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American Legion: Sentinels take 2-0 lead in best-of-five against Price 

ST. GEORGE – The St George Sentinels swept the first two games of their five-game series against the Price American Legion squad Friday. Chris Petrosie got the win in the first contest as the Sentinels outgunned Price 12-9. “They jumped on us early,” said Sentinel manager Shane Johanson. “We were down 7-2 at one point. […]

Zion Lions vs. Davis Vipers, Football, St. George, Utah, Apr. 4, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

RMFL championship: Wasatch Revolution beats Zion Lions; STGNews highlights 

OGDEN — St. George News videographer Dallas Griffin was at the Rocky Mountain Football League championship Saturday night at Weber State in Ogden and put together this highlight reel of the action, which finished with a 30-21 Wasatch victory over the Zion Lions. Email: Twitter: @oldschoolag


Springville Red Devils beat Dixie, win the St. George Summer Classic championship 

ST. GEORGE – Springville’s American Legion team braved the heat of southern Utah and the talent of southern Utah’s baseball teams to win the St. George Summer Classic Saturday night at Bruce Hurst Field. The Red Devils beat Dixie 7-5 in the title game and finished a perfect 5-0 in the three-day tournament. Facing the […]

Lions quarterback Misi Tupe looks for an open receiver, Zion Lions vs. Utah Cobras, Football, St. George, Utah, Mar. 28, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Zion Lions meet Wasatch Revolution for RMFL championship tonight in Ogden 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN FOOTBALL LEAGUE GAME PREVIEW CAPSULE Wasatch REVolution (9-1, 9-1) at Zion Lions (11-0, 10-0) Tonight, 8 p.m., at Stewart Stadium (Weber State) in Ogden Previous Meeting: Zion 27, Wasatch 21, in their only meeting this season April 11, 2015. After a high-scoring first half, the defenses dominate the second. Misi Tupe had 314 yards […]

Dixie's Kade Christensen slides in under the tag of Cedar City's Travis Tate, Dixie vs. Cedar, Baseball, St. George, Utah, June 26, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Semifinalists set after second blazing day of St. George Summer Classic 

ST. GEORGE — The four semifinalists are set for the St. George Summer Classic after another red-hot day on the diamonds in 111-degree Dixie. With a late evening victory over Cedar City, the Dixie team clinched first place in the Liberty Division of pool play. The Flyers squad pulled out a narrow 5-4 win to […]

Tyler Johnston puts a ball in play for the Sentinels, St. George Sentinels vs. Minnesota Excelsior, Baseball, St. George, Utah, June 25, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Hot baseball this week in the St. George Summer Classic 

ST. GEORGE — The St. George Sentinels won their first game of the annual St. George Summer Classic, a tournament featuring 12 teams from Utah, California, Colorado and even a visitor from Minnesota. Most of the local schools put together teams for the tourney, including all the Region 9 teams, plus Utah teams from Springville […]


No joke: St. George man will test his motocross mettle in Slovakia 

ST. GEORGE — Skyler Howes has raced his dirt bike over, through and around every nook and cranny southern Utah’s deserts have to offer. Now he’s headed to the deep, dark forests of the Eastern European nation of Slovakia. “This is no joke,” Howes said. “I’ve ridden in the desert my whole life, but the […]

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

Kings of the road: Streaking Sentinels win Logan Legion Tourney 

LOGAN — The St. George Sentinels didn’t head into the Logan American Legion Tournament hot — but the team from southern Utah left Cache Valley as kings of the diamond after recording five straight wins against teams from around the state. The Sentinels won two games on Saturday, including a 10-3 win over southern Utah rival […]

The Lions defense swarms the Mustang ball carrier, Zion Lions vs. Idaho Mustangs, Football, St. George, Utah, June 20, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Zion Lions headed to RMFL championship after thrashing Idaho Mustangs 

ST. GEORGE – The Zion Lions used their last home playoff game to tune up for the game fans have been anticipating all season-a rematch with the Wasatch Revolution for the Rocky Mountain Football League championship. The Lions blanked the visiting Idaho Mustangs 40-0 Saturday night behind a nearly flawless first half by quarterback Misioala […]

Misi Tupe (2) takes the snap for the Lions, Zion Lions vs. Wasatch Revolution, Football, St. George, Utah, Apr. 11, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Semi-pro football: Mustangs stand in way of Lions trip to RMFL Championship game 

RMFL PLAYOFF GAME PREVIEW CAPSULE Idaho Mustangs (6-3) vs. Zion Lions (10-0) Saturday, 7 p.m.., at the Dixie Sunbowl Previous Meeting: This will be the first meeting between these two teams. IDAHO MUSTANGS (6-3) Offense: Multiple Defense: 5-3 PPG: 24.8 PAPG: 15.1 Last Game: Beat Blackfoot Anarchy 24-0 in RMFL quarterfinals last week. Players to […]

Track and field at the Utah Summer Games, Cedar City, Utah, June 19, 2015. | Photo by Shelly Griffin, St. George News

Beating the heat at the Utah Summer Games; STGNews photo gallery 

CEDAR CITY — The action was hot at the Utah Summer Games Friday and for good reason, with temperatures soaring into the high 90s. But the rising thermometer didn’t deter competitors from across the state from going for the gold in their chosen sports, including track and field, table tennis and 3-on-3 soccer. Hundreds of […]

The long drive grid at Coral Canyon Golf Course, Utah Long Drive Championships, Washington, Utah, Jun. 13, 2015 | Photo by Devin Dixon

Grip it and rip it: Tuaone outpaces Leavitt to win Utah Long Drive 

ST. GEORGE — Salt Lake City’s Ben Tuaone and St. George’s Logan Leavitt put together an epic long drive battle last weekend, with Tuaone’s 409-foot drive earning him the championship of the Utah Long Drive Competition at Coral Canyon Golf Course. “The finals were unbelievable,” said event host Devin Dixon of ESPN Radio 106.1 FM. “This […]

Tanner Wood (3) nearly pulls in a pass in the end zone for the Lions, Zion Lions vs. Brigham Sting, Foorball, St. George, Utah, June 13, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

One down, two to go in Zion Lions quest for RMFL championship 

ST. GEORGE – The Zion Lions got a ball game from the Brigham Sting, sort of. The Lions were able to overcome some early mistakes to win their opening round in the RMFL playoffs, 30-7, Saturday night at the Dixie Sunbowl. “You are not going to score a lot of points against this team (Brigham),” […]

Utah Summer Games, Raquetball, Cedar City, Utah, June 13, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Utah Summer Games: Playing for family, fun at the USG racquetball event 

CEDAR CITY — Racquetball can be a family affair, even when the family’s not around. Devin Stout, who won bronze in the men’s open and gold (with partner Darrin Heinz) in the men’s doubles open at the Utah Summer Games Saturday in Cedar City, said he always has his dad with him. “He passed when […]

Utah Summer Games, Gymnastics, Cedar City, Utah, June 13, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Utah Summer Games: Gymnasts look to the future after lighting up the Centrum 

CEDAR CITY — Gymnastics can be a stealthy sport. After all, it teaches life skills and core athletics under the awesome guise of having fun. “Gymnastics covers every physical aspect, and then mental, too,” said Coral Peak gymnastics coach Beth Julian. “It takes discipline, strength, flexibility, coordination. It’s great preparation for other sports in the […]

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