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Geico State Champions Bowl Series Moves to Grand Canyon University
Football teams from Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Utah and Washington hope to secure a spot; televised Dec. 23 on ESPNU
Stories Seth Polansky Today

SOCCER: Amphi Panther Invite update
The Amphitheater Panther Soccer Invitational is taking place this week at various sites around Southern Arizona with the championship matches scheduled for Saturday night at Amphitheater High School. The girl’s championship is scheduled for 5 p.m. and the boy’s final will follow at 7 p.m.
Soccer Andy Morales Yesterday

HOOPS: Preseason Tourneys are underway
The Small School Boyd Baker Tournament, the Lancer Tip Off Classic and the Turkey Shootout got underway Monday with the Boyd Baker taking place at Immaculate Heart and The Gregory School while the Lancer Classic is being played at Salpointe and Central. Walden Grove is hosting the Girls Turkey Shootout.
Basketball Andy Morales Yesterday

2A football: Santa Cruz's D helps keep title dream alive
Will face defending champ, 2016 semifinal opponent Thatcher
Stories Jose Garcia November 19, 2017

3A FOOTBALL: Pusch Ridge over Ben Franklin 47-7
No. 1 Pusch Ridge would go on the defeat No. 4 Benjamin Franklin 47-7 to improve to 13-0 on the year while the Chargers fell to a respectable 11-2 mark in only the fourth year of the program’s existence.
Football Andy Morales November 18, 2017

Football: Casteel stays perfect, ousts American Leadership
Twenty-one quick points key to 28-21 win, title berth
Stories Les Willsey November 18, 2017

Centennial Edges Liberty, Reaches Fourth Straight Title Game
Coyotes ride Thomas' big night, defensive stop to punch ticket to Tucson.
Stories Tyler Carlson November 18, 2017

Perry vs. Mountain Pointe: photo gallery
A look back at Perry's 6A semifinal win over Mountain Pointe in photos
Stories Raven Boone November 18, 2017

5A FOOTBALL: Notre Dame over Cienega 37-34
The weight of being the top seed proved too much to bear Friday night with Mountain Pointe dropping a 56-31 game to No. 4 Perry in the 6A ranks, Cienega losing a 5A semifinal 37-34 to No. 4 Notre Dame and Sunrise Mountain losing to No. 4 Salpointe 49-27 in 4A
Football Andy Morales November 17, 2017

Football: Perry punches ticket to 6A final
Perry builds early lead, tops Mountain Pointe, 56-31
Stories Les Willsey November 17, 2017

Peoria's Johnson to Receive NIAAA Award of Excellence
The Thomas E. Frederick Award of Excellence is a prestigious award presented each year to an NIAAA member whose loyalty to the association and contributions to the profession represent excellence in achievement
Stories Seth Polansky November 17, 2017

Preseason basketball watch list East Valley/Northeast Valley
2017-18 glance at boys and girls hoops
Stories Les Willsey November 17, 2017

3A FOOTBALL: Pusch Ridge & Ben Franklin preview
This will be the first-ever meeting between the Lions and the Chargers, but that’s understandable considering Ben Franklin competed as an independent squad in 2014 before entering the AIA ranks in 2015.
Football Andy Morales November 17, 2017

Liberty, Centennial Meet with Trip to Tucson on the Line
Northwest foes meet again with championship aspirations up for grabs
Stories Tyler Carlson November 16, 2017

5A FOOTBALL: Cienega & Notre Dame preview
The Bobcats and Saints are the last two remaining undefeated teams in the 5A ranks but that will end for one team come Friday night when both square off in a semifinal game scheduled for Marana Mountain View at 7 p.m.
Football Andy Morales November 16, 2017

SOCCER: Amphi & Salpointe to host preseason soccer invites
Preseason soccer invitationals from Southern Arizona.
Soccer Andy Morales November 15, 2017

The balance of teaching and coaching
Why teachers decided to become coaches and how they balance that life style
Sports Kyle Heiss November 15, 2017

Longtime official and wrestling rules interpreter Tate passes away
Tate involved with AIA officiating since 1981
Stories Seth Polansky November 14, 2017

Perry Weights Coach Helping Develop Pumas' Prestigious Athletics Program
Longtime gym coach JoElyn Boone has helped push Perry student-athletes across many sports in the weight room
Stories Jack Harris November 14, 2017

Heart Over Height - Emma Whitehead Commits to Wisconsin Volleyball
Scottsdale Christian standout libero heads to Big 10 to further career
Stories Katie Thomas November 14, 2017

Football: Semifinals walk through
It's as easy as 1-2-3-4
Stories Les Willsey November 14, 2017

Basketball Helped Bridge the Gap for Desert Ridge's Aaron Sayco
How basketball helped Sayco transition to life in the United States from the Phillippines
Stories Manning Winn November 14, 2017

Adjusting to America: foreign exchange student finds family in football
Mathias Grevsen, a foreign exchange student from Denmark, uses football to adjust to the life of an American teenager at Queen Creek High School
Sports / Football / Robotics Emma Fernandez November 13, 2017

HOOPS: Preseason Tourneys are coming
Preseason basketball tournaments from Southern Arizona.
Basketball Andy Morales November 13, 2017

For Red Mountain, Football = Family
The Red Mountain football team treat each other like family on and off the field, and the success shows
Stories Will Tyrrell November 13, 2017