In the thick of college basketball and NBA seasons, and in what is hopefully — finally — the tail-end of a pandemic, Weber State football's unprecedented, surreal spring season will kick off at 4 p.m. Saturday in Pocatello, Idaho.
SALT LAKE CITY — Rudy Gobert and Jordan Clarkson each scored 18 points and the Utah Jazz routed the Los Angeles Lakers 114-89 on Wednesday night.
RICHFIELD — Layton Christian Academy boys basketball won its second 2A state championship in three years with a 60-53 win over Enterprise High School on Wednesday night at the Sevier Valley Center.
A group of Farmington High students that briefly held up a sign displaying a noose as well as an inappropriate message during Friday's home boys basketball game against Bonneville has apologized to both Bonneville High's administration and basketball team.
Weber State men's basketball holds an all-time series edge of 42-10 over Sacramento State. It's been a lopsided series, to say the least, but the Hornets are winners in three of the last four, including the last two contests played at the bandbox Hornets Nest.
LAYTON — With the quick turnaround from when the 6A playoff bracket was announced and the scheduled first game, familiarity with your foe is a nice luxury to have.
WEST JORDAN — No. 19 Roy High girls basketball led 30-24 at the half, then pulled away in the second half in a 70-54 first-round upset playoff win on the road at No. 14 Copper Hills (7-13).
GARLAND — The warm winter that’s hugged Utah this season produced yet another springlike day in the Bear River Valley, where the mountain peaks reached toward a flawless sky that opens up for miles.
Weber State released its first depth chart of the spring 2021 football season Tuesday and announced it will allow up to 5,000 fans at home football games.
Weber State volleyball turned in a pair of stunning results, for different reasons, in a two-match road sweep at Northern Colorado on Saturday and Sunday to remain unbeaten this season.
A little less than two weeks until the start of a highly anticipated high school spring sports season, coaches and players now have a general idea of what sort of health restrictions will be in place.
The high school boys basketball state playoffs start this week in the 6A, 5A and 4A classifications. Here are three things to watch.
Eleven different players scored for the Layton Christian Academy (17-6) boys basketball team as the No. 2 Eagles torched No. 10 Monticello 63-37 in the 2A state quarterfinals on Monday in Richfield for their seventh win in a row.
High school girls basketball playoffs in classifications 6A, 5A and 4A start this week. Here are some things to watch.
Davis High junior swimmer Lauryn Hall won the 6A state championship in the girls' 50-yard freestyle on Saturday with a time of 24.88 seconds, which set a new 6A classification record.
OGDEN — As seems to happen in many conference series matchups this season, Saturday afternoon’s men’s basketball rematch between Weber State and Northern Arizona slowed down from Thursday’s 92-59 WSU win.
Three Region 1 girls basketball teams secured first-round byes in the upcoming state playoffs after the UHSAA released brackets for 6A, 5A and 4A basketball classifications Saturday morning.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Farmington High girls basketball wrapped up an outright region championship and a perfect region season with a 61-38 win Friday at Bonneville.
DRAPER — Five years ago, then-Davis High wrestler Wyatt Koelling won the third of his three individual state wrestling championships.
Farmington High girls basketball defeated Bonneville on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at Bonneville High School in Washington Terrace.
OGDEN — After watching the NFL and FBS college football play through their entire 2020 seasons, it’s time for FCS football.
HEBER CITY — A team state championship avoided the Box Elder High boys wrestling team in 2021, but the Bees still had plenty to cheer about at Thursday’s 5A state tournament at Wasatch High School.
KAYSVILLE — By the time word reached Davis High School’s gym that Layton had lost to Fremont, the Darts boys basketball team had their game against Northridge well in hand and were not about to let the Region 1 championship slip through their fingers.
LAYTON — Fremont High girls basketball completed an undefeated regular season and a fourth-straight unbeaten Region 1 campaign by beating Layton 59-28 on Thursday.
