The gym hushed into an engaged silence as twenty five pairs of feet marched to the center of the room. “Five, six, seven, eight!” shouted one of the Sky View Vistauns, her mouth set in a confident smile. The procession stopped, a quick beat pulsed through the walls, and thus began the 2010-2011 Sky View Vistaun Review Monday evening.
The Smithfield City Council meets on Wednesday to consider: a public hearing over amendments of the subdivision ordinance, report on the new Recreation Center web page, report from the Birch Creek Golf Course, appointment of the Appeals Authority Hearing Officer, report from Judge Terry Moore, resolution amending the smithfield community development plan. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at city hall (96 S Main).
Dr. Seuss’s birthday was on March 2, and local children celebrated it with a half hour of reading, dancing, and singing at Smithfield’s youth center.
The Sky View boys basketball team ended their season Thursday afternoon with a loss to Lehi — 61-50. The Bobcats had a great season, capped with 1st place in region. For a great photo gallery of yesterday’s game, visit the wonderful Photo Gallery by Craig J. Peterson on Cache Valley Daily.
The Cache County School Board meets tonight for a study session. The agenda includes: drug policy report, PLC’s report, basic finance course, and board training. The meeting is for discussion and information only, no decisions are scheduled to be made. The board meets at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at the Technology Center (2035 N 1200 E).
OGDEN—Sky View triumphed over Salem Hills in the first round of the state tournament, 67-47 Tuesday night.The Bobcats went on 12-0 run to begin, led off by junior forward Jordan Nielson on a put-back layup during the first possession of the game. Senior forward Grayson Moore and junior point guard Riley Knowles both made 3-pointers during the run.
TAYLORSVILLE—Following Sky View High School’s victory over Snow Canyon on Thursday, Lady Bobcat coach Paul Hansen forecasted a potential semifinal matchup against Springville in the Girls 4A State Basketball Tournament at Salt Lake Community College by calling Red Devils’ star Lexi Eaton “a handful.” He used the same description after their matchup on Friday, which saw Springville end Sky View’s season in a hard-fought 53-49 victory.
SMITHFIELD — The City Council on Wednesday decided to continue to participate in the flood insurance program in order to allow residents to buy their insurance at a discounted rate.
From the sweet strains of Concerto in G Minor to a song mix from Enchanted and Coldplay’s Viva La Vida, Sky View’s mixed choir, women’s vocal ensemble, and orchestra treated their audience to a night of classy, fun, and regal music.
TAYLORSVILLE — Count the Sky View Bobcats girls’ basketball team as a group who believes patience is a virtue, as they demonstrated that skill en route to a 57-49 victory over Snow Canyon High on Thursday in the second round of the 4A Girls’ State Basketball Tournament.
The Smithfield City Council meets tonight to consider: possible annexation of 10 acres south of town, fencing property at 400 South and 300 West, setting the 2011 fee schedule, updating the flood damage prevention ordinance, setting a date for opening the recycle area for public use. The meeting is in the new City Hall (96 S Main) at 6 p.m.
Senior Dannika Webb scored 24 points to lead Sky View’s girls’ basketball over the Woods Cross Wildcats Tuesday morning, 63-50 at Salt Lake Community College during the first round of the 4A state tournament. The Bobcats got off to a slow start, but they were able to recover and maintain the lead. “I gave her the green light and she scored,” Bobcat head coach Paul Hansen said. “She passed up a couple of 3’s after she hit her first and I told her she needed to shoot.”
The Sky View Bobcats hadn’t won a Region title in quite some time. In fact it had been seven long years since the Bobcats had claimed the title.
Budgeting, energy, and cell phones were a few of the things discussed at the Cache County Board of Education meeting Thursday night.
NORTH LOGAN—Residents voiced market viability and an increase in traffic as a few of their concerns at a public hearing Wednesday, to declare 1.4 acres of city land as surplus for private sale and the possible construction of an assisted living facility.
HYDE PARK—Brett and Zellene Allred wanted to find a way to give back to the community that supported them through the death of their son, Michael, who was killed in a suicide car bombing in Fallujah, Iraq, on Sept. 6, 2004. So, in 2006, they created the Lance Corporal Michael J. Allred Scholarship Foundation in Michael’s memory.
