The Grand County High School swimming team competed in its final big meet of the regular season at the Cedar City January Invitational on Jan. 10 and 11, where the boys placed eighth and the girls 11th – both teams were second among the 3A classification schools in attendance.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
The Utah office of the Bureau of Land Management is in the planning stages of a statewide oil and gas lease sale in June. According to the sale’s BLM e-planning website, there are seven parcels located in the Green River and Canyon Country Districts being considered for lease.
The toppling of a colossal block of sandstone effectively destroyed a popular rock climbing route earlier this month. The collapse of the first section of the ‘Jah Man’ route, located on a tower called Sister Superior above Castle Valley, went unreported until this week as the rock was shrou…
Thursday, January 09, 2020
Grand County High School’s Blane Thompson faces off against the San Juan Broncos’ Jeter Perkins. Thompson triumphed in the home match for the Red Devils on Jan. 7. [Photo by Murice D. Miller / Moab Sun News]
The GCHS swimming team competed in a five-team meet at South Summit on Jan. 3, where the Red Devils won the girls division and took second in the boys division. Meanwhile, the GCHS girls basketball team won its first game of the season on the same day while the wrestling team competed at the…
Thursday, January 02, 2020
The Grand County High School swimmers competed at the Tooele Invitational on Dec. 20 and 21, gaining more experience in a large meet against large schools as the season progresses. The GCHS boys finished seventh out of 11 teams, while the girls finished 10th. Of the 10 other schools, only Mi…
The Grand County High School (GCHS) boys basketball team won two games and lost one at the Steve Hodson Cancer Classic in Cedar City Dec. 26-28, while the girls basketball team had two scheduled winter break games postponed.
Thursday, December 19, 2019
The Grand County High School (GCHS) swimming team had its final two home meets of the 2019-20 season over the weekend, competing with North Summit, South Summit and South Sevier on Friday, Dec. 13; and North Summit, South Summit and Carbon on Saturday, Dec. 14.
The Grand County High School (GCHS) boys basketball team overmatched the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers in the Devils’ Den on Thursday, Dec. 12, winning the non-region game 86-78.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
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]
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, …