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Holy bat mitigation! Utah district to spend nearly $350K to keep bats at bay

Holy mitigation, Batman! The Davis School District will spend nearly $350000 to seal gaps in Davis High School that have allowed Brazilian free-tailed bats to ...

J Rodney "Rod" Lewis | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

May 15, 1930 ~ January 22, 2019. Rod passed from mortal life at his home in the early hours of January 22, 2019, after suffering declining health over a period ...

Utah State football announces 2019 signing class  Cache Valley Daily

LOGAN, Utah – Utah State head football coach Gary Andersen announced his first signing class on Wednesday, as part of the National Signing Day. The class ...

High school football photo gallery: Davis defeats Layton 33-25  Deseret News

The Darts from Davis High defeated rival Layton Lancers 33-25 thank by the strong right leg of kicker Wil Ferrin. Ferrin made three field goals while senior ...

Former Davis High teacher Altice wants lawsuit dismissed against her and school district  Standard-Examiner

SALT LAKE CITY — A former Davis High School teacher convicted of having sexual relationships with her students asked a federal judge Friday to dismiss a ...

High school football: Davis coach Arquette has Darts aiming for big success after serious struggles  Deseret News

KAYSVILLE — To say Mitch Arquette inherited a huge challenge when he took the reins of the Davis High School football program just prior to the 2017 season ...

PHOTOS: Davis defeats Bountiful in football opener  Standard-Examiner

Davis High School defeated Bountiful High School 17-0 in their season opener football game at Davis High on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.

High school football: Davis Darts 2018 preview  Deseret News

Here's an in-depth look at the Davis Darts football team heading into the 2018 season.

Davis High School class of 2018: Names of seniors graduating this year  Standard-Examiner

The names of Davis High School class of 2018 graduates below were supplied to the Standard-Examiner by the school. This list was current as of May 16.

Standard Stars: Davis High football's Garrett Larson  Standard-Examiner

Garrett Larson. School: Davis. Grade: Senior. Nickname: "Gerb". Favorite food: Steak. Favorite TV show: "Stranger Things". Favorite movie: "Need for Speed".

Boys basketball: Davis' Jake Sampson hits nine 3s in chaotic win over Bountiful  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — Everything seemed out of sync Wednesday night at Davis High.

Davis football preview: Darts poised for turnaround in Arquette's 2nd year  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — History favors the Davis Darts. Yes, they have a very storied and illustrious history when it comes to football.

Dallin Hall lifts Fremont boys basketball to runaway win at Davis in region opener  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — After a month-and-a-half of playing games that are vital to your season but that don't necessarily matter on paper, Friday offered a reprieve in the ...

Prep Football: Davis stifles Bountiful 17-0 in opener | High School  Standard-Examiner

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the Davis player who caught a 61-yard touchdown. It was Trey Baggett, not Adam Smoot.

Prep football: Davis bounces back, outlasts Northridge for key region win  Standard-Examiner

LAYTON — It's been a tough few weeks for the Darts against the Region 1 elite.

Cross country: Davis' Lundgreen, WX's Hansen win state titles; Morgan sweeps 3A race  Standard-Examiner

SALT LAKE CITY — Ellie Lundgreen pointed to a spot on the Highland High School track near the main grandstands. She remembers it well. It's where she ...

Prep football: Fremont holds off Davis to deal Darts their 1st loss  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — Fremont sure knows how to spoil a good party, especially if you're a Davis football fan.

Graduation 2018: Times, dates for Northern Utah high school ceremonies  Standard-Examiner

Thousands of Northern Utah high school students will be graduating over the next few weeks. Wondering when your local ceremony is? We've got you covered.

Prep Basketball Roundup: Fremont girls, boys remain perfect in region play  Standard-Examiner

LAYTON — Northridge and Fremont went into the fourth quarter tied 26-26, but the Silver Wolves posted a 21-11 scoring advantage in the final frame to stay ...

High school football: Layton Lancers 2018 preview  Deseret News

Here's an in-depth look at the Layton Lancers football team heading into the 2018 season.

