Bountiful capped a 26-1 season with its first state championship since 1997 in dramatic fashion against Orem.
For the first time since 1972 — a year famously remember for the Watergate scandal — the Cougars advanced to the quarterfinals of the 4A state tournament with a 56-47 win against Spanish Fork.
Lone Peak is chasing an unheralded fourth straight state championship, but unlike previous seasons, the competition has raised.
Here’s a team-by-team look at what to expect from all 16 of the schools in the 5A boys basketball tournament, one by one.
Here’s a team-by-team look at what to expect from all 16 of the schools in the 5A girls basketball tournament, one by one.
With less than a minute remaining, Carbon’s Jordan Scoggins muscled up a layup to give the Dinos a 33-31 upset victory at Juan Diego Friday in the first round of the 3A girls state tournament.
It doesn’t take a genius to tab Wasatch Academy as the best team in the classification, and — debates aside — the Tigers have rightfully earned that respect.
Here’s a team-by-team look at all 16 teams in the 2A boys basketball state tournament this week, including the play-in games, and what to expect.
Behind its high-powered offense, which topped the classification in points per game, Emery’s quest for redemption begins against Rockwell, the No. 4 seed from Region 14, on Friday at Orem High.
Here’s a team-by-team look at all 16 teams in the state tournament, and what to expect:
Lone Peak’s TJ Haws calmly sank two free throws after he was fouled at midcourt, and moments later the Knights preserved a 52-51 win over American Fork.
Bingham, widely considered the best program in the state, announced a two-year agreement with Bishop Gorman, widely considered the best program in Nevada.
The 5A divisional B qualifier still resembled a Region 1 tournament when Layton captured its second-straight team title with an overall score of 399 points, topping second-place finisher Syracuse, which tallied a score of 359.5.
The Jazz have been hampered by injuries, certainly, but as the season progresses the main concern is remaining energized and keeping tiring legs fresh.
In total, five East High players signed with Division-I programs, four of which reside in the Mountain West Conference, along with the Deseret News’ 2013 Mr. Football Ula Tolutau, who signed with Wisconsin.
The East High Leopards are just two wins from a state title. How will they cope with the ups and downs of a late 4A football tournament run?
East High’s football program fights through and tries to recover from controversy.
This is an all-access, season-long look at 64 East High kids who banded together.
Rudy Gobert’s impact wasn’t exactly measurable in Utah’s loss to Toronto, but his presence was certainly felt.
Taylorsville limited Hunter to 12 points in the second half and improved to 5-0 in Region 2 play with a runaway win.
Behind 34 points from Dani Barton and Maddie Chin, the Bengals defeated the Grizzlies once again, 56-53.
Hillcrest principal Sue Malone announced the hiring of former Lehi coach David Hastings in a statement for Canyons School District.
Resting isn’t an option for Lone Peak guard TJ Haws on his quest to become one of the greatest high school basketball players in state history.