TOURNAMENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TOURNAMENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Orem to host national hoops tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58342918-52/teams-tournament-lone-peak.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58342918-52/teams-tournament-lone-peak.html.csp">Orem to host national hoops tournament</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:03.246-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">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...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58342918@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:03 MDT Texas knocks Helper out of Legion tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58277419-52/utah-helper-texas-inning.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58277419-52/utah-helper-texas-inning.html.csp">Texas knocks Helper out of Legion tournament</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T22:20:14.968-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Texas knocked Utah champion Helper out of the western region American Legion baseball tournament Friday by earning an 8-1 victory in a losers’ bracket game in Surprise, Arizona. Helper, which won back-to-back Utah titles for the first time since 1941, gave up two runs in the first inning but stayed within striking distance until the bottom of the seventh. Texas rallied for two runs in that inning and added four more in the eighth to send the Utah champions back to Carbon County after two days o...</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> 58277419@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:20:14 MDT Helper loses first-round Legion baseball game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58273299-52/helper-legion-mexico-early.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58273299-52/helper-legion-mexico-early.html.csp">Helper loses first-round Legion baseball game</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:40:50.981-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Mexico champion Albuquerque bested Utah winner Helper 10-5 Thursday in the opening round of the American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament Thursday in Surprise, Ariz. Helper, which won back to back Legion state titles for the first time since the early 1940s when legendary Utah athlete Rex Berry played at the Carbon County school, could not overcome early New Mexico leads. New Mexico took early leads of 4-0 and 7-1 and, though Helper rallied late, was in command most of the way. T...</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> 58273299@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:40:50 MDT Helper stays unbeaten in Legion baseball http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58246149-52/helper-george-legion-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58246149-52/helper-george-legion-team.html.csp">Helper stays unbeaten in Legion baseball</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T23:17:49.261-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Helper took a giant step towards defending its Utah American Legion baseball title Wednesday night. The Carbon County team defeated Trappers Orange of Mountain Crest 4-3 to become the only unbeaten team left in the 12-team double elimination tournament. Helper will play the winner of Thursday’s 4 p.m. St. George-Trappers Orange game at 7 p.m. Thursday at Logan High. If Helper wins, it will advance to the American Legion regional tournament in Glendale, Ariz. Should it lose, that would set up at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Yet the rising junior has a surprising description of the ordeal four and a half months into what he hopes is a six-month recovery process. “It has been a blessing in disguise,” Collin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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That means the tournament which is being played at Logan High will resume Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the third inning of the Layton-Trappers Blue contest. Weather permitting, St. George will meet Herriman at 1 p.m. The winners of those first two contests will then meet at 4 p.m. in the double elimination tourn...</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> 58241203@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:21:46 MDT Helper, Trappers Orange stay unbeaten in Legion tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58237287-52/trappers-logan-tournament-helper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58237287-52/trappers-logan-tournament-helper.html.csp">Helper, Trappers Orange stay unbeaten in Legion tournament</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:38:03.494-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cole Fossat pitched and hit defending champion Helper to a 4-2 victory over St. George in the winner’s bracket of the Utah State American Legion baseball tournament in Logan Monday. Fossat hit a walk off two-run homer in the ninth inning to keep Helper unbeaten and recorded his second tournament win on the mound.. Helper plays Trappers Orange, one of two teams from Mountain Crest, at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Logan in a battle between the remaining two unbeaten squads in the 12-team double elimination t...</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> 58237287@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:38:03 MDT Defending champion Helper starts strong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58232972-52/helper-strong-county-tournament.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58232972-52/helper-strong-county-tournament.html.csp">Defending champion Helper starts strong</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:36:19.166-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Defending Utah American Legion baseball champion Helper got off to a strong start in Saturday’s first round of the state tournament in Cache County. In the first game, Kyler Nelson hurled a four-hit shutout as Helper dominated Bear River 15-0. The Carbon County team then got a four-hit complete gamer from Cole Fossat to beat Box Elder 9-3 in the second game. Fossat was the hitting star in both games, recording a double and a triple against Beasr River and three doubles against Box Elder. Things ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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The double-elimination tournament is scheduled to end Thursday at 5 p.m. on the Logan High baseball field. “We’ve had a good summer, but not as good as last year,” said Helper coach Jeff Cisneros. “St. George is a good team this year. They combined three high schools.” The tournament opens Saturday with Helper...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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The 6-foot-6 guard has been playing in Greece for the last two weeks, suiting up for his homeland of Germany in the U-20 FIBA European Championship. The Germans didn't fare terribly well, finishing 14th overall with a 52-47 loss to Russia on Saturday, but Ogbe had a few flashes of promise in his nine games for his country. Ogbe was a role player in t...</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> 58206901@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:11 MDT Mountain West alters men’s basketball tournament format http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58198764-77/tournament-seed-format-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58198764-77/tournament-seed-format-mountain.html.csp">Mountain West alters men’s basketball tournament format</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:57:17.02-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Colorado Springs • The Mountain West Conference has announced a format change for its 2015 men’s basketball tournament in Las Vegas. Because San Jose State has been ruled ineligible for the postseason due to poor APR scores, only 10 teams will participate in the tournament, scheduled March 11-14 at the Thomas & Mack Center. Under the updated format, the Nos. 1-6 seed will receive automatic bids into the quarterfinals. The opening round games will match the No. 7 seed against the No. 10 seed and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Japan’s High School Baseball Federation is considering introducing measures such as a tiebreaker and pitch counts limits in order to protect the health of the country’s future stars. New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, who was recently placed on the 15-day disabled list with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, was a standout in Japanese high school...