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(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.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) More that a hundred people gather at the candlelight vigil of Hunter High football players Paul Tahi , 15, Tivani Lopati, 14, and Ephraim Asiata, 15, on Friday, Jan 14, 2022, in West Valley City, near Hunter High School along 4100 South at Mountain View Corridor. Paul Tahi and Tivani Lopati were killed in a shooting, while Ephraim Asiata remains in critical condition.

‘It’s heartbreaking.’ West Valley City shooting victims remembered in somber candlelight vigil

By Kevin Reynolds | Alex Vejar | January 15, 2022, 4:22 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Corner Canyon's Devin Brown (15) as Lone Peak faces Corner Canyon in the 6A high school football championship game in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.

Two local high school football players receive All-America honors

By Alex Vejar | December 9, 2021, 9:24 p.m.

(Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Dave Peck poses for a portrait at his home in 2016. The longtime high school football coach has announced his retirement from Bingham High School.

Longtime Bingham High school football coach Dave Peck retires

By Alex Vejar | December 1, 2021, 8:28 p.m.

(Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Don Eck, pictured here in this Tribune file photo, was fired this week from his job at Clearfield High School over a voice message he left a player who had quit the school's football team.

Clearfield football coach Don Eck fired over angry voicemail to player who had quit the team

By Aaron Falk | November 24, 2021, 12:10 a.m.

(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.

Lone Peak Knights prove they’re no fluke, outdueling Corner Canyon for 6A football crown

By Aaron Falk | November 20, 2021, 3:54 a.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Lehi's River Moore celebrates the win with the team.  Lehi High School defeated Springville High School 35-6 to win the 5A State Fooball Championship title, Nov. 19, 2021 at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

Lehi intercepts its way to the 5A high school football title

By Alex Vejar | November 19, 2021, 10:36 p.m.

Grantsville rallies to beat Morgan in 3A title game, ending a 24-year championship drought

By Emily Miller | Special to The Tribune | November 14, 2021, 6:49 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) The San Juan Broncos celebrate their 2A Football Championship, in their victory over the Beaver Beavers, in 2A Football Championship action between The San Juan Broncos and the Beaver Beavers, at the Elizabeth Dee Shaw Stewart Stadium in Ogden, on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021.

San Juan wins first 2A high school football title since 2010

By Alex Vejar | November 14, 2021, 1:57 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Ridgeline head coach Travis Cox hoists the trophy above his head, as he celebrates the Riverhawks 4A Championship, after defeating the Dixie Flyers, at Rice-Eccles Stadium, on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021.

Ridgeline caps perfect season with 4A football championship

By Alex Vejar | November 12, 2021, 10:34 p.m.

Springville, Lehi advance to 5A football championship game

By Alex Vejar | November 12, 2021, 2:47 a.m.

(Sammy Mora | The Salt Lake Tribune) Corner Canyon quarterback Devin Brown has the Chargers two wins away from another state title.

Corner Canyon handles American Fork, advances to state semifinals

| November 6, 2021, 3:28 p.m.

(Sammy Mora | The Salt Lake Tribune) Syracuse's Tyson Stapley had two touchdowns in the Titans' playoff victory.

Tyson Stapley and Syracuse overpower Mountain Ridge to advance to quarterfinals

By Sammy Mora | Special to The Tribune | October 30, 2021, 2:59 p.m.