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9 Oct 2014 (All day)

On Sept. 24, the Morgan High School volleyball team set off for an exciting trip playing the sport they love.  As in years past, MHS volleyball competed at the Beach City Invitational along with 48 other highly competitive teams from California and Arizona.  Morgan was the only team from Utah to compete in the five-day event held in sunny California- the mecca of volleyball.

2 Oct 2014 - 11:55

The Morgan Stars showed their strength and endurance at the region Special Olympics swim meet this weekend.  The competition was held at Utah State University and seven Morgan Olympians swam their hearts out.
Katie Carter, Maddie Francis, Katie Kearsley, Chiara Johnson, Matt Allen and Jackson Sommers dove right in and came out ahead of most of the competition.  

5 Sep 2014 (All day)

The Morgan High School cheerleaders would like to thank everyone who supported them in their community flag program this year. It was a great success and is so nice to see all the flags out on the various holidays. 

22 Aug 2014 (All day)

On Wednesday, July 30, the skilled and the brave took their turn at the Morgan County Fair ATV Rodeo.  This annual event drew crowds to the arena at the fairgrounds in spite of earlier rainstorms.  The skies were clear; however, after several days of rain the arena brought a whole new challenge. Now the contestants didn’t just have to beat the clock, they also had to contend with MUD! 

8 Aug 2014 (All day)

The U11 Morgan FC boys’ competition soccer team took first place at the La Roca Cup in Layton that was held July 16-19. The championship game went into overtime, but Morgan FC came away with a 3-1 win. The team is coached by Bob Grow, Brant Hayward and Jacki Cameron. Special thanks to Bryan Garay for helping train the team this summer and coming out to the final game to support the boys.

8 Aug 2014 (All day)

Jeremy Evans was welcomed to the Trojan Center with big cheers. Youth watched with wide eyes as this 6’9” Utah Jazz forward walked into the building. Evans was all smiles and gave incredibly high fives to all the mini basketball fans.

1 Aug 2014 (All day)

The 2014 fair was up and running with an early start on Saturday, July 26, with the fourth annual Morgan Valley Marathon.  Ninety-nine marathon, 252 half marathon and 86 10K runners, along with a sea of 5K runners, tested their endurance on the courses around Morgan County.  

25 Jul 2014 (All day)

If you get the chance, take a few minutes to speak with Bryan Searle, the new head coach of the Lady Trojans soccer team. 

25 Jul 2014 (All day)

Every year local youth look forward to an appearance from one of our very own Utah Jazz players.  For the second year in a row, Morgan kids will have the opportunity to meet 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Champion Jeremy Evans on Monday, Aug. 4.  

20 Jun 2014 (All day)

Now in its 11th year, Ragnar Relay Wasatch Back presented by Maverik is right around the corner with runners preparing costumes, finalizing van decorations and getting in the last of their training mileage. With more than 11,000 runners on the course this year, Ragnar Relay has provided detailed course information to minimize the impact the race will have on daily routines and commutes.

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

If your schedule is not full for the weekend, take a few minutes to support our local all star, Kade Carrigan, at the 70th annual All-Star baseball weekend.  

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

On May 19, Morgan County hosted Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit & Run local competition at the varsity baseball field.  

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

Exciting things have been happening in recent months on State Street. Several new businesses have opened their doors and others seem to have been growing without actually opening any doors.

30 May 2014 (All day)

After extensive mathematical inquiry --including some inconsequential guessing-- I deduced that only .0000000017 percent of the world’s population (the statistical equivalent of 12 people) will be spreading Christmas cheer on June 27. Wait… What? 

23 May 2014 (All day)

On Saturday, May 17, over 7,000 runners were laced up and ready to run at the Ogden Marathon.  2,500 runners lined up 26.2 miles away from Ogden’s Historic 25th Street, eight miles east of Huntsville on Highway 39.    

16 May 2014 (All day)

Morgan has a history of producing exceptional dancers.  This year Hailey Shope, daughter of Mike and Teresa Shope, was one of many who have been determined to keep that legacy alive.

16 May 2014 (All day)

As the season comes to an end for the Morgan High School Track and Field team, the athletes are gearing up for an exciting state race. State will be held this weekend on the Brigham Young University campus, allowing some of the fastest runners and premier athletes in the state to compete for the State 3A title. 

9 May 2014 (All day)

Two MHS athletes have signed scholarships to play at the collegiate level.  Kade Carrigan will play baseball at Redlands Community College in Oklahoma. 

9 May 2014 (All day)

The Trojans baseball team defeated Union 9-4 on May 6 to advance to the inter-region playoffs. Tristan Clemens scattered five hits while pitching a complete game. 

25 Apr 2014 (All day)

Have you ever thought about sharing your passion for hunting with someone else?

25 Apr 2014 (All day)

Many people heading to the Easter egg hunts on Saturday probably wondered what giant event was going on at the high school. Morgan had been preparing all week to host track and field athletes from 17 different schools in the 2014 Morgan Pocket Change Invitational. The preparation paid off in what turned out to be a very well organized, well run meet. 

25 Apr 2014 (All day)

When Caleb Bennett sets goals, he doesn’t let anything get in his way from accomplishing them and recently he checked one more dream off the list.  

18 Apr 2014 (All day)

The Wildflower Pedalfest is grateful for the support it has received from Morgan County residents the last two years and this year is fortunate to be able to give back.  It will be donating $15 dollars per registration back to the Morgan County Schools. 