PHOTOS: Fremont girls soccer battles Davis | Multimedia  Standard-Examiner

Fremont battled Davis during a girls varsity soccer match Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at Fremont High School in Plain City.

High school soccer: Layton ekes out win over rival Davis in physical game  Deseret News

KAYSVILLE — In a game with crunching tackles, particularly early with Davis and Layton trying to set the tone, opportunities going forward were difficult to come ...

Davis School District, administrators request federal lawsuit over Brianne Altice be dropped  Standard-Examiner

SALT LAKE CITY — The Davis County School District and Davis High School administrators are asking a federal judge to drop a lawsuit filed against them in ...

Students, teachers say new Farmington High School brings hope and opportunities  Standard-Examiner

FARMINGTON — Lauren Bass tried out multiple times to be part of the student government at Davis High School. It never worked out.

A New School, An Old Power And A New Rivalry In Utah  MileSplit

With the opening of Farmington, just five miles south of Davis, there exists a new power clash.

Region 1 track: Weber, Davis win; Layton's Broadhead puts hurdle stumble behind her  Standard-Examiner

Editor's note: A previous version of this article failed to include the winner of the girls high jump event. The Standard-Examiner regrets the error.

Davis School District alters new high school boundary proposal  Standard-Examiner

FARMINGTON — The Davis School District's proposed high school boundary changes have been altered after much public feedback.

Steven Mitchell Adams | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

1944 ~ 2018. Steven Mitchell Adams, 74, beloved husband, grandfather great-grandfather, brother and friend was born July 11, 1944, to Joseph B. Adams and ...

Kaysville parents organizing to oppose proposed high school boundary changes

DAVIS COUNTY, Utah -- Ashley Morrison says the Davis School District's proposed boundary changes will force her two disabled children to be on a bus for ...

Davis High School class of 2017: Names of this year's graduating seniors  Standard-Examiner

The names of Davis High School's class of 2017 graduates below were supplied to the Standard-Examiner by the school. This list was current as of May 25.

Top 10 storylines heading into the 2018 Utah high school football season  Deseret News

The 2018 high school football season kicks off this week, and there are no shortage of storylines throughout the state as 104 teams vie for 16 region titles and six ...

Happy 80th Birthday!: Gary M. Hansen | Birthdays  Standard-Examiner

Gary says his life has been quite a journey. He was born not in a hospital, but in his parent's home, in Bountiful, on November 7, 1938. He was welcomed.

State baseball: Davis, Clearfield fall in quarterfinals; Viewmont eliminated  Standard-Examiner

Bingham beat Davis 10-2 in Monday's 6A state baseball quarterfinal at Utah Valley University in Orem.

Davis School District inventories properties for potential new schools  Standard-Examiner

FARMINGTON -— The Davis School District has several locations on which to build schools as it continues to grow.

Neldon E. Hamblin | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

December 4, 1933 ~ November 29, 2018. Neldon E. Hamblin, 84 (almost 85) returned to God and reunited with his sweetheart and love of his life Bonnie on ...

Former Davis basketball star Jesse Wade announces transfer to BYU  Standard-Examiner

Five weeks after former Davis High basketball standout Jesse Wade announced he was leaving Gonzaga, he announced his plans for where to play next.

High school boys soccer: 6A state tournament stacking up to be most competitive in years  Deseret News

The Herriman Mustangs will win the 6A boys soccer state championship. Or maybe this year's tourney will mimic the last, and the defending 5A champion Layton ...

James Edward (Jim) Dixon | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

January 9, 1941 ~ November 1, 2018. Our cherished and loved husband, father and grandfather passed away peacefully after battling cancer, on Thursday ...

Davis High baseball coach Dave Leo decides time is right to retire  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — Dave Leo enjoys going to Sill's Cafe in Layton in the morning for his cup of coffee. He likes to talk to, as he calls them, “those old.

David Henry Jacobs | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

March 27, 1936 ~ October 29, 2018. David Henry Jacobs passed away peacefully at home on October 29, 2018, as a result of pancreatic cancer. He was born ...

