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Viewmont's valiant run short, American Fork claims 5-A girls basketball title

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TAYLORSVILLE — Down by 19 points midway through the second quarter, Viewmont was on the verge of being embarrassed by American Fork on Saturday afternoon. Trailing by two late in the third period, the Vikings were on the edge of an epic comeback. In the end, the early, troubled waters were...


5 stories for Saturday: Kestin Cable plays on; Diesel tests bill

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Catch up with the stories you might’ve missed for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.

Gallery: Viewmont falls to American Fork in 2017 5-A girls basketball title game

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Viewmont High School played against American Fork High School for the 2017 5-A UHSAA girls basketball championship game Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at Salt Lake Community College in Taylorsville. American Fork defeated Viewmont 50-46.

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Viewmont hurdles past Sky View and into 5-A girls hoops title game

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With a couple flicks of the wrist in the third quarter of Viewmont’s 5-A semifinal showdown with Sky View Friday at Salt Lake Community College, Viewmont’s Mercedes Staples proved why she doesn’t need to do anything but play.

Gallery: Viewmont defeats Sky View in girls 5-A semifinals

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Sky View High School and Viewmont High School faced off for the Utah High School Athletic Association 5A semifinals on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at Salt Lake Community College in Taylorsville. The Vikings defeated the Cats 49-47.

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Viewmont girls drop Bingham, advance to 5-A semifinals

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TAYLORSVILLE — Viewmont’s Mercedes Staples was racing wide open down court, wildly waving her arm for the ball, when Grace Johnson spotted her on the left wing. Staples grabbed the pass, gathered herself and splashed home her second consecutive 3-pointer in the opening minutes of...

Gallery: 5-A girls basketball quarterfinals

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Fremont battled American Fork, Viewmont defeated Bingham and Sky View beat Pleasant Grove in the 5-A girls basketball quarterfinals Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at Salt Lake Community College in Taylorsville.

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Davis ends Viewmont's region bid as teams prep for state playoffs; boys roundup

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You’ve got to tip your hat to the Darts. In Tuesday night’s Region 2 finale, it was Davis — and not its on-court opponent Viewmont — that looked like it was clawing for a league championship.

Track and Field

Syracuse’s Woodhall headlines Northern Utah winners at Simplot Games in Idaho

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Hunter Woodhall and Weber’s Talon Hull took home wins in track events held during the 2017 Simplot Games at Idaho State University

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Viewmont advances in 5A girls hoops tourney following OT win over Riverton

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Mercedes Staples performed like a fine-tuned automobile and Megan Carr drove Viewmont to victory in overtime Monday.

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