14 returning wrestlers at Corona; Marcos’ coach Moro honored

The Aztecs are poised to have a great season, bolstered by the return of 14 wrestlers, four who placed at state last year and three more who qualified for state last season, as well as the addition of five transfer wrestlers with loads of experience,

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.

Swimmer triumphs despite battling physical, motivational challenges

Hours before sunrise, Corona del Sol senior Jacob Stewart dove into the water for swim practice but something was different.

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

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.

Senior runners outpace foes at Chandler Cross Country invitational

The Aztecs started the season in the same manner as they did in 2013 when they went on to take home the state championship trophy by winning their first meet, with two of their senior runners, Nate Rodriguez and Ryan Normand, crossing the finish line one-two at the Chandler Cross Country Invitational.

Opening loss doesn’t dampen Aztecs’ resolve

Corona’s football team started its first game of the season strong but fell flat in the second half, losing to Highland 27-18.

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.

New AIA regions may confuse season

High school football is just around the corner with both Marcos de Niza and Corona del Sol high schools scheduled to play in less than a month.

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.