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.
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 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.
In an outcome that surprised very few in attendance, Brophy College Prep defeated Basha High School 56-31 Tuesday night. A rowdy and energetic Brophy crowd helped push the Broncos past their early struggles and improve to 19-1 on the season, while the Basha Bears fell to 10-14.
The Tempe High School boys’ varsity basketball team took home the win with a 27-point victory over non-league opponent, Lee Williams High School, Friday, improving their overall record to 12-7.
The McClintock varsity girls basketball team lost 38-35 in the final seconds of their Friday night home game against conference competitors, the Raymond S. Kellis Cougars.
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Some schools wait awhile. Some have never experienced the thrill of hoisting the Gold Ball. For the Casteel Colts that won't be an issue. This was a quick rise to the top of the 3A mountain.
In just their second year as a varsity football program the Casteel Colts are heading to the 3A state championship on Saturday at Campo Verde high school.
It was a wild, high-scoring, emotional bout between No. 3 Chandler and No. 6 Pinnacle on Friday night in the 6A quarterfinals, with Chandler emerging victorious 77-52 in front of its home fans.
The brackets have been laid out, the matchups have been set, and playoff football is upon us in Arizona. Cienega captured the top seed in 5A and Sunrise Mountain jumped the four-time defending state champion Saguaro to capture the top seed in 4A. But many of the top teams from the East Valle…
The brackets have been laid out, the matchups have been set, and playoff football is upon us in Arizona. Mountain Pointe captured the top seed in 6A. But many of the top teams from the East Valley remain to raise a Golden Ball. The Road to Tucson begins on Friday and here is a breakdown of t…
Winning a state championship is difficult, but repeating is another level of work. Williams Field Head Coach Steve Campbell has etched the formula out over the past two seasons. It is simple in theory but to execute takes the right parts.
The No. 4-ranked Higley Knights had a couple of team goals in mind for their 2017 season and they checked the first one of the list Friday night as they captured the 4A Desert Sky Region with a 50-0 dismantling of the No. 8-ranked Seton Catholic Sentinels.
It was a tough battle through and through and in the end the Desert Ridge Jaguars came up victorious over the Highland Hawks 21-7, and captured the 6A Central region title.