Prep Sports Blog - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Blogs/preps Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah prep football teams take big wins in California http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspreps/58358613-52/california-champion-class-defending.html.csp Two Utah high school football powers helped the state’s reputation this weekend by earning victories over highly-regarded southern California programs. On Friday night, Pleasant Grove scored 28 points in the second half to capture a 49-36 victory at Torrey Pines. Defending Class 4A champion Timpview looked impressive in rallying in the fourth quarter to earn a 42-28 win over Mission Hills on Saturday night. Bingham faces perhaps the most difficult out-of-state test Friday night in Las Vegas. The... Two Utah high school football powers helped the state’s reputation this weekend by earning victories over highly-regarded southern California programs. On Friday night, Pleasant Grove scored 28 points in the second half to capture a 49-36 victory at Torrey Pines. Defending Class 4A champion Timpview looked impressive in rallying in the fourth quarter to earn a 42-28 win over Mission Hills on Saturday night. Bingham faces perhaps the most difficult out-of-state test Friday night in Las Vegas. The... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58358613@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:24:13 MDT Stansbury soccer player recognized http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspreps/58334479-52/soccer-stansbury-didericksen-maxpreps.html.csp While Stansbury’s girls’ soccer team has had mixed results so far this year, junior Michaela Didericksen is making quite a name for herself. The Stallion star was recently named one of five prep girl soccer players of the week by CBS MaxPreps/NSCAA. Stansbury is 2-2 on the season. During those four games, Didericksen has scored eight goals and recorded five assists for 21 total points. – Tom Wharton While Stansbury’s girls’ soccer team has had mixed results so far this year, junior Michaela Didericksen is making quite a name for herself. The Stallion star was recently named one of five prep girl soccer players of the week by CBS MaxPreps/NSCAA. Stansbury is 2-2 on the season. During those four games, Didericksen has scored eight goals and recorded five assists for 21 total points. – Tom Wharton 58334479@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:11:38 MDT Football streaks continue, end http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspreps/58338797-52/utah-football-longest-game.html.csp George Felt is the guru of prep football numbers in Utah. His book Utah High School Football is full of interesting factoids. He offered some interesting numbers at the start of the Utah football season worth passing on. Here are a few: Duchesne’s 48-game winning streak, Utah’s longest in history by 12 games now, currently ranks as the fourth longest in the nation. Only Ithaca, Mich., and Regina in Iowa City, Iowa, (with 56-game streaks) and Bellevue, Wash., with 54, have longer current streaks.... George Felt is the guru of prep football numbers in Utah. His book Utah High School Football is full of interesting factoids. He offered some interesting numbers at the start of the Utah football season worth passing on. Here are a few: Duchesne’s 48-game winning streak, Utah’s longest in history by 12 games now, currently ranks as the fourth longest in the nation. Only Ithaca, Mich., and Regina in Iowa City, Iowa, (with 56-game streaks) and Bellevue, Wash., with 54, have longer current streaks.... 58338797@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:11:38 MDT Orem to host national hoops tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspreps/58342918-52/teams-tournament-lone-peak.html.csp It seems weird writing about basketball when football season has just begun. But Orem High hoops coach Golden Holt has already recruited some of the nation’s top teams to compete in the fourth annual FreeTaxUSA.com Shootout December 11 through December 13 on the Golden Tigers’ home floor. Utah participants include four-time defending 5A champion Lone Peak, Orem, Timpview, Jordan, Wasatch Academy and Timanogos. Two top Colorado teams, Overland and Denver East,; Richland, Wash.; Kahuka, Hawaii, an... It seems weird writing about basketball when football season has just begun. But Orem High hoops coach Golden Holt has already recruited some of the nation’s top teams to compete in the fourth annual FreeTaxUSA.com Shootout December 11 through December 13 on the Golden Tigers’ home floor. Utah participants include four-time defending 5A champion Lone Peak, Orem, Timpview, Jordan, Wasatch Academy and Timanogos. Two top Colorado teams, Overland and Denver East,; Richland, Wash.; Kahuka, Hawaii, an... 58342918@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:11:38 MDT Bingham continues to lead state, regional polls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspreps/58347129-52/bingham-maxpreps-poll-ranked.html.csp Bingham’s football team continues to be Utah’s top representative in national and regional high school polls. The Miners are ranked 21st in the USA Today high school football poll, 25th in the Prep Nation poll and 38th in the MaxPreps national poll. They lead the MaxPreps Utah poll, followed by Timpview, Brighton, East and Riverton. The MaxPreps West regional computer rankings including teams from Hawaii, Alaska, Colorado, Wyoming, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Utah have Bin... Bingham’s football team continues to be Utah’s top representative in national and regional high school polls. The Miners are ranked 21st in the USA Today high school football poll, 25th in the Prep Nation poll and 38th in the MaxPreps national poll. They lead the MaxPreps Utah poll, followed by Timpview, Brighton, East and Riverton. The MaxPreps West regional computer rankings including teams from Hawaii, Alaska, Colorado, Wyoming, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Utah have Bin... 58347129@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:11:38 MDT It’s time to renew grid rivalries tonight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspreps/58351428-52/battle-cedar-rivalries-rivals.html.csp The current football alignment often jumbles traditional rivalries by putting cross-town rivals or schools located in close proximity into different regions or classifications. Fortunately, that’s why there is a preseason. And this week’s games feature contests against school’s that should be natural rivals. For example, Bountiful city rivals 5A Viewmont and 4A Bountiful square off on the Vikings field in the 50th meeting between the two while Cedar City’s two high schools, 3AA Cedar City and 3... The current football alignment often jumbles traditional rivalries by putting cross-town rivals or schools located in close proximity into different regions or classifications. Fortunately, that’s why there is a preseason. And this week’s games feature contests against school’s that should be natural rivals. For example, Bountiful city rivals 5A Viewmont and 4A Bountiful square off on the Vikings field in the 50th meeting between the two while Cedar City’s two high schools, 3AA Cedar City and 3... 58351428@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:05:05 MDT