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Sophomore breaks school record in first meet | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Quispe, who recently moved to Utah from Peru, not only broke the school's 100-yard backstroke, but beat the record by a full second, finishing the race in 58.10 ...

Parents concerned over high school divisions being redrawn

The Utah High School Activities Association, or UHSAA, is working on drawing up new alignments for regions that high schools across the state would compete ...

UHSAA Proposed Realignment Would Move Park City High Up A Division In Prep Sports  KPCW

The Utah High School Activities Association has proposed their re-alignment for prep sports for the 2019-2021 school years. The re-alignment would see two.

American Red Cross facing severe blood shortage  ABC 4

The American Red Cross is in dire need of blood donors.

Utah student inventor rolls out a skateboard with storage — a 'skate utility vehicle'  Salt Lake Tribune

Coming down the path, Brantley Topham looks tall enough to be a new shooting guard for the Utah Jazz — until it becomes clear he's standing on something.

High school football: Jordan Beetdiggers 2018 preview  Deseret News

Here's an in-depth look at the Jordan Beetdiggers football team heading into the 2018 season.

Police: No imminent threat to West Jordan High, Jordan High after social media rumors  KUTV 2News

(KUTV) Rumors of an imminent school shooting at West Jordan High School circulated on social media Friday morning. Police do notbelieve there is any ...

Unfounded threats keep more than half of Jordan High students home  Deseret News

A threat of violence at Jordan High School prompted many parents to keep their students home on Friday.

Jordan High student cited in false scare case  Deseret News

Police have cited a 17-year-old boy who they say created a panic at Jordan High School by spreading false rumors of a school shooting.

Father calls out Jordan district, school board after daughter sexually assaulted  KUTV 2News

(KUTV) — “My daughter was raped at WJHS. District and Board of Ed do not care," read a sign held by Richard, whose daughter attends West Jordan High ...

Jordan High's new ballroom company gives students chance to perfect their passion | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Jordan High School recently offered a new ballroom company so students can perform and compete. (Julie Slama/City Journals). After interest surged recently at ...

Canyons announces 2018 high school graduation ceremonies  Deseret News

The Canyons School District has announced the district's five traditional high schools will hold graduation ceremonies on Tuesday, June 5.

Teen airlifted from Jordan High School after accident expected to be OK

SANDY, Utah – A teenager who was airlifted from Jordan High School with a critical neck injury Wednesday is expected to be OK. The student was injured in an ...

Dyson Koehler hits game-winner to give Jordan big win on senior night  Deseret News

Dyson Koehler made a game-winning shot at the buzzer that gave Jordan a dramatic 40-38 senior night victory.

Canyons School District investigates claim of racial slur used during baseball game

Canyons School District is investigating a report of a racial slur allegedly used by a Brighton High School baseball player directed toward a black player on the ...

Jordan drill team offers freshman dancer an opportunity to be 'the girl other people need to see'  Deseret News

Born with TAR syndrome, Taylor Tilby had reservations about going out for drill team at Jordan High, despite her passion for dance. But coaches and dancers ...

High school baseball: 2018 5A All-State Team  Deseret News

Here's a look at the 2018 Deseret News 5A all-state baseball team as voted on by the coaches.

Dates set for local high school commencement exercises | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Thousands of local high school seniors have their eyes set to graduate this spring. Below is a schedule of information available about area graduations.

Sandy sisters do the kicking for Jordan High | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Emily Bluemel sends a kick toward the uprights for Jordan's football team. A senior this year, she is one of four sisters who has kicked for the Beetdiggers. (Photo ...

Junior high team wins division championship  West Jordan Journal

In its fourth year of existence, the Utah Girls Tackle Football League continues to grow. Teams from Utah, Davis and Salt Lake counties comprised more than ...

Police seek suspects who vandalized car at West Jordan High School  Gephardt Daily

Police are searching for two suspects who were caught on camera vandalizing a vehicle at West Jordan High School.

15-year-old faces 6 felonies in brutal attack of jogger in Sandy  Deseret News

A 15-year-old boy is facing six first-degree felonies after police say he dragged a woman off a trail in the Dimple Dell gully last month, telling her she was going ...

Briggs steps down as Jaguar head coach  West Jordan Journal

After 23 years, the Jaguars will have a new head basketball coach. Scott Briggs has led them to two state championships.

Jordan area teachers recognized for excellent work  West Jordan Journal

I have never seen a teacher do so much with so little for so many kids.”

Utah school resource officers trained to 'run towards the sound of bullets'  KUTV 2News

(KUTV) - School resource officers in Utah say their number one priority is to run towards the sound of bullets not away from them.This reaction comes after news ...

West Jordan youth basketball team wins summer games gold  West Jordan Journal

Ryan Farmer wanted to organize a youth basketball team made up of only boys that would attend West Jordan High School. His vision and determination have ...

