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Seton football coach Bowser reflects on 40-year career

Rex Bowser sits down at a small table in the corner of a Starbucks in Chandler. The longtime Seton Catholic football coach sips his coffee in a laid-back, relaxed manner and begins to tell the story of his more than four-decade-long career.

Hamilton trying to get back to title game, but will have plenty of challenges on the way

When it comes to boys soccer, the East Valley is loaded in Division I, while Division II and III look to catch up and represent the Valley in the playoffs.

Highland probation gives end of season a strange feel

Highland High School’s boys golf team was placed on a one-year probation by the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) for violating a regulation that disallows players from playing on the state championship venue course after a certain date

Dobson High upends Hamilton 53-50

Neither Dobson nor Hamilton's boys basketball team has gotten off to the best start to the season, especially since both are coming off deep playoff runs a year ago.

Chandler cherishes championship run

The Friday night lights shined the brightest over the city of Chandler on Nov. 28.

Photos: DV State Championship Football

Yuma Catholic defeats Tempe Prep in the DV State Championship on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014.

Photos: DIII State Championship Football

Saguaro defeats Williams Field in the DIII State Championship at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe on Saturday, November 29, 2014.

Tempe Prep can't hold on to early lead in 38-27 loss to Yuma Catholic in D-V championship

Multiple touchdowns by both Yuma Catholic wide receiver Donovan Rooks and halfback Jaylen Barnes carried the Shamrocks past Tempe Prep for a 38-27 win in the Division V state championship on Saturday.

Photos: DI State Championship Football

Chandler defeats Hamilton in the DI State Championship game at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.

Chandler QB Perkins ends high school career on highest note

Chandler High senior quarterback Bryce Perkins does a lot on the football field. He throws. He runs. He leads.

Local players trying to boost badminton's popularity in state, country

Badminton is commonly known as the world’s fastest racket sport, as it requires players to think fast and act fast due to great velocity a shuttlecock can reach.

Photos: Seton Catholic vs Snowflake football

The semifinal playoff game between Seton Catholic and Snowflake HS at Paradise Valley High School in Phoenix on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. [Greg Herriman / Special to Tribune]

Photos: Hamilton vs Brophy football

The Division I semi-final playoff football game between Hamilton High School and Brophy College Prep at Chandler High School on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. [Greg Herriman / Special to Tribune]

Photos: Williams Field vs Tempe football

Kirk leads Saguaro past Queen Creek, into D-III title game

Christian Kirk scored touchdowns on both sides of the ball as he led Saguaro to a 49-21 rout over Queen Creek in the D-III semifinals Friday night at Arcadia High School.

Photos: Chandler vs Basha football

Chandler defeats Basha at Chandler on Friday, Nov 14, 2014. (Arianna Grainey/Special To Tribune)

Photos: Tempe vs Cactus football

The second round playoff game between Tempe High School and Cactus High School at Tempe High School in Tempe on Friday, November 14, 2014. [Greg Herriman / Speical to Tribune]

Photos: Hamilton vs Skyline football

The D1 football quarter-finals between Hamilton and Skyline at Hamilton High School on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. [Askia Stewart/Special to Tribune]

Brophy College Prep downs Desert Ridge 21-7 to end Jaguars' season

A major knee injury to its star running back contributed greatly to Desert Ridge High School’s 21-7 loss to Brophy College Prep in the second round of the Division I football playoffs.

Tempe beats Cactus to stay undefeated, advance to D-III semifinals

Quarterback Emanuel Gant and the Tempe Buffaloes showed why they have yet to lose a game this season during their 41-21 win against Cactus in the teams’ Division III quarterfinal matchup on Friday night.

Photos: Pony Express

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