Wrestlers duke it out during day one of the UHSAA 5A/6A State Wrestling Championship Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at the UCCU Center in Orem.
Box Elder senior Brock Hardy will attempt to win his fourth state title, while Layton and Viewmont target team championships.
Drills teams compete during the UHSAA 2018 5A/6A State Drill Championships Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at the UCCU Center in Orem.
This week’s topics: Ogden School District starts talking bond options early, opposition to North Ogden amphitheater, UTA supports a big decision and a Box Elder senior basketball star Max Watson.
Box Elder’s Max Watson practices, then practices some more, all the while with several motivations fueling him.
And the games begin Friday. Box Elder, Bountiful, Roy, Viewmont and Woods Cross will all battle for eight games to make the playoffs and win the Region 5 boys basketball crown.
Josie Williams scored her first basket five seconds after the opening tip. Then the Box Elder defense did all it could to make sure the Utah Valley-bound center stayed off the glass as much as possible.
“They realize it’s not a sporting event that’s most important,” Bear River athletic director Van Park said.