OGDEN — Ogden football led 42-6 at halftime and cruised to a huge season-opening win, a 49-6 victory over Judge Memorial on Friday.
ROY — When West Jordan scored midway through the fourth quarter, Roy was reeling.
BOUNTIFUL — Botched assignments, turnovers, penalties and various other miscues are typically the norm for a Week 1 matchup.
PLAIN CITY — The Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway in Zion National Park is known for its many tight, windy curves and twists.
PLEASANT VIEW — Led by a big first-half from wide receiver Isaiah Glasker and an imposing ground attack from Preston Larson and Wyatt Marx, the Bingham Miners defeated the Weber Warriors 41-24 on opening night of the high school football season Friday.
It's once again time for high school football in Utah!
OGDEN — Kadrey Howell tallied a hat trick as Ogden girls soccer cut down Orem in a 6-1 win Thursday.
LAYTON — Defenders don’t often get the credit they deserve for keeping other teams off the scoresheet.
SYRACUSE — Everything about the play seemed normal.
Davis defeated Fremont 2-0 on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Fremont High School in Plain City.
ROY — Tiani Fonoti netted a golden goal on an assist from Kennedy Thomas in the 97th minute to lift Northridge to a region-opening, 2-1 road win at Roy on Tuesday.
PLAIN CITY — By a numerical account, Grace Nicol's one-goal game against Fremont on Tuesday was her lowest tally of the season.
When the high school football season begins Friday, Roy High head coach Fred Fernandes and Bear River coach Chris Wise will be absent via suspension.
It's about that time for high school football in Utah.
For many years, a team that wanted to qualify for the playoffs in Utah high school sports had to finish in a certain place in its region, normally fourth place or better.
OGDEN — On a mid-July evening, the sun lit up the Wasatch Mountain Range and provided a stunning backdrop for Ben Lomond High’s football practice.
BRIGHAM CITY — How sweet it is, and was, to bask in the glory of a region football championship.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — When all five of your offensive linemen return from the prior season, that’s a good thing.
BOUNTIFUL — One by one, the Bountiful High football players took off sprinting down the field.
LAYTON — There might not be a more challenging head football coaching job at the high school level than at Layton Christian Academy.
KAYSVILLE — Everyone saw what happened when Davis High had a full offseason with its coaching staff and players working together.
CLEARFIELD — From 1990 to 2007, the Clearfield High football team qualified for the state playoffs in all but one season.
FARMINGTON — Ask anyone around Farmington High’s football program during last year’s inaugural season and they would’ve acknowledged the expected turbulence that came with being a new team at a new school.
WOODS CROSS — In early July, there was one thing and one thing only on Luke Hyde’s horizon.
ROY — Back in December when the Utah High School Activities Association finalized the latest realignment, those involved in Weber County high school sports started buzzing.
BOUNTIFUL — Viewmont High’s football coaches and players knew the Vikings were going to take a big hit to their team depth in 2019 a year after Farmington High opened and changed the school boundaries.
LAYTON — The bad news for the Layton Lancers was they went 2-7 last year and finished in sixth place in a region of seven teams.
MORGAN — Usually, attrition in high school classes results in a big sophomore class, a smaller junior class and an even smaller senior class.
GARLAND — It was a loud and busy summer at Bear River High and one could catch a glimpse of it all from the football field.
LAYTON — Anyone who caught a Northridge High football game last season could tell you at least one thing: all hell broke loose on offense for the Knights more often than not.
SYRACUSE — It was odd for everyone to see the Syracuse Titans not in the state football playoffs in 2018.
PLAIN CITY — For the second year in a row, Fremont High has a brand-new set of starting offensive linemen.
OGDEN — For the first time in 10 years, Ogden High’s football team is on a sustained upward trajectory.
PLEASANT VIEW — They’ve won the Region 1 championship two straight years. They’ve gone to the state quarterfinals two straight years.
MORGAN — Tiani Fonoti and Ella Sanders each scored first-half goals to lead Northridge girls soccer (2-0) to a 2-1 win Friday afternoon at Morgan (0-1).
Watch for the Standard-Examiner’s special Northern Utah Prep Football Preview, publishing Sunday, Aug. 11.
WEST JORDAN — Grace Nicol netted four goals as Davis girls soccer (2-0) built a 6-0 halftime lead in an 8-0 win Thursday at West Jordan.
Bonneville defeated Weber 5-0 on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Weber High School in Pleasant View.
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PLEASANT VIEW — Coming into the season, the Bonneville High girls soccer team had three returning starters. That number dropped to two when one of them, midfielder and forward Bailey Hassell, tore her ACL this summer.
Watch for the Standard-Examiner's special Northern Utah Prep Football Preview, publishing Sunday, Aug. 11.
Syracuse defeated Ogden 3-0 on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at the Spence Eccles Ogden Community Sports Complex in Ogden.
FARMINGTON — Rylee Gurney scored two goals and Bentley Fuller scored once to lead Farmington to a 3-1 opening win over Weber.
OGDEN — The powers that be decreed that girls soccer season in Utah begins smack in the middle of meteorological summer.
SALT LAKE CITY — Over the weekend in Biloxi, Mississippi, Kolton Mahoney got called to the manager’s office after a baseball game between his team, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, and the Biloxi Shuckers.
With the girls soccer season starting Tuesday, here’s a look at each region involving Northern Utah schools, with information on players to watch, region favorites, darkhorse contenders and more.
OGDEN — It was 90-something degrees at 5 p.m. on a late July day as the Ogden High girls soccer team neared the end of its practice.
Hudson Schenck appeared for all the world that nothing could stress him out at all.
PERRY — When Emily Isaacson was a freshman on the Box Elder High girls basketball team, she suited up with the rest of the projected bench players for the Purple and White Game, the team’s annual preseason scrimmage.