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...

Scorpions score second straight Kyrene district title

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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,...

Jaguars romp vs Akimel

The Aprende Jaguar Girls basketball completed their second straight undefeated championship season, beating the Akimel Rattlers 43-28 in the Kyrene League Championship game at Corona del Sol High School.

Golf Tempe offers cool summer deal for junior golfers

This summer, junior golfers – those 17 and under – can get two months of unlimited golf at a cool price of just $150...

High school sports notebook

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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.

Long wait, quick finale for Aztecs baseball season

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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...

Aztecs win Central Region title

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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.

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.

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...
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