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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 …

UPDATED: USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field

June 20, 2013 – 4:13 pm

Several East Valley athletes competed in Day 2 of the USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursday and Friday.
UPDATE:  Hamilton graduate Just’N Thymes claimed a national track championship on …

Charlie Ragle tackling East Valley recruiting scene

January 17, 2013 – 2:30 pm

As the assistant director of operations for the Arizona football program last season, former Chaparral football coach Charlie Ragle’s only interactions with recruits could come on campus.
On Dec. 20, he was promoted to tight ends …

AZ High School Golf Coaches Association awards

December 12, 2012 – 1:07 pm

Here are the best of 2012 high school golf in Arizona, as voted on by AZ high school golf coaches:
Division I Boys
Player of Year:  Matt Liringis (Desert Vista)
Coach of Year:  Chuck Powell (Mountain View)
All-State Team
Anthony …

Wendy’s high school Heisman finalists announced

October 30, 2012 – 12:15 pm

The Wendy’s high school “Heisman” race is underway nationwide.
The pool is down to 20 among the Arizonans in contention for this national award which combines athletics, academics and community service.
Of the 45,000 seniors who applied …

Cactus Shadows QB Kinsler sets AZ passing record

September 23, 2012 – 11:56 am

This came courtesy of Cactus Shadows coach Greg Davis on Saturday night…..
Amid a track meet and 63-49 loss to Prescott on Friday night, Davis was inputting stats into MaxPreps.com. He knew quarterback Bryce Kinsler put …

Cross Country week in review

September 17, 2012 – 3:11 pm

East Valley cross country teams had another eventful weekend, with teams scattered throughout Southern California and Arizona.
Mt. Carmel/Movin Shoes Cross Country Invitational at Balboa Park, San Diego
With Southern California engulfed in a record heat wave, …

Former Marcos LB Adam Pavlenko leaves Iowa State

August 15, 2012 – 1:53 pm

Former Marcos de Niza linebacker Adam Pavlenko will be playing at Scottsdale Community College this season instead of Iowa State, coach Roy Lopez said.
Pavlenko had no problems qualifying academically to play for the Cyclones, but …

Torren Jones’ recruiting picks up steam

July 31, 2012 – 12:20 pm

For quite awhile, the college scholarship offers never lined up with the hype for Torren Jones.
He became a household name in the East Valley when Arizona offered him a scholarship before he entered high school …

On Payton Dastrup and BYU

July 24, 2012 – 2:11 pm

Mountain View boys basketball power forward Payton Dastrup picked up a scholarship offer from Brigham Young recently, which seemed all but inevitable after the strides he has made in the past few months.
Many believe another …