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Sunday, October 17, 2021
It was a moment of celebration but also melancholy as Doug and Shannon Hoffpauir led a crowd to the middle of the Centennial High School football field. They passed by the No. 31, now painted in the team’s red and white above the 31-yard line, that will forever represent everything they beli…
Monday, October 11, 2021
Mezcla. In Spanish, the word means “mixture” or “blend,” and it applies to many Hispanics in the United States who are trying to blend into American culture while embracing their own.
Tuesday, October 05, 2021
The MLB announced its 2021 Arizona Fall League schedule, which begins its 90-game regular season on Wednesday, Oct. 13. The AFL regular season is back in full swing after an abbreviated year and will be capped off by the league championship on Saturday, Nov. 20.
Monday, October 04, 2021
NFL wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins has teamed up with NFL FLAG and the Arizona Cardinals to bring the latest official NFL FLAG league, DeAndre Hopkins NFL FLAG Football, to the Valley.
Friday, October 01, 2021
They needed a new coach, a new home and even some new players after making a slew of off-season trades. Now, with a new season around the bend, the Arizona Coyotes entered training camp feeling refreshed.
Sunday, September 19, 2021
Ideally, there’s no better way to be assimilated into a team than living with “Captain Coyote.” For most freshman players, this is just an unrealistic standard. However, for newly drafted Coyote winger Dylan Guenther, this is reality.
Monday, September 06, 2021
Sunday, August 29, 2021
The Liberty Lions baseball team celebrated its 6A state baseball champions with a ring ceremony on Aug. 19 at Liberty Buick in Peoria. The 2020-21 Liberty Lions baseball team finished the year with 19 consecutive wins and a victory over Alhambra in the 6A Arizona State Baseball Championship game.
Monday, August 23, 2021
Cox YurView AZ is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first televised Arizona high school football game on its network this year with a 22-minute documentary detailing the last four decades of the sport.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Thursday, July 29, 2021
The Coyotes moved on from captain and defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson, along with fan-favorite forward Conor Garland, in a trade with the Vancouver Canucks on July 23.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
After a season in which the Arizona Coyotes barely missed the playoffs, they will start a new era with their recently hired leader, gold medal-winning coach Andre Tourigny.
Monday, June 28, 2021
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Monday, May 24, 2021
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Thursday, May 13, 2021
The foursome of Jeff Lopez, Santino Coronado, Vince Iniquez and Robert Coronado won the 28th annual Cinco de Mayo Benefit Golf Tournament on May 1 at Palm Valley Golf Course.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
With plans to donate all proceeds to GiGi’s PlayHouse in Phoenix, Charley’s Sports Grill will host its first golf tournament Saturday, May 8, at the Sun City Country Club.
Sunday, May 02, 2021
Jake Plummer, the legendary Arizona State quarterback and former Arizona Cardinals signal-caller, is among those athletes pushing for marijuana reform in sports. He believes the benefits far outweigh the potential negatives.
Sunday, April 25, 2021
Saturday, April 24, 2021
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Sunday, April 11, 2021
Monday, April 05, 2021
The Arizona Cardinals Football Club has agreed to terms with tight end Darrell Daniels and safety Charles Washington on one-year contracts. In accordance with club policy, terms were not disclosed.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
The sports community across the United States, and in Arizona, are condemning the violence toward Asian Americans, after 21-year-old Robert Aaron Long shot and killed eight people in the Atlanta area, six of them Asian American women, on March 16.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Monday, March 08, 2021
Monday, March 01, 2021
Spring Training baseball is back for the 2021 season. This year will look different as the San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners and city of Peoria prepare for a safe season at the Peoria Sports Complex, including a unique virtual fan experience. Tickets went on sale Feb. 24.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Keaton Rodgers can speak a thing or two about transition. The former Sandra Day O’Connor athlete is now in his sophomore year at Central College, a Division III school in Pella, Iowa.
Friday, February 05, 2021
Thursday, January 28, 2021
High school football players from around Arizona met in Scottsdale Jan. 9 to celebrate their talent and remember a tumultuous season at the 2020 Ed Doherty Award ceremony.
Friday, January 22, 2021
The Sunrise Mountain Mustangs girls basketball team the top players from the best season in its history. After a back-and-forth that saw winter seasons canceled then reinstated, the girls start the 2021 season this week.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Sunday, January 17, 2021
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Following its final emergency meeting before the winter break, the Arizona Interscholastic Association approved an official starting date of Jan. 18 for winter competition.
Thursday, December 17, 2020
The Sunrise Mountain Mustangs, fueled by the largest senior class in team history, utilized their dominant rushing offense Dec. 11 to win the school’s first football title in a 42-20 victory over the Ironwood Eagles in the 2020 AIA Football 5A State Championship Final.
Friday, December 11, 2020
Friday, December 04, 2020
Thursday, December 03, 2020
Saturday, November 28, 2020
Saturday, November 14, 2020
In allowing fall sports competition, the Arizona Interscholastic Association announced modifications for high school sports ranging from badminton all the way to football.
Friday, November 06, 2020
Thursday, November 05, 2020
Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Saturday, October 24, 2020
The Arizona Cardinals allowed a limited number of fans, including family members and “close friends,” during a Sept. 27 home game against the Detroit Lions.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Cactus High lost its first game of the football season by 41 points (to Sunrise Mountain, 48-17)—then won its second game by 43 points, shutting out Peoria High.
Friday, October 16, 2020
A temperature check awaiting fans at the gate. Friends, family and any other fans spaced 6 feet apart. Cheerleaders with their voices, if not their spirit, muffled by masks.