OGDEN — Amid an 0-6 start to the season, Ben Lomond High School has made changes to its girls basketball coaching staff.
GREEN RIVER, Wyo. — Titus Hughes led Ben Lomond with 23 points and eight rebounds in a 63-51 win over Riverton (Wyoming) in the first round of the Flaming Gorge Shootout on Thursday at Rock Springs High School.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Typically when a basketball team changes coaches, there’s a pretty rocky transition period. There’s new plays on the court, different expectations, different coaching methods, different ways of going about practice and games.
Layton defeated Bonneville 54-42 in a girls varsity basketball game Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at Bonneville High School in Washington Terrace.
Layton Christian Academy will be looking for a new head football coach.
SALT LAKE CITY — St. Joseph girls basketball raced out to a commanding 22-0 lead as the Jayhawks beat APA West Valley 51-12 on Wednesday afternoon.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Here’s what a non-region basketball win against a much-bigger school in the same school district won’t do: It won’t improve your playoff seeding and it won’t put a trophy in the cabinet.
Bonneville defeated Weber 62-53 in a boys varsity basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at Bonneville High School in Washington Terrace.
MORGAN — In girls basketball action Tuesday, Davis led Morgan 25-20 at halftime, then Morgan outscored the Darts 33-22 after the break to come away with a 53-47 victory.
ROY — Layton Christian boys basketball always has big ambitions once February comes around. And they usually prepare in the toughest way possible.
Layton Christian defeated Roy 74-55 in a boys varsity basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, at Roy High School.
There are a couple changes in this week’s boys basketball rankings. Bountiful swapped with Davis to go into the top spot and Farmington checks in at No. 5 after a 3-0 start combined with Clearfield’s losing streak.
DAVIS 58, COPPER HILLS 51
COALVILLE — Titus Hughes put a double-double of 27 points and 15 rebounds as Ben Lomond romped to a 77-51 road win at North Summit. Garet Rentmeister added 15 points for the Scots.
Fremont girls, plus Fremont and Weber boys, pick up wins in Thursday's high school basketball action around Northern Utah.
MIDVALE — The Utah High School Activities Association finalized the high school sports realignment for the 2019-21 school years at its Board of Trustees meeting Thursday.
PLAIN CITY — Fremont High’s gymnasium is going to be a well-visited gym by Division I college coaches over the next three years. That’s because the Silver Wolves have a sophomore and a freshman who already have five D-I offers between them
PLEASANT VIEW — In girls basketball action, Woods Cross led 25-24 going into the fourth quarter, then Weber claimed a 16-7 final frame to win 40-32 on Wednesday.
OGDEN — With only a single home game on its resume this season, it took Roy a while to kick the rust off Wednesday evening.
PLAIN CITY — Fremont girls basketball kept Alta off the scoreboard until 3:51 left in the second quarter as the Silver Wolves remained unbeaten with a 65-18 victory Tuesday.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Bonneville girls basketball took a 14-5 lead after the first quarter and ran away from Roy to win 57-15 at the Harry Burchell Classic on Friday.
PLAIN CITY — Basketball is a team game and Tyler Roberts and Jake Howe played their parts to perfection Friday evening.
The 2019 high school baseball season was something Ogden High senior Nick Freeman looked forward to ever since his Tommy John surgery. He won’t be a part of it after a torn ACL in the Iron Horse football game this fall, which means he’s out for several more months.
LAYTON — To many, it looked weird to see Van Price wearing something other than light blue at a Layton girls basketball game.
Davis defeated Bountiful 79-75 in a boys varsity basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at Davis High School.
SMITHFIELD — Fremont girls basketball led at Sky View 18-16 after two quarters, then outscored the Bobcats 29-18 the rest of the way to take control for a 47-34 non-region win Tuesday.
KAYSVILLE — Everything seemed out of sync Wednesday night at Davis High.
MIDVALE — The second step in the Utah High School Activities Association’s realignment process is complete after the UHSAA Board of Trustees met for six hours Wednesday.
Grade level: Senior
MILLVILLE — Dallin Hall scored 20 points and Baylor Harrop scored 19 to lead Fremont boys basketball to a 68-49 road win at Ridgeline on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Courtnie Porter tipped the ball to Jenna Czarnecki, Czarnecki fired a pass to Karly Conolly, Conolly took two steps and made a layup.
OGDEN — Throughout her time with the Salt Lakers basketball club, St. Joseph Catholic High senior Virginia Tomon had heard a story from her coach, Mishon Johnson, about a particular girl who played for the club.
The first full of week of basketball games are upon us, and so it is time for the Standard-Examiner’s region and team previews, found below, for the area girls basketball teams.
Wasatch outscored Northridge 26-18 in the fourth quarter to break a 37-37 tie and hand the Knights (1-1) a 63-55 loss on Monday. The game was played at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City.
MORGAN — The video is fuzzy, but Kaleb Calderwood's memory isn't.
Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct earlier errors in the Woods Cross and Ogden paragraphs. The Standard-Examiner regrets the errors.
LAYTON — A wide, four-inch-long, pink scar slices a crescent arc around the bent left elbow of Tanner Kofoed.
OREM — Bountiful led Lone Peak 40-31 at halftime on the way to a 71-58 win over the defending 6A state champions in the Utah Valley University Tip Off tournament on Wednesday night.
Ogden defeated Roy 42-27 in a girls varsity basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at Ogden High School.
OGDEN — Basketball season always brings a fresh feeling around high school campuses. The atmosphere is more contained, tighter; the action can be breathless at times.
FARMINGTON — Northridge High led Farmington 12-10 after one quarter, but the Phoenix outscored the Knights 43-23 the rest of the way to win their first girls basketball game in school history, 53-35, on their first try.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Northridge and Bonneville High earned a solid ‘10’ for entertainment value to begin their respective boys basketball seasons as the Knights pulled out a 68-67 nailbiter at Bonneville High Tuesday night.
Fourteen more Northern Utah prep student athletes signed to play college sports in the NCAA early signing period, which began last week.
MIDVALE — We now know what the next phase of realignment in Utah High school sports could look like for the 149 schools that participate in athletics. Sort of.