Soccer

Track and Field

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Mazzie Melaney runs, shoots and kicks Fremont to victories

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Mazzie Melaney started for Fremont soccer, was a key starter for the school’s state girls basketball championship and excelled in track and cross country — the sport that earned her a college scholarship. She’s the Standard-Examiner’s Female Athlete of the Year for the 2017-...


World

Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

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With Vladimir Putin watching from the stands, France won its second World Cup title in a match that was interrupted by an on-field protest during the second half that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.


Real Salt Lake

Minnesota United beats Real Salt Lake 3-2

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Ibson Barreto da Silva scored and Darwin Quintero added a goal and two assists to help Minnesota United beat Real Salt Lake 3-2 on Saturday night.


Soccer

Utah Royals FC falls to Orlando Pride

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Utah Royals FC missed an opportunity to climb up the National Women's Soccer League standings Saturday evening, falling 2-1 to Orlando Pride at Rio Tinto Stadium. Things started well for the Royals (5-6-6, 21 points) when Amy Rodriguez poked her foot to meet a floating cross in front of Orlando's...


Soccer

Standard-Examiner 2018 Boys Soccer All-Area Teams

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Meet the 2018 Standard-Examiner All-Area boys soccer selections for 20 high schools across Northern Utah.


Soccer

All-Area MVP: How Jaiden Marriott morphed into a prolific striker for Bonneville

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Jaiden Marriott’s mother bought him and his brothers a soccer goal for Christmas. Then Marriott couldn’t stop scoring for the Bonneville Lakers


Soccer

Coach of the Year: Jared Andersen engineered a turnaround season for Morgan

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The Morgan Trojans had talent, experience and a coach who know how to juggle it all.


Soccer

England reaches World Cup semifinals, beats Sweden 2-0

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England achieved something David Beckham’s generation never managed: It reached the semifinals of the World Cup. Harry Maguire and Dele Alli scored with headers in a 2-0 win over Sweden on Saturday, earning England’s youthful team a match against either Croatia or host nation...


Soccer

Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to World Cup semifinals

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Croatia ended Russia’s surprising World Cup run with a 4-3 penalty shootout victory in the quarterfinals on Saturday. Croatia will next play England in the semifinals on Wednesday in Moscow. The English team defeated Sweden 2-0.


World

Ovechkin shows off the Stanley Cup at the World Cup

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The Washington Capitals captain took the NHL trophy to a fan zone in Moscow where World Cup games are screened. With the Russian National Guard providing security, Ovechkin lifted the cup above his head in front of a crowd of fans, who were allowed to take photos with the trophy.


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