Congratulations boys! What are the chances the DesNews will step up and honor
Mr. Basketball, MVP's and All State recipients at a banquet and a Jazz game as
they did for so many years? It was such a disappointment last year after so
many of them had seen older siblings and older players honored in such a special
way. I am pretty sure if the DesNews wanted to continue the tradition (and set
themselves apart once again from the other paper) they could help sponsors to
fund such an event if money was truly the issue. Don't get me wrong, DesNews
does a great job with prep sports, but it was more than disappointing that they
let that tradition fall.
Good list. Talon Shumway should be on the 1st team. Yes, he's that good.
Coaches missed the boat on this one! Brock Smith from Fremont a 5A
ÂWork-HorseÂ. Look at this guyÂs numbers: 20 (19.77) points and
10.5 rebounds per game. He had some monster rebounding games and scored well
against some talented teams. If a player is true first team material he should
have the numbers to back it up. Potential has no place here or does how well
your team finished. This is not to put anyone down, First Team All-State
selections are the best of the best and Brock Smith should have been on the
Is there a typo or am I missing something? Where is Jordan Loveridge?