Prior to being hired as Utah State’s head football coach in December of last year, Blake Anderson had spent 19 straight years coaching in the southern part of the United States or along the east coast.

HYRUM — Zach Hansen grew up cheering for the Smithfield Blue Sox and chomping at the bit to eventually play for them, so when he helped propel the baseball team to a Northern Utah League title during the summer of 2020, it was extremely gratifying