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.

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,...

Peat dynasty scores again with 14-year-old star athlete

You’d be hard pressed to be a sports fan living in south Tempe, let alone the rest of Arizona, and not have heard the...

Sports Notebook: Speed, consistency boost Aztecs’ advantage

A great deal of speculation before the season started, for the four-time defending D1 state champions Corona del Sol Aztecs, centered around the resignation of former head coach Sam Duane, Jr. and the departure of 6-11 sophomore Marvin Bagley III, last year's azcentral.com sports Player of the Year.

Aztec team shines so far despite lack of seasoned players

After losing 13 seniors to graduation and only returning seven players from last season’s team, it was assumed that this spring would most like be a rebuilding year for Corona’s baseball program. Wait--not so fast.

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...

Aztecs win Central Region title

Brooke Nuneviller and Mady Noble, two of Corona’s best indoor volleyball players, played together to win the first Division I State Beach Volleyball Championship Pairs title on May 10 at Mesquite High School.

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.

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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