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Hurricane vs. Moapa Valley, Hurricane, Utah, Sept. 4, 2015 | Photo by Dave Amodt, St. George News

Quick hits: Tigers avenge 2014 loss by edging explosive Moapa Valley 

HURRICANE — The Hurricane Tigers found themselves in a 14-6 hole early in the second half, but rallied for 11 straight points to pull of a 17-14 win over defending Nevada 1-A champion Moapa Valley Friday night at Tigers Stadium. A three-tiered rushing attack, with Kyler Blackmore, Jake Carr and Nick McDaniel, put together a […]


Football Friday: 3AA South heads into tonight’s Week 3 contests on the upswing; STGNews videocast 

ST. GEORGE — The 3AA South went 6-0 last week, with most of the games not even close. Guaranteed, the games will be closer this week as the competition is fierce for Week 3. St. George News sports editor Andy Griffin helps you prepare for tonight’s game with the Stapley Pharmacy 3AA South Preview Show. […]


Felt’s Football Facts: Intriguing match-ups as preps hit Week 3 

Felt’s Facts – Week 3 Undefeated/Winless Entering the third week of the season, 31 teams remain undefeated, but only three contests pit unbeaten Utah prep squads, all with 2-0 records: Juan Diego at Snow Canyon, Northridge at Layton and South Summit at Park City. In a game involving an unbeaten Utah team against an out-of-state […]


3AA South Monday Review: Highlights and key stats From Friday’s games; STGNews videocast 

The 3AA South went 6-0 in Week 2, with Pine View and Snow Canyon capturing road wins and the rest of the region winning at home. We’ve got highlights and key stats on this week’s version of the 3AA South Monday Review with Andy Griffin. Special thanks to producer Michael Durrant, videographer Dallas Griffin, CEC-TV […]

Desert Hills receiver Stetson Wood (2) puts a stiff arm on a Foothill defender, Desert Hills vs. Foothill Nev., Football, St. George, Utah, Aug. 28, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Saturday Breakdown: Highlights, pics and analysis of Week 2 in the 3AA South 

Well, that’s better. Opening week was not great for the 3AA South, but Week 2 was about as good as it can get for the southern Utah teams as they went a perfect 6-0, including road wins for Snow Canyon and Pine View. The Warriors and Panthers both improved to 2-0 with their away victories, […]

Union at Hurricane, Hurricane, Utah, Aug. 28, 2015 | Photo by Dave Amodt, St. George News

Quick hits: Hurricane runs past Union behind Carr’s 4 touchdowns 

HURRICANE — The Hurricane Tigers dominated many aspects of the game against Union Friday night, but never really could put away the Cougars in a 32-21 win at Tigers Stadium. Jacob Carr had four touchdowns and 158 rushing yards and Hurricane racked up 324 yards on the ground. But even with the dominance, the Tigers […]


3AA South game day preview: It could be blowout time for many games in Week 2; STGNews videocast 

ST. GEORGE — Preseason games in the prep ranks can feature a lot of close and exciting match-ups. And then there’s this week. There’s always the potential for a close game, but most of the contests in this week’s slate of preseason bouts feature mismatches. Don’t be surprised if the starters in four or five of […]

Kylee Stevens (21) fires a shot on goal, Hurricane vs. Beaver, Girls Soccer, St. George, Utah, Aug. 27, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Region 9 soccer: Late start, but Lady Tigers get big win over visiting Beavers 

HURRICANE — The afternoon started with a mix-up for the Hurricane-Beaver girls soccer game. The Beavers thought the match started an hour later than scheduled. As they got to Hurricane and exited the team bus, the coaches for both squads decided to have the JV teams take the field first and play the varsity match […]

Girls volleyball, Snow Canyon vs. Union, St. George, Utah, Aug. 27, 2015 | Photo by Dave Amodt, St. George news

Volleyball roundup: Defending champ Warriors open with home sweep 

ST. GEORGE – The initial match of Coach Alaina Parker’s final season began with a sweep of the visiting Cougars of Union High School Thursday night at The Jungle gymnasium. After suffering through some hiccups (6 service errors) and taking the first set 25-20, the Warriors had all cylinders working in the second, cruising to […]


Felt’s Facts: Utah vs. the nation in Week 2 of high school football 

Felt’s Facts – 2015 Week 2 Utah vs. The Nation Over the past several seasons, Week 2 has featured the highest concentration of games against out-of-state opponents, and 2015 is no exception. This year, there are 32 games against non-Utah teams. That’s higher than usual, but only because Monument Valley and Whitehorse play 13 of […]

The 2014 3A State Volleyball Tournament, Orem, Utah, Oct. 29, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Region 9 volleyball: Warriors look for repeat as 2015 season gets underway 

ST. GEORGE – Region 9 teams have already begun action in volleyball and again look to dominate after placing three teams in the state’s final four last year. Three teams made coaching changes. Hurricane and Cedar will be led by Nicole Koehler and Nicole Anglin, respectively, while Dixie welcomes back Stacy Leavitt, who stepped down […]


3AA South Monday Review: Highlights and key stats from Friday’s Week 1 games; STGNews videocast 

ST. GEORGE — The 3AA South had two winners Friday night, but also took four losses. Then again, it is the preseason and teams are still tweaking their schemes in anticipation of the region season, which is still nearly three weeks away. In the 3AA Monday Review, Andy Griffin gives fans stats, highlights and a peek […]


Breakdown: 3AA South takes some preseason lumps, goes 2-4 in Week 1 

The 3AA South isn’t used to losing games to anyone. But garnering a winning record against a line-up of preseason opponents that included a 5A team, four 4A teams and the reigning 3A champs was too tall a task for the southern Utah squads in Week 1. Pine View and Snow Canyon were able to […]

File photo from Hurricane at Cedar, Cedar City, Utah, Sept. 19, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Prep football: Late-game mistakes cost Tigers in Thursday loss to Skyline 

HOLLADAY, Utah — Hurricane ‘s defense played brilliantly against a big Skyline team, but a couple of costly miscues — one on special teams and one on offense — ultimately sank the Tigers boat in a 17-3 loss against the Eagles Thursday night. Hurricane scored the only points of the first half on a field […]


Felt’s Facts: Get the 4-1-1 on the new season in high school football 

Felt’s Facts – 2015 Week 1 Newcomer The 123rd season of Utah prep football welcomes the Wayne Badgers to the varsity ranks. Wayne, which opened in 1915, played a JV schedule last year, compiling a 1-8 record. The Badgers have been a traditional Class 1A fall-baseball power, winning five state championships in nine seasons, from […]

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