Overtime: Prep Sports

Chris Kamrani and Tom Wharton

    Prep football: KJZZ announces TV coverage schedule
    KJZZ Ch. 14 announced Thursday that it will broadcast 29 total high school football games this coming season, beginning Aug. 20 and culminating with a...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 01:45 pm   |     |   Share
    Manti seeks girls’ basketball coach
    Manti High School is looking for a new girls’ basketball coach. First-year girls’ coach Brett Albrecht has left the program after finishing fourth in ...
    Updated Jul 22 2015 02:39 pm   |     |   Share
    Three Utahns named All-Americans
    Three Utah high school athletes have recently been honored with all-American honors by MaxPreps. Pleasant Grove junior catcher Payton Henry earned hon...
    Updated Jul 21 2015 01:54 pm   |     |   Share
    Brighton QB, Utes’ commit Kahi Neves transferring (again) to Timpview
    Brighton quarterback and Utah commit Kahi Neves intends on transferring to Timpview — his sixth school in four years — for his senior season, The Salt...
    Updated Jun 19 2015 09:43 pm   |     |   Share
    Biles, Heiner win Gatorade awards
    Herriman’s Lucy Biles and Provo’s Chase Heiner were named the girls’ and boys’ Track and Field Athletes of the Year by Gatorade this week. Both were t...
    Updated Jun 19 2015 10:27 am   |     |   Share
    Football safety clinic set Saturday
    USA Football will host a Heads Up Football Player Safety Clinic Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Woods Cross High School. The group will instruct pla...
    Updated Jun 16 2015 04:00 pm   |     |   Share
    Longtime Woods Cross soccer coach Kevin Rigby retires
    Kevin Rigby’s 38 year-career as the Woods Cross boys’ soccer coach began in an unusual way. In 1977, when he was beginning his career as a history tea...
    Updated Jun 15 2015 11:08 am   |     |   Share
    Maple Mountain wrestler wins national title
    Maple Mountain wrestler Taylor LaMont recently earned his third United World Wrestling Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman 127.5-pound title in Akron, Ohio. L...
    Updated Jun 08 2015 12:45 pm   |     |   Share
    Jackson tops Utah basketball recruits
    Three Utah high school basketball stars are listed as top recruits in the latest Scout.com top 100 list compiled by director of recruiting Evan Daniel...
    Updated Jun 05 2015 12:36 pm   |     |   Share
    Red Devil named softball player of the year
    Springville High junior Kaycie Jensen was named the Gatorade Utah Softball Player of the Year Thursday. The 5-foot-6 right-handed pitcher is the first...
    Updated Jun 04 2015 04:09 pm   |     |   Share
    All-star softball games set Tuesday
    Utah’s top senior softball players will be in action Tuesday when the Utah Softball Coaches Association hosts its annual senior all-star games at 3 p....
    Updated Jun 02 2015 09:00 am   |     |   Share
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Sky View's Lindsey Jensen poses for a portrait in Smithfield Tuesday March 10, 2015. Jensen is The Salt Lake Tribune)  's Most Valuable Girls Basketball Player. Sky View’s Lindsey Jensen a Parade all-American in girls' basketball
    Parade Magazine named Sky View basketball Lindsey Jensen to its all-American team this year. The 5-foot-11 guard, who signed to play for Utah State ne...
    Updated Jun 01 2015 12:58 pm   |     |   Share
    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Pleasant Grove relief pitcher Payton Henry celebrates with team mates after the final out. Pleasant Grove defeated Bingham 6-2 to win the Utah 5A title, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Prep baseball: Pleasant Grove’s Payton Henry named Utah Gatorade Player of the Year
    It’s been a rollercoaster season for Pleasant Grove’s Payton Henry — except the ride continuously hovered at its climax. The low moments were sparsely...
    Updated May 28 2015 11:30 am   |     |   Share
    Boy’s basketball: Lone Peak hires David Evans as new head coach
    The new era at Lone Peak has officially begun. David Evans, an assistant at BYU-Hawaii, has been hired to replace Quincy Lewis, Lone Peak principal Rh...
