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.
From the first play of its 42-14 season opening victory over Red Mountain on Friday, Chandler football was in total control.
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.
Corona del Sol spoiled Red Mountain’s baseball home opener Wednesday night by defeating the Mountain Lions 7-2 on the way to its third straight victory, improving them to 3-2 on the season.
Disrespectful and racial chants and shouts by high school students at basketball games recently were addressed by the Arizona Interscholastic Association in a press release on Tuesday.
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.
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.
Jaydon Brooks has been Mountain Pointe’s emergency quarterback the last couple of the years.
Red Mountain’s run to the 6A Conference semifinals as the 13th seed isn’t surprising.
The Red Mountain Lions kept their championship hopes alive with a 34-33 win over the Brophy College Prep Broncos behind junior Lance Lawson’s huge game Friday night.
LAVEEN - The rain and lightening that rolled over South Mountain drowned out second day of the Division I girls state golf tournament.
The Mountain Pointe girls volleyball team advanced to the 6A Conference state quarterfinal match after a three-set sweep over Red Mountain, 25-28, 25-12, 25-10, on Wednesday.
Twenty area teams had their school name placed on a line in the AIA state football playoff brackets Saturday morning.