22 high schoolers who will change the world

This year’s class list of Utah Valley Magazine’s 22 High School Students Who Will Change The World is making waves for all the right reasons — which is why we took roll of these scholars at Provo Beach Resort. These seniors are navigating the stormy seas of high school with a sunny perspective and a “just-keep-swimming” attitude. […]

Top 10 Utah County college football recruits

Finding elite football talent in Utah high schools used to be a little like searching for gold from the lost Rhoades mine. Athletic treasures were out there, but only local colleges knew where to strike the right vein. The recruiting landscape has completely changed over the past decade. Many schools outside of Utah have struck […]

The 2013-2014 Utah Valley Prep Sports Top 10

Selecting just 10 from all of the outstanding storylines from the 2013-2014 high school sports season is a daunting task. Here is my best effort at the top Utah Valley prep stories of the 2013-2014 high school year. Use the comments section to let me know what I missed. 1. Four Straight for Knights A 2014 state […]

Is Britain Covey’s highlight video BYU’s best ever?

I’m not usually one to follow the recruitment of BYU athletes. It’s hard to get excited about players who may not see the field for at least three years — and that’s only if they see playing time as true freshmen post mission. After Britain Covey was officially offered by the Cougars last week, his […]

Coaches poll unveils Utah Valley’s top players

It didn’t take many post-game interviews for me to realize that I see high school basketball games differently than coaches do. I wondered if it was because my seat was obstructed by students jumping up and down on the bleachers. Or maybe the coaches’ basketball vision is 20-20, and I need glasses to see what’s […]

Timpview 4A state champs again: 17 photos capture victory over East

It must have been terribly frustrating for the East High defense. Britain Covey, Timpview’s shifty and shaky quarterback, spun and twisted his way past East defenders all Friday afternoon. In the end, Timpview claimed its second-consecutive state championship by beating East High 33-28 at Rice-Eccles Stadium largely due to the efforts of Covey. The Timpview fans couldn’t get […]

Big, little impact — Covey leads Timpview to title game

Timpview quarterback Britain Covey admits with a laugh that he is 5 feet 8 ½ inches tall, but with his shoes on he’s 5’9″ even though he’s listed at 5’10” on the team roster. Why is Covey laughing about being a little guy in a sport dominated by giants? There is no place in the […]

Timpview beats up WX, will play East for state title next Friday

Behind a defense that oftentimes seemed like big brother vs little brother, Timpview handled Woods Cross 37-6 Friday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium and earned a chance to play for a state championship next Friday vs East. The stingy Timpview defense gave up less than 100 yards total offense on the night (97) and created four […]