Sports Notebook

Padres matchup with Ironwood will determine Nov. 24 challenger

Lots of folks, except perhaps the fans and football players of No. 2-seeded Marcos de Niza, were probably hoping for another cliff-hanger between the Padres and the No. 7-seeded Chaparral Firebirds when they met up for the second time this season in the quarterfinals of the Division II state football playoffs Nov. 9. The game […]

‘Run from the Cops’ for a good cause

Tempe residents and runners get a chance to interact with their men and women in blue—and to support their local police department—by taking part in an inaugural Tempe Run from the Cops on Saturday, Dec. 1, at Tempe Town Lake and the Arts Park The city of Tempe and Tempe Police Foundation are providing a […]

Recruiting: A reality show for aspiring college athletes

Recruiting: A reality show for aspiring college athletes

It takes hard work, dedication and skill to become a successful high school athlete. But the story doesn’t end there. It takes just as much hard work, dedication and skill to sell those abilities to the university or junior college of your choice. Whether a student plays football, baseball, basketball, soccer or any other sport, […]

Stop by the ASU pre-game tailgate to kick off the season

Stop by the ASU pre-game tailgate to kick off the season

The Arizona State Sun Devil football team will be back on the field again before you know it, and with that comes the opportunity for another season of exciting pre-game festivities. This season the City of Tempe is partnering with ASU to offer a pre game tailgate before their season opener. Live music, prizes and […]

Move over, Tiger — here comes Bo

Move over, Tiger — here comes Bo

If you haven’t heard them before, there’s an abundance of spectacular stories about the practice regimen some professional athletes endured in their childhood to make it to where they are now. Michael Jordan would shoot for six hours every evening while in high school, waking up in the middle of the night to go outside […]

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