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It’s good for players to be coachable, but it behooves coaches to remember that their players aren’t robots. At some point, they need to be players. It takes players to make plays and win games. Jamison Sorenson, the new Snow Canyon boys basketball coach by way of Southern California, understands this. He has a new system his players seem to...
Affixed to the bedroom walls of every young man in the Nielson household is a simple saying, but one they adhere to with utmost conviction. “Success always looks easy to those who weren’t around when it was being earned.” The success so far sustained by Cedar guard Keenan Nielson has been hard-won through his off-season conditioning and years of bruising one-on-one...
Logan Hokanson, son of a basketball coach, is now the senior point guard for the Thunder, and he will play a crucial role for a Desert Hills team seeking its first ever state championship. But if Turley squints his eyes, he sees a small boy running around with his friends. “Because I have been coaching with Will Hokanson and Chris...
Stockton Rigby sat quietly with his thoughts as the Canyon View football team bus wound its way along Interstate 15 through Fishlake National Forest for a key regular season game at Richfield High a year ago. Canyon View is not a football program with a storied history, but an inspired start to the 2015 campaign raised hopes. This contest...
Tyler Heaton waits at the finish line of the St. George Marathon, mesmerized. He is part of a group of volunteers – big dudes, although not quite as large as the 6-foot-4, 270-pound Pine View senior – who stand at the finish line, ready to catch runners who have nothing left after pounding through the 26.2-mile course. “The first year,...
The cut – that cruel number symbolizing the separation between contenders and also-rans – loomed at 79 for Canyon View golfer Jamis Benson on Day 1 of the 3A State High School Golf Championships. With three holes remaining at Soldier Hollow, Benson needed to average par to make the cut and advance to the second and final day of...

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