Overtime: Prep Sports

Trevor Phibbs and Tom Wharton

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Kearns' Graden Luckart celebrates his touchdown with teammate Peter Do. Kearns High School leads Granger High School 28-7 during their game at Granger, August 28, 2015. Prep football: Sky View beats Logan 91-0 then 42-6, historic starts, dramatic finishes and notable performances from Week 2
    Sky View had no mercy for its crosstown rival Logan this past weekend. The Bobcats JV program beat the Grizzlies 91-0 on Thursday night. You read tha...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 08:21 pm   |     |   Share
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Timpview WR Samson Nacua celebrates his 51 yard TD catch and run to give Timpview a very early 14-0 lead. Timpview beat Sky View of Smithfield, 45-8 in a 4A state quarterfinal playoff game Friday, November 7, 2014 in Provo. Prep football: Friday night predictions (Week 2)
    <i> “Jackpot: 7-7-7” is our prep football series published every Friday morning at 7 a.m. It analyzes the best seven games kicking off at 7 ...
    Updated Aug 28 2015 07:09 am   |     |   Share
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Lone Peak's Frank Jackson, knight, guards Amercian Fork's Brayden Harris during game between American Fork and Lone Peak at UVU UCCU Arena in Provo, Tuesday, February 10, 2015. His list down to four, Lone Peak's Frank Jackson to visit Duke this week
    Lone Peak’s Frank Jackson has trimmed his list of colleges down to four. And after a busy summer of hoops, one with stops in Las Vegas, New York and I...
    Updated Aug 26 2015 07:51 pm   |     |   Share
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East's Christian Folau (31) scores a touchdown after recovering a fumble during the first half of the game at Mountain View High School Tuesday October 23, 2012. East is winning the game 42-0 at halftime. Prep football: East to play nationally-ranked team, Bingham No. 6 in polls, state leaders
    The exposure of Utah high school football has skyrocketed over the past decade for a multitude of reasons — one of which is the performance of loca...
    Updated Aug 25 2015 10:54 am   |     |   Share
    Prep track coaches honored
    The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association has honored two Utahns as coaches of the year for 2015. Desert Hills’ Dace Goulding was...
    Updated Aug 25 2015 10:09 am   |     |   Share
    Prep football: Lone Peak’s Jackson McChesney commits to BYU
    One of the many wonderful things about sports is the opportunity to experience the joys of fandom, to be involved in something much bigger than yourse...
    Updated Aug 24 2015 04:18 pm   |     |   Share
    Desert Hills star Nephi Sewell breaks his neck, career in jeopardy
    St. George • Desert Hills coach Carl Franke confirmed the Thunder’s top-recruit, Nephi Sewell, suffered a broken neck on Friday — a potentially career...
    Updated Aug 24 2015 07:28 pm   |     |   Share
    Prep football: Bingham, Timpview roll and notable performances from Friday
    The first week of high school football is done and gone, and as always it provided more accurate perspectives of each program. While some teams lived...
    Updated Aug 22 2015 03:28 pm   |     |   Share
    Prep football: Friday night predictions
    <i> “Jackpot: 7-7-7” is our new prep football series published every Friday morning at 7 a.m. It analyzes the best seven games kicking off at...
    Updated Aug 21 2015 02:31 pm   |     |   Share
    Former Olympus standout Paulos to begin pro career in Greece
    Former Olympus Titan standout Nicholas Paulos will begin his professional basketball career in Greece. The 6-foot-7 forward signed a deal with AEK Ath...
    Updated Aug 20 2015 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
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American Fork's Tanner Smith (17) passes the ball during the game at Herriman High School Friday October 3, 2014. Prep football: Top 10 quarterbacks to watch in 2015
    Sports fans enjoy the casual rankings list, the comparison of talent against talent. It provides an opportunity to agree with the order, or vehementl...
    Updated Aug 18 2015 10:48 am   |     |   Share
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Bingham kicks off the ball to Bonneville during the game at Bingham High School Saturday August 24, 2013. Bingham is winning the game 14-7 at halftime. Prep football: Tribune power rankings released
    Today, all across the state, programs will buckle chinstraps for the first official practice of game week. That slips off the tongue, doesn’t it? G...
    Updated Aug 17 2015 07:13 pm   |     |   Share
    Davis girls soccer ranked No. 25 nationally in preseason poll
    The 2015 girls’ high school soccer season kicks off on Tuesday afternoon, and local fans will get an opportunity to watch one of the top programs in t...
    Updated Aug 10 2015 05:21 pm   |     |   Share
    Wasatch kicker Southam named to Army All-American roster
    Wasatch kicker Skyler Southam has been named to the U.S. Army All-American roster. The soon-to-be senior, who is verbally pledged to BYU, is considere...
    Updated Aug 07 2015 04:21 pm   |     |   Share
    Alta’s Bain named all-American
    Alta midfielder Christian Bain has been named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com first-team all-American high school soccer team. Bain led the Hawks to the 5A...
    Updated Aug 06 2015 02:15 pm   |     |   Share
    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
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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
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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