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TWIR9: Old school Todd Peacock was the (reluctant) face of Cedar football 

COMMENTARY — It was 1993 and I was a young sports writer with just my second newspaper job out of college. I was the Spectrum’s “Cedar sports guy,” tasked with covering Southern Utah University and Cedar High sports. I was pretty smug in those days. I had won numerous column and feature writing awards in […]

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Road to the 3AA Finals: Dixie Flyers got hot at the perfect time 

The 9-4 Dixie Flyers did not have an easy road to the 3AA state championship game, especially after a rough start to the season that saw them go 2-4. But Dixie hasn’t lost since September and hopes to capture its second title in three years Friday at 11 a.m. against Hurricane. Here’s how the Flyers got […]

Hurricane celebrates its overtime victory over Cedar, Hurricane at Cedar, Cedar City, Utah, September 19, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News

Road to the 3AA Finals: Hurricane had a streaky season in 2014 

The Hurricane Tigers had a streak-filled season, with a four-game winning streak and their current three-game winning streak sandwiched around a three-game losing streak. But Hurricane, 8-5, is definitely closing the year on the upswing. Here’s a recaqp of the season for the Tigers, including the hiring of head coach Steve Pearson: Pearson hired as […]

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All the highlights, plus great interviews and playoff previews on Region 9 Round Table 

ST. GEORGE — Region 9 Round Table is back for the 2014-2015 football and basketball season, where fans can watch highlights and interviews, check out the stats and standings and hear the latest from STGNews sports editor Andy Griffin and ESPN SportsRadio’s Devin Dixon. In association with Southern Utah LIVE, CEC-TV, ESPN SportsRadio 106.1 FM, KCSG-TV […]

Snow Canyon Half Marathon/5K, St. George UT, Nov. 1, 2014 | Photo by Leanna Bergeron, St. George News

Snow Canyon Half Marathon attracts runners from afar; STGnews Videocast, Photo Gallery 

ST. GEORGE – The clouds may have been threatening to rain Saturday morning, but that didn’t dampen the mood at the Snow Canyon Half Marathon, 5K, and Tuff Kids Races. Spirits were as high as the winds as half-marathon runners followed the 13.1 mile course that goes through Snow Canyon State Park and ends at Snow Canyon High School in St. George. […]

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Lost opportunities haunt Warriors as they fall at Bear River 

GARLAND, Utah — Snow Canyon squandered two fourth-quarter red zone attacks and found itself on the losing end of a 27-17 playoff loss at Bear River Friday night. Twice the Warriors turned the ball over on downs in the fourth quarter with a chance to pull close to the Bears. Snow Canyon ends the year 4-7 […]

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3AA South teams look for sweep as playoffs begin 

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The Snow Canyon Warriors and their fans celebrate the state championship, 2014 3A State Volleyball Tournament, Orem, Utah, Oct. 30, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News

They’re back: Snow Canyon returns to top of 3A volleyball world with win over Morgan 

OREM — Sometimes vanilla can be pretty exciting. Snow Canyon returned to the top of 3A volleyball with a five-set win over No. 1-ranked Morgan Thursday night using a combination of sharp serving and “vanilla” offense. “We really stress being fundamentally sound,” Warriors coach Alaina Parker said. “That sounds pretty vanilla, but we do vanilla […]

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

Warriors, Thunder and (surprise) Flyers advance into 3A volleyball semifinals 

OREM — With three of four semifinal teams from Region 9, no one can doubt that the balance of power is heavily in southern Utah’s favor this volleyball season. As expected, Snow Canyon and Desert Hills cruised easily into the semis, with the Warriors winning twice in straight sets and the Thunder dropping just a single […]

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Highlights, plus a look at the playoffs on this week’s Region 9 Round Table 

ST. GEORGE — Region 9 Round Table is back for the 2014-2015 football and basketball season, where fans can watch highlights and interviews, check out the stats and standings and hear the latest from STGNews sports editor Andy Griffin and ESPN SportsRadio’s Devin Dixon. In association with Southern Utah LIVE, CEC-TV, ESPN SportsRadio 106.1 FM, KCSG-TV […]

Snow Canyon defenders Shaylee Reed (left) and Jordan Gines (right) look to block Tiera Orr's spike,  Snow Canyon vs Desert Hills Volleyball, St. George, Utah, September 23, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News

State tourney begins today at UVU for Region 9’s top volleyball teams 

OREM — Snow Canyon, Desert Hills, Hurricane and Dixie all begin their postseason quest for a state volleyball championship today at Utah Valley University’s McKay Events Center. Three of those teams, the Warriors, Thunder and Tigers, have all won championships in recent years and figure to be major players as the 3A State Volleyball Tournament […]

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First-round playoff match-ups set for Friday evening 

ST. GEORGE — The match-ups are set and the times have been released for the first round the of the 3AA playoffs. Friday’s first-round games feature the No. 3 seeds hosting the No. 6 seeds and the No. 4 seeds hosting the No. 5 seeds. Here are the match-ups: 3AA First Round — Friday Park City (2-8) […]

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Flyers dominant on both sides of ball in 44-14 win over Snow Canyon 

ST. GEORGE – The Dixie Flyer defense is gelling at the right time as playoffs approach. Meeting Snow Canyon on the Warriors’ home turf, Dixie had to win to stay ahead of the Warriors in the standings. Dixie’s starting defense not only held Snow Canyon out of the end zone, but did not allow the […]

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Tonight’s Triplecast: Thunder and Tigers battle it out with region title on the line 

ST. GEORGE — St. George News and Southern Utah LIVE will live broadcast coverage of 3AA South high school football tonight at 7 p.m. as the Desert Hills Thunder visit the Hurricane Tigers at Tigers Stadium. Tonight’s broadcast will be called by ESPN Radio’s Andy Griffin and Mike McGary. In addition, the Region 9 High School Round Table, hosted by […]

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3AA South football Friday: Teams jostle for playoff positions in Week 10 season finale 

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