18 Apr 2014 (All day)

Our little valley is known for its many outdoor, active events.  This year a new event is coming that will bring a little competitive edge to the normal marathon scene.

18 Apr 2014 (All day)

Evanston Wyoming Cowboy Days Rodeo is looking for a 2014 queen.  Cowboy Days rodeo is a PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) event held over Labor Day weekend.

18 Apr 2014 (All day)

The Morgan High School Trojans Track and Field team has suddenly become a state contender with over 100 students participating.  Many athletes are receiving great attention not only locally, but by state and nationwide colleges and universities.

18 Apr 2014 (All day)

After loading up against top 3A, 4A and 5A teams in pre-season, the Trojans varsity baseball team started region play with a 2-1 record, including a dramatic 6-5 win against last year’s region champs and baseball powerhouse Park City, on April 14.  

4 Apr 2014 (All day)

Nineteen-year-old Rachel Halverson of Morgan has earned many titles, has worn numerous crowns and sashes and on March 29 she earned one more title she has worked diligently to obtain.  

28 Mar 2014 (All day)

When Morgan High School moved from Region 11 to Region 10 beginning in the 2013-2014 school year, their local sports ticket revenues dropped almost $3,000 while tickets to region and state events more than doubled.

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Snowbasin Resort’s Discovery Pass for the 2014/2015 winter season can now be purchased online through at snowbasin.com or in person at Earl’s Lodge between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. ending on April 20.  

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

Morgan High School had five representatives to compete at this esteemed competition.  All five of them had to earn their way to the competition by placing in the top six at the state tournament the previous week.  All five of them proved they deserved to be there by placing in the top six and taking their spot on the podium.  

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

Last week the Olympic Ice Oval was the host to the Golden Sprint Challenge Track and Field Invitational. 

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

With high hopes and high confidence, the Morgan High School girls basketball team made the coveted trip to Cedar City on Feb. 27 to continue their quest for a state title. 

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

For the first time in Trojan history both the girls and the boys earned the rare opportunity to compete for the basketball championship trophy in the state tournament. In a special treat for fans, this opportunity would play out in back-to-back games. 

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

Morgan entered the first round of the state boys basketball tournament last Saturday as the number one seed, earning the privilege to play at home against the Hawks of North Sanpete, a number four seed from Region 12. The game was closer than it ever should have been even though the Morgan boys eventually pulled away from North Sanpete.

21 Feb 2014 (All day)

Morgan has had a strong legacy of outstanding wrestlers.  Throughout the last five decades, Morgan has produced its share of state champions.  One particular family has wrestling success running through their blood.  The Pentz family has earned its way onto the podium throughout generations and this last weekend, five cousins wrestled their way to the top.  

21 Feb 2014 (All day)

The Morgan High School Wrestling Team has been traveling the state since the beginning of the school year to compete with outstanding competitors.  As the season is coming to a close, it is apparent Morgan wrestlers are among the best in the state.

21 Feb 2014 (All day)

The Morgan Trojans just claimed their third region championship. It is unusual for a team to be able to make such a claim, but what is even more astonishing is this Morgan team has never lost a region game, winning 32 straight. This varsity team is the result of talent, friendship, heart and determination. 

14 Feb 2014 (All day)

Standings for week 20: First place, Eagle Rock Construction; Second place, Denice’s Home Plate; Third place, Morgan Drug; Fourth place, Valley Girls; Fifth place tie between Bell Oil and Head Over Heels.

14 Feb 2014 (All day)

Another region game, another Lady Trojan blowout.  

14 Feb 2014 (All day)

In the past week, the Morgan High School boys basketball team compiled two more wins in their march to the state tournament. 

14 Feb 2014 (All day)

The Morgan Junior High Wrestling Team has wrestled their way through a successful season and recently completed their season by competing in two prestigious tournaments.  

7 Feb 2014 (All day)

The Morgan Trojans boys’ basketball team defeated Uintah last Friday in another commanding performance. The 94-70 victory extends Morgan’s winning streak to eight games—the Trojans are yet to lose in 2014. 

7 Feb 2014 (All day)

Few teams experience history-making seasons, but the 2013-2014 Lady Trojans are deepening their legacy with each successive game. 

31 Jan 2014 (All day)

 
The Lady Trojans continued their dominant march through the season with a win over Juan Diego on Tuesday night. 

31 Jan 2014 (All day)

The U10 Morgan Valley Rapids competition soccer team won the UYSA President’s Cup in Mesquite, Nev., that was held Jan. 24-25. The team was undefeated during the tournament and came from behind to win the championship game against Utah Glory. All team members are from the Morgan Valley. The team is coached by Bob Grow and Brant Hayward. Team members include: Cohen Blackett; Robby Cameron; Wyatt Grow; Luke Fackrell; Jamin Hayward; Luke Lowe; Nixan Ordyna; Tanner Stanley; Gavin Turner; Porter Wilkins; and Jackson Winn.

31 Jan 2014 (All day)

Garren Miles told us so.  “No worries,” he said after the team’s 0-5 start.  “We have a really good team this year.”  

31 Jan 2014 (All day)

The Morgan Indoor Track and Field Club competed at its second event of the season last Friday and Saturday at Weber State University. Although the club is only in its first official year, these young Morgan athletes are proving that they warrant attention and respect even among the bigger schools in the 4A and 5A divisions.

31 Jan 2014 (All day)

Morgan gained possession of the opening tipoff and never looked back, leading the entire game.