How much different would the fate of the Desert Vista and Mountain Pointe boys basketball programs have changed if players like Danny Powell (shooting, who played for Mesa before coming over to DV) or Jahii Carson, who went from Mountain Pointe to Mesa, decided to stay at their original schools instead of transferring?
The proposed 50-mile rule by the AIA would in theory end the free-for-all transfer problem that affected many of the Southeast Valley programs in recent years.
Former Basha running back JJ Husar (No. 22) transferred to Desert Ridge for family reasons, but under the new 50-mile rule, if approved, he would be ineligible unless his family won an appeal case.
Republican Presidential candidates Ron Paul, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich square off in the GOP debate inside the Mesa Arts Center, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012.
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