Aden Roddick is a sports journalism major at Arizona State University assigned to cover Mesa athletics.
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For many years, Chaparral’s football program has been the face of north Scottsdale high school football, with Saguaro dominating the south.
Joey Plishka is a sports journalism major at Arizona State University assigned to cover Gilbert Christian athletics.
Sean Lynch is a sports journalism major at Arizona State University assigned to cover McClintock athletics. The last time the McClintock girls volleyball team surpassed ten-or-more wins in a single season was Sept. 21, 2013.On that date, Katy Perry’s “Roar” was the No. 1 song on the Billboar…
Defense, defense, a safety and more defense.The Hamilton Huskies defeated the Highland Hawks 10-8 in a Friday night matchup in Gilbert. Both defenses dominated the game, as the Huskies offense was sparked by junior quarterback Beckham Pellant who came into the game in the second quarter.“Def…
The Gilbert High School girls volleyball team fell in three straight sets to the Corona Del Sol Aztecs on Tuesday night, delivering the Tigers their first conference loss. Twenty-four hours later, Gilbert responded with a victory in three consecutive sets over the Mesquite Wildcats.
On Sept. 29, Westwood’s girl's badminton team played an away game against Dobson and despite their amazing start to the season, they lost all nine matches.
Big matchups, including some rivalries, headline this week’s slate of high school football games in the East Valley.
The last four days leading up to Seton Catholic’s rare Monday night bout with Benjamin Franklin were about the toughest a program could encounter midway through the season.
Avery Burks said she doesn’t always feel there is pressure on her to perform on the court for the Perry Pumas volleyball team.
The Mesa Jackrabbits were in a shootout in their home opener against the Cesar Chavez Champions with a final score of 47-21 to get their first win of the season.After chipping their way down the field, Manny Pino found his favorite target early, connecting on a 47-yard touchdown with Tre Bro…
Being undefeated through a bye week is an impressive accomplishment. For Higley High School, it remarks on a resurgence of a bounce-back season for the program.Higley High School went 3-8 in last year's football season and has already matched their previous year's win total this season throu…
Kobe Van Nort is a sports journalism major at Arizona State University assigned to cover Williams Field High School.