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Mother Nature slows start of Murray High School's baseball season  Murray Journal

In the midst of several rainy days, Murray High School's baseball team swept a doubleheader from Olympus to open their Region 6 season.

Murray High teacher shares his My Heart Challenge story  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

MURRAY, Utah — Keeko Georgelas, a finance & marketing teacher and athletics director at Murray High School, is one of the teachers participating in the ...

Murray High School's marching band completes football game experience  Murray Journal

Murray High School's marching band reorganized last year – after being disbanded since the 1990s – and has been busy with competitions and performances ...

Murray high schools claim one state title and two second place finishes in 2018  Murray Journal

Soccer 5: Senior Abbi Graham looks to turn her defender during the 5A state championship game at Rio Tinto Stadium. Though the Spartans finished second, ...

Mock crash teaches students 'it only takes a second to become a statistic'

In a mock car crash exercise at the high school Friday morning, first responders used the Jaws of Life to cut the roof off a grey sedan to extract a student trapped ...

Students, officials hope mock crash event leads to safer driving habits  ABC 4

MURRAY (ABC4 News) – Murray High School students participated in a mock crash event Friday.

Murray HS graduate Sidnee Lavatai becoming a star for the USU women's tennis team  Murray Journal

Murray High School graduate Sidnee Lavatai was recently honored as the Mountain West Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week, while playing as a ...

Homeless teen graduates top of his class at Murray High School

One senior at the top of his class at Murray High School has learned extra lessons in self-reliance. The 18-year-old lived on the streets for many months during ...

Murray High's girls soccer make school history with best season ever  Murray Journal

Murray High School's girls soccer team earns its first-ever post-season victories while advancing to the Class 5A State championship.

High school football: Murray Spartans 2018 preview  Deseret News

Here's an in-depth look at the Murray Spartans football team heading into the 2018 season.

Murray wrestling coach has secret weapon this season: his ninth-grade daughter  Murray Journal

Third year Murray High School wrestling head coach Theros Johnson hopes three returning state tournament qualifiers — along with his own ninth-grade ...

Optimism, refinished gymnasium big parts of Murray HS volleyball program  Murray Journal

A new look awaits the Murray High School volleyball team, following a massive overhaul of their gymnasium floor this summer.

Murray High music teacher remembered by students, principal

Murray High School music teacher Rob Wilson died from leukemia Oct. 27 and is remembered by the principal and students.

Murray HS athletic administrators want the multi-sport athlete to return  Murray Journal

Murray High School's co-athletic directors believe student athletes – and their parents – are being misled by coaches and programs touting the importance of ...

Murray High School girls soccer enters season confident with young, returning talent  Murray Journal

The Murray girls soccer team hopes to show improvement this fall, for the fifth straight year.

Murray Rotary honors outstanding alumnus, top Murray High students  Murray Journal

Murray High School's 10 top scholars, who were selected based on their grade-point average, recently were honored by the Murray Rotary Club. (Murray Rotary ...

Murray School District's nine employees and a volunteer receive honors  Murray Journal

Seven teachers, an employee, a volunteer and a principal of Murray School District were recognized with multiple awards.

Murray High School names new head football coach  Murray Journal

Murray High School Athletic Director Keeko Georgelas (left) and new Head Football Coach Todd Thompson look forward to the upcoming season.

Murray HS water polo player earns spot on Olympic development team  Murray Journal

Murray High School junior Riley Thompson will compete in a California water polo tournament March 15-17, as part of a prestigious Olympic development team.

World premiere of “Behind the Bookstore,” written by Murray High student, to take stage this month  Murray Journal

Murray High senior Ben Stanford directs students in a rehearsal for the world premiere of his show, “Behind the Bookstore.” (Will Saxton/Murray High School).

Veteran Murray High School boys' basketball coaches hope team will surprise rivals this season  Murray Journal

This winter, the Murray High School boys' basketball team plans to surprise some schools.

With year of celebrations, Murray School District keeps focus on student learning  Murray Journal

Through traditions and celebrations, Murray School District has kept its focus on academics as well as offering students opportunities to become involved.

Murray High School's hockey club team claims state title  Murray Journal

The Murray High School hockey club team claimed the 2017 state championship, with a 6-4 win over Park City in the title game. (Shutterspeed) ...

14 local high school teachers take on 100 day challenge  ABC 4

Learn what challenge several high school teachers have taken on for 100 days! Sponsored.

Jazz star Donovan Mitchell a surprise attendee at SLC-area hoops game  USA TODAY High School Sports

A school in the Salt Lake City area got a sweet surprise when Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell and two teammates dropped in Friday night.