Board proposes boundaries for new Farmington High School  Deseret News

The Davis Board of Education on Tuesday unveiled the preliminary boundaries for the new Farmington High School.

2 Layton teens arrested in torching of Davis High football field  Deseret News

Two Layton High School students were arrested this week for allegedly setting Davis High School's new multimillion-dollar football field on fire.

Davis golfer Cole Ponich gains confidence ahead of Utah State Amateur Championship  Standard-Examiner

FARMINGTON — Cole Ponich saw the putt miss and a sense of relief coursed through his body — though he didn't show it.

Charles Allen McCallum | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

January 25, 1950 ~ October 3, 2018. Charles Allen McCallum, 68, died unexpectedly at his home in Syracuse, Utah, on October 3, 2018. Allen was born January ...

Davis School District releases high school boundary change proposal  Standard-Examiner

The Davis School District Board of Education is looking at new boundaries for five of the district's high schools.

2018 Fourth of July celebrations across Utah  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — The following is a list of Fourth of July celebrations throughout the state of Utah. Please note that this is not an all-inclusive list and events ...

Lawrence Edward Welling | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

December 30, 1925 ~ September 30, 2018. KAYSVILLE - Lawrence Edward Welling passed away peacefully in his Kaysville, Utah, home on Sunday, ...

Audit claims Utah schools failed to report, discipline teachers who harassed, assaulted students  Standard-Examiner

SALT LAKE CITY — The state auditor's office says a number of local education agencies in Utah failed to report misconduct complaints made at schools over the ...

Kelcey Maree Wilson | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

April 8, 1990 ~ December 19, 2018. Our loving daughter, mother, sister, granddaughter and friend received her wings on December 19, 2018, after an extended ...

Karen Ida Fisher Thornley | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

May 26, 1935 ~ November 26, 2018. Our loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Karen Ida Fisher Thornley, returned to her Heavenly Father on November 26, ...

Davis High football preview: Can Darts buy in, overcome lack of experience?  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — Davis High football coach Mitch Arquette had just finished his freshman season at the University of Utah in 2002 when Urban Meyer was named ...

Utah PGA recognizes 64 Northern Utah golfers for All-State honors  Standard-Examiner

Multiple golfers from Northern Utah high schools were recognized as All-State players by the Utah Section of the PGA.

Michael Stirland Wilson | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

January 24, 1947 ~ August 31, 2018. Michael Stirland Wilson, 71, a friend to all, left this world on August 31, 2018, after a short fight with pancreatic cancer.

Davis High hires alum and former Ute, Mitch Arquette, as head football coach  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — Mitch Arquette took a job as an assistant high school football coach at Floresville High School in Floresville, Texas last year thinking he would be ...

Davis High School parking issue spurs debate in Kaysville  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — Generally, Jana Acton has no problem with the Davis High School students who sometimes park on the street in front of her home, unable to find ...

Prep swimming: Layton's Abby Frazier pushes past illness at state championships  Standard-Examiner

BOUNTIFUL — The past two state swimming championships were synonymous with disappointment for Layton's Abby Frazier.

Layton boys start hot, then D up to defeat Davis in Region 2 battle  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — A lost little girl wandered aimlessly in front of the Davis bench late in the third quarter, without a clue of where she was Tuesday night.

John Forest Barker | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

April 8, 1929 ~ November 21, 2018. John Forest Barker returned to a heavenly home November 21, 2018, in time to celebrate Thanksgiving with loved ones.

Davis High School receives Excellence Award at VEX Robotics World Championship  KJZZ

(KUTV) -- Davis High School received the 2018 Excellence Award on Saturday at the 11th annual VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky.

Davis High's Richard Swanson appointed to lead new Farmington high school  Standard-Examiner

FARMINGTON -— Richard Swanson is going to be the principal of the Davis School District's newest high school.

