It was a perfect night for football in Salt Lake City as the Bingham Miners and Alta Hawks face off in their Rivalry game. The Bingham Miners (1-1) and Alta Hawks (2-0) clashed in a war of Utah football titans Saturday night. In one of the largest high school football games in America the Alta Hawks were victorious under the lights of Rice-Eccles Stadium.


Max Broman


James Parberry


James is a member of the varsity football team, he also competes in the Alta Band. He is the Vice President of the Math Club and placed in regions for FBLA. James has taken and completed five (5) AP Courses in which he received a 5 on the exam. Presenting the award is Marine Staff Sergeant Ford… Congratulations James!!
Braxton Smith


Braxton is a 2-year letterman varsity player, he has dressed with the varsity team for 3 years and currently starts at corner. He plans to attend college but is currently undecided. We wish him good luck in the future. Presenting the award is Marine Staff Sergeant Bernard… Congratulations, Braxton!


Ammon Olson


Ammon played in the 2008 Alta and Bingham faced each other again for the 5A State Championship. Alta was down 17-6 with only 12 minutes left in the game. Ammon led a 80-yard drive for a touchdown pass and 2-point conversation. Then, following a 40-yard pass to Parker Webster, Ammon ran in the winning touchdown with only seconds left remaining on the clock. Ammon was named 5A Most Valuable Player, Utah Gatorade Player of the Year and Top Inductee into the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. Presenting his award is Marine Staff Sergeant Ford… Congratulations Ammon!
Star Lotulelei


Star was a 2-way starter on the 2006 Bingham State Championship Team. He currently is a 2-year starter named “Pack 12” defensive lineman, he is one (1) of four (4) captains at the University of Utah where he currently attends school and plays football. He is projected to be the top ten (10) draft pick for the 2013 Draft in the NFL. Accepting this award on his behalf is his mom. Presenting his award is Marine Staff Sergeant Bernard… Congratulations Star!!


The victory ended Alta’s four-game losing streak in Utah’s annual Black and Blue Classic. Both the Miners and Hawks fought with pride, but a gutsy call on a two-point attempt led to heartbreak for the Bingham Miners.