Loss won’t overshadow Aztecs’ goals for a winning season

The Aztecs started their first possession against Desert Ridge on Oct. 7 with a kickoff return by Brandon Gavel to the Aztecs’ 37-yard line. The gain proved fruitless when they were unable to capitalize on this good field position to sustain a drive or score a point until the third quarter.

Opening loss doesn’t dampen Aztecs’ resolve

Corona’s football team started its first game of the season strong but fell flat in the second half, losing to Highland 27-18.

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.

Ex-McClintock athlete scores again as top goalkeeper in world finals

  By Lee Shappell Special for Wrangler News Perseverance. Determination. Hard work. Andrew Weber says they’re his pillars of success. Weber, who grew up in Tempe, rode those...

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...

‘Coach Z’ takes the reins of Aztec football program as successor to Gary Venturo

Zane Zamenski will succeed long-time Corona del Sol football coach Gary Venturo, who headed up the Aztec program for 22 years. Zamenski, 47, will be...

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.

Sports awards banquet: 38th year, countless winners

The 2018-19 school year marks the 38th time that the Tempe All-City Association has given out awards to Tempe Union High School District student...

Aztec’s exciting baseball season called a ‘Wild ride’

The No. 4 Arizona-ranked Aztec baseball team has had a wild ride this season. They started the season defeating Skyline 18-8 on Feb. 26 and...

Net Gain: Valley Christian Volleyball

Photos by Billy Hardiman Valley Christian and Horizon Honors high schools faced off in a hotly contested volleyball rivalry. Valley Christian scored the overall win with a...