Jim Hansen, who joined Congress in the 1980 Reagan landslide, dies at 86  Standard-Examiner

Former U.S. Rep. Jim Hansen, of Farmington, who rode the 1980 Reagan landslide into a 22-year congressional career, has died. He was 86.

Court: Davis schools immune from damages in Altice teacher sex suit  Standard-Examiner

Utah law provides no civil remedy against a school district that allegedly is negligent in the hiring and supervision of a teacher who has sex with students, the ...

Standard-Examiner 2018 Baseball All-Area Teams | Sports  Standard-Examiner

First Team Starters. Pitcher — Kyler Bush, Fremont, Senior; Compiled a 5-2 record and a 2.51 ERA in 39 innings with 57 strikeouts against 19 walks. Also batted ...

High school football: Davis Darts 2017 preview  Deseret News

Here's an in-depth look at the Davis Darts football team heading into the 2017 season.

Lindon's Maeser Preparatory Academy holds Utah's top spot on U.S. News school rankings for second year  Salt Lake Tribune

Karl G. Maeser Preparatory Academy, a Lindon charter school for students in grades 7 through 12, has retained its position as Utah's best high school in the ...

TeriDawn Lindsay Mounteer | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

October 5, 1957 ~ May 14, 2018. TeriDawn Lindsay Mounteer, 60, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018, at her home peacefully surrounded by loved ones after ...

Prep Football: Davis piles on 41-0 win at rival Layton  Standard-Examiner

LAYTON — Two non-region games into this football year, Davis and Layton had been nondescript in a pair of debilitating losses for each school.

GIRLS SOCCER: Syracuse rolls on with first win over Davis in program history  Standard-Examiner

SYRACUSE — Syracuse High junior Savannah Allen stopped tumbling a few years ago, but she hasn't forgotten how to do a back handspring.

High school track: 6A region championship recaps  Deseret News

Here's a recap of the four 6A region track meets this week that were scattered across the state.

Utah's 2018 Sterling Scholar candidates: Wasatch Front North area  Deseret News

See the students nominated from their respective schools in the Wasatch Front North area.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: Where to watch the Davis High marching band  Standard-Examiner

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is close at hand.

Davis School District pays $100K to settle 'drunk goggles' lawsuit  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — The Davis School District has agreed to pay a teenage girl and her family $100000 for a “drunk goggles” intoxication demonstration gone wrong.

6 lanes still planned for US 89 through Davis, Weber counties

The Utah Department of Transportation still plans a six-lane expressway along 9 miles of U.S. 89 between Farmington and I-84 in Uintah, Weber County.

Dr. John Richard Thorderson | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

December 26, 1937 ~ October 2, 2018. Dr. John Richard Thorderson, 80, passed away Tuesday evening October 2, 2018, after a lengthy illness at his home in ...

Parole hearing set for former Davis High teacher imprisoned for sex abuse  Standard-Examiner

DRAPER — A parole hearing has been scheduled for a former Davis High School teacher who admitted to having sex with three teenage boys.

Dean Webster Galbraith | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

January 3, 1922 ~ November 12, 2018. Dean Webster Galbraith, 96, passed away at his home on Monday, November 12, 2018. He was born January 3, 1922, ...

Taylorsville's Dane Leituala one of the state's most unique and prolific prep QBs ever  Deseret News

In 28 games, Leituala's 11368 yards of total offense places him No. 4 on the Beehive State's all-time prep quarterback list, and yet as he approaches his senior ...

Davis High's one-armed football player wins UHSAA honor  Standard-Examiner

SALT LAKE CITY — Matthew Beecher spent the last three years playing football at Davis High School despite missing his left arm below the elbow — a situation ...

Corbin Talley piles up titles at Davis with emphasis on teamwork, charisma  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — Corbin Talley feels like he struggled to convince his Davis High boys track and field team that it was the underdog heading into this past season's ...

High school boys basketball: Davis hires Chad Sims as new head coach  Deseret News

Davis High School has announced the hiring of Chad Sims as its new boys basketball coach. He replaces Jay Welk, who stepped down last month after 24 ...

