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High school football: Week 7 scores and schedule

Corner Canyon and American Fork compete at American Fork High School on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) — SALT LAKE CITY — Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 7 high school football games across the state. Game of the Week: Skyridge at...
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Park City, South Summit Extend Win Streaks; Wasatch, North Summit Lose

High School football was back in action Friday night. Park City, and South Summit continued their win streaks, and Wasatch loses a homecoming heartbreaker. Park City traveled to Olympus Friday night looking to extend their win streak to four, and to spoil the homecoming festivities for the Titans. Park City started the scoring early on with Chase Beyer connecting with William Mccurdy for a 14-yard pass for a touchdown. After another unanswered touchdown from the Miners, Olympus got on the board with 47 seconds left in the half. The Miners entered halftime with a 14-7 lead. After the half, the Miner offense and defense kept the heat on throughout the rest of the game. Carson Tabaracci continued collecting touchdowns this season with two more in the second half. His brother, Blake, also got into the scoring action with a 65-yard run for a touchdown with 1:09 left in the game. Park City wins on the road, 35 -13. The Miners, continue their win streak to 4, to improve to 4-3 on the year.
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No. 1 Corner Canyon Keeps Streak Alive, Defeats No. 2 Skyridge

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The No. 1 Corner Canyon Chargers kept their winning streak alive and defeated the No. 2 Skyridge Falcons. The Chargers had a 21-10 lead at halftime and was able to hold off Skyridge. Devin Brown four touchdown passes, hitting Jett Meine twice, along with one to Tre Kofe and Blaze DeGracie. Dylan Carlson ran in a touchdown for the Chargers. McCae Hillstead threw two touchdowns, one to Smith Snowden and Connor McAllister. Snowden also had a pick-six in the fourth quarter.

Bingham sends strong message in rout of Mountain Ridge

Bingham’s Maddax Peck runs for a touchdown in a high school football game against Mountain Ridge at Bingham High School in South Jordan on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) — SOUTH JORDAN — By the time the clock mercifully hit triple zero, the message had been delivered loud and clear: Region 3 is still run by Bingham.

2nd quarter turnaround leads Corner Canyon to 47th straight win, 38-23 over Skyridge

Corner Canyon dancers cheer as Jett Meine runs into the end zone for a touchdown as Corner Canyon and Skyridge play a high school football game at Corner Canyon in Draper on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. Corner Canyon won 38-23. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) DRAPER — Any vulnerabilities shown by top-ranked Corner Canyon after the Chargers trailed 10-7 at the end of the first quarter against Skyridge were eviscerated on the first drive of the second.

'We're not going to stand for this': Utah students strike, call for climate reforms

Zemirah Grossman, 9, of Salt Lake City, attends a Global Climate Strike at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Friday. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) — SALT LAKE CITY — Raquel Juarez was a senior at Ben Lomond High School two years ago when Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg emerged as a leading voice in calling for reform to combat climate change.

Murray students to pay restitution for TikTok challenge damages

MURRAY, Utah — Murray High School plans to start charging students $5 to watch an upcoming football game, the first time the school has done so, to help pay restitution for TikTok-inspired damages on campus. Non-student spectators have always had to pay the fee to watch a home game, but...

No pride flag, or others, in Davis School District classrooms

BOUNTIFUL, Utah — The Davis School District said it followed state law in deciding not to allow certain flags in classrooms, including the Pride flag. “We’re following state law, and state law says we need to keep our classrooms politically neutral,” Davis School District Spokesman, Chris Williams told KSL NewsRadio.

Two more opportunities to learn about the PCSD bond

PARK CITY, Utah — Outside of the two patrons that arrived late on Tuesday, no one showed up at the Park City School District’s (PCSD) public hearing about the $79 million school bond this week, according to PCSD. If approved, the bond would authorize the financing of the addition of high school classroom spaces to […]

Board of Education to investigate Cline post on Racial Healing Group

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Board of Education will investigate a social media post related to racial healing from outspoken board member Natalie Cline. The Facebook post featured an image of a flyer advertising a discussion on racial healing at Hillcrest High School. Cline’s comment indicates her concern...

Rollin’ at McPolin

PARK CITY, Utah. — Before the clear caveat of “weather permitting” kicks in for the season, students at McPolin Elementary School were enjoying the last vestiges of a postcard-worthy September half-day Friday in Park City today.  Clad in their spirit-wear red McPolin Moose t-shirts and helmets buckled, some pedaled and some pushed scooters all to […]

Utah colleges launch 'esports' teams

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Alec Parent, a junior at the University of Utah, had to convince his parents before joining varsity esports, the competitive leagues for video gaming at the collegiate level. Now, as one of Utah’s star players, he’s won $1,000 a year in scholarships and splits tournament winnings with his teammates.
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Summit County extends mask order to middle schools, junior highs

Summit County officials on Thursday issued an order requiring students in middle schools and junior high schools to wear masks if a COVID-19 outbreak occurs on campus, an extension of a measure that has been in place in elementary schools since the beginning of the academic year. The order, which...