Sports Notebook with Alex Zener

Corona del Sol’s defending Division I state championship wrestling team spent the second half of the season competing in three tournaments to gain valuable match experience for the upcoming sectionals which ultimately will determine which wrestlers qualify to wrestle in the state tournament Feb. 8-9.

Corona badminton team draws new coach, winning attitude

Corona’s badminton team will have a new head coach, two assistant coaches, and a competitive positive attitude when they play their first match of the season at home against Xavier Prep, the defending state champions, on Aug. 24.

City sports official strives for balance in lives of young athletes

The forgotten key to happiness and success in life is often balance—balance between love and friendship, work and play, school and sport. One Valley...

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.

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...

Long wait, quick finale for Aztecs baseball season

By Alex Zener Corona’s baseball team played in the state baseball championship finals at Tempe Diablo Stadium on May 14 for the first time in...

High school sports notebook

Corona’s track and field teams competed in several meets in March with athletes from both the boys and girls team attempting to improve their times in the running events and heights or distances in the field events to qualify for the state meet in May.

Fundraiser aids ex-Aztec hurt in amateur football mishap

The Copper Football League will hold a silent auction to help pay medical expenses for former Corona del Sol athlete Kareem Khalile on Saturday,...

For family of athletes, brother vision became a reality

Nathan Flood can still remember the moment he realized his little brother was a better soccer player than he was.

Navy skills find a new role in training athletes

By Luke Ottinger In this day and age we find ourselves saying “they’re just kids,” but for one local organization, expectations are elevated to the...
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