ROOSEVELT – Construction on the new apron expansion at the Roosevelt Municipal Airport has been completed. Though the project ran a bit over the scheduled timeline, the work was completed under the city's approved budget.
Kennedy Powell, a freshman at Union, competed in her first ever 3A State Cross Country Meet and showed she was a contender as she placed third in the Girls Division with a time of 18:43.2. Finishing ahead of her were: Kashley Carter, Juab, 1st (17:54) and Alyssa Snyder, Park City, 2nd (18.23.5). Powell beat junior Mallory Hendricks of Canyon View, who placed fourth at 18:56.9.
Duchesne's girls team pocketed second place at the 1A State Cross Country Meet on Wednesday in Salt Lake City with 70 points and behind first place, Panguitch at 26 counters. Altamont was fifth at 107. Wayne was third at 72 and Monticello fourth at102.
It was a rough Thursday night for Altamont as they found themselves down 45-0 at the half to Duchesne, and a TD pass to AHS' Riley Braman wasn't enough as the Eagles soared to an impressive 51-7 win over the Longhorns for a 6-3 regular season record. Duchesne will be the No. 2 seed from the Northern Division in a first round 1A playoff match up this week vs. Kanab.
Union dug themselves in a deep 0-2 hole (UHS lost first two 25-23, 27-25), but the Cougars escaped with two straight wins 25-22, 25-21 for a 2-2 tie. At the end the Park City Miners were on top on a 15-11 triumph in the fifth game to hold on for a 3-2 win over the third place Union volleyball squad on Tuesday night in Roosevelt.