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South Summit basketball team raises $2,300 for student diagnosed with cancer at rival school

Lexi Lewis, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 3:15pm

When North Summit junior basketball star Hayden Blonquist got diagnosed with leukemia, rival high school South Summit did the unthinkable by raising $2,300 for Blonquist and his family.

Woods Cross hosts 5th annual special needs game

Lexi Lewis, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 11th - 8:18am

Woods Cross High School hosts their fifth annual special needs basketball clinic and scrimmage Saturday morning.

Mountain Crest back on top with 4A wrestling title; Juab wins back-to-back in 3A

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 10th - 10:45pm

Tanner Lofthouse won the first state title of his career, and Mountain Crest clinched its first state title since 2014 with 253 points at the Class 4A state tournament Saturday at Utah Valley University.

Zorn finds redemption in 6A, leads Pleasant Grove to 7th wrestling title in 8 years

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 8th - 9:51pm

Cole Zorn took a 3-1 win over teammate Luis Garcia to win the 132-pound state championship Thursday night, paving the way to the Vikings’ dominant team win at the UCCU Center for their seventh title in eight years.

Viewmont clinches 1st wrestling title since 2010; Box Elder's Hardy 4-peats in 5A

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 8th - 9:00pm

Parker Frasure finished an undefeated season with a 106-pound championship, and the Vikings cruised to their first state title since 2010 in the Class 5A state wrestling tournament at Utah Valley University.

Desert Hills' Penei Sewell, Utah's top prospect, picks Oregon over Bama, USC, Utes

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 7th - 6:41pm

The 6-foot-5, 350-pound and Elite 11 offensive lineman had narrowed down his college decision from nearly any school he wanted to Alabama, Southern California, Oregon and Utah.

Where other local HS products ended up playing college football

KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 7th - 4:53pm

Not everyone who plays high school football in Utah can go to BYU, Utah or Utah State. Here's a list of former prep products who will be playing college football away from the Wasatch Front.

Wrestling fans use cellphones to light 4A divisional finals after power goes out

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 4th - 10:40pm

Wrestlers at the Class 4A divisional tournament at Dixie High School got a surprise Saturday night — the power went out right before the finals started. But that didn't stop any of them.

Ashworth, Lone Peak heat up to surge past rival American Fork

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jan 23rd - 10:41pm

Steven Ashworth finished with a game-high 26 points, and Lone Peak used a 35-11 run bridging the second and third quarters to pull away from rival American Fork 71-58 Tuesday night at Lone Peak.

Watch: Wasatch Academy senior lifts Tigers to win with 70-foot buzzer-beater

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jan 13th - 1:09pm

Damion Squire finished with 13 points and four assists, including the 70-foot buzzer-beating gamewinner that led the Tigers to a 68-65 win over Glendale in a consolation game at the Tournament of Champions.

Former Springville High star turning heads in first season at Pacific

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jan 11th - 10:15am

Former Springville High star Savannah Sumsion posted her first collegiate double-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and four assists in Pacific's 77-65 loss to the Cougars, proving the Tigers' recruiting efforts valid in a homecoming trip in Provo.

Corner Canyon QB, legacy Ute fan, and KSL 5A MVP signs with BYU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 21st - 9:34pm

Corner Canyon quarterback Zachary Wilson took an extra day into the NCAA’s new early signing period to finalize his college decision.

Where did Utah athletes sign on Early Signing Day

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Dec 20th - 11:42am

The state of Utah continues to grow its profile in the amount of athletes playing Division I football. The following is a list of where all the local high school athletes signed Wednesday for the Early Signing Day period.

Year of the Quarterback: Honoring the 2017 KSL Game Night Live award winners

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 16th - 8:10pm

Four of the seven honorees in the KSL Game Night Live postseason awards show are quarterbacks, led by Player of the Year Cammon Cooper of Lehi.

Corner Canyon QB Zach Wilson discusses Boise State de-commit, will visit BYU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 14th - 7:36pm

Corner Canyon quarterback Zach Wilson called the Boise State coaching staff to say he was de-committing from the Broncos, one of the hardest things he had to do, but one he felt necessary after late interest from Iowa and BYU, among other schools.

Highland defensive tackle surprised with trip of a lifetime: Visit with Lions' Haloti Ngata

Jeremiah Jensen, KSL TV  |  Posted   Dec 9th - 6:59pm

After our story aired, Zach Schreiber’s story went viral. That caught the attention of another former Highland defensive lineman — Haloti Ngata of the Detroit Lions.

Cooper rewrites record book, saves best for last to lead Lehi to 5A championship

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 18th - 8:17am

Lehi (12-2) won its first title since 2000, and the first since departing Class 3A around the turn of the century. Cooper set Utah High School Activities Association records for career passing touchdowns (118), career completions (876), et al.

Runners-up East fall short in title game, but proved worthy in 6A

Marcos Aragon, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 17th - 7:25pm

The East High Leopards lost the 6A title game to Bingham, but the defeat shouldn't weigh them down. East football is now playing in 6A for the first time ever and still managed to win double digit games. East previously won the last two titles in 4A.

Defense powers Bingham to undefeated season, title in first season of Class 6A

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 17th - 6:34pm

Lolani Langi returned a fumble 47 yards for a touchdown on the opening drive of the second half, and Wissler and Amoni Kaili combined for 77 yards and a touchdown to help Bingham to a 27-14 win over East in the Class 6A state championship Friday.

Orem wins 4A title over Mountain Crest, 26-0

Marcos Aragon, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 17th - 3:20pm

Orem dominated Mountain Crest to win their first 4A state title in 23 years. The Tigers' defense was stout, shutting out Mountain Crest for the first time all season. Orem's Puka Nacua tied the state record for touchdown receptions in this game (24).