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Overtime: Prep Sports
Chris Kamrani and Tom Wharton
Chris Kamrani and Tom Wharton write about all aspects of high school sports for the Tribune. Follow Chris Kamrani on Twitter at @chriskamrani.

Updated on Aug 27, 2014 09:31AM

It seems weird writing about basketball when football season has just begun. But Orem High hoops coach Golden Holt has already recruited some of the nation’s top teams ...

Updated on Aug 26, 2014 06:11PM

George Felt is the guru of prep football numbers in Utah. His book Utah High School Football is full of interesting factoids.

He off...

Updated on Aug 26, 2014 06:11PM

While Stansbury’s girls’ soccer team has had mixed results so far this year, junior Michaela Didericksen is making quite a name for herself.

Updated on Aug 21, 2014 11:43PM

Rich always ranks among Utah’s top Class 1A football and basketball schools. But it’s remote location in extreme northern Utah doesn’t do it any favors.

Updated on Aug 26, 2014 06:11PM

One of the first major cross country meets of the season will take place Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Sugar House Park when the 4th annual Highland Invitational is scheduled....

Updated on Aug 20, 2014 10:48PM

This is the time of year when many preseason “watches” for top players and teams are beginning to be published.

The latest, from CBS...

Updated on Aug 19, 2014 04:46PM

Pine View senior quarterback Kody Wilstread is getting some love nationally.

CBS Sports MaxPreps.com media manager Jim Stout lists the Panther sta...

Updated on Aug 19, 2014 04:45PM

When KJZZ Television broadcasts the Duchesne at Layton Christian game Thursday that opens up the Utah high school football season, it will be the first of 29 televised prep co...

Updated on Aug 8, 2014 10:20PM

Texas knocked Utah champion Helper out of the western region American Legion baseball tournament Friday by earning an 8-1 victory in a losers’ bracket game in Surprise...

Updated on Aug 7, 2014 11:40PM

About 20 interested prep football enthusiasts attended a question and answer session about proposed changes in realignment Thursday afternoon at the Utah High School Ac...

Updated on Aug 7, 2014 11:40PM

New Mexico champion Albuquerque bested Utah winner Helper 10-5 Thursday in the opening round of the American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament Thursday in Sur...

Updated on Aug 5, 2014 06:13PM

After taking a convincing 9-0 victory over St. George Friday night in Logan to successfully defend its Utah State American Legion baseball championship, Helper heads to...

Updated on Aug 2, 2014 11:11PM

No team is going to finish the 2014 Utah State American Legion baseball tournament undefeated.

St. George earned a chance to meet de...

Updated on Jul 31, 2014 11:17PM

Helper took a giant step towards defending its Utah American Legion baseball title Wednesday night.

The Carbon County team defeated ...

Updated on Jul 30, 2014 05:38PM

The Utah High School Activities Association is doing everything possible to gather public input on the always controversial subject of realignment.

Updated on Jul 30, 2014 11:21PM

Rain did a number on the Utah American Legion Baseball State Tournament in Logan Tuesday.

With the exception of two innings of the Layton-Trappers...

Updated on Jul 30, 2014 05:38PM

Cole Fossat pitched and hit defending champion Helper to a 4-2 victory over St. George in the winner’s bracket of the Utah State American Legion baseball tournament in Logan M...

Updated on Jul 30, 2014 05:38PM

The start of Utah’s high school football season is just a little over three weeks away. The Utah High School Activities Association’s Jeff Cluff, who assigns officials to game...

Updated on Jul 26, 2014 03:59PM

Utah’s 12-team state American Legion baseball tournament opens Saturday morning with games scheduled in Smithfield and Logan.

Helper returns to de...

Updated on Jul 22, 2014 11:20PM

The rising junior quarterback who has been generating recruiting hype before even taking a full-contact 11-on-11 snap this season has already transferred schools.

Kahi Neves, 16, told The Tr...

Updated on Jun 25, 2014 06:42PM

The first day Kahi Neves showed up to Bingham football workouts, he brought a bit of an entourage.

Dave Peck had barely just met his new rising junior quarterback before he ran into an Orego...

Updated on Jun 18, 2014 01:52PM

The Utah High School Activities Association continues to put an emphasis on sportsmanship.

The group compiled a list of the Utah schools that had ...

Updated on Jun 17, 2014 05:02PM

Steve Pearson, who has spent the last 13 years as the offensive coordinator at Hurricane High School, has been promoted to head coach.

