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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
RIVERDALE — Adi Felix scored 19 points for Utah Military Academy (2-7, 0-3 Region 17) girls basketball, but the Thunderbirds were outscored 14-4 in the fourth quarter in a 37-26 home region loss against APA West Valley on Thursday night.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — The sky is not falling.
A small slate of high school basketball games played out Wednesday in Northern Utah.
LAYTON — Whether or not there will be a power shift in Region 1 wrestling won’t be fully known until the end of the season. Wednesday night’s dual match between Fremont High and Layton offered a potential glimpse at things to come.
Fremont High wrestles Layton High on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, at Layton High School.
OGDEN — Garet Rentmeister didn’t even look at the basket but knew a stepback 3-pointer was the shot he wanted to take.
KAYSVILLE — Syracuse High girls basketball trailed Davis 9-6 at the half but outscored the Darts 22-12 after the break to pick up a hard-fought, 28-21 region road win Tuesday.
LAYTON — Ethan Potter is 6-foot-7 and says he’s the tall one in his family, taller than his older brother Chase, taller than both his parents. Naturally, he plays basketball.
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SYRACUSE — Go back to Sept. 13, 2019, on a warm summer night at Roy High’s football field.
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MORGAN — Football’s obviously known for being a violent, contact sport.
Bear River: Klayson Roberts
LAYTON — Layton High boys basketball scored 55 points across the second and third quarters in a 92-66 region home win Friday night.
PLAIN CITY — Who would wake up Saturday morning still unbeaten?