OFFENSE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OFFENSE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) USU Football: Aggies dealing with another QB injury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58536565-77/aggies-state-garretson-yards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58536565-77/aggies-state-garretson-yards.html.csp">USU Football: Aggies dealing with another QB injury</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-19T11:35:07.361-06:00">Updated Oct 19, 2014 11:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State’s quarterback situation has gone from great, to good, to dire with Darell Garretson leaving Saturday’s game with a wrist injury during the Aggies’ first drive of the third quarter in their 16-13 loss at CSU Saturday. Garretson, who was 14-of-19 for 132 yards with an interception, was replaced by Craig Harrison, whose only action this season came in the Aggies’ 40-20 win over Idaho State on Sept. 6. The senior finished 5-of-12 for 28 yards as he failed to ignite an already struggling...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58536565@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:35:07 MDT Costly turnovers doom BYU in third-straight loss (with video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58537708-65/byu-nevada-yards-half.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58537708-65/byu-nevada-yards-half.html.csp">Costly turnovers doom BYU in third-straight loss (with video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-19T02:50:10.589-06:00">Updated Oct 19, 2014 02:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The numbers on the stat sheet suggest that BYU outlasted Nevada in a shootout on Saturday night — until you get to the turnover column. The Cougars had three giveaways — all fumbles — and Nevada never had a turnover. The mistake-free play earned the Wolf Pack a 42-35 win as BYU fell for the third straight game after that promising 4-0 start. The numbers are staggering: BYU had 601 yards of total offense and 38 first downs. Nevada had 411 yards and 20 first downs. “Nevada did a nice job in the s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58537708@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:50:10 MDT Aggies' defense plays well, but not good enough to get win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58537334-55/aggies-game-defense-garretson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58537334-55/aggies-game-defense-garretson.html.csp">Aggies' defense plays well, but not good enough to get win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-18T22:13:02.179-06:00">Updated Oct 18, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Can't say enough about the Aggies' defense for the way it played Saturday. USU has been impressive this year, but the way the Aggies got after CSU quarterback Garrett Grayson was a thing of beauty. The Aggies sacked Grayson eight times and had him under pressure numerous other times. That kind of effort was enough to give the Aggies a chance to win the game, so what happened? Yes the defense gave up some big plays at the end of the game, but the inefficient offense was the glaring problem. Darel...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58537334@www.sltrib.com Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:13:02 MDT Keys to a USU win vs. CSU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58535451-55/aggies-win-grayson-yards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58535451-55/aggies-win-grayson-yards.html.csp">Keys to a USU win vs. CSU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-18T10:38:02.943-06:00">Updated Oct 18, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Aggies might be underdogs in some estimation today against Colorado State, but I'm going on record in believing USU comes away with the win. CSU has improved from a year ago thanks to a more varied offense with quarterback Garrett Grayson leading an offense that is averaging 318.7 yards through the air and 172.2 yards on the ground. But I'm of the firm belief that most of the time, a good defense will beat a good offense, and the Aggies have a very good defense. So what do the Aggies need to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58535451@www.sltrib.com Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:38:02 MDT Weber State football: No. 9 Montana State awaits winless Weber State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58532560-77/state-montana-weber-bobcats.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58532560-77/state-montana-weber-bobcats.html.csp">Weber State football: No. 9 Montana State awaits winless Weber State</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T23:55:44.511-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 11:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bozeman, Mont. • Still searching for its first win of the season, Weber State couldn’t have picked a worse opponent Saturday than Montana State. The Bobcats are ranked ninth in the country among Football Championship Subdivision teams. They are 5-2 overall, 3-0 in the Big Sky Conference and have won 14 of their last 16 games against the Wildcats. Led by sophomore quarterback Dakota Prukop, Montana State ranks second nationally in scoring (46.4 ppg) and seventh in total offense (517.7). “Their of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58532560@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:55:44 MDT 70 