State championship still a goal of Aztec Vball girls

Corona’s defending state championship girls volleyball team lost key players to graduation but the Aztecs have not lost a step in their quest to earn another DI state championship trophy at the end of the 2017 season.

Padres hope beloved coach can win one more battle

The gymnasium at Marcos de Niza High School filled with students and staff at a special assembly to cheer on football coach Paul Moro who was recently diagnosed with advanced lung cancer.

Aztec wrestlers grapple with funding at carwash

Corona DI state championship wrestling team is doing more than working hard in the offseason to be ready when the official school season starts later this fall: They were hard at work last Saturday washing cars to help raise money for their team.

Corona badminton team draws new coach, winning attitude

Corona’s badminton team will have a new head coach, two assistant coaches, and a competitive positive attitude when they play their first match of the season at home against Xavier Prep, the defending state champions, on Aug. 24.

Phoenix Rising: Score!

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Barcello, Lee departures leave a tough challenge

It’s going to be hard to fill the basketball shoes and score the points typically made by Alex Barcello and Sabin Lee, Corona’s star players who both will be heading off to play Division I college basketball this fall: Barcello at the University of Arizona and Lee at Vanderbilt.

At 100-plus degrees, not the summer camp many of us remember

Most local areas high school football players and their coaches will be able to start organized practices for the 2017 fall football season on July 31.

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.

Spring banquet honors schools’ top performers

The Tempe All-City Association awards banquet for spring sports honored a wide range of deserving athletes at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Tempe, where all four local schools took home recognition for their excellence in baseball, softball, tennis, sand volleyball, boys volleyball and track.

Tempe All-City winter banquet recognizes top student athletes

Athletes from Tempe area high schools were honored at the annual Tempe All-City Winter Banquet, March 27, including student athletes from Tempe, McClintock, Marcos de Niza and Corona.
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