Local powerlifter Leah Stamp competing in the squat portion of the Utah Powerlifting 2019 Winter Classic held on Dec. 7 at the Ironground Gym in Murray, UT. Stamp placed first in the Woman’s 165 lb. open division competition. [Photo Courtesy of Ironground Gym]
Thursday, December 12, 2019
The Grand County High School wrestling team welcomed 13 other teams to the campus for the Red Rocks Invitational round-robin tournament on Dec. 6 and 7, where the Red Devils came away in sixth place with 184 team points.
The Grand County High School swimming team took second in the boys division and third in the girls division at the Richfield Invitational, which took place on Dec. 6 and 7, setting 25 new personal records in the process. The boys scored 342 team points, behind host Richfield's 624, while the…
The Grand County High School (GCHS) boys basketball team went 1-1 last week, beating Monticello 75-50 on Dec. 3 at home before falling to Summit Academy 67-59 in Draper on Dec. 6.
Saturday, December 07, 2019
On Tuesday, Nov. 26, the Grand County High School boys basketball team competed at Union, the girls basketball team competed at Monticello, and the swimming team competed with six other teams at Carbon.
The Grand County High School (GCHS) wrestling team begins its season hosting the Red Rocks Invitational in Moab this weekend with a larger turnout than the team has seen in the past several years.
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Grand County High School Senior Kaine Allred gets his basketball portrait taken on Nov. 19 before practice by Karisa Larsen of Karisa Larsen Photography. [Photo by Murice D. Miller / Moab Sun News]
The Grand County High School (GCHS) boys basketball team shot just 28% from the field in its season-opening game against North Sanpete on Friday, Nov. 22, falling to the Hawks 62-59 at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, home of the Utah Jazz. GCHS outperformed the Hawks in almost eve…
Thursday, November 21, 2019
The Grand County High School (GCHS) boys and girls basketball teams are set to begin their 2019-20 seasons this week as the Red Devil boys play versus North Sanpete at Vivint Smart Home Arena on Friday, Nov. 22, while the girls open play at Monticello on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
The Grand County High School swimming team had its second meet of the season on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8 and 9. Competing at the Cedar City Invitational along with schools from 2A through 6A classifications, the Red Devils collected 14 personal best times.
Thursday, November 07, 2019
Thursday, October 31, 2019
River Martucci of Moab made some eye-catching moves at the 14th Annual Moab Ho Down Mountain Bike Festival, a nonprofit fundraiser to benefit the Moab Bike Park. [Photo by Murice D. Miller / Moab Sun News]
The Grand County High School volleyball team lost to San Juan 3-0 in Blanding on Oct. 22 to end the regular season, falling to the Region 12 champion and state tourney No. 1 seed 25-21, 25-23, 25-20. The Lady Red Devils earned the No. 5 seed and a first-round bye in the UHSAA Utah State 3A V…
The Grand County High School football team gave up four passing touchdowns to the Manti Templars en route to a season-ending 35-7 loss. GCHS got the game's first points on a two-yard touchdown run from senior Bryant Troutt in the first quarter, but Manti scored 35 unanswered after that, putt…
Grand County High School junior Kylah Ricks won her second consecutive state 3A individual cross country championship, beating the entire field by more than 90 seconds. Senior Evan Ellison was less than three seconds from a title in the boys race, taking second place at the UHSAA Utah State …
Thursday, October 24, 2019
In the last mountain bike race of the season, the 16 riders of Moab Red Devils mountain bike team came second out of 20 teams in their Division Three category. Overall, 65 Utah high schools competed in Cedar City on the weekend of Oct. 18 and 19, fielding 2,078 student riders – the league’s …
Grand County High School junior Pat Pakkarato practices with the school swim team on Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Moab Recreation and Aquatic Center. Swimming season begins in late October or early November and concludes with the state championships in late February. [Photo by Murice D. Miller /…
Grand County High School’s football, volleyball and girls soccer teams were each shut out last week. The Red Devils football team lost 34-0 at Richfield in its regular season gridiron finale on Thursday, Oct. 17, while the volleyball team fell 3-0 to Carbon after a hard-fought battle. The gi…
