Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

October 26, 2021
Sports Wrap – October 26, 2021

Grantsville Football Playoff Tickets

Grantsville High School will not be taking any cash at the gate for the quarterfinal football playoff game on Friday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. The tickets are sold by UHSAA and their platform is GoFan. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. The link to purchase the tickets is

3A Football Playoffs

Friday, Oct. 29

Union at Grantsville 6 p.m.

Canyon View at J. Diego 6 p.m.

N. Sanpete at Morgan 6 p.m.

Ogden at Juab 6 p.m.

5A Football Playoffs

Alta at Springville 6 p.m.

Box Elder at Timpanogos 4 p.m.

Park City at Bountiful 6 p.m.

Orem at Provo 6 p.m.

Benneville at Timpview 6 p.m.

Wasatch at Lehi 6 p.m.

Olympus at Stansbury 6 p.m.

East at Spanish Fork 6 p.m.

3A soccer champs

Morgan won the 3A state golf title, the 3A state girls tennis title, and is in the final eight in 3A football. The Trojans nearly won the 3A girls state soccer title Saturday, but lost 1-0 to region foe Ogden. 

Ogden senior Tori Kalista scored a goal in the second half with an assist from sophomore Reagan Wilson. Ogden sophomore keeper Emily Blackford saved a penalty kick late in the contest to preserve the shutout. 

Ogden finished the season 16-4 overall and 9-1 in Region 13 with its lone region loss in overtime 3-2 to Morgan on Oct. 5. The Trojans finished 17-3 with two losses to Ogden and a loss to Judge Memorial. 

Grantsville finished fourth in a strong Region 13 with a 4-6 record and 8-10 overall.

The Cowboys defeated Layton Christian Academy 8-0 in the first round of the playoffs and fell to Real Salt Lake Academy 3-0 in the second round. Real Salt Lake won the Region 15 title with a 9-1 mark and finished 13-5 overall.

World Series

The first game of the World Series is set for tonight at 6 p.m. with the National League Champion Atlanta Braves at the American League Champion Houston Astros. 

The Braves are 88-73, 46-35 away, while the Astros are 95-67, 51-30 at home. The game is televised on FOX 13. 

The second game is scheduled for Wednesday at 6 p.m.

The series moves to Atlanta for games on Friday and Saturday, and Sunday if necessary. 

Games 6 and 7 would be played Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 2-3 in Houston if necessary.

Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz today announced the appointment of Andrea Williams as its first Chief Experience Officer (CXO), a newly created position focusing on the delivery of world-class experiences for guests, partners, and employees of the organization. Williams joins the NBA Jazz from the College Football Playoff in Dallas, where she was the Chief Operating Officer since 2018.

Beginning her new CXO duties on Nov. 29, Williams will also lead all diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within the organization and share responsibility with the People & Culture department to attract, develop and retain diverse talent. She will have a public-facing role as a representative of the Jazz in the community. 

“Taking good care of our fans, guests and employees is truly important to our organization, and the addition of Andrea on our executive team highlights the significance of this role,” said Jim Olson, president of the Utah Jazz. “With her vast experience in our industry, she will be a champion for the guest experience as well as lead our internal efforts in diversity, equity, and inclusion which will make us a stronger and better organization.”

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