Wednesday, August 20, 2014 3:00 am
You won’t find many Dr. Seuss books in the hands of high school students. But the books’ messages can inspire for a lifetime, like this one: “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
Sunday, July 20, 2014 1:45 pm
Going it alone works just fine for Sydney Schmisseur.
Friday, June 6, 2014 3:45 am
Coaching turnover at the high school level has become more and more prominent.
Mountain Pointe's Grace Horvath will be one of the young swimmers for the Pride next season when new coach Greg Mahon takes over the program.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 2:43 pm
Mountain Pointe has filled the rest of its coaching positions heading into the 2014-15 school year, according to athletic director Brian Winter.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 10:45 am
It was an incredible sports year for the Ahwatukee programs.
Friday, May 23, 2014 1:39 pm
PICACHO PEAK STATE PARK — "Excuse me, coming through, sorry, thank you!" I kept repeating loudly and urgently as I hiked up Picacho Peak, which rises like a Western saddle from the endless desert just off I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson.
Thursday, May 15, 2014 11:43 am
The fourth induction class for the Mountain Pointe Hall of Fame was released by the school.
Thursday, May 1, 2014 10:47 am
Another group of athletes, this time coming mostly from Mountain Pointe, had the chance to smile, pretend to sign a letter of intent and celebrate with family, friends and teammates.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 6:45 am
For 16 years Steve Mancuso did everything he could to get Mountain Pointe swimmers to post their best time possible.
Coach Steve Mancuso watches over Mountain Pointe swim practice at Nozomi Aquatic Center on Wednesday August, 14, 2013.
Mountain Pointe swim coach Steve Mancuso watches his team compete during the Arizona State Swimming and Diving Division 1 Championship at Skyline High School in Mesa. Nov, 5, 2011. Darryl Webb/AFN
Monday, April 21, 2014 9:45 am
Wednesday marked the start of the spring signing season.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 4:45 am
Editor’s note: This is the final in a two-part series on the history of Mountain Park Ranch.
Friday, December 27, 2013 5:45 am
There is no other sporting community like Ahwatukee Foothills in Arizona, or maybe anywhere.
Friday, December 20, 2013 4:41 pm
Denial’s worked pretty well for me so far. But as I type with trembling fingers, reality is seeping in. Just after Christmas, my family is moving. To Seattle. I know. From sunshine to rain. But then, change is as inevitable as the lights that twinkle along Chandler Boulevard during the holidays each year. And so, I have to embrace one more in a long lifetime of transitions.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 1:03 pm
There are so many variables when it comes to winning a state title in any sport.
Monday, December 9, 2013 11:45 am
The standards for athletic programs in Ahwatukee seem to be getting higher by the season.
Saturday, November 9, 2013 5:49 pm
For the first time in 14 years, the state big school girls swim trophy was held by a team another than Xavier College Prep.
Thursday, October 31, 2013 10:50 am
All of the work in preparing for the postseason is done.
Friday, October 25, 2013 3:45 am
This weekend the Ahwatukee Community Swim and Tennis Center will be hosting its 12th Annual Haunted House and Hayride for the entire family.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 8:45 am
Whoever said a rivalry between two high school football teams isn’t as strong compared to the majors clearly has never attended an Ahwatukee Bowl.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 1:50 pm
Steve Mancuso has known all about Mountain Pointe freshmen swimmers Grace Horvath and Sarah Ding for years.
Grace Horvath from Mountain Pointe High School participates in the swim meet againt Desert Vista on Sept. 26, 2013.
Sarah Ding from Mountain Pointe High School raced against her opponents in Nozomi Aquatic Center in Chandler on Sept. 26, 2013.
Isaiah Banks and company flips out to win it all
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