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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.

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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.

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Nearly 55 years after becoming an official racetrack, Avondale’s Phoenix Raceway will host the NASCAR championship series Friday, Nov. 6, through Sunday, Nov. 8.

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Just before high school sports were suspended indefinitely, Mountain Ridge baseball was one of the last high school teams competing in Arizona. The Mountain Lions played at the Boras Baseball Classic at Corona del Sol High School on March 14. Many schools had already stopped competition due …

The outbreak of COVID-19 has disrupted sporting events over the world, but the Arizona Interscholastic Association provided a hint of normalcy Monday, March 16. The AIA Board announced that it still hopes to resume spring sports at some point soon, including holding the championships.

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While Spring Training and many other events around the West Valley cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic concerns, the show went on at Mecum Auctions, where participants experienced over 100 years of car history and bid on stunning autos.

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With a losing record with a month left in its season, Centennial’s varsity girls basketball team is looking to turn the tide. But the challenges haven’t stopped the star in its ranks, Kiley Miller. Miller is only a freshman, but she is the key player if Centennial is going to convert to a wi…

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They haven’t hosted a state tournament game since 2006, or won a playoff game since 2016, but the Sunrise Mountain High School boys’ basketball team is hoping for both in 2020.

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At right around the NHL season’s midway point, the Arizona Coyotes are firmly entrenched in the playoff picture. At 24-16-4 with 50 points through 44 games, Arizona was in second place in the Western Conference Pacific Division standings, just two points behind division-leading Las Vegas.

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Nine football players from the West Valley were nominated for the Ed Doherty Award, given to the player recognized as the best in Arizona by the Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club. Fifty-six Arizona students were nominated for special season-long and single-game performances throughout the foo…

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The two mottoes for Liberty football’s senior class this season were “Finish” and “Leave no doubt.” As the Lions stormed onto the Sun Devil Stadium celebrating a 34-28 overtime victory over Red Mountain to capture the 6A conference championship Friday night, it appeared they had accomplished both.

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