Prep Sports Schedule: 3/28

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailBoys SoccerDraper APA 2 Wasatch Academy 1SoftballNon-RegionPiute 16 Panguitch 1Baseball2-A SouthEnteprise 12 Millard 10 Written by March 27, 2018 /Sports News – Local Prep Sports Schedule: 3/28 Tags: Baseball/Boys Soccer/Delta/Millard/Panguitch/Piute/Softball/Wasatch Academy Brad Jameslast_img

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Utah Baseball Hosts BYU on Tuesday

first_img Robert Lovell FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY – The Utah baseball team hosts BYU on Tuesday, May 8, at 6:00 p.m. MT, at Smith’s Ballpark.The game will be aired on the Pac-12 Networks and locally on ESPN 700 AM.Utah holds a 2-1 lead over the first of the three games played between the Utes and Cougars this year. Utah dropped the first game back on March 20, 7-6 in 10 innings. The Utes rallied to tie the game in the ninth inning with four runs to push the contest to extras. Utah won the second game, 4-3, on April 3, led by a three-run home run off the bat of Erick Migueles. In game three on April 24, Utah scored six runs in the fifth inning in the 8-4 victory.The overall winner of the four contests will earn three points towards the Deseret First Duel rivalry series. Utah has already clinched the overall win for the 2017-18 season and leads 21.5-13.5 with just baseball remaining. Utah has scored points this year in football, women’s gymnastics, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, men’s and women’s tennis and women’s soccer.Utah is fifth in the Pac-12 in doubles (77) and hits (416). The Utes are fourth in the league with 14 triples. Utah is tied for first in the league in double plays (37) and ranks fourth in assists (442). The pitchers lead the league with 14 pickoffs.DaShawn Keirsey, Jr., ranks in the top 10 in the league in several categories including leading the league in doubles (20) and ranking third in the Pac-12 in batting average (.386). He is second in the league in hits per game (1.56). Oliver Dunn is tied for second in the league with 28 double plays and ranks sixth in assists (117). On the pitching staff, Trenton Stoltz is tied for second in the Pac-12 with 26 appearances on the mound and is tied for fifth with six saves. Josh Lapiana’s four pickoffs is tied for second in the league. Tanner Thomas and Brett Brocoff have allowed just two home runs this year, which is among the fewest in the league.Utah continues in Pac-12 play this weekend at Oregon, beginning on Friday, May 11. Tags: Baseball/BYU Cougars/Rivalry/Utah Utes Written by May 7, 2018 /Sports News – Local Utah Baseball Hosts BYU on Tuesdaylast_img read more

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Utah State’s Darwin Thompson to Enter 2019 NFL Draft

first_imgDecember 27, 2018 /Sports News – Local Utah State’s Darwin Thompson to Enter 2019 NFL Draft FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah – Utah State football junior running back Darwin Thompson announced Thursday his decision to forgo his senior season and enter the 2019 NFL Draft.“I have spent a lot of time weighing all options for my future, receiving advice from my family and coaches throughout the process,” said Thompson. “I have come to the decision to leave school and enter the 2019 NFL Draft. Your support has meant everything to me and I’m excited to represent all my Aggies at the next level!”During his one season at Utah State, Thompson earned second-team all-Mountain West honors as he carried the ball 153 times for 1,044 yards (6.8 yards per carry/80.3 yards per game) and 14 touchdowns to lead the team in all three categories, while adding 23 receptions for 351 yards (15.3 yards per reception) and two touchdowns.“In these situations, we have and always will work to educate the young men and provide them with accurate information,” said USU head coach Gary Andersen. “Darwin and his family believe moving on is best for him and his future. We will support Darwin in his quest to play in the NFL and wish him all the best moving forward.”On the season, Thompson is currently first in the Mountain West and 13th in the nation in rushing yards per carry (6.8), second in the MW and 18th in the nation with 14 rushing touchdowns (1.1 per game), third in the MW and 13th in the nation in total touchdowns with 16 (1.2 per game), fifth in the MW and 57th in the nation in rushing (80.3. yards per game), fifth in the MW and 58th in the nation in scoring (7.4 points per game), and fifth in the MW and 63rd in the nation in all-purpose yards (107.3 yards per game).With his 1,044 rushing yards in 2018, Thompson became the first Aggie in five years and the 18th in school history to rush for 1,000 yards in a single season. Overall, his 1,044 rushing yards this year are tied for the 16th-most in school history and he is just the 32nd USU player to rush for 1,000 yards in a career.Overall, Thompson is fourth all-time at Utah State for a single season with his 16 total touchdowns and is tied for sixth with his 14 rushing touchdowns. Furthermore, he is also fifth all-time in rushing average at 6.8 yards per carry and is tied for ninth in scoring with 96 points. And finally, his career rushing average is tied for the fourth-best in school history.Thompson had five 100-yard rushing games this year, which is the most by an Aggie since 2013, and was the first player since 2012 to have 100 yards rushing and receiving in the same game as he carried the ball 15 times for 140 yards with a touchdown and caught four passes for 115 yards and a career-high two touchdowns against San Jose State. In fact, Thompson had an 88-yard touchdown catch against SJSU to rank as the sixth-longest pass play in USU history.Thompson also had a team-best 11 rushes of 20-plus yards this year, including four of at least 55 yards, to go along with three receptions of at least 20 yards, including two over 55 yards.On the season, Thompson had at least one rushing touchdown in nine games and multiple rushing touchdowns in four games, including a career-high three at Hawai’i as he was named the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week as he carried the ball 13 times for a career-high 141 yards and added two receptions for 37 yards.Fans can follow the Aggie football program at twitter.com/USUFootball or on Facebook at Utah State Football, as well as on Instagram at instagram.com/USUFootball. Aggie fans can also follow the Utah State athletic program at twitter.com/USUAthletics or on Facebook at Utah State University Athletics. Written by Associated Press Tags: Darwin Thompson/NFL Draft/Utah State Aggies Footballlast_img read more

