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With time running short, the nation’s health care rolls still aren’t filling up fast enough.
No one in Arizona beat Dani Jones this season so she took her show on the road.
I first noticed Timmy Hernandez in the spring when he was doing one-on-one drills with Mountain Pointe’s big-time recruit Jalen Brown.
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.
Jalen Brown isn’t about to reflect completely even though he is only three weeks from graduation.
Desert Vista junior Dani Jones finished fourth overall at the NXN Southwest Regional recently to qualify for the 10th annual Nike Cross Nationals. She will get the chance to compete against the nation’s best in Portland, Oregon on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Portland Meadows racing facility.
Mountain Pointe senior defensive back Dominique Fenstermacher announced Friday he verbally committed to UNLV.
Congratulations to the Desert Vista Thunder Marching Band for earning fourth place overall at the Bands of America (BOA) Southwest Regional competition last Saturday (third in Class AAAA for large schools). This represents the highest finish ever for an Arizona band in any BOA regional event.
By the time January rolls around, Jalen Brown and Natrell Curtis will be done playing for Norris Vaughan and Mountain Pointe.
(Editor’s note: Sarah Barnes, the mother of Mountain Pointe wide receiver/defensive back Jalen Brown, was asked by the AFN to reflect on the parent’s perspective of having a big-time Division I recruit in the family and the process that led to him choosing Oregon.)
A California sandwich chain known for meaty, fresh sandwiches has announced it will open a franchised location in Ahwatukee Foothills during the first quarter of 2014.
Jordan Rezac was a coach’s son, understood the game, and was a football player long before he buckled his chinstrap his freshman year at Desert Vista.
Desert Vista's Jalen Jelks is on his way to Oregon but no one would have guessed that would be the case when he was a freshman.
Mountain Pointe High School announced its students of the month for September. The following students were chosen: Zach Shappell, for Pride; Jacob Rak-Kinonen, for Performance; Victoria Garner, for Purpose.
The Mountain Pointe defense has seen a lot of changes.
Mountain Pointe senior wide receiver Jalen Brown announced Monday on Twitter that he will attend Oregon in the fall.
Four years ago Jalen Brown walked through the doors at Mountain Pointe highly-touted and wore No. 85 his freshman year.
Each year the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce honors local business women through the Palo Verde Women in Business Award.
Ever since Paul Lucas dazzled the state with his electric 100-meter dash state title run last spring, he figured to be an asset for the Mountain Pointe football team.
One only played in a handful of games on the junior varsity level last year and the other was more known for what he does after the starting gun goes off than what he does after breaking the huddle.
Ahwatukee native Kimberly Radig, a 2001 Mountain Pointe High School graduate, has been awarded the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year in Patient Care. She has been a nurse for six years in the Nursery Intensive Care Unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Radig has actively been a part of the Developmental Committee, updating two patient policies in regards to infants less than 29 weeks and/or 1,250 grams.
Carrie Lynn Mason, office manager for West USA Realty, Inc.’s Ahwatukee branch office, announces successful campaign in collecting donations to assist two local schools. West USA Realty’s Ahwatukee office collected donations of school supplies to help two local schools in which the Tempe Elementary School District reported needing extra help. The two schools include Wood’s Elementary School and Fees Middle School. The donations came from agents and local title companies.
Sometimes a shift is so gradual, its effect isn’t realized until an event forces retrospection.
It has gotten to the point where Desert Vista is daring someone else to doubt them.
I sat in Norris Vaughan’s football office in August of 2010, just a month after taking the job at the AFN, when all the veteran coach wanted to talk about was this freshman he had coming into the program.