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GLENDALE – Soon after the nets were cut down about year ago and a perennial power was dismantled, Division I girls basketball coaches knew for the first time in years a state title was in the offing.
The first eight minutes looked like an intrasquad scrimmage. The next 24 minutes played out like a team which won the state championship.
TEMPE – There were whispers.
J'ontar Coleman had one message for the Desert Vista administration when he interviewed for the girls basketball coaching position:
Just like every other aspect of her game, Sabrina Haines has worked on controlling the mini-outbursts directed at no one but herself.
The year was 1976, and Gary Ernst was a fresh-faced coach at Chandler High who’d taken his young Wolves’ deep into the big-school boys basketball state tournament.
TEMPE – This time Desert Vista kept the throttle down.
Nearly 600 young baseball players, all dressed in different Arizona Diamondbacks jerseys, lined the Ahwatukee Park diamond Saturday morning as Luis Gonzalez delivered a preseason pep talk.
Once upon a time, nearly everyone had to wait their turn.
The easy, popular, and most plausible case to be made for the Division I boys basketball champion is, again, Corona del Sol. Everyone will be chasing the Aztecs in this final week of the state tournaments, everyone still playing knows and acknowledges as such, and Corona has proven any number of cases to be made why they can win a third consecutive state title.
The Desert Vista girls have had a super season, but now it is time for the Super Sectionals.
The Desert Vista and Xavier girls soccer programs have a bit of postseason history.
The AIA released the pairings for the soccer postseason on Friday afternoon with four area teams finding their way into the second season.
Sulem Urbina had used her boxing gloves to inflict plenty of pain.
Most competitive athlete’s goals are big in either stature or wishful thinking: state championships, scholarships, breaking records, etc.
There were long pauses and a cracked voice more than once as former Marcos de Niza football coach tried to get his thoughts around the past 19 years.
All-Tribune First Team Offense
As we bid farewell to the 2013 football season; a crazy, cooky, memorable (for all the right and wrong reasons), let’s take a look at a few impact players.
The clash of colors should have been disorienting.
The Mountain Pointe Pride had a purpose when it got off the bus in Las Vegas three months ago.
It’s pretty clear last season is going to be hard to duplicate.
Pride's Trey Lauer (3) takes his helmet off to watch the game after leaving the field during the Division I Football Championships between Mountain Pointe Pride and Hamilton Huskies at University of Phoenix Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 30 2013.
It was the sudden change Mountain Pointe needed to end all hope.
When Trey Lauer had to sit out the state semifinals, and couldn’t even attend Mountain Pointe’s win over Desert Ridge on Monday, for disciplinary reasons, he asked his mom to stop sending text updates because he had faith his teammates.
GLENDALE – Norris Vaughan was engulfed into the sea of black.