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KSL POY Taylor Moeaki finished the job with American Fork girls basketball

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 8th - 7:06pm

“It was a fairy-tale ending,” Moeaki said after being named KSL’s Game Night Live Player of the Year. “I couldn’t have asked for anything better than what happened."

Wasatch Academy star Emmanuel Akot leads KSL boys basketball MVPs

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 8th - 6:03pm

With one more season left to play, Arizona commit Emmanuel Akot has been named KSL’s Game Night Live boys basketball player of the year.

Haloti Ngata is trying to give back, and a Screaming Eagles fan can hang with him

Jeremiah Jensen and Rod Zundel  |  Posted   Mar 12th - 11:43pm

Football has led former Highland High star Haloti Ngata to fame and a way to provide for his family as a defensive lineman with the Detroit Lions. But he's never forgotten his roots.

Panguitch rolls to first 1A boys title since 2014  |  Posted   Mar 4th - 10:14pm

Jace Eyre poured in 21 points as Panguitch held Valley to 11 in the first half and cruised to a 63-39 win Saturday to clinch the 1A boys basketball state championship at Sevier Valley Center.

Springville stuns defending 4A champion Olympus for first state title since 1958

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 4th - 9:53pm

Josh Elison knocked down the game-winning free throws in double-overtime to help the Red Devils stun top-ranked Olympus 81-79 Saturday at Weber State and claim the school’s first boys basketball state title since 1958.

Bingham rallies by Lone Peak to successfully defend 5A hoops title

Rod Zundel  |  Posted   Mar 4th - 5:19pm

Lleyton Parker had 15 points, seven rebounds and three steals to help Bingham rally with a 23-9 fourth quarter and top Lone Peak 49-42 in the Class 5A state championship game on Saturday at Weber State University..

Springville pulls away from Hillcrest for first 4A title game appearance since 1999

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 3rd - 10:45pm

Josh Elison scored 12 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter as Springville pulled away from Hillcrest 57-45 in a 4A state semifinal Friday at Weber State University.

Bingham defeats Pleasant Grove, Lone Peak beats Copper Hills to set up 5A final

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Mar 3rd - 6:21pm

Bingham defeated Pleasant Grove in the day's first game, then Lone Peak used a second half run to move past Copper Hills to set up a 5A final clash.

Hillcrest outbattles Highland, 59-47, to earn 4A semifinal berth

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Mar 2nd - 5:16pm

The Hillcrest Huskies defeated the Highland Rams by a score of 59-47 to send them to a 4A semifinal battle against Springville.

Banked 3-point overtime buzzer beater sends Springville to semis over Woods Cross

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Mar 2nd - 3:59pm

A must-see banked 3-point overtime buzzer beater from Bennett Hullinger sent the Springville Red Devils to the 4A semifinals against Woods Cross Thursday.

Corner Canyon completes comeback over Maple Mountain

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Mar 2nd - 1:52pm

Corner Canyon completed an eight-point comeback in the game's final minutes to move them over Maple Mountain in the 4A quarterfinals.

Olympus offense explodes in 4A quarterfinal win over Timpanogos

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Mar 2nd - 12:39pm

Olympus' offense exploded for 91 points in a 32-minute game in the 4A quarterfinals Thursday morning, besting Timpanogos 91-69.

Stockton Shorts posts 32 and 12 to lead Copper Hills boys to 5A semifinals

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 9:11pm

Stockton Shorts posted 32 points and 12 rebounds to lift Copper Hills’ boys basketball team to the Class 5A state semifinals with an 81-63 win Wednesday over Layton. Yes, you read that right.

Highland boys stun Timpview on buzzer-beating final heave

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 6:56pm

Liki Makaui had 11 points, including the game-winning 30-footer at the buzzer, to help Region 6 fourth seed Highland stun Region 7 champion Timpview, 54-51, Tuesday at Utah Valley University.

Hillcrest boys 'find way to win' on Ashby's buzzer-beater in 4A tourney opener

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 5:49pm

Stockton Ashby scored 13 points, including a driving layup in the final seconds, to help Hillcrest survive Salem Hills 59-58 in a Class 5A state tournament first-round game at Utah Valley University.

Copper Hills moves past Weber in 5A tourney thanks to Stockton Shorts

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 9:01pm

Stockton Shorts led the Copper Hills Grizzlies to an easy 62-41 win over Weber in the 5A tournament's first round.

Hanson rallies Jordan boys past Fremont for first 5A playoff win in 4 years

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 8:56pm

Indy Hanson had 18 points, two assists and three steals in the second half, including a back-breaking 3-pointer to cap a 12-0 third-quarter run, to help the Beetdiggers rally past the Silver Wolves 66-55 in a 5A state first-round game at UVU.

Third-quarter spurt helps Viewmont pull away from Westlake in 5A tourney opener

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 8:09pm

Josh Mordue dropped in three second-half 3-pointers en route to 12 points and three assists, and the Vikings pulled away from the Thunder 66-55 Monday afternoon at Utah Valley University.

Layton blows out Lehi in 5A tournament, moves to quarterfinals

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 7:39pm

In a game in which 32 players saw the floor, the Layton Lancers had a 33-point victory in the first round of the 5A boys basketball tournament over the Lehi Pioneers.

West Jordan upsets Sky View in 5A playoffs

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 6:18pm

The 12-11 West Jordan Jaguars upset the 19-3 Sky View Bobcats thanks to getting off to an early start and dominating the boards throughout.