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SPORTS - "Bear River Baseball on a Hot Streak"


Holden Potter, April 6, 2023 - Photo by John Fronk

BEAR RIVER HIGH - By Cari Doutre, Headliner Publisher, April 10, 2023


The Bear River High baseball team is on a hot streak unlike the weather has been this spring. With mounds of snow lining the Bears' field, the team was anxious to get outside and start playing again since their trip to St. George in March. The Bears first hosted Logan High on March 28, followed by a doubleheader on April 6, against Hunter High and Morgan High.

  • Bear River 17, Box Elder 2 - March 9

  • Springville 14, Bear River 5 - March 10

  • Bear River 10, Grantsville 7 - March 16

  • Timpanogos 18, Bear River 16 - March 17

Next up for the Bears is a three-game series against Green Canyon High starting with a home game on April 11, followed by a trip to Green Canyon on April 12, and finishing up the series with another home game on April 14.


Watch the Bears host the Wolves on April 14, with Bear River Live's live-streaming coverage beginning at 3 p.m. on the links below.



Bear River 11, Morgan 0 - April 6


A spring break doubleheader at home last week started with the Bears shutting out Morgan High and Degan Rigby pitching a no-hitter. Rigby struck out 12 over five innings and walked just one.


Offensively, the Bears were led by sophomore Kolton Summers who went 3-for-3 at the plate while Jessie Kidd hit a triple and Easton Goodliffe had a double.


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Ryker Jeppsen - Photo by John Fronk

Degan Rigby - Photo by John Fronk

Tyton Roche - Photo by John Fronk

Bear River 16, Hunter 2 - April 6


Following up their victory earlier that day, the Bears took on Hunter High where senior Calvin Carter had a big game leading the team behind the plate. Carter went 2-for-2 with 3 RBIs and a double. Holden Potter went 2-for-2, junior Gehrig Marble went 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs and Goodliffe went 2-for-3 with an RBI.


Potter and Kellen Hess earned the win on the mound with Potter striking out seven batters over four innings.


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Gehrig Marble - Photo by John Fronk

Holden Potter - Photo by John Fronk

Marcus Benson - Photo by John Fronk

Michael Sanchez - Photo by John Fronk

Degan Rigby - Photo by John Fronk

Ryker Jeppsen - Photo by John Fronk

Tyton Roche - Photo by John Fronk

Bear River 11, Logan 1 - March 28


In the Bears' first home game of the season, they hosted Region 11's Logan High in a game that lasted just five innings.


Senior Ryker Jeppsen brought in two runs for the Bears going 2-for-2 at the plate with a double along with Gehrig Marble who went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a double. Junior shortstop Talon Marble also went 2-for-3 with an RBI helping the Bears sail past the Grizzlies.


Rigby had the win on the mound allowing only three hits over five innings and striking out eight.


Rewatch the game courtesy of Bear River Live on the links below.


Ryker Jeppsen, March 28, 2023 - Photo by John Fronk

Talon Marble, March 28, 2023 - Photo by John Fronk

Holden Potter, March 28, 2023 - Photo by John Fronk

Holden Potter, March 28, 2023 - Photo by John Fronk

Tyton Roche, March 28, 2023 - Photo by John Fronk

Degan Rigby, March 28, 2023 - Photo by John Fronk

Tyton Roche, March 28, 2023 - Photo by John Fronk

Ryker Jeppsen, March 28, 2023 - Photo by John Fronk

Talon Marble, March 28, 2023 - Photo by John Fronk

Talon Marble, March 28, 2023 - Photo by John Fronk





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