Just two days after the Arizona Interscholastic Association announced its phased-in approach to the start of fall sports this year, officials released a list of updated modifications and best practices that will help mitigate the spread of coronavirus while competing.
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The future of fall sports in Arizona became clearer Wednesday afternoon as the Arizona Interscholastic Association released a revised schedule following a special Executive Board meeting.
Representatives from the Arizona Football Coaches Association have finalized a proposal that would delay the start of competition for the 2020 season until Oct. 2 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Kerry Croswhite, who spent the 15 years as the head swim coach and assistant softball coach at Chandler High School, passed away Tuesday night after a month-long battle with COVID-19.
East Valley high school athletic directors continue to do their part to navigate sport programs through a tenuous summer filled with uncertainty surrounding a fall sports season.
A Gilbert native is one step closer to achieving her dream of competing in the Olympics after she was officially named to the United States Track Cycling Olympic Long Team for the Tokyo games.
Mitch Armour, who was hired in early May to be the next head boys basketball coach at Skyline High School, was only able to meet with players for a few weeks before he decided to shut down the camp.
As football programs across the East Valley try to carefully navigate through summer workouts, some have fallen victim to COVID-19 infections among players.
A group of Chandler teens has accepted opportunities to attend a prestigious high school soccer academy with ties to a professional club in Utah.
Higley’s Keaton Jones went the extra mile to raise money for members of the Arizona community most vulnerable to severe illness from COVID-19.
It took a moment for Highland senior Leo Daschbach to realize what he had accomplished as he crossed the finish line at Oak Ridge Hill High School in El Dorado Hills, Calif.
Valley Christian High School began welcoming student athletes back to campus this past week as part of a phased reopening plan announced by school administrators on Tuesday, May 26.
A Chandler resident has taken the lead on providing an outlet for 12-year-olds of Chandler National Little League after the season was canceled because of the pandemic.
There was once a point during his high school football career that Eli Sanders aimed to be the best running back to ever come out of the Mountain Pointe program.
Mitch Armour, who previously coached at Coronado High School in Scottsdale, has been recommended to become the next head boys basketball coach at Skyline.
Ryan Freeman, who spent the last 15 years working under Max Ragsdale as an assistant, has been hired as head coach of the Campo Verde football program.
When Zack Shepherd departed for Italy in 2019 for his two-year church mission, his main focus was to share his faith with the Italian people.
Kerry Taylor, who recently stepped down after two seasons as head coach of the Arcadia football program, has been hired for the same position at San Tan Charter School in Gilbert.
Former Coronado boys soccer coach Nick Barker, who led the Dons to three state titles, is set to become the new head coach of the Hamilton program, pending board approval.