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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 Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM

New facilities are always a plus for high school athletic programs. That’s why there are a lot of smiles these days at Brighton and American Fork.

Updated on Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM

As Utah high school cross country teams prepare for the October 22 state meet at Sugar House Park, most compete in invitationals held throughout the state.

Updated on Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM

While this is the heart of high school football season, some are already looking ahead to basketball.

There are two major competing ...

Updated on Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM

Some interesting statistics and notes came out of last weekend’s Utah high school football games.

• Skyline’s Aleck Russon had 23 ru...

Updated on Sep 13, 2014 11:43PM

Jordan won its fourth straight road game to start the 2014 football season by knocking off Cherry Creek, Colo., 38-14.

The high scho...

Updated on Sep 12, 2014 11:23PM

Though not sanctioned by the Utah High School Activities Association, the Utah High School Mountain Bike League is drawing competitors to its meets from all over the st...

Updated on Sep 13, 2014 11:34PM

A good Thursday night Region One showdown that sends Syracuse to Davis in the KJZZ television game sets up the first week of league play for many Utah high school football tea...

Updated on Sep 10, 2014 10:32PM

Bingham’s 23-20 overtime loss to Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas last week didn’t hurt the Miners’ image much in national high school football polls.

Updated on Sep 10, 2014 10:32PM

Morgan High volleyball player Jaiden Farr has been named the MaxPreps player of the week.

The 5-foot-9 junior outside hitter has hel...

Updated on Sep 9, 2014 10:38PM

Only a lucky few Utah high school athletes get scholarships to play at the next level.

More boys received scholarships for playing f...

Updated on Sep 9, 2014 02:17PM

Bingham lost a heartbreaking 23-20 overtime contest to Bishop Gorman -- USA Today’s top ranked football team in the nation in Las Vegas Friday night when the Miners los...

Updated on Sep 5, 2014 07:35AM

This week’s high school football schedule kicked off with two Thursday night games.

In a contest televised by KJZZ, Highland knocked off Northridg...

Updated on Sep 6, 2014 11:58PM

How many times have you attended a high school athletic event, watched fans yell at the officials and then said to yourself: “I wouldn’t do that job for all the money i...

Updated on Sep 2, 2014 05:16PM

While more Utah schools play basketball than any other sport, more boys play football and girls participate in track.

The Utah High ...

Updated on Sep 2, 2014 05:16PM

Two Utah high school football powers helped the state’s reputation this weekend by earning victories over highly-regarded southern California programs.

Updated on Aug 30, 2014 11:30PM

The current football alignment often jumbles traditional rivalries by putting cross-town rivals or schools located in close proximity into different regions or classifi...

Updated on Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM

Bingham’s football team continues to be Utah’s top representative in national and regional high school polls.

The Miners are ranked 21st in the US...

Updated on Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM

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...

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