Energy is the cornerstone of our economy in the Uintah Basin. Roughly, 85 percent of our workforce is either directly or indirectly involved in the energy industry of the Basin. It affords Basin residents a quality of life not found elsewhere in the state.
Union's soccer team has had a rough start to the season as they have failed to score a goal during regulation play in losses to Granger, Carbon (Dinos won 3-1 shootout), Payson and Stansbury and so they were happy to end the scoreless streak on Friday afternoon.
Duchesne's brand new quarterback Wyatt Remund was nervous on the bus ride to Layton, but he was calm, cool and in control as he led DHS to a 20-10 win over Layton Christian to keep Duchesne's winning streak alive at 48 games, which is among the best in the nation.
Kaden Campbell has been awarded a full-ride scholarship to wrestle at Western Wyoming Community College (WWCC) in Rock Spring this upcoming school year. Campbell wrestled four years at Union High School.
Union High School played in a thunder and lightning Friday night show that featured Weston Horrocks bolting for five touchdowns to rally the Cougars to a wild 48 to 34 win over the Ben Lomond Scots in Roosevelt. Horrocks stormed the field with three of his five scores in the fourth quarter to put a dark cloud on Ben Lomond's hopes for victory at Union. Horrocks flooded the Scots defense with countless runs up the middle in his first start of the season.