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Pine View goalkeeper Javier Gaona (30) stops a shot by Dixie's Jose "Tauri" Morales, Dixie vs. Pine View, Soccer, St. George, Utah, Mar. 26, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Region 9 soccer: Flyers hop into first place with gritty road win at Pine View 

ST. GEORGE — In a Thursday night game that had more injury-stoppages than goals, Dixie defeated Pine View 2-1 and leapfrogged the Panthers and Snow Canyon to land in first place in Region 9. There were four injury stoppages, the longest a 29-minute delay after Dixie goalkeeper Ethan Poulton collided with a Pine View offensive […]


No. 5-ranked Dixie State softball begins new streak with sweep of Colorado Mesa 

ST. GEORGE – After losing for the first time in 24 games the No. 5 nationally-ranked Dixie State softball team swept visiting Colorado Mesa in Thursday afternoon’s doubleheader. Both games were shortened by the mercy rule as the Red Storm’s offense was at full speed, posting 11-2 and 9-0 scores. “We believe that we should […]


Red Storm Recap: Spring sports are on fire at Dixie State 

Dixie State Athletics had one of its best collective weeks this Spring. Softball pitcher Aryn Feickert pitched a perfect game. Her cohort, Michelle Duncan, remained undefeated, now sitting at 16-0. Dixie State softball now has a 29-5 record and is undefeated in the PacWest at 20-0. Golfer Kenny You collected his second trophy of the spring. The […]

Cedar vs. Desert Hills, Baseball, St. George, Utah, Mar. 24, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Region 9 baseball: Bendall’s bomb lifts Thunder; Falcons hand SC first loss 

ST. GEORGE — It’s been said that to win the region, teams must win all their home games and capture at least half of their road games. Tuesday night, the home teams owned it as Desert Hills, Canyon View and Pine View all took care of business in friendly environs. The pitching wasn’t perfect for […]

Cedar goalkeeper makes a save on a shot by Desert Hills' Kanon Heaton (26), Cedar vs. Desert Hills, Soccer, St. George, Utah, Mar. 24, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Region 9 soccer: Thunder grab first region victory; Warriors, Panthers cruise to wins 

ST. GEORGE — None of the three Region 9 games was particularly close Tuesday night, with Desert Hills and Pine View taking home victories and Snow Canyon capturing a road win. The Panthers and Warriors moved into first place with their wins, while Cedar and Hurricane continue to look for their first region victories. Here’s […]

Thunder base runner Shelby Reynolds slides safely in to second base, Desert Hills vs. Pine View, Softball, St. George, Utah, Mar. 24, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Region 9 softball: Pine View protects home field; Warriors rip Cedar 

ST. GEORGE — Pine View and Canyon View took care of business on their home fields, while Snow Canyon rebounded from its first loss to blow away Cedar on a windy day in Iron County. It was a day filled with home runs, rallies and even one walk-off hit. The turn of events left the Lady […]


TWIR9: It could be the year of the hitter in region baseball in 2015 

COMMENTARY — Could this be the year of the hitter in Region 9? For so long, it seems, there have been dominant pitchers in the region. Guys like Riley Gates, Braxton Ipson, Dylan File, Kayden Lunt and Baden Powell have dominated the hitters and shown fans some real pitching gems. And for sure, there are […]


Region 9 basketball: PV’s Wilstead, Cedar’s Morley named league MVPs 

ST. GEORGE — Kody Wilstead and Courtney Morley, who were named as Region 9 boys and girls MVPs, respectively, were both high-profile players who led their teams in scoring and rebounding. But it was the little things that made them so incredible. And it was the little things that helped the two lead their teams to […]


Bleeding Red: Postseason looking good for Sweet 16 Runnin’ Utes (Red Rocks, too) 

Utah’s teams are on a run As playful as a young pup Yes, just like the Jeffersons The Utes are moving on up COMMENTARY — The Red Rocks are back-to-back Pac-12 champs, and the Runnin’ Utes have waltzed their way into the Sweet 16 at the Big Dance. Because my mother raised a gentleman, let’s […]

Zion vs. Vegas, semi-pro football, St. George, Utah, Mar. 21, 2015 | Photo by Andy Griffin, St. George News

Sun Bowl debut a success as Zion Lions open with rout of Vegas; STGNews video postgame 

ST. GEORGE – The debut of the Zion Lions football team did not disappoint the hometown fans. In a game where the Lions dominated the visiting Vegas Hawks on both sides of the ball, Zion cruised to a 62-6 victory at the Dixie Sun Bowl. “Our defense did a magnificent job,” said Lions head coach Dale […]

File photo from St. George, Utah, June 17, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Thunder pitching sharp in doubleheader sweep of North Sanpete 

ST. GEORGE — Four pitchers climbed the mound Saturday for Desert Hills Saturday and not one of them gave up an earned run in a doubleheader sweep of 3A foe North Sanpete at Thunder Field. Desert Hills took the first game 13-3 and shutout the Hawks in the second game 3-0. In 13 innings of work, […]


RMFL football tonight: Vegas Hawks vs. Zion Lions at the Sun Bowl 

RMFL GAME PREVIEW CAPSULE Vegas Hawks (1-1) at Zion Lions (0-0, 0-0) Tonight, 7 p.m., at the Sun Bowl, St. George, UT (The game is the second of a doubleheader. In the first game, the Brigham Sting will play the Vegas Trojans.) Previous Meeting: This is the first meeting between these two teams. LIONS Head […]


Region 9 soccer: Flyers shutout Cedar, CV downs Hurricane 

Dixie edged a point ahead of idle Pine View and Canyon View got a second region win for the first time in three years in Region 9 soccer action Friday night. Ethan Poulton got his third shutout of the season in goal for the Flyers, while Jose Morales and Konner Aitken each notched a goal as […]


Flyers rally for late win against improved Tigers; STGNews videocast 

ST. GEORGE — Three nights ago, Dixie beat up Hurricane 17-3 and some fans around Region 9 rolled their eyes and figured it was going to be another long year of frustration for the Tigers. Anyone at Friday night’s rematch between the two teams saw a completely different Hurricane team and, though the Flyers won […]

Hurricane vs. Desert Hills, Softball, St. George, Utah, Mar. 19, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

D-Hills softball rebounds from big loss with blowout win vs. Hurricane 

ST. GEORGE — Tuesday afternoon Desert Hills got thrashed by Snow Canyon. Thursday afternoon, it was the Lady Thunder that did the thrashing in a 15-3 victory over Hurricane. Sophie Wilcox pitched the entire five innings of the mercy-rule shortened game and Morgynn Rosemeyer had three hits, including two doubles, in the win. It is the […]

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