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Woods scores 19 to lead Portland St. over S. Utah 78-69

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 10:31pm

Holland Woods registered 19 points and eight assists as Portland State topped Southern Utah 78-69 on Saturday night.

3A wrestling: Freshman Channing Warner rallies to spur Juab to third-straight title

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 16th - 10:08pm

The Wasps piled up 217 points on the team leaderboard, rolling to their third-straight 3A state title under head coach Joel Holman.

4A wrestling: Payson's depth overwhelms tournament for 3rd title in 6 years

Sean Walker  |  Posted Feb 16th - 9:46pm

Tyson Carter was the Lions’ only state champion Saturday night. But Payson celebrated as a team on top of the podium thanks to five runners-up and four wrestlers who lost in the semifinals earlier Saturday morning to win.

Harding scores 28 to lead Weber State past Montana St. 94-82

Dillon Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted Feb 16th - 9:42pm

Jerrick Harding had 28 points as Weber State topped Montana State 94-82 on Saturday night.

Utah Valley beats Texas Rio Grande Valley 76-64

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 8:58pm

Jake Toolson had 17 points as Utah Valley defeated Texas Rio Grande Valley 76-64 on Saturday night.

Oops, they did it again! BYU women top No. 13 Gonzaga, 66-64

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 5:34pm

Shaylee Gonzales scored 19 points, Sara Hamson blocked two shots in the last minute and BYU ended No. 13 Gonzaga's seven-game winning streak with a 66-64 victory on Saturday.

Salt Lake Bees bring back former hitting coach Lou Marson as club's 11th manager

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 16th - 5:24pm

The Bees officially brought back former Major League catcher Lou Marson to the clubhouse in Salt Lake City, naming him the 11th manager in team history Saturday morning in conjunction with the Los Angeles Angels.

Merrill scores 20 to lift Utah State past Air Force 76-62

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 4:51pm

Sam Merrill had 20 points as Utah State beat Air Force 76-62 on Saturday.

BYU basketball rallies for 70-62 win at LMU to cap road sweep

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 16th - 3:55pm

Yoeli Childs had 18 points, four rebounds and five assists, and Gavin Baxter made all six of his shots for 13 points and seven rebounds as BYU rallied from a 12-point deficit to steal a win from the Lions, 70-62 at Gersten Pavilion in Los Angeles.

Salt Lake Stallions give up late lead to Birmingham Iron, fall to 0-2 in inaugural season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 16th - 3:31pm

Luis Perez threw for 184 yards, former NFL first-round draft pick Trent Richardson ran for 40 yards and a touchdown, and the Birmingham Iron rallied for a 12-9 home win Saturday afternoon at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama.

Donovan Mitchell scores 20 points, draws laughs at Rising Stars Challenge

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:23pm

Donovan Mitchell had a good showing — but his final play might be the most memorable.

Former Ute Kyle Kuzma wins MVP, US tops World in Rising Stars 161-144

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:16pm

When the likes of the Los Angeles Lakers' Kyle Kuzma, Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Boston's Jayson Tatum get to the NBA All-Star Game and partake in what's become the preferred run-and-fun style where defense is discouraged at virtually all costs, this much is clear.

‘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.