New Murray Medallion incentive offered to Murray High students  Murray Journal

A new medallion program at Murray High encourages students to participate in high school opportunities.

Murray High students create fairy tale prom for two students with special needs

Murray High School will celebrate its junior prom on Saturday. During a school assembly Friday, the students jumped to their feet to applaud two unsuspecting ...

Murray High marching band to return after 25-year absence  Murray Journal

Murray High School to bring back marching band after a 25-year absence.

Murray HS cross country coaches join runners to help train and motivate  Murray Journal

Murray HS cross country runners are working hard to qualify for state.

A key injury – and foul weather – have been conspiring against the Murray High School baseball team  Murray Journal

Murray High School's baseball players are working to overcome challenges as they try to three-peat as region champions.

For more than two decades, high-level youth soccer thrives in Murray  Murray Journal

More than 20 years strong now, the recently renamed Murray Soccer Club continues to thrive.

MHS graduate Dillon Hale's dream of playing professional hockey takes big step forward  Murray Journal

Just two months after graduating from Murray High School, Dillon Hale (55) is moving to Iowa to begin what he hopes will be a career in professional hockey.

A basketball flash back in Murray  Murray Journal

Murray is home to the longest running high school alumni basketball tournament in the country.

Coming spring 2019: Murray High football field to host semi-pro football  Murray Journal

Semi-pro football is coming to Murray High School's football field, but not for nearly a year.

Murray fire crew recalls tragic stint battling California wildfires  Murray Journal

Utah firefighters (left to right: Patrick Cullen, Draper and former Murray High School Fire Cadet; Trent Christensen, Lone Peak; Eric Nish, Pleasant Grove; Steve ...

Murray High celebrates centennial milestone  Murray Journal

Murray school children celebrate Murray High School's 100-year birthday with a dance festival written especially for the celebration. (Julie Slama/City Journals) ...

Murray High student takes aim at vaping, wins Taylorsville City Council support  Murray Journal

A high school senior – and Taylorsville Youth Council Mayor – recently led the charge to strengthen the city's smoking ordinance.

Murray High drill team reaches goal of supporting other school teams, competing at state  Murray Journal

Murray High School drill team advanced to state semifinals with a third-place regional finish.

Murray High School club hockey team honors fallen comrade, works to defend state title  Murray Journal

It was a night of mixed emotions earlier this fall when the Murray High School club hockey team hosted a ceremony on its home ice, to remember one of the ...

Calvin Ralph Tanner | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

July 9, 1947 ~ June 5, 2019. Calvin Ralph Tanner, 71, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at his home. He was born July 9, 1947, in Murray, Utah to Jared ...

New dad, NBA prospect and Murray High graduate David Collette has quite a story to tell his son  Murray Journal

Seven years ago, about all prep basketball star David Collette had to worry about was not tripping on his graduation gown, as he accepted his Murray High ...

Two Murray High graduates help bring a lot of recreation choices to community  Murray Journal

The Murray Parks and Recreation Department gears up for another busy summer of activities for area residents.

Murray School District honors outstanding teacher, employee  Murray Journal

Murray School District announces 2017 teacher and employee of the year.

Three 2018 MHS graduates have earned scholarships to play college softball in Colorado and Oregon  Murray Journal

Three Murray High School softball players have earned scholarships to continue competing at the next level.

Murray High School golfers face new competition this fall  Murray Journal

New schools in their athletic region are expected to create more challenges for the Murray High School golf team this fall.

Murray District Honors Outstanding Educators, Staff, Volunteer  Murray Journal

When Mildred Horton was asked to meet with Murray High Principal John Goldhardt this past spring on a Thursday morning. She said she'd have to set up ...

Murray teen's vaccination project goes viral  Murray Journal

Murray teen Brekke Pattison's Girl Scout Gold Award project is receiving national attention for the work she had done to promote vaccine awareness.

OU’s Kyler Murray toughest challenge yet for Texas defense  Houston Chronicle

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray has been unstoppable all season. For the Texas defense, there may be no greater challenge.

Intermountain Medical Center celebrates winners of 2018 My Heart Challenge  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

Fourteen Utah high school teachers spent 100 days dedicated to improving their heart health, and two contestants were rewarded with $1000 for their efforts.

Softball community rocked by possible sexual assault of teenager at Murray softball fields  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

MURRAY, Utah – A softball community is on high alert after learning police are investigating a possible sexual assault after a high school softball game.

Murray girl rings in 2018 in Texas, trying out for a national soccer team  Murray Journal

Sophie Post (back row, seventh from right) was among 22 hearing impaired girls and women invited to try out for the United States Deaf Women's National team ...

