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  • While most of us were off enjoying the fantastic fall weather that was enjoyed state wide over UEA weekend, the Morgan High School Lady Trojan freshman volleyball team were hard at work playing for a tournament championship in the Bulldog Classic in  Provo. The Classic was a chance for the team to show how far they’ve come this year, playing some strong freshman squads from around the state. Teams from Provo, Skyview, North Summit,  Juan Diego, and Judge Memorial participated. 

  • If you happen to be a lover of Morgan High School, parades, volleyball and the color pink, then Oct. 3 is your lucky day. The Morgan Lady Trojan volley ball team will play their fourth annual “Pink Night” match, with proceeds going towards cancer research. 

  • Morgan Storm U-11 girls team, comprised of local Morgan county players, swept first place honors in the silver division of the Wasatch Classic played in Layton/Kaysville during the Memorial day weekend.

  • Local fifth-grade girls basketball team picked up first place medals over the holidays, playing in the North Summit holiday tournament in Coalville. 

  • These Morgan Trojans sure know how to make things interesting.
    This fall, Morgan (3-1, 4-3) has been involved in a number of thrilling victories and heart-stopping defeats.

  • The Morgan Trojans moved to 2-0 in Region 11 play last Friday, dominating the Ben Lomond Scots by a score of 58-13 in Ogden.

  • It’s a huge target that’s placed firmly on the backs of the 2012 Morgan Lady Trojan Volleyball team. It comes with the territory of being the two-time defending state champs in 3A. And they wouldn’t want it any other way.

  • This game should be mandatory.
    The football coaches for the Class 3A Morgan Trojans and the Class 2A South Summit Wildcats need to get together and do whatever is necessary to make sure they play each other in football on a yearly basis because in recent years, the games haven’t lacked excitement.
    The Trojans followed up last year’s six-point overtime victory over the Wildcats at South Summit with a thrilling, down-to-the-wire 34-27 win in Morgan Friday night.
    Morgan junior defensive back Kade Carrigan’s interception on the 10-yard line with no time left on the clock preserved the Morgan win.
    “That was wild. I feel like I played in that one,” said Morgan Coach Kovi Christiansen, who appeared physically and emotionally spent after this one. “They (the Wildcats) are fantastic. I don’t know if there is another 2A team to compare with them. They are awesome.”

  • With the start of school rapidly approaching for the students here in Morgan County, one thing is certain: football season is about to begin. During this early point of the season, optimism runs high as every team in the state believes they are championship contenders. As the games begin, some teams will step up, while others will fall out of playoff contention.

  • With the completion of the high school basketball season comes the time for individual awards to be handed out. The Deseret News and the Salt Lake Tribune recently posted their All State teams, and several players from both the Morgan Trojan boys and girls squad were recognized for their successful seasons. 

  • Morgan Crush is a new girls volleyball team, made up of local 6th and 7th graders from Morgan Middle School. The team has been practicing together since early December, and playing in tournaments since the first of the year. They placed 2nd in their division in their first tournament in January, and recently received a silver medal for their play at “The Gym” in West Haven.

  • The Morgan High girls basketball team, just like the boys squad, hosted the forth place team out of Region 12 in a first round state home playoff game on Friday Feb. 17. It just happened to be the same Spanish Fork team, and the Lady Trojans were not in a very hospitable mood.  

  • The Morgan boys basketball squad ended the regular season with some mighty impressive numbers: 12-0 record in Region 11 play, 18-3 overall record, undefeated on their home court for the season, and undefeated in 2012, with their 3 defeats all coming early in the preseason in November and December. 

  • The Morgan Lady Trojans entered the State playoffs last week riding a 13 game winning streak after winning their initial first round game vs. North Sanpete by a whopping 51 points. All signs pointed to a strong run to the 3A championship, or at least getting to the championship game and letting the chips fall where they may.

  • By Bill Bateman

    There was a slight but noticeable wind blowing in Morgan County Saturday evening, and there’s a good chance it was the collective sigh of relief coming from Morgan girls basketball coach Brad Matthews and his staff.