A former BYU football star whose NFL career was cut short partly by concussions has now decided to devote himself to helping others with similar injuries. Late last month, Austin Collie quit his football career to work at a Provo clinic.
The Tigers jumped out to a double-digit lead early, but five double-digit scorers helped Oak Hill Academy (Virginia) rally for an 81-64 win in the quarterfinals of the event Thursday at Christ the King High School in New York City.
Former Cyprus High star Lori Parkinson had a team-high 24 points and seven rebounds in Santa Clara's 87-67 loss to the top-seeded Cougars in the WCC Tournament semifinals Monday at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
Tourney MVP Isaac Monson had eight points and 15 rebounds and Olympus outscored Timpview 17-7 in the third quarter to hold off the Thunderbirds 51-44 for the Titans' first 4A state championship in school history.
Matt Lindsey scored 19 of his game-high 31 points in the first half as Olympus' boys basketball team advanced to the Class 4A state championship with a 70-42 win over Woods Cross in Friday's semifinals.
Preston Sanchez scored 25 points, including a game-high two 3-pointers, to lead Copper Hills to a stunning win over Lone Peak, 74-59, in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A boys basketball state tournament Thursday at the Huntsman Center.