Thursday's NBA Draft just got a whole lot less interesting for the Utah Jazz but, in its place, the 2019-20 season will have all kinds of high hopes and expectations.
Despite leaving several good scoring chances empty, the Ogden Raptors controlled Tuesday’s road opener from start to finish to claim a 6-1 win over the Orem Owlz at UCCU Ballpark on the campus of Utah Valley University.
The United States Association of Blind Athletes will host a blind soccer development camp from June 20-23 at the Utah School for the Blind in Ogden.
Maybe four games was all it took for the Pioneer League baseball wackiness to regress to the mean.
Rolando Lebron gave the Ogden Raptors the lead twice on Sunday against the Grand Junction Rockies.
NCAA rules say a basketball team can't contact players from another team and encourage them to transfer. But mid-major coaches say it happens. Frequently. Coaches and players go on the record with the Standard-Examiner to talk about the process called "poaching."
OGDEN — The Pioneer League is a baseball league, sure, but Saturday night’s game between the Ogden Raptors and Grand Junction Rockies felt a little like a basketball game.
OGDEN — There were plenty of contributions up and down Ogden’s lineup but, in many ways, all the Raptors needed Friday night were first baseman Justin Yurchak and pitcher Kevin Malisheski.
An hour before first pitch, the line of fans to get into Lindquist Field stretched down Lincoln Avenue almost to 24th Street.
Ogden Raptors vs. Grand Junction on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Lindquist Field in Ogden.
The Utah Jazz usually try to look out for local college products during the pre-NBA draft workout season, but this one is a even more hometown than that.
As the Ogden Raptors prepare to embark on their 26th season, here are some things that changed (and one that didn't) during the offseason that impact the 2019 campaign.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Kawhi Leonard raised his arms high in triumph and celebrated Canada’s first NBA championship.
OGDEN — The last time Justin Yurchak played at Lindquist Field, his Great Falls Voyagers lost 7-4 to the Ogden Raptors in Game 1 of the 2017 Pioneer League Championship series.
To say the past week has been a recruiting whirlwind for graduated Layton High softball pitcher Jackie Gold would be an understatement.
OGDEN — The third edition of the Ogden Raptors season-kickoff FanFest attracted a small, laid-back crowd to Lindquist Field on Wednesday night and the smallest list yet of home-run hopefuls looking to win season tickets by hitting long-balls in a fan home run derby.
The Ogden Raptors host their annual FanFest on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Lindquist Field in Ogden.
The Tax Entity Committee that met Monday at Farmington City Hall approved an extension to the Redevelopment Area at Station Park, clearing the first step for Station Park owners to build a multi-use arena there.
The Basketball Tournament announced its bracket Tuesday for the 2019 edition of its winner-take-all, $2 million hoops competition and it revealed some spicy local flavor for games scheduled in Utah.
Last summer, Viewmont High head football coach Scott Ditty offered a prediction about the Vikings’ then-junior left tackle Alex Harrison.
REIMS, France (AP) — Alex Morgan tied a World Cup record with five goals as the defending champion U.S. national team opened the Women’s World Cup with a record-breaking 13-0 rout of Thailand on Tuesday night.
OGDEN — Despite losing its athletic director of 10 years, Weber State University is not in a rush to hire a permanent replacement.
Nathan Dunivan was Weber State’s final of three athletes to compete at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas.
Farmington City has a new high school, miles of hiking and biking trails, a booming population and a popular shopping mall — and it might not be done yet.
Weber State track athlete Tawnie Moore made her mark one last time in the 100 meter hurdles Thursday.
Two longtime Northern Utah softball coaches stepped down after the recent season ended.
The NCAA announced major changes to men’s college basketball Wednesday, altering the distance of the 3-point line for the first time in 11 years.
Timea Gardiner walked in to a room at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, last week to learn whether or not she had made the cut for the Team USA U16 Basketball Women’s U16 National Team.
Now that the spring high school sports playoffs are over, it's time to reveal the Standard-Examiner's season-ending rankings in baseball, softball and soccer. The next edition of the S-E's rankings will be in the fall.
TORONTO — Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Toronto Raptors won the first NBA Finals game played outside the U.S., beating the Golden State Warriors 118-109 on Thursday night.
A field of 42 players were invited to Colorado Springs this week to try out with USA Basketball in hopes of making the national U16 team.
TAYLORSVILLE — An eye-opening display of power hitting and shutdown pitching turned Bountiful High’s state softball championship into another nightmare.
Roy and Bountiful each played West on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Valley Regional Park in Taylorsville on the final day of the 5A state softball tournament. West won three times to claim the championship.
A slew of 2019 college football games were assigned kickoff times and TV plans across the country, but none more locally relevant than the BYU-Utah season-opening rivalry battle scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 29, in Provo.
TAYLORSVILLE — After helping Herriman defend its 6A softball title with a 9-3 victory over Layton on Thursday, Mustang pitcher Libby Parkinson couldn’t keep from laughing.
Herriman takes Layton 9-2 in the 6A Softball Championship on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Salt Lake Community College.
Bountiful defeats Roy 11-1 on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Valley Regional Park in Taylorsville.
BYU men’s basketball got a major boost Wednesday night when star forward Yoeli Childs tweeted unexpected news that he will return to the school for his senior year, hours before the deadline early entrants must meet to withdraw from the NBA Draft and maintain college eligibility.
TAYLORSVILLE — Farmington High's softball coach Jasey Fatongia walked to home plate with her team's lineup prior to the Phoenix's 5A state quarterfinal against Bountiful on Wednesday morning and said, "It's about time."
High School Varsity Softball Quarter Finals at Valley Regional Park in Taylorsville on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.
OGDEN — Five weeks after Jerry Bovee announced he was stepping down from his athletic director post, Weber State announced Tuesday that Tim Crompton would serve as interim athletic director for the university.
After concluding a week of practice and workouts in Las Vegas, Weber State junior guard Jerrick Harding announced Tuesday afternoon on Twitter that he is withdrawing from the NBA Draft and returning to WSU for his senior season.
A flurry of venue changes couldn’t prevent the state softball tournament from succumbing to Utah’s second-wettest spring on record.
OGDEN — After the two most successful seasons in franchise history, the Ogden Raptors are now gearing up for their 26th season of baseball that begins next month.
KAYSVILLE — After waiting for days to continue play in the 6A softball tournament, Layton’s offense needed a while to wake up.
Weber State’s track and field team will send three athletes to the NCAA national championship meet next month after qualified performances this weekend at the NCAA West Regional hosted by Sacramento State.
Layton Varsity softball was defeated by Copper Hills 8-3 on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Davis High School in Kaysville.
CLEARFIELD — Fremont High softball scored eight runs in the first inning, then held off a Clearfield comeback to advance 9-8 in the 6A state tournament one-loss bracket Friday at Clearfield High School.
OREM — Two hours and 56 minutes usually constitutes far more than enough time for a high school baseball game to play out.
SANDY — On May 8, 2018, Weber High boys soccer goalkeeper Charles Wheelwright laid on the turf at Layton High School while a group of Lancers' boys soccer players celebrated around him.
Weber High School's boys soccer team defeated Copper Hills 1-0 at the 6A UHSAA soccer championship match Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy.