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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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) Cyprus High hires alumnus Tre Smith as new boys’ basketball coach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspreps/57827208-52/smith-basketball-job-program.html.csp Tre Smith faces a serious renovation project. And he knows it. But the 25-year-old former University of Utah basketball player says he’s the right guy to overhaul the program that produced him. A former star at Cyprus High School in Magna, Smith officially accepted the job as the Pirates boys’ basketball coach this week. Having been part of the basketball program for the last three years and helping coach the junior varsity levels, Smith said his relationship with the young talent in the co... Tre Smith faces a serious renovation project. And he knows it. But the 25-year-old former University of Utah basketball player says he’s the right guy to overhaul the program that produced him. A former star at Cyprus High School in Magna, Smith officially accepted the job as the Pirates boys’ basketball coach this week. Having been part of the basketball program for the last three years and helping coach the junior varsity levels, Smith said his relationship with the young talent in the co... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 57827208@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:18:03 MDT Former Cottonwood star Cooper Bateman competing for Alabama starting QB spot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspreps/57819144-52/bateman-com-param-value.html.csp Could Cooper Bateman be the heir to the Alabama quarterback position? It’s still extremely early and the former Cottonwood High star has months to prove himself, but the redshirt freshman at the University of Alabama is turning heads in spring ball down in Tuscaloosa, Ala. One of the top recruits in America in 2012, Bateman chose the vaunted Crimson Tide program after receiving more than 50 collegiate offers. The 6-foot-3, 208-pound quarterback from Utah’s prep ranks took a redshirt year in... Could Cooper Bateman be the heir to the Alabama quarterback position? It’s still extremely early and the former Cottonwood High star has months to prove himself, but the redshirt freshman at the University of Alabama is turning heads in spring ball down in Tuscaloosa, Ala. One of the top recruits in America in 2012, Bateman chose the vaunted Crimson Tide program after receiving more than 50 collegiate offers. The 6-foot-3, 208-pound quarterback from Utah’s prep ranks took a redshirt year in... 57819144@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:10:02 MDT