After a two-week pause, winter prep sports in Utah will proceed, but with required COVID-19 testing every other week for participants that has school districts trying to figure out logistics of how that will all come together during a holiday week.
Ogden High will be getting a new, six-figure golf and multi-sport simulator installed by the end of the current school year.
The UHSAA Board of Trustees moved forward with the first consideration of classifications Thursday in the next prep sports realignment in Utah.
As the night wore long and late, Utah State guard and Bountiful native Sam Merrill finally got the word.
Two years has gone and past and, on Thursday, the UHSAA Board of Trustees convenes to start ironing the last creases on the biennial realignment process.
Kyler Oliver wasn’t assured a spot in this past weekend’s Professional Bull Riders World Finals in Arlington, Texas.
ST. GEORGE — In a one-score game, two plays made all the difference in a rematch of last year’s 3A football championship game between Juab and Morgan.
Morgan High will face Juab at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Dixie State in the 3A football state championship game, aiming for back-to-back football state championships for the first time in school history.
The Utah High School Activities Association sent a memo to high schools Thursday informing them of new winter sports start dates, and it strongly pointed out that the new start dates are tentative.
One can’t walk into the Ogden High School gymnasium or walk the nearby hallway without seeing how much of an impact Phil Russell had at the school.
Wednesday opened the regular signing period for the 2021 class in all Division I sports except football and basketball, but also brought the start of basketball’s early signing period.
In the spring, a Davis County coaching shuffle brought new head football coaches to four high schools. Northridge replaced its coach with Woods Cross’ coach, who then hired Layton’s coach, who then hired Layton Christian’s coach.
Around 9 p.m. Sunday night, Utah’s emergency alert system relayed a message to every smart phone in the state, advising people of a new state of emergency about to be issued by Gov. Gary Herbert.
Flyers for winter sports tryouts, open gyms and such were posted all around school hallways and social media in the last week.
LEHI — On Aug. 13, Davis and Herriman played 2020's first high school football game in the country.
MIDVALE — There was a moment Friday in the 6A volleyball state semifinals when it looked like Fremont High might, just might, grab hold of its match against Lone Peak.
PLAIN CITY — For a couple minutes after losing the first set, Fremont volleyball players spoke amongst themselves on the team bench, discussing where they needed to improve before going back out for set No. 2 against West Jordan.
BOUNTIFUL — Breaking down Bountiful volleyball this year, there is a dichotomy of youth and experience.
SYRACUSE — Senior spiker and co-captain Megan “MC Hammer” Chandler leads Syracuse volleyball in kills on the court.
PLAIN CITY — Survive and advance is the name of state tournaments, however a team can manage to do so.
In mid-April just after the coronavirus pandemic reached the United States, Utah State men’s basketball guard Abel Porter announced on social media that he was going to play at Ohio State in the 2020-21 season.
BRIGHAM CITY — In the middle of the volleyball season, a handful of Box Elder’s starters were quarantined because of COVID-19 contact tracing. They missed two weeks and in that time, the Bees dropped a region match to Bonneville, which played what Bees head coach Kris Harding called the perf…
Philip Russell — a legendary, 40-year fixture in Ogden High girls basketball history, Ogden High athletics and in the state of Utah — died Tuesday due to complications from COVID-19, his family said Tuesday.
Prep volleyball teams in the area have dealt with a wide spectrum of COVID effects, from one or more two-week quarantines, to having a handful of starters quarantined from contact tracing, to nothing at all.
On Oct. 23, just hours before leaving for a 2A football playoff game at Enterprise High, Layton Christian found out its football season was over due to COVID-19 concerns on team.
NORTH LOGAN — No. 10 Bear River scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to complete a comeback win and avenge their Senior Night loss to No. 7 Green Canyon, eliminating the Wolves 32-28 on Friday evening in the second round of the 4A state football playoffs.
PLEASANT VIEW — Just 3:52 remained on the clock, but Davis had a chance — and that was all it could ask for at this point of the game and with the way things started.
ROY — It apparently takes exactly 12.5 seconds to run 89 yards on an artificial turf high school football field.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — After a banner regular season for Region 5 champion Bonneville football, the conclusion was unfittingly abrupt.
For the first time since Weber High beat Davis 17-14 in the 1985 state championship game, the same two schools will face off in this year’s prep football playoffs at 5 p.m. Friday at Weber High.
The UHSAA released state volleyball brackets for the 6A and 5A classifications Thursday morning and both Region 1 and Region 5 saw three schools in the top 10 of the playoff standings.
Morgan High fell Wednesday night against Union in the 3A volleyball state championship match at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield.
KAYSVILLE — Hailee Garcia dished out 58 assists to pace Syracuse High volleyball in a four-set region win at Davis. Scores were 25-22, 25-21,18-25, 25-20.
SANDY — The American flag flying high above the north side of Rio Tinto Stadium was still whipping around Monday evening after high winds moved into the Wasatch Front following a cold front earlier Monday morning.
SYRACUSE — Death, taxes, Fremont and Syracuse playing a five-set volleyball match.
It was the same score, just the other way around.
OGDEN — For many, the annual Iron Horse gridiron game between Ogden and Ben Lomond is the highlight of the school year.
BRIGHAM CITY — Parker Buchanan ran for two scores and threw for one more as No. 13 seed Box Elder football eliminated region rival No. 20 Woods Cross in a 22-8 decision Friday night in the first round of the 5A state playoffs.
KAYSVILLE — Over the past month, Davis High football has suffered three excruciating home losses by a total of 11 points.
SANDY — For the second straight year, the Bonneville High girls soccer team gathered after the state championship game and watched another team wildly celebrate a game-winning goal.
SANDY — The main difference in Friday’s Ogden-Ridgeline girls state soccer championship game from last year’s title match was who won.
SANDY — Just like last year, the question around the Ogden High girls soccer team devoid of experience in close games was how the Tigers would play when that tight game did arrive.
MIDWAY — Morgan High won its third straight girls cross country team championship and a Morgan boys runner claimed an individual title Thursday at Soldier Hollow.
As time was almost out in the first period of extra time, Sydney Erickson headed home a corner kick to send Morgan High’s girls soccer team to the 3A state championship game.
Weber High is ranked No. 7 in this week’s Standard-Examiner Utah Prep Football Media Poll after the Warriors beat previous No. 6 Roy 35-8 to end the regular season.
St. Joseph High volleyball finished Region 17 play unbeaten while Fremont stayed that way in Region 1 in Tuesday’s action.
SANDY — Pleasant Grove won a free kick 21 seconds after kickoff in Tuesday night’s 6A girls soccer state semifinal match. Davis repelled it and, for the remaining 79 minutes and 39 seconds of play, the No. 2-seeded Darts coasted.
SANDY — Fremont High’s girls soccer team kicked off its 6A girls soccer state semifinal Tuesday against American Fork, then didn’t see the ball at one of its players’ feet for the next eight minutes.
SANDY — It took two thunderous goals for Bonneville High’s girls soccer team to get past a hurdle it had been thinking about for a whole year: Skyline.
PLAIN CITY — Fremont High’s girls soccer team is the No. 13 seed in the 6A state playoffs.
PLAIN CITY — A few Fremont High football players walked toward the west parking lot at the school, some with helmets in hand.