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Former Lone Peak star Jackson drafted by New Orleans Pelicans

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 8:57pm

Jackson was drafted in the second round with the No. 31 overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans (via Charlotte) in Thursday’s NBA draft, held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Lehi star quarterback opening recruiting doors to teammates, state

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 6:37pm

The Elite 11 is the nation’s premiere quarterback competition, and Cammon Cooper is a premiere quarterback. But he's not the only one benefitting from the summer circuit.

All Poly Camp returns for successful run, with an assist from Southern Virginia

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   Jun 17th - 6:28pm

The All Poly Camp just wrapped up its 18th season Saturday at Lone Peak Park in Sandy. But this year, one of the most popular football camps in the West almost didn't happen.

Patrick Kinahan: Hype for high school football players getting out of control

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 14th - 10:54am

As interest surges in recruiting for high school football players, so does the hype surrounding it. As crazy as it sounds, some high school prospects are targeted as being future NFL stars despite having never even played college football.

Lone Peak's Seth Corry leads Utahns selected Tuesday in 2017 MLB draft

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Jun 13th - 7:14pm

Lone Peak southpaw Seth Corry was selected in Tuesday's third round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft by the San Francisco Giants.

Syracuse track star, Paralympian hopes to keep proving doubters wrong at Arkansas

Rod Zundel  |  Posted   Jun 10th - 6:40pm

Hunter Woodhall had plenty of people who told him he couldn’t run track for the Titans, but after four state track and field titles, he's going somewhere no double amputee has gone before: the University of Arkansas track squad.

Woods Cross shooting guard gets 2nd chance at BYU hoops after release from Cal

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Jun 3rd - 6:04pm

After Cuonzo Martin left Cal for Missouri, Woods Cross shooting guard Trevin Knell's recruitment was thrown in limbo — until BYU coach Dave Rose offered a lifeline to the latest Cougar commit.

School's out: Spring sports championships signal end of 2016-17 season

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 27th - 6:34pm

Cottonwood and Timpanogos wrapped up the Class 5A and 4A baseball titles, respectively, Friday afternoon, signaling the end of the 2016-17 high school sports season.

'Resilient' Timberwolves rally for back-to-back 4A baseball titles

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:25pm

Jake Brooksby was 3-for-4 with a three RBI, and teammate Casey Hamilton blasted a two-run home run as the Timberwolves rallied past Spanish Fork 9-7 in the 4A state championship Friday at Brent Brown Ballpark.

6-run 3rd inning helps Cottonwood overpower Lone Peak for 1st baseball title since 2008

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:16pm

Hayden Rosenkratz pitched a complete-game gem, a two-hitter with five strikeouts, and the Colts scored six runs in the bottom of the third en route to an 11-0 win over Lone Peak in five innings Friday.

4A champ Alta grinds way to 1-0 win, 7th state title

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:20pm

Josh Affleck scored the only goal of the match in the eighth minute, and goalkeeper Adam Teerlink made it hold up to help the Hawks to their second state title in three seasons with a 1-0 victory over East in the Class 4A state championship Thursday.

Layton holds off Herriman on penalty kicks for first Class 5A boys soccer title since 2003

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:09pm

Leo Urrutia buried the decisive penalty, and goalkeeper Sam Hunter made the decisive shootout save, as the Lancers won their first state soccer title since 2003 with a 5-3 penalty-kick decision over Herriman in the 5A state final.

Especially for Athletes out to make a difference, save lives in Utah high schools

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:43am

It's championship season for spring high school sports, with athletes from around the state of Utah competing for the top prize. One organization is forming a movement to help these student-athletes use their influence for good.

Timberwolves, Cornish game Dons for 4A title game berth

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:39pm

Winning pitcher Tyler Cornish went 2 for 4 with a triple and three RBIs to lift the Region 7 champion Timberwolves into Friday’s state title game with a 4-1 win over Spanish Fork.

Defensive-minded Colts rally by Miners, will face Knights in 5A baseball final

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:42pm

With one cut, Hunter Cornia belted a two-out RBI single in the top of the seventh to give the Colts their first lead of the game. Cottonwood held on for a 2-1 win over Bingham at Brent Brown Ballpark.

Spanish Fork and Timpanogos baseball set to face off in semifinal game

Lindsey Peterson  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:39am

The Spanish Fork and Timpanogos baseball teams will face each other Wednesday in the 4A state semifinals. Both teams have come off of impressive seasons, both winning their own region titles.

Alta, East advance to 4A soccer championship with dramatic wins  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:19pm

Jett Sollis scored a goal inside the near post in the fourth minute of the second extra session, and the Hawks rallied for a 2-1 victory over Box Elder.

Goal-scoring trio help Herriman soccer blank Bingham for 1st 5A title game berth

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:47pm

Ethan Alexander, Dallas May and Nick Franco each scored a goal in the first half, and J.D. Myers earned the shutout in goal as Herriman blanked Bingham 3-0 in a 5A state semifinal Tuesday at Woods Cross High School.

Layton golden goal sends Lancers to 5A soccer final

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:16pm

Kaden Amano scored the lone goal of the match with one minute left in the first extra-time session, and Layton edged Copper Hills 1-0 Tuesday at Woods Cross High School.

Spanish Fork downs Skyridge, will face defending champ Timpanogos in 4A semifinal

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:07pm

Brendan Bradford pitched the final 2⅔ innings, a one-hit shutout with four strikeouts, to help the Region 8 champions advance to the 4A winner’s bracket final with a 7-6 win over Skyridge.