Peaks Ice Arena in Provo Set for Major Olympic Upgrades
Get ready for a major upgrade! The Peaks Ice Arena in Provo is set to receive Olympic standard renovations worth 10-12 million dollars ahead of the 2034 Olympic Games. The revamped arena will feature NHL style accommodations, better lighting, and increased capacity.
BYU Women's Soccer Seniors Leave Legacy, Inspiring Future Utah Athletes
The Brigham Young University (BYU) women's soccer team's 2023 graduating class has made notable contributions to the school's history. Under coach Jennifer Rockwood, the team participated in the NCAA Women's College Cup twice in the last three years. Seniors Jamie Shepherd and Olivia Wade-Katoa played key roles in these achievements, despite a 2-0 loss to Stanford in the national semifinal.
High school boys basketball: American Fork holds off Corner Canyon for road win
Robinson scores career-high 24 points as No. 19 BYU coasts past Fresno State to move to 7-0
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jaxson Robinson scored a career-high 24 points, making six 3-pointers, while Spencer Johnson added a career-high 22 points to lead No. 19 BYU to an 85-56 victory over Fresno State on Friday night. Johnson also had five assists and five rebounds for BYU (7-0), which has won 12 straight non-conference games dating back to last season – the program’s longest streak since 2011. The Cougars improved to 23-5 all-time in games played at the Delta Center, the home arena for the Utah Jazz. “We’re a deep team,” Johnson said. “A lot of dudes can play. A lot of dudes can shoot. It’s just awesome to be part of.” Isaiah Hill led the Bulldogs with 14 points. Jalen Weaver added 10. Fresno State (3-4) suffered its third straight loss after trailing by double digits throughout most of the game.
Peak’s Ice Arena in Provo to get Olympic upgrades
PROVO — Salt Lake City will be the main hub for Utah’s next Olympic games a decade from now with medals plazas and four big venues. But outside of the capital city, there are several other venues that need prepping before then. One of those, the only facility...
Silverwolves have great showing in 6A state cross country championship
In a deep and talented field of runners and teams, the Riverton cross country team more than held its own. At the Oct. 26 state meet, Riverton placed fourth in Class 6A on both the boys’ and girls’ side. The boys had five runners in the top 61 of all participants, including three in the top 25. Meanwhile, the girls edged out Herriman and were 34 points behind third-place Westlake. The girls placed three runners in the top 25 and five in the top 48.
BYU women’s volleyball hosts NCAA volleyball opening rounds Friday
Dust off the seats and polish the floor at the Smith Fieldhouse. The NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament is coming to town. In what is practically an annual event, BYU women’s volleyball is playing host to the first and second round of the NCAA Tournament beginning Friday. The No. 4-seed Cougars face Weber State in Fieldhouse at 7 p.m. MT, with Georgia against No. 5-seed Arizona State precede that match at 4:30 p.m. MT. The winners will play on Saturday for a berth in the Sweet 16.
Young Mountain Ridge cross country team makes strides
The Mountain Ridge cross country team had several runners place in the top half of the state championships this fall. (Photo courtesy James Barnes) Among strong competition, the Mountain Ridge cross country team qualified its entire squad for the state championships and competed hard. The Sentinels finished ninth on the girls’ side, while the boys placed 13th.
Hawks bow out in state football semifinals
Alta lost in the state semifinals Nov. 9 to 10th-seeded Bountiful by the count of 20-19, ending the Hawks’ season at 10-4. The game was back and forth all night long, but Bountiful scored the winning touchdown with a minute left to play, erasing a 19-14 deficit to go up for good.
No. 2 Stanford advances to National Championship with shutout victory over No. 1 BYU
No. 2 Stanford women's soccer defeated No. 1 BYU by a final score of 2-0 to advance to the College Cup championship. Allie Montoya and Maya Doms each scored for the Cardinal to secure the program's sixth national championship appearance.
Alta boys place third in state cross country meet
Alta’s boys cross country team finished third at the 5A state championships. (Photo by Roger V. Tuttle) In a highly competitive field, the Alta boys cross country ran with the best Class 5A had to offer. And the Hawks weren’t far from winning a state title. Alta was...
Jordan cross country program continues to make progress
The Jordan cross country team won its region and sent all varsity members to the 4A state championships in late October. (Photo courtesy of Gregory Shaw.) In 2019, the Jordan High School cross country team didn’t have enough participants to send anyone to state. This season, both the boys and girls once again sent a full team to the state championships on Oct. 26.
Trapped In The Canyon: Remembering Alta's Historic Interlodge
Being trapped has never sounded more fun.
Stone-Carrawell leads Utah Valley against Utah Tech after 20-point outing
Utah Valley Wolverines (5-2, 1-0 WAC) at Utah Tech Trailblazers (3-3) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Trailblazers -1; over/under is 141.5. BOTTOM LINE: Utah Valley faces the Utah Tech Trailblazers after Caleb Stone-Carrawell scored 20 points in Utah Valley's 78-72 victory against the Seattle U Redhawks. The Trailblazers play their first home...
5 storylines to follow when No. 12 Utah women’s basketball hosts BYU
The Utah Utes and BYU Cougars — two teams who are off to strong starts to the season — renew their longstanding rivalry Saturday.
Strong and steady: Lone Peak junior Samantha Sellers honored as 2023 Utah Valley Girls Soccer Player of the Year
How do you stand out on a team loaded with elite players?. The Lone Peak girls soccer squad certainly fit that description in 2023 with gifted athletes at just about every position who contributed to the team’s impressive run to the 6A state title. Junior Samantha Sellers, however, stood...
Former BYU Target George Maile Enters the Transfer Portal
George Maile was a four-star recruit in the 2022 class
Reading sprints to state mountain biking championship
Corner Canyon High’s Harrison Reading won the boys varsity race at the Utah High School Mountain Biking State Championships Oct. 24, marking the first individual varsity title in school history. (Photos courtesy Colton Reading) The first mountain biking race of Corner Canyon High’s Harrison Reading’s senior season didn’t exactly...
Miners girl’s basketball falls again on Thursday to Alta
The Miners girl’s basketball squad fell once more on Thursday evening, this time losing 63-24 to the Alta Hawks on the road. The Miners trailed for the entirety of this contest, following a rough start which saw them take a 19-6 deficit into the second quarter. A bright spot for Park City was the return of senior guard Leah Yaeger, who scored a team-high six points on the night, after exiting the team’s previous contest with an injury. Next up for the Miners are the Mountain View Bruins, who they’ll hit the road to face on Monday at 7 p.m.