Grand County High School senior Evan Ellison won the boys race and junior Kylah Ricks won the girls race at the Region 12 Cross Country Championships at the Carbon Country Club on Tuesday, Oct. 15, leading a group of six Red Devil state meet qualifiers.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Grand County High School (GCHS) seniors Chloe Book and Domenique Jones stand with their parents during senior recognition prior to the Lady Red Devils’ match against South Sevier on Thursday, Oct. 3. GCHS won the match in four games. [Photo by Murice D. Miller / Moab Sun News]
The Grand County High School (GCHS) volleyball team went 5-2 at the Sevier Valley Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11 and 12, going undefeated on day one before going 2-2 the following day. Meanwhile, the girls soccer team won its first-round match in the 3A tournament and the girls…
The Grand County High School (GCHS) football team defeated South Sevier 49-7 in the Red Devils' regular-season home finale on Friday, Oct. 11, as senior quarterback Bryant Troutt threw for three touchdowns and rushed for three more, while the GCHS defense kept the Rams at bay throughout the …
Thursday, October 10, 2019
GCHS seniors Chloe Book and Domenique Jones stand with their parents during senior recognition prior to the Lady Red Devils’ match against South Sevier on Thursday, Oct. 3. GCHS won the match in four games. [Photo by Murice D. Miller / Moab Sun News]
Last weekend 661 student mountain bikers from nineteen South Region high schools raced on a brand new course in Price, Utah. The Moab Red Devils were there with 19 riders, and the team won the first place trophy for points in their division. The 4.8-mile course was designed and constructed b…
Grand County High School quarterback Bryant Troutt and the rest of the GCHS offense made the most of its opportunities on Friday, Oct. 4, as the Red Devils made quick work of the Carbon Dinos in a Region 12 matchup, ending 47-6.
The Grand County High School (GCHS) cross country team ran in Provo at the Timpview Invite on Oct. 2, where a 1-2 finish by Malachi Ricks and Evan Ellison led the Red Devil boys to a fifth-place team finish. Kylah Ricks placed second in the girls race.
Thursday, October 03, 2019
Road cyclists who participated in the Moab Century Tour donated $3,010 to the cancer treatment room at the Moab Regional Hospital in September, event organizers said in a press release. The bike component company Mavic raised an additional $1,785 for the family of Olivia Blackwelder. Oliva, …
The Grand County High School (GCHS) cross country team ran a pair of meets last week, starting with the John Thornton Invitational in Blanding on Wednesday, Sept. 25, and followed by the Park City Invitational on Friday, Sept. 27.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
The Grand County High School (GCHS) volleyball, girls soccer and girls tennis teams all came up short in their homecoming matches last week. The girls soccer team was shut out 1-0 versus San Juan on Tuesday, Sept. 17, then on Thursday, Sept. 19, the volleyball team fell 3-1 to San Juan and t…
All 33 members of the Moab Red Devils mountain bike racers were winners this weekend at the National Interscholastic Cycling Association’s third race in the hills above Cedar City.
The Grand County High School (GCHS) Red Devil football team won its homecoming game, which doubled as its region opener, defeating the Emery Spartans 33-6 in Moab on Friday, Sept. 20.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Grand County High School (GCHS) cross country runners Evan Ellison and Kylah Ricks each took first in their respective races at the Red Rock Invitational at the Moab Golf Club on Wednesday, Sept. 11.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
The Grand County High School (GCHS) football team gave up a late touchdown after three shutout quarters versus South Summit in Moab on Friday, Sept. 6, falling to the Wildcats 7-6.
The Grand County High School boys golf team and girls volleyball team each had strong weeks, as the Red Devils won the Region 12 golf tourney at The Hideout in Monticello on Wednesday, Sept. 4, and the volleyball team defeated Emery 3-1 before going 2-1 at a tournament at Wayne High School.
The 32 students of Moab’s Red Devil Mountain Biking team took first place on points in Division 3 at the second NICA race of the year, held at Richfield, Utah, on Saturday September 7.
“A lot of people say that the Slickrock bike trail is what first put Moab on the map,” said Andrea Brand, who has been the director of the Sand Flats Recreation Area for 16 years.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Anna Sprout said she looked for organized group mountain bike rides when she moved to Moab three years ago. She couldn’t find any, so she began hosting group rides on her own.