With his team trailing by two runs, a runner in scoring position and a championship on the line, Hyrum Astros third baseman Ben Welch was well aware of the magnitude of his at-bat in the final frame.

It’s been nearly 35 years since Vic Bingham first starting serving on the Smithfield Blue Sox Board of Directors.

The summer learning opportunities continued for Logan as the Grizzlies showed some offensive production, but ultimately gave up four runs in the final frame to lose, 7-6, to Park City on Friday at Worthington Park.

HYRUM — As the daylight faded fast and the Blacksmith Fork Trappers and Fremont Silver Wolves unable to gain ground on each other after two extra innings, the umpires called the game with a 3-3 tie in the ninth inning on Friday at The Yard.

SMITHFIELD — Take away one inning and Sky View’s youthful American Legion team hung right with Weber’s AA squad on Wednesday afternoon.

HYRUM — Ridgeline opened with a three-run first inning and steadily piled on the runs as it outslugged Green Canyon en route to a 11-2 victory Thursday at The Yard.

Utah State University President Stan Albrecht said a nationwide search for the school’s next athletics director has commenced and now officials are “getting down to serious business” of vetting potential candidates.

OREM — To their credit, the Mustangs came ready to play and showed some mental fortitude after a frustrating 16-6 loss to Spanish Fork on Tuesday.

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It’s safe to say Tyson Ellis was determined to make sure the Golden Eagles survived to play another day.

Carlton Baird and Matt Turnbow made sure the Pirates are in good shape to capture their fourth state track and field title since 2010.

SALT LAKE CITY — Austin Jeppson won two matches — one in three sets — and is the only Cache Valley player to move on to day two of the 4A Boys Tennis State Championships.

Bobcat Lacrosse got a place to call home, and Elk Ridge Park in North Logan received a new look.

It wasn’t the result they were hoping for, but the Indians certainly proved they could put a major scare into one of 4A’s premier programs.

HYRUM — Mountain Crest held onto what was once a nine-run lead en route to a wild 11-10 victory over Kearns on in the first round of the 4A State Baseball Championships Tuesday at The Yard.

BRIGHAM CITY — Once again the wind howled at Eagle Mountain Golf Course, but that didn’t seem to put much of a damper on how Sky View felt after the second and final day of state action.

After jumping out to a big lead, the Grizzlies had to sweat it out in the second half, but they’ll certainly take the end result.

Conner Mantz, Josh Andrus, Hunter Chambers and several of their teammates are making sure Sky View’s final season competing in the 4A classification — at least for a few years — is a memorable one.