RICHMOND — Thanks to fifth-grade teachers Carolyn Butterfield and Lynette Dent, Park Elementary students are learning first-hand the rewards of service — and involving the whole community.
The Logan High Grizzlies came to play tonight and turned in a tough defensive showing. Logan put a scare into Sky View players and fans in the first half of the game building an eight point lead before Sky View fought their way back pulling within one just before half. In the second half Sky View continued to chisel away at Logan, eventually building a second half lead that they would not relinquish.
RICHMOND—Discussions on the new 2-million gallon water tank and other improvements to the city’s existing water system continued at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
The Sky View girls basketball team staved off a third quarter comeback to run away with the senior night victory over cross-town rival Logan, 62-41.
The Cache County School Board will meet Thursday evening to consider: federal surplus property program, English language center report, energy education report, South Cache Trustlands plan, declare River Heights church as surplus, cell phone usage. The board meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. at the District Technology Center (2035 N 1200 E) on Wednesday, February 17, 2011. The meeting is open to the public.
With a few sweeps of a giant, fabric tornado, audience members attending the Sky High Players’ production of The Wizard of Oz last night were transported somewhere over the rainbow, where monkeys fly and witches reside. Filled with flying cast members, dancers, and choirs, it was a musical made possible by hours of behind-the-scenes work and practice.
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.
SMITHFIELD—Richard Jewkes, a Smithfield resident, says that state laws and city laws on weapons are not lining up, and it could be a problem in the future. Jewkes brought his concerns to the City Council Feb. 9.
HYDE PARK—A parking ordinance was amended by the City Council Wednesday. Ordinance 2011-02 amended ordinance 2008-01 which was unclear about the process of appealing a parking ticket. The new ordinance informs residents that they are allowed to submit an appeal in writing to be considered by a hearing officer.
It took three overtimes and a lot of foul shots to do it, but the Mountain Crest High School men’s basketball team returned to Smithfield and again defeated the Sky View Bobcats, 62-57. Sky View opened up the game on a 16-7 run that carried them through six minutes of the first quarter with relative ease, but Mountain Crest would not go away. The Mustangs went on a 7-2 run of their own at the end of the first quarter to pull within five.
Kyle Lindsay is going to have a chance to re-earn his wings. That’s the way Logan Mayor Randy Watts described his decision to hire the former Logan Fire Chief, this time as Assistant Fire Chief. Lindsay was hired as fire chief last August but he resigned less than two months later after being arrested on illegal prescription drug charges.
SMITHFIELD — The Sky View girls fell in close game to first place region rival Mountain Crest Tuesday night, 58-52. Junior guard Dannika Webb led all scorers with 16 points and three 3-pointers in the loss followed by fellow guard Maury Beorchia and forward Maddie Day with nine points each.
Updates to the weapons ordinance are on the agenda for the Smithfield City Council meeting. The changes are reportedly intended to bring the ordinance in line with state law. The council is also scheduled to consider: two-lot subdivision for David Olson on 400 West, Smithfield Implement’s request to display items on the grass east of the store during the summer, write off uncollectible utility bills, agreement for “local government access channel services”, mutual aid agreement for water and wastewater agencies. The meeting will be held at the city hall (96 S Main) on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 6 p.m.
The State High School Varsity Hockey Tournament is off to a great start with the Sky View Bobcats beating the Northridge Knights 6-3 at the Ogden Ice Sheet.
The Sky View Booster Club is holding its annual auction and dinner or March 19 at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from any Sky View athlete, or at the front office at Sky View. Tickets will be available at the door, however; advance purchases are encouraged to enable the planning the correct quantity of food.
SMITHFIELD—The Region 5 race for the regular season title couldn’t get much tighter. Headed into Friday’s game, the Sky View Bobcats held a three-way tie with Box Elder and Ogden for first place. The Bobcats could control at least a part of their destiny, and they did in a positive way as they defeated the Ogden Tigers, 55-39 at Bobcat Gymnasium.
When Richard Knight motioned to pay district employees a one-time stipend and to pay it now, the room erupted in applause. The Cache County School Board then voted 3-2 to pass the stipend. The final agreement is to pay all teachers and administrators an equal amount of $1035. The classified employees will receive a one-time payment equal to 2.1 percent of their annual pay.
