One by one the eight remaining Arizona high school football teams took to the podium at Barro’s Pizza in Gilbert as part of the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s Championship Media Day.
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Winter sports have commenced across the East Valley, marking the end of an eventful fall season for Mesa high schools.
It’s not often Saguaro is considered the underdog in matchups. But it’s a role the Sabercats have come to enjoy this season.
Seconds after strong safety Franky Morales intercepted Liberty’s fourth-down heave to the end zone, Chandler players and coaches rushed onto Austin Field in celebration.
With six minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, Chaparral senior quarterback Brayten Silbor knew he and his offense had a chance to not only run the clock but score a go-ahead touchdown.
For the first time since 2018, the No. 3 Mesquite Wildcats will not be crowned the Arizona 4A state football champions. They fell 41-28 in the semifinals to the No. 2 Casa Grande Cougars in Casa Grande.Casa Grande (13-0) will face No. 1 Poston Butte (11-2) in the 4A state championship game n…
All season long the Highland defense has stepped up when it mattered most, and in Friday night’s 28-14 6A semifinal win over Red Mountain was no exception.
Led by their defense and senior wide receiver Carter Wojcik, the No. 3 Mesquite High School Wildcats remained undefeated in the 4A playoffs under coach Scott Hare, defeating No. 11 Lee Williams High School 27-13 on Friday night in Gilbert.On Friday Dec. 3, Mesquite (9-3) will travel to face …
Basha’s rise to prominence in the Arizona high school football scene was no fluke. It came behind talented, yet young players who aren’t afraid of the spotlight.
As the Valley cools off, winter sports are now heading into the start of their campaigns. At Skyline High School, the men's soccer team is building chemistry while they search for their identity.
The 3A semifinal between top-ranked American Leadership Academy - Gilbert North and fourth-ranked Yuma Catholic was billed as the matchup to watch at Campo Verde High School on Saturday night.
The Casteel Colts visited the Desert Vista Thunder in the first round of the 2021 AIA State Football Playoffs. Without the top teams in each conference due to the Open Division, the 6A playoffs become more competitive.
Red Mountain coach Mike Peterson could only laugh after his team’s victory over Centennial Friday night in the first round of the 6A playoffs.
From start to finish it was all top-ranked Highland in a 45-0 shutout against No. 16 Mountain Pointe in the first round of the 6A playoffs.
Williams Field golf has taken home the 2021 Division II state championship, the first in school history. The program has been successful since the school started in 2007, which also happens to be when Rick Miles was hired as head coach, beginning his quest for a state title.
Heading into the 2021 season, Steve Kanner won eight state titles and three national championships at Hamilton High School.
The Arizona State high school Cross Country championships were held at Cave Creek Golf Course on Saturday, Nov. 13, and it showcased the best runners from across the entire state of Arizona.
Hamilton head volleyball coach Sharon Vanis told her team ahead of the 6A Conference state championship that in order to win, they had to establish momentum early on in the match.
Coach Lindy Ramsland and her Valley Christian volleyball team know all too well what it feels like to make a run to the state championship and fall short. It’s happened two years in a row for the Trojans.
The Battle for Arizona Avenue has always been a rivalry with emotions running high and vital implications to the 6A rankings. In recent history, it has been an even matchup, with both Chandler located powerhouses alternating domination in Arizona since 2000. This year proved to be much of th…
After a Zach Hammett touchdown tied the game up at 28 for River Valley with under two minutes left to play in the fourth quarter, Valley Christian head coach Jake Petersen knew there was one player that he had to give the ball to.
Under the Friday night lights, the Mountain View home stand is decked out in a sea of blue, cheering the Toro football team on. This is made possible by the Toros Football Booster Club and the Mountain View Toros Booster Club.