Lone Peak ranked No. 1 in the country? Sounds familiar, but this time its not in basketball. The Knights took another hard-fought tournament title last weekend and Monday’s rankings on the USAultimate.org had them No. 2 overall — the No. 1 team is actually an all-star team from Washington state, Seattle Fryz. The computer system combines high school-only and “open” clubs. Despite missing top players Hunter Wilson and Michael … Continue reading
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While domination of one club can help put a spotlight on a sport, the true measure of a growing sport making it is the depth and parity of the league. A while there were only a few big upsets, the teams that survived to play in Saturday’s championships are from all over the state. Defending champion Herriman will take on Snow Canyon in the Division 1 title game. … Continue reading
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah High School Cycling League will host its second annual fundraising dinner, Cyclefest, on Saturday, May 11 at the Douglas Ballroom in the University Guest House on the campus of the University of Utah, featuring special guest Ned Overend. The Utah league will kick off its second season of high school mountain bike racing this fall with a five-race series beginning on Sept. … Continue reading
It’s playoff time: BOYS DIVISION 1 Quarterfinals Sugarhouse Park Trybe 32, Skyline 25 Burgess Park United 53, South County Crusaders 10 Semifinals Saturday At South Canyon Trybe (2-4) vs. Snow Canyon (4-0), 12:30 p.m. South Jordan Recreation Center United (4-2) vs. Herriman (3-1), 9:30 a.m. Finals May 11 At University of Utah women’s soccer stadium TBD, 3:30 p.m. DIVISION 2 Northern Conference At Brigham City Friday Quarterfinal Box Elder … Continue reading
The second season of Intermountain Cricket League opened with a cracking start. Here are the recaps of the matches played on April 28: BASHERS 86/0, SABRECATS 85/7: At Layton, the Salt Lake County Cricket Union chose to bat first on a relatively bouncy and grassy pitch. Jagdev was Sabrecats’ main stay for batting, scoring 18 while captain Nasir added nine. In the bowling department, early inroads were made by … Continue reading
BY HUGH BROWN Blake Burdette has stepped down as coach of the Utah men’s rugby team — a team that is under indefinite suspension due to multiple violations of university policy. Burdette posted a statement in Facebook at the end of April that he was resigning: “It has been a privilege to coach the team these past six years. I have poured my heart into the team and … Continue reading
ST. GEORGE — The Snow Canyon boys rugby team knocked off United Rugby Club 34-12 on Saturday to finish the regular season with a 4-0 record and secure a bye in the upcoming Division I state playoffs. The Warriors struck first by scoring within the first few minutes of the game, but United came back and after a sustained period of attack in Snow Canyon’s 22. Scrum half … Continue reading
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