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Bleeding Red: Frustrating day, but gotta love Clay 

Do you remember Muhammad Ali? Floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee Kaelin Clay, Cassius Clay, almost the same Both are the greatest athletes in their game COMMENTARY — In my humble opinion, Kaelin Clay is the undisputed MVP for the Utes thus far. Three minutes into last Saturday’s game, Clay had his third […]

Dixie State University vs. Azusa Pacific, St. George, Utah, Sept. 27, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Red Storm falls to Azusa Pacific in final tuneup for conference play 

ST. GEORGE – Dixie State is getting better. Unfortunately, the end result isn’t quite showing it as the Red Storm fell to Azusa Pacific 42-23 Saturday night at Hansen Stadium. The Red Storm football team stayed with the visiting APU Cougars for most of three quarters, taking a 23-21 lead on an Alex Giordani 42-yard field […]


Tonight: Azusa Pacific at Dixie State 

GAME PREVIEW CAPSULE Azusa Pacific University at Dixie State University, today, 6 p.m. MST, Hansen Stadium Previous Meeting: Cougars 23, Red Storm 20 (Nov 9, 2013-Cougars outscore Storm 20-7 in 2nd half and win on FG with no time remaining) Overall Series Record: Cougars lead head-to-head series 6-3 Broadcast: (Audio) ESPN SportsRadio 106.1 FM; Southern […]

Desert Hills vs. Pine View, St. George, Utah, Sept. 26, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Breakdown: An in-depth look at Week 6 in 3AA South Region with highlights, photo gallery 

Desert Hills and Hurricane are the only two teams left without a region loss after Friday night’s intense action in the 3AA South Region. Both teams protected their home turfs and used a scoring run to beat their foes, with Desert Hills notching 22 straight points against Pine View and Hurricane throwing up 34 unanswered […]

Payson at Snow Canyon, St. George, Utah, Sept. 26, 2014 | Photo by Dave Amodt, St. George News

STGNews gamenight quickblast: Snow Canyon 16, Payson 6 

Snow Canyon 16, Payson 6 ST. GEORGE — The visiting Lions won in most of the statistical categories in this game — except the most important one, total points. Payson out-gained Snow Canyon 257-128 and had 21 first downs to just nine for the Warriors. But PHS also turned the ball over six times on four […]

Dixie at Hurricane, Hurricane, Utah, Sept. 26, 2014 | Photo by Dave Amodt, St. George News

STGNews gamenight quickblast: Hurricane 34, Dixie 14 

Hurricane 34, Dixie 14 HURRICANE – The host Tigers scored 34 consecutive points to put any favorable outcome out of reach for the visiting Dixie Flyers. After Dixie quarterback Jaden Harrison found Bret Barben on a 20-yard strike to put the Flyers up 7-0, Hurricane scored five consecutive touchdowns to close out the first half, […]

Desert Hills vs. Pine View, St. George, Utah, Sept. 26, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

STGNews gamenight quickblast: Desert Hills 35, Pine View 21 

Desert Hills 35, Pine View 21 ST. GEORGE — Nick Warmsley threw a pair of touchdown passes and Desert Hills forced five Pine View turnovers as the Thunder rolled to the victory. Pine View led 21-13 midway through the third quarter after a Kody Wilstead to Blake Ence 36-yard TD pass. But the Panthers could generate […]


Triplecast: Watch title rematch as Desert Hills battles Pine View 

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 Pine View Panthers visit the Desert Hills Thunder at Thunder Stadium. Tonight’s broadcast will be called by STGNews sports editor and ESPN Radio’s Andy Griffin and veteran coach Rick Berry. In addition, the Region 9 High School […]


STGnews Prep Friday match-ups: Things heating up as we hit Week 6 in 3AA South 

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Desert Hills at Hurricane, Hurricane, Utah, Sept. 16, 2014 | Photo by Dave Amodt, St. George News

Region 9 roundup: D-Hills tops Snow Canyon in soccer stunner 

SOCCER ST. GEORGE — The Desert Hills defense shut down Snow Canyon Thursday night with Kaley Brooksby picking up the shutout in a 2-0 upset at Thunder Stadium. SC, coming into the game in first place in Region 9 and averaging better than two goals a game, couldn’t find the back of the net and […]


Blue Blood: Good win over UVA, but Cougs have work to do on bye week 

COMMENTARY — Last week BYU made another positive step in the right direction by beating Virginia 41-33 in Provo. Every win against a credible program moving forward will make a difference in BYU being considered a power 5 program that’s not in a power 5 conference. With this being one of the bigger goals set […]


Region 9 Round Table: Interviews, all the highlights from Week 5 right here 

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 […]


TWIR9: ‘Game of the year’ finally here, but DH and PV will likely meet again 

COMMENTARY — As a member of the media, I am definitely part of the hype machine, whether I like it or not. And ever since our Region 9 Media Day back in August, us media types have been anticipating Friday, Sept. 26, as the day the two best teams in the region square off for […]

Pine View vs Snow Canyon Soccer, St. George, Utah, September 23, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Region 9 soccer: Golden goal lifts Warriors over Pine View in OT 

ST. GEORGE — It was supposed to be an easy home win against a lower-tier team for Snow Canyon  Tuesday night against Pine View. Instead, it was a defensive war with the Warriors gutting out a 1-0 overtime victory on a golden goal from Addie Smith. Regardless of the way it was accomplished, Snow Canyon […]


Region 9 volleyball: Key road win puts Snow Canyon in driver’s seat 

ST. GEORGE — If Alexsa “Crash” Parker is this good when she’s sick, pity her opponents when she gets better. The 5-foot-9 Snow Canyon junior had 22 kills and 24 digs in leading the Warriors to a four-game road win over Desert Hills Tuesday night. Every time the Thunder made a run, it seemed as […]

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