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Lone Peak's Jackson highlights KSL boys' hoops MVPs

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 9th - 7:01pm

The state of Utah had quite the year in high school basketball in 2015-16.

Layton's Bassett leads way in KSL girls hoops honorees

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 9th - 6:22pm

Below are the KSL Game Night Live MVPs in girls basketball for the Class of 2016.

Ex-BYU and NFL player focuses new career on concussions

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Apr 7th - 10:21pm

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.

Wasatch Academy grabs early lead, falls late to Oak Hill in Dick's Nationals quarterfinal

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Mar 31st - 3:02pm

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.

Lone Peak's Jackson named co-MVP in McDonald's All-American win

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Mar 30th - 9:52pm

Lone Peak's Frank Jackson scored 19 points and went 5-of-7 from beyond the arc to lift the West all-stars by the East squad, 114-107 at the United Center in Chicago.

Lone Peak's Jackson wins national slam dunk title, promotes Book of Mormon

Sean Walker and Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  Mar 29th - 10:05pm

Lone Peak’s Frank Jackson will be the first Utahan in 16 years to play in the McDonald’s All-American Game. He also did a little missionary work while winning the Powerade slam dunk contest.

Lone Peak's Jackson named Gatorade Utah POY

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Mar 17th - 9:39pm

Lone Peak senior Frank Jackson was named the Gatorade Utah boys basketball player of the year, the organization announced Thursday.

Survey shows youth football participation increased in 2015

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Mar 14th - 8:40am

The most recent survey of youth sports shows football participation is growing faster than nearly every other sport.

Bountiful's Redding named Gatorade girls hoops POY

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Mar 10th - 7:58pm

Bountiful center and BYU signee Kennedy Redding was named Utah's Gatorade girls basketball player of the year Thursday.

Former Cyprus star Parkinson plays with 'a little extra' in Santa Clara's loss to BYU

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Mar 7th - 7:42pm

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.

5A boys basketball: Shoemaker, Bingham top Copper Hills for first title in 10 years  |  Posted  Mar 5th - 8:20pm

Schyler Shoemaker and Dason Youngblood each scored 16 points, and the Miners pulled away from Region 3 rival Copper Hills, 61-44 for their first Class 5A state title since 2006.

4A boys basketball: Titans topple Timpview for first-ever state title

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  Mar 5th - 7:21pm

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.

Live stream: 4A/5A basketball state championships  |  Posted  Mar 5th - 12:18pm

Click the stream for a live feed of the Class 4A/5A boys basketball state tournaments.

5A STATE: Bingham gets revenge, crushes Layton to earn championship berth

Kyle Spencer, Contributor  |  Posted  Mar 4th - 10:22pm

A dominant third quarter saw the Miners run away from Layton to avenge last year's quarterfinal defeat and set up a championship showdown with Copper Hills.

5A STATE: Copper Hills takes care of Westlake to advance to state final

Kyle Spencer, Contributor  |  Posted  Mar 4th - 8:39pm

Copper Hills built a double-digit first-half lead that was too much for Westlake to overcome in the first 5A boys basketball semifinal Friday night.

4A STATE: Timpview moves into finals with defeat of Highland

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Mar 4th - 6:26pm

Timpview moved into the 4A State Championship after defeating the Highland Rams 59-49 at the Huntsman Center Friday afternoon.

4A STATE: Lindsey leads Olympus by Woods Cross  |  Posted  Mar 4th - 5:46pm

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.

5A STATE: Sanchez leads Copper Hills past Lone Peak in quarterfinals; Westlake outlasts Brighton in OT

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Mar 3rd - 10:43pm

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.

5A STATE: Blackmon's 27, game-winning layup sends Layton to semis

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Mar 3rd - 5:52pm

Julian Blackmon's 27 points and game-winning layup with 4.1 seconds left gave Layton a 70-69 win over Sky View in a scintillating quarterfinal game Thursday afternoon at the Huntsman Center.

5A STATE: Childs, Avea push Bingham past American Fork

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Mar 3rd - 4:58pm

Strong performances Thursday afternoon from Samuta Avea and Yoeli Childs sent Bingham into the 5A state semifinals with a win over American Fork.