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Logan QB to attend 'Football University'

Logan quarterback Jeff Manning will be one of approximately 130 football players participating in "Football University" in Denver this weekend. It is an invitation-only, national training camp for high school and youth football players.

Former NFL players such as Ed McCaffrey, Lorenzo White and Guy McIntyre will be among the camp's instructors. Approximately 130 of the top high school football players from Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and Missouri will participate. Manning is the only player from Utah who was invited to the camp.

Run for funds

Cottonwood's track and cross country teams held their second annual Colt Stampede 5K at Wheeler Farm last Saturday. The race was used as a fundraiser for the teams, and as a way to promote running among youth in the neighborhoods around Cottonwood High. Colts runner Elvis Machado was the overall winner of the race with a time of 17 minutes and 59 seconds


"I don't even know if I did that back in Little League, yet alone in a high school game. I felt really good and comfortable up there (at the plate), and I just saw the ball well and was able to put some good swings on it and hit it pretty hard." — Juan Diego designated hitter Jordan Cox, on driving in five runs in the Soaring Eagle's 11-6 win over Carbon last Friday.

Five on the rise

Boys Track: Cylor Morgan

Morgan, a Uintah student, just keeps piling up the victories in April after stringing together wins in the 100 and 200 and javelin at the Carbon Invitational over the weekend. Morgan won the 100 in 11.38 seconds and claimed the 200 with a time of 23.17 seconds. He finished first in the javelin with a throw of 169 feet and 5 inches.

Girls Track: Ada Robinson

Robinson, a Viewmont standout, blew away her competition in the high jump at the UHSTCA Invitational with a 5 foot, 9 1/2 inch jump that not only earned her a first place finish, but gave her a mark that ranked second in the girls high jump nationally for 2008.

Softball: Whitney Titus

The Morgan freshman has been solid throughout the season, but she had her best performance on Tuesday. She tossed a perfect game in the Trojans' 4-0 win over Logan.

Baseball: A.J. Carmen

The Judge Memorial standout had a game for the ages against Union on Tuesday. He went 4-for-4, hit two doubles and a home run, and had seven RBIs.

Soccer: Olympus

The Titans have taken a commanding first-place lead in Region 6. Olympus is 7-0 in league play, defeating each of the other Region 6 teams. Zack Hart has scored eight goals for the Titans.