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Chase Funk unlikely to play for Mtn. View

October 31, 2012 – 2:36 pm

A rash of injuries that has hit Mountain View the past couple weeks – at least a rash of key injuries – will have an effect on the playoff push.
The most concrete, unfortunately, appears to …

Division I football playoff predictions

October 31, 2012 – 2:30 pm

I believe Division I is a two-team race between Brophy and Hamilton. I thought Desert Ridge had a chance to sneak into the title game if it lined up on the same side of the …

Seton likely to share some QB snaps

October 31, 2012 – 12:42 pm

Shared time – to some degree – could be the M.O. at Seton Catholic, even as the Setinels begin what could be a deep playoff run in Division IV.
After missing six weeks with a broken …

Division II playoff predictions

October 30, 2012 – 3:45 pm

Here are my thoughts on Division III. I’ll have Division I out tomorrow.
As for D-II, it’s another tournament with five (Salpointe, Centennial, Ironwood Ridge, Chaparral, Marcos de Niza) legitimate contenders. Maybe Salpointe should be considered …

Wendy’s high school Heisman finalists announced

October 30, 2012 – 12:15 pm

The Wendy’s high school “Heisman” race is underway nationwide.
The pool is down to 20 among the Arizonans in contention for this national award which combines athletics, academics and community service.
Of the 45,000 seniors who applied …

Division III football predictions

October 29, 2012 – 5:34 pm

Saguaro’s loss to Chaparral leaves us plenty of intrigue heading into the Division III postseason, which begins with the first round on Friday. It’s tough to accurately gauge how well the contenders will fare against …

Queen Creek football players support special-needs friend

October 29, 2012 – 4:39 pm

The Queen Creek football team just finished off an undefeated season and is positioning itself for a run at the Division III state championship.
But an act of kindness by some of the Bulldogs has already …

Red Mountain’s Emily Franklin headed to Kentucky

October 26, 2012 – 12:18 am

The Red Mountain volleyball season ended on a sour note on Thursday night in a loss to Mountain View. The Lions (8-8) won’t have a playoff spot for next week’s state tournament, but they have …

AIA creates All-Tournament and Family passes

October 25, 2012 – 12:36 pm

A press release from the Arizona Interscholastic Association on Thursday…..
The Arizona Interscholastic Association has entered into an agreement with Glendale-based GetTix.net to improve fan ticket buying experience by offering new discounted passes.
All-Tournament and Family Passes …

Highland’s Little commits to San Diego State

October 24, 2012 – 10:34 pm

Highland volleyball player Baylee Little has committed to play for San Diego State.
Little, a 6-foot-1 middle blocker for the Hawks (and Club Fusion) also plays basketball. She has 221  kills and a 47.6 kill percentage, …