points have been benchmark for No. 4 Baylor-WVU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58532557-77/baylor-virginia-west-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58532557-77/baylor-virginia-west-points.html.csp">70 points have been benchmark for No. 4 Baylor-WVU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN RABY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T23:55:44.577-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 11:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Morgantown, W.Va. • Records do indeed get tossed into the scrap heap whenever Baylor and West Virginia get together. They just keep adding new ones. The winner has reached 70 points and 800 yards of offense each time in their only two meetings, and another big offensive show could be in store Saturday when No. 4 Baylor meets the Mountaineers. The teams are averaging a combined 1,175 yards of offense. West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett just hopes to have a chance to make a difference this t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585325572014-10-17T23:55:44.577-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-17T23:55:44.577-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58532557@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:55:44 MDT Prep football: Corner Canyon stays undefeated in thrilling 21-20 win over Woods Cross http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58526487-77/canyon-corner-cross-woods.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58526487-77/canyon-corner-cross-woods.html.csp">Prep football: Corner Canyon stays undefeated in thrilling 21-20 win over Woods Cross</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-16T08:25:35.344-06:00">Updated Oct 16, 2014 08:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Woods Cross • In some ways, Corner Canyon’s unlikely come-from-behind 21-20 victory over Woods Cross Wednesday night was meaningless. After all, this was a late-season non-league game that would have no effect on either of the unbeaten teams’ state tournament seeding. Yet, in a little under three minutes when the Charger offense finally found itself after being dominated much of the night, the second-year Draper school learned a whole lot about itself. With 2:59 to play, it appeared Woods Cross ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58526487@www.sltrib.com Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:25:35 MDT Utah football: Scouting Oregon State with beat writer Connor Letourneau http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58520681-59/osu-beavers-game-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58520681-59/osu-beavers-game-state.html.csp">Utah football: Scouting Oregon State with beat writer Connor Letourneau</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T16:08:21.514-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 04:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sean Mannion is no mystery. The Utes remember his arm plenty well, with a certain amount of wincing. Oregon State, on the other hand, has some questions to answer, even with five games under its belt. At 4-1, the Beavers might be on the shakiest ground of any Pac-12 one-loss team. Mannion's numbers are down, his receivers and line is inexperienced, the defense has had a few up-and-down weeks. Aside from Mike Riley and his stone-set ways, it's somewhat hard to predict for outsiders what the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58520681@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:08:21 MDT Wells, Aggies feeling confident as preparations for CSU begin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58517033-55/wells-aggies-feeling-behind.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58517033-55/wells-aggies-feeling-behind.html.csp">Wells, Aggies feeling confident as preparations for CSU begin</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T13:11:02.85-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 01:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State coach Matt Wells was in an exceptionally good mood on Monday during his weekly presser. And why wouldn't he be? Wells' team is playing extremely well right now, rolling past Air Force 34-16 on Saturday as a followup to the win over BYU. Up next for the Aggies is Saturday's pivotal game at Colorado State, a contest Wells likened to a heavy weight fight. "It's going to go 12 rounds, all the way to the end," he said. Wells is in a good mood though because the Aggies have shown the abili...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58517033@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:11:02 MDT USU Football: Aggies offense learning to strike quickly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58514244-77/aggies-saturday-game-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58514244-77/aggies-saturday-game-state.html.csp">USU Football: Aggies offense learning to strike quickly</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-12T23:23:58.692-06:00">Updated Oct 12, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The only thing USU coach Matt Wells wanted his team concentrating on when the Aggies faced the Air Force Falcons on Saturday was “Go.” He didn’t want to get in a strategic, long, defensive battle to start the game. Instead he wanted his offense to get after it, to the point he said he would have taken the ball to start the game if given the chance. The Aggies didn’t get that decision with the Falcons winning the toss, but they played right into Wells’ desires by deferring to the second half. Ap...