For Little Leaguers, a dream come true

Most kids, no matter how tall, short, big or small, have dreamed at least once in their lives about making it to the big...

Corona’s Nero calls Nenaber a great choice to succeed him in A.D. job

Cory Nenaber will most likely be Corona’s new athletic director, awaiting approval by the Tempe Union High School District governing board, after long-time athletic director Dan Nero announced his retirement to be effective at the end of the school year.

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.

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,

Coach Martinez departs Corona; multi-time champ is successor

By Alex Zener Corona del Sol hired a new head wrestling coach, Jesse Whitson, this summer to replace Jim Martinez, who had been just the...

Spring training tickets now on sale at Diablo Stadium

Baseball is back, and Tempe Diablo Stadium will host the Los Angeles Angels for another season of spring training. This season boasts matchups against the...

New CdS coach hopes to build winning team on predecessor’s track record

Tim Kelly has big plans for the track program at Corona del Sol High School. Kelly, the Aztecs’ new head track coach, is focusing...

An emotion-filled end to a memorable season

It was an emotional end to an otherwise outstanding season for Marcos de Niza in its quest for the school’s first state high school football championship when the Saguaro Sabercats scored back-to-back touchdowns in the fourth quarter to ultimately defeat the Padres 38-20 on Nov. 28 at Tucson’s Arizona Stadium.

Barcello, Lee departures leave a tough challenge

It’s going to be hard to fill the basketball shoes and score the points typically made by Alex Barcello and Sabin Lee, Corona’s star players who both will be heading off to play Division I college basketball this fall: Barcello at the University of Arizona and Lee at Vanderbilt.

For Marcos, an early season loss is vindicated

Marcos de Niza's Padres varsity football time, which lost its first game of the 2015-16 season 24-12 to Mountain Pointe, took its vengeance out on neighboring McClintock High School a week later with a dominating 49-7 win.