A pair of Davis County natives have etched their names in the college basketball records books, never to be topped.
Oklahoma State's Brittney Martin, a former Syracuse High standout, was named the Big 12 freshman of the week after logging the program's first-ever triple-double, finishing with 10 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists in the Cowgirls' victory at UT Arlington on Dec. 22.
Martin also had five steals and two blocks in the game.
Utah Valley University's Nick Thompson pulled off the same feat Friday night.
Thompson, the former Clearfield High star, recorded the Wolverines' first-ever triple-double as UVU topped Austin Peay 84-77.
Thompson finished with 13 points, 10 rebounds and also set a school record with 12 assists for the Wolverines. He is the current Great West Conference player of the week.
Southern Utah University made an unbelievable holiday donation to Cedar Ridge Golf Course last week, as school president Michael T. Benson and the Thunderbird golf program donated 12,000 new range balls to the Cedar City facility.
Cedar Ridge is where the T-Birds practice. All the balls have SUU logos on them as well.
Golf pro John Evans also credited the SUU golfers with going the extra mile as well in building up the course.
Fans helped Sports Illustrated name its moment of the year through social media. Michael Phelps capping off his storied career at the London 2012 Summer Olympics earned the top vote and will appear on the year-end issue.
It's the second time in the 58-year history of Sports Illustrated that the choice for the cover of the magazine has been made by fans.
Phelps beat our Peyton Manning, Gabby Douglas and Usain Bolt.
We note that BYU coaching legend LaVell Edwards is recovering from open heart surgery. He is 82. ...
The annual Powder Awards will be hosted by Park City Live on Jan. 17. Powder Awards attracts a who's who of industry-professional skiers, ski legends, ski film production crews, industry brands, media, celebrities and even ski bums. It will be held the night before the Sundance Film Festival. ...
Roper Trevor Brazile broke or extended six of his own ProRodeo records at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. ...
BYU football coach Lance Rey-nolds retired after last week's Poinsettia Bowl after a 31-year career with the Cougars. ...
The U.S. Cross Country Championships, drawing the top Nordic and biathlon competitors from around the nation, will run Jan. 2-9 at Soldier Hollow Olympic facility. ...
The USA Yoga Federation will showcase the athleticism and dedication required of competitive yogis at the Utah & Wyoming Regional USA Yoga Asana Championship on Jan. 12 at Weber State University. ...
Chuckulator, an 8-year-old bay stallion out of Justin Boots and Midnight Star, was voted the top saddle bronc horse at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. It is first time in eight years that a saddle bronc horse has won a PRCA top bucking stock award and the Wrangler NFR honor in the same year and just the seventh time in the 54-year history of the NFR. ...
Miller Motorsports Park, which offers a power-packed racing lineup from June through September, is currently offering season passes through Jan. 21 at a substantial discount.
See details at www.MillerMotorsportsPark.com.
Chris J. Miller is sports editor for the Standard-Examiner. He can be reached at 801-625-4261 or email@example.com.