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Corona track team sprints toward a record-breaking season

Corona track team sprints toward a record-breaking season

The Aztec track program has been hot the past couple of weeks setting 44 personal records and breaking four school records according to head coach Jim Kelly. “We had 22 athletes qualify for the prestigious Arcadia Invitational Track Meet in Arcadia, CA, April 5-6, where several of our kids broke school records or set personal […]

Little League, city in discussion over fees, field use

Little League, city in discussion over fees, field use

Valley baseball fans enjoyed yet another spring training stint, and the Diamondbacks are seen by some sports mavens as possible playoff contenders this year. But among the parents of Tempe junior ballplayers, serious discontent is brewing. Leaders of Tempe South Little League, which puts more than 500 local kids on the diamonds every year, contend […]

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For the second time this season, Corona’s girl’s track team has set a new school record. The Lady Aztec 4×800 meter relay team of Victoria Haun, Kelly Naumann, Hallie Swenson and Mason Swenson led from the get-go taking first place at the 73rd Chandler Rotary Track Invitational and setting a new school record March 23. […]

Recipients of spring awards from Tempe All City

Recipients of spring awards from Tempe All City

Recipients of spring awards from Tempe All City Association were, front row, from left: Glen Farina, wrestling; Matt Churchill, wrestling; Kelsey Cartwright, soccer; Olivia Montoya, soccer; Maddie Wolf, soccer; Stephanie Petre, soccer. Middle row: Taylor Kalmer, basketball; Ellis Rutili, soccer; Ryan Koening, soccer; Colton Winstead, wrestling; Zach Walton, wrestling. Back row: Brix Kronberg, wrestling; Brian […]

Corona wrestlers score

Corona wrestlers score

Corona Wrestling — Corona’s wrestling team, with 10 wrestlers qualifying for the Division I state tournament held in Prescott Valley Feb. 7-8, placed third behind Sunnyside and runner-up Chandler. “Our team did great in ‘wrestle-backs’ to climb to within five points of taking second place,” said Coach Jim Martinez. “Seven of our 10 wrestlers who […]

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 […]