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.
The state finalists are set in the Division III and IV wrestling tournament after the first day of action in Prescott Valley.
Olivia Grossklaus looked like there was a surprise party thrown for her at the Skyline Aquatic Center in November and she truly had no clue it was coming.
TUCSON – One by one, teammates and friends went up to Nazareth Greer on Thursday night, congratulating him for a tremendous high school career and wishing him the best of luck in whatever the future holds.
The final rankings had some movement, including a new top-ranked team for the first time all year, after the regular season came to an end.
Twenty area teams had their school name placed on a line in the AIA state football playoff brackets Saturday morning.
At the beginning of the year, it was easy to pinpoint Chandler-Hamilton the game of the week for the final Friday of the regular season.
Week nine in the high school football season and every game becomes a must-win for playoff seeding.
The Marcos de Niza Padres erupted Friday night against the Seton Catholic Sentinels to earn their sixth win of the season and head coach Paul Moro’s 332nd of his career.