Complaint filed against supporters of Canyons School District bond

SANDY, Utah -- A Sandy parent has filed a complaint with the Utah Lieutenant Governor's Office against supporters of the Canyons School District bond.

Snow Canyon soccer team beats Logan, advances to 4A championship game  St George News

GEORGE — The Snow Canyon girls soccer team rallied from behind to win its semifinal game 2-1 against Logan Friday afternoon, putting the Lady Warriors in ...

Grizzlies football prepared to take the next step  West Jordan Journal

Copper Hills High School football one just one game last season, but their improvement was evident if you look a little closer.

16-year-old suspect in sex assault of female jogger in Sandy accepts plea deal  Gephardt Daily

A 16-year-old boy accused of sexually assaulting a woman who was jogging near the Sandy Civic Center TRAX station in March has admitted in adult court to a ...

Ogden, Jordan, Canyons administrators named Utah Principals of the Year  Deseret News

Administrators at Ben Lomond High School, West Jordan Middle School and Albion Middle School have been named 2018 Utah Secondary Principals of the ...

Third Utah student this week arrested for alleged school threats  Deseret News

For the third time this week, police have arrested a Utah student for allegedly making school shooting threats.

West Jordan Alum already making name for himself in comedy  West Jordan Journal

West Jordan High alum Alex Velluto is a comedian who is already turning heads in the comedy world.

No surprise as Rowland Hall, Waterford advance again to 2A girls soccer title game  Deseret News

Winged Lions, Ravens handle their semifinal opponents and look forward to deciding who's best in Saturday's championship game.

High school baseball: MVPs were difference makers in championship seasons  Deseret News

When their teams needed them the most, the 2018 Deseret News baseball MVPs delivered in the clutch, both on the mound and at the plate, in helping lead ...

Police, school officials investigating hazing allegations at Jordan High  Deseret News

Sandy police and Canyons School District officials are investigating allegations of hazing involving the Jordan High School wrestling team.

New Administrators to take helm in Sandy Schools | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Canyons Board of Education announces new school administrative appointments to several Sandy schools.

'Bad, bad' shooting comment prompts reaction at Utah school  Deseret News

Sandy police say an upset middle school student made a very poor choice in how he vented his frustration on social media.

Kalipetsis, Chris | Obituaries  Post Register

Alta Christine Lawson Kalipetsis, 59, of Idaho Falls, passed away November 4, 2018, at her home. Chris was born August 18, 1959, in Sandy, Utah, to Larry ...

Midvale Middle's performances benefit Jordan Valley students as well as themselves | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Midvale Middle School's instrumental groups perform for Jordan Valley students, benefitting both schools' students.

Jordan, Alta High Schools get new turf fields | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

FieldTurf recently completed installing new turf fields and drainage systems for Jordan and Alta High.

High school football: Jordan Beetdiggers 2016 preview (+video)  Deseret News

Here's an in-depth look at the Jordan Beetdiggers football team heading into the 2016 season.

Jordan Swimming has a great outlook for 2016–17 season | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Jordan swimmers have a great outlook on the season, focusing on individual goals to improve in spite of being inexperienced and young.

High school football: Jordan Beetdiggers 2017 preview  Deseret News

Here's an in-depth look at the Jordan Beetdiggers football team heading into the 2017 season.

Students find success with peer-tutoring program at West Jordan High  West Jordan Journal

Peer tutors make any class possible for students with limited language skills or abilities.

Police cadets train for active shooters at Jordan High School | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Cadets round a corner in formation just before encountering Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel Krum who acted as an active shooter at Jordan High School on ...

Mustangs fall in double overtime at state soccer semis  The Herald Journal

SANDY — It was looking like the second semifinal of the day was headed to penalty kicks.

A reformed Hildale has its first prep sports star — a 6-foot 8-inch cross-country runner named Jeffs  Salt Lake Tribune

James Jeffs helped build his high school. That's not a metaphor. When he was 10 or 11 years old, he was sent to work with other members of the Fundamentalist ...

2 siblings struck by vehicle in West Jordan  KJZZ

(KUTV) --Two siblings are in the hospital after being hit by a car in West Jordan. It happened near 7500 South 2700 West around 7 a. m. , Tuesday morning.

Barbara Fae Ewell Jensen Davies  Daily Herald

Barbara Fae Ewell Jensen Davies returned to her Heavenly Father, early Monday morning April 30, 2018 at home with her family in West Jordan, Utah, due to ...

Salt Lake County recorder adds credit and debit cards to payment options  Salt Lake Tribune

The Salt Lake County recorder's office entered the modern age this week — customers can now use credit and debit cards to pay a bill for a *service*.

