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STGNews gamenight quickblast: Cedar 20, Grantsville 16 

Cedar 20, Grantsville 16 CEDAR CITY – Cedar got its running game going against a tough Cowboys defense — but not until late in the game. The Redmen led 7-0 early, then gave up 16 straight, including three field goals by Ethan Steinfeldt. But fullback Brock Oldroyd and quarterback Brecken Lewis each scored short TDs to close out […]


STGNews gamenight quickblast: Judge Memorial 18, Pine View 16 

Judge Memorial 18, Pine View 16 SALT LAKE CITY – In a surprisingly strong outing for both defenses, Judge emerged victorious after a late field goal attempt by the Panthers went awry. The Bulldogs, the defending 3A state champions, led 18-9 in the fourth quarter. Pine View closed the gap to 18-16 with just under two minutes […]

Desert Hills vs. Orem, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Aug. 22, 2014 | Photo by AJ Griffin, St. George News

STGNews gamenight quickblast: Desert Hills 35, Orem 13 

Desert Hills 35, Orem 13 PLEASANT GROVE – Desert Hills put on an impressive defensive clinic in the first half, but ultimately it was their offense that sealed the deal in their 35-13 win over Orem. After pitching a shutout 14-0 in the first half, DH watched their lead shrink twice to 14-7 and 21-13 before running […]

Snow Canyon vs Copper Hills, St. George, Utah, August 22, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

STGNews gamenight quickblast: Snow Canyon 42, Copper Hills 35 

Snow Canyon 42, Copper Hills 35 (OT) ST. GEORGE –Year 2 of the Marcus Matua era started with a bang as Snow Canyon won a shootout with 5A Copper Hills. Chance Thorkleson caught eight passes for 208 yards and three touchdowns and Josh Barnes returned an interception 50 yards for a score in the win. Thorkleson […]

Skyline at Hurricane, Hurricane, Utah, Aug. 22, 2014. | Photo by Dave Amodt, St. George News

STGNews gamenight quickblast: Skyline 24, Hurricane 14 

Skyline 24, Hurricane 14 HURRICANE – Despite a strong running game, Hurricane defensive errors led to a Skyline victory. The Eagles never trailed, though Hurricane twice pulled to within a single score at 14-6 in the first half and 21-14 midway through the fourth quarter. Jeremiah Ieremia was outstanding with 9.5 tackles. including 2.5 tackles for loss. […]

Dixie vs. Springville, St. George, Utah, August 22, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

STGNews gamenight quickblast: Springville 37, Dixie 30 

Springville 37, Dixie 30 ST. GEORGE –Dixie quarterback Ammon Takau threw for 280 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 73 yards and another touchdown, but the Dixie defense was unable to stop the Springville offense. The Red Devils had 570 yards total offense, including 337 yards rushing. Dixie Kicker McLane Keenen was 3 for 3 on […]


ALS ice buckets abound; Red Cliffs Health meets challenge, pays challenge forward; Video gallery – growing 

ST. GEORGE – Friday the staff and administration of Red Cliffs Health and Rehab doused themselves with ice water for the trending ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In addition to soaking themselves, Red Cliffs will be donating $10 dollars for every staff member, family member, and client associated with Red Cliffs who completes the challenge over the next […]

Beaver County teams up with BLM and Rocky Mountain Power 

MILFORD — The small city of Milford will host an upcoming signing ceremony Monday between Beaver County, Rocky Mountain Power and the Bureau of Land Management-Cedar City Field Office.  The signing authorizes the construction of a new 138,000-volt transmission line running 25-miles on public land from Cameron to Milford. The new line will increase electric power capacity and enhance service reliability […]


ON Kilter: Where were you the day the humor died? 

OPINION – Everyone has a “where were you when …” story. A tale about where you were when an historic event happened, when someone did something amazing, or when someone died. It is human nature to regale others with these memories of ours that now retell as historic tales. When I learned from news on the Web […]


Leisure Services Department moves into new City Commons 

ST. GEORGE – The City of St. George Leisure Services Department has moved from its home of 31 years in the old Dixie Academy Building, which is now the St. George Children’s Museum at 86 S. Main St. Department administrative staff and members of the Recreation Division staff are now housed at the City Commons building, 220 […]


Traffic Advisory: Cedar City Exit 57 ramp closure, new traffic pattern 

CEDAR CITY ­— Drivers be advised that at 10 p.m., Saturday, Exit 57 on Interstate-15 leading onto Cross Hollows Road in Cedar City will be closed until 6 a.m. Monday. The Utah Department of Transportation advises motorists to plan ahead for the weekend closure, according to a press release. UDOT will close the South Cedar […]


Multiple arrests made in alleged sexual solicitation incidents 

ST. GEORGE – Four individuals were arrested Thursday in for alleged sexual solicitation and other charges as a part of a vice operation by the St. George Police Department. Arrests were made throughout the day, but were all of a part of the same operation, St. George Police Sgt. Sam Despain said Friday. Three of […]

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