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Jazmine Olivas Beckstrand

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Hurricane has something really special in point guard Kylee Stevens. The junior has an obsession that will serve her well as she continues through the season and into the next for the Lady Tigers. Her obsession? Shatter self-doubt. As a sophomore Kylee faced a very difficult challenge that, at the time, no one knew what was going on, not even...
Sara Fish, one of Canyon View’s returning seniors, confidently declares, “Anyone can do anything.” Reviewing the past experiences and challenges this athlete has overcome with the help of her family, it is no wonder that she is a firm believer of everyone’s ability to rise when they fall, and come out of trying situations stronger. With a large and very...
Hurricane High School has one special returning senior coming back this year for their volleyball team, and her name is Kansas Lytle. Few student-athletes are as diversified and committed to their academics, family, and extracurricular participation. Though she has lived in Hurricane for the past 5 years, Kansas was raised on a ranch, which she suggests was a key element...
As one of nine children in his family, Dixie High School’s Tyler Bennett understands the importance of working with a team. With two older siblings living outside of the home, Tyler has stepped into the leadership role among the rest of the Bennett children. Tyler’s chief role certainly extends beyond his family and onto the basketball court this year as...
Mental focus and physical discipline is necessary to successfully balance academics with athletes and Snow Canyon’s own Madison Mooring takes on the challenge of being a three-sport student athlete. This Lady Warrior is absolute energy, and when basketball season rolls around, Madison displays a whole new level of passion. She states, “I love basketball. I love the fast paced, up-tempo,...
How do you define passion? Is passion a love discovered over time, or is it pre-destined? Despite your personal opinion on the matter, one thing is forever assured. Once a person identifies their true passion, the level of commitment they will dedicate to it is profound. For Ashley Beckstrand, basketball has been her passion from the beginning. At the early...
“I love the competition, when the gym is full, when the game is on the line, and when the fans are all standing on their feet, I just love that feeling. The competiveness and high-pressure moments; I just love it,” says Marcus McKone, returning senior for Desert Hills. “I love everything about the game, it’s a lot of fun.” To...

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