No regrets for well-traveled prep legend Austin Kafentzis, now a BYU backup  Salt Lake Tribune

Cougars welcome Badgers on Saturday, but record-setting signal-caller is now a running back and may not play much. 0. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) ...

Should students' cellphones be locked up at school? New technology is giving teachers more options.  Salt Lake Tribune

While some Utah educators have resorted to using devices to curtail distractions and prevent cheating, others see benefits to taking a more nuanced approach.

Jordan, Waterford robotics teams advance to world championships | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Jordan High School's robotics team won the overall championship of this year's FIRST Utah regional robotics competition and was expected to participate in the ...

Coming spring 2019: Murray High football field to host semi-pro football  Murray Journal

Semi-pro football is coming to Murray High School's football field, but not for nearly a year.

'Go Beetdiggers!' 84-year-old returns to cheer for alma mater

Sixty-six years after graduating from Jordan High School, Lawana Peterson returned to cheer on her alma mater once more. The energetic 84-year-old joined ...

Breaking: Sandy police arrest 15-year-old suspect in sex assault of woman jogger  Gephardt Daily

An arrest has been made in the sexual assault of a woman who was jogging Monday afternoon near the Sandy Civic Center TRAX station.

Art and architecture meet on the canvas and in life for Justin Wheatley  Cottonwood Holladay Journal

By Holly Vasic | Holladay's own Justin Wheatley is an artist inspired by suburbia. His acrylic paintings, which feature mostly barns ...

New coach breathes new life into Alta baseball | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

He was appointed in February, two weeks before the season began, but head coach Daron Connelly is establishing a culture for Alta baseball.

Sandy Exchange Club honors local high school students | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Local students are honored with awards from the Sandy Exchange Club.

West Jordan SBOs, Class Officers Unite  West Jordan Journal

West Jordan High School's 2016–17 SBOs and class officers pose for a picture at the assembly where they were introduced as the new student government ...

Valedictorians (and competition)—a family tradition  West Jordan Journal

Valedictorians are a family tradition for this West Jordan family.

From a Sports Illustrated swimsuit photo shoot to the Paralympics, Utah's Brenna Huckaby won't be intimidated  Salt Lake Tribune

Whether it's a gold medal race on the slopes of South Korea or a swimsuit photo shoot on the sandy beaches of Aruba, Brenna Huckaby wants the world to know ...

How did the UT Vols football commitments fare last week?  Jackson Sun

For many of Tennessee's commits, they had this last week off to relax and recover from a variety of injuries. For many of the others, their teams cruised to easy ...

Digger Dan debuts as face of BHS  Fort Morgan Times

What's in a name? For the plains community of Brush, national notoriety came in the form of a mascot, as the Brush High School's Beetdigger name won fame ...

Snow Canyon wins soccer playoff opener; 3 other Region 9 teams eliminated  St George News

ST. GEORGE — Snow Canyon High was the only Region 9 team to win its opening-round match Wednesday, the first day of the state 4A playoffs.

Controversial acting Recorder Julie Dole is out after county Republicans choose Rep. Adam Gardiner as her replacement  Salt Lake Tribune

He says he'll boot the acting recorder, who is accused of running the office while her boss's health deteriorated. 0. Controversial acting Recorder Julie Dole is ...

Multiple cars vandalized in Sandy  KUTV 2News

(KUTV) Several cars in Sandy City were vandalized between Thursday and Friday night, according to police.Police told 2News, a citizen passing by reported the ...

The Best of the Best: 2018 Daily Herald All-Valley Girls Soccer team  Daily Herald

Here's a look at the top high school girls soccer talent in Utah Valley this year:

'I cannot believe this is how it ends for me': A Utah woman describes how a normal jog became a fight for her life  Salt Lake Tribune

West Jordan • It was a path the woman had run hundreds of times before. And that March 19 day was a beautiful one. So the 50-year-old woman intended to run ...

Students join nationwide protest, many focus on kindness  Cottonwood Holladay Journal

Students across the valley used March 14 to peacefully exercise their First Amendment rights standing up against school violence—and in some instances, ...

Jordan soccer looks to be tough in Region 3 | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

The Jordan High School boys soccer team is looking good this season and hopes to go further in the playoffs than last year.

New administrators named for Cottonwood Heights schools  Cottonwood Holladay Journal

Canyons Board of Education announces new school administrative appointments to several Cottonwood Heights schools.

John Park: 30 years serving local governments  Cottonwood Holladay Journal

Mayor Mike Peterson recognized John Park for over 30 years of *service* in local government. (Dan Metcalf/Cottonwood Heights). By Cassie Goff ...

New coach at the helm for Brighton football  Cottonwood Holladay Journal

New head coach Rafe Maughan has taken over the Brighton football program. He inherits a squad with no returning starters.

