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August 28, 2013 – 12:24 pm

There were two schools of thought when it came to choosing the final three teams in the Division I preseason football rankings:
1) The traditional powers should get the spots based on their overall tradition of …

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A big pitfall awaits the Pride

September 27, 2008 – 2:08 pm

Sure, it wasn’t the sexiest of matchups. Yes, there were other higher-profile games to see. No, it wasn’t the most aesthetically pleasing, not that Scottsdale Horizon should care. (Steve Casey is too good a coach to …

Questions & Athletes Sept. 26

September 26, 2008 – 2:34 pm

This week, Tribune talked with Chandler swimmer Matt Mozden, Corona del Sol golfer Kelsey Hoyt, Desert Ridge football player Chris Jamison and Notre Dame volleyball player Jessica Maxwell.

The records just keep on coming

September 25, 2008 – 4:20 pm

As offensive schemes go, there is none in Arizona more quarterback-friendly than the one being run at Mesa Desert Ridge.
In the past two seasons, Jaguars QBs have set or tied three state records. Josh Cain …

An embarrassing, shameful situation

September 24, 2008 – 2:36 pm

Shame on the Chandler school district and in particular the folks at the very top of the district, i.e., the superintendent.
The number of transfers and juggling of players between its schools each year particularly in …

No competition for Saints

September 23, 2008 – 4:58 pm

The path to an undefeated regular season for No. 1 Scottsdale Notre Dame has become much clearer of late. Coming into the season, the consensus was the Saints’ toughest competition would come from within the …

Don't blame Dan Hinds

September 23, 2008 – 3:25 pm

As if Phoenix Desert Vista weren’t already a pressure-cooker, there’s more wrath directed toward coach Dan Hinds, most of which involves having senior wunderkind Devon Kennard playing both ways.
Naturally, all of this came to a …

Broncos getting bitten

September 23, 2008 – 2:04 pm

Who said reapeating as 5A Division I state champions was easy?
Well, I did. Here. The VX Video portion of our Website can, sadly for me, confirm this.
Actually, I said it would be done, I didn’t say it would …

Toros low-profile reaches a high this week

September 22, 2008 – 1:22 pm

Mesa Mountain View has quietly yet methodically battered and beaten three teams to uphold its preseason ranking of No. 4 (now No. 2) in 5A Division I.
Their low-profile is over come Friday night when they …

Chandler leftovers

September 20, 2008 – 3:56 pm

Then there’s the other side. Chandler wasn’t a happy bunch as they trudged toward the busses following the painful 21-20 loss to Desert Vista.
The focus was of the 2-point conversion which fell apart that could …

Desert Vista leftovers

September 20, 2008 – 3:24 pm

What a game it was.  By the end, it felt like mid-November (and we’re not talking about weather).
Don’t tell that to Desert Vista coach Dan Hinds. Insightful, helpful and gracious that he is, he sat …