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Multiple Teams · Logan High School Girls Varsity Volleyball falls to Ridgeline High School 3-1


Tuesday, October 11, 2016

6:00 PM

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Riverhawks soar in four: Ridgeline secures 3rd place in Region 11
By Shawn Harrison sports editor

MILLVILLE — With third place on the line in Region 11, the Riverhawks took a big swing to securing that spot in the volleyball standings Tuesday night.

Ridgeline and Logan squared off for the second time this season. Just when it looked like it may be another five-set thriller, the Riverhawks swooped in and finished off the Grizzlies in four, 23-25, 25-14, 25-11, 25-23. Ridgeline rallied to take the first meeting in five earlier this season.

“I don’t think I could have handled another five set match,” Ridgeline coach Katie Ormsby said. “We expected a battle back and forth with this team, and that’s exactly what it was.

“… When it was on the line, my girls stepped up. I really feel we are peaking at the perfect time going into state. I’m just glad things are clicking.”

Ormsby instructed her athletes to be aggressive and swing away. Kenedi Christiansen certainly listened. She finished with a match-best 16 kills.

“We started out a little quiet,” Christiansen said. “… This win for us was really big.”

The opening and closing sets were tight throughout. After 11 ties and eight lead changes, the Riverhawks (10-11, 5-4 region) won a long rally to begin a 4-0 surge in the late going of the fourth set.

Payton Baker was able to get a serve to crawl over the net on a serve for an ace, and the Grizzlies (5-20, 3-6) struggled to keep the ball in the play. Errors proved costly for the visitors as Ridgeline finished off the fourth and the match.

“I had all my girls show up in the first game, swinging away,” Logan coach Jenn Ioane said. “It felt normal. We just couldn’t finish the job.”

The Grizzly coach was not happy with what she saw in the second and third sets, so she went to some junior varsity players and stuck with them. They pushed the Riverhawks throughout the fourth set.

“I was trying to get some new blood, some enthusiasm,” Ioane said. “I had some underclassmen on the bench that I could see wanted to play. I’m all about that positive attitude. It was a tight game and exciting.”

Logan certainly got off to a good start. The Grizzlies were swinging away and led a good portion of the opening set. After the Riverhawks rallied to tie the set at 23-23 — thanks in a large part to four consecutive kills by Christiansen — Logan captured the set No. 1 when Shaylee Anderson and Sylvia Otrusinik hammered home finishers.

“We just made a couple of mistakes at the end of the first set,” Ormsby said. “We came out strong in the next set, got the momentum and just rolled with it. … We stayed aggressive with our swings and serving. When they did, good things happened.”

The Riverhawks used a pair of 6-0 runs to seize control of the second set. Then they got to set point with an 8-1 surge. After Logan survived four set points, Christiansen put the set away with a kill.

“We were way more consistent with our serving and passing,” Christiansen said.

Ridgeline carried the momentum into the third set and never trailed. After a hitting error by Logan began the set, Ashlee Ahlmer served up three consecutive aces, and the Riverhawks took flight. Ahlmer had six aces on the night.

The hosts finished off the third set with a 7-0 run as Christiansen had two kills and teamed up with Hayden Merritt for a block. Merritt also had one of her five kills during that stretch and finished with three blocks for the match.

Then came the wild fourth set as the Grizzlies played with a mixed lineup.

“We had planned the whole week for Sharron (Wallace) and No. 4 (Otrusinik) and when they weren’t in, our defense had to switch back,” Ormsby said. “Once they figured it out, we were fine.”

Wallace and Otrusinik led Logan with six kills each, but neither of the seniors played in the fourth set. Kjerstie Yeates had five kills.

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Multiple Teams · Logan High School Varsity Football falls to Stansbury High School 40-10


Friday, October 7, 2016

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Being a big underdog to region frontrunner Stansbury didn’t seem to bother Logan in the early going.

The Grizzlies (1-7, 1-4) scored first and held a lead through most of the first quarter thanks to a field goal by Jonny Guadarrama. However, the host Stallions (7-1, 5-0) jumped on the back of their quarterback Mitchell McIntyre and rode him to victory.

McIntyre had his hand in all six of Stansbury’s TDs. He rushed for four and passed for two.

“We missed assignments and missed tackles and couldn’t get off the field on third down,” Logan head coach Jayson Anderson told radio station 610 KVNU AM. “It’s just the little things that we need to do.”

