Sports with Alex Zener

Although the Aztecs have several strong performers in their current wrestling program, it may be challenging for the defending Division I state championship team to repeat in 2018 after losing more than two-thirds of their state medalists to graduation when Division I is predicted to be extremely competitive this season.

Gatorade’s Player of Year for a second time around. Gulp!

Brooke Nuneviller seems to be able to do it all.

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Soccer heats up

Team gallops off to PONY nationals; Pearsall, Peat contemplate new roles

Twelve young 10 to 11-year-old baseball players make up the 2018 Chandler All Star team chosen to represent Chandler Youth Baseball in the PONY National League tournament to be held July 18-22 in Walnut, Calif.

Corona JV softball team goes undefeated

Corona’s girls JV softball team had a recordsetting year with an undefeated 18-0 season. Even more remarkable is the ages of the players on the team with seven freshman having prominent roles.

As football season nears, eyes turn to expectations

With football a little over two months away, football fans at both Corona del Sol and Marcos de Niza are most like starting to think about high school football and how their teams will play this season since both teams will have new quarterbacks while the Aztecs have a new head coach.

Indoor soccer now has a new venue—outdoors

Soccer is appearing in all shapes and sizes around the community these days. Literally.

Corona’s boys soccer team starts season 12-1; Tempe defeats Marcos in boys basketball

Corona boys soccer team, currently ranked No. 3 nationally and No. 1 in the state, according to MaxPreps.com, with 14 returning players, 10 of them starters from last season, has a chance to be as good or better than the Aztec team that won the Arizona Division I state championship in 2010.

Peat dynasty scores again with 14-year-old star athlete

You’d be hard pressed to be a sports fan living in south Tempe, let alone the rest of Arizona, and not have heard the...

Sports Notebook with Alex Zener

Members of Corona’s girls soccer team, currently ranked No. 16, has several matches in January to improve the team’s rankings before 2018 6A Soccer Conference Play-In Tournament on Jan. 25.
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