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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 …

Chandler all-district wrestling

March 7, 2013 – 2:58 pm |

Co-Wrestlers of the Year:   Dalton Brady (Chandler);  Trey Ronayne (Basha)
Coach of the Year:  Vidal Mejia (Chandler)
First Team
106 pounds:  Michael Reyes (Chandler);  113:  Kamden Krum (Basha);  120:  Arch Ratliff (Perry);  126:  Tristan Moran (Chandler);  132:  Joey …

Mesa all-city wrestling teams

February 25, 2013 – 12:42 pm |

Wrestler of the Year:  Ben Andrew (Mesa)
Coach of the Year:  Bob Callison (Mountain View)
First Team
106:  Paden Mason (Mountain View);  113:  Jerod Booth (Mountain View);  120: Brett Kaspryzyk (Mesa);  126:  Tyler Meraz (Dobson);  132:  Steven Mason …

Jerry Mullin, Cameron Jordan highlight Chandler HOF class

February 6, 2013 – 8:16 am |

Nearly 30 years later, Jerry Mullin is still going as Seton Catholic’s softball coach, but he’s already being “retired” as a legend in Chandler.
Mullin leads a class of eight inductees into the Chandler Sports Hall …

Wrestling Sectionals schedule

January 30, 2013 – 11:59 am |

Postseason isn’t just for boys/girls soccer this week.  Wrestlers are gearing up as this weekend’s sectional tournament, meaning they’re a week away from next week’s state tournaments at Tim’s Toyota Center in Prescott Valley.
Sectionals are …

Flowing Wells, Nate Johnson wrestling invitationals on tap

January 16, 2013 – 12:39 pm |

The Flowing Wells Invitational, perhaps the biggest wrestling tournament of the regular season, along with Red Mountain’s annual Nate Johnson invitational both fall this weekend, making it a honeymoon of sorts for Arizona high school …

Perry wrestlers finish 21st in Wisconsin invite

January 7, 2013 – 4:52 pm |

Fresh off a trip to the frozen tundra, Perry’s wrestling team finished 21st out of 64 teams nationally at the Oshkosh (Wisc.) On the Water Classic last week.
Five states were represented at the tournament (Minnesota, …

Peoria wrestling tournament

January 3, 2013 – 2:15 pm |

It’s a slow few days until school starts up again, but there’s another big wrestling tournament out at Peoria High School this weekend.
Many, many teams and many, many elite high school wrestlers will haul across …

Perry wrestlers head to frozen tundra

December 24, 2012 – 10:42 am |

Perry wrestlers are about to receive both culture and climate shock.
The Pumas are headed to the Oshkosh on the Water Classic wrestling invitational in Wisconsin on Dec. 26. Several states send kids to this annual …

McClintock hosts wrestling tournament this week

December 10, 2012 – 11:50 am |

There aren’t too many basketball or soccer tournaments this week involving East Valley schools, but there’s one big wrestling festivity.
The McClintock Wrestling Invitational runs Friday and Saturday at McClintock High School (1830 E. Del Rio …