LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant inspired a generation of basketball players worldwide with sublime skills and an unquenchable competitive fire.
OGDEN — While Jerrick Harding played his usual scoring hero role, Cody John and Michal Kozak were worthy sidekicks.
BOUNTIFUL — Van Price reached career win No. 501, passing Ogden High’s Phil Russell for the most coaching wins all-time in Utah high school girls basketball, as Farmington High beat Viewmont 68-47 on Friday night.
GARLAND — On the east wall of Bear River High’s Memorial Gymnasium was a banner with a phrase written on it — half in Bear River’s red and black school colors, the other half in blue and neon green, Ridgeline High’s school colors.
OGDEN — After Montana State slowed a torrid Jerrick Harding with a 1-3-1 zone in the second half, the Bobcats were about to put Weber State away after climbing back from 13 down Thursday night at the Dee Events Center.
LAYTON — Corbin Roennebeck’s takedown of Ethan Duke and the smack of the referee’s hand on the wrestling mat got an already fiery Syracuse crowd on its feet.
EAGLE MOUNTAIN — Patricia Ramirez poured in 40 points to lead Layton Christian girls basketball (14-4, 7-0 Region 17) to a huge 79-33 win at Rockwell.
Investigations are ongoing after a Utah County sheriff’s deputy detained a Ben Lomond High School basketball player on Jan. 17 at Cedar Valley High School in Eagle Mountain during a basketball game between the two schools.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — The “500 Wins” club for girls basketball head coaches was unofficially chartered on Feb. 18, 2010, when Ogden High beat Box Elder 47-40.
LOGAN — Ren Fonnesbeck scored 37 points Wednesday and Bear River High boys basketball overcame a 33-30 halftime deficit in a region win at Logan, winning 69-63.
Weber State men’s basketball plays at home for the first time in two weeks, hosting Montana State today and Montana on Saturday, hoping to get some juice from hometown support as the players continue to battle injuries, tough breaks and more.
Ogden High School will induct the latest group of former student athletes into its Hall of Fame on Friday during halftime of the boys varsity basketball game between Ogden and Tooele.
A new wrinkle in Weber State football’s plans has arisen two weeks ahead of signing day.
PLAIN CITY — If Fremont’s boys basketball team learned one thing from its double-digit home loss to Davis earlier in January, it was that the Silverwolves needed to improve their interior defense.
CLEARFIELD — Weber High girls basketball outscored Clearfield 18-9 in the second quarter in a 48-37 region road win Tuesday.
Fremont High takes on Layton High in Tuesday night's boys basketball game on Jan. 21, 2020, at Fremont High School.
While much of Division I college football signs most, if not all, of recruiting classes during the early signing period each December, Weber State and Jay Hill continue to employ a different strategy and will again be set to sign most of its recruiting class in the regular period.
Weber State and Portland State traded runs in the first half but, after halftime, the defensive dams broke for the Wildcats and the Vikings took control.
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Weber State men’s basketball looks to win two straight games against Division I opponents for the first time this season as it takes on Portland State at 8 p.m. MST Monday in the revamped Stott Center.
LAYTON — Thirty minutes before tip-off, just about every seat in Layton High School’s gymnasium was filled and there was a certain energy present in the building that hadn’t been around the local high school basketball scene lately.
PLEASANT VIEW — Roy High boys basketball took control over Weber with an 18-7 second quarter to pick up a region road victory, winning 75-63 on Friday night.
SYRACUSE — It took a full first quarter before Halle Duft jump-started the Fremont juggernaut.
Layton High boys basketball defeated Davis High 67-62 in a Region 1 game played Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Layton High School.
Eyebrows raised Wednesday when the Utah High School Activities Association Executive Committee approved requests from three high schools to move their football programs to an independent schedule next season.
It wasn’t his most efficient night but, when Weber State men’s basketball needed him the most, Jerrick Harding delivered.
MORGAN — Morgan High girls basketball took a 28-27 lead at halftime, then outscored Summit Academy 21-10 in the third quarter to grab a region win by a 64-52 tally Thursday night.
By results, Weber State and Idaho State men’s basketball teams have looked similar this season in several ways.
Weber High junior Jacque Dunyon has played tennis for long enough to understand the subtleties of playing at higher elevation versus lower elevation.
PLAIN CITY — There is a narrow country road on the way to Plain City with a one-of-its-kind flashing red light and stop sign at the intersection of 12th Street and 4700 West.
CLEARFIELD — Spencer Vernon’s all-around game helped Davis High boys basketball to a 22-5 first-quarter lead and the Darts never looked back in an 80-34 win Tuesday at Clearfield.
LAYTON — One of the many things basketball coaches like to preach is how a good defense turns into a good offense.
A three-season string of historic accomplishments for Weber State football reached another peak this week with the release of the 2019 season-end top 25 polls.
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Region 1 will have nine wrestlers compete at Tuesday's All-Star Duals high school wrestling event at Utah Valley University. Several more wrestlers from area schools will compete as well.
The first 13 minutes of Saturday night’s men’s basketball matchup between Weber State and Sacramento State were a slog.
OGDEN — After picking up its first conference win Thursday at Northern Colorado, Weber State women’s basketball returned to the Dee Events Center to host Sacramento State, the second-best scoring team in the Big Sky.
SYRACUSE — At the end of the first quarter, Weber’s Max Triplett had outscored Syracuse 12-11, all by himself.
LAYTON — Layton High boys basketball took a 47-34 lead at the half and stayed perfect in region play with a 96-64 win over Northridge on Friday night.
SALT LAKE CITY — Rudy Gobert had 15 points, 13 rebounds, and six blocked shots, leading the Utah Jazz to a 109-92 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night.
FARMINGTON — Farmington High’s girls basketball team is already a tough draw for any team.
Farmington High and Box Elder High battled in a girls high school basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at Farmington High School.
Weber State women’s basketball overcame 21 turnovers and outlasted Northern Colorado 65-60 to pick up its first conference win Thursday night in Greeley, Colorado.
After placing fourth in his division a year ago at the US Figure Skating National Championships, Ogden figure skater Kai Kovar, now 13, has again qualified for a spot in the national competition.
Host venues for the 2020 Tour of Utah cycling race were announced Friday and the city of Ogden made the list.
OGDEN — After being woefully undermanned in a 55-point loss at Utah State and losing by 30 to BYU’s best team in nine years to bookend nonconference play, Weber State men’s basketball has juxtaposed those against two Big Sky Conference defeats by a combined three points to well-rated Eastern…
OGDEN — Weber State men’s basketball harassed Northern Colorado’s top three shooters from start to finish Thursday night and it nearly paid off for the Wildcats.