High school athletes recognized in annual fall All City awards

High school athletes recognized in annual fall All City awards

Corona athletes honored were Stephanie Kennedy and Kasey Kiefer for volleyball, Sam Radford, Aaron Simons and James Contes for football, Nathan Rodriquez for cross country, Chloe Hacker in diving and Halie Carpenter for girls golf. Senior Kennedy, playing the libero position, led the team in digs with 475, or 4.4 digs a set, and in […]

Aztec wrestlers pin their hopes on a state tourney victory in February

The Aztecs, expected to be one of the strongest teams in the state tournament in February, continued their dominance by winning the Moon Valley Invitational Dec. 22 and defeating their closest competitors, Camp Verde, by 53 points, Dobson by 111 points, Coconino by 125 points and Desert Vista by 129 points. Corona, undefeated in Arizona […]

Holiday matches will test wrestlers’ durability

Holiday matches will test wrestlers’ durability

Corona’s wrestling team has started this season on top, winning every match including a first-place at the Southwest Showdown. Not only have they won every match but nine of their wrestlers have lost only two or less matches in their quest for another state championship. “Freshman Bridger Barker (170 pound weight class), junior Ethan Tursini […]

Benson, Siefker setting page for Aztecs’ 2013 run at state title

The Aztecs may have a huge target on their back after winning 30 straight games and the Division I state championship last season, but with the help of a veteran point guard, a hard-nosed defender and the leadership of five seniors, they could easily find themselves in the mix for another state title. Aztec returning […]

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, […]