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Scoreboard roundup — 2/13/19

first_img Written by February 14, 2019 /Sports News – National Scoreboard roundup — 2/13/19 FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailiStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION3 OT Brooklyn 148, Cleveland 139Milwaukee 106, Indiana 97Boston 118, Detroit 110Philadelphia 126, N.Y. Knicks 111Toronto 129, Washington 120Minnesota 121, Houston 111Chicago 122, Memphis 110Miami 112, Dallas 101Denver 120, Sacramento 118L.A. Clippers 134, Phoenix 107Portland 129, Golden State 107NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEPittsburgh 3, Edmonton 1Anaheim 1, Vancouver 0TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(1) Tennessee 85, South Carolina 73(13) Villanova 85, Providence 67(15) Texas Tech 78, Oklahoma St. 50(17) Florida St. 88, Wake Forest 66(22) Virginia Tech 76, Georgia Tech 68Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.center_img Beau Lundlast_img read more

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Utah Football Celebrates Homecoming By Hosting Washington State’s “Air Raid”

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY-Having slumped to No. 19 after being upset by unranked USC  30-23 Friday, the University of Utah’s football team hosts Washington State for Homecoming at Rice-Eccles Stadium this Saturday.Both Pac-12 squads come into this game at 3-1 overall on the season and each are coming off of deflating losses. The Cougars, who were No. 19 last week, fell from the rankings after squandering a 49-17 lead to UCLA, ultimately losing 67-63.The Utes return to the Beehive State for the fourth time in their first five games of the season, seeking their first Pac-12 win of the season.Utah is currently 93-35 all-time at home at the present-day Rice-Eccles Stadium and 65-24 at home in the Kyle Whittingham era (2004-present).The Utes have won six consecutive home games and eight of their last nine at Rice-Eccles Stadium.Saturday, the Utes will celebrate Homecoming for the 99th time. They are 60-34-4 all-time in Homecoming games and 14-13-1 in Homecoming games against Pac-12 schools.Despite the disappointing loss at the Los Angeles Coliseum Friday, the Utes still rank second nationally against the run (52 yards surrendered per game) and are 12th in interceptions (5). They are also 16th in total defense (274.8 yards per game and 20th in first downs allowed (53).Utah senior signal-caller Tyler Huntley has completed 76.2 percent of his passes (64-84) for 512 yards and five touchdowns, with no interceptions. His contributions have the Utes ranked fourth nationally in completion percentage. Furthermore, Utah is one of 14 teams in FBS that has not thrown an interception this season.While senior tailback Zack Moss (63 car, 392 yards, 4 TD’s, a 6.2 yards per carry average) was sidelined with a shoulder injury against the Trojans, Whittingham, when addressing the media Monday, said he was not out for the season.In his stead, junior tailback Devonta’e Henry-Cole (16 car, 87 yards this season) will receive more reps.Sophomore receiver Bryan Thompson (7 rec, 199 yards, 2 TD’s) is Utah’s current leading receiver this season.Defensively, senior defensive end Bradlee Anae (4 sacks) and senior cornerback Julian Blackmon (2 interceptions) are Utah’s defensive leaders.The Utes rank 69th in scoring offense (29.8 points per game) and 21st in scoring defense (14.8 points per game).Washington State, known for its dynamic “Air Raid” offense designed by head coach Mike Leach, is among the offensive leaders in college football.The Cougars rank fifth nationally in scoring offense (52.8 points per game) and first in passing yards per game (499.5 yards per game).Incidentally, Washington State senior redshirt signal-caller Anthony Gordon leads the nation in passing yards (1,894), passing yards per game (473.5 yards per contest) and passing touchdowns (21). He is also fourth nationally in passing efficiency (195.30).Gordon’s leading receiver is redshirt senior receiver Easop Winston Jr. (26 rec, 348 yards, 8 TD’s). He is closely followed by graduate student receiver Brandon Arconado (25 rec, 352 yards, TD).While the Cougars don’t run often, sophomore tailback Max Borghi has maximized his opportunities. Borghi has 325 yards and four scores on 41 carries, good for 7.9 yards per tote. This ranks him 7th nationally.Washington State is tied for 82nd nationally in scoring defense (28.8 points per game), tying them with South Carolina.Junior defensive lineman Will Rodgers leads the Cougars with two sacks. Senior cornerback Marcus Strong, redshirt junior safety Skyler Thomas and redshirt freshman linebacker Hank Pladson have an interception apiece as well to pace Washington State.The Cougars lead the Utes 9-7 all-time while Utah seeks its first win in the series since 2012, when the Utes earned a 49-6 victory. Written by Brad James September 23, 2019 /Sports News – Local Utah Football Celebrates Homecoming By Hosting Washington State’s “Air Raid” Tags: Utah Football/Washington State Footballlast_img read more