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58514244@www.sltrib.com Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:23:58 MDT Utah Jazz: Turnovers plague an otherwise strong showing in preseason opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58498622-87/jazz-utah-ball-offense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58498622-87/jazz-utah-ball-offense.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Turnovers plague an otherwise strong showing in preseason opener</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T23:28:01.715-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City • There were 21 turnovers for the Utah Jazz in a 92-73 win over Portland that kicked off the preseason Tuesday night. Even worse, there were a few careless shots, some mystifying passes and clutter in Quin Snyder’s new offense. The Jazz moved the ball, they pushed the ball in transition and they generated open shots frequently against Portland’s defense. Call it a good effort with some success. “We still have some chemistry things that we need to work out, but we’re definitely ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58498622@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:28:01 MDT Kragthorpe: QB Stewart’s first start falls just short http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58506308-88/byu-stewart-quarter-ucf.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58506308-88/byu-stewart-quarter-ucf.html.csp">Kragthorpe: QB Stewart’s first start falls just short</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T23:38:59.936-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 11:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orlando, Fla. • The last pass of Christian Stewart’s first start fell incomplete, and BYU’s quarterback trudged off the field, helmet in hand. After all the tumult of the previous week, the senior QB from Orem almost delivered a victory that restored some portion of BYU’s misshapen season. In the end Thursday night, he fell short in a 31-24 overtime loss to Central Florida. Nobody could say Stewart lost this game — or that he played well enough for BYU to win, either. The scoreboard tells the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58506308@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:38:59 MDT Flurry of Hail Marys has Pac-12 coaches flustered http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58497848-89/pac-defense-state-hail.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58497848-89/pac-defense-state-hail.html.csp">Flurry of Hail Marys has Pac-12 coaches flustered</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T23:23:05.038-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Watching three successful Hail Marys in consecutive weeks in the Pac-12, Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre knows one thing: George McIntyre would not approve. The current Coach Mac learned how to play defense against a last-second bomb from his father, who worked on it during his tenure as an offensive coordinator at Ole Miss and head coach at Vanderbilt. Mike MacIntyre said Tuesday he started his tutelage when he was 8 years old. “There are true fundamentals you need to defend it,” MacIntyre said...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58497848@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:23:05 MDT Utah basketball notes: The Runnin' Utes adjusting offense, plus more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58494659-59/team-utah-utes-kuzma.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58494659-59/team-utah-utes-kuzma.html.csp">Utah basketball notes: The Runnin' Utes adjusting offense, plus more</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T16:17:38.443-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Though the Utah men's basketball team began practice on Friday, the media got its first big shot at the Runnin' Utes on Monday morning in an hour-long session with Larry Krystkowiak and several players. We've got a main story about the team and its expectations, but here's a few more notes and tidbits from Media Day: More on the new offense • When the words "new offensive style" come up at a press conference, naturally questions follow. What is this new offensive style you speak of, Larry Krystk...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58494659@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:17:38 MDT Real Salt Lake: Offense sputters in 1-0 loss at Chivas USA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58490877-77/rsl-able-chivas-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58490877-77/rsl-able-chivas-lake.