Kaden Jones caught a long pass from Jonny Parkinson to set up Logan’s lone TD. Robbie Ballam scored from two yards out midway through the fourth. However, the Stallions answered with a 44-yard TD run by McIntyre.

“We still have a chance to make the playoffs, mathematically,” Anderson said. “We need to win the next two weeks. We have a lot to play for. We’ve just got to get better.”

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Grizzlies News · All Teams Schedule: Week of October 10 – October 16


Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Logan High School, October 10 – October 16

MONDAY

October 10, 2016

No events happening

TUESDAY

October 11, 2016

3:30 PM Girls Sophomore Volleyball
@ Ridgeline High School
SCHEDULE
4:45 PM Girls Junior Varsity Volleyball
@ Ridgeline High School
SCHEDULE
6:00 PM Girls Varsity Volleyball
@ Ridgeline High School
SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY

October 12, 2016

No events happening

THURSDAY

October 13, 2016

7:00 PM Boys Varsity Football
vs. Ridgeline High School
SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

October 14, 2016

No events happening

SATURDAY

October 15, 2016

No events happening

SUNDAY

October 16, 2016

No events happening

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Multiple Teams · Logan High School Girls Varsity Volleyball falls to Juan Diego Catholic High School 3-0


Thursday, October 6, 2016

6:00 PM

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Tough Senior Night for Grizz on volleyball court; Bobcats, Pirates win
By Shawn Harrison sports editor

It was the final home volleyball match for nine Logan seniors. The Grizzlies fought hard to try and have a successful Senior Night, but fell in three to Juan Diego. The Soaring Eagle was just a little better in finishing each set and took the win, 25-15, 25-20, 25-19.

“We are still trying to figure out how to play in pressure situations,” Logan coach Jenn Ioane said. “As a coach, I’m still learning how to do that too. We struggle a little with pressure. We’re still learning and pushing.”

Despite playing Juan Diego (11-7, 6-2 Region 11) close throughout most of the match, Logan (5-19, 3-5) never enjoyed a lead in any of the sets. The Grizzlies did tie up the score several times, but just couldn’t get over the hump.

“Knowing this was the last time we were going to play here, we still started off slow,” Logan setter Jordan Olsen said. “… We’ve been working on finishing better, but we need to push through the end and have confidence.”

The Soaring Eagle began the match with a 7-1 run. They added a 5-1 surge to take a 21-12 lead and never really was threatened in the first set.

“I talked to the girls a lot about Senior Night,” Ioane said. “They were fairly emotional during the ceremony (before the match started). You hope you can use that to build on, but not sure we did tonight. … I hate the word lethargic, but maybe we had a little of that to start.”

After the opening set, the Grizzlies played much better. There were a couple of lapses as Juan Diego went on a pair of 5-0 runs to build a 13-6 lead. But Logan battled back in the second to tie the set at 17-17.

Sharron Wallace struggled in the early going but had a pair of kills during a 7-1 run, while Shaylee Anderson also had a kill, while Olivia Sanchez served up an ace. Sanchez had two aces in the match.

Juan Diego used another 5-0 run to get some breathing room and finished off the second set with a kill by Valerie Sokolow, who had 10 finishers for the visitors. Rachyl Davis also had 10 kills for Juan Diego

In the third set, it was close throughout until the end. The Soaring Eagle used a 7-0 run to bust it open. Katie Jacox had two of her four aces during that stretch.

Logan was led by Sylvia Ostrusinik and Wallace with nine kills each. Kjerstie Yeates chipped in with seven kills and hit .500. Makayla Dahl had two blocks.

“From a right side player, Kjerstie kept us alive,” Ioane said. “I’m thrilled with my setter (Olsen), and my libero (Sanchez) passed super well. I just needed a little more oomph from my other players. Olivia served fantastic.”

This is the first year for Olsen at setter. She had been a libero in the past.

“It’s been so much different,” Olsen said. “I’ve never played setter, ever. It was really difficult, but we needed it.”

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Multiple Teams · Logan High School Girls Varsity Volleyball falls to Morgan High School 3-0


Tuesday, October 4, 2016

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Logan had some fun at Morgan, but it didn’t translate into a win.The Trojans (14-1, 6-0 Region 11) continue to roll. Morgan won in three, 25-15, 25-9, 25-19.“It really is fun playing them,” LHS coach Jenn Ioane said of the Trojans. “We are trying to learn from them. … The girls played pretty consistent in the first and battled back in the third. I’m really proud of them.”

