Overtime: Prep Sports

Chris Kamrani and Tom Wharton

    Monkres takes Dixie State OC job
    Long-time and highly successful Utah high school football coach Blaine Monkres was named to Dixie State’s football staff as offensive coordinator. Mon...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 05:27 pm   |     |   Share
    Four schools appeal alignment
    Three petitions involving four schools were filed with the Utah High School Activities Association before the deadline to appeal placement in the rece...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 12:51 pm   |     |   Share
    Jackson’s 55 sets school, tournament mark
    Frank Jackson poured in a school and tournament record 55 points in leading Lone Peak to a 93-73 victory over Clark, Nevada, in the Tarkanian Classic ...
    Updated Dec 18 2014 05:21 pm   |     |   Share
    Ex-Utah prep wins national award
    Seattle University’s Stephanie Verdoia is the second former Utah high school soccer player to win the Senior CLASS Award in NCAA Division I soccer. Th...
    Updated Dec 18 2014 10:45 am   |     |   Share
    Desert Hills LB Gabriel Sewell to sign NLI with Nevada
    It was his birthday, and he did what he wanted to. <b>Gabriel Sewell</b>, a three-star linebacker from Desert Hills High School in St. ...
    Updated Dec 18 2014 12:06 am   |     |   Share
    Four-star QB Keaton Torre moving to Utah from Oklahoma
    Already known as a hotbed for Division I talent, Utah is gaining another highly-touted prospect from the Midwest. <b>Keaton Torre</b>, ...
    Updated Dec 17 2014 10:54 am   |     |   Share
    Hunter receives national AD award
    The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association will give retired Jordan athletic director and current executive director of the Utah...
    Updated Dec 16 2014 10:30 am   |     |   Share
    Mantz leads Utah trio in nationals
    Three Utah cross country runners turned in fine performances Saturday at San Diego’s soggy Balboa Park when competing in the 36th annual Foot Locker C...
    Updated Dec 13 2014 08:02 pm   |     |   Share
    Three Utah runners to compete in nationals
    Three Utah high school cross country runners qualified to participate in the 36th annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships Saturday on a 5,000-m...
    Updated Dec 12 2014 11:39 am   |     |   Share
    Prep sports recruiting seminar set
    Many parents of young athletes dream of having their student earn a college athletic scholarship. But, in an age of social media that includes all sor...
    Updated Dec 03 2014 10:13 am   |     |   Share
    Alta football coach Bob Stephens steps down
    <b>Sandy • </b>After four seasons at the helm of the Alta football program, coach <b>Bob Stephens</b> confirmed with <i>...
    Updated Dec 02 2014 03:34 pm   |     |   Share
    How good is Utah prep football?
    While comparing scores is always a bit dangerous, Utah high school football appears to be strong compared to some surrounding states. For example, Che...
    Updated Dec 01 2014 01:35 pm   |     |   Share
    Michael Mangum  |  Special to the Salt Lake Tribune

American Fork Cavemen sophomore Brendan Bailey dribbles to the hoop during the first half of play against the Bountiful Braves at Bountiful High School in Bountiful, UT on Friday, December 13, 2013. Bountiful led American Fork 29-22 after the first half. American Fork forward Brendan Bailey commits to Arizona State
    American Fork’s hybrid junior forward <b>Brendan Bailey</b> confirmed his commitment to Arizona State to <i>The Salt Lake Tribune&l...
    Updated Nov 30 2014 10:55 pm   |     |   Share
    Corner Canyon Branden Bowen OL, former Utah commit, chooses Ohio State
    <b>Brandon Bowen</b> has decided to end his recruitment process. And the 6-foot-7, 315-pound Corner Canyon offensive lineman — a former U...
    Updated Nov 23 2014 09:42 pm   |     |   Share
    Chargers hosting girls basketball meet
    Just as Utah high school football ends, basketball is starting. Eight girls’ varsity, junior varsity and sophomore basketball teams will be participat...
    Updated Nov 19 2014 11:07 am   |     |   Share
    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Pleasant Grove's 4, defended by Lone Peak's Frank Jackson as Lone Peak faces Pleasant Grove High School in the 5A state championship boys basketball game at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Saturday, March 8, 2014. Prep basketball: Lone Peak star guard Frank Jackson decommits from BYU
    Utah’s best high school basketball player is back on the open market. Lone Peak guard Frank Jackson has de-committed from Brigham Young University an...
    Updated Nov 15 2014 12:06 am   |     |   Share
    UHSAA wants to discuss potentially adding more sanctioned sports
    Midvale • The Utah High School Activities Association’s executive committee wants the organization’s board of trustees to lift a moratorium on conside...
    Updated Nov 13 2014 03:30 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah Basketball Club signs seven to college scholarships (with video)
    Some of the state's top basketball stars weren't just friends: They played on the same team. And Wednesday, the start of college basketball's early si...
    Updated Nov 13 2014 09:48 am   |     |   Share
    Prep football: Two record-setting QBs nearing the end
    The careers of two of Utah’s best-ever quarterbacks are beginning to wind down and, depending on how Jordan and Pine View play in this week’s quarterf...
    Updated Nov 06 2014 03:06 pm   |     |   Share
    Prep sports: Bingham football, Lone Peak basketball recognized by MaxPreps
    Bingham continues to be Utah’s only national recognized football team by pollsters, while the MaxPreps preseason basketball poll has Lone Peak among t...
    Updated Nov 05 2014 01:36 pm   |     |   Share
    Prep football: Thoughts on last weekend’s state football playoffs
    Some thoughts on last weekend’s state football playoffs: Biggest surprise • Kanab upset Duchesne 27-21 at Duchesne in the 1A tournament, ending the E...
    Updated Nov 04 2014 09:33 am   |     |   Share
    Kafentzis leaves Jordan as defensive coordinator
    Kyle Kafentzis, who began coaching Jordan High’s defense the year before his son Austin decided to play quarterback for the Beetdiggers five years ago...
    Updated Nov 03 2014 04:38 pm   |     |   Share
    Here’s 5A, 4A prep volleyball first-round schedule
    The Class 4A and 5A volleyball tournaments are scheduled to be held starting Thursday at Utah Valley University. In 4A, the first two rounds will be p...
    Updated Nov 03 2014 03:18 pm   |     |   Share
    Prep football schedule
    High school football enters its quarterfinal and semifinal games Friday and Saturday and the game schedules are taking place. Here is this week’s sche...
    Updated Nov 03 2014 01:54 pm   |     |   Share
    Prep football: Game’s end goes viral, offers teaching moment
    The end of Tuesday night’s play-in prep football game between Maple Mountain and Spanish Fork proved to be so memorable that video of it has gone vira...
    Updated Oct 30 2014 02:36 pm   |     |   Share