SMITHFIELD – Junior guard Faimafili Laulu-Pututau had 19 points as Mountain Crest beat Sky View 48-35, Wednesday to lock up the Region 5 No. 1 seed for the state tournament.
Smithfield — Senior Casey Oliverson recorded a double-double with 17 points and 23 rebounds as the Sky View boys basketball team got revenge on Logan with a 62-53 win on Wednesday.
Smithfield, Utah — The Sky View boy’s basketball team rebounded from its loss at Logan with a win over the Bees of Box Elder High, 57-49 Thursday night. Senior Casey Oliverson scored a game-high 19 points in the win.
Logan, Utah — In a battle between Cache Valley Rivals, the Sky View boy’s basketball team fell to Logan High in a thriller, 77-75, on Tuesday. Junior Jalen Moore led all scorers with 22 points, and junior Ty Nielsen added 17, but the Bobcat’s last-second shot fell short at the buzzer.
Smithfield, Utah — The Sky View High boy’s basketball team emerged victorious over the Bonneville Lakers, 60-47, on Friday. Senior Casey Oliverson scored a team-high 17 points as the Bobcats pulled away in the second half.
Hyrum, Utah — In a clash between cross-town rivals, the Mountain Crest High girl’s basketball team pulled off the come-from-behind win over Sky View High, 57-49 on Tuesday. Senior Karlee Kartchner led all scorers with 22 points for the Mustangs in the win.
Smithfield, Utah — It was a rough night for the Sky View High girl’s basketball team as it fell to Weber High 58-42 Thursday night. Senior guard Dannika Webb led the Bobcats with nine points, but a sluggish start proved too much to overcome.
Smithfield, Utah — The Sky View High boys basketball team concluded the non-region portion of its schedule with a 62-55 victory over Idaho’s Highland High School Wednesday night. Junior Jalen Moore finished with 21 points on the night.
The Lady Bobcats played a great game against the Bountiful Brave’s. The first half was dominated with tough defense by both teams, but the Bobcats came out hard in the 3rd with a 20 to 6 quarter to blow out the game. The Lady Bobcats finished the game 56-40.
Sky View High School today named long time Lewiston resident Kimber Hall as the new Head Coach for Girls Basketball. Kimber Hall is a brother to Athletic Director Jan Hall. Kimber Hall the owner of Hall’s store in Lewiston comes from a rich sports background. Hall set and holds many records as a member of the Smithfield Blue Sox.
High school basketball season is all wrapped up, shoes are stowed, uniforms are laundered and put away waiting for next year, and all that is left to do is give out awards. Several Sky View players were honored this year for their on-court contributions.
In a shocking development after a very successful season and having devoted many years as the Sky View Girls Head Basketball Coach, Paul Hansen announced on Friday, April 8th that he was relinquishing his coaching duties. Hansen cited a difference of opinion on the direction of the program between the coaching staff and administration as a contributing factor in his decision.
The Sky View boys basketball team ended their season Thursday afternoon with a loss to Lehi — 61-50. The Bobcats had a great season, capped with 1st place in region. For a great photo gallery of yesterday’s game, visit the wonderful Photo Gallery by Craig J. Peterson on Cache Valley Daily.
OGDEN—Sky View triumphed over Salem Hills in the first round of the state tournament, 67-47 Tuesday night.The Bobcats went on 12-0 run to begin, led off by junior forward Jordan Nielson on a put-back layup during the first possession of the game. Senior forward Grayson Moore and junior point guard Riley Knowles both made 3-pointers during the run.
TAYLORSVILLE—Following Sky View High School’s victory over Snow Canyon on Thursday, Lady Bobcat coach Paul Hansen forecasted a potential semifinal matchup against Springville in the Girls 4A State Basketball Tournament at Salt Lake Community College by calling Red Devils’ star Lexi Eaton “a handful.” He used the same description after their matchup on Friday, which saw Springville end Sky View’s season in a hard-fought 53-49 victory.
TAYLORSVILLE — Count the Sky View Bobcats girls’ basketball team as a group who believes patience is a virtue, as they demonstrated that skill en route to a 57-49 victory over Snow Canyon High on Thursday in the second round of the 4A Girls’ State Basketball Tournament.
Senior Dannika Webb scored 24 points to lead Sky View’s girls’ basketball over the Woods Cross Wildcats Tuesday morning, 63-50 at Salt Lake Community College during the first round of the 4A state tournament. The Bobcats got off to a slow start, but they were able to recover and maintain the lead. “I gave her the green light and she scored,” Bobcat head coach Paul Hansen said. “She passed up a couple of 3’s after she hit her first and I told her she needed to shoot.”
