The Logan Royals lost in nailbiting fashion on the road to the Hyrum Hornets on Thursday night.
It was a memorable weekend for a trio of Cache Valley triathletes.
HYRUM — It was an all-Wellsville affair Monday night a few miles to the east of the first settlement in Cache Valley.
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.
NORTH LOGAN — This week was a special one for 170 or so youth soccer players from Cache Valley.
It’s been nearly 35 years since Vic Bingham first starting serving on the Smithfield Blue Sox Board of Directors.
For the second week in a row the Mavericks came up just shy of earning a tournament championship.
Two weeks ago, Noah Brautigam finished second at the Squaw Peak 50 Mile Trail Run.
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.
A pair of Aggie golfers began Wednesday with high hopes at the 120th Utah State Amateur.
A year ago Braydon Swapp shocked most of the golfers in the Beehive State by capturing medalist honors at the Utah State Amateur.
He promised to play some bigger named schools when he was hired nearly two months ago.
It’s already been a banner academic year for Utah State’s track and field program.
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.
TAYLORSVILLE — Hitting woes continued to haunt the Bobcats Tuesday at the Valley Complex.
TAYLORSVILLE — One thing is for sure — Mountain Crest made it interesting.
OREM —The rain came and went Tuesday night at Brent Brown Ballpark — unlike the Spanish Fork offense.
Former Utah State quarterback Darell Garretson will transfer to Oregon State, where he will be reunited with former Aggie offensive coordinator Kevin McGiven.
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It’s safe to say Tyson Ellis was determined to make sure the Golden Eagles survived to play another day.
PROVO — Lauren Rawlinson had a rare off-performance in the 400 meters at last week's Region 5 Track & Field Championships, and it prevented her from defending her title.
DRAPER — First-year coach Clay Christofferson led Logan High to its first boys lacrosse state championship since 2006.
Simply put, the Pirates had star power and depth, and that’s a proven recipe for success in track and field.
Although Utah State wasn’t able to challenge for the team titles, the most dominant athletes at the Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships were Aggies.
Carlton Baird and Matt Turnbow made sure the Pirates are in good shape to capture their fourth state track and field title since 2010.
Maia Garren has been consistent meet in and meet out this season, and that’s no small feat for a thrower.
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.
HYRUM — Timely hits and veteran defensive plays were just what Mountain Crest needed to stay alive in the 2015 4A State Softball Tournament.
Claps of thunder mixed in with the applause as Sky View took down Salem Hills 5-4 in an elimination game the 4A State Softball Tournament.
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.
If there were any doubts regarding who is the best heptathlete in the Mountain West, Chari Hawkins certainly put those to rest.
Josh Young certainly picked a good time to secure the first hat trick of his high school career.
HYRUM — Getting outhit and committing more errors than an opponent usually doesn’t bode well for a team
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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.
SMITHFIELD — When Carly Lofthouse ripped a shot to right with the bases loaded and two outs, a cheer rose from the Sky View faithful.
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.
BRIGHAM CITY — Peaking at the right time is talked about a lot in sports.
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Tristen Burbank is certainly picking an ideal time to make significant strides in two of his best track and field events.
Thanks to its third win in the last four days, Preston’s baseball program has taken a gigantic step in the right direction.
It was a fitting end to the regular season for the Bobcats and their downright stingy backline.