The Utah Blaze wrap up a tough season tonight at EnergySolutions Arena.
To celebrate Military Appreciation Night, the Blaze will help stage one of the largest military inductions in the state when the franchise hosts the Cleveland Gladiators.
The ceremony will feature 21 young men and women from the U.S. Army and Army Reserves who will officially reaffirm their commitment to serve in the United States Armed Forces.
The group, ranging in ages from 17 to 23, include: Brandon Coates, Junio Colin, Jose Recalde, Briana Booth, Jonathan Saenz, Holly Hughes, Kennidee Byingon, Sydney Bryant, Elizabeth Parry, William Watson, Chihhao Chu, Nephi Brown, Zachary Silveous, Ammy Espinal, Andres Arismendi, Kyler Peterson, Shinika Haws, Andrey Aleksandrov, James Sherrod, and Melissa Gabrouie.
We salute them.
Miller Motorsports Park has a big six weeks of motorcycle racing ahead. It starts this weekend with the WERA Roadracing series. That's followed by the AMA Pro Road Racing on Aug. 3-4, the inaugural Built Ford Tough Utah National of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship on Aug. 17, the Utah SportBike Association's Masters of the Mountains series on Aug. 24-25, and the Bonneville Vintage Grand Prix on Aug. 31-Sept. 1. ...
Salt Lake Bees players Jeremy Berg, Roberto Lopez, Trent Oeltjen and Matt Shoemaker conduct a youth baseball clinic on Monday at Spring Mobile Ballpark. ...
The GOAL Foundation is hosting its popular Hurt in the Dirt today at Fort Buenaventura. Organizers will start the day with a ladies-only Skirt in the Dirt 5K. For information, visit www.getoutandlive.org. ...
Incoming Utah women's basketball freshman Emily Potter is competing with the Canada junior women's national team this summer at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Lithuania.
Chris J. Miller is sports editor for the Standard-Examiner. He can be reached at 801-625-4261 or email@example.com.