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It is time to get involved, make a difference

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

It is time to get involved, make a difference

Is it just me or do you see our world’s moral compass pointing in an entirely different direction these days? Things that were wrong years ago are now OK. Time-honored laws, rights and moral behaviors are now...

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Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Unified Soccer delivers more than state title

To many there is nothing greater than to win a state championship. Hundred-year-old stories still echo through sacred halls about championship teams gone by. Grown men turning gray still cling to their rings, as rites of passage...

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Is quarterback Tayson Hill really BYU’s Superman?

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Is quarterback Tayson Hill really BYU’s Superman?

What a weekend.  With high school football over last Wednesday giving way to the UEA weekend and the opening of the deer hunt, it was tough to squeeze in the Cougars playing each other in Houston. If...

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Utah-BYU football rivalry takes break after 68 years

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Utah-BYU football rivalry takes break after 68 years

Holy War week is in full swing.  Each folktale about the legendary BYU vs. Utah game is preceded with, “Do you remember when?” Everyone has a memory, a place and a time when they were there. For...

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Don’t lose sight of the big picture with prep sports

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Don’t lose sight of the big picture with prep sports

Hard to believe summer is over. I spent most of the nights this week looking into the heavens to catch a glimpse of a few Perseid Meteors streaking across the sky. My son Landon loves astronomy! There’s...

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Head coaching job not as easy as it looks

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Head coaching job not as easy as it looks

Back in the day, I was coaching in a summer basketball league. We were undefeated and won the local tournament. We advanced to the finals in region and met a most worthy opponent. They had two high...

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Mailman’s return will provide spark for Jazz

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Mailman’s return will provide spark for Jazz

It has puzzled me over the years why the Utah Jazz haven’t capitalized upon their past Hall of Famer’s wisdom and talents. Where have John Stockton and Karl Malone been all these years? Enjoying “retirement” I guess....

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Shooting and gun safety need help in Tooele County

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Shooting and gun safety need help in Tooele County

Do you remember when your mother, father or neighbor would take you hunting or shooting and actually teach you about responsible firearms use and gun safety? I do. My mom and dad didn’t know a lot about...

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NCAA hoop tourney proves why you play the game

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

NCAA hoop tourney proves why you play the game

My bracket is in shambles. I can’t recall a more volatile NCAA basketball tournament in my lifetime. League parity is self evident in 2013 as March Madness turned into March Mayhem. The Final Four will tipoff April...

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December brings more stress to players, coaches, fans

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

December brings more stress to players, coaches, fans

Christmas is rushing in like BYU linebackers! If you feel like Riley Nelson under a full-house blitz, at least don’t turn the ball over. I think everyone is feeling the heat in the dead of winter because...

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