Padres matchup with Ironwood will determine Nov. 24 challenger

Lots of folks, except perhaps the fans and football players of No. 2-seeded Marcos de Niza, were probably hoping for another cliff-hanger between the Padres and the No. 7-seeded Chaparral Firebirds when they met up for the second time this season in the quarterfinals of the Division II state football playoffs Nov. 9. The game […]

8th grader aims high after win in distance marathon

8th grader aims high after win in distance marathon

It may be too early to predict, but Corona’s cross-country program could have another budding long-distance runner in the pipeline in Slade Sumners. Slade, who finished first in his age category in the San Diego Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon as a 12-year-old, 69th out of over 17,000 runners, completing the 13.1 miles in 1:24:59, […]

Former CdS standout wins spot on college baseball writers’ All-American 2nd team

Former CdS standout wins spot on college baseball writers’ All-American 2nd team

Corona del Sol graduateMike Felton has been named to Second Team All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers of America for his performance playing second baseman at Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C.Felton, part of Corona’s 2009 state championship baseball team, was also named by the American Baseball Coaches Association to the Second Team All-American […]

Sports Notebook: Fall wrap-up

Sports Notebook: Fall wrap-up

Corona Football Corona’s football players, under new head coach Tom Joseph, took on a new challenge that may have helped them not only during the 2011 football season but ultimately throughout their lifetime. “Last year was a new adventure in my coaching career,” said Joseph. “Trying to get everyone on board was quite the challenge. […]

All-City Sports Notebook

All-City Sports Notebook

All Tempe high schools had athletes with outstanding results at the Division I and Division II state track meet held May 9-12 at Mesa Community College. Corona Track and Field The Aztecs got a big boost in points from their boys 4×800 relay team when they crossed the finish line first to receive the gold […]