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What makes a state champion in Utah high school sports?

Does enrollment, graduation rates or socioeconomics make a bigger difference when determining what schools succeed in the sports arena?

Football teams see a decrease in participation

As teams notice a decrease in players, they wonder why and what they can do about it. Some schools are combining teams.

Cottonwood High graduate spends month in Europe playing world class wheelchair basketball

Cottonwood High School graduate Ali Ibanez played basketball in the Netherlands and Germany.

Murray-based women’s semi-pro football continues to thrive, now with a five-year record of 49-2

The Utah Falconz women’s football team advanced to a third consecutive championship game this summer, but lost the title to the Texas Elite.

Three 2018 MHS graduates have earned scholarships to play college softball in Colorado and Oregon

Three Murray High School softball players have earned scholarships to continue competing at the next level.

Well-travelled Cottonwood High School graduate Gary Andersen returns to U of U football sideline

Coach Gary Andersen makes yet another return to his hometown, Murray, and to the Utes’ football sideline.

MHS graduate Dillon Hale’s dream of playing professional hockey takes big step forward

Former Murray club player Dillon Hale earns a tryout with one of the top junior ice hockey teams in the country.

Optimism, refinished gymnasium big parts of Murray HS volleyball program

A new look awaits the Murray High School volleyball team, following a massive overhaul of their gymnasium floor this summer.

Former Murray High standout gets taste of celebrity life in North Dakota this summer

Just more than a year removed from his days at Murray High School, baseball standout Drew Staley is now playing for a collegiate summer league team in North Dakota and will soon return to his college team in Montana.

The time Murray took on the Chicago White Sox

Murray’s passion for baseball was fueled by having its own pro-club and taking on the Chicago White Sox in the early 20th century.


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