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: Offense sputters in 1-0 loss at Chivas USA</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-05T23:22:02.63-06:00">Updated Oct 5, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carson, Calif. • The first shot on target came with six minutes left in the match, which when related to Real Salt Lake’s usual standard is borderline mind-boggling. Javier Morales’ free kick in the 84th minute was the first — and only — shot on target as RSL’s potent offense sputtered in the 1-0 loss at Chivas USA Sunday. “It was a strange, strange game,” captain Kyle Beckerman said. “It was like the game was almost too easy in the first half and we were able to just pass and pass. It was like ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58490877@www.sltrib.com Sun, 05 Oct 2014 23:22:02 MDT Kendal Thompson relieves Travis Wilson, leads Utah to win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58489379-89/thompson-utah-wilson-kendal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58489379-89/thompson-utah-wilson-kendal.html.csp">Kendal Thompson relieves Travis Wilson, leads Utah to win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T16:17:39.714-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jim Mora knew Utah might play Kendal Thompson. Utah coaches had said as much after the offense stalled against Washington State. He could spark the offense, Kyle Whittingham said. Well, the natural question became: What then? Saturday night, we got our answer. Thompson not only relieved starter Travis Wilson in the first quarter, but he led Utah’s offense the rest of the way, spinning out of tackles and diving for tough yards and first downs. Thompson finished 10-for-13 for 95 yards and one touc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58489379@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:17:39 MDT USU football: Win over BYU could be signature win of season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58486968-77/aggies-season-byu-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58486968-77/aggies-season-byu-utah.html.csp">USU football: Win over BYU could be signature win of season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-05T00:29:19.828-06:00">Updated Oct 5, 2014 12:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">No matter what happens in league play, chances are the Utah State Aggies look back on their shocking 35-20 upset of No. 18 BYU as the defining moment in their season. Following their heartbreaking overtime loss to Arkansas State on Sept. 20, the Aggies could have easily let things disintegrate. They didn’t. Instead they responded to that loss and the adversity of playing BYU and all its hype with their most complete game of the season. “They hung together in a tough couple of weeks,” Utah State ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58486968@www.sltrib.com Sun, 05 Oct 2014 00:29:19 MDT Prep football: Woods Cross defense smothers Highland in 28-12 win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58486265-190/cross-woods-highland-plays.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58486265-190/cross-woods-highland-plays.html.csp">Prep football: Woods Cross defense smothers Highland in 28-12 win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kevin Winters Morriss</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-04T10:16:32.868-06:00">Updated Oct 4, 2014 10:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Woods Cross • Mason Newton knows the antidote to the triple-option offense. “The more film prep you have, the easier the game is, the easier the reads are,” the Woods Cross senior linebacker said. “The quicker your reads are, the faster you can get into the backfield to make plays.” The Wildcats defense suffocated Highland’s triple-option offense to knock off the Rams 28-12 in a Region 6 battle Friday. Highland only managed 157 yards on 44 running plays, a 3.57-yard average. “When they come out...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58486265@www.sltrib.com Sat, 04 Oct 2014 10:16:32 MDT Aggies enjoy 'sweet win' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58486674-55/aggies-team-win-friday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58486674-55/aggies-team-win-friday.html.csp">Aggies enjoy 'sweet win'</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-04T03:53:11.228-06:00">Updated Oct 4, 2014 03:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Darell Garretson had a hard time putting Friday's victory into words and finally settled on something simple, "It's the greatest thing I have experienced." No doubt there were plenty of other Aggies and USU fans who felt the same way following Friday's stunning upset of the BYU Cougars. The Aggies hadn't won here in Provo since 1978. The significance of the win wasn't lost on the team. "We know what it means," Nick Vigil said. "We know how long it has been since we won here, the coaches kep...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58486674@www.sltrib.com Sat, 04 Oct 2014 03:53:11 MDT Prep football: Covey sets pace in Timpview’s 41-7 win over Spanish Fork http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58482548-190/timpview-covey-yards-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58482548-190/timpview-covey-yards-defense.html.csp">Prep football: Covey sets pace in Timpview’s 41-7 win over Spanish Fork</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alex Markham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-02T23:37:22.454-06:00">Updated Oct 2, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Signs were pointing to a long night for the Spanish Fork Dons when Timpview’s Kainoa Tu’ua returned a pick-6 for the first score of the game. Those signs became a reality when the T-Birds’ Britain Covey scored on a 34-yard touchdown run and Will Wantanabe ran a punt back for another score. All of Timpview’s scoring came in the first half and it was more than enough on Thursday, as they defeated the Dons handily, 41-7. “We came out of the gate pretty quick and that was a good first quart...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58482548@www.sltrib.com Thu, 02 Oct 2014 23:37:22 MDT