Updated on May 30, 2014 11:25PM

Bingham High football player Riley Culley’s life changed forever March 27 when he was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. He helped the Miners win the 5...

Updated on May 28, 2014 04:20PM

One of the more dominant players on the diamond in 2014 has been recognized.

Jordan High Scho...

Updated on May 22, 2014 11:13PM

A coach with a familiar last name is returning to Utah County to coach basketball.

Timpanogos High School announced Thursday that Izzy Ingle, son ...

Updated on May 9, 2014 11:56PM

The Monument Valley High School football field finds itself in some pretty elite company.

A note appeared on an Internet website this week referri...

Updated on May 9, 2014 11:56PM

Layton finally lost a baseball game in Region 1 after winning 17 straight.

Davis pitcher Conner Blaisdell went the distance in leading the Darts t...

Updated on May 11, 2014 06:30PM

The Utah High School Activities Association has a new face in its administration.

Kim Monkres was announced as a n...

Updated on May 9, 2014 11:56PM

In 12 years, Rowland Hall softball coach Kathy Howa has raised more than $1 million for cancer research and awareness through her foundation, Swing For Life.

On Saturday, 25 high school team...

Updated on May 2, 2014 11:45PM

Long-time Utah football player and coach Mike Morgan will be returning to the ranks of head coaches next fall when he takes over the helm at Granger.

Updated on May 2, 2014 11:45PM

Jim Boyce, who has been the boys’ basketball head coach at Taylorsville the past four years, has accepted the same position at Highland.

Boyce was...

Updated on May 2, 2014 11:45PM

Normally, a fourth-place team would not be expected to come close to a first-place club in the Utah boys’ high school soccer tournament.

But St. J...

Updated on May 2, 2014 05:35PM

When there is a fight that ends an athletic contest, it is usually between players from two different teams.

Last week, though, Hillcrest baseball...

Updated on May 2, 2014 05:35PM

The 104th annual BYU Invitational high school track and field meet is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Friday and Saturday with one of the largest fields of the year expected.


Updated on Apr 26, 2014 05:20PM

Veteran Utah prep basketball coach Lyndon Johnson has been named to replace Chad Sims as the boys’ team’s head man at Northridge High next year, where he will also teach.


Updated on Apr 26, 2014 05:20PM

New Riverton High basketball coach Skyler Wilson played high school basketball for the Jordan District school and went on to play college ball at CEU and Lewis Clark State Col...

Updated on Apr 26, 2014 05:20PM

The Bountiful and Olympus softball teams will be playing for more than just a victory when they meet Friday at 3:30 p.m. on the Titans’ field.


Updated on Apr 24, 2014 04:43PM

Timpanogos High announced Wednesday that Nate Crandall has resigned as boys’ basketball coach and that the Orem school is opening up the job for applications.

Updated on Apr 18, 2014 05:36PM

Tre Smith faces a serious renovation project. And he knows it.

But the 25-year-old former Univ...

Updated on Apr 15, 2014 04:31PM

Could Cooper Bateman be the heir to the Alabama quarterback position?

It’s still extremely ear...

Updated on Apr 10, 2014 04:59PM

American Leadership Academy, a charter school based in Spanish Fork, has hired Yahosh Bonner as its boys’ basketball coach.

Bonner s...

Updated on Apr 8, 2014 03:38PM

Bingham football coach Dave Peck preaches to his players that they are a family. That maxim never has been so true, as the Miners are rallying around one of their own.


Updated on Apr 3, 2014 04:45PM

BJ Porter will again share a sideline with his father. But the former Layton Christian Academy star won’t be sitting next to Bobby Porter next fall as the Eagles prep f...

Updated on Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM

It turns out the Fremont girls’ basketball team’s season didn’t end earlier this month, when the Silver Wolves hoisted the trophy after winning the Class 5A state title.


Updated on Apr 8, 2014 02:25PM

When Davis basketball coach Jay Welk took over the Darts 24 years ago, he inherited a program fresh off a region title, one capable of making a state championship game in his ...

Updated on Mar 15, 2014 05:14PM

Desert Hills senior center Haley Bodnar has been named the Gatorade Utah Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year.

Bodnar was a force in the post all ...

Updated on Mar 4, 2014 05:16PM

Roy star forward Brekkott Chapman missed the first round of the Class 4A state tournament for violating team rules.

Royals coach Dan...

Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:47PM

In terms of pure volume, Utah will never pump out the number of Division I football players that pipeline states like California, Texas and Florida do.

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