The Sky View Bobcats hadn’t won a Region title in quite some time. In fact it had been seven long years since the Bobcats had claimed the title.
The Logan High Grizzlies came to play tonight and turned in a tough defensive showing. Logan put a scare into Sky View players and fans in the first half of the game building an eight point lead before Sky View fought their way back pulling within one just before half. In the second half Sky View continued to chisel away at Logan, eventually building a second half lead that they would not relinquish.
The Sky View girls basketball team staved off a third quarter comeback to run away with the senior night victory over cross-town rival Logan, 62-41.
It took three overtimes and a lot of foul shots to do it, but the Mountain Crest High School men’s basketball team returned to Smithfield and again defeated the Sky View Bobcats, 62-57. Sky View opened up the game on a 16-7 run that carried them through six minutes of the first quarter with relative ease, but Mountain Crest would not go away. The Mustangs went on a 7-2 run of their own at the end of the first quarter to pull within five.
SMITHFIELD — The Sky View girls fell in close game to first place region rival Mountain Crest Tuesday night, 58-52. Junior guard Dannika Webb led all scorers with 16 points and three 3-pointers in the loss followed by fellow guard Maury Beorchia and forward Maddie Day with nine points each.
SMITHFIELD—The Region 5 race for the regular season title couldn’t get much tighter. Headed into Friday’s game, the Sky View Bobcats held a three-way tie with Box Elder and Ogden for first place. The Bobcats could control at least a part of their destiny, and they did in a positive way as they defeated the Ogden Tigers, 55-39 at Bobcat Gymnasium.
The Lady Cat’s were pretty in pink tonight when they took the floor in honor of cancer awareness night. The entire team got a chance to see some floor time as Sky View spent four quarters systematically dismantling the Tigers from Ogden.
The crowd was loud and neither team would roll over and die Friday night when the Sky View Bobcat men’s basketball team (10-4, 6-2 Region) traveled to Logan to face their valley rival Grizzlies (5-9, 3-5 Region). The Bobcats held off Grizzly attacks in the third and fourth quarters to pick up a victory in Grizzly territory.
Sky View junior Whitney Alvey came off the bench and hit 3 three-pointers in the second quarter in her team’s win over region rival Logan on Thursday night, 58-44.
Sky View used post play and shooting to come up with a win Wednesday night over Bonneville, 67-49. Bobcat junior center Casey Oliverson scored the first six points of the game and finished the first quarter with 12.
The Bonneville Lakers swiped a close win from the Lady Bobcats Tuesday night, 47-50. The game was deadlocked during all four quarters. Sky View’s largest lead was 9, which came in the second quarter when the Lady Bobcats went on a 8-0 run to go up 25-16. Bonneville promptly answered back with an 11-0 run of their own to go up 25-27 as the half ended.
The Sky View Men’s Basketball team rode the strong inside presences of Junior Casey Oliverson and Seniors Jordan Nielsen and Don Corbell to a 50-40 road win in a very lively Mountain Crest Gym on Friday, January 21.
After a rough start to Region-5 play, the Sky View boys basketball team had a chance to even their record Friday night, as they hosted the Box Elder Bees. Junior center Casey Oliverson played huge for the Bobcats, as he finished with 16 rebounds and 16 points, including the game winning free-throw to give the Sky View the 45-44 victory over the Bees at Bobcat Gym.
The Lady Bobcats held Box Elder scoreless through the first quarter and coasted to the region win 57-44 Thursday night. After one, Sky View was up 18-0. The first points the Bees were able to put on the board came seconds into the second quarter as senior forward Kaylee Walker hit a trey to get her team going.
The Sky View boys used their size and shooting to get the rivalry win over Logan Wednesday night, 57-39. Junior guard Riley Knowles got the Bobcats off to a hot start, hitting back-to-back three pointers to score the first six points of the game, something head coach Kevin Anderson said is good for his team.
Junior guard Dannika Webb dropped 20 points and Sophomore forward Maddie Day added 11 points as the Sky View Bobcats soundly defeated the Logan Grizzlies, 66-47 at Logan Gym Tuesday night. With the win, Sky View improves to 6-5 (4-1 Region 5), while the Grizzlies drop to 7-3 (2-3 Region 5) with the loss.
Sky View played before a near capacity crowd Wednesday night and went down swinging but came up one point and a couple seconds short of pulling off a victory. It was just not to be as Mountain Crest came out on top 49-48.
