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Trevor Phibbs and Tom Wharton


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    Prep football: Former Clearfield coach Randy Johnson hired as Larry Wall’s replacement at Bountiful
    Replacing a legend is never easy, but someone has to do it. For Bountiful — that person is Randy Johnson, who has been hired as the next football coac...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 03:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Copper Hills G Preston Sanchez drives during first half play as Copper Hills defeated American Fork 64-61 in the Elite 8 semi-finals, Friday, December 11, 2015. Prep basketball: All-Star Challenge rosters announced
    The first annual All-Star Challenge announced its rosters on Monday morning, with some of the top talent across the state selected to participate. ...
    Updated Feb 08 2016 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    Prep basketball: Corner Canyon students flash mob for pre-game introductions against Alta (with video)
    The history of the Alta and Corner Canyon rivalry is neither long nor illustrious. But after not facing one another for the first two years of the ...
    Updated Feb 02 2016 11:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    Prep football: Murray’s four-star DE Maxs Tupai will not sign on National Signing Day
    Murray’s four-star defensive end Maxs Tupai will not be faxing in his commitment on National Signing Day on Wednesday, according to his sister Deanna....
    Updated Feb 02 2016 04:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    Prep football: Mountain Crest coach Mark Wootton stepping down
    After 25 seasons pacing the sideline, Mountain Crest coach Mark Wootton is hanging it up. He informed his players of his retirement on Monday morning....
    Updated Feb 01 2016 11:21 am   |     |   Share
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    Prep football: Hillcrest names Cazzie Brown as next coach
    Hillcrest has hired Highland assistant Cazzie Brown as its next head coach, The Tribune confirmed on Friday afternoon. According to Brown, he spent...
    Updated Jan 29 2016 01:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    Prep football: Logan coach Mike Favero stepping down after 17 years atop the program
    Logan coach Mike Favero is stepping down from his position after compiling an overall record of 149-60, with five state titles, in 17 years atop the p...
    Updated Jan 29 2016 12:40 am   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Lone Peak’s Frank Jackson (15) and Lone Peak’s Tyson Doman (1) hug after the game at Wasatch Academy Thursday December 10, 2015.  Lone Peak won the game 68-65. Prep basketball: Lone Peak home game on Feb. 5 to be broadcasted live on ESPNU
    Lone Peak announced its home game against St. Joseph (N.J.) on Feb. 5 will be broadcasted live on ESPNU. It’s the first-ever nationally televised prep...
    Updated Jan 28 2016 02:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    Blog: Pleasant Grove’s Henry named top incoming Utah baseball player
    MaxPreps has named Pleasant Grove senior Payton Henry as Utah’s top returning baseball player for the upcoming spring season. And with good reason. Th...
    Updated Jan 28 2016 11:00 am   |     |   Share
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    Blog: Utah prep rugby teams earn national rankings
    Six Utah high school rugby teams are ranked nationally in the Goff Rugby Report’s first national rankings of 2016. Goff is a national rugby publicatio...
    Updated Jan 27 2016 04:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Bingham Miners Yoeli Childs (30) collides with Copper Hills Grizzlies Trevor Hoffman (2), in Utah Elite 8 basketball tournament action, Copper Hills vs Bingham, in American Fork, Saturday, December 12, 2015. Prep basketball: Frank Jackson and Yoeli Childs bumped into ESPN top 50 prospects for Class of 2016
    Two local basketball prospects were bumped into ESPN’s top 50 national recruits on Tuesday. Lone Peak guard Frank Jackson checked in at No. 11 over...
    Updated Jan 19 2016 10:42 am   |     |   Share
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    Community Interview: Cottonwood three-star defensive end Fua Pututau narrows list to BYU, Colorado, Utah and Utah State
    The TribPreps team introduced our new series on Monday titled “Community Interviews,” where fans are able to ask questions to the top in-state foot...
    Updated Jan 18 2016 04:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Brighton RB Sione Lund breaks away for a 76 yard TD scamper on a 4th and 1 play during first half play. Jordan led Brighton 34-21 at the half at Brighton Friday, September 25, 2015. Prep football: Four-star recruit Sione Lund transferring to Waterford, will still play for Brighton
    Sione Lund, a Class of 2017 four-star prospect committed to play football for Stanford, is transferring to Waterford — a private school providing a li...
    Updated Jan 15 2016 02:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Lone Peak’s Frank Jackson (15) runs past Wasatch Academy’s Shamiel Stevenson (5) during the game at Wasatch Academy Thursday December 10, 2015.  Lone Peak won the game 68-65. Prep basketball: Lone Peak guard Frank Jackson named to Naismith Award watchlist
    Lone Peak guard <b> Frank Jackson </b> was one of 25 boys named to the midseason high school Naismith Award watchlist on Thursday. Jack...
