SANDY — Sadie McGreer converted a penalty kick in the 27th minute and Morgan shut out Judge Memorial 1-0 to win the 3A state championship game Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium.
SANDY — Atley Thompson accepted the state runner-up trophy and held it with Meg Edwards. The two Layton High soccer seniors looked at each other and said a few things.
Morgan High put a bow on another region volleyball championship by sweeping Judge Memorial at home Thursday night by scores of 25-15, 25-14, 25-19.
LAYTON — Layton girls soccer head coach Tara Ferrin gathered the Lancers after practice on Thursday and told them it was finally here.
LAYTON — Northridge intercepted a Woods Cross pass on a potential game-tying two-point conversion with less than a minute left to preserve a 49-47, non-region win Wednesday.
It's the end of the road: Week 10 of high school football in Northern Utah.
SALT LAKE CITY — Ellie Lundgreen pointed to a spot on the Highland High School track near the main grandstands. She remembers it well. It’s where she threw up after finishing last year’s cross country state championship race.
Monday was another routine workout for the Ogden High cross country team ahead of Wednesday’s state championship race in Salt Lake City. The runners ran around the stadium track, alternating between running slow and running fast.
DRAPER — Morgan volleyball swept Summit Academy by scores of 25-18, 25-12, 25-10 in a match Tuesday.
DRAPER — The way Tuesday night’s Layton-Davis girls soccer semifinal went for the first hour, it had the mark of a game that would have one good scoring chance from both sides.
DRAPER — For the second year in a row, a sparkling season that had promise of a state championship ended prematurely for the Syracuse girls soccer team.
Note: The prep soccer rankings will return next week following the conclusion of the playoffs.
MANTI — Morgan girls soccer got a goal in the second half to beat top-seed Manti 1-0 on Saturday and advance to the 3A semifinals.
FARMINGTON — The only thing Kyrese Rowan would have differently about his interception returned for touchdown would be if it was on the Farmington High sideline instead of the Roy sideline.
BRIGHAM CITY — With less than a minute left and Box Elder leading 35-28, Woods Cross scored on a pass but missed the PAT attempt Friday.
BOUNTIFUL — The 54th annual installment of Bountiful vs. Viewmont arrived with plenty at stake.
SYRACUSE — It doesn’t matter anymore.
Week 9 of high school football in Northern Utah brings region finales for most schools.
OGDEN — When your offense scores touchdowns on all six first-half drives, that's usually a good omen. There are plenty of good omens going around the Ogden High football program these days.
LAYTON — Journee McDowell blasted a penalty kick through the Westlake keeper six minutes into extra time to send two-seed Layton (12-4-2) to the 6A semifinals with a 2-1 win on Thursday night.
SYRACUSE — Syracuse had all the momentum, but its high-powered scoring machine was broken in the first half Thursday.
The 66th Iron Horse Game, the Ogden City football rivalry between Ben Lomond High School and Ogden High School, was played Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at Weber State University in Ogden.
For every one of the area football teams except Layton Christian, this Friday’s games represent the last meaningful games of the year before the playoffs (or, of your career if your team misses the playoffs).
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Bonneville senior goalkeeper Ashley Croyle was, for lack of a better phrase, not happy.
OGDEN — Before Thursday’s football clash at Stewart Stadium, before Ogden and Ben Lomond take the field, they sat down and had an amicable dinner.
ROY — Alyssa Foutz was the first one on the field, running toward the goal with her finger raised in the air, the rest of the Roy Royals sprinting behind her.
Soccer playoff season is among us. Didn't it only seem like yesterday that tryouts were happening?
Weber High sophomore Jacque Dunyon captured the 6A girls tennis state championship at No. 1 singles with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Lone Peak's Marinn Patch in Salt Lake City.
BOUNTIFUL — Farmington football (2-6, 2-2 Region 5) picked up its first road win in program history in a 34-10 victory Friday at Bountiful (3-5, 1-3), putting the Phoenix close to a potential playoff berth.
ROY — The T-shirt cannon that paraded the Roy High sideline was a bit overpowered Friday. For once, people standing in the back could catch the clothing projectiles, which rolled off the snack-bar rooftop a few times.
LAYTON — It’s been a tough few weeks for the Darts against the Region 1 elite.
LAYTON — By definition, a harrier is “a runner on a cross-country team.”
Welcome to Week 8 of high school football in Northern Utah.
PLEASANT VIEW — Hudson Schenck got a chance and took it, the only chance Weber High needed in a game that essentially amounted to a fast draw duel of the 1800s.
PLEASANT VIEW — That Region 1 championship is going to have to wait. But not too long.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Davis golfer Cole Ponich and Lone Peak’s Zach Jones, in the day’s final pairing, reached the 18th hole of the 6A state golf tournament Thursday at Talon’s Cove with Jones leading by one stroke for the individual championship.
SYRACUSE — The golf gods must have had an early afternoon tee-time Thursday.
Note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly identified Weber High golfer Max Lunt. The Standard-Examiner regrets the error.
Weber and Fremont High have met in football each year since Fremont opened in 1994. Their first meeting was raw, as one would expect, with friends and former teammates squaring off for county bragging rights.
PLEASANT VIEW — Kelsey Johnson and Sarah Pollard scored in a two-minute span in the second half to earn a shutout 2-0 win for Weber girls soccer (8-6-1, 6-4-1 Region 1) against Davis (8-4-2, 5-4-2) on Tuesday.
SYRACUSE — It didn’t take long for a Farmington High sports team to put a resident into the trophy cabinet. It might not be much longer before that resident has a roommate.