When Tyler Svendson gave up hockey and focused on golf full time, it wasn’t as easy as turning in the ice skates for golf shoes.
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The Desert Vista boys golf team was known as one of Arizona’s best golf program to never win a state title.
Repeating as state champions is never an easy feat to conquer let alone doing so after moving up a division the next season.
The annual Antigua National High School Golf Invitational (ANHSGI) will be played this weekend (Sept. 9-10) at McCormick Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale.
Before diving completely into the winter sports, there is time to take one more look back at what was accomplished, surpassed and championed in the fall.
The Division I boys state golf tournament had plenty of drama, but it looked like the East Valley was going to mostly stay out of it.
LAVEEN - The Division I boys state golf tournament had plenty of drama, but it looked like the East Valley was going to mostly stay out of it.
LAVEEN - As if trying to overcome Xavier wasn’t enough, a strong wind made Tuesday’s final round of the Division I state golf tournament at Aguila Golf Course a little more challenging.
The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) reconsidered Highland boys golf team’s probation during the executive board meeting at the AIA office on Wednesday.
Here is a quick spin around the fall sports scene after a big weekend of competition for area teams.
The Arizona Interscholastic Association reconsidered Highland High School's boy's golf team's probation during the executive board meeting held at the AIA office on Wednesday.
The Junior PGA Championship is a prestigious tournament where golfers such as Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth have all competed before their professional careers took off, and Jack Snyder will now have that same opportunity on his first try.
Usually, high school athletes wait until their junior or senior year to decide where they will be furthering their athletic careers, but when your top school comes knocking, it doesn’t take too long to say yes.
A solid, winning football program, much like any building, is built on a strong foundation. However, instead of concrete, the basis of a football program is the principles in which a coach believes.
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.
Travis Schureman was a bit perplexed, much like everyone else, but he isn’t as concerned as others about where the Queen Creek football program will land once divisional placement is finalized.
The high school sports scene in the East Valley featured a mix of continued dominance for some teams, along with others finally breaking through after years of being very close. Some teams failed to survive adversity, while others found a way to thrive through their difficult times.
Highland High School’s boys golf team was placed on a one-year probation by the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) for violating a regulation that disallows players from playing on the state championship venue course after a certain date
LAVEEN – Brock Goyen went to the fifth tee on Wednesday knowing the tournament was his to win only if he played well over the next 32 holes.