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St. Mary’s chooses girls basketball coach to replace Curtis Ekmark

August 20, 2013 – 1:07 pm |

Former Tempe Prep girls basketball standout Liberty Brittain has been chosen as the new coach at St. Mary’s, athletic director Greg Fahrendorf said in an email.
Brittain replaces Curtis Ekmark, who went 154-21 in his six …

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 …

Perry freshman PG Markus Howard offered scholarship by ASU

August 5, 2013 – 10:49 am |

Markus Howard, a freshman at Perry who has yet to play a varsity game, was offered a scholarship by Arizona State on Friday during an unofficial visit to the campus.
Howard played club basketball for Arizona …

USA basketball venue to be used for AIA playoff games

July 31, 2013 – 11:24 am |

A vast majority of Arizona Interscholastic Association playoff games will be held at the newly planned USA basketball facility in Tempe, likely beginning in 2016, associate executive director Chuck Schmidt said.
The arena is expected to …

Perry makes coaching hires

July 25, 2013 – 10:29 am |

Perry hired a slew of new coaches this week:
Brock Kearsley was hired as the new girls basketball coach. Kearsley was the girls coach at Apache Junction since 2007, including the Desert Sky Region Coach of the …

Mesa’s D.J. Henderson to join ASU men’s hoops team as walk-on

July 22, 2013 – 12:03 pm |

Mesa High shooting guard D.J. Henderson will walk on to the Arizona State men’s basketball team this season.
Henderson led the Jackrabbits in scoring last year with 14.6 points per game and shot 42 percent from …

Skyline hires assistant to take over girls basketball program

July 16, 2013 – 11:54 am |

Assistant Ryan Myers has been selected as the new girls basketball coach at Skyline. Myers has 10 years of coaching experience, including the past two under Patrick Dunn with the Coyotes.
“Coach Myers has an extensive …

Best in Basketball Summer Invitational schedule

June 27, 2013 – 11:02 am |

Another of the bigger summer basketball tournaments gets underway Thursday (June 27) at Highland H.S.
The Best In Basketball Summer Invitational features a slew of East Valley teams among its 24 participants. The tournament is divided …

Corona del Sol hoops continues summer streak

June 24, 2013 – 6:44 pm |

They’re the two-time defending champions and could field as talented a rotation as anyone this winter, but Corona del Sol’s first priority during summer basketball season isn’t winning summer scrimmages and tournaments.
Yet, here they are. …

Patrick Dunn resigns as Skyline hoops coach

June 24, 2013 – 3:30 pm |

Patrick Dunn resigned as Skyline’s girls basketball coach this week.
According to athletic director Greg Schultz, Dunn stepped down to “concentrate more time with my family and finish my master’s degree at NAU in Educational Leadership.”
Dunn …