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Late own goal sinks Viewmont in thrilling 5A soccer championship game

SANDY — For 20 minutes after the goal — the final goal, the one that so cruelly ended the Viewmont Vikings’ season — Preston Pitt sat on the pitch halfway between the goal and midfield.


Syracuse’s Bauerle puts rough game behind her at state softball tournament

TAYLORSVILLE — Ashtyn Bauerle put her headphones in, distanced herself from the world and eventually went to sleep. She had to; there was no sense dwelling anymore. She had another chance.


Bountiful softball edges Box Elder 5-4 in thrilling 5A state semifinal

TAYLORSVILLE — Dashani Purcell couldn’t find the words. Alyssa Bowles had so much adrenaline going she said she felt like she could play another game.


Prep softball: Box Elder, Layton to resume quarters Wednesday after lightning delay

TAYLORSVILLE — Rain and lightning forced the delay of the state softball championships Tuesday as the final four games of the day’s competition reached the fifth inning or later.


Prep softball: Bingham breaks Syracuse hearts after Schriever's 2 homers

TAYLORSVILLE — Just when it seemed Syracuse was about to complete a stunning comeback over Bingham in the 6A state softball quarterfinals, the Miners found gold.


Column: The historical significance of a Bear River softball title

The prevailing sentiment throughout the high school softball scene in Utah was that Spanish Fork would win the 4A state championship and there wasn’t too much anyone could do about it.

Track and Field

Standard Stars: Weber High track and field's Krista Farley

Krista Farley


Standard Stars: Roy High baseball's Jack Hulce

Jack Hulce


Prep softball playoffs: Layton scores late, bests Riverton in up-and-down win

LAYTON — Jackie Gold kept running, the ball dropped out of the Riverton second baseman’s glove, the go-ahead run scored and there was a sense of relief.

High School

Prep playoff roundup: Clearfield baseball into 6A quarters with win over Cyprus

MAGNA — Ty Witt had three hits and two RBIs as Clearfield beat Cyprus 7-1 on the road Wednesday to advance to the 6A state baseball quarterfinals.

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