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Brian Preece

MLB Draft Day Three Could See Many With Beehive State Ties Selected

Unlike the NBA draft, the later rounds of the Major League Baseball draft always present opportunities for clubs to strike gold.
15 hours ago
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Brian Preece

Utah Baseball’s Kai Roberts Selected By San Diego Padres In 2024 MLB Draft

A record-setting senior season as the Utah Utes' centerfielder put Kai Roberts on the Major League Baseball draft map.
20 hours ago
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Brian Preece

Former Gunnison Bulldog Janzen Keisel Becomes First Utahn Selected In 2024 MLB Draft

Three years after being the No. 1 prospect in Utah, Janzen Keisel heard his name called by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2024 MLB draft.
20 hours ago
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Brian Preece

Utah State Guard Mason Falslev Named One Of Nation’s Top Sophomores

Mason Falslev has been a Utah State fan favorite since debuting as a redshirt freshman for the MW regular season champs in November 2023. 
2 days ago
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Brian Preece

Local Prospects Prepare For The 2024 Major League Baseball Draft

The 2024 MLB Draft is fast approaching, and there is a bevy of prospects with Utah ties that could hear their names called.
3 days ago
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Former Utah Gymnast MyKayla Skinner Draws Criticism For SafeSport Comments

MyKayla Skinner Harmer is drawing criticism for comments saying the U.S. Center for SafeSport makes it difficult for coaches to do their job.
8 days ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Drew Thorpe Has Been Outstanding In Chicago White Sox Rotation

Drew Thorpe has been a bright spot amidst dark season for the Chicago White Sox since making his MLB debut on June 11.
10 days ago
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60 In 60: #48 Utah’s Kenan Johnson (Defensive Back)

The countdown is on for Hans & Scotty’s 60 in 60 2024 college football season. Utah Utes defensive back Kenan Johnson checks in at No. 49.
22 days ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Former BYU Pitcher Advances To Triple-A While Rehabbing For Philadelphia Phillies

Former BYU baseball pitcher Michael Rucker is one call from making his Philadelphia Phillies debut after a promotion to Triple-A.
22 days ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MiLB: San Francisco Giants Trade For Former Utah Tech Catcher Logan Porter

It was always going to be an uphill battle for former Utah Tech Trailblazer Logan Porter as a catcher in the Kansas City Royals system.
27 days ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MiLB: Former Fremont Star Ky Bush Earns Southern League Pitcher Of The Week

Former Fremont star and current Chicago White Sox farmhand Ky Bush has been named the Southern League Pitcher of the Week
28 days ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Former Cougar Daniel Schneemann Doing It All For Cleveland Guardians

Former BYU Cougar Daniel Schneemann has been incredibly versatile defensively and deadly with the bat since making his MLB debut on June 2.
28 days ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Former Desert Hills Pitcher Makes MLB Debut With Chicago White Sox

Former Desert Hills baseball star Drew Thorpe might have wondered when his opportunity would come following two off-season trades.
1 month ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MiLB: Former Pleasant Grove Baseball Star Suffers Scary Injury

It was a scary scene in late May when former Pleasant Grove Viking Payton Henry was struck in the head by an opponent's backswing.
1 month ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Porter Hodge Reminisces On MLB Debut

Nearly five years after he was drafted by the Chicago Cubs out of Cottonwood High, Porter Hodge is living the high life in the Cubs bullpen. 
1 month ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Hodge Delights In Debut, Dunn Returns To Milwaukee

Former Cottonwood Colt Porter Hodge had a memorable MLB debut when he finally took the mound in front of 35,000 fans at beautiful Wrigley Field.
2 months ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Porter Hodge Dazzles In Big League Debut For Chicago Cubs

Former Cottonwood HS standout pitcher Porter Hodge was one ball shy of an immaculate inning in his MLB debut.
2 months ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MiLB: Former BYU Cougar Making Triple-A Case For Big League Promotion

Daniel Schneeman is on fire at the plate this season for last-place Columbus, putting himself in position to make his MLB debut this summer.
2 months ago
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Chandler Holt

Locals In The UFL: 2024 Week Eight Recap

Multiple players with ties to the state of Utah participated in the eighth week of the 2024 United Football League season.
2 months ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Former Cottonwood Colt Set To Make MLB Debut With Chicago Cubs

Former Cottonwood Colt pitcher Porter Hodge could make his MLB debut this week after being called up by the Chicago Cubs on Friday, May 17.
2 months ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Oliver Dunn Demoted, One Utahn Stands At MLB’s Highest Level

The Milwaukee Brewers have pulled the plug on the Oliver Dunn experiment, sending Dunn down after he struck out ten times in 24 May at-bats. 
2 months ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MiLB: Former Cottonwood Hurler Porter Hodge Earns Promotion To Triple-A

After earning a spot on the Chicago Cubs' 40-man roster following 2023, former Cottonwood Colt Porter Hodge is one step away from the bigs.
2 months ago
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Brian Preece

Utah Closer Micah Ashman Has Perfect Mindset As Lockdown Bullpen Arm

Being a closer can be one of the loneliest positions in sports. On the mound with your thoughts, mana a mano against a guy with a club.
3 months ago
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Brian Preece

USU Women’s Basketball Adds Pair Of In-State Guards Under Wes Brooks

Utah State women's basketball is building a strong recruiting class and leaning on in-state talent to rebuild the program under Wes Brooks.
3 months ago