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.
Saturday was the quarterfinals of the Division I tennis state championship tournament and it was mostly chalk that won the day.
GLENDALE - Mountain View very nearly reached the Promised Land. In the end, though, the Toros just didn’t have enough in the tank.
A year after graduating five seniors, Hamilton boys tennis coach Phil Gonzales didn’t keep his expectations high.
In tennis, doubles is a game of experience, both personal and in the game.
One must be acutely aware of the in-game situation and know exactly how to respond.
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.