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(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Lone Peak's Joe Brown (79) points to the sky as Lone Peak celebrates their win over Corner Canyon in the 6A high school football championship game in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.

Top 10 Utah high school football games to watch this season

By Alex Vejar | August 12, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Steve Burt) Johnny Burt was a fixture at Utah high school sporting events for decades. Burt died Wednesday at the age of 66.

Johnny Burt, a fixture at Utah high school sports events for decades, dies at 66

By Eric Walden | August 11, 2022, 4:56 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Edward Tonga runs towards the goal, during East youth lacrosse practice, on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

Lacrosse is known as a sport played by rich white people. This Salt Lake City school program is trying to change that.

By Alex Vejar | July 19, 2022, 4:05 p.m.

(Drew Nash | Times-News/Magicvalley.com) Burley High School's Amari Whiting dribbles behind her back during the Idaho state girls 4A championships on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at Mountain View High School in Meridian, Idaho. Whiting, one of the top girls' basketball recruits in the country, is transferring to a new school in Utah.

One of the top girls’ basketball players in the country will transfer to a Utah high school

By Alex Vejar | July 14, 2022, 6:07 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Davis’s Elliott Pehrson (23) collides with Herriman's Jason R. Dunham (4) during their 6A State Soccer Championship title game at Rio Tinto Stadium, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Herriman defeated Davis 1-0 with two seconds left on the clock.

Boys’ soccer in Utah is on probation for three years. Here’s what coaches said about the UHSAA decision

By Alex Vejar | June 16, 2022, 6:47 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Layton Christian Academy celebra el título del Campeonato Estatal de Fútbol 3A en el Estadio Rio Tinto, el miércoles 11 de mayo de 2022. Layton Christian Academy derrotó a Real Salt Lake Academy 4-0.

Un equipo de fútbol de la escuela secundaria de Utah dice que los comentarios despectivos de los fanáticos fueron su mayor desafío para ganar un título estatal

By Alex Vejar | June 9, 2022, 9:00 a.m.

(Smith Snowden)

Football is a stage for Skyridge’s Smith Snowden, a four-star recruit who’s weighing roles at Utah and BYU

By Alex Vejar | May 29, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Sky View and Green Canyon play in the boys 4A lacrosse championships in Herriman, Friday, May 27, 2022.

Corner Canyon beats American Fork for boys 6A lacrosse title

By Sammy Mora | Special to The Tribune | May 28, 2022, 4:14 a.m.

(Isaac Hale | Special to The Tribune) Riverton players douse head coach Katelyn Elliott with water after the Silverwolves won the 6A state softball championship in 2021. On Friday, Elliott and the Silverwolves repeated as state champs.

Riverton softball takes down West, secures second-straight state championship

By Mike Miller | Special to The Tribune | May 28, 2022, 12:32 a.m.

(Isaac Hale | Special to The Tribune) Spanish Fork pitcher Avery Sapp (5) winds up a pitch during the second game of a best-of-three series between the Spanish Fork Lady Dons and the Mountain Ridge Sentinels as part of the 5A state softball championship held at the Spanish Fork Sports Park on Friday, May 28, 2021.

Dons dominate: Spanish Fork wins another state softball title

By Mike Miller | Special to The Tribune | May 27, 2022, 10:36 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Herriman's Trevor Walk (7) hoists the championship trophy after his game winning goal came with two seconds left on the clock as the team celebrates their 6A State Soccer Championship title over Davis at Rio Tinto Stadium, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Herriman defeated Davis 1-0.

Last-second goal lifts Herriman High to first boys’ soccer title in school history

By Alex Vejar | May 26, 2022, 6:33 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Alta goalie Thiago Moreira (1) celebrates their 5A State Soccer Championship title over Lehi at Rio Tinto Stadium, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Alta defeated Lehi in shootout 3-1.

Alta soccer has a tradition of winning. How the Hawks leaned into their legacy for a record-tying title

By Alex Vejar | May 26, 2022, 1:06 a.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Layton Christian Academy's Felipe Harada (7) celebrates with teammates after scoring the team's first goal as Real Salt Lake Academy over Layton Christian Academy for the 3A State Soccer Championship title at Rio Tinto Stadium, Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Layton Christian Academy won the title 4-0.

A Utah high school soccer team says fans’ disparaging comments were their biggest challenge in winning a state title

By Alex Vejar | May 13, 2022, 12:20 a.m.

(Hunter Clegg) American Fork junior Hunter Clegg is a four-star recruit and is getting closer to making a decision on where he will play in college.

Four-star American Fork football recruit Hunter Clegg has BYU and Utah among his finalists. Here’s what he says he wants in a school

By Alex Vejar | May 3, 2022, 1:23 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) A 13-year-old transgender girl swims on April 4, 2022. The teen, who has won numerous medals as a competitive swimmer, said she quit the sport because of the passage of Utah's House Bill 11, which bans transgender girls from competing in school sports.

She’s 13, transgender and stopped swimming because of Utah’s law against athletes like her

By Courtney Tanner | April 18, 2022, 11:07 p.m.

Cache County high school coach arrested for sexual messages to undercover cop posing as a teen, police say

By Aaron Falk | April 1, 2022, 3:15 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Dave Spatafore holds up the UHSAA's policy on transgender athletes, with Rep. Kera Birkeland, R-Morgan, at a meeting of the Health and Human Services Interim Committee at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Transgender treatment for minors and participation by transgender youth in school sports were the topics of discussion.

Why Gov. Cox is worried about Utah’s transgender sports bill bankrupting the state’s high school activities association

By Kevin Reynolds | March 25, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) the Olympus titans celebrate their win in the 5A State Championship game between Woods Cross and Olympus, at the Marriott Center in Provo, on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

Olympus Titans rally past Woods Cross to win 5A state basketball title

| March 6, 2022, 9:59 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Lone Peak guard, Makeili Ika (4), celebrates their 67-65 double-overtime win over Fremont, in the 6A State Championship game, at the Marriott Center in Provo, on Saturday, March 5, 2022.  Ika hit the winning shot with .5 seconds left on the clock.

Wait, wait, wait, win: Lone Peak beats Fremont on last-second shot in double overtime for Utah 6A girls’ basketball title

By Julie Jag | March 6, 2022, 2:25 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Farmington's Abigail Ferrell puts up a one-handed go-ahead shot in the final seconds as Springville faces Farmington High School in the 5A girls basketball state championship game, in Taylorsville on Saturday, March 6, 2021.

Utah high school basketball will finally embrace the shot clock

By Alex Vejar | January 20, 2022, 11:32 p.m.