Covington named Murray School District Superintendent; Hirase retires  Murray Journal

Hillcrest Junior High Principal Jennifer Covington will assume the duties of Murray School District superintendent July 1, after current Superintendent Steve ...

Former Murray High standout gets taste of celebrity life in North Dakota this summer  Murray Journal

Just more than a year removed from his days at Murray High School, baseball standout Drew Staley is now playing for a collegiate summer league team in North ...

'Greatest musical' to grace Murray Park stage  Murray Journal

Murray Park Amphitheater to offer “Into the Woods.”

“My Heart Challenge” proves to be a life-changing event for 14 teachers  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

Editors Note: the fundraising date has changed from November 20 to December 6. (information below) During the 100 day challenge, teachers received ...

Murray High Career Day Gives Students Insights Into Occupations  Murray Journal

After veterinarian Jordan Hammer shared stories about caring for large animals as part of his career with the South Valley Large Animal Clinic, Murray High ...

Police: We may never know what happened in Murray Shooting

MURRAY, Utah -- Two teenagers are dead after a shooting in Murray Saturday. The shooting happened at approximately 7:30 p.m. at a home at 859 W.

Murray High School girls tennis players stay active and improve  Murray Journal

Murray High School's new athletic region is creating more challenges for the Spartans' girls tennis team this fall.

Ice Miners take down Murray to start hockey season  The Park Record

The Park City Ice Miners hockey team started its season off on the right skate, with a 7-2 win over rival Murray on Wednesday. “It was a big win.

Murray Hosts Babe Ruth Regional Tournament  Murray Journal

On July 24, Murray hosted the 2016 Pacific Southwest 14-year-old Babe Ruth Regional Tournament where nine teams from across the region competed for ...

Utah Sports Hall of Fame launches training symposium for area coaches, administrators  Standard-Examiner

The Utah Sports Hall of Fame Foundation is launching a new training symposium entitled “For the Love of Sport” to be held Jan. 19 at Murray High School.

Fourteen Murray athletes head to track and field state finals  Murray Journal

Murray track and field athletes fight through injuries to compete.

New head coach, new schemes on offense, defense for Murray football team  Murray Journal

The Murray High School football team is already preparing for this fall under new head coach Todd Thompson.

Maple Mountain girls soccer overcomes history, beats Murray to advance in 5A playoffs  Daily Herald

Not a single member of the Maple Mountain girls soccer team was in high school when the Golden Eagles defeated Corner Canyon, 5-0, on Oct. 15, 2013.

Murray Rotary Honors Top Murray High Scholars, Teacher  Murray Journal

Ten Murray High scholars were honored at a Murray Rotary Club luncheon on May 18 for their scholastic achievement. Murray Rotary president James ...

Murray School District Gives Honors  Murrayjournal

The Murray Education Foundation's 12th annual Pinnacle awards honor excellence in educational *service* in the Murray School District.

Spartans ascending: girls basketball furnished with youth  Murray Journal

After a difficult start to the season, the young Spartans push forward with playoff aspirations.

Utah Valley women recognized for tech leadership  Daily Herald

Women are making their mark in the local tech scene, and a few were recently recognized as top talent. The Women Tech Council honored 20 businesswomen ...

Lacrosse sanctioning could mean smaller West Jordan team  West Jordan Journal

Lacrosse has been added to the list of Utah's sanctioned high school sports; Murray may reestablish teams.

Two freshmen from Murray were part of Southern Utah's best-ever 9-3 football season  Murray Journal

Two graduates from Murray high schools were part of Southern Utah University's best-ever football season.

Pickleball taking Utah, America by storm  Murray Journal

A retired Murray High School teacher is championing pickleball, one of America's fastest-growing sport.

Generation vexed: How anxiety stalks teens in Utah and across the nation  Deseret News

In Utah and across the nation, teens are struggling with record levels of anxiety. This year-long series by The Deseret News examines why teens are more ...

Bill Riley: Sunday Morning QB: Utah is Santa Clara bound

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah football program is now champions of the Pac-12 South Division. If you are a long time, or even just short time Utah football fan, ...

How one simple greenhouse in Murray is changing the lives of disabled adults

For years people have wondered 'What will happen to my child with a disability after they reach the age of 22 and can no longer attend the public school system ...

Murray Parkway Golf Course ready to roll into another busy summer season  Murray Journal

For more than 30 years, Murray City's only municipal golf course has hosted duffers in the heart of the Salt Lake Valley.

Councilman brings unique perspective on life  Deseret News

Wheelchair-bound Murray city councilman Dave Nicponski brings a *fresh* and unique perspective to public *service*.

