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Highland’s Miner Webster named national coach of the year

August 8, 2013 – 11:16 am |

Highland coach Miner Webster was named the Coach of the Year for 2012 by the National Coaches Association for girls basketball.
Webster led Highland to a 32-3 record that put him one victory away from playing …

U16 Sereno wins Elite Club national championship

July 15, 2013 – 11:08 pm |

The Sereno ECNL U16 girls club soccer team based in Scottsdale won the “Champions League” national championship by defeating a club team from Newport Beach, Calif., in the finals on Monday in Richmond, Va.
Four other …

Basha, Desert Mountain kids earn NFCA All-American/All-Region spots

July 15, 2013 – 1:13 pm |

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association named its All-American and All-Region high school/college teams throughout the country.   At the high school level, the East Valley was well-represented.
Basha third baseman Kylie Shull was named to the …

Former Tempe Prep track standout honored by Dbacks

July 12, 2013 – 2:20 pm |

The Arizona Diamondbacks honored Mesa Community College and former Tempe Prep track and field standout Pau Tonnensen in a ceremony prior to Wednesday night’s game.
The Dbacks saluted Tonnensen’s amazing accomplishment of winning all four multi-event …

Jaden DeGracie, Mason Robertson named NSCAA soccer All-Americans

July 11, 2013 – 1:19 pm |

Pinnacle forward Mason Robertson and Highland midfielder Jaden DeGracie were Arizona’s representatives in the 49-person All-American team chosen by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Robertson was among 20 boys named to the team, while …

Former Corona baseball player nominated for ‘fan favorite’ award

June 10, 2013 – 5:08 pm |

Former Corona del Sol outfielder Michael Felton is a senior at Campbell University in North Carolina, and is 1 of 15 NCAA college baseball players in the nation chosen as a finalist for the TD Ameritrade Fan …

Former Desert Ridge softball player named Div. III All-American

June 10, 2013 – 11:44 am |

Former Desert Ridge outfielder Christina Smith was named an Academic All-American as a member of the Concordia University (Texas) softball program, which competes at the NCAA Division III level.  She is the school’s first academic …

Val Kaff named Gatorade Softball Player of Year

June 6, 2013 – 11:46 am |

Capping a stellar four-year career at Mountain View, senior pitcher Val Kaff was named the Gatorate Softball Player of the Year for Arizona.
Kaff led the Lady Toros (27-8) to the Division I loser’s bracket final …

Div. I and II softball seniors’ All-Star game

June 4, 2013 – 11:48 am |

The annual Division I and Division II Senior All-Star softball games are Wednesday.
Division II kids held practices on Tuesday morning (June 4), while Division I’s “Blue” and “Red” teams will hold a combined workout Tuesday …

Chandler all-district girls track and field team

May 23, 2013 – 1:26 pm |

Here is the 2013 Chandler all-district girls track and field team:
100:   Tope Williams – Chandler;   La Maya Williams – Chandler
200:   Ky Westbrook – Chandler;   Dominique Jackson – Chandler
400:    Imani Adams …