Tooele football meeting
There will be an informational player-parent meeting for all those interested in playing football at Tooele High School next year. The meeting will cover the summer schedule, fees and other important information regarding football next season. The meeting will be held Wednesday, April 2 at 6 p.m. in the THS commons area. For more information contact coach Kyle Brady at 435-833-1978 ext. 2130 or by email, which is the best way to reach him, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Officials from Stansbury High School announced this week that the SHS track is being resurfaced and re-lined this week during spring break. The track will be closed to the public through Friday and should be ready to use by Saturday, March 29.
Grantsville’s Dillon Hutchins pitched a no-hitter and Grantsville defeated Hunter 11-0 on Monday in a six-inning game. Wyatt Barrus blasted two home runs including a grand slam in the sixth inning to end the game. Jonas Johnson added a double, and the Cowboys recorded nine hits. Grantsville plays at Tooele on Tuesday and hosts Tooele on Friday with games at 3:30 p.m.
The GHS boys tennis team had little trouble defeating Bear River on Thursday in Tremonton. The Cowboys won the match 5-0. Braden Sandberg scored a 6-2, 6-0 victory at first singles, Tyler Colson won 6-0, 6-0 at second singles and Hunter Anderson won 6-0, 6-0 at third singles. Dallin Dalton and Jacob May teamed up for a 6-4, 6-0 victory at first doubles with Isaac Hamm and Nate Beckett winning 6-1, 6-0 at second doubles. Grantsville will play its next match at Stansbury on Tuesday, April 1.
Trenton Griffin and Jace Myers each knocked a home run and double in a 20-0 victory at home Friday in baseball. The Stallions pounded 16 hits in four innings with Gage Manzione picking up the victory on the mound by allowing three hits in five innings. The Stallions host Bear River on Tuesday and play at Bear River on Friday. Both games are set for 3:30 p.m.
The THS boys soccer team is still searching for a victory. The Buffaloes dropped to 0-7 on the season with a 3-1 loss at home on Friday. Tooele will host 3-2 Delta on Tuesday, April 1.
The Detroit Pistons (26-44) shot a season-best 55 percent Monday night and defeated the Utah jazz 114-94. It was Detroit’s first victory at Utah since 2002. The Jazz (23-48) have lost seven of their last eight. Gordon Hayward scored 32 points for Utah. The Jazz host the Memphis Grizzlies (42-28) at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night in a game televised by ESPN.
BYU’s 2013-14 season came to an end Thursday as the No. 10 seed Cougars fell 87-68 to No. 7 seed Oregon in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Tyler Haws scored a team-high 19 points to go along with four rebounds. Matt Carlino added 15 points and five assists while Eric Mika finished with 15 points and seven rebounds. Frank Bartley IV scored 10 points off the bench to go with four rebounds and Nate Austin grabbed five rebounds. The Ducks built a 15-point first-half lead which the Cougars sliced to three points in the second half, but Oregon took control after the BYU comeback.
Jennifer Hamson led No. 12 seed BYU women’s basketball to an 80-76 upset victory over No. 4 seed Nebraska Monday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Hamson led BYU with 15 points and 14 rebounds to go along with four blocks. Three other Cougars scored in double figures led by Morgan Bailey (18, ties a career high), Lexi Eaton (15) and Xojian Harry (11). Kim Beeston had a game-high eight assists in the victory. BYU will face Connecticut or St. Joseph’s on Saturday.
Large bodies of water in north-central Utah — including Utah Lake, Deer Creek and Yuba reservoirs — are now ice free. At Deer Creek, fishing has been really good. One angler caught and released more than 40 trout recently trolling lures from a boat. Scott Root, regional conservation outreach manager for the Division of Wildlife Resources, good waters to fish this spring include Utah Lake, Yuba Reservoir, Jordanelle Reservoir, Strawberry Reservoir and the Provo River.