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Chris Kamrani
Chris Kamrani write about all aspects of high school sports for the Tribune. Follow Chris Kamrani on Twitter at @chriskamrani.

Updated on Apr 16, 2014 11:18AM

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.

Updated on Feb 7, 2014 04:47PM

Steve Marlowe is hanging up the whistle.

After guiding the Skyline High School football progra...

Updated on Feb 7, 2014 04:48PM

Granger offensive lineman Kenyon Frison struggled for several months in deciding whether to play football at a local college or head out-of-state, where several high-profile p...

Updated on Feb 7, 2014 04:48PM

Newly hired Lehi football coach Ed Larson knows he is walking away from a good situation by leaving Timpanogos for the Pioneers. But the allure of coaching a program with one ...

Updated on Feb 7, 2014 04:48PM

Skyline swimming coach Joe Peirera has been named the National Federation of State High School Association’s 2013 swimming and diving Coach of the Year.

Updated on Feb 7, 2014 04:48PM

East defensive lineman Korey Rush wasn’t expecting to like Reno, Nev., when he first visited the town while mulling an offer to play football at the University of Nevada.


Updated on Jan 21, 2014 10:42PM

Conner Mantz can add Gatorade Utah Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year to his list of accomplishments from the fall.

The Sky View ...

Updated on Jan 21, 2014 10:42PM

Former Hurricane football and wrestling star Brian Scott has died after a lengthy battle with leukemia.

Kerry Prince, who coached Scott in wrestli...

Updated on Jan 11, 2014 07:06PM

Lehi football coach Dave Hastings has stepped down from his post following the Pioneers’ most successful season in recent years, he confirmed to The Salt Lake Tribune on Wedne...

Updated on Jan 11, 2014 07:06PM

Lucy Biles put together an impressive running season last fall.

The Herriman junior won the Class 5A state cross-country title. She ...

Updated on Jan 11, 2014 07:06PM

Former Utah High School Activities Association director Glen Beere died Friday after a battle with ALS, leaving a legacy that those who knew him say still impacts Utah prep sp...

Updated on Jan 11, 2014 07:06PM

When East football coach Brandon Matich picked up the phone call from Tennessee Su’e Su’e on Sunday night, Matich instantly heard elation in the bulky offensive lineman’s voic...

Updated on Jan 1, 2014 04:41PM

Utah again is represented as the attention of the high school football world turns to this week’s two national prep all-star games.

Highland defen...

Updated on Dec 27, 2013 09:15PM

A man who has devoted much of his life to Utah high school football finally is calling it quits.

Ray Groth, Judge Memorial’s offensive coordinator...

Updated on Dec 21, 2013 05:15PM

A pot of gold recently landed on the doorstep of Bingham tight end Dalton Schultz.

There were...

Updated on Dec 27, 2013 09:15PM

Herriman’s Lucy Biles, who captured the Class 5A state cross-country title in the fall, finished seventh at Saturday’s Foot Locker Cross Country national championship m...

Updated on Dec 12, 2013 10:58PM

Timpview senior Jessie Jorgensen was named the Gatorade Utah Volleyball Player of the Year on Thursday.

Jorgensen helped lead the Th...

Updated on Dec 7, 2013 06:52PM

Scott Nichols played a critical role in Bingham’s undefeated run to the Class 5A state title.

He’s been rewarded for his work by bei...

Updated on Dec 5, 2013 06:25PM

Andre Dyson played on the biggest stage as a professional.

The former University of Utah Ute played cornerback for the Seattle Seaha...

Updated on Nov 29, 2013 11:29PM

The fall sports season is over, which means it’s time for postseason honors. Here are the all-region awards we’ve received so far ...

Updated on Nov 28, 2013 04:58PM

A pair of Utah prep class of 2015 football stars who squared off in last week’s Class 5A state semifinal have landed on ESPN’s prestigious list of the top 300 junior re...

Updated on Nov 28, 2013 04:57PM

The Great Western Shootout, a growing nationwide basketball tournament which takes place at Orem High School every December, has announced a title sponsor in FreeTaxUSA...

Updated on Nov 19, 2013 09:39PM

Jordan quarterback Austin Kafentzis’ season wrapped up with the Beetdiggers’ 44-20 loss to Brighton in the Class 5A state semifinals Friday at Rice-Eccles Stadium.


Updated on Nov 13, 2013 04:49PM

After visiting the Purdue campus about a month ago, Haley Bodnar decided she’d seen enough. She didn’t need to visit the other schools on her short list.

Updated on Nov 8, 2013 06:54PM

Riley Nelson knows there’s a 99.9 percent chance it’s over and done with.

But that hasn’t kept him from sounding off on the situatio...

Updated on Nov 8, 2013 06:54PM

Clearfield High School and Mountain View High School both are searching for new football coaches, and both schools are looking to move fast.

Updated on Oct 26, 2013 06:11PM

One more game has been added to Alta senior Bizzy Phillips’ high school soccer career.

Phillips has been chosen to play in the inaug...

Updated on Oct 26, 2013 06:11PM

Juan Diego’s Brendon Kempin, the two-time reigning Class 3A No. 1 singles boys’ tennis state champion, plans to sign a letter of intent to play tennis at the University...

Updated on Oct 3, 2013 04:29PM

Highland defensive tackle Bryan Mone will be heading to Florida in the dead of winter.

Mone, a...

Updated on Oct 1, 2013 06:34PM

I spoke to Erik McKinney, ESPN.com’s West Coast recruiting coordinator, today to catch up and see what the folks at the “Wide World of Sports” have been keeping tabs on...

Updated on Sep 25, 2013 04:46PM

The Utah High School Cycling League’s second event of the season, the Round Valley Round Up, takes place Saturday at Quinn’s Valley Sports Complex in Park City.

Updated on Sep 25, 2013 04:46PM

Here’s a look at some of the most impressive performances around the state’s football fields.

Any talk about standout nights has to ...

Updated on Sep 25, 2013 04:46PM

While looking over this week’s edition of Felt’s Facts, a collection of news and notes from state high school football historian George Felt, I was struck by the all-ti...

Updated on Sep 25, 2013 04:47PM

Judge Memorial senior Ryan Pauley committed to the Air Force Academy on Monday.

Pauley, a 6-fo...

Updated on Sep 17, 2013 06:30PM

The defending Class 5A champion Jordan Beetdiggers have returned to earth some.

After cruising through most of their schedule en rou...

Updated on Sep 12, 2013 06:41PM

As the state continues to garner respect and attention nationally as a fertile football ground, Utah was recognized for its ability to churn out Division I recruits in ...

Updated on Sep 12, 2013 06:40PM

Tyler Skidmore stood smack-dab in the middle of the field at Fremont High School.

The Roy Hig...

Updated on Sep 12, 2013 06:40PM

Bryan Burns may have the most popular 4-yard run of the high school football season.

As a junior running back at B...

Updated on Sep 4, 2013 05:36PM

Christian Shaver’s relentlessness on the field, in practice, in the weight room and in the classroom paid off Wednesday afternoon when the Jordan senior defensive end c...

Updated on Aug 28, 2013 05:16PM

The Thursday KJZZ Game of the Week between Logan and Cottonwood has been moved from its originally scheduled time of 7 p.m. to 3 p.m. Cottonwood athletic director Matt ...

Updated on Aug 28, 2013 05:16PM

Skyline guard Sydnee Taylor is Cedar City bound after she completes her senior year as an Eagle.

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