Mason Crossland could not stay away long from the high school football field.
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Thursday, July 11, 2019
It is easy to feel small when standing near the Sunrise Mountain boys’ basketball team. The Mustangs are tall and lanky at every position on the floor.
Monday, July 08, 2019
When Gregory Shannon and his partner, Gregory Williams, decided to collaborate with Top Gun All Stars Cheer and Dance and open a brand-new gym in Peoria, they had a good idea of what they were getting into.
Sunday, July 07, 2019
A group of players, drinking newly bought sports drinks and typical high school stadium food like hot dogs and candy due to a lack of other options, crowded both hoops to take a precious few warm-up shots while the teams actually using a high school’s lone basketball court for their summer g…
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
When the Ironwood High girls’ basketball team took the court for the first time in regular summer practices, the players surrounding coach Jamie Fellows looked decidedly familiar.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Sunday, June 23, 2019
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Centennial High has become one of the top athletic programs in the area, with powerhouses in several sports. The Coyotes are defending back-to-back 5A state champions and the softball team reached the 5A final in 2019, just to name a couple.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
The players know it. The coaches know it. Last year was tough for Raymond S. Kellis football. The Cougars went 0-10 in 2018, coach Stephen Hogg’s first season, losing by less than double-digits just one time.
Sunday, June 09, 2019
Monday, June 03, 2019
The Liberty Lions football team has begun its 2019 campaign, kicking off a summer and eventual regular season the team hopes can lead to a chance at a state championship come November.
Sunday, June 02, 2019
There was a notable energy at Ironwood High School’s spring football game on May 17, as first-year coach Chris Rizzo was cheering and running around the field as much as the players looking to secure their roster spots.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
The scoreboard showed Salpointe Catholic softball’s 6-5 extra-innings win in the 2019 AIA Softball 4A State Championship game. The Lancers celebrated Hillenbrand Stadium at The University of Arizona and hoisted the trophy for the second time in as many years. But, their opponent, Cactus High…
Cactus High football held its spring practices in May, and the Cobra players and coaches were excited to finally take the field again in hopes of a successful summer and regular season in the fall.
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Since The Social on 83rd opened near 83rd Avenue and Bell Road in December, it has received rave reviews for its delicious food, craft cocktails and stylish setting.
Thursday, May 09, 2019
In an effort to build up the reputation of the sport, the new Arizona Bobcats Rugby will host a match-up against the Nike national team from San Diego on Saturday, May 11, at Pioneer Park.
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Walking off the field after Sunrise Mountain High School’s 1-0 victory over Centennial High School in mid-April, it was clear the rivalry between two of Arizona’s top teams is as strong as ever.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Celebration of Holy Week at Bellevue Heights Church will begin Palm Sunday, April 14, with two presentations featuring the chancel choir and the Apperson Strings.
Benevilla’s Surprise campus will soon have solar shaded parking structures, as plans were announced for Arizona Public Service (APS) to begin construction this spring.
Thursday, March 07, 2019
The Maricopa County rental-car tax that helped fund State Farm Stadium, Camelback Ranch and other sports facilities was ruled constitutional by the Arizona Supreme Court February 25.
Monday, February 18, 2019
Holding its first signing event at the new campus in Glendale, Arizona Christian University introduced 92 young men, who will help build the program to the university’s goal.
After five years in the National Football League, Mountain Ridge graduate Jeff Locke is focused on a return while playing for the Alliance of American Football’s Arizona Hotshots during their inaugural season.
Sunday, February 17, 2019
The UFC returned to Arizona and Francis Ngannou spoiled the return of former Arizona State Sun Devil Cain Velasquez with a first-round knockout 26 seconds into the fight.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Local UFC fighter Cortney “Cast Iron” Casey was slated to fight in January, but after a cancellation, she is focused on battling No. 12 Cynthia Calvillo Sunday, February 17, at Talking Stick Resort Arena.
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Apollo High School graduate Prince Amukamara enjoyed a successful collegiate career, bettering his play each season, resulting in a First-Team All-American prize during his senior year.
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Six Air Force Jr. Reserve Officers Training Course teams from six schools participated in the Patriot Games February 2 on the Cactus High School campus, 6330 W. Greenway Road. Each school in the West Valley that offers the JROTC takes a turn hosting the event. American Legion Arrowhead Post …
Friday, August 24, 2018
Centennial opened the new season against a battle of defending state champions and showed why it is the favorite to win its fourth title over the past five years.
Four years after winning the National Junior Community College Athletic Association Division II National title, Glendale Community College women’s volleyball head coach Lisa Stuck said her 2018 team is showing early signs similar to that national championship team.
After 43 professional fights, Arizona’s Ray Beltran achieved one of his dreams when he won the World Boxing Organization lightweight championship. Now at Gila River Arena Aug. 25 he will fight for his second dream, remaining in the United States.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Friday, August 17, 2018
After 10 seasons as head coach of the Glendale Community College football teams, Michael Bell enters what could be the final season of the sport at this level with eyes on one thing, consistency.
Friday, August 10, 2018
As another football season gets underway, local teams are aimed at playoff berths and improved play as realignment makes for some intense competition between area teams.
Friday, July 27, 2018
The 2018 Cactus League season generated $373 million for Arizona’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to a study by the L. William Seidman Research Institute at Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business.
After the end of the 2018 World Cup, Arizona soccer fans were treated to a friendly matchup between two of the top soccer teams in the world as Manchester United and Club America showcased the sport July 19 at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Friday, July 20, 2018
As the 2018 high school fall sports season opens practice seasons, we have listed the first few games of the season for all the Glendale schools for badminton, golf, swimming and diving, football and girls volleyball teams.
The Fiesta Bowl will remain presented by PlayStation after extending their agreement with the College Football Playoff for six more years, including the Fiesta Bowl hosting CFP semifinal match-ups in the 2022-23 and 2025-26 seasons.
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Spartan Stadium Series will make its first visit to Arizona when it hosts the Spartan Race at University of Phoenix Stadium July 7.
Friday, June 22, 2018
As the summer football workouts continue in preparations for the 2018 season, the schedules have been released and showcase the changes the Arizona Interscholastic Association made with new alignments.
While it was announced that North America will host the 2026 World Cup in connection with Canada and Mexico, Glendale will not be hosting any games when the tournament begins.
Friday, June 15, 2018
Friday, June 08, 2018
The Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Board voted May 24 in favor of adding girls wrestling as an emerging sport for the winter school year beginning with the 2018 season.
Friday, May 18, 2018
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Falling in the semifinals last season, the Liberty Lions baseball team was on a mission in 2018 and, after the team rallied from behind to defeat Buckeye Verrado 6-2 May 15 at Tempe Diablo Stadium, mission completed.
Friday, May 11, 2018
Friday, May 04, 2018
After struggling and escaping with a first-round victory over Scottsdale Saguaro, Cactus head coach Bartt Underwood wondered why his team struggles in the opening round of the playoffs each year.
LUKE FORWARD THEN – READY FOR THE FUTURE