Mountain Pointe linebacker Wesley Payne, right, is one of the reasons the Pride are excited about what the defense can do this fall.
Desert Vista safety Nick Farina is one of the team's top defensive players returning as spring ball begins this week. The senior-to-be decided to concentrate on football instead playing baseball for the Thunder.
Mountain Pointe sophomore Jalen Brown figures to become a more vital part of the offense next fall.
Junior Matt Young gets a chance to run the Thunder offense with the departure of quarterback Hunter Rodriguez.
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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