Becca Longo is burning bright in the national spotlight now, but it all really began more than a decade ago.
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The more Gabe McGlothan reveals of himself while talking to elementary school kids, college recruiters, members of the Basha basketball program and in interviews, it is clear his path to the United States Military Academy at West Point was more than a simple choice.
In what turned out to be a defensive struggle, the Basha Bears defeated the Mountain Pointe Pride 3-2 on Wednesday in 6A baseball.
Just four years ago, Basha was six games under .500 and Mike Grothaus was a first-year coach.
With seconds rapidly disappearing from the clock, Basha boys basketball led Corona del Sol 73-65 as Corona guard Alex Barcello frantically dribbled up the court at GCU Arena. The window of opportunity for the Aztecs was about to close.
Second-seeded Basha advanced to its first state championship with a 43-38 victory over No. 3 Desert Vista in the 6A Conference semifinals at Gila River Arena.
Second-seeded Basha dominated No. 10 Desert Ridge on Saturday night to win its quarterfinal playoff game 68-40 at home.
A year ago, the Basha boys basketball found itself on the losing end of the state semifinal game to Mesa.
PRESCOTT VALLEY – Trevor Nipper has 7 percent body fat, a menacing, although religious, tattoo, and raw strength and quickness that draws oohs and ahhs from the crowd.
Perfection was denied Tuesday night as Perry upset Basha 59-57 in an absolute thriller to end the 6A Conference boys basketball regular season.
The typical successful wrestler has been on the mat for years, has wrestled a ton of matches outside of the regular season and has a refined set of skills honed over countless hours of drilling.
The athletic accomplishments of six individuals and four teams will be celebrated during the 13th Annual Chandler Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Luncheon to be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at the Chandler Center for the Arts. Special recognition also will be given to…
Terrell Brown was hitting shots from all over the court, Gabe McGlothan was owning the block and the Basha boys basketball team was in a groove that started somewhere around the first tip-off the season.
If the Basha boys basketball team had a superiority complex brewing after yet another blowout win on Friday night, it wasn’t showing on the surface.
Terrell Brown, Brennen Davis, and Gabe McGlothlan got more assertive in the second-half and top-ranked Basha pulled out a road victory at Mountain View 50-45.
With all the buzz surrounding Basha this week after hiring Rich Wellbrock to lead the football program, the boys basketball is trying to keep it going with an undefeated start.