    Updated Jan 14 2016 05:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Simi Fehoko makes the catch as Brighton High School leads Herriman High School 9-7 at the half during the 2015 season opener at Brighton High School, Friday, August 21, 2015. Prep football: Top in-state recruits to watch with 20 days until National Signing Day
    Business is open once again. The recruiting dead period officially concluded at midnight, allowing collegiate coaches to once again make contact with ...

    Updated Jan 14 2016 01:25 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    The Hunter students get into the game during the opening round of the boy’s 5A basketball state tournament game against Weber at the Dee Events Center in Ogden, Monday, February 23, 2015. Wisconsin activities association silences students from chanting “air ball” and other chants
    I. I believe. I believe that. I believe that we. I believe that we won’t finish this chant in the state of Wisconsin. Student sections are known...
    Updated Jan 13 2016 05:02 pm   |     |   Share
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    East versus Highland: A rivalry done the right way
    Few Utah high school rivalries are intense as East and Highland. The two Salt Lake City schools are located in close proximity to each other and their...
    Updated Jan 13 2016 09:21 am   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   East’s Loa Kaufusi pumps his fist as he walks off the field after East beat Timpview 49-14 for the Utah 4A championship, Friday, November 20, 2015. Prep football: East tight end/defensive Loa Kaufusi commits to Stanford
    East tight end/defensive end Loa Kaufusi has been fixated on Stanford since he received an offer from the University in the preseason. Announcing his ...
    Updated Jan 11 2016 01:31 pm   |     |   Share
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    Lone Peak rated 25th nationally in combined football/basketball rankings
    MaxPreps put together an interesting computer ranking of the nation’s top 25 high school teams that combines the final ranking of a school’s basketbal...
    Updated Jan 11 2016 08:50 am   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Murray High coach, Mike Richmond, givers instructions during the Murray high football practice, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Prep football: Murray coach Mike Richmond stepping down
    After guiding Murray to its first postseason victory since 1996 this year, Mike Richmond, who is a paraprofessional, is stepping down from his positio...
    Updated Jan 08 2016 04:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    MaxPreps honors 5A champion Herriman football team
    Class 5A football champion Herriman received the Army National Guard’s national ranking trophy Wednesday during a winter sports assembly at the school...
    Updated Jan 06 2016 12:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    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. Fifteen locals nominated for 2016 McDonald’s All-American Games
    McDonald’s announced 15 local prospects as nominees to participate in the 2016 McDonald’s All-American Games. McDonald’s will finalize a roster con...
    Updated Jan 05 2016 11:03 am   |     |   Share
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    Richfield athletic director to head national organization
    Richfield High athletic director and assistant principal Richard Barton is President Elect of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators. He...
    Updated Jan 04 2016 08:45 am   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   East head coach Brandon Matich celebrates a final touchdown as East beat Timpview 49-14 for the Utah 4A championship, Friday, November 20, 2015. Prep football: Three locals participating in Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl on Sunday
    There are several local participants in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, which airs tonight at 7 p.m. on Fox Sports 1. The West team features Eas...
    Updated Jan 03 2016 01:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Viewmont players and fans explode with excitement as Viewmont’s Joshua Richins (30) nails the game wining three pointer as time expires giving Viewmont a victory  over Lone Peak during quarterfinals of the boy’s 5A basketball state tournament at the Dee Event Center in Ogden, Wednesday, February 25, 2015. The 10 best moments of the 2015 prep season
    In less than 24 hours the clock will strike midnight, signifying another year is behind us. Goodbye, 2015, my dear old friend. This year provided n...
    Updated Dec 31 2015 12:43 pm   |     |   Share
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    Morgan volleyball named team of the year
    Utah was represented well in MaxPreps Small Schools All-American Volleyball Team, which was announced Wednesday. Morgan, the 3A champions, was named t...
    Updated Dec 30 2015 12:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    Prep football: Skyline coach Justin Thompson leaving alma mater to coach West
    Skyline coach Justin Thompson is leaving his alma mater after two seasons for an opportunity to coach at West, where his wife currently teaches, and w...
    Updated Feb 02 2016 11:04 am   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Lone Peak’s Frank Jackson (15) and Lone Peak’s Tyson Doman (1) hug after the game at Wasatch Academy Thursday December 10, 2015.  Lone Peak won the game 68-65. Prep basketball: Lone Peak ranked No. 17 nationally by USA Today
    Following wins against Wasatch Academy and Georgia powerhouse Miller Grove this past week, Lone Peak hurdled into USA Today’s national rankings, check...
    Updated Dec 15 2015 11:21 am   |     |   Share
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    Prep football: Hillcrest coach Travis Mehlhoff resigns
    Hillcrest football coach Travis Mehlhoff has resigned from his position after two season with the Huskies as his family prepares to relocate to Montan...
    Updated Dec 15 2015 12:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Prep football: Park City coach Mike Shepherd resigns, citing parental pressures
    Park City football coach Mike Shepherd has resigned from his position after three seasons in his third stint atop the program, citing parental pressur...
    Updated Dec 15 2015 09:57 am   |     |   Share