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 clock showed 33 seconds and Casteel the possession. The dramatic conclusion of a 3A State Basketball Playoff game looked promising for the 3 seed. They'd get the final look.
Perry High School’s boys basketball team saw their season come to an end on Friday night, falling on the road to Brophy College Preparatory 47-38 in the quarterfinals of the AIA 6A Boys Basketball State Championships.
After notching an opening round victory against Desert Mountain, NO. 6-seeded Red Mountain is gearing up for a second-round matchup against No. 3-seeded Desert Vista.
The No. 16 seed, Corona del Sol High School boys basketball team (15-13) fell to top seed Brophy College Prep (25-1) in the first round of this year’s Arizona Interscholastic Association 6A State Championships Monday night, 57-37, at Brophy College Prep.
The No. 4-seeded Hamilton Huskies were taken down by No. 13-seeded Chandler, 44-41, in one of the craziest finishes this year in Arizona high school basketball. The game came down to the final seconds, as a Chandler three with 1.5 seconds left, propelled the Wolves to victory.
Back in November Jay Caserio's Gilbert Tigers beat Mesa 44-42. Coming off of the Welcome to the Jungle Tournament it was an impressive win that relaxed his young team. Little did the Tigers know that three months later they'd see them again.
No. 6 seed Red Mountain defeated No. 11 seed Desert Mountain, 70-68, in the first round of the AIA 6A state playoffs Tuesday night to advance to the quarterfinals.
Perfect seasons are hard to obtain in any sport. Even title squads slip-up now and then. Not Casteel. Not even without a senior class. They've outplayed everyone in their path for the better part of two seasons. With a fighting good defense and a balanced offense, the Colts captured the peak…
All year long the Perry girls soccer team played from ahead, outscoring opponents 121 to 12. But, with their season on the line Tuesday night at Campo Verde High School, Perry fell behind 1-0 about 14 minutes into the game.
Monday afternoon the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) announced that they would be eliminating the football programs at Phoenix College, Mesa Community College, Scottsdale Community College and Glendale Community College following the 2018 season.
Junior defenseman Maddy Reuter stepped up to the ball. It was placed about 30 yards out from the Desert Vista goal mouth after the No. 5-seeded Huskies received a free kick two minutes into the first overtime period Saturday afternoon at Desert Vista High School.
The Perry High School girls soccer team grinded out a 2-0 win over Chandler Saturday afternoon, to advance to the AIA 6A soccer playoff semifinals.
After a closely contested game throughout, Horizon proved to be the better team and emerged victorious over Skyline with a final score of 83-75. The game was tight from start to finish, with Horizon only taking complete control of the game in the final minutes. The loss is an especially toug…
The Chandler Wolves boys soccer team continued their undefeated season for at least another game Wednesday, with a 2-0 home victory over Mesa, in the first round of the AIA 6A playoffs.
The Brophy College Preparatory boys basketball team remains No.1, beating No. 5-ranked Hamilton High school, 57-47, in a close game Tuesday night in Chandler.
The Higley boys basketball team (13-9) honored its departing seniors before Tuesday’s 4A Desert Sky conference matchup against Tempe (12-10), but it was the Knights’ sophomore stars that shined brightest in their 76-67 win over the Buffaloes.
Sunnyslope High School boys basketball team’s five game winning streak was halted by McClintock with a last second buzzer-beater Friday night as the Chargers came out on top, 56-55.
The self-appointed “House of Payne” was rocking Friday night, as the Brophy Broncos came to visit the Chandler Wolves. The game was a nail-biter, but the Broncos were able to pull out the victory 59-56 in overtime.
The Red Mountain boys basketball team defeated their regional rival, the Mesa Jackrabbits, 70-60, Friday night in a close game at Red Mountain that resulted in Mesa’s first regional loss of the season.
The No. 2-ranked Gilbert High School girls varsity basketball team earned its 18th-straight win against No. 8-ranked Pinnacle High School 64-45 to improve its overall record to 21-2.
The Mesa High School slogan, “Carry on,” written on the scoreboard, held extra meaning for the boys soccer team Thursday night, as the Jackrabbits played themselves into a spot in the 6A state playoffs with a 2-0 victory over Tucson High Magnet School.