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Basha, Desert Mountain kids earn NFCA All-American/All-Region spots

July 15, 2013 – 1:13 pm |

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association named its All-American and All-Region high school/college teams throughout the country.   At the high school level, the East Valley was well-represented.
Basha third baseman Kylie Shull was named to the …

Desert Mtn. QB Kyle Allen chooses Aggies

June 3, 2013 – 1:45 pm |

Desert Mountain quarterback Kyle Allen, one of the top high school QB prospects in the country, gave a verbal commitment to Texas A&M on Monday afternoon.
Allen, ranked as the No. 1 high school quarterback in …

Gary McKay transfers from Chaparral to Desert Mtn.

June 3, 2013 – 12:37 pm |

Senior-to-be Gary McKay has transferred from Chaparral to Desert Mountain, according to both schools’ football coaches.
Both Desert Mountain coach Tony Tabor and Chaparral coach Dave Huffine said McKay was looking for a change of scenery.  …

Summer hoops success can carry over to season

May 28, 2013 – 4:36 pm |

There is no such thing as the offseason any more, as the close of the school year simply allows more time for football passing leagues and basketball team camps.
While there should be a fair dose …

Another boys basketball tourney comes to AZ

May 21, 2013 – 11:54 am |

Five East Valley schools will compete in the Hoophall West, another top high school basketball tournament set for November and December.
Defending champion Corona del Sol, Desert Mountain, Mesquite, Chaparral and Gilbert will play in the …

Zany year ends in triumph for Desert Mountain baseball coach Brian Stephenson

May 15, 2013 – 3:25 pm |

Life was good for Brian Stephenson heading into the baseball season.
It was his first year taking over as coach at Desert Mountain, and he knew from the get-go the Wolves had the requisite talent to …

Desert Mountain close to hiring Chris Webber’s HS coach to lead boys hoops team

May 2, 2013 – 9:56 am |

Desert Mountain is close to finding a successor for boys basketball coach Todd Fazio, and it’s a doozy.
Kurt Keener, who coached Chris Webber and Shane Battier and has won eight state championships in Michigan, is …

First round softball tournament breakdown

April 25, 2013 – 10:31 pm |

It’s time.
Crazy schedules, mystery formulas (though there are a few head-scratchers of schools which didn’t get into the top 24, in this case it appears to have worked out respectably across the four divisions) and …

Softball games to see this week

April 22, 2013 – 2:03 pm |

This is it.  The last week of the regular season (Wednesday appears to be the last regular season slate of games), and given the schedule and current power rankings (as of Monday), a whole lot …

Scottsdale Stadium Challenge baseball schedule

April 15, 2013 – 3:25 pm |

The five high schools from the Scottsdale Unified School District will be participating in baseball games this week at Scottsdale Stadium as part of the 2013 Scottsdale Stadium Challenge. The schedule is as follows:
2013 Scottsdale …