Sky View has announced the students whose stellar performance in the classroom and excellent citizenship in the school have earned them the honor of Student of the Month.
The Lady Cat’s were pretty in pink tonight when they took the floor in honor of cancer awareness night. The entire team got a chance to see some floor time as Sky View spent four quarters systematically dismantling the Tigers from Ogden.
NORTH LOGAN—North Park Police Chief Kim Hawkes gave a brief presentation on the results of the urban deer herd survey to North Logan City Council Wednesday.
HYDE PARK—Only one person was in attendance at the Hyde Park Planning and Zoning Commission meeting on Wednesday night. Steve Alexander waited until the end of the meeting to voice his concern about damages done to his property by Gary Andersen Construction during the formation of a new subdivision.
RICHMOND—Significant changes are pending for Richmond’s Land Use Development and Land Management Ordinance, City Manager Marlowe Adkins said Tuesday at the city’s monthly Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.
The Cache School Board is scheduled to decide how the U.S. Education Jobs Funds will be disbursed. Superintendent Steven Norton recommended using the money for a one-time payment to teachers and employees to offset increased insurance costs. Also on the agenda are reports from the “No Cussing Club” at Mountain Crest, the USBA convention, and legislative issues. The board meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 3, 2011 at the Cache County School District technology center (2035 North 1200 East).
The Sky View men’s wrestling team finished fourth out of six teams this weekend in the Region 5 Tournament held at Mountain Crest High School in Hyrum. In a tournament that came down to the wire for the top few teams, the winner was decided in the final championship round.
The crowd was loud and neither team would roll over and die Friday night when the Sky View Bobcat men’s basketball team (10-4, 6-2 Region) traveled to Logan to face their valley rival Grizzlies (5-9, 3-5 Region). The Bobcats held off Grizzly attacks in the third and fourth quarters to pick up a victory in Grizzly territory.
NORTH LOGAN—The Planning Commission is currently developing an ordinance that will allow recreational vehicle parks to be opened in North Logan with a conditional use permit.
“Logan City Mayor Randy Watts announced this morning that Jeff Peterson has been selected to lead the city’s fire department as chief.”
Sky View junior Whitney Alvey came off the bench and hit 3 three-pointers in the second quarter in her team’s win over region rival Logan on Thursday night, 58-44.
The Board of Adjustment was disbanded Wednesday evening by the Smithfield City Council. In it’s place are the Appeal Authorities — an individual, board and council designated to appeal city decisions. Jim Gass presented a chart (above) showing which decisions will be appealed by which Appeal Authority. “Eighty percent of the time the appeal will go to the administrative officer,” said Gass.
Sky View used post play and shooting to come up with a win Wednesday night over Bonneville, 67-49. Bobcat junior center Casey Oliverson scored the first six points of the game and finished the first quarter with 12.
The Bonneville Lakers swiped a close win from the Lady Bobcats Tuesday night, 47-50. The game was deadlocked during all four quarters. Sky View’s largest lead was 9, which came in the second quarter when the Lady Bobcats went on a 8-0 run to go up 25-16. Bonneville promptly answered back with an 11-0 run of their own to go up 25-27 as the half ended.
The Smithfield City Council will meet Wednesday evening to consider: establishing an appeal authority, repealing the Board of Adjustment, final plat for Stone Haven PUD, public hearing for budget amendment, lease from Zions Bank for financing the new police station, presentation from Cache Chamber of Commerce, appoint Mayor Pro Tem, tree committee appointments. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the council chambers at 96 S Main Street on Wednesday, January 26, 2011.
The Sky View Men’s Basketball team rode the strong inside presences of Junior Casey Oliverson and Seniors Jordan Nielsen and Don Corbell to a 50-40 road win in a very lively Mountain Crest Gym on Friday, January 21.
The Eccles Ice Center’s next session of Learn to Skate — figure, hockey and speedskating — begins February 22nd and 24th. These are six week sessions and the cost is only $45 including skates, with a family discount available. There are classes for all ages and abilities. The Eccles Ice Center is located at 2825 N 200 E in North Logan.