Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

March 29, 2012
Sports Wrap – March 29, 2012

Adult soccer league

TC United is currently taking adult sign-ups for the spring season that is set to start on Saturday, April 21. This will be an eight-game season played on late Saturday afternoons at Deseret Peak Complex. Fees will be $50 per player or $400 per team. Rules and registration information can be found on our website Registration will run until March 31. For questions please email

U10 Comp Soccer

Players are needed for a U10 boys competition soccer team based in Tooele County. Players must be born after Aug. 1, 2001. For more information, contact Stephanie Barrus at or (435) 843-1079.

THS spirit wraps

The Tooele baseball team is once again selling the spirit wrap blankets. The blanket’s design celebrates Tooele High School’s Centennial. The cost of the blanket is $50 each. If purchasing more than one blanket, the price will lower to $45 each. Contact the THS Financial Office at (435) 833-1978 ext. 2106 to purchase the blankets. The blankets will be available late April. Any questions can be directed to coach Catham Beer at his email

Basketball tourney

The 2nd Annual Tooele Valley 3-on-3 Tournament will take place on Saturday, 21 April. Divisions will include 7th grade through Open for both genders. Cost is $30/team. Please contact Ryan Harris at 435-841-9632, email or Kenzie Newton at 801-631-7708, email

Overlake Golf

On Sunday The Links at Overlake will host an individual Chicago tourney with a side money game. Please call the pro shop to sign up or simply just show up next Sunday and we will get you in with tee times starting at 11am. The cost will once again be the standard $34 which includes green fees, cart and entry fees.

Umpires needed

Grantsville youth baseball is in need of umpires and will pay up to $30 for those with experience. The season starts on April 21 and ends June 26. Contact Jed at jedcasper

Final Four

Only one No. 1seed survived to make it to the Final Four this year and that is Kentucky. The Wildcats will face in-state foe No. 4 seed Louisville Saturday in New Orleans in a Final Four match-up. The other game pits two No. 2 seeds against each other with Ohio State facing Kansas. The winners on Saturday will play Monday night for the national championship.

Former THS players

Dixie State senior pitcher Lauren Folta from Erda pitched her second straight shutout to lead the Dixie State College softball team to a 5-0 win over Hawaii Hilo in the first game of their PacWest doubleheader on Wednesday. In the nightcap the Red Strom made it 11 straight wins with an 8-5 win. Folta led the Red Storm (18-7, 11-5 PWC) by striking out four batters and only allowing two hits and no runs to improve to 9-2 on the season. Former THS player senior Kelsey Mendenhall had two hits in the game. In game two, sophomore Mattie Snow from Tooele pitched a complete game, allowing five runs, three earned, six hits while striking out seven to improve to 7-4.

Jazz lose to Celtics

Kevin Garnett had 23 points and 10 rebounds on Wednesday night to lead Boston to a 94-82 victory over the Utah Jazz and move the Celtics back into a tie for first place in the Atlantic Division. Garnett had 10 points and three assists in the fourth quarter, when Boston recovered after blowing an 18-point lead. Former Celtic Al Jefferson had 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Jazz, scoring 10 in a 17-3, third-quarter run that turned an 18-point deficit into a two-possession game. The Jazz tied it early in the fourth before Boston scored the next seven points to pull away. The Jazz are tied with Houston and Denver for seventh place in the Western Conference. Utah hosts the Sacramento Kings on Friday.

World Superbikes

Following the opening round of the season at Phillip Island in Australia, the FIM Superbike World  Championship arrives in Italy for its first appearance on European soil at Imola, one of the most spectacular circuits on the calendar. For the production-based racing series it is also the first of three rounds to be held in Italy this year: Monza on 6 May and Misano on 10 June are the other two.  With two Italians in the top two slots, the massive partisan crowd expected at Imola will surely witness a memorable weekend of racing.


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