Sports Notebook

Corona Division 6A thriller

Corona Division 6A thriller

Corona’s girls volleyball team, feeling confident after defeating Xavier in a five-set thriller in the semifinals, easily defeated Mountain Pointe in straight sets, 25-13, 25-21, 25-15, in the finals earlier this month to win the 2016 Division 6A State Championship for the first time since 1991.

Loss won’t overshadow Aztecs’ goals for a winning season

Loss won’t overshadow Aztecs’ goals for a winning season

The Aztecs started their first possession against Desert Ridge on Oct. 7 with a kickoff return by Brandon Gavel to the Aztecs’ 37-yard line. The gain proved fruitless when they were unable to capitalize on this good field position to sustain a drive or score a point until the third quarter.

Aztecs net top honors in state VBall finals

Aztecs net top honors in state VBall finals

Corona’s girls volleyball team, at the Westwood Tournament of Champions on Sept. 17, went undefeated in eight matches, losing only two sets in the process, to play against the state’s No. 1 ranked team the championship finals.

A Marcos alum strikes Gold

A Marcos alum strikes Gold

The Marcos de Niza family of students, alumni, teachers, staff and fans—in addition to a whole lot of people from Tempe and surrounding areas—can be proud of Marcos alum and new Olympian Sam Dorman, who recently won a silver medal with his diving partner, Mike Hixon, in the men’s synchronized 3-meter springboard diving competition during the 2016 Olympic games in Rio.

Corona wrestlers hone their skills

Corona wrestlers hone their skills

Wrestlers, like most high school athletes, use their summer vacation from school to sharpen their skills against the best competition they can find to further their specific athletic development in preparation for the high school season.

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