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Independents day: As numbers, competition decline, high schools plot non-region move to bolster football future

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:01am

Timpanogos, Payson and Cottonwood all received unanimous approval from the Utah High School Activities Association’s executive committee Wednesday to go independent in football for the remainder of the two-year realignment cycle.

The top moments in Utah high school sports of the past decade

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 28th - 9:10pm

As the calendar turns to 2020, let’s take a look back at some of the biggest achievements in Utah high school sports over the past 10 years.

The top 10 stories from Utah high school sports in 2019

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 27th - 10:29am

If you’re a parent, coach or high school athlete in Utah, you probably saw several notable changes to the prep sports landscape in 2019.

Have You Seen This? Funniest basketball sequence of the century

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 23rd - 3:13pm

I hate to laugh at this, but how can we not?

'That's my best friend': Corner Canyon teammates, future BYU-Utah rivals share special signing day

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 19th - 7:01pm

Van Fillinger’s commitment highlights a strong local signing day for the Utes. It was a surprise to almost everyone — except teammate and BYU commit Josh Wilson.

Corner Canyon's Josh Wilson, 12 other signees add to 'family' built at BYU football

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 18th - 6:35pm

For Corner Canyon linebacker Josh Wilson, "family" means a lot of things, as he signed to play football at BYU Wednesday — alongside his older brother Zach, the Cougars' starting quarterback.

Prep roundup: Provo's Mason Cobb, East's Nick Session bound for Oklahoma State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 18th - 4:49pm

Not every Utah high school football standout can stay home and go to BYU, Utah or Utah State. Provo's Mason Cobb and East's Nick Session are both headed to Oaklahoma State.

Dallin Hall helps Fremont pass Corner Canyon test, advance to Utah Elite 8 title game

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:02pm

There are two keys to Fremont boys’ basketball’s game: passing and rebounding. Fortunately for the Silverwolves, those are two things Dallin Hall — the state’s leading scorer — also does well.

Desert Hills alum Penei Sewell wins Outland Trophy as nation's top lineman

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 13th - 8:22am

Former Desert Hills offensive lineman Penei Sewell won the 74th Outland Trophy award Thursday night, as announced during the College Football Awards Show at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

Former Texas commit, Utah target Van Fillinger of Corner Canyon reopens recruitment

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 1st - 10:28pm

The 6-foot-3, 250-pound edge rusher announced Sunday he has de-committed from Texas, making him the top-ranked uncommitted prospect just 18 days before the early signing period begins.

Longtime Bingham football coach John Lambourne resigns after 20 years with Miners

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 25th - 9:18pm

John Lambourne, who has led powerhouse Bingham High for six years and spent 36 years as a coach at four different high schools, is stepping down from his position, effective immediately.

Cole Hagen, competitive practices lead Corner Canyon to back-to-back state titles for first time in school history

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov 23rd - 9:17am

Cole Hagen threw for 349 yards and four touchdowns, and ran for 76 more yards to lead Corner Canyon to an unprecedented Class 6A state title, 49-14 Friday afternoon at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

Orem's Noah Sewell commits to Oregon after leading Tigers by Timpview, 21-7 for 5A title

Carra McManamon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 22nd - 11:36pm

Sewell would finish his last game in a Tiger uniform with 11 carries for 103 and one touchdown. Quarterback Micah Fe’a went 11-17 on 166 yards. He threw two interceptions and one touchdown.

Sione Moa leads Herculean effort before Timpview falls to Orem in 5A championship

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 22nd - 10:48pm

Sione Moa’s final high school football game for Timpview was heroic. The only thing it lacked was a hero’s ending.

Kason Carlsen, Mason Falslev team up to lead Sky View to first football title in school history, 35-0 over Park City

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 22nd - 2:48pm

Kason Carlsen completed 16-of-23 passes for 186 yards and ran for 107 yards and three scores to lead Sky View to its first state title in school history with a 35-0 win over Park City in the Class 4A championship game at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

Prep football: 6A/5A/4A championship streams and schedule

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Nov 22nd - 10:50am

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

State finals: Morgan and Beaver claim state 3A, 2A titles

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 16th - 8:50pm

Beaver and Morgan captured the 2A and 3A state titles this weekend at Dixie State University.

Sky View routs Dixie to advance to 4A title game

Carra McManamon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:55pm

The Sky View Bobcats scored 28 unanswered points to beat the Dixie Flyers (9-3), 49-21.

American Fork reaches second straight state title game with win over East

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:16pm

American Fork coach Aaron Behm doesn’t know how tall Peyton Wilson is, or how much he weighs. He just knows the senior defensive back is a player. And on Friday in the 6A semifinals, he made two crucial plays that helped the Cavemen to a 37-27 win.