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Alexandra Brielle Tso of Ahwatukee graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.
As the 2014-15 school year is about to start, we are excited about a number of new programs and projects we are offering at the East Valley Institute of Technology.
It was a bittersweet night for the Ahwatukee Little League All-Stars as the Minors team advanced state while the Major team was eliminated on Thursday night in the District 13 tournament.
Zeke Jones’ blueprint for restoring Arizona State wrestling also comes with red and white ones as well.
Jake Varner stood in the middle of the mat waiting for anyone to step out.
I’ve never given birth, but I was there in the room when both my kids were born, and saw what my wife went through those first few months after our infant son was home. Now, as many of you women know who have kids, there were many things friends, family, doctors and magazines seemed to gloss over, or leave out, when it came to giving birth and having a newborn in the house.
This Saturday through Tuesday, USA Olympian Ken Chertow will conduct his Gold Medal Summer Training Camp at the Phoenix Marriott Mesa Hotel.
I know many of you who are into running enjoy the long stuff — half marathons, marathons, ultra marathons, trail running and long distance team relays. Other than an ultra marathon (a race over 26.2 miles), I have raced all of these distances as well with a modicum of success. But if you ask me what distance I enjoy racing the most — and the key word is “racing” — it would be the 1-mile run.
We bought food bowls, borrowed a crate and dusted off baby gates. But soon after we adopted our 13-week-old puppy, we discovered the house really wasn't ready.
Resident Chris Cwierz was recently named 2014 American Culinary Federation (ACF) Western Region Pastry Chef of the Year. Cwierz received the award after winning a competition at the 2014 ACF Western Regional Conference in Oakland, Calif., March 2-5.
Think back to when you were a kid and how you zipped around the playground, parks and black tops. You ran at full speed to get almost anywhere: getting in line at school, running to first base in a kickball game or trying to beat your two siblings to the car, so you didn’t get the horrible middle seat.
WASHINGTON — For women who carry a notorious cancer gene, surgery to remove healthy ovaries is one of the most protective steps they can take. New research suggests some may benefit most from having the operation as young as 35.
Maybe you work long hours. Maybe you or your spouse are away for work many weeks out of the year. Maybe you’re a single parent. Or maybe your kids are all different ages. But no matter what your family situation is, you wish to find some sort of fitness regimen, which will fit into your busy schedule, as well as find something that everyone can be involved in and have fun in the process.
Haleigh Spurlock of Ahwatukee has been named to Graceland University’s honors list. Students with a perfect 4.0 GPA are named to the president’s list. Students with a GPA between 3.65 and 3.99 are named to the honors list. Students with a GPA between 3.25 and 3.64 are named to the dean’s list.
When you live in this country you know that the three major sports are football, basketball and baseball. And while track and field is considered a minor sport in the U.S., I would argue that having a good foundation in track and field can truly help any athlete in his or her chosen athletic discipline.
Wanda Manville, director of the Tempe Dance Academy, is putting on the annual Christmas show at Chandler Center for the Arts — inspired from one of the dance company’s trips to Europe.
Nearly any time of day, if you’re driving around Ahwatukee, you’ll easily come across at least a handful of people on the roads running — this is one reason why I love living in this community.
The Phoenix Zoo announced it has reached its goal of raising $22.5 million for its first major capital campaign, allowing it to fund several projects on the way toward creating a World Class Zoo. The zoo’s initial goal for Phase I of its capital campaign when it began in 2008 was $20 million, but it was revised as project costs exceeded that amount.
Believe me, I’m psyched that you have picked up running in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and even 60s because I think it’s an awesome sport with so many social, physical and emotional benefits. But I have to tell you people, there’s a segment of you out there who need to be more pragmatic in your approach to running.
Let me guess, you want to run a marathon because it’s on your bucket list?
On and off screen, it's been a bruising summer for Hollywood.
When Trey Lauer laces up his cleats and gets ready for a camp or a combine, he usually listens to the song, “Lose Yourself,” by Eminem.
In five years since moving to its new home overlooking the U.S. Capitol, the Newseum has become a major attraction with 4 million people visiting its exhibits about journalism and the First Amendment. Yet it’s been struggling mightily to cover its costs.
Katlyn Youngblood, a sophomore early childhood education major from Ahwatukee Foothills, was among approximately 1,500 Bob Jones University students who were named to the spring 2013 dean’s list. Bob Jones University is located in Greenville, S.C. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.0 GPA.
After 20 years, life-long runner and local coach David Allison returned to his alma mater recently to compete in the Penn Relays.