The Lady Cats started out strong against the Mountain Crest Mustangs, Wednesday night keeping the score close through the first half, but were unable to reign in the Mustangs in the second half, losing a good battle to Mountain Crest 65-53.
The Sky View Bobcats needed to bounce back in a big way after a disappointing 54-52 loss at Highland, Idaho before Christmas break. Sophomore guard Ty Nielsen, who had been averaging five points a game, came off the bench to score 12 points and swipe three steals to lead the Bobcats over the Morgan Trojans, 57-38.
The Lady Bobcats outlasted a third quarter comeback by Box Elder Thursday night, winning by a score of 60-47. Junior guard Dannicka Webb had 5 points in the first quarter to get Sky View started with a 17-6 lead. Bobcat leading scorer Tara Goldman said her team worked hard to get that lead.
Just seconds after the Bobcats won the tipoff, senior guard Grayson Moore found junior center Casey Oliverson in an alley-oop dunk for the first score of the game. The play set the tone for how dominant Sky View’s post players would be in the 60-39 win over Pine View Friday night.
The Skyview High men’s basketball team never led the Warriors of Snow Canyon High Thursday night, losing their first basketball game of the year by a four-point margin, 50-46.
Maybe losing four seniors from last year’s winning team hurt the Lady Bobcats, but after Thursday’s 18-point victory over Woods Cross (61-43) — maybe not.
The Sky View Bobcat Girls and Boys Teams opened up their season with the annual Blue and White Scrimmage on Friday, November 19th. Those games gave the parents and local fans a chance to see both teams in action. The coaches of both teams also got a chance to see their teams in action, and evaluate their progress heading in to regular season match ups that began this week. Between games the fans were treated to several dances put on by groups of young girls that attended the Cheer Camp this year.
Starting this September three Lady Bobcats from Sky View will become Rattlers in Colorado. Friday afternoon Aubry Boehme, Taylor Rock, and Nicole Hansen signed letters of intent — and received full-ride scholarships — to attend Otero Junior College in LaJunta, Colorado. “They will only be responsible for books,” said Taylor Wagner, head coach of the women’s basketball team.
Metro State College of Denver, Colorado sent a press release about their three new basketball players including Sky View’s very own, Amy Andrus. They had a few nice things to say about Andrus that would be fun to share with you.
Amy Andrus, a senior at Sky View High School, signed her national letter of intent for Metropolitan State College of Denver. Andrus has accepted a full ride scholarship and is excited to be playing in Denver for the next four years.
The Herald Journal has named their all-star team for high school girls basketball and Amy Andrus is at the top of the list.
Amy Andrus was picked by the Region 5 coaches as the Most Valuable Player for 2009-2010. Nicole Hansen and Aubry Boehme were also voted for the all-region first team. Amy, Nicole and Aubry also made the Deseret News and the Salt Lake Tribune’s all-state teams.
The Sky View High School Bobcats Boys Basketball Team hit the end of their 4A State Playoff journey, as they lost to the Timpview T-Birds, 59-48 at the Dee Events Center in Odgen on Thursday evening. The Bobcats kept things close through two quarters, but the T-Birds exploded in the third quarter, outscoring the Bobcats 17-6. Sky View struggled offensively as well in the fourth quarter and was never able to make up the deficit.
After two straight years of losing in the first game to the would-be 4A State Champion, the Sky View Boys Basketball Team broke through, defeating the heavily favored Olympus Titans who were ranked No. 7 in the state by Deseret News, 46-41 in Smithfield Tuesday night. It was a team effort for the Bobcats, as not a single player reached double-digit point totals. The Bobcat defense was key, as they stopped a Titans team that was averaging about 60 points each outing heading into tonight’s contest.
The Sky View Lady Bobcats found the end of their tournament run Thursday afternoon, losing to the Snow Canyon Warriors, 59-52. The heavily favored Bobcats found themselves down, 20-8 after one quarter of action and never found their way back on top. Senior guard Nicole Hansen hit three 3-pointers in the first half and Lady Bobcats crawled back within eight points, and the Lady Bobcats trailed, 31-23 at halftime.
The Sky View Bobcats lost somewhat of a meaningless game Wednesday against the Box Elder Bees, 54-47. The Bobcats (16-5, 11-4) didn’t have much to play for, with the exception of pride, and struggled all night to find an offensive rhythm. Free-throws were the difference make of the game, as Box Elder (12-9, 8-7) hit 22-of-29 and Sky View only managed 9-of-14 from the charity stripe.