While more Utah schools play basketball than any other sport, more boys play football and girls participate in track.
The Utah High School Activities Association released its 10 most popular boys and girls sports by participation and by school at its recent Board of Trustees meeting in Midvale.
On the boys side, there are 132 teams playing basketball were followed by track, cross country, baseball, golf, wrestling, football, soccer, tennis and swimming.
As far as boys participation, there are 8,638 athletes playing football. Track is the next most popular by participation numbers with 5,104 followed by basketball, soccer, wrestling, baseball, cross country, swimming, tennis and golf.