Paul Hansen resigns as Sky View girls basketball head coach

Image: File photo of Paul Hansen, Sky View girls basketball head coach

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.

Bobcats send six wrestlers to state — Anderson repeats as champion

Image: Brayden Anderson in the Box Elder duels earlier this season against Box Elder’s Sorenson that he defeated in the State Championship Tournament.

Twenty Bobcat wrestlers battled in the 4A Northern Divisional Tournament held at Box Elder High School this year, and when the night was over six advanced to the State Championship Tournament. The wrestlers that moved on battled valiantly in the tournament, and the two Anderson’s on the team placed in the top five spots. Chet Anderson qualified 5th in the 189 pound weight class, while Brayden Anderson finished on top, repeating as state champion for the second year in a row.

Battered Brayden Anderson takes first at state 4-A wrestling

Image: Brayden Anderson — Brayden Anderson sporting state championship shiner

After losing a contact, suffering head clashes that lead to cuts and bandages, and battling into sudden death overtime Sky View junior wrestler Brayden Anderson held on to win his first 4-A state championship title in the 140 pound weight class, held at Utah Valley University (UVU) in Orem one week ago.

Sky View wrestlers took 3rd at region, send 19 to division

Image: Brayden Anderson

Nineteen Sky View wrestlers are headed to Highland High School in Salt Lake City Friday and Saturday to compete in the north division tournament, just one week after the team took third in the regional tournament held at Logan High School. Having a regional and sectional tournament is a new format that gives the team an opportunity to qualify more athletes to compete in the state championship tournament that will be held next week in Orem at Utah Valley University (UVU) beginning Wednesday, February 10th and running through Friday February 12th.