The Grizzlies (5-18, 3-4) were led by Sharron Wallace and Sylvia Otrusinik with six and five kills, respectively. Setter Jordan Olsen also drew praise from the coach.

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Grizzlies News · All Teams Schedule: Week of October 3 – October 9


Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Logan High School, October 3 – October 9

MONDAY

October 03, 2016

No events happening

TUESDAY

October 04, 2016

3:30 PM Girls Sophomore Volleyball
@ Morgan High School
SCHEDULE
4:00 PM Girls Junior Varsity Soccer
vs. Ben Lomond High
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4:45 PM Girls Junior Varsity Volleyball
@ Morgan High School
SCHEDULE
6:00 PM Girls Varsity Volleyball
@ Morgan High School
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6:00 PM Girls Varsity Soccer
vs. Ben Lomond
SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY

October 05, 2016

No events happening

THURSDAY

October 06, 2016

3:30 PM Girls Sophomore Volleyball
vs. Juan Diego Catholic High School
SCHEDULE
4:45 PM Girls Junior Varsity Volleyball
vs. Juan Diego Catholic High School
SCHEDULE
6:00 PM Girls Varsity Volleyball
vs. Juan Diego Catholic High School
SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

October 07, 2016

3:00 PM Boys Varsity Football
@ Stansbury High School
SCHEDULE
4:00 PM Girls Junior Varsity Soccer
vs. Juan Diego High
SCHEDULE
6:00 PM Girls Varsity Soccer
vs. Juan Diego
SCHEDULE

SATURDAY

October 08, 2016

No events happening

SUNDAY

October 09, 2016

No events happening

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Multiple Teams · Logan High School Varsity Football falls to Bear River High School 42-14


Friday, September 30, 2016

7:00 PM

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Bears dominate Grizzlies in 2nd quarter
By Tyler Huskinson For The Herald Journal Oct 1, 2016 (0)

The Logan football team had defeated Bear River four consecutive times heading into Friday night’s 3AA tilt at Crimson Field

However, the Bears flexed their defensive muscles as they defeated the Grizzlies, 42-14.

“We’ve just got to do better at the get-go,” Logan head coach Jayson Anderson said. “We started out slow and when you start out slow against a good team, you’re going to have a hard time doing anything, and that’s the biggest deal.”

Neither team scored in the first quarter, and the Grizzlies (1-6, 1-3 region) blocked a Bear River (5-2, 3-1) field goal attempt. Bear River woke up in the second quarter, however, as it outscored Logan, 33-7.

Bears’ quarterback Kaygen Canfield began the scoring spree with a 12-yard pass play to wide receiver Gunner Sorenson just five seconds into the quarter.

Logan responded on the very next possession with a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. Jace Perry went the distance to tie the game at 7-7.

The Bears quickly took over and took the momentum back by scoring 26 unanswered points to finish the first half.

“I think we didn’t stay focused,” LHS wide receiver Landon Corbett said. “We celebrated but then we didn’t concentrate on the next plays, and in the blink of an eye, the score was 33-7.”

Corbett finished the evening with six receptions for 40 yards, while freshman Eric Donaldson led the Grizzlies with six receptions for 78 yards.

Bear River quarterback Kaygen Canfield found the end zone on a 15-yard scamper less than one minute after the Bears’ first touchdown. Canfield passed for two more TDs and ran for one more to round out the scoring the second half.

“We’ve just got to be better with our fundamentals and technique and eliminate bad football,” Anderson said. “If we can do that, we’ll put ourselves in better positions to win games. But right now we’ve just got to clean the fundamentals of football up.”

Logan’s lone touchdown of the second half came midway through the fourth quarter. Quarterback Jonny Parkinson found wide receiver Charlie Jensen for a 24-yard touchdown pass. Parkinson finished the night 20 of 38 for 174 yards and one touchdown.

“We could have executed plays a lot better, but they were a good defense,” Corbett said.

The Bears did most of their damage on big chunk plays, and two of their TDs came on third down plays.

“We’re not fundamentally sound right now and that’s where we’re getting beat” Anderson said. “We’re missing tackles, we’re not lining up properly, just the little fundamentals of football is where we’re off right now and we’ve got to do a better job as coaches getting our guys in the right spots and getting them ready to play on a Friday night. We’ve got to a better job.”

Frustration began to set in toward the end of the game and penalty flags began to fly.

