The Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Board voted Tuesday to no longer require masks to be worn by athletes and officials actively competing in their respective sport beginning with winter playoffs on March 9.
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Cody Williams’ improvement both physically and mentally from his freshman to sophomore years has become one of the leading factors for the success Perry High School boys basketball team has had this season.
The pipeline between Arizona and Iowa State University continues to be built year after year in the form of national football recruits.
Micky Scala has been destined to put on a pair of boxing gloves since watching his father and brother at a young age.
Evan Svoboda waited three years for his opportunity to prove himself as a leader on the football field for Red Mountain High School.
There typically isn’t a day that goes by when Seton Catholic senior point guard Isabella DiGiovanni finds much free time for herself.
Desert Ridge senior Joe Kisting stood across the wrestling mat from the Mesa High School wrestling program, not aware of what would happen after the meeting between captains for the dual match between both schools.
Chandler senior point guard Carson Kelly knew entering the season he would be relied upon not only for his leadership but toughness on the court as well.
Since David DiComenico took over the Mesa High School wrestling program as head coach seven years ago, it’s a position he has cherished.
The Hamilton and Chandler high school basketball teams have both been forced into quarantine for at least 10 days due to a positive COVID-19 test in at least one of the programs.
Players sat staggered on three rows of bleachers in Hamilton High School’s gymnasium, masks remaining on their faces unless taking a drink of water.
Chandler senior running back Eli Sanders, one of the most electrifying playmakers this past season, has committed to play football for Iowa State University.
Roy Lopez, who stepped down as Tolleson head football coach following the 2020, has been hired to take over the Desert Ridge program.
Just days after the Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Board voted to cancel the winter sports season due to rising COVID-19 and hospital metrics, a re-vote in favor of allowing the season to begin as scheduled took place Tuesday during a special meeting.
The 2020 football season faced an adversity unlike any other as teams were forced to navigate through rigorous mitigation protocols as the coronavirus pandemic raged on in the state.
Ty Thompson, who led Mesquite to two consecutive 4A state championships, capped off his high school football career by winning the 2020 Ed Doherty Award.
The Arizona Interscholastic Association on Friday voted in favor of cancelling the winter prep sports season due to the latest surge in coronavirus cases and other metrics in the state.
The 50th rendition of the Fiesta Bowl, the premier annual college football even in Arizona, provided the first-ever meeting between 11th ranked Iowa State of the Big 12 and No. 25 Oregon from the PAC-12.