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Poor air quality forcing changes to football programs in Utah County, including BYU

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 11th - 7:35am

There was a gray haze over the Provo area Friday morning. And no, that's not a reference to BYU football coming off a 4-9 season.

Davis High golfer, BYU commit selected to Junior Ryder Cup squad

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 4th - 4:05pm

Cole Ponich was among the final five members selected to the United States squad for the 2018 Junior Ryder Cup, the Junior PGA announced Saturday. The team golf all-stars will face Europe’s top junior golfers Sept. 24-25.

Sky View all-around athlete Mason Falslev commits to Utah basketball

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jul 28th - 5:43pm

Sky View football and basketball standout Mason Falslev has committed to Larry Krystkowiak and the University of Utah, he announced Saturday via Twitter.

3 future Red Rocks shine under Huntsman lights at USA Gymnastics’ American Classic

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 7th - 11:21pm

Some of the country’s top talents in the sport competed in the American Classic in hopes of qualifying for the U.S. championships.

Former UVU assistant, Wasatch Academy coach moving on again; Lone Peak's Evans tabbed replacement

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 29th - 5:30pm

Lone Peak coach David Evans will be the new coach at Wasatch Academy, the school announced Friday. A former BYU-Hawaii standout, Evans replaces Curtis Condie, who is leaving the school where he was named head coach in 2015.

Orem High standout Puka Nacua commits to USC

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:11am

Puka Nacua, the latest in a family that includes formerly heralded Division I products Kai Nacua and Sampson Nacua, has committed to Southern California, he announced late Monday via Twitter.

Bingham seniors rebound to snatch 6A baseball title from Riverton in winner-take-all final

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 25th - 8:16pm

Derek Soffe fanned nine batters and scattered just five hits in a complete-game performance to lead Bingham to a 9-0 win over Riverton in the winner-take-all finale of the Class 6A state baseball championship Friday at UCCU Ballpark.

Beetdiggers build up 8-0 lead in first to cruise to 5A baseball title in five innings

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 25th - 2:34pm

Hunter Swapp went 3-for-4 with a triple, an RBI and two runs scored, and the Beetdiggers scored seven runs on two outs in the bottom of the first, to cruise to an 11-1 win over Olympus in five innings at the Class 5A state baseball championship.

Herriman, Box Elder clinch state softball titles

KSL Sports  |  Posted May 25th - 12:16am

Sydnee Hoffman pulled a bases-loaded base hit down the third-base line to lift Herriman to the Class 6A state softball championship, 6-5 over Syracuse in extra innings Thursday at Valley Complex.

Alta repeats as state champ with 2-1 extra-time win over Viewmont in 5A final

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

The win marked the Hawks’ seventh soccer championship in school history, tied for the second-most all-time with Park City. Only Bountiful (nine) has more.

Goalkeeper gaffe leads to Viking joy as Pleasant Grove wins first soccer title in school history

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 24th - 8:37pm

Tyler Ashby scored the equalizer — and the match-winner — and Chris Jenkinson made two penalty-kick saves to lead the Vikings to their first-ever state soccer championship, 4-2 via penalty shootout in the Class 6A state title match Thursday.

Bingham bats come alive to power Miners to 6A title game against Riverton

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 23rd - 9:08pm

Camden Snarr hit five RBIs on two of Bingham’s 10 hits to help the Miners roll to a 13-2 win over American Fork in five innings to advance to Friday’s state championship.

Pleasant Grove advances to first-ever boys soccer state final with 1-0 win in 6A semifinal

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:52pm

Connor Ecalono’s second-half goal sent the Vikings to their first-ever state championship with a 1-0 win over Region 4 rival American Fork in a Class 6A state semifinal at Woods Cross.

Pitt's late goal sends Viewmont to 5A soccer championship, will face Alta at Rio Tinto Stadium

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 22nd - 5:08pm

Preston Pitt scored the only goal of the match with just under four minutes remaining, and goalkeeper Isaac Roy made five saves to make it stand up in leading the Vikings to a 1-0 win over Brighton and advance to Thursday’s state championship.

Bingham baseball rolls by Davis, will face American Fork in 6A winner's bracket final

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 21st - 8:40pm

Nick Burdette blasted home runs in consecutive innings, and Bingham put up 10 runs on eight hits to pull away for a 10-2 win over Davis and advance to Wednesday’s 6A winner’s bracket final at UCCU Ballpark at Utah Valley University.

Dixie edges Desert Hills for 4A baseball title; Gunnison breaks 39-year drought with 2A softball title

KSL Sports  |  Posted May 20th - 9:16am

Kayler Yates drove in the only run of the game in walkoff fashion, and Dixie won its second-straight state title 1-0 over Desert Hills at Dixie State.

Park City pulls off Miner sweep with top-division titles in boys, girls lacrosse

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 20th - 7:40am

Charlie Black had a pretty good feeling that Saturday would be special for the Park City lacrosse team.

Lone Peak girls win first track title in 18 years, and more from the state track meets

KSL Sports  |  Posted May 18th - 10:13pm

The Utah High School Activities Association wrapped up the top-three classifications’ track and field meets Friday evening at BYU’s Clarence Robison Track in Provo.

Utah may be home to 2 future pro golfers

Kenyon Finch,  |  Posted May 17th - 2:00pm

Zach Jones and Cole Ponich are two of the top ranked junior golfers in the country. The two high school juniors have battled for the state crown and in tournaments throughout the U.S. The two golfers may be on the PGA Tour one day.