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Bingham-Weber football opener canceled following 3 positive tests for COVID-19

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Aug 12th - 7:59pm

Friday’s opener between Bingham and Weber has been canceled, the Jordan School District confirmed to KSL.

Parents, players upset after Lone Peak High girls soccer team quarantined

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 12th - 7:22am

A Utah County high school soccer team has been ordered to quarantine after one player tested positive for COVID-19, and some parents and players weren’t happy about it.

Native mascots still a sticking point in Utah high school sports

Sophia Eppolito, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 9th - 8:43pm

At a mostly white high school near Salt Lake City, the steps leading to the football field are covered in red handprints, arrows and drawings of Native American men in headdresses meant to represent the mascot, the Braves. “Welcome to the Dark Side” and “Fight like a Brave” are scrawled next to images of teepees, a tomahawk and a dream catcher.

Playing during a pandemic: Inside the unique circumstances of restarting Utah high school sports

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 5th - 10:23am

Twenty-eight girls soccer games were scattered throughout the state as the first team-based sport kicked off among Utah high schools since the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered schools back in March.

As start of fall sports rapidly approaches, UHSAA upholds plan to play

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jul 28th - 8:25pm

On Tuesday, the Utah High School Activities Association reaffirmed its commitment to playing this football season, girls soccer, girls volleyball and other sports starting next week.

Contractor by trade, ex-Wasatch Academy coach David Evans out to build national power 'from scratch' at RSL Academy

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 7:47pm

David Evans has accepted the position as head coach of the Real Salt Lake Basketball Academy, an independent venture through the RSL Academy for soccer that will launch in fall 2020.

Future of scrutinized Bountiful High mascot name to be decided by school administration

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:45pm

A decision regarding the future of the Bountiful High mascot name will ultimately come the school’s administration, the Davis County School District superintendent said during a Tuesday meeting.

High school sports planned for Utah in the fall, but could 'get messy'

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jul 9th - 7:21pm

The Utah High School Activities Association board of trustees unanimously approved a motion that will allow fall sports to play out as classes return to in-person classes in districts across the state, the group announced during a board meeting held via Zoom conferencing Thursday morning.

Large-scale Rocky Mountain Showcase youth basketball tournament canceled due to COVID-19

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jul 8th - 11:33pm

The Rocky Mountain Showcase, hosted by Jam On It events, was canceled by the health department after a confirmed case of the novel coronavirus was discovered, the health department said in a statement.

Bountiful High alumni launch petition against school’s mascot; mayor apologizes for response

Carter Williams,  |  Updated Jul 7th - 10:34pm

A push is being made by Bountiful High alumni to change the school's mascot by those who say it is offensive. The city's mayor also apologized for how he responded to a petitioner online.

COVID-19 impacts 2 Utah high school football teams

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 1st - 7:11pm

The coronavirus has made its way to two high school sports teams in Salt Lake County.

Herriman football staff member tests positive for COVID-19; team quarantined

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 29th - 8:28pm

A member of the Herriman High School football staff has tested positive for COVID-19, the Jordan School District announced Monday.

Wasatch Academy forward, ex-Utah signee Caleb Lohner signs with BYU

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jun 26th - 7:37pm

Lohner, the No. 2-rated recruit in Utah and No. 34 power forward in the country by 247 Sports, has signed with BYU basketball, Cougars head coach Mark Pope announced.

'Kind of unorthodox,' BYU freshman Haven Empey named Gatorade POY after leading American Fork to 6A title

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:42am

Last week, Empey was reminded that she should’ve been in high school, when she was named the Gatorade Utah girls soccer player of the year for the 2019-20 school year.

ESPN: Former Bountiful head coach Tyler Hughes takes job with New England Patriots

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 15th - 6:29pm

Former Bountiful High head football coach Tyler Hughes will be brought in as a new coaching assistant with the New England Patriots, according to an early report from ESPN.

Westlake soccer caps turnaround with Graduation Cup 'Pomp' title; Park City wins 'Circumstance'

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 13th - 4:04pm

Zach Lifferth scored two first-half goals to help the Thunder roll to a 3-1 win over Corner Canyon in the Pomp division title match Saturday morning at the Legacy Events Center.

Summerhays holds off Lehi's Galeai for Utah junior amateur girls championship; Skyline's Shelley wins boys title

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jun 13th - 12:24pm

Summerhays capped birdies on two of three holes midway through the back nine to turn a 1-up edge into a 3-up advantage through 13 to hold off Galeai, 2 and 1 Friday at Thanksgiving Point Golf Club.

After wildly successful run as high school coach, David Evans steps down at Wasatch Academy

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 11th - 10:11am

David Evans has stepped down as head coach at Wasatch Academy, he told KSL Thursday, citing a need to spend more time with his family and reassess his career.

Last Chance comeback: Timpanogos wins 6 games in 4 days to clinch 5A tourney title

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 6th - 10:37pm

Dylan Winger went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBI, and Paxton Richards was 2 for 4 with a two-run double to help the Timberwolves rally in the second game for an 9-8 win over the Skyhawks.