Lone Peak v Corner Canyon

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Corner Canyon's Devin Brown (15) leaps into the end zone as Lone Peak faces Corner Canyon in the 6A high school football championship game in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Corner Canyon’s Devin Brown (15) leaps into the end zone as Lone Peak faces Corner Canyon in the 6A high school football championship game in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Lone Peak’s Luke Hyde (2) comes up just…

Davis v Westlake

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Westlake's Noah Madsen and Noah McCord reach for a loose ball as Davis defeats Westlake High School in the 6A boys basketball state championship game, in Taylorsville on Saturday, March 6, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Westlake’s Noah Madsen and Noah McCord reach for a loose ball as Davis defeats Westlake High School in the 6A boys basketball state championship game, in Taylorsville on Saturday, March 6, 2021. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Westlake’s Noah Madsen and Noah McCord reach for a…

Fremont v Herriman

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Fremont's Kallin Freestone celebrates as Fremont defeats Herriman High School in the 6A girls basketball state championship game, in Taylorsville on Saturday, March 6, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Fremont’s Kallin Freestone celebrates as Fremont defeats Herriman High School in the 6A girls basketball state championship game, in Taylorsville on Saturday, March 6, 2021. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Fremont’s Kallin Freestone celebrates as Fremont defeats Herriman High School in the 6A girls basketball state…

Springville v Farmington

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) as Springville faces Farmington High School in the 5A girls basketball state championship game, in Taylorsville on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Addisyn Johnson defended by Delaney Baker

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) as Springville faces Farmington High School in the 5A girls basketball state championship game, in Taylorsville on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Addisyn Johnson defended by Delaney Baker (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) as Springville faces Farmington High School in the 5A girls basketball state championship game,…

Lehi v Farmington

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Lehi players celebrate a win over Farmington High School in the 5A boys basketball state championship game, in Taylorsville on Saturday, March 6, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Lehi players celebrate a win over Farmington High School in the 5A boys basketball state championship game, in Taylorsville on Saturday, March 6, 2021. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Farmington fans celebrate a three-pointer that tied the game as Lehi defeats Farmington High School in the…

Corner Canyon v Lone Peak State Football Championship

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Corner Canyon's Jackson Light holds the trophy while celebrating with teammates after the 6A state football championship game against Lone Peak at Cedar Valley High School in Eagle Mountain on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Corner Canyon’s Jackson Light holds the trophy while celebrating with teammates after the 6A state football championship game against Lone Peak at Cedar Valley High School in Eagle Mountain on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Corner Canyon’s Scott Iverson strips the ball…

Copper Hills v Weber

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Copper Hills's Dakota Anderson (9) and Weber's Kolton Obray as Weber faces Copper Hills High School in the 6A boys state championship game at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Thursday May 23, 2019.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Copper Hills’s Dakota Anderson (9) and Weber’s Kolton Obray as Weber faces Copper Hills High School in the 6A boys state championship game at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Thursday May 23, 2019. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Copper Hills’s Maximillian “Max” Gutierrez and Weber’s Keaton…

Brighton v Olympus

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Olympus's Ian Jones (1) fouls Brighton's Braxton Jones (5), setting up a penalty kick and score as Brighton defeats Olympus High School 3-2 in overtime in the 5A boys state championship game at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Thursday May 23, 2019.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Olympus’s Ian Jones (1) fouls Brighton’s Braxton Jones (5), setting up a penalty kick and score as Brighton defeats Olympus High School 3-2 in overtime in the 5A boys state championship game at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Thursday May 23, 2019. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake…

Herriman v Syracuse

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Herriman players celebrate a win over Syracuse in the 6A Softball State Championship game, Thursday May 24, 2018. Herriman's Kaitlyn Slade (10) and Herriman's Lexi Slade (22) embrace.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Herriman players celebrate a win over Syracuse in the 6A Softball State Championship game, Thursday May 24, 2018. Herriman’s Kaitlyn Slade (10) and Herriman’s Lexi Slade (22) embrace.

Box Elder v Bountiful

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Bountiful faces Box Elder High School in the 5A Softball State Championship game, Thursday May 24, 2018. Box Elder players celebrate a home run by Box Elder's Nyah DeRyke (42).

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Bountiful faces Box Elder High School in the 5A Softball State Championship game, Thursday May 24, 2018. Box Elder players celebrate a home run by Box Elder’s Nyah DeRyke (42). (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Box Elder beats Bountiful High School in the 5A Softball State…

Judge v Morgan

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Judge Memorial players celebrate their win over Morgan High School in the 3A state championship game, Saturday May 12, 2018. Holding the trophy is Ferdinand Bambabate.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Judge Memorial players celebrate their win over Morgan High School in the 3A state championship game, Saturday May 12, 2018. Holding the trophy is Ferdinand Bambabate. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Judge Memorial’s Joseph Paul scores the game-winning goal against Morgan goalkeeper Trek Loveridge in the…

Desert Hills v Park City

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Desert Hills players celebrate their win over Park City High School in the 4A state championship game, Saturday May 12, 2018.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Desert Hills players celebrate their win over Park City High School in the 4A state championship game, Saturday May 12, 2018. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Desert Hills vs. Park City High School, Saturday May 12, 2018. Park City’s Andre Hoglin and Desert Hills’s Jake Barton.…

200 Free

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Hillcrest's Katelyn Davies, women 200 freestyle at the high school swimming 6A State Championships in Bountiful, Thursday February 8, 2018.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Hillcrest’s Katelyn Davies, women 200 freestyle at the high school swimming 6A State Championships in Bountiful, Thursday February 8, 2018.

Looking Closely at an Activity in our Public Schools

The past two years, with so many societal changes, have brought to my mind this question: What things are normal and accepted today that won’t be in the future? We don’t photograph the normal things. But I’m trying to stop putting my camera down when something happens that I’ve seen over and over and at…

Assignment: Mountain Crest v. Orem

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Mountain Crest's Lepi Taukiuvea (5) and Orem's Ben Daley (3) as Orem faces Mountain Crest in the Class 4A High School State Football Championship game in Salt Lake City, Friday November 17, 2017.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Mountain Crest’s Lepi Taukiuvea (5) and Orem’s Ben Daley (3) as Orem faces Mountain Crest in the Class 4A High School State Football Championship game in Salt Lake City, Friday November 17, 2017. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Mountain Crest’s Brady Hall (1) watches the ball…