Students sent home following bomb threat at South Jordan high school  Gephardt Daily

Students of a South Jordan high school were sent home for the day Monday after an anonymous bomb threat was received via email, police said.

Inside the newsroom: How a pair of socks got this anxiety discussion off on the right foot  Deseret News

Why did 1000 people turn out to Salem Hills High School on a Thursday night? It had nothing to do with sports.

Brooke Christensen to bring leadership experience to District 1 | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Brooke Christensen will be the newest representative of District 1 on Sandy's city council.

School clowning: Utah police investigate threats, fight, vandalism  Deseret News

Vandalism at Fairfield Junior High School in Kaysville, a fight at Jordan High School in Sandy and an arrest for alleged threats in West Haven are all being ...

Jordan High administrators call audible, move graduation over hot temps

With temperatures expected to approach the upper 90s in the coming days, Jordan High School administrators elected on Monday to move the school's ...

Obituary Ray Nelson  Twin Falls Times-News

October 6, 1932 – October 8, 2018. Ray Nelson passed away peacefully and without much fanfare, surrounded by his family. He was born October 6, 1932 in ...

Former Utah high school record-setter Austin Kafentzis transfers to BYU

The saga of record-setting Utah high school quarterback Austin Kafentzis has returned to the Wasatch Front and the spot of his first collegiate offer: BYU.

Salt Lake County GOP punishes Julie Dole, saying her conduct in recorder's office was 'tantamount to a coup'  Salt Lake Tribune

Dole maintains her innocence and questions party's authority to block her from running as a Republican. 0. Salt Lake County GOP punishes Julie Dole, saying ...

What's the issue? Previewing November's ballot  Cottonwood Holladay Journal

By Cassie Goff | Excited to get that “I voted” sticker? Utah's 2018 General Election is underway. If you have received your ballot in ...

Beloved Sandy restaurant destroyed by fire

SANDY, Utah – A long-time fixture in Sandy is gone after an explosion and fire ripped through Johanna's Kitchen around midnight on Monday. The last time ...

Brighton student takes third at national history fair  Cottonwood Holladay Journal

Brighton High's Kelsey Hagman won third at the National History Day Fair with her website, The Kansas-Nebraska Act: Compromise Turned to Conflict. (Photo ...

Unknown charges filed in Jordan High hazing case  Deseret News

Charges were filed in juvenile court following a monthslong investigation of hazing involving members of the Jordan High School wrestling team.

Dropped after controversy, woman who ran county office while boss suffered mental decline asks for severance pay  Salt Lake Tribune

The woman who ran the Salt Lake County Recorder's Office while her boss apparently suffered from a debilitating and now permanent mental incapacity is ...

Eagles comfortably win Region 6 girls golf title, take fourth in state  Cottonwood Holladay Journal

The Skyline girls golf team capped off its regular season with a title at the Region 6 tournament. The Eagles then placed fourth at the state tournament May ...

Woodworking wonder woman  West Jordan Journal

Woodworking student wins top state and national prizes.

No need for special glasses with these 80 best photos from August  Deseret News

"Picture this" is a monthly collection of the best photos taken by Deseret News photojournalists.

High school football: Jordan Beetdiggers capitalize on turnovers  Deseret News

Freshman quarterback Austin Kafentzis and the Jordan offense have received most of the team's publicity this year, but there's another story coming out of the ...

Database: How many children have experienced school shootings in America?  The Washington Post

The Washington Post has spent the past year determining how many children have been exposed to gun violence during school hours since the Columbine ...

Utah's deadliest disasters

Although Utah doesn't have hurricanes or many tornadoes, it still has its fair share of disasters. These harrowing experiences can help us learn caution and ...

Educators named outstanding by Jordan Education Foundation  West Jordan Journal

Seventeen Jordan School District teachers were recently named “outstanding educators” by the district's foundation. They were surprised with the honor by ...

Prep football: Former Jordan players pay tribute to dying coach  Salt Lake Tribune

This is an archived article that was published on in 2015, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research ...

Teen killed in crash remembered as just coming into his own  Deseret News

SANDY — Friends say Brandon Evans, 17, was a nice, quiet boy who worked extremely hard and was coming into his own on the Jordan High School track ...

Utah teen who survived suicide attempt says nothing is hopeless  Salt Lake Tribune

This is an archived article that was published on in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research ...

Victims of school bus-train crash remembered 75 years later  Deseret News

A fatal bus accident 75 years ago in South Jordan changed bus laws in every state. On Monday, the tragedy was commemorated with a new monument.

Jordan center Heneli Avendano discusses decision to commit to Utah State  Deseret News

Jordan center Heneli Avendano has announced his commitment to Utah State thanks to the help of his coaches, family and church.

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