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.
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.
Makayla Donahoo was not supposed to be on the badminton court, especially with her heading to college on a Division I softball scholarship at Weber State.
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.
After a closely contested game throughout, Horizon proved to be the better team and emerged victorious over Skyline with a final score of 83-75. The game was tight from start to finish, with Horizon only taking complete control of the game in the final minutes. The loss is an especially toug…
Sunnyslope High School boys basketball team’s five game winning streak was halted by McClintock with a last second buzzer-beater Friday night as the Chargers came out on top, 56-55.
The Mesa High School slogan, “Carry on,” written on the scoreboard, held extra meaning for the boys soccer team Thursday night, as the Jackrabbits played themselves into a spot in the 6A state playoffs with a 2-0 victory over Tucson High Magnet School.
Some schools wait awhile. Some have never experienced the thrill of hoisting the Gold Ball. For the Casteel Colts that won't be an issue. This was a quick rise to the top of the 3A mountain.
The jockeying and feeling-out process is in overtime. The Arizona Interscholastic Association’s new six-conference set-up for next scheduling block was released this week.
When the Arizona Football Coaches Association (AzFCA) got together for the meeting on Friday, there is a good chance Pete Walheim got a lot of pats on the back.