Author Archives: Matt Gerrish

Top of Utah prep football power rankings

1. Syracuse (9-0): The Titans capped their first outright Region 1 title with a perfect regular-season record. With a bye this week, the Titans can rest up for a long playoff run. 2. Northridge (8-1): Once again, the Knights won … Read More

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Four state soccer champions in Top of Utah?

Can the Top of Utah bring home four state soccer titles next weekend? It’s certainly possible. In all four state classifications, some of the top-ranked teams in the state have already started their playoff runs, including squads from up north. In … Read More

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Top of Utah prep football power rankings

1. Syracuse (8-0): The Titans have already locked up at least a share of the Region 1 crown, but a win over lowly Weber on Friday will give them the championship outright. 2. Northridge (7-1): Layton came dangerously close to … Read More

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Top of Utah prep football power rankings

1. Syracuse (6-0): The showdown with Northridge is set after Layton failed to slow down the Titans. Syracuse’s stout defense will finally be put to the test this week. 2. Northridge (6-0): The state’s No. 2-ranked offense put up its … Read More

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Top of Utah prep football power rankings

1. Syracuse (5-0): The Titans faced one of their toughest road games of the year and won handily, making the Darts look like a JV squad. Did I also mention they have the top ranked state 5-A defense, allowing only … Read More

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Top of Utah prep football power rankings

  1. Syracuse (4-0): The Titans forced six turnovers in their showdown with previously unbeaten Box Elder. Things get tougher now, as Region 1 play begins and Davis looms on the schedule. 2. Northridge (4-0): The Knights continue to score … Read More

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Top of Utah prep football power rankings

1. Syracuse (3-0): The Titans’ defense has been staggering, limiting opposing teams to just 4.3 points per game. 2. Northridge (3-0): The surprising Knights have scored 115 points in their first three games, second-most in the state 5-A ranks. 3. Roy … Read More

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Top of Utah prep football power rankings

1. Syracuse (2-0): Dominating wis over Desert Hills and Skyline has quarterback Brock Anderson and the Titans looking like the early favorite in Region 1. 2. Northridge (2-0): The Knights are on fire, rolling over defending 4-A champion Logan in Week … Read More

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Top of Utah prep soccer rankings

1. Weber (13-1-2): The Warriors steamrolled their competition during the final five games of the regular season, outscoring their opponents 22-1, including a 5-0 drubbing of Davis. Weber finished up a nearly flawless Region 1 campaign (9-0-1) heading into the … Read More

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Halloween nicknames in sports

Old Blood & Guts: Eddie Shore         Grim Reaper: Stu Grimson             Chucky: Jon Gruden       Ghostface: Joel Przybilla             Psycho T: Tyler Hansbrough   … Read More

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