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.

Indoor soccer now has a new venue—outdoors

Soccer is appearing in all shapes and sizes around the community these days. Literally.

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.

Sports Notebook

February shapes up one of the year’s busiest for Corona’s athletes, with the winter sports teams starting postseason action and the spring sports teams...

Playoff hopes on the rise for Padres

“This could be the year!” The Marcos de Niza football team and its fans have heard this statement repeated over the last nine years but are quietly hoping it’s true this year.

Coach Vibber inducted into AZ High School Hall of Fame

Former long-time Corona del Sol coach Dave Vibber has been named to the Arizona High School Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame. He will be...

Lovin’ the game never grows old: MLB’s longest-tenured manager looks back

Tommy Lasorda never bled Angel red, but his influence flows deep in the veins of the Angels clubhouse.

VC soccer girls prevail over Horizon Honors H.S.

By Alex Zener The Valley Christian girls soccer team defeated Horizon Honors 4-1 at home Jan. 3. Senior Madeline Brown, the leading goal scorer on...

Aztecs bounce back after opener’s loss with a 19-14 win

The Aztecs bounced back with a 19-14 win over Mountain Ridge on Aug. 24. The Buffaloes have high hopes for this season with the return of their “pro-style” senior quarterback Nathan Clayton.

Sports: Impressive outcomes for area athletes

Last week was important for the Tempe-area high schools which competed against each other in the Tempe City Meet held at Desert Vista High School.