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Girls basketball: East buries Viewmont with big second-half run in 5A quarterfinals

TAYLORSVILLE — The crowd volume rose like a rogue, red wave with “East” emblazoned on it. 


Girls basketball: Highland's stingy defense ends Woods Cross' playoff run

TAYLORSVILLE — Paige McKenna went to the bench with 4:58 left in the game, sat down, leaned back and put her head in her hands.

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Girls basketball: Viator leads huge Layton win over Kearns in 6A first round

TAYLORSVILLE — More than two weeks ago, Kaitlyn Viator had her worst game of the season points-wise: 0-of-9 shooting, three turnovers, zero points.


Girls basketball: Spirited Clearfield comeback not enough in 6A tournament

TAYLORSVILLE — When the heavy snowstorm that buried the Salt Lake Valley blew away Tuesday morning, so did the underdog magic of Monday’s 5A girls basketball tournament first round.


Girls basketball: Barton, Woods Cross defense stifle Wasatch in 5A tournament

TAYLORSVILLE — Olivia Barton made up her mind three days ago to try something out on the basketball court, and it worked, kick-starting a double-digit comeback against Roy.


Standard Stars: Bear River High wrestling's Kaygen Canfield

Kaygen Canfield


Girls basketball: Top-seeded Roy upset in 5A first round by Springville

TAYLORSVILLE — The Springville Red Devils, with all of their five wins, might be the biggest surprise of the 5A girls basketball state tournament. 


Standard Stars: Bonneville High basketball's Jenna Czarnecki

Jenna Czarnecki


6A/5A girls basketball tournament preview: Games and players to watch

The 6A/5A girls state basketball tournament begins Monday and Tuesday, with all games at Salt Lake Community College. There’s a handful of area teams that have a solid chance at lifting the trophy on Saturday.


Fremont boys outlast Syracuse in wild game to clinch outright Region 1 title

PLAIN CITY — Brock Gilbert’s track record meant he had the ball in his hands for Syracuse, trailing 60-59 with 2.6 seconds left Friday at Fremont.

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