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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 …

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 …

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 …

Highland girls soccer looking for new leader

May 23, 2013 – 3:50 pm

One of Arizona’s best girls soccer programs is looking for a new leader, as Highland coach John Berzins said he stepped down from running the program shortly after the season ended in late February.
Berzins – …

Highland’s Jaden DeGracie repeats as soccer’s Gatorade POY

May 22, 2013 – 12:00 pm

Highland senior Jaden DeGracie was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for girls soccer in Arizona for a second consecutive season.
The 5-foot-5 senior midfielder scored eight goals and passed for 47 assists this past …

Brophy soccer coach Marc Kelly resigns

May 9, 2013 – 10:15 pm

Marc Kelly, one of the heavy kickers in boys soccer both in Arizona and nationally, is resigning as Brophy’s coach, according to an e-mail he sent out on Thursday.
Specific reasons weren’t immediately known for his …

Basha has impressive list of college signees

April 25, 2013 – 12:44 pm

It’s quite the senior class at Basha this season. Here are all of the school’s athletes who signed a Letter of Intent to play collegiately next season, according to athletic director Brent Rincon:
Maurice Kirby, boys …

Campo Verde girls soccer to receive national honor

April 5, 2013 – 12:52 pm

Campo Verde High School will be presented with the Army National Guard national ranking trophy as part of the second annual MaxPreps Tour of Champions for girls soccer.
The ceremony will take place on Friday, April …

Chandler all-district girls soccer team

March 7, 2013 – 3:21 pm

Co-Offensive Player of Year:  Jazmarie Mader (Basha); Alesondra Colbert (Chandler)
Defensive Player of Year:  Sam Demarco (Perry)
Coach of Year:  Tara Koleski (Chandler)
First Team
Goalkeeper:  Tiana Pretzer (Basha);  Defenders:  Gabriela Martinez (Hamilton); Alyssa Lamb (Basha); Amy Fuller (Basha); …

Mesa all-city girls soccer team

February 25, 2013 – 1:24 pm

Player of the Year:  Sydney Schroeder (Red Mountain)
First Team
Haley Adams (Mountain View);  Sarah Bearman (Skyline); Sierra Belisle (Dobson);  Aubrey Blau (Mesa);  Brianna Haddder (Mountain View);  Emily Hansen (Dobson);  Miranda Lechner (Skyline);  Emily Maier (Red Mountain);  …