Jeff Rhineer is a Sports Anchor/Reporter, and loves covering the teams he grew up watching as a young sports fan.
He knew he wanted to become a sportscaster after sitting courtside with Hot Rod Hundley during a Jazz game at the Salt Palace as a 10-year-old. Hot Rod handed him some headphones and said, “Do you know what a rebound is?” He nodded, “Good, count ’em.”
The Provo High School and University of Utah graduate has worked in Wyoming, California and Texas covering major sporting events like the Super Bowl, the NBA finals, the MLB playoffs, the Rose Bowl, and the College World Series.
He enjoys spending his time with his family, watching his kids play soccer, leading them down the ski slopes and playing golf.
Jeff would love to hear from you. email@example.com
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Jamie Connell from Corner Canyon and Whitney Banz from West had an epic playoff in the 5A girls high school state golf championship, with Connell winning the playoff with a birdie on the 8th playoff hole. Connell and Banz both finished tied for the lead at 5-over par after the second round. They both made bogey on the first playoff hole, but then matched each other with six straight pars before Connell won it with […]
SANDY, Utah — Katie Bowen will be one of several players on Utah Royals FC to play in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup this summer in France. This will be her third World Cup with the New Zealand national team. “I definitely don’t take it for granted,” said Bowen. “But this is my third World Cup, that’s crazy. My first one was when I was 17 years old, now I’m 25. It’s a massive achievement for me.” This will […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Donovan Mitchell scored 19 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Utah Jazz to a 107-91 win over the Houston Rockets and avoid being swept in the first round of the NBA playoffs. The Jazz trailed 79-76 after the third quarter, but they started the the final period on a 15-1 run—with 13 of those points coming from Mitchell during that stretch—to take control of the game. “We’ve had our backs against […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Donovan Mitchell tied a career high with 46 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 118-108 win over the Denver Nuggets. The Jazz improve to 50-31 this season, and clinch at least the fifth seed in the western conference. Rudy Gobert had another double-double for the Jazz with 20 points and 10 rebounds, and Derrick Favors scored 16 points after missing the last four games with back spasms. The Jazz are playing well heading towards […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Former BYU great Jimmer Fredette was back in Utah on Monday as the newest member of the Phoenix Suns. After three season playing professionally in China, Fredette is ready for his second shot in the NBA “I always hoped for it,” said Fredette before the Suns played the Jazz. “That was the goal, to be able to do that after this season. I had it in my mind that it was going to happen. You’ve got […]
LOGAN, Utah — It was a wild scene at The Spectrum in Logan Saturday night after the Utah State University Aggies basketball team beat the 12th ranked Nevada Wolf Pack. USU fans rushed the court and celebrated with Aggies players. But tempers flared outside Nevada’s locker room. Head coach Eric Musselman and his staff were upset with what happened after the game. “That was the most unprofessional thing we’ve ever experienced,” a heated Musselman said. “We’ve got a coach yelling […]
SALT LAKE CITY — It was a tough night for the Utah football team in their first appearance in the Pac-12 Championship Game. Washington beat the Utes 10-3 to win the Pac-12 title and a spot in the Rose Bowl. Utah’s offense could never get it going. After the first scoreless first quarter in Pac-12 Championship history, the Utes trailed 3-0 at the Half. The Utes tied it up at 3-3 on a 53-yard field goal from Matt Gay in […]
LOGAN, Utah — After six season as Utah State’s head coach, Matt Wells is leaving Logan for Lubbuck, Texas to become the new head coach at Texas Tech. The former Aggie quarterback led his alma mater to five bowl games, and he leaves with the second most wins in program history with a record of 44-34. He led the Aggies to a 10-2 record this season, and he was named the Mountain West Conference coach of the year. Utah State […]
SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah football team will play in the Pac-12 Championship game next week for the first time in program history. It will be the biggest game of the season for the Utes, with a spot in the Rose Bowl on the line. So, will head coach Kyle Whittingham rest his top players against BYU to have them ready for the championship game six days later? “I’ve heard several people say that you should do […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Expectations were high for the Utes this season. They were picked to finished second in the Pac-12 South Division, with a real shot at winning a Pac-12 title. They got off to a rough start, losing to Washington in their conference opener, and then they dropped their second game in a row with a loss to Washington State. But then they turned things around, with an impressive win over Stanford, in a game Utah Head Coach […]
The Utah football team has won the Pac-12 South Division title for the first time in program history. With Utah’s win over Colorado, and Oregon’s win over Arizona State on Saturday, the Utes clinched the Pac-12 South Division title and a spot in the Pac-12 Championship game. The Utes will play the winner of next Saturday’s game between Washington State and Washington for the Pac-12 Championship. The Pac-12 Championship game will be played on Friday, Nov. 30. The game will […]
TEMPE, Ariz. — It was a tough afternoon in Tempe, Arizona for the Utah football team. The Utes lost Arizona State 38-28, and they lost starting quarterback Tyler Huntley for the season with a broken collarbone. “It looks like he’s most likely done for the season,” said Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham. “We’ll know definitively tomorrow, but early indication is it probably lingers and last the entire season.” The Sun Devils jumped out to a 14-nothing lead in the first quarter, […]