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581904222014-07-17T16:43:13.842-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T16:43:13.842-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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For years, the country’s government has endured grueling criticism from FIFA over severely delayed stadiums. Leaders rode out a wave of protests last year over billions spent on the tournament despite poor public services. Foreign tabloids warned fans of man-eating snakes and violence, while domestic newspapers g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581841572014-07-14T22:57:24.831-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T22:57:24.831-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58184157@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:57:24 MDT Scolari out as Brazil coach after WCup failure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58183987-77/scolari-brazil-team-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58183987-77/scolari-brazil-team-cup.html.csp">Scolari out as Brazil coach after WCup failure</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TALES AZZONI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:06:31.779-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sao Paolo • Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned as Brazil’s head coach after the team’s failure to win the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Monday. Scolari had promised to win the tournament at home, but Brazil was eliminated in the semifinals after a disastrous 7-1 loss to Germany in the national team’s worst defeat in its 100-year history. Brazil also fell 3-0 to the Netherlands in the third-place match. Scolari’s contract ended after the World Cup and he handed over the comma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581839872014-07-15T17:06:31.779-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T17:06:31.779-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183987@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:06:31 MDT Brazilian crowd applauds the Dutch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177463-77/brazil-third-dutch-netherlands.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177463-77/brazil-third-dutch-netherlands.html.csp">Brazilian crowd applauds the Dutch</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TALES AZZONI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T23:48:42.303-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brasilia, Brazil • When it was all over, it was the Netherlands receiving a standing ovation from the Brazilian crowd. Brazil walked off the field to boos, after another demoralizing loss to end its home World Cup. The Netherlands’ remarkable campaign ended on a high note after Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the team a 3-0 win over Brazil in the third-place game on Saturday. “We can look back at a very successful tournament,” Dutch coach Louis Van Gaal said. “I’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581774632014-07-12T23:48:42.303-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-12T23:48:42.303-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177463@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:48:42 MDT Ranking the top-10 Utah basketball players of all-time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58175130-89/utah-history-utes-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58175130-89/utah-history-utes-basketball.html.csp">Ranking the top-10 Utah basketball players of all-time</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T23:17:54.015-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Runnin’ Utes basketball program is as storied as any in the nation, with names like Peterson, Pimm, Gardner and Majerus echoing through college basketball’s coaching history. Behind 27 NCAA Tournament appearances, four Final Four appearances and one NCAA Championship, the Utes have had a host of legendary players as well. Here’s a ranking of the top-10 Utah basketball players of all-time: 1. Keith Van Horn, 1993-1997, Small Forward Van Horn claims the top spot with the most decorated caree...</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> 58175130@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:17:54 MDT Reno-Tahoe Open finally lands title sponsor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58166398-79/reno-open-tahoe-title.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58166398-79/reno-open-tahoe-title.html.csp">Reno-Tahoe Open finally lands title sponsor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SONNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T14:46:02.719-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 02:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno • The Reno-Tahoe Open has landed a new title sponsor and is changing its name to the Barracuda Championship under a four-year, multi-million-dollar deal with California-based Barracuda Networks Inc., tournament and PGA Tour officials announced Wednesday. The title sponsorship is the first the 16-year-old tournament has had since 2009, when it was played for two years as the Legends Reno-Tahoe Open. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Barracuda Networks specializes in computer data storage ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581663982014-07-09T14:46:02.719-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T14:46:02.719-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58166398@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:46:02 MDT Tennis: U.S. Open singles champs to get record $3 million http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58165572-77/million-open-singles-increase.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58165572-77/million-open-singles-increase.html.csp">Tennis: U.S. Open singles champs to get record $3 million</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T23:28:15.102-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">White Plains, N.Y. • The 2014 U.S. Open men’s and women’s singles champions will earn a record $3 million apiece this year. The U.S. Tennis Association also announced Wednesday that the total purse for the tournament will be $38.3 million, an increase of 11.7 percent from $34.3 million last year. The previous winners of the final Grand Slam tournament of the season — Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams — earned $2.6 million in 2013. Runners-up will get $1.45 million, an increase from $1.3 million. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581655722014-07-09T23:28:15.102-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T23:28:15.102-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165572@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:28:15 MDT College hockey: BYU, Utah, USU, Weber to face off in Wasatch Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58161035-77/team-tournament-utah-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58161035-77/team-tournament-utah-cup.html.csp">College hockey: BYU, Utah, USU, Weber to face off in Wasatch Cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tierra Smith </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:36:28.041-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">College hockey bragging rights in the Beehive State can now be claimed, thanks to the formation of the Wasatch Cup, a tournament that will feature BYU, Utah, Utah State and Weber State. The debut of the annual tournament is scheduled for Jan. 30-31, 2015 at the Salt lake City Sports Complex. The tournament site will rotate between the four school every year. The tournament matchups will be decided by the third ACHA West Ranking, to be released on Dec. 15. The highest-ranked team will play 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> 58161035@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:28 MDT Without Neymar, Brazil plays on against Germany http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153842-77/brazil-neymar-germany-match.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153842-77/brazil-neymar-germany-match.html.csp">Without Neymar, Brazil plays on against Germany</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS LEHOURITES</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T22:31:40.952-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Belo Horizonte, Brazil • Even without Neymar, Brazil’s show must go on. The World Cup hosts, now forced to play without their injured superstar, will face Germany on Tuesday for a spot in next weekend’s final. Neymar fractured a vertebra in his lower back in Brazil’s quarterfinal win over Colombia, ruling him out for the rest of the tournament. But despite having to stay off the field, the 22-year-old striker with the dyed-blonde fauxhawk is still expecting Brazil to win its sixth World Cup titl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581538422014-07-06T22:31:40.952-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T22:31:40.952-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58153842@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:31:40 MDT