At the end of last season, Logan girls basketball guard Amber Kartchner saw a flood of accolades come in — All-State, Region 12 MVP and All-Valley MVP.
NORTH LOGAN — As far as Green Canyon teacher and golf coach Terrell Baldwin is concerned, “kids like Dewey Panter don’t come around very often.”
MILLVILLE — Three years ago with her freshman season just completed, Halle Livingston was really looking forward to the future at Rigby High School in Idaho.
For more than two decades, The Herald Journal has been recognizing the female and male Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
There’s no question Mason Falslev is an extremely talented basketball player and one of the best high school athletes to come out of Cache Valley in recent memory — if not ever.
The 2018 track & field season was a solid one for West Side’s Cyrus Rindlisbacher, who scored points in both hurdles races at the 2A State Championships.
PROVO — Damon Simmons could have pouted after struggling in the long jump — an event he was a dark horse state title contender in.
Capturing a state title will be a tall order, but it was still a pretty solid Day 1 for West Side’s boys track & field program at the 2A State Championships.
The cold and damp conditions didn’t seem to bother Arianna Steiner one bit.
SPANISH FORK — In a matchup of first-round opponents, the Dons got the better of the Riverhawks again.
PROVO — A year ago the Ridgeline girls golf team finished sixth at the state tournament.
Not a lot was said by the champions after the final Region 12 girls golf tournament.
It wasn’t the ending he was hoping for, but Green Canyon’s Ryan Jeppson still closed out the most illustrious career by a high school boys tennis player from Cache Valley in recent memory.
HYRUM — Bottom of the seventh inning, two outs, down 4-2, runners on first and third.
By Shawn Harrison
Even without standout jumper Savannah Royal, Preston’s girls track & field team still managed to finish second in a formidable 10-team district.
DAYTON — For the second straight year, it came down to the final event of the meet.
HERRIMAN — It took nearly an hour of game time, but the breakthrough goal finally came for Sky View’s boys soccer team, and the Bobcats advanced to the 4A championship game on the strength of a 1-0 victory over Mountain View on Friday night.
Five local boys tennis players still have aspirations of capturing state titles as they won their first two matches at the 4A State Championships on Friday at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City.
MILLVILLE — The Lady Riverhawks didn’t get off to a great start, but they sure finished strong.
MILLVILLE — What’s already been a memorable season for Logan’s boys track & field program continues to get even better.
NORTH LOGAN — Sky View fell behind 4-3 at halftime in its playoff game against Syracuse but proceeded to outscore the Titans 8-2 in the second half to win 11-6 and advance to the second round of the UHSLL Division B playoffs.
HYRUM — In a tune-up before opening the state playoffs on Saturday, the Mustangs felt good about their effort, but not the end result.
MILLVILLE — It was exactly the start the Logan boys track & field team was hoping for in its quest for a region title.
With the top three teams locked into their spots, the only drama was who would get the fourth and final state playoff berth when the Region 12 girls golf teams competed for the final time this season.
It’s been a banner senior season for Sky View standout distance runner Arianna Steiner, who proved she was an elite athlete by finishing third at the 2018 4A State Cross Country Championships.
SMITHFIELD — It was exactly the kind of start the Bobcats were hoping for against one of the classification’s most stingy defenses.
The 2018 boys cross country season was a banner one for the Indians, and their top competitors have continued to excel during the 2019 track & field season.
It may be a some time before Cache Valley plays host to a high school rodeo after Friday.
SMITHFIELD — Taking opportunities and running with them is preached in sports all the time.
NORTH LOGAN — It had been seven years since Logan’s boys tennis program captured the last of its 11 straight region tournament titles.
SMITHFIELD — Thursday’s matchup on the diamond between Sky View and Ridgeline shared a couple of eerie similarities with their contest on Wednesday with one key exception: Sky View made (more) winning plays on its way to a 6-3 victory.
After a strong performance at its own invitational last Saturday, Ridgeline carried that over to a Region 12 outing on Wednesday.
Bear River threw a wrench into the Region 12 baseball title race with its 10-0 thumping of Green Canyon Wednesday in North Logan.
SMITHFIELD — With snow falling, the Bobcats took the field.
As a team, Ridgeline was 10 strokes better Monday than last Thursday on the same golf course.
Last Saturday was an eventful one for all five of Cache County’s prep softball programs as they all competed in at least three games at the Ridgeline Invitational.
Friday afternoon softball games across the valley saw players, coaches, umpires, fans and trainers lift their heads skyward repeatedly with lightning threatening to delay or postpone one or all of the three scheduled games.
For the first time this season, the girls in Region 12 played two golf tournaments in the same week.
NORTH LOGAN — Green Canyon and Sky View split a Thursday doubleheader on the diamond by scores of 6-2 for the Wolves and 8-1 for the Bobcats.
HYRUM — This six-day stretch has been a very busy one for Logan’s boys tennis team, but it’s also been very gratifying.
MILLVILLE — Lightning delayed the Mountain Crest/Ridgeline baseball matchup for 30 minutes in the bottom of the second, but the Mustangs had already brought the thunder in the top of the inning with a four-run strike, propelling them to a 6-2 win Wednesday afternoon.
HYRUM — It took just one inning for the Mustangs to get all the runs they would need Tuesday afternoon to notch their fourth straight softball win.
With Mountain Crest reeling from its first series loss of the season, Ridgeline added to the Mustangs’ woes by handing them a 3-1 loss Tuesday afternoon in Millville.
NORTH LOGAN — Logan put itself in prime position for the Region 12 boys tennis title with one match to play after downing Green Canyon 3-2 on the road Tuesday afternoon.