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5A championship: Orem trusts in defense, skips to 4th-straight title for 1st time in program history

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 20th - 7:39pm

Playing with a pulled groin, Paxton Skipps ran for touchdowns and added an interception on defense as the Tigers held Timpview to six points for the most of the night and put the game away with one final goal-line stand, 26-13 to clinch a fourth-straight title in the Class 5A state championship Friday at Cedar Valley High School.

6A championship: Behind prolific QB Jaxson Dart and dominant defense, Corner Canyon rolls to 3rd-straight title

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 20th - 3:43pm

In Friday's Class 6A state title game, the Chargers made a statement: they can play defense, too.

After ultimate start-and-stop season, title odds come down to 1 game for Corner Canyon, Lone Peak, Orem, Timpview

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 19th - 8:45pm

The Tigers and Thunderbirds will face each other Friday at 3 p.m. MT, the second game of a day-long championship weekend that starts with the 6A final at 11 a.m. between top-ranked Corner Canyon and Lone Peak.

The statistics behind why 'we all need to start acting like high school athletes' in fight against COVID-19

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 17th - 4:52pm

Of the 1,360 individuals tested last Wednesday afternoon, only a handful of positive cases emerged: 49, to be exact, or a 3.6% positivity rate — roughly eight times lower than the most recent seven-day rate of spread across the state.

UHSAA Football Playoffs: Schedule, results and live stream info

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated Nov 16th - 6:15pm

Follow along during the Utah high school football state tournament in all five classifications, including livestream info for each game.

Blackett, Wasps sprint past Morgan in 3A rematch to clinch school's first football title

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:55pm

Blackett ran for 119 yards and a touchdown, and Trey Lunt added for 100 yards and a touchdown as Juab won its first state title in school history, 17-14 in the Class 3A state championship Saturday night at Greater Zion Stadium at Dixie State.

Skyridge football players charged in assault posted on social media

Amy Donaldson and James Edward, KSL  |  Updated Nov 14th - 5:34pm

At least two Skyridge High School football players face juvenile court charges in connection with an assault of a student that was recorded and then posted to social media sites.

Treyson Hunter's 5 TDs cap Beaver's 2nd 13-0 season with back-to-back 2A titles

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 14th - 5:08pm

The Beaver quarterback threw for three of his five touchdowns before the break, leading the Beavers to a 42-0 shut win over Duchesne for their second-straight Class 2A state title Saturday afternoon at Greater Zion Stadium in St. George.

5A semifinals: Joe Smith carries Orem to 4th-straight title game; Timpview defense pitches shutout

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov 13th - 10:37pm

The Tigers (7-2) will face Region 7 rival Timpview in next week's 5A championship, one year after topping the Thunderbirds fo their third-straight state title and less than two months after the regular-season game was canceled due to COVID-19.

4A semifinals: Pine View leaps and sprints past Snow Canyon; Sky View dominates Ridgeline

Ryan Miller, KSL.com and Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Updated Nov 13th - 8:42pm

Pine View crushed Snow Canyon 48-7 to earn a spot in the 4A title game.

Prep football: UHSAA state playoff scores and schedule

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated Nov 13th - 2:00pm

Check back here for the latest scores from all the high school playoff football games across the state.

BYU Signing Day: Skyline star Shelley joins golf; American Fork trio adds to women's soccer

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov 13th - 12:13pm

The signing period runs through Nov. 18 in basketball, and Aug. 1 in all other sports. For BYU coach Jennifer Rockwood, the new signings continue a local show of force among local high school soccer products.

Defense, special teams rally Lone Peak to 6A semifinal win; Corner Canyon darts into championship

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov 12th - 10:41pm

Dart threw for five touchdowns and ran for another as the Chargers jumped out to a 31-0 lead and kept the motor running in a 45-30 win Thursday in a Class 6A state semifinal at Cedar Valley High School.

Timpview shines in all phases to soar to 35-24 win over Brighton

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 7th - 9:05am

In a closely contested game between the Timpview Thunderbirds and Brighton Bengals, two plays in the kicking game would prove to be the biggest difference in the end result.

Prep football: UHSAA state playoff scores and schedule

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Nov 6th - 3:30pm

Check back here for the latest scores from all the high school playoff football games across the state.

Legendary Ogden High coach Phil Russell succumbs to COVID-19 complications

Amy Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Nov 3rd - 7:25pm

One of Utah's most legendary and beloved high school basketball coaches died after a monthlong battle with COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon at a hospital in the community he served for more than four decades.

Davis completes improbable 4th-quarter comeback to beat Weber 21-20

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 31st - 12:11am

Friday night's game between Weber and Davis was a great reminder of why you stay until the very end as Davis pulled away late to claim a 21-20 win over Weber.

Pair of pick-sixes 16 seconds apart help Timpview pull away from Olympus in 5A playoffs

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 30th - 8:40pm

Logan Fano and Pokai Haunga each scored on a pick-six just 16 seconds apart, Targhee Lambson added a 50-yard scoring run a minute later, and the Thunderbirds pulled away from the Titans 35-13 on Friday night to advance to next week’s 5A state quarterfinals.

Prep football: 2nd round playoff scores and schedule

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Oct 30th - 3:30pm

Check back here for the latest scores from all the high school playoff football games across the state.