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Former Panguitch High School Star Athlete Sets BYU School Record

first_img Tags: school record/Whittni Orton Written by December 10, 2019 /Sports News – Local Former Panguitch High School Star Athlete Sets BYU School Record FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailBOSTON-BYU star junior cross country All-American and indoor/outdoor track and field star Whittni Orton set a school record Saturday at the Boston University Sharon Colyear-Danville season opener to commence the indoor track and field season.The former Panguitch High School star athlete ran the women’s 5000 meters in a time of 15:22.98.Orton is also a returning All-American in indoor track and field as she made the first-team All-American squad in 2018 in the indoor mile.In outdoor track and field, she is a returning second-team All-American, earning these honors at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor National Championship meet this past June at Austin, Texas. Brad Jameslast_img read more

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Weber State Men’s Basketball Hosts Idaho Monday evening

first_img Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailOGDEN, Utah-Monday, Weber State men’s basketball (4-8, 0-1 in Big Sky Conference play) ensues in its Big Sky Conference season by hosting Idaho (4-8, 0-1 in Big Sky play) with the Wildcats and Vandals sporting symmetrical records.In his 14th season at the helm of the Wildcats’ program, head coach Randy Rahe (270-161, .626) remains the winning-est coach in both Big Sky and Weber State history.The Wildcats score 72.3 points per game, ranking them 173rd nationally in scoring offense.Senior guard Jerrick Harding, the preseason Big Sky player of the year, (21.2 points, 3.4 rebounds per game, a team-best 26 assists) continues to be the Wildcats’ overall leader.Former Wasatch Academy star, senior guard Cody John (11.6 points per game, tied for a team-best 10 steals with freshman guard Judah Jordan) is the only other Wildcat to score in double figures on-average.Junior guard Kham Davis posts a team-best 4.9 rebounds per game and redshirt freshman forward-center Tim Fuller leads the Wildcats with 12 blocked shots.Weber State gives up 69.6 points per game, ranking the Wildcats 193rd nationally in scoring defense.The Vandals are coached by Zac Claus who is 4-8 (.333) in his first season leading the program at Moscow, Idaho.Idaho scores 67.1 points per game, ranking the Vandals 284th nationally in scoring offense.Senior guard Trevon Allen (18.5 points, 4.7 rebounds per game), sophomore guard BJ Simmons (10.7 points) and junior forward Scott Blankney (10.6 points per game, a team-best 7 blocked shots) all score in double figures on-average this season for the Vandals.Junior guard Keyshaad Dixon leads the squad with 31 assists and graduate student forward Quinton Forrest leads the Vandals in both rebounds (8.2 per game) and steals (17).Idaho surrenders 70.3 points per game, ranking the Vandals 211th in scoring defense nationally.The Wildcats lead the Vandals 56-24 all-time and 34-6 at Ogden. Both schools are charter members of the Big Sky Conference. Tags: Idaho Men’s Basketball/Weber State Men’s Basketball December 30, 2019 /Sports News – Local Weber State Men’s Basketball Hosts Idaho Monday evening Brad Jameslast_img read more

