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Anderl, Jessop lead Skyline girls past Judge Memorial in OT for 4A title

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 6:03pm

Hannah Anderl had 12 points, five rebounds and three assists, and teammate Barrett Jessop scored a team-high 20, to help Skyline hold off Judge Memorial, 60-57 in overtime Saturday in the Class 4A state title game at Salt Lake Community College.

Moeaki leads American Fork girls to first 5A title since 2009

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 4:06pm

Taylor Moeaki had 21 points and three steals to lift the Cavemen to the 5A state title with a 50-46 win over Viewmont in Saturday’s championship game at Salt Lake Community College.

Moore, Aggie seniors take to Spectrum floor one last time

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 2:39pm

Jalen Moore, Shane Rector and Connor Garner will play the final home game of their USU careers on Saturday night and will be honored prior to tipoff.

Skyline girls rally to set up all-Region 6 state final in 4A

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:00pm

Cameron Mooney scored eight of her 13 points in the first half to help Skyline rally for a 52-45 win Friday over Timpview and set up a Saturday’s title bout against region rival Judge Memorial.

USU hosts Air Force in final home game of season

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:50pm

USU looking to move up in the Mountain West Conference standings as it hosts Air Force in the final home game of the season on Saturday night.

Judge Memorial girls continue historic run with 4A semifinal win over Box Elder

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:18pm

Vanessa Austin totaled 14 points and 15 rebounds to lead Judge Memorial to a 45-34 win over Box Elder and advance to their first state championship game in school history Friday at Salt Lake Community College.

Empey's trey, block help American Fork girls hold off Copper Hills in 5A semifinal

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 7:38pm

Savanna Empey had eight points and two assists, as well as the game-sealing block with 28 seconds remaining, to help American Fork hold on for a 48-45 win over Copper Hills in Friday's Class 5A girls basketball semifinal.

Viewmont girls overcome halftime deficit to earn 5A title berth

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 4:56pm

Mercedes Staples scored a game-high 21 points, including a pair of crucial free throwsthe Vikings advanced to the 5A state championship with a 49-47 win over Sky View in a Class 5A state semifinal Friday.

UVU knocks off New Mexico State, ending Aggies' 40-game streak

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:26pm

The UVU men's basketball team shocked the world on Thursday night by knocking off New Mexico State in Las Cruces, ending the Aggies' 40-game conference home win streak that dates back to Jan. 26, 2012.

Watch bees learn to golf with the help of scientists

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 11:52am

Bees impressively work on their short game, a women's basketball player suffers the consequences of tying her shoe while bringing the ball up the court and a men's basketball locker room fight ends with a player breaking his jaw.

Kuzma scores 25 as Utah beats Colorado, 86-81

Michael Kelly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 12:25am

Utah's road struggles found a cure in what has become a friendly place for the Utes.

Pulsipher, Wayment help BYU women pull away from Portland

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:45pm

Makenzi Pulsipher dropped 20 points and 6 assists, and Kalani Purcell had 17 points and 11 rebounds to help BYU pull away from Portland, 73-60, Thursday night in the Marriott Center.

Bryant's career night leads BYU past Portland

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:13pm

Elijah Bryant opened the game with three quick 3-pointers, and finished with a career-high 39 points to help the Cougars ease past Portland, 97-78 in the penultimate West Coast Conference game of the 2016-17 regular season Thursday night in the Chiles Center.

10-year-old Utah gymnast wins 'Gymnast of the Year'

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:05pm

Lundyn Vandertoolen was the first Utahn and first of her level to win the Gymnast of the Year award from the International Gymnast magazine. But she's taking it all in stride.

Utah's Devon Daniels suspended indefinitely prior to Colorado game

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:10pm

Freshman Devon Daniels did not travel with the team to Colorado Thursday after being suspended indefinitely, Larry Krystkowiak announced.

Box Elder ‘did just enough’ to edge Maple Mountain in 4A quarterfinals

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 3:34pm

Box Elder did not have its best game, but “did just enough” to edge past an aggressive Maple Mountain team in the girls 4A quarterfinals Thursday, winning 49-46.

BYU football adds two-game series with Tennessee for 2019, 2023

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 2:46pm

The Cougars announced a home-and-home series with Tennessee, beginning Sept. 7, 2019, at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. A return trip to Provo is currently planned for Sept. 1 or 2, 2023, at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

Timpview holds on in 4A quarterfinal nailbitter against Springville

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 2:43pm

It took some luck and missed free throws by Springville at the end for Timpview to escape with a 55-54 win in the girls 4A quarterfinals Thursday.

Jazz let deadline pass with no trade

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:41pm

The Utah Jazz made no moves on Thursday, letting the NBA's trade deadline come and go and staying pat with their current roster.