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The St. John Bosco eighth grade girls basketball team recently placed third in the Phoenix CYAA (Christian Youth Athletics Association) Tournament at All Saints School.
The Pat Tillman Run, a 4.2-mile run that so many people in Arizona identify with, is set for April 26 at 7:05 a.m. next to the Arizona State University Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe.
Pros Soccer Club (PSC) will have Competitive Team Tryouts at Tempe Sports Complex, Benedict Park and Kiwanis Park, the first three weekends of May.
There is a strong nationwide pull toward Boston and the people of Ahwatukee Foothills, and the surrounding area, are feeling it as well.
Wednesday marked the start of the spring signing season.
The Desert Vista boys volleyball team spent some time at a beach surfing on the program’s annual trip to California.
The Phoenix City Council voted to explore ways to increase revenue to make up for a budget deficit, including raising fees and adding taxes.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report an average of 30 million children and adolescence participate in sports annually. Of these players, the CDC estimates approximately 600,000 youths will go to the emergency room with dental related injuries involving children as young as 5 years old. In attempt to promote awareness of facial injury prevention, five organizations have sponsored April as being the National Facial Protection Month. These organizations’ 2014 message to the public is “to remind young athletes to play it safe by wearing a mouth guard during recreational and organized sports this spring.” The nation’s top five organizations leading this cause are the American Dental Association (ADA), American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Academy for Sports Dentistry.
Desert Vista senior Nicole Hicks has been selected as a finalist for the AIA Female Scholar Athlete Award in the state of Arizona for 4A/5A Division schools, and will be recognized at the AIA Champions Awards Luncheon at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale on May 19.
“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.” — Roy Disney.
Tens of thousands of people from all over the world will trek 26.2 miles around the greater Boston area and square off against Heartbreak Hill as part of an anticipated record-setting Boston Marathon. Among those who will visit Massachusetts’ capitol city is District 9 Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, who has coordinated with eight friends to raise more than $34,000 for charities linked to the event.
Wednesday's spring signing day for high school athletes means a boatload more of Desert Vista students moving on to the next level with the signing of their letters of intent.
Paul Lucas’ demeanor seems to match his running stride.
The Horizon Honors baseball team packed up its equipment bags after a day of hard work on the diamond in preparation for a game the next day.
Paul Lucas' demeanor seems to match his running stride.
The Desert Vista boys basketball position was expected to be a highly sought-after position.
I know many of you who are into running enjoy the long stuff — half marathons, marathons, ultra marathons, trail running and long distance team relays. Other than an ultra marathon (a race over 26.2 miles), I have raced all of these distances as well with a modicum of success. But if you ask me what distance I enjoy racing the most — and the key word is “racing” — it would be the 1-mile run.
For once Dani Jones didn’t take advantage of an opportunity to impress.
The Zeke Jones hiring is the one that HAD to be made for Arizona State wrestling.
Ouch! After 22 years at the same golf resort I got my walking papers. I guess the new owners felt like new faces will bring in new sources of revenue. OK… since this is a spiritual column I won’t tell you what I really think of that idea.
The pause was all that needed to be said.
Turns out there just might be a limit to the sound advice of experiencing as much of high school as possible.
Athletes of all ages have become more specialized.
The Kyrene School District will be offering a variety of summer camps, promising a fun and education environment for every child.
For those looking to keep the kids active this summer the Ahwatukee Board of Management has your one-stop shopping.