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Football season full of exciting moments

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Football season full of exciting moments

This past weekend, one of the most successful Tooele County high school football seasons in the past two decades came to a close — but it sure felt like more of a beginning than an ending. Yes,...

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Score one for the little guys in 3A football

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Score one for the little guys in 3A football

The Utah High School Activities Association has long had a problem in Class 3A football, and it’s not one that’s easy to solve. On one hand, you have schools like Grantsville, Morgan, North Sanpete, Juab, Grand, San...

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Smith, seniors led Stallions to prominence

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Smith, seniors led Stallions to prominence

It has been an amazing four seasons in charge for Stansbury volleyball coach Erika Smith. When she took over before the 2016 season, the Stallions had never placed at the state tournament. They had won all of...

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State champs are hard not to root for

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

State champs are hard not to root for

In theory, I’m supposed to remain neutral when I’m out covering a sporting event. I don’t root for one team over another, no matter who’s playing. I’m just there to report what happens, good or bad, win...

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RPI good in theory — but it still needs a little bit of work

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

RPI good in theory — but it still needs a little bit of work

We’ve seen the first postseason brackets released under the Utah High School Activities Association’s new Ratings Percentage Index (RPI) system, and there are a couple things that jump out from the football and girls soccer postseasons. First...

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Rivalry game is a must-see

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Rivalry game is a must-see

There’s nothing more exhilarating in the world of high school football than a rivalry game. Here in Tooele County, we’re lucky enough to have three schools within 15 miles of each other. And while Grantsville has the...

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That was everything a rivalry game should be

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

That was everything a rivalry game should be

Friday night’s football game between Tooele and Grantsville had just about everything anyone could ask for from a rivalry game. There were big hits. There was emotion. The star players were true stars. And, best of all,...

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Morning practices are a test of desire

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Morning practices are a test of desire

Full disclosure: I am not a morning person. Never have been, never will be. I was even less of a morning person when I was a teenager, and particularly when school wasn’t in session. The only reason...

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Local soccer squads full of promise

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Local soccer squads full of promise

The first contests of the 2019-20 high school sports season kick off today, with the Tooele girls soccer team traveling to Midvale to face Hillcrest and Stansbury’s girls facing Orem on the road. Yes, summer is over,...

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Nitro World Games sure to entertain

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Nitro World Games sure to entertain

The Nitro World Games are, in a word, ridiculous. And I don’t mean ridiculous in a “this is stupid” sense. I mean it in the sense of “what these athletes and their machines are able to do...

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