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Morgan Vance is a Sports Anchor/Reporter and returns to the bumbl’n Beehive State where he went to school at UVU. Stops in Joplin, Mo and the Tri-Cities, WA followed before the opportunity arose to jump back into the middle of the Cougars-Ute’s ruckus.

In Orem, he got his start calling TV play-by-play for the Wolverines as they made the historic leap from Junior College affiliation to Division I. Ronnie Price finished 3rd in the country in scoring as a senior , and Morgan co-produced and narrated an award winning documentary about the future NBA player, titled, “Priceless.”

His favorite things do go like this… Spending time with his wife and 3 little girls, a day on the golf course (no matter how high his handicap may be), watching the show “24”, and anything 80’s. Morgan welcomes any and all story ideas. You can reach him at morgan.vance@fox13now.com and on Twitter at movance13.

Recent Articles
  • Bullfighters and pick-up men are the unsung heroes of the dangerous world of professional rodeo

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Days of ’47 Rodeo is about halfway through its run at the arena at the Utah State Fairpark, where it is being staged for the second year. The cowboys and cowgirls are plenty tough, but they’re not the only ones. Unsung heroes like bullfighters and pick up men play a big role in keeping the rodeo athletes as safe as possible.

  • Mic’d up with Ogden Raptors’ manager Jeremy Rodriguez

    The manager of the Ogden Raptors is only 28 years old and knows how to mix business with pleasure. Jeremy Rodriguez gets mic’d up in the video above.

  • Three professional athletes with Utah ties help young people prepare for college

    SALT LAKE CITY — One is in the National Football League, one in the National Basketball Association, and one on the Professional Golfers Association. But Haloti Ngata, Jabari Parker, and Tony Finau all come from the same family tree and each has an inherent desire to give back. They did so Thursday night at a charity event at the Salt Palace Convention Center. The annual Ofa Ngata College Preparation Fund Luau provided a lot of good Polynesian food, a celebration […]

  • Utah Jazz draft pick, Grayson Allen, is introduced in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY — Nearly a week after the Utah Jazz pulled the trigger in the first round of the 2018 NBA draft, Grayson Allen was in town Wednesday to face the media. He will wear number 24, and he got to meet briefly with head coach Quin Snyder. Both were coached at Duke University by the legendary Mike Krzyewski, so it was easy to break the ice. “I’m happy I’ve got the Duke connection,” Allen said. “I’m sure there […]

  • Man, 95, and wife, 86, bowl three times a week in SLC

    SALT LAKE CITY — Ted and Mary Kecxon have bucked the trials of age. The couple, who found live twice and married once, bowl religiously together in downtown Salt Lake City three times a week. FOX 13’s Morgan Vance reports on the Kecxon’s love story at the lanes.

  • Igor Kokoskov leaving Utah Jazz for head coaching job with Phoenix Suns

    SALT LAKE CITY — While Utah Jazz Head Coach Quin Snyder remains a candidate for Coach of the Year after the club’s remarkable second half turnaround, even Snyder’s assistants are now reaping the benefits of the team’s surprising success. Igor Kokoskov is leaving Snyder’s staff to fill the head coaching vacancy in Phoenix. The Sun’s fired former Jazz player, Earl Watson, after the first three games of the season and rode Jay Triano as their interim head coach the rest […]

  • Utah Warriors rugby team gets first win in franchise history

    HERRIMAN, Utah – The Utah Warriors rugby team not only made their debut at the new Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman on Friday Night, they recorded their first victory in franchise history. The Whippy brothers converted on six tries between them in an 80-12 route over visiting Alberta. Josh Whippy would later fracture his leg. It was an injury that cut the game short in front of 3,143 fans.

  • Kings to play Canucks in preseason NHL game in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Los Angeles Kings may be battling the Anaheim Ducks to hang on to a playoff spot Friday night, but earlier in the day the team was talking pre-season in Salt Lake City. The Kings were at Vivint Smart Home Arena to announce they will play The Salt Lake Shootout later this year. The preseason match vs the Vancouver Canucks will be played at Vivint Smart Home Arena on September 24 at 7 p.m. “The Kings […]

  • Utah’s run ends at the NIT final with loss to Penn State

    NEW YORK CITY — After another disappointing first-round exit at the Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas earlier this month, Utah never fathomed playing this deep into March. But after being denied an NCAA Tournament bid, the Utes made the most of their NIT experience, winning four straight games before finally losing to Penn State on Thursday in the NIT Final in New York. The Nittany Lions, who finished 6th in the Big Ten this season, overpowered the Utes with a […]

  • Utah Warriors unveil uniforms ahead of Major League Rugby opener

    The Utah Warriors held their first press conference on Thursday, unveiling uniforms and selling fans on an activity that is the fastest growing sport in America. The Warriors are one of eight teams in the brand new Major League Rugby, and they will begin their season at Rio Tinto Stadium on March 30th. Morgan Vance was there to talk with team management and the players in anticipation of pro rugby arriving here in Utah. To learn more about the Warriors, […]

  • The Jazz Move Up Two Spots in the West

    SALT LAKE CITY – The hottest team in the NBA since late January, the Jazz remained that way, though this time the victory was hard to come by. Utah got 28 points from their Rookie of the Year candidate, Donovan Mitchell and held off a scrappy Sacramento King’s squad 103-97 at Vivint Smart Home Arena. The Jazz raced out to a 9-point lead in the opening quarter but quickly saw that lead disappear by early in the second quarter. Utah […]

  • Utah Jazz beat Sacramento Kings for ninth straight win and 21st of last 23 games

    SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Jazz eked out a win against the Sacramento Kings at Vivint Smart Home Arena Saturday night. The final score was Jazz 103, Kings 97. The Jazz won its ninth straight game and 21st of the last 23 games played, beginning on January 24. Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell led all scorers with 28 points.  Rudy Gobert had 22 points, 13 rebounds and 4 blocked shots. Four other Jazz players scored in double figures. Buddy Hield […]