Wrangler News » Sports Notebook Archive » Wrangler News http://www.wranglernews.com Think Local. Read Local. Sun, 16 Aug 2015 19:46:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Warm-ups already underway for high school cross country season http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/07/30/warm-ups-already-underway-for-high-school-cross-country-season/ http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/07/30/warm-ups-already-underway-for-high-school-cross-country-season/#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2015 01:53:09 +0000 http://www.wranglernews.com/?p=10525 If you drive around Tempe next week around 3 p.m. you will most likely see a multitude of high school cross country runners running the sidewalks around Corona, Marcos, McClintock and Tempe high schools readying for the first main cross country the first part of September.

The post Warm-ups already underway for high school cross country season appeared first on Wrangler News.

]]>
http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/07/30/warm-ups-already-underway-for-high-school-cross-country-season/feed/ 0
Basketball news abounds despite seasonal lull: Bagley, Barcello under recruiting microscope http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/06/18/basketball-news-abounds-despite-seasonal-lull-bagley-barcello-under-recruiting-microscope/ http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/06/18/basketball-news-abounds-despite-seasonal-lull-bagley-barcello-under-recruiting-microscope/#comments Fri, 19 Jun 2015 05:08:36 +0000 http://www.wranglernews.com/?p=10331 It doesn’t matter if the high schools are out for summer when it comes to Corona’s boys basketball program. The Aztecs have two dominant players who seem to be in the news almost weekly.

The post Basketball news abounds despite seasonal lull: Bagley, Barcello under recruiting microscope appeared first on Wrangler News.

]]>
http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/06/18/basketball-news-abounds-despite-seasonal-lull-bagley-barcello-under-recruiting-microscope/feed/ 0
Lady Aztec softball winds up with renewed hopes for Top 10 berth http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/06/08/lady-aztec-softball-winds-up-with-renewed-hopes-for-top-10-berth/ http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/06/08/lady-aztec-softball-winds-up-with-renewed-hopes-for-top-10-berth/#comments Mon, 08 Jun 2015 19:58:21 +0000 http://www.wranglernews.com/?p=10251 The Lady Aztecs, 21-13 overall, may have started the program’s comeback to Top-10 status this season when it was learned that 12 of the 14 Corona softball players who helped the Aztecs get their highest power point rankings in years should return next season. With seniors Maggie Jackson and Sarah McCabe leading the team of […]

The post Lady Aztec softball winds up with renewed hopes for Top 10 berth appeared first on Wrangler News.

]]>
http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/06/08/lady-aztec-softball-winds-up-with-renewed-hopes-for-top-10-berth/feed/ 0
Aztecs emerge victorious in elite Basha Relays http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/05/04/aztecs-emerge-victorious-in-elite-basha-relays/ http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/05/04/aztecs-emerge-victorious-in-elite-basha-relays/#comments Mon, 04 May 2015 07:30:22 +0000 http://www.wranglernews.com/?p=10171 By Alex Zener Corona’s boys and girls track and field teams took first place at the Basha Relays, with the boys compiling 75 points and defeating Highland, which was second, with 69 points. The girls team also won, with 41 to Highland’s 34 points. Sam Shoultz led the way with a tie for first place […]

The post Aztecs emerge victorious in elite Basha Relays appeared first on Wrangler News.

]]>
http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/05/04/aztecs-emerge-victorious-in-elite-basha-relays/feed/ 0
Corona del Sol Baseball, player-in-focus: Damon DeVirgilio http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/05/04/corona-del-sol-baseball-player-in-focus-damon-devirgilio/ http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/05/04/corona-del-sol-baseball-player-in-focus-damon-devirgilio/#comments Mon, 04 May 2015 07:26:07 +0000 http://www.wranglernews.com/?p=10175 Corona Baseball — With one game left in the regular season, the Aztecs are sitting in 11th place in the Division I baseball standings with a 20-6 overall record after defeating Mountain Pointe, 1-0, April 23, at Diablo Stadium. On April 29, Corona honored seniors on their home field while playing host to Desert Ridge. […]

The post Corona del Sol Baseball, player-in-focus: Damon DeVirgilio appeared first on Wrangler News.

