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D-IV, V football preview: Seton, Tempe Prep look to keep rolling

D-IV, V football preview: Seton, Tempe Prep look to keep rolling

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With the high school football season just around the corner, some teams will look to continue their run of success while others will look to regain it.

Local athletes finish in top 15 in world junior track championships

Local athletes finish in top 15 in world junior track championships

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Graduates from two local high schools each finished in the top 15 at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore., earlier this week.

Gilbert Little League softball teams both win state titles

Gilbert Little League softball teams both win state titles

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Gilbert Softball Little League had not one but two squads take home championships in state tournaments this month.

The Top Court: Spiral 18 Under Armour’s ride to national title

The Top Court: Spiral 18 Under Armour’s ride to national title

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Some dreams seem just too big to accomplish, like a mirage in a vast, empty desert.

Chandler heptathlete Moore headed to world track championships

Chandler heptathlete Moore headed to world track championships

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Sitting in the bleachers watching a track meet as just a young girl, Ashlee Moore already knew what she wanted to do.

EV football teams in Divisions II, III face tough roads to playoffs

EV football teams in Divisions II, III face tough roads to playoffs

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Just because the schools are a little bit smaller doesn’t mean the competition isn’t just as stiff.

Chandler Prep Academy appoints new volleyball coach

Chandler Prep Academy appoints new volleyball coach

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Chandler Prep Academy announced the appointment of a new girls varsity volleyball coach.

Gilbert Early College wins summer basketball tournament

Gilbert Early College wins summer basketball tournament

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Leading Edge Academy Gilbert Early College’s varsity girls basketball team took first place in the Canyon Athletic Association’s Summer Cup to…

RISE Athletics needs coaches for Queen Creek, San Tan Valley

RISE Athletics needs coaches for Queen Creek, San Tan Valley

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RISE Athletics is in need of volunteer coaches for youth basketball and cheer coaches for its San Tan Valley and Queen Creek teams. The league…

Futures Game a sign of the inevitable for Gilbert’s Peterson

Futures Game a sign of the inevitable for Gilbert’s Peterson

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To play in the All-Star Futures Game is an honor for everyone involved, whether you’re playing for America or the Americas. For many, like Sea…

Schedules provide different paths for football title contenders

Schedules provide different paths for football title contenders

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In order to reach the Arizona Division I state football championship, you have to make it through the regular season first.

Chandler schools institute new extracurricular fees

Chandler schools institute new extracurricular fees

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The governing board of the Chandler Unified School District approved a new range of fees for extracurricular activities at Chandler schools.

White, Moore lead six Arizonans on U.S. Junior Worlds team

White, Moore lead six Arizonans on U.S. Junior Worlds team

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Mountain Pointe graduate Travonn White joined Hamilton product Ashlee Moore and Brophy alum Cole Walsh as event champions at the USATF Junior …

Mountain View, Hamilton basketball teams use showcase to improve

Mountain View, Hamilton basketball teams use showcase to improve

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Two East Valley schools are looking to take their games to the next level.

3 Chandler club teams make volleyball tourney finals

3 Chandler club teams make volleyball tourney finals

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A trio of Chandler teams fought its way through pool and championship play to reach the finals of the 31st annual Volleyball Festival at the P…

High school sports face new fees for postseason participation

High school sports face new fees for postseason participation

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Starting this fall, high school athletic programs across Arizona will face additional fees to participation in postseason play.

Mesa's Hatch wins MVP award at national tournament

Mesa's Hatch wins MVP award at national tournament

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The honors continue to roll in for Mesa High graduate J.T. Hatch.

2014 All-Tribune Boys Volleyball teams

2014 All-Tribune Boys Volleyball teams

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First Team

Mesa’s Hatch more than meets the eye

Mesa’s Hatch more than meets the eye

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Mesa boys volleyball coach Tony Millanes remembers the first time he saw J.T. Hatch.

Tempe Corona boys hoops using summer tourneys to assimilate young talent to team

Tempe Corona boys hoops using summer tourneys to assimilate young talent to team

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After winning a third consecutive boys basketball state title last year, Corona del Sol has picked up right where it left off.

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Varsity Xtra Photos

Photos: D-I Baseball Championship

Photos: D-I Baseball Championship

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Hamilton defeats Mesquite in the D-I state championship baseball game between at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

Photos: D-I Softball Championship

Photos: D-I Softball Championship

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Red Mountain defeats Mountain Ridge in the D-I state championship softball game at Alberta B. Farrington Softball Stadium in Tempe on Monday, May 19, 2014.

Photos: D-I Volleyball Championship: Mesa vs Boulder Creek

Photos: D-I Volleyball Championship: Mesa vs Bo…

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Boulder Creek defeats Mesa in the D-I state volleyball championship at Mesquite High School on Saturday, May 17, 2014.

Photos: Hamilton vs Chaparral baseball

Photos: Hamilton vs Chaparral baseball

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The state playoff baseball game between Hamilton and Chaparral on Thursday, May 15, 2014.

Varsity Xtra Video

play Video: Mountain Pointe and Hamilton state championship preview

Video: Mountain Pointe and Hamilton state champ…

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The East Valley Tribune's Varsity Xtra High School football Division I state championship preview with Mark Heller.

play Video: Chaparral and Salpointe Catholic state championship preview

Video: Chaparral and Salpointe Catholic state c…

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The East Valley Tribune's Varsity Xtra High School Football Div. II state championship preview with Mark Heller.

play Video: Queen Creek and Saguaro state championship preview

Video: Queen Creek and Saguaro state championsh…

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The East Valley Tribune's Varsity Xtra with a high school football Div. III state championship preview with Mark Heller.

play Video: No. 4 Desert Ridge vs. No. 1 Mountain Pointe semifinal

Video: No. 4 Desert Ridge vs. No. 1 Mountain Po…

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The East Valley Tribune's Varsity Xtra's Mark Heller breaks down the semifinal matchup of Desert Ridge and Mountain Pointe being played at McClintock High School.

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