Legacy Sports Park, a massive 320-acre sports and entertainment complex currently under construction in East Mesa, has announced its partnership with the Cactus Football League for its 2022 season.
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Cole Martin and Deshaun Buchanan, two of the state’s top recruits in the 2023 class, have withdrawn from Hamilton and transferred to Basha to continue their high school football careers.
The Chandler Unified School District recently investigated an incident involving a racial slur used by a coach in the Hamilton football program.
Section 7, a major summer high school basketball tournament featuring several in- and out-of-state programs will make its return after more than a year after the pandemic forced last year’s cancellation.
The Highland Hawks football team navigated through one of the state’s toughest schedules during the 2020 COVID season with few wounds from top programs.
Chris Chick was more than just an offensive line coach for the Chandler Wolves. He was a beloved friend and mentor to all that came into contact with him over the course of his career.
Desert Mountain junior catcher Luke Moeller was looking for a bit of an escape from a heartbreaking reality when he entered the 5A state baseball championship with his team.
The 2021 state track & field meet brought along an opportunity spring athletes missed out on last season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The 2021 track & field state championships saw the emergence of future powerhouse programs and a star on one of Gilbert’s best teams year in and year out.
Backs against the wall on several occasions during the 4A baseball championship, Mesquite head coach Jeff Holland never lost faith in his pitching staff.
The start of the coronavirus pandemic last spring put many Chandler schools’ plans to defend their state track & field championships on hold.
Siera Phillips and Breanna Macha Peterson don’t often talk about the bitter rivalry between their colleges. The players on Red Mountain’s softball team will do that for them at an appropriate time.
For many Desert Vista and Mountain Pointe athletes, it was a breath of fresh air. Others saw it as a shot at redemption.
East Valley schools had a dominant performance on Saturday in the boys’ volleyball state championships, where both top-ranked Casteel (5A) and Perry (6A) were able to cap off the season with rings. After more than two years of anticipating this opportunity since the end of the 2019 season, b…
Patrick Herrera and his older brother, AJ, grew up inside of a dugout. Whether playing baseball themselves or as bat boys for the team their father Pat coached, they were always nearby.
Leighton Accardo’s legacy, one built on positively impacting the lives of everyone she came into contact with, will forever live on in the hearts of Arizona sports fans and the Coyotes organization.
Not only has the Perry boys’ volleyball team gained local attention for its dominant start to the 2021 season, but it’s gone national, too.
When Terry Dietz took over the Higley baseball program ahead of the 2019-20 season, he aimed to change the perception and culture of the team.
Cole and Kori Martin can’t help but smile and break out into laughter when asked who the better athlete is between the two. It’s a question that has been asked all throughout their childhood and perhaps even more so now that the two are at the same high school.
A group of 13 girls in 2019 represented Mesa and all of Arizona in the Junior Little League Softball World Series, an opportunity of a lifetime that brought success on a national stage.