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...

Sports: Blend of experience a plus for end of volleyball, track season

The Aztecs have all the makings of a good team, with 10 seniors, five returning players from last season and six younger players who...

Todd Peat—All-American Bowl Selection

The selection of senior defensive tackle Todd Peat to the Army All-American Bowl and its elite group of All-American high school football players was...

Looks like a frisbee, throws like a frisbee… just don’t call it one

Kids who throw around those soft, plastic discs as part of a new intramural sports club can have all the fun they want, as...

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,...
volleyball team gathered for group photo

Volleyball championships: Tribute to 10 seniors at team’s final home game

By Alex Zener Corona’s 10 seniors—who played in 65 percent of the 966 sets, recorded 76 percent of the 1,068 kills and served 74% of...

Championship-event runners all deserve recognition; here it is

By Alex Zener The Tempe City Cross Country Championship was held Oct. 23 at Kiwanis Park, where athletes from all Tempe Union high schools ran...

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.

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.

Scorpions score second straight Kyrene district title

KMS Scorpion team, coached by Nick DiFiore, has won back-to-back district championships. Players include, from left, front, Tanner Wilson, Ben Birk; middle, Turner Morris,...