Chris Detrick (University of Missouri)
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Ogden Raptor starting pitcher John Meloan delivers a pitch during the game against the Casper Rockies. Meloan pitched four innings and gave up four hits and three runs as the Raptors went on to win 9-5.
Greyhound Fandemonium, #4, races behind Santa Fe Madonna, #7, during the sixth of fifteen races at The Woodlands race track. Fandemonium came from behind and finished in fourth place to defeat Santa Fe Madonna with a time of 31.34 seconds. Greyhounds can reach top speeds of around 45 mph during the races.
A jockey and his horse ride past the recently renovated grandstands and luxury suites following a race at Churchill Downs on opening day. The construction, which started in November 2001, has added 5,000 seats and cost a total of $121 million.
Jay Burke rides a Diggler Mountain Scooter down the trails at Solitude Mountain Resort in Big Cottonwood Canyon. The scooters are available to rent for $26, which includes a two hour rental, two trips on the ski lift and a helmet rental.
Little League Dog Pile
The members of the winning Centerville Rockies celebrate by "dog piling" their coach Stacey Remington after defeating the Rangers. The Rockies started the tradition of piling onto the coach three years ago and continue to do this after every victory. The Rockies defeated the Rangers 7-4 in the 11-12 year old Davis County Little League world series qualifying game Friday evening.
FROM LEFT: Harvey Franco, Jon Allen, Jason Brimhall, Mark Bunker, and Scott Thomas sooth their aching leg muscles by taking a dip into a cool stream during the two day, 170 mile long Wasatch Back Relay Race. 100 teams with either six or 12 members competed in the race which started at the Hardware Ranch in Logan and ended in Park City. The race was split into 36 sections, each with varying lengths and difficulties, in which the team members each took turns running.
Ashley Khederian releases the upper bar in practice for the upcoming gymnastics meet against the University of Nebraska inside of the Hearnes Center. At the meet, Khederian tied for 9th place in the uneven parallel bars with a score of 9.725 and placed fourth in the All Around with a score of 38.500.
A rainbow stretches through the Utah Sky as Ogden Raptor Jason Mooneyham warms up in the on deck circle before his turn to bat against the Orem Owlz during the Southern Division Playoffs. The Raptors lost 2-1 and Mooneyham batted 0-3 with 2 strike outs during the game.