Officials cautioned Northeast residents to not be misled by a relatively smooth Monday morning commute, and pressed their cautions to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow starting later in the day.
What began seven years ago as an off-season scrimmage between a few lacrosse teams has turned into a full blown jamboree with more than 35 teams coming together to play and also raise money for local kids diagnosed with cancer.
The Desert Vista girls volleyball team will be honored Friday in a prep rally at the school at 9 a.m. and presented with the Army National Guard national ranking trophy as part of the fifth annual MaxPreps Tour of Champions for Girls’ Volleyball.
The LEGO Squad is an Ahwatukee neighborhood robotics team consisting of three Horizon Community Learning Center students: Austin Vigesaa, Luke Hase and Joshua Lesio. They won first place in the robot competition. They also won awards in Robot Performance and Robot Design at the recent regional competition at the Salvation Army Kroc center in Phoenix.
According to a 2013 article from ESPN The Magazine, approximately 21.5 million kids between the ages of 6 and 17 will participate in a team sport each year. As a former youth football and baseball coach and current father of two girls between the ages of 2 and 7, this number couldn’t be high enough. The enormous benefits of competitive sports are too long to list, but suffice it to say that every child walks away from this experience armed with a set of skills that will serve them well, both in future sports and more importantly, in life.