]]>
http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/05/04/corona-del-sol-baseball-player-in-focus-damon-devirgilio/feed/ 0
Aztecs’ Duane Jr. stepping down; search underway for a successor http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/04/20/aztecs-duane-jr-stepping-down-search-underway-for-a-successor/ http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/04/20/aztecs-duane-jr-stepping-down-search-underway-for-a-successor/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 06:43:49 +0000 http://www.wranglernews.com/?p=10133 After leading the Aztecs to a historic four straight state championships and earning the title of MaxPreps 2015 National High School Basketball Coach of the Year, Corona del Sol High School head basketball coach Sam Duane Jr. is stepping down. Duane, who will remain a teacher at Corona, wants to spend more time with his […]

The post Aztecs’ Duane Jr. stepping down; search underway for a successor appeared first on Wrangler News.

]]>
http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/04/20/aztecs-duane-jr-stepping-down-search-underway-for-a-successor/feed/ 0
Aztecs gather in a pre-game prayer circle for their teammate http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/04/07/aztecs-gather-in-a-pre-game-prayer-circle-for-their-teammate/ http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/04/07/aztecs-gather-in-a-pre-game-prayer-circle-for-their-teammate/#comments Wed, 08 Apr 2015 06:13:06 +0000 http://www.wranglernews.com/?p=10089 By Alex Zener The Aztec volleyball team is all about being strong this season while playing on the court but they are being strong off the court, as well, for their teammate Ridge Vanderbur, who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia this past summer. “Our season is about being ‘Aztec Strong’ because we are dedicating […]

The post Aztecs gather in a pre-game prayer circle for their teammate appeared first on Wrangler News.

]]>
http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/04/07/aztecs-gather-in-a-pre-game-prayer-circle-for-their-teammate/feed/ 0
Aztecs face perennial foe DV as season unfolds http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/03/23/aztecs-face-perennial-foe-dv-as-season-unfolds/ http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/03/23/aztecs-face-perennial-foe-dv-as-season-unfolds/#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:05:09 +0000 http://www.wranglernews.com/?p=10031 Corona’s boys track team hopes to defend its DI State Championship this spring, returning 120 competitors out of the current 200 participating in track and field this season. But heavy competition may await from perienial favorite Desert Vista. “Our goal this season is to repeat on the boys side and to return to the top […]

The post Aztecs face perennial foe DV as season unfolds appeared first on Wrangler News.

]]>
http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/03/23/aztecs-face-perennial-foe-dv-as-season-unfolds/feed/ 0
Corona defense crushes DV; Aztecs secure record 4th State win http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/03/09/corona-defense-crushes-dv-aztecs-secure-record-4th-state-win/ http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/03/09/corona-defense-crushes-dv-aztecs-secure-record-4th-state-win/#comments Mon, 09 Mar 2015 07:02:58 +0000 http://www.wranglernews.com/?p=9957 By Alex Zener Those who foresaw a game of intense rivalry between two Tempe Union high schools, in which Corona del Sol’s highpowered offense was to be pitted against Desert Vista’s suffocating defense, could not more emphatically have missed their mark. It was the Aztecs’ stifling defense, allowing the Thunder to score only fi ve […]

The post Corona defense crushes DV; Aztecs secure record 4th State win appeared first on Wrangler News.

]]>
http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/03/09/corona-defense-crushes-dv-aztecs-secure-record-4th-state-win/feed/ 0
Seton girls basketball takes runner-up after hard final loss http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/03/08/seton-girls-basketball-takes-runner-up-after-hard-final-loss/ http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/03/08/seton-girls-basketball-takes-runner-up-after-hard-final-loss/#comments Mon, 09 Mar 2015 06:36:51 +0000 http://www.wranglernews.com/?p=9952 By Alex Zener After a slow start, down by as much as 10 points in the fi rst quarter, Seton’s girls basketball team pulled within one point twice but failed to overcome turnovers and missed free throws ultimately losing 49-52 to the No. 12 seed, Maricopa, in the finals March 2 at Gila River Arena. […]

The post Seton girls basketball takes runner-up after hard final loss appeared first on Wrangler News.

]]>
http://www.wranglernews.com/2015/03/08/seton-girls-basketball-takes-runner-up-after-hard-final-loss/feed/ 0