basketball--Dixie State men's basketball coach Jon Judkins recently announced the signing of Brock Yates from Bountiful High School.

Yates, a 6-6 forward, averaged 13 points and six rebounds per game while leading the Braves to a 20-3 overall record and an appearance in the state 4-A semifinals.

Soccer--Dixie State College women's soccer coach Linda Huddleston officially announced the nine-member signing class for 2012.

The group includes Woods Cross defender Shelby Christensen, Viewmont High defender Kristin Page, and Bountiful High defender Madison McConkie, as well as Springville High midfielder Kaisa Goodman, Springville High forward Megan Marchbanks, Lone Peak High midfielder McKenna Jared, Bingham High defender Lyndsey Haddow, midfielder Abby Jameson from Tyler Texas, and goalkeeper Stacie Guble from Las Vegas, Nev.

Summer school

The National Federation of State High School Associations has launched new online courses to help high school students improve study skills.

Learning Pro: Simple Ways to Improve Study Habits and Promote Learning, a new suite of online courses designed specifically for students, is now available on the NFHS Coach Education Program Web site at www.nfhslearn.com. The Learning Pro program, developed by World Book, Inc., delivers practical advice on improving study skills and grades through four courses: Homework Helper, Reading and Learning Strategies, Research Skills and Testing Tips.

Learning Pro is led by an on-camera host while peer correspondents file reports from the field for an entertaining spin on study skills.

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