OGDEN — Entering Thursday’s Big Sky Conference men’s basketball matchup in Ogden, it was known Northern Arizona hadn’t played in 19 days due to COVID-19 protocols. What wasn’t publicly known until tipoff was Weber State would be without two starters.
HEBER CITY — If one looks very closely at either Box Elder freshman wrestler Brandon Murray or Farmington junior wrestler Jake Waddoups, they’ll see a square outline protruding from their wrestling singlet somewhere around their abdomen.
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OGDEN — St. Joseph Catholic High girls basketball watched a Monticello buzzer-beater attempt fall short as the No. 14-seeded Jayhawks survived to beat the Buckaroos 40-39 in the first round of the 2A state playoffs Wednesday.
OGDEN — Routines are set, COVID-19 protocols are in place and the spring season is almost here. The biggest question for Weber State football remains who will start at quarterback when the Feb. 27 season opener at Idaho State arrives.
SALT LAKE CITY — A proposal to ban transgender athletes from playing on girls sports teams passed the state House Wednesday in Utah, one of more than 20 states considering similar measures that opponents say would harm transgender teenagers.
Through hard work and good fortune, Weber State men’s basketball (12-5, 7-3 Big Sky) is set to play games for its sixth straight weekend, including five straight conference series, after losing a pair of conference series to start January.
OGDEN — Ogden High and Ben Lomond’s girls basketball teams walked out onto Phil Russell Basketball Court on Tuesday night wearing the same white T-shirt over their game uniforms.
SYRACUSE — Syracuse High girls basketball outscored Layton 50-24 across the second and third quarters en route to a big 80-49 home win in the penultimate Region 1 matchup.
PLAIN CITY — As neighboring schools, the Weber-Fremont rivalry is real and their first Region 1 game this year was as close as their boundaries, with Weber winning at the buzzer.
Weber State volleyball improved to 6-0 over the weekend with a dominant pair of 3-0 victories over Southern Utah at Swenson Gym.
School: Ben Lomond
School: Fremont High
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Monday was a day of firsts for the high school girls wrestling community in Utah.
Two trends butted heads Saturday afternoon in Missoula: Weber State hadn’t won in Dahlberg Arena in more than four years, while Montana was 0-5 in Saturday conference games this season.
LAYTON — On paper, Davis’ lopsided 60-45 victory over Layton on Friday evening can be parsed through the shooting statistics reflecting the performance on the court.
BRIGHAM CITY — Farmington High girls basketball clinched a share of the Region 5 title — its second consecutive crown — with a 61-47 win Friday night at Box Elder.
SALT LAKE CITY — Rudy Gobert had 27 points and 12 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Milwaukee Bucks 129-115 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory.
PLAIN CITY — Syracuse let its 20-point loss to Fremont from earlier this season stew a little bit so that, when the time came for the rematch, the Titans would be ready.
Before this school year, the Utah High School Activities Association published online record books on its website for 23 sports, preserving accomplishments dating back as far as to the 1800s for football.
LAYTON — Layton Christian Academy girls basketball concluded its second consecutive undefeated region championship campaign with a 64-32 win over second-place Rowland Hall (9-3, 7-3 Region 17) on Thursday.
Weber State men’s basketball matched the weather outside, offensively, in Thursday’s matchup against Montana.
Last August, the city of Clearfield told the Wasatch Front Football League it was going to stop running youth football through the city’s recreation department.
OGDEN — Kekoa Beard’s short jumper iced a tight rivalry win for Ben Lomond boys basketball Wednesday night, which beat crosstown rival Ogden on the road 48-43.
OGDEN — Another former Wildcats coach is returning to the sidelines at Weber State.
Dontay Bassett felt prepared to step into a new opportunity at Weber State after three seasons of limited playing time at the University of Florida.
Collin Chandler was all alone on a fast break and, even with all the dazzling moves and shots the Farmington High boys basketball junior guard can pull off, this was the moment when the kids on the bench all stood up.