Author: Adam Metcalf

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Youth in Revolt

The wait is almost over.  The lockout has kept professional basketball off the court for over a month longer than the normal off-season does.  With training camp scheduled to start in a couple of days, and the free-agent whirl winds being unleashed on the league, the scent of basketball is in the air. Tonight the […]

Red Storm Oust Agronauts

The Red Storm made the most of their final home game of 2011, and their first conference game of the season on Monday night at Burns Arena.  After falling behind with an early 9-2 deficit to the Argonauts of Notre Dame de Namur, Dixie State eventually found their range. The Red Storm mounted an early come back […]

Ivins Veterans Home Groundbreaking

Hundreds of people showed up in Ivins Thursday afternoon despite blustering winds and chilly temperatures to show support for the groundbreaking of the new Ivins Veterans Home.  Amongst those that turned out were Senator Steve Urquhart, Representative Don Ipson, and Representative David Clark who were three crucial people involved in the state’s legislation, and influenced the veteran’s home […]

NBA Players and Owners Reach Tentative Deal

Jazz fans everywhere can take a sigh of relief. Finally.  After 149 long days, each one growing more stressful for NBA fans, it seems as though the players and owners have finally reached a deal.  It was announced Saturday that the two sides have reached a tentative agreement, and that the season will start on […]

Hurricane vs Desert Hills Post Game Interviews

The Hurricane Tigers shut out the Desert Hills Thunder 21-0. After three straight runner-up’s for the Tigers, finally getting over the hump lefts players, coaches, and fans with a feeling of jubilation and allowing them a sigh of relief.

Red Storm Sting Yellow Jackets

The Dixie State Red Storm stung the Yellow Jackets of Montana State University-Billings on Tuesday night.  Jumping out to a quick double-digit lead of 11-1 early in the first half, the Red Storm put it in cruise control and never looked back on their way to the 81-70 win.  Dixie State shot 54 percent from […]

The Good and the Bad: The Final Stand

It all comes down to this. The 2011 3A State Championship will be decided Friday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City. The 12-0 Hurricane Tigers will face a familiar foe, their Region 9 opponent, the 9-3 Desert Hills Thunder.  For the Tigers and Thunder, Friday night’s state championship is what they’ve been striving […]

Thunder Escape Redmen to Advance to State Championship

Behind a variety of weapons, the Desert Hills Thunder slipped past the Cedar Redmen 23-21 Friday night to advance to the state championship game.  The Redmen jumped out to the early lead against the Thunder when Cedar’s quarterback John Ursua broke away on a 44-yard run for the touchdown.  Desert Hills fought right back into […]

Is the Fourth Time the Charm?

The Tigers are in it again.  Thursday night Hurricane High School captured their fourth straight appearance in the 3A State Championship game. The only difference this year is that they know their opponent won’t be Juan Diego.  For the past three seasons, it has seemed as though life was on repeat for the Tigers. Each […]

St. George Offers Winter Golf Getaway

Utah’s Dixie is known for many things. The majestic red rocks of Zion, the wondrous plays of Tuacahn, and the dead heat of summer.  But what Dixie is most famous for is its lush greens during the mild winter months. Golfers from all around the West, and even from Canada make their way to St. George during […]