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The start of the quarterfinals for prep football across the state also presents the beginning of the historic Open Division playoffs, as the state’s top eight teams from 6A, 5A and 4A begin their quest for a true state championship.

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The third-ranked Basha Bears girls volleyball program found themselves facing an uphill battle on Tuesday night at Desert Financial Arena in Tempe, as they trailed top-seeded and district-rival Perry by two sets in the 6A Girls Volleyball State Championship.

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Desert Ridge High School swimmer Camron Pazand was used to being one of the fastest swimmers at his former high school located near Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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The Higley High School boys golf program capped off one of its best seasons in program history with hardware, as the Knights captured the Division II championship in Tucson.

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The teams from Mesa and Chandler were in the fifth set of a spirited girls’ volleyball match. As the score went back and forth, the crowd went wild with each passing point.

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The first round of the playoffs across the state for the 2A-6A conferences is in the books, as teams who emerged victorious now look to the quarterfinals.

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The No. 8 Desert Ridge Jaguars defeated the No. 9 Cesar Chavez Champions by a score of 58-41 in the first round of the 6A playoffs behind the strong connection between quarterback Austin Kolb and wide receiver Aidan Lee.

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In a tremendous defensive performance, the sixth-ranked Mesquite Wildcats have advanced to the 4A quarterfinals with their 21-6 rout of the 11-seeded Pueblo Magnet Warriors on Friday night.

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Defensive takeaways were key in No. 3 Perry’s 38-25 home victory over No. 14 Mountain Ridge in the first round of the 6A football playoffs.

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Hamilton High School junior Johnny Walker and senior Joy Callinan both shined at the Arizona Interscholastic Association Division I boys’ and girls’ golf championships Tuesday, as both captured individual state titles. 

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The first round of the 6A-2A conference playoffs kicks off on Friday, while teams involved in the Open Division have an extra week to prepare for a run at the state title.

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Before Bob Wylie became a viral sensation on the HBO show “Hard Knocks,” he put together a long and storied career as a professional football coach.

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When Victoria Knapp of Skyline High School won her fourth consecutive state diving championship last fall, she knew she would be sharing a podium with other divers.

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High school football programs from Chandler and Scottsdale will headline the inaugural Open Division playoff when it kicks off in two weeks.

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The regular season is in the books. Playoffs start next week for more of the East Valley teams, while others in the Open Division wait a week to begin play. 

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The 10 weeks leading up to Friday night’s matchup between Hamilton and Chandler in the Battle of Arizona Avenue set up one of the most highly-anticipated meetings between the two schools in the history of the rivalry. 

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The Mesa Jackrabbits defeated the Skyline Coyotes 3-2 in a thrilling match that went down to the wire, clinching second place in the section and home court to start the playoffs.

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Two years ago, Cristian Zendejas was a preferred walk-on for the Arizona State football team, unsure where his role would take him.

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