Prep Sports - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.tribpreps.com 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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) Prep football preview: Bountiful Braves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58195449-77/bountiful-wall-braves-run.html.csp EDITOR’S NOTE • This is one in a series of previews of Utah’s high school football programs. They will run throughout the summer leading up to the 2014 regular season, which begins Aug. 21. Bountiful Braves A coach doesn’t get a field named after him and stay around for 30 years at one school without experiencing some success. But that’s what has happened to veteran Bountiful head man Larry Wall. It’s a rare year when his Braves aren’t in the thick of a hunt for a state or region title de... EDITOR’S NOTE • This is one in a series of previews of Utah’s high school football programs. They will run throughout the summer leading up to the 2014 regular season, which begins Aug. 21. Bountiful Braves A coach doesn’t get a field named after him and stay around for 30 years at one school without experiencing some success. But that’s what has happened to veteran Bountiful head man Larry Wall. It’s a rare year when his Braves aren’t in the thick of a hunt for a state or region title de... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58195449@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:11:40 MDT Prep football preview: Desert Hills Thunder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58223658-190/thunder-desert-hills-team.html.csp EDITOR’S NOTE • This is one in a series of previews of Utah’s high school football programs. They will run throughout the summer leading up to the 2014 regular season, which begins Aug. 21. Desert Hills Thunder Ever since Desert Hills opened its doors in 2008, the Thunder have been a fixture in the state playoffs. The Thunder have accomplished this with hard work and discipline. They are fast and physical on offense and defense. They don’t always put up big numbers, but they usually find a w... EDITOR’S NOTE • This is one in a series of previews of Utah’s high school football programs. They will run throughout the summer leading up to the 2014 regular season, which begins Aug. 21. Desert Hills Thunder Ever since Desert Hills opened its doors in 2008, the Thunder have been a fixture in the state playoffs. The Thunder have accomplished this with hard work and discipline. They are fast and physical on offense and defense. They don’t always put up big numbers, but they usually find a w... 58223658@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:53:24 MDT Prep football: Turf wars (the artificial kind) breaking out in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58216768-77/turf-artificial-grass-field.html.csp Football pads drenched in sweat and mud streaked with grass strains on the knees. That’s football, right? But this classic scene is slowly disappearing from high schools in Utah. More and more programs are switching from grass fields to artificial turf in a bid to enhance their financial bottom lines. Of the 103 high schools in Utah that have football programs, 35 now play on some kind of artificial surface. Olympus, Provo, Murray and Clearfield are all schools that have converted to turf recen... Football pads drenched in sweat and mud streaked with grass strains on the knees. That’s football, right? But this classic scene is slowly disappearing from high schools in Utah. More and more programs are switching from grass fields to artificial turf in a bid to enhance their financial bottom lines. Of the 103 high schools in Utah that have football programs, 35 now play on some kind of artificial surface. Olympus, Provo, Murray and Clearfield are all schools that have converted to turf recen... 58216768@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:52:18 MDT