    Updated May 22 2015 09:36 am   |     |   Share
    Prep football: West Jordan hires alumnus Mike Meifu as head coach
    Mike Meifu was the catalyst in the backfield for arguably the most successful season in West Jordan football history. Ten years later, he’ll lead the ...
    Updated May 21 2015 04:02 pm   |     |   Share
    Soccer semis set Tueday at Woods Cross
    Woods Cross •Top-ranked Alta looks strong going into Tuesday’s 5A boys’ soccer semifinals at Woods Cross High School. The Hawks meet red-hot Lehi in t...
    Updated May 18 2015 02:45 pm   |     |   Share
    Prep football: West Jordan’s Dan DuPaix resigns; Timpanogos hires Daniel Tervort
    After only two seasons leading the West Jordan program, coach Dan DuPaix confirmed his resignation with The Salt Lake Tribune on Friday afternoon. He...
    Updated May 15 2015 02:08 pm   |     |   Share
    Boys’ basketball: Kearns trio to sign with college program
    Three Kearns High basketball stars will sign letters of intent to play college basketball Friday in a noon ceremony at the Granite District School. Bu...
    Updated May 14 2015 05:54 pm   |     |   Share
    Prep soccer quarterfinals set Friday
    After several first-round surprises and upsets, the Class 5A and 4A boys soccer tournaments enter Friday’s quarterfinals basically wide open. Judge Me...
    Updated May 14 2015 07:57 am   |     |   Share
    Class 5A soccer shows parity
    Any doubt that the 5A boys’ soccer tournament would not pit evenly matched teams and regions was eliminated in Tuesday’s first round games. Six of the...
    Updated May 13 2015 08:27 am   |     |   Share
    Three girls hoop coaches named
    Alta, Hillcrest and Layton Christian Academy all have new girls basketball coaches. Izzy Gustafson will be the new Alta coach, Shannon Hurst is taking...
    Updated May 12 2015 09:30 am   |     |   Share
    (Lone Peak won the girls' high school ultimate frisbee high school state championship Saturday.
(Courtesy Photo)  ) Rugby, frisbee teams win titles
    State rugby and ultimate frisbee high school champions were crowned Saturday. Snow Canyon, led by Sam Sliver and Richmond Anderson, upset nationally r...
    Updated May 11 2015 10:36 am   |     |   Share
    5A, 4A soccer schedules set
    Though there are still a few spots to be finalized, the Utah High School Activities Association have released the first round schedule for Class 5A an...
    Updated May 08 2015 12:39 pm   |     |   Share
    Club sports seasons winding down
    The seasons of three popular Utah high school club sports will conclude in the next two weeks. The state prep boys’ rugby title will be decided this w...
    Updated May 07 2015 10:51 am   |     |   Share
    Class 3A baseball state field set
    The Class 3A baseball tournament begins Saturday at home sites as far south as St. George and as far north as Garland. League champions Pine View, Par...
    Updated May 06 2015 10:03 am   |     |   Share
    3A, 2A softball tournaments set
    Class 2A kicks off the state tournament softball season with eight games scheduled Thursday. Enterprise, San Juan, South Summit and Altamont enter the...
    Updated May 05 2015 10:09 am   |     |   Share
    Rabbits, Bulldogs advance in 2A baseball
    The Class 2A state baseball tournament got underway last Saturday with first and second round games played. The event will conclude Thursday, Friday a...
    Updated May 04 2015 12:51 pm   |     |   Share
    Soccer: 3A, 2A semifinals set
    Class 3A boys soccer has turned into a Region Nine round robin with only Juan Diego crashing the party. In Saturday games, defending champion Dixie bl...
    Updated May 03 2015 10:54 am   |     |   Share
    3A, 2A soccer quarterfinals set
    With region champions outscoring their opponents 23-1 in the first round of the Class 3A boys soccer tournament Thursday, there were no major surprise...
    Updated May 01 2015 09:18 am   |     |   Share
    Prep football: West Jordan’s Atunaisa Mahe commits to BYU
    West Jordan junior Atunaisa Mahe has always envisioned committing to BYU growing up as an LDS athlete. He made that dream a reality with his commitmen...
    Updated Apr 29 2015 12:27 pm   |     |   Share