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The Arizona Rattlers will host Fan Fest in downtown Phoenix with an array of activities and entertainment on March 1.
Desert Vista senior center fielder AJ Valencia gave his verbal commitment to George Fox University in Portland, Ore.
Sure, the Seahawks and the Broncos are hungry for a Super Bowl win. But sometimes they’re hungry for other things, like pizza and Skittles. And apparently a whole lot of eggs.
Thus far, Devon Kennard has done everything he said he was going to do.
In a special board meeting last week, the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) voted to approve a multi-year employment contract for Ray Anderson as vice president for university athletics at Arizona State University. Anderson is currently executive vice president of football operations for the National Football League has an extensive background in both athletics and law.
Desert Vista senior Jalen Jelks will follow Mountain Pointe’s Jalen Brown and Natrell Curtis in playing in a showcase football game before heading off to college.
Two of our nation’s most vital means for providing food security in the fight against hunger are the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and food banks. SNAP serves 47 million people and food banks provide food to 37 million Americans.
Desert Vista graduate and USC fifth-year senior Devon Kennard had a great senior season with his eyes set on the NFL draft.
The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee announced its first major partnership for Super Bowl XLIX (49) with the Ak-Chin Indian Community.
Mountain Pointe coach Norris Vaughan guided the Pride to new heights and is being recognized nationally after the program won its first state title.
The Desert Vista program has seen plenty of individual state titles walk out of the wrestling room in recent years.
As I follow the recent controversy over naming, identity, and cultural representation connected with the NFL’s Washington football team’s nickname and mascot, “Redskins,” I am surprised and confused that there is such vocal resistance to changing the name not just a few deem a racial slur that offends (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tag/washington-redskins-name-controversy).
Each year the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce honors local business women through the Palo Verde Women in Business Award.
Arizona State announced Thursday that it will demolish the north end zone upper deck at Sun Devil Stadium following the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl in late December.
Parents and kids interested in youth sports can join a free day of play Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to celebrate the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department’s expanded “Phoenix Plays” youth sports programs for kids ages 3 to 12. The free celebration, at the city’s Rose Mofford Sports Complex, 9833 N. 25th Ave., will offer free sports clinics, demonstrations and information booths on fitness and wellness, as well as games and prizes. The event is part of the city’s FitPHX initiative.
The football state title games for the top three divisions officially have a home. The Division I game will be played at University of Phoenix Stadium over Thanksgiving weekend. Time and date to be determined.
Desert Vista graduate Devon Kennard had a chance to play at Arizona one last time during his Southern California career.
Desert Vista graduate Ryne Rezac is having a good senior season with North Central College.
Desert Vista senior Jalen Jelks was one of the 10 defensive linemen from around the nation selected to the The U.S. Under-19 National Team.
In a time of upheaval, when everything for Axel Muller was changing, he grasped onto the one thing that he could always rely on — his athleticism.
The mass exodus the last two seasons has people wondering about the level of talent remaining in the Desert Vista football program.
As many students are training for football, baseball, hockey, soccer, and other sports, this is also the time of year for sports-related injuries. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), sports-related dental injuries send approximately 600,000 youths to the emergency room each year involving children as young as 5 years old. Prevention is a large aspect of oral health. Oral health prevention includes the prevention of injury to the mouth, teeth, neck, and jaws. In an attempt to promote awareness of facial injury prevention, five organizations have sponsored April as being the National Facial Protection Month: American Dental Association (ADA), American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Academy for Sports Dentistry. Contact sports such as football, hockey, and basketball are common sources of oral injury; however, other sports such as gymnastics and volleyball pose a threat as well. Common head and neck injuries can include concussions, fractured teeth, oral lacerations, jaw joint sprains, and neck injuries.
Being a person of faith isn’t like being a football player or a plumber. In those cases, everyone knows the rules, the skills and who qualifies. Christians don’t even have universal agreement of what it means to “belong” or “get in” the club, let alone answers to life’s most pressing questions.
Mountain Pointe senior linebacker David Jakpor signed with the South Dakota School of Mines this week.
A man has been taken into custody after he barricaded himself in a room at Sun Devil Stadium on the Arizona State University campus Thursday morning.