Skyline starter Boyd Vanderkooi struck out all but two Mesa Jackrabbits on Tuesday afternoon finished with 10 in a complete game 9-0 shutout of Mesa at HoHoKam Stadium.
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After narrowly losing the first game, the Mountain View boys volleyball team battled back to win the next three, defeating Mesa 3-1.
A year ago, the Basha boys basketball found itself on the losing end of the state semifinal game to Mesa.
Tempers flared, cards were dealt and the crowd was vocal at Gilbert High on Saturday as second-seeded Gilbert boys soccer narrowly defeated No. 10 Mesa, 1-0.
Kate Hatch has spent countless hours at Mesa High with her older siblings as volleyballs whizzed by or the squeak of basketball shoes echoed in the Jackrabbits’ gym.
The annual Moon Valley Invitational hosted 32 teams from around the state this past Friday and Saturday.
The Mesa Jackrabbits came into Friday’s contest against the Dobson Mustangs unlikely to make the playoffs, but took home a commanding 63-27 win behind senior wide receiver Leon Morgan.
Entering Tuesday night's East Valley region volleyball match Mesa coach Amy Strawn wanted her team to realize the importance.
When the clock struck zero on the Mesa High School scoreboard Friday night, one team excitedly ran to the sideline, while the other retreated to its end zone for a stern talking to by their coach.