“We’ve got to be able to keep our heads and stay cool and calm under pressure and, at the same time, we’ve got to be able to fight for each other and really go to bat for one another,” Anderson said. “It is what it is. It’s part of the game and we’ve got to clean that up for sure.”

The Grizzlies now prepare for Stansbury on the road next Friday.

“We just really need to be more disciplined and I think we can get a lot better in practices and just forget this game, and go to Stansbury,” Corbett said.

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Girls Junior Varsity Soccer, Girls Varsity Soccer · Logan High School Girls Varsity Soccer beat Morgan High School 3-1


Thursday, September 29, 2016

5:30 PM

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Grizzlies 3, Trojans 1

Logan (9-2-1, 6-0-1) picked up a win on the road against Morgan (9-3-2, 5-2-1) Thursday and created more space at the top of the Region 11 standings. With its loss, Morgan sits in second place, 1.5 games behind Logan. Whitney Lopez, Shannon Jensen and Zoe Clark all scored for the Grizzlies. Brinlee Williams had two assists. Logan next faces Bear River at home Monday.


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Multiple Teams · Logan High School Girls Varsity Volleyball beat Bear River High School 3-2


Thursday, September 29, 2016

6:00 PM

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Grizzlies hold off Bears, sweep season series in volleyball
By Taylor Emerson sports writer

Ace-for-ace, kill-for-kill, point-for-point, it was classic Bear River and Logan volleyball down the stretch in Thursday’s Region 11 matchup at Grizzly Den.

In the end, the Grizzlies were able to gut out a 3-2 victory (21-25, 26-24, 25-11, 21-25, 15-12) over the Bears, allowing Logan to sweep the season series.

“It kills me as a coach to have these stressful games,” Logan head coach Jenn Ioane said. “Sometimes I think, ‘Man, these kids are going to give me ulcers.’ But it was all desire and grit. Some people are just born with it and some people aren’t. Tonight, I had six players on that court that showed that they were born with it.”

The Bears (2-4 region play) were the first to rally, scoring four unanswered points out of the gate in the first set and finished by taking the 1-0 advantage, 25-21.

But that opening-set victory would turn out to be the Bears’ only lead of the day. From then on, Logan (5-17, 3-3) took the second and third sets, 26-24 and 25-10.

The Bears’ resilience was on full display as the visitors took the Grizzlies down to the wire in nail-biting fashion in the final game. The two teams battled back and forth, exchanging points on 10 consecutive rallies. At 5-5, the home team eked out a two-point lead, but Bear River stormed back to knot things up at 9-all.

Ultimately, it was two consecutive mistakes that cost Bear River the set, with one of them coming on match point, giving Logan the 15-12 win.

“We knew it wouldn’t be easy against these guys,” Logan senior Kierstie Yeates said. “We had it in us tonight. I have never seen our team work so hard together. I am just so proud of us tonight.”

To their credit, in playing most the match on defense, the Bears’ held their own with more than 35 digs and nine blocks. But in the eyes of Bear River head coach Alyssa Jensen, it was a case of missed opportunities for her squad.

“It’s hard to come up short like this, it always is,” Jensen said. “To keep going long and never having quite enough is frustrating, but we’re getting better.”

The biggest blow for visitors was the loss of junior Kylah Braegger as she came down from a block attempt and injured her ankle at the end of the second set.

“Seeing something like that rattles everyone,” Ioane said. “Even from across the net my players were shook. You feel awful for her and I certainly hope she is OK.”

Now having swept Bear River on the season, Logan is tied with Ridgeline for third place, just behind Juan Diego and Morgan.

Logan will travel to Morgan on Tuesday to take on the undefeated Trojans at 6 p.m.

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Multiple Teams · Logan High School Girls Varsity Volleyball beat Ben Lomond 3-0


Tuesday, September 27, 2016

6:00 PM

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Grizzlies 3, Scots 0

Logan made quick work of visiting Ben Lomond, 25-9, 25-12, 25-8 at the Recreation Center.

“We started early, and it was a quick three and out,” Logan coach Jenn Ioane. “It’s always nice to win at home.”

Logan (4-17, 2-3) was led by Kjerstie Yeates with 10 kills. The senior hit .700 for the match.

“Kjerstie Yeates had a huge night,” Ioane said. “I was thrilled with her performance.”

The Grizzlies got it done on the serving end as well. Sharron Wallace had six aces, while Avery Henderson had five.

Ben Lomond (0-14, 0-5) is still looking for its first win.

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