Aztecs’ lacrosse season ends with state finals

With 14 returning players, nine of them starters on the 2011 team, the Corona boys lacrosse team once again successfully attained its standing goal...

Aspiring athletes seek guidance from outside coaches

By Kody Acevedo High school practice isn’t enough anymore. That’s what aspiring athletes are finding out these days. Young players like Jared Zarate, a junior...

Soccer team’s ‘Cinderella’ story keeps a winning tradition alive

Corona del Sol’s girls soccer team made headlines in this season’s 5A-I state tournament, coming in as the No. 15 seed and making it...

Corona defense crushes DV; Aztecs secure record 4th State win

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...

Lacrosse gains fans, players as recognition spreads

Leaders of the Aztec Lacrosse Club are starting to see results from their nearly 14 years of determination to bring wider recognition to the sport, as well as a new generation of devotees.
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Tempe High school athletes tackle a new challenge: Helping kids learn to read

Reading is the foundation of any well-rounded education. For some fortunate kids, reading is a joy they embrace at school each day. For others their...

Single-vote defeat of AIA transfer rule still causing consternation

The defeat of the AIA transfer rule in early March has been deemed by many of the sports writers in the state as one...

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.

Despite final-round loss, Corona ends volleyball season with impressive record

The Aztecs ended the season ranked No. 10 in the state after making it into the DI state volleyball championship tournament as the No. 6 seed on May 7. Corona eventually lost to the Mesa Jackrabbits in the first round 3-1 but finished the season 22-11-1 and 6-1.

Corona grad advances to All-American status after graduation from Notre Dame

Alex Lawson, a 2012 Corona graduate and two-time Arizona state Division I tennis champion in both single and doubles, has been selected as an All-American for his performances this season playing for the University of Notre Dame by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association on June 4.