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Chynna Simmons might be the next great horizontal jumper to come out of Mountain Pointe.
For the past three weeks, nine students have worked on their late-night show during Desert Garden Montessori’s Movie Camp.
Sean Ungvarsky describes what he does matter-of-factly as if it is perfectly normal to speed down a mountain hillside.
Veteran Yuma state senator Don Shooter will have a foe in the Aug. 26 Republican primary.
Missing pieces didn’t stop Tony Darden from beginning the process of putting together the puzzle that is Desert Vista boys basketball.
Standing at just 6 feet tall and weighing just more than 200 pounds, Torrey Hickle isn’t what most people expect a thrower to look like.
There is nothing like an unexpected opportunity to get the competitive fire burning.
Desert Vista grad Betsi Metter and teammate Kelley Larsen took advantage of getting a chance as an alternate entrant into the U23 World Championships in Poland to finish fifth after knocking off the No. 1 seed.
One of the most reliable sights from a Red Mountain High School softball game over much of the last four years was Jane Macha, sitting in the stands and cheering on her daughter, Breanna. She had a lot to cheer about during those days: The Mountain Lions had won four consecutive state championships, with Breanna contributing mightily during the last three matchups. Breanna dominated game after game after game, taking her mother’s advice to give it all she had to heart.
Breanna Macha was player of the year after helpong Red Mountain to its fifth straight title as a two-way player before heading to Arizona State.
When I was born my parents, who were by now naming their fifth kid and may have been out of ideas, opted to name me after my grandmother. My grandma, bless her oatmeal-raisin-cookie-baking heart, was awesome, but her given legal name was Bessie.
RIO DE JANEIRO — World Cup visitors, welcome to Brazil, land of soccer, sun and sky-high prices.
Sundt Construction Inc. hosted its fifth annual Thirst Aid Water Drive and delivered almost 200,000 bottles of water to a local charitable organization on June 6.
Schools are out for the summer throughout Ahwatukee, and the Kyrene School District is hosting its Kyrene Summer Academy at Kyrene de la Colina Elementary so students can be active throughout the break.
She still vividly remembers the day she went to fifth grade in the United States because it was the day that two boys slapped her across the face and laughed saying, “Go back to Mexico.”
A corporate Goliath’s campaign to turn Ahwatukee golf courses into housing tracts is ready for launch — but YOU have the power to take Goliath down now.
Students at Horizon Community Learning Center in Ahwatukee rushed toward the school’s field as they celebrated annual Water Day Tuesday during their physical education classes.
People who donate blood to United Blood Services through Aug. 31 will have a shot at winning a brand new car.
The rise of higher education in Mesa got a boost of recognition in May when the Alliance for Innovation presented the city with its J. Robert Havlick Award for Innovation in Local Government.
Ahwatukee residents have a dozen candidates to choose from for representation in Congress, the State Senate and State House of Representatives.
East Valley native Lyndsey Fry, a member of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team, spoke to fifth- and sixth-graders at Horizon Community Learning Center (HCLC) in Ahwatukee on Thursday about pursuing their dreams.
More than 27,000 fifth-graders in school districts across Arizona participated in a health-based challenge that also provided three Mesa schools $5,000 grants.
Horizon Honors boys basketball coach Ernest Shand will host the 2014 Horizon Honors basketball boot camp June 23-27 in Horizon Honors gym, 16233 S. 48th St., for two different age groups.
Olympic hockey player and Chandler resident Lyndsey Fry shows her silver medal after speaking to the fifth and sixth-graders at Horizon Community Learning Center on Thursday, May 29, 2014.
Olympic hockey player and Chandler resident Lyndsey Fry receives hugs from fifth and sixth-graders at Horizon Community Learning Center on Thursday, May 29, 2014.