Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

January 28, 2014
Sports Wrap – January 28, 2014

Region drill team

Bear River won the Region 11 drill competition Saturday in its home gym in Garland. Stansbury finished second, Grantsville third, Tooele fourth and Ben Lomond fifth. The state drill team championships are set for Saturday at Utah Valley University.

Tooele girls basketball

The Lady Buffaloes won their second Region 11 game of the season Thursday with a 78-21 thrashing of Ben Lomond in Ogden. After leading 37-17 at intermission. Tooele dominated even more in the second half and held the Lady Scots to four points while scoring 41. Nine players scored for the Lady Buffs  led by 19 from Whitney Leakehe, and 11 each from Taylor Thomas and Courtney Schiwal. Baylee Hansen and Amber Haskell scored eight points each. Tooele will host Bear River on Thursday.

Grantsville baseball

Grantsville Youth Baseball will be holding registration for spring baseball each Saturday in February from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at both Grantsville High School and Grantsville Junior High School. Players can also register at

Grantsville softball

Grantsville Girls Softball Recreation League meeting will be held Monday Feb. 3 at Grantsville Fire Station at  8 p.m. The league will nominate executive committee members and set dates for the upcoming season and resolve any issues.

Tooele Babe Ruth

Tooele County Babe Ruth Baseball will hold registration sessions for players and coaches on Fridays, Jan. 31 and Feb. 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.,  and on Saturdays, Feb. 1 and Feb. 8 from 10 a.m.  to 1 p.m. at Tooele City Hall. Visit for more information.

Youth soccer

TC United will be accepting applications for the spring soccer season. Registration begins now through Feb. 17. Check the website for registration information.

Stansbury baseball

Stansbury Park Youth Baseball will hold registrations sessions for players and coaches on Saturdays, Feb. 1 and Feb. 8 from 10 a.m. until noon. Another registration session will be held Saturday, Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sign-ups will be held in the Stansbury Park Club House.

Accelerated softball

An accelerated 10U softball team will be holding tryouts on Feb. 8 at Deseret Peak Complex indoor arena from 10 a.m. until noon. The team is looking for motivated and talent-driven girls who were born in 2003 and 2004 to play the spring and summer season. For more information contact

Chariot Racing

Chariot Racing continued on Saturday, Jan. 25. The first race was Rowdy No. 5 over Critchlow No. 2 and Fox’s. Race No. 2 had Rowdy No. 1 over Rowdy No. 3. Race No. 4 was Rowdy No. 2 over Nobody and Race No. 4 was Rowdy No. 4 over Critchlow No. 1. The last club race of the season will be on Feb. 1 at the Deseret Peak Complex. The State Championships will be held Feb. 22-23 at the Golden Spike Arena in Ogden. The World Championships will be held in Ogden on March 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30.

Utah Jazz

Down three starters and behind by 20 points in the fourth quarter, the Sacramento Kings tried to foul their way back into the game. It almost worked. Derrick Favors had 17 points and 12 rebounds, Marvin Williams added 16 points and 11 rebounds, and the Jazz held off the depleted Kings 106-99 on Monday night. “If you build a lead like that, then it’s easier when you have some lapses down the stretch. You have a little room for error,” Utah forward Gordon Hayward said. Enes Kanter added 16 points and Jeremy Evans tied a career high with 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Jazz took advantage of injuries that have left Sacramento without frontcourt starters DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay for the past three games. Utah hosts Golden State on Friday. Kings guard Jimmer Fredette, who played at nearby BYU, scored eight points. Sacramento outscored the Jazz 52-38 in the paint despite the absence of Cousins and Gay.

Jerry Sloan

The Utah Jazz announced Monday that the team will honor legendary former head coach Jerry Sloan by raising a banner featuring the number “1223” in a special halftime ceremony during the Jazz’s game Friday vs. Golden State at EnergySolutions Arena at 8:30. The 1223 represents the combined total of Sloan’s regular season (1127) and playoff wins (96) over his 23 seasons as Jazz head coach from 1988-2011.

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