Grading Utah schools: Top 50 highest scoring high schools  Deseret News

Utah schools received their report cards on Sept. 3 with the release of new school grades based on proficiency in language arts, mathematics and science,

Meet the new state superintendent and her charge to help 630,000 students  Deseret News

Sydnee Dickson, a former elementary school teacher, school counselor and education administrator, hopes to see more fiscal transparency and collaboration ...

Riverview Students Get Fit With Utah Jazz Program  Murray Journal

Utah Jazz dance team members lead Riverview Junior High students in a routine during the May 5 Utah JazzFit program held at their school. — Julie Slama ...

Schedule of Utah high school graduations  Deseret News

Following is a list of high school graduations around the state, including student speakers for those schools that provided them. Most numbers listed for ...

Syracuse High names Michael Knight new head football coach  Standard-Examiner

SYRACUSE — Syracuse High assistant football coach Michael Knight has been named the school's new head football coach.

Murray girls learn about their heritage while playing soccer on the U-16 Samoan national team  Murray Journal

Two Murray girls competed on the U-16 Samoan national team this summer and both hope to return in two years.

Former Utahn dies in Texas after falling ill during police academy training exercises  Salt Lake Tribune

This is an archived article that was published on in 2016, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research ...

Collette has made a successful transition to Utah  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — This is the place as far as David Collette is concerned. After beginning his collegiate career at Utah State, the former Murray High School ...

55 movies filmed in Utah: 'Dumb and Dumber,' 'The Sandlot,' and more  Deseret News

From John Ford Westerns to sci-fi thrillers, Utah has hosted a steady stream of filmmakers for more than 70 years. According to the Utah Film Commission,

Westward Expansion: Upgrades at Henley and WAHS  The Crozet Gazette

Riding the last wave of school project funding from Albemarle County's 2016 Bond Referendum are two sets of sleek and much-needed upgrades for Henley ...

Murray Spartans: Succeeding Through The Growing Pains Of Change  Murray Journal

Despite the challenges that often accompany change, the Murray football team is adjusting to a new coaching staff and capitalizing on new talent to find success ...

Murray's mayor Dan Snarr hardly looks or acts the part of a politician  Deseret News

From his 22-inch handlebar mustache to his rusting cars and cowboy poetry, Dan Snarr was a colorful and aggressive presence during 16 years as Murray's ...

Bountiful hires Tyler Hughes as new football coach  Standard-Examiner

Bountiful has a new football coach. Tyler Hughes, a former Snow College and Minot State head coach, will be the Braves' next head coach. Athletic director ...

2017 Sterling Scholar awards runners-up, Wasatch Front region  Deseret News

Here's a list of the two runners-up in each of the 14 categories for the Deseret News/KSL 2017 Sterling Scholar awards for the Wasatch Front region.

1st Pitch Dinner Recalls Coach Reagan Memories  MSU GoRacers

Coach Johnny Reagan was honored at the Murray State Baseball First Pitch Dinner.

PHOTOS: In state final, PCHS Ice Miners rise, fall  The Park Record

The Park City High School Ice Miners took on the Murray High School Spartans at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex for the state final game Wednesday ...

Utah's 2018 Sterling Scholar candidates: Wasatch Front Central area  Deseret News

See the students nominated from their respective schools in the Wasatch Front Central area.

High school baseball: 4A team-by-team region capsules  Deseret News

With the 2017 high school baseball season getting underway this week in what should be another fantastic season, the Deseret News has compiled capsules.

High school boys basketball: 4A team-by-team capsules  Deseret News

Here's a team-by-team look at what to expect in the upcoming boys basketball season in 4A.

They're telling us there's a chance: Could Utah help land Libertarian in White House?  Deseret News

Utahn Ron Nielson, campaign manager for Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson, discusses a game plan that could land Johnson in the White ...

Como Park's proud hockey history merges with Johnson  Park Bugle

For the first time in 37 years, the high school hockey season will not include a team wearing the black and gold representing the Como Park Cougars. While the ...

Do guns belong in the hands of teachers? The debate is renewed  Deseret News

A Westbrook Elementary School teacher with a concealed carry permit became an accidental victim of her own handgun, reigniting the debate in Utah over guns ...

COACH OF THE YEAR: Northridge's Erik Thompson beat the odds ... again  Standard-Examiner

LAYTON — When now-former Northridge High head football coach Erik Thompson pursued the same job at Ogden High this offseason, he was told by a ...

She's a knockout: Murray beauty queen has a passion for boxing  Deseret News

MURRAY — Mallory Rogers, Miss Murray 2012, was “pretty dang” nervous as she waited for a competition to begin. She paced around the mall, ate almonds, ...

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