The fall sports season officially wrapped up with a sports awards ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11, in the Grand County High School auditorium. Red Devils athletes had many achievements on which to reflect.
The Grand County High School swim team broke 14 personal records at the Cedar City Invitational on Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9. Over 14 schools with 2A-6A classifications attended the meet.
The Grand County varsity volleyball team broke even with two wins and two losses and landed in seventh place out of 19 schools that participated in the UHSAA State Championship Tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 29 and Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Utah Valley University in Orem.
The winter prep sports season began on Friday, Nov. 1 when the Grand County swim team hosted the first meet of the year at the Moab Recreation and Aquatic Center. The Red Devils faced off against Millard, North Sanpete and Logan and they performed well, including first-place finishes in backstroke for both boys and girls, and a boys win in the butterfly.
Kylah Ricks literally ran away from the pack to earn the Utah High School Cross-Country 3A State Championship Oct. 23 at Sugarhouse Park in Salt Lake City. She finished the three-mile race in 18:50 – a full minute and a half before anyone else crossed the finish line.
This story has been changed to reflect player Clynn Backus was incorrectly identified.
Evan Ellison and Kylah Ricks took first place at the 2019 Region 12 Cross Country Championship on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at Carbon Country Club Golf Course in Helper.
The Grand County varsity football team lost the final game of the regular season 0-34 to the Richfield Wildcats on Oct. 17 in Richfield.
Austin Paris Wright was named the Junior Wrestler of the Year last week at the USA Utah Wrestling Hall of Fame Banquet and Awards Night in Provo. The HMK sixth-grader’s 2018-2019 record was 241-16, with 32 championships. He was named an All-American nine times.
Derrick ‘D-Rock’ Beddoes was the guest of honor at the Red Devils senior recognition football game on Friday, Oct. 11, in Moab. For 13 years, D-Rock has been the official ball boy at various Grand County High School boys and girls sporting events.
The Grand County girls tennis team wrapped up the season at the UHSAA State Championship on Friday, Oct. 11 and Saturday, Oct. 12, at Liberty Park, in Salt Lake City.
The Grand County girls soccer team beat the South Summit Wildcats 2-0 in the first round of playoffs on Saturday, Oct. 12, in Moab. “This is about the first time in three years these ladies have made it past the first round of playoffs,” coach Austin Marques said in an interview after the game.