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‘It was amazing’: Herriman 6th-grader places 2nd in world at prestigious archery event

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:14pm

Kaylee Gurney, an 11-year-old from Herriman, placed second in the world for her age at a prestigious international archery event held in Las Vegas last week.

No. 4 Utah gymnastics suffers first loss of season to No. 5 LSU

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:07pm

Though falling short of first-placed LSU (197.25), Utah (197.075) placed second beating No. 15 Missouri (196.475) and Stanford (195.85).

4A wrestling: Payson, Uintah pulling away from field after quarterfinals

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 8:45pm

After the first day of wrestling at the Class 4A state tournament Friday, two teams began to separate themselves from the pack, both with their own claims on a championship.

3A wrestling: Emery emerging at state meet, alongside powers Juab, Delta

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 8:31pm

When the day was finished, the Spartans still held a spot in the top-three with 77.5 points, just behind powerhouses Juab and Delta.

McDonald scores 26; Arizona women surge late to beat Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 8:09pm

Aari McDonald had 26 points with 10 rebounds and six assists, and Arizona pulled away in the last five minutes to beat Utah 66-55 on Friday night.

Salt Lake Stallions look to rebound in Week 2 at Birmingham

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 3:30pm

It’s a long season, head coach Dennis Erickson admitted after the game. Or at least, it’s longer than one week for the eight-team league who will hold a championship game April 27 in Las Vegas.

Donovan Mitchell may have already experienced his most impactful moment at this year's All-Star weekend

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 1:14pm

Mitchell will play in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night before commentating the NBA Dunk Contest on Saturday. But the most impactful event of the weekend for Mitchell may have already happened.

Losses, Leipzig and travel delays: Real Salt Lake handling adjustments to preseason schedule

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 12:04pm

After 14 hours in the airport waiting for a connecting flight to Phoenix, the team decided to shift travel plans to a quicker, safer and more manageable spell at home for two days.

Feeling sorry for Arizona? Not a chance for Utah with conference bye in sight

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 11:39am

Utah men’s basketball coach Larry Krystkowiak was asked if he felt empathy for the state of Arizona athletics during his post-game press conference Thursday night after his team defeated the Wildcats 83-76.

Making dad proud: TJ Haws adjoined to father Marty during BYU's win in San Diego

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:47am

During the win, TJ Haws passed his father, Marty Haws, for No. 23 on the Cougars’ all-time scoring list. The junior who starred at Lone Peak now has 1,358 career points, edging ahead of dad, who compiled 1,337 points from 1986-90.

Harding scores 30, but Weber's rally falls short to Montana

Dillon Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted Feb 15th - 7:59am

Jerrick Harding's 30 points, including 27 in the second half, weren't enough to stop Weber’s hearts from being broken on Valentine's Day.

No. 8 BYU volleyball sweeps Concordia in first home game since January 12

Paul Swenson,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 12:03am

The Cougars got back to their winning ways after a 4 game slide.

Haws' career-high 35 leads BYU to pivotal road win at San Diego in OT

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 14th - 10:15pm

TJ Haws scored a career-high 35 points, and Yoeli Childs added 27 points and 12 rebounds to help BYU to an 88-82 win in overtime in the Jenny Craig Pavilion at San Diego. Olin Carter III led the Toreros with 20 points, and Isaiah Pineiro supplied 20 points, 12 rebounds and five assists for San Diego.

Patton leads Sacramento State past Southern Utah, 84-73

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 10:09pm

Joshua Patton scored 22 points and pulled down 13 rebounds as Sacramento State pulled away from Southern Utah in the second half to post an 84-73 victory Thursday night.

Chuha lifts New Mexico St. over Utah Valley 84-77

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 9:44pm

Eli Chuha had a season-high 21 points plus 10 rebounds as New Mexico State extended its winning streak to 10 games, beating Utah Valley 84-77 on Thursday night.

Parker Van Dyke lifts Utah past Arizona, 83-76, with his 7 threes

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Feb 14th - 9:08pm

Parker Van Dyke needed no help picking up where he left off last week.

5A state wrestling: 4-timer Kohler, Wasps cruise to 4th title in 5 years

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 14th - 8:58pm

Zak Kohler won his fourth state title, and six Wasatch wrestlers won individual championships to help the Wasps cruise to their fourth team title in five years Thursday night at the Class 5A state wrestling tournament in Orem.

6A state wrestling: Pleasant Grove uses depth to pile up back-to-back titles, 8th in 9 years

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 14th - 7:56pm

Pleasant Grove piled up 311.5 points, easily out-distancing second-place Layton’s 267.5. Syracuse finished third with 203.5, followed by Herriman (152) and Westlake (135).

Jazz hoping to use All-Star break as just that — a break

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Feb 14th - 5:05pm

Donovan Mitchell will be busy this weekend. But not as busy as he could have been.

BYU hires Texas State O-line coach, Grimes protege, to fill role of departed assistant

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 14th - 3:13pm

After offensive line coach Ryan Pugh departed to take the offensive coordinator job at Troy, the Cougars announced Thursday that Texas State offensive line coach Eric Mateos will be moving to Provo beginning with the 2019 season.