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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 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.

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...

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