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.

2008-09: A memorable year in review

Corona del Sol athletes had a stellar 2008-09 season in their last year in the Central region before transitioning to compete in the East...

Aztecs pay tribute to top coaches, athletes

Feb. 6 is the Saturday where the local high school wrestlers compete in sectional tournaments to determine who qualifies to compete in the individual state championship tournaments and who watches from the sidelines.

Lawson’s ascent to state tennis title gets a boost

Corona’s Alex Lawson, the No. 1-ranked boys player in the state, is on track to accomplish his goal of winning the state singles championship...

Work ethic pays off for Aztecs’ run at 5AI track finals

Corona's track and field team has made great strides this season in revamping its program with a second place finish for both the boys...

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...

Corona’s boys soccer team starts season 12-1; Tempe defeats Marcos in boys basketball

Corona boys soccer team, currently ranked No. 3 nationally and No. 1 in the state, according to, with 14 returning players, 10 of them starters from last season, has a chance to be as good or better than the Aztec team that won the Arizona Division I state championship in 2010.

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.

Tempe All-City winter banquet recognizes top student athletes

Athletes from Tempe area high schools were honored at the annual Tempe All-City Winter Banquet, March 27, including student athletes from Tempe, McClintock, Marcos de Niza and Corona.

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...