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Dixie has a big man, and if you don’t know his name by now then you’ve been lost wandering in the desert, because everyone in town knows Guymon. One athlete from a rival region nine school (who shall remain nameless since the playoffs are approaching and the two might find themselves facing off in the paint) once said of...
Canyon View has a first in football that not many outside the sport and school understand or even know about. It’s incredible really, when you examine it all. The 5’7” senior Morgan Cheney, dubbed one of the few ‘Utah Girls of Autumn’ plays football. In case there is any doubt, she will lay you out. The girl is not...
Like any athlete, the desire to win and excel is paramount. It is all you think about. Wow to win, advance and grow. The measurement for any true athlete is how to leverage such an innate desire into all other areas and aspects of his or her life. For Cash Christiansen, returning senior for Canyon View’s Boy’s Basketball team...

Love the Process

Respect the Game! The Game? It’s quite simple really. It’s what you wish to accomplish. It’s all of your goals, hopes, dreams and ambitions. Whether in the workplace, at home, school or out in competition, it’s who are you becoming or at least working towards becoming. The Process? Well that is even easier to explain. It’s everything it takes to get...
When you first see the Warrior’s Left Tackle, Wyatt Brinkerhoff you immediately notice his size. The young man has a commanding presence and can be quite intimidating. However, once you finally get to know Brinks, you quickly find that the young man is more than that. He is full of life, fun, if you close your eyes and listen,...
Depending on which coach you ask, Malakai Fakahua is know as The Reverend or The General, on the Dixie High football squad, and has set the bar high for himself. Expecting nothing but his best the young senior puts in the work and holds strong to the idea that nothing will come easy. “If you want something, you have...
Guidance, inspiration and those sweet tender mercies knowing that someone is watching over you come in many forms. For some, it could be a kind act by someone you may or may not know, for others it can be a kind word and for Pine View senior and Lady Panther, Kambria Johnston, it comes in each of those ways...

There Is No Try

The Gray family has a full household, with Cedar High senior and football linebacker Bailey Gray coming in at number two of eight children, Bailey takes his role in the family as a personal one and contributes where he can. Competition among siblings is natural. Bailey readily admits that he like to think he trains harder than his younger brother,...
When you love something you devote your time and energy to holding on to it. You work to protect it, build it, strengthen it and make each moment last. For senior, Marco Jordan, his love for family and for Desert Hills Football is no different. With a full summer schedule of camps, training and working out, Marco was preparing for...
Brutal. That would have been the best word to describe this Warrior’s rigorous schedule last year. With AP and college concurrent courses on top of her athletic ambitions, Camryn ‘CJ’ Johnson would rack up the hours getting things done. Know that, when we say hours, we mean hours, and his year appears to be no different. “Oh my goodness,” Megan...

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