Davis High's Ben Rigby commits to play baseball at BYU  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — Two months ago, the only scholarship offer available to Davis High's Ben Rigby was to play basketball at Weber State University.

Name, mascot, color options narrowed for new Farmington high school  Standard-Examiner

FARMINGTON -— It might be the Farmington High School Ducks or it might be the Bayside High School Eagles.

PREP BASEBALL: 2017 All-Area 1st Team | Sports  Standard-Examiner

MORE ALL-AREA BASEBALL. ALL-AREA MVP: Davis High baseball's Dom Fuller does what's needed to succeed · COACH OF THE YEAR: Roy's Travis Flint ...

North Sanpete High teacher under investigation in sexting case  Deseret News

A former science teacher at North Sanpete High School is being investigated for allegedly sexting a 16-year-old girl at the school, according to court documents.

Davis High's slick-shooting Jesse Wade is Deseret News' 2015 'Mr. Basketball'  Deseret News

Jesse Wade, a slick-shooting senior guard from Davis High School who averaged nearly 27 points per game this season, has been selected this year's Deseret ...

USA Today votes Davis High girls soccer team best in the nation for second year  Standard-Examiner

The Davis High girls soccer team has been voted the best in the nation – again.

ALL-AREA MVP: Davis High baseball's Dom Fuller does what's needed to succeed  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — Dom Fuller is the type of baseball player who will do whatever is needed to help his team.

Best graduation gifts for the Class of 2018? Money, technology, memories  Standard-Examiner

It's graduation time, and we all know what that means.

COACH OF THE YEAR: Phongsavath led Davis boys soccer back to region success  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — Not many people have the luxury of coaching back-to-back state champions, let alone one recognized as the top team for its sport in the entire ...

Northern Utah school grades come in lower overall compared to previous year  Standard-Examiner

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect Quest Academy's grade.

UDOT revises plan for US 89 reconstruction | Local News  Standard-Examiner

SOUTH WEBER — After receiving public input, the transportation department has revised its plan for a massive reconstruction of U.S. 89 through Weber and ...

Davis School District announces new administrative appointments  Deseret News

The Davis School District has announced new leadership appointments for the 2017-18 school year.

GIRLS SOCCER: DiReda's critical header sparks Davis win in 5-A quarters  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — Lindsay DiReda is no slouch when it comes to finding the back of the net, but heading in corner kicks isn't exactly her method of choice.

Northern Utah class of 2017: Names of high school seniors graduating this year  Standard-Examiner

As summer approaches, it's time for Northern Utah seniors to reflect on their time in high school, celebrate their accomplishments and look forward to what the ...

GIRLS SOCCER: Davis High sophomore Zoe Jacobs earns coveted BYU offer  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — Zoe Jacobs attended a soccer camp at BYU in July but didn't make enough of an impression that she was immediately offered a scholarship.

Randy Hollis: Layton's Hawkins retiring after nearly 4 decades in high school athletics  Deseret News

After nearly four decades spent as a high school teacher, coach and athletic director — the last 36 years at Layton High School — Brad Hawkins has decided it's ...

Attempted murder case in Davis County featured on CBS's 48 Hours  KJZZ

(KUTV) An attempted murder case of a couple in the middle of a divorce out of Davis County that also involved the solicitation of a hitman is being aired Saturday ...

Former North Sanpete High teacher charged with enticing a minor  Deseret News

A former science teacher at North Sanpete High School has been charged for allegedly sending inappropriate texts to a student.

Lawrence Leroy "Larry" Waggoner | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

June 29, 1943 ~ April 21, 2018. Lawrence Leroy "Larry" Waggoner passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Clearfield, Utah, surrounded by his loving wife, ...

STANDARD STAR: Davis High School soccer's Zoe Jacobs  Standard-Examiner

Zoe Jacobs. School: Davis. Grade level: Junior. Position: Midfielder. Nickname: Pookie. Best friend: My sister, Riley Jacobs. Favorite food: Ribs. Favorite TV ...

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