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USWNT files motion seeking damages in equal pay lawsuit

first_imgFebruary 21, 2020 /Sports News – National USWNT files motion seeking damages in equal pay lawsuit FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailartisteer/iStock(NEW YORK) — The battle between the U.S. Women’s National Team and the United States Soccer Federation continued on Thursday, with both sides filing motions in court.Last March, 28 members of the team filed a lawsuit against the federation alleging gender discrimination in their treatment versus how the governing body treats the men’s team.The lawsuit cites not just pay, but also the denial of “at least equal playing, training, and travel conditions; equal promotion of their games; equal support and development for their games; and other terms and conditions of employment.”On Thursday, lawyers representing the players filed a motion seeking more than $66 million in damages.The USSF, in turn, asked for the case to be dismissed.A trial has been set for May 5, just weeks before the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo begin.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved. Written bycenter_img Beau Lundlast_img read more

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Gibson Energy announces one million barrel expansion at Hardisty Terminal

first_img Gibson Energy announces one million barrel expansion at Hardisty Terminal. Photo: courtesy of Carlo San/Freeimages.com. Gibson Energy Inc. (“Gibson” or the “Company”), (TSX: GEI), announced today it has sanctioned the construction of one million barrels of new tankage at its Hardisty Terminal.“The sanction of two new tanks at the Top of the Hill will further increase our high-quality, long-term infrastructure revenues and drive continued distributable cash flow per share growth,” said Steve Spaulding, President and Chief Executive Officer.  “We are also very pleased to welcome a new refining customer to the terminal, reflecting the importance of Hardisty to downstream players looking to secure heavy crude feedstocks from Western Canada.  In addition, we remain in discussions for further tankage opportunities, leading to our confidence in our ability to continue to sanction tankage at a rate of two to four tanks per year in 2020, and beyond.”Expansion at Hardisty TerminalGibson has sanctioned the construction of two new 500,000 barrel tanks at the Top of the Hill portion of the Hardisty Terminal.  The additional tankage represents an expansion of the fourth phase of development at the Top of the Hill, which will be placed into service by the end of 2020.The new tankage will be constructed at a capital cost consistent with the Company’s target build multiple of 5x to 7x EBITDA under long-term, take-or-pay and stable fee-based contracts.  One of the tanks is contracted to a new investment grade refining customer, while the second tank will be leased to Gibson’s Marketing segment under an intercompany agreement with the Infrastructure segment.In November of 2019, Gibson placed four new tanks or two million barrels of tankage into service, ahead of schedule and within target capital costs.  With the sanction of additional tankage at the Top of the Hill portion of its Hardisty Terminal, Gibson currently has three tanks representing 1.5 million barrels of tankage currently under construction.  Once the fourth phase of development at the Top of the Hill is placed into service in the fourth quarter of 2020, Gibson will have approximately 13.5 million barrels of storage capacity at its Hardisty Terminal. Source: Company Press Release Gibson has sanctioned the construction of two new 500,000 barrel tanks at the Top of the Hill portion of the Hardisty Terminallast_img read more

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Qatar Petroleum signs farm-in deals for three blocks in Campeche basin

first_imgAccording to Qatar Petroleum, the water depths of the Mexican exploration blocks in the Campeche basin range from approximately 10m to 1,100m Qatar Petroleum signs farm-in deals with Total for three exploration blocks offshore Mexico. (Credit: Kristina Kasputienė from Pixabay) Qatar Petroleum has signed three farm-in agreements with Total to acquire nearly 30% of the participating interest of the French oil and gas major in exploration blocks 15, 33, and 34 in the Campeche basin in Mexican waters.The three offshore exploration blocks are situated within 30-90 kilometers of the giant Cantarell and KMZ oil fields. Put together, the blocks are spread over an area of about 2,300km2.The water depths of the Mexican exploration blocks in the Campeche basin range from approximately 10m to 1,100m.Qatar Petroleum CEO and Qatar Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi said: “We are pleased to sign these agreements, which further expand Qatar Petroleum’s footprint in Mexico, and demonstrate our commitment to achieving our international growth strategy, with Latin America as a core area in our international portfolio.“We look forward to collaborating further with Total, our other partners in these blocks, and the government of Mexico. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Mexican authorities and our partners for their continued support.”According to the Qatari national oil company, all the three farm-in agreements pertaining to the Campeche basin blocks are subject to receipt of customary regulatory and other approvals from the existing partners of Total and the Mexican government.Presence of Qatar Petroleum in Mexican watersIn late 2018, Qatar Petroleum signed a deal with Eni to acquire a stake of 35% from the Italian oil and gas company in three offshore oil fields in the Area 1 project in Mexico. The deal gave the company access to the Amoca, Mizton, and Tecoalli offshore oil fields that make up the Area 1 project contained in the shallow waters of the Campeche Bay.Prior to the deal related to the Area 1 project, the Qatari energy company won exploration rights in five offshore Mexican blocks in the Perdido and Campeche basins as part of consortiums featuring Shell and Eni, respectively.last_img read more

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