The Mountain Pointe Hall of Fame ceremony is always filled with stories told from memory, hugs reserved for long-ago teammates and inspirational speeches for the current students that focus the glory days.
The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee announced its board of directors for Super Bowl XLIX. The board of directors is composed of business leaders who volunteer their time to drive the state’s efforts for Super Bowl XLIX.
Individuals often tell each other to “smile and nod” or to “hang up and drive,” but a local dental practice will be telling one lucky patient to “Smile and Drive” as the grand prize winner of a 2014 Ford Fiesta.
For years, John Junker enjoyed the prestige of running the Fiesta Bowl organization, pulling in a six-figure salary, rubbing elbows with powerful people and taking advantage of the perks of the job such as spending $33,000 in bowl money on his birthday bash.
Valley high school students can audition next week to be part of a new culinary TV show where they’ll compete against peers in a low-key environment. The East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) will produce FOOD-BALL TV – a cooking show for teens with no cooking experience required. The show is looking for outgoing personalities and students who want to learn from professional chefs.
Family of Christ Learning Center will be holding open registration for its summer camps. Preschool through kindergarten summer camps registration start March 17. Weekly theme camps include: On the Loose with Dr. Seuss, Mickey & Minnie Wonderland; Down on the Farm; Fiesta Fireworks; Our Place in Space; and Jump it Up. Cost: $75 per week. Camps run Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to noon. For more information call (480) 759-9004.
A Southern Arizona lawmaker wants taxpayers from his area — and around the entire state — to help Glendale pay its costs of hosting next year's Super Bowl. And Gov. Jan Brewer, a Glendale resident, said she's willing to consider it, though she's not yet sold on the idea.
The Phoenix Regional Sports Commission (PRSC) named Valley business and sports veteran Alan Young as its new executive director. Young assumes this new position after serving as a member of the PRSC board of directors for the past two years.
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.
“Tardeada” may be an unfamiliar word, but it’s a concept we can get behind: a social dance traditionally held on Sunday afternoons, this particular event — the Tempe Tardeada Festival — features free live entertainment, dancing, arts and crafts that celebrate Hispanic culture and heritage.
The Thunder look to return to their winning ways behind a talented junior class and a group of committed seniors in 2014.Produced by David JolkovskiNarration by Jason P. SkodaInterviews (in order of appearance):Cade van RaaphorstTJ RobertsAlex FarinaDrew McIntyreCoach Dan HindsAdrian PerezAndrew MacnairSaxon McDonald