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The battle at the bottom of the Division I top-10 rankings

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 …

Highland’s Miner Webster named national coach of the year

August 8, 2013 – 11:16 am
Highland athletic director Rod Huston presents girls basketball coach Miner Webster (right) with a commemorative framed jersey after Webster won his 700th career game as a girls basketball coach in January 2013.

Highland coach Miner Webster was named the Coach of the Year for 2012 by the National Coaches Association for girls basketball.
Webster led Highland to a 32-3 record that put him one victory away from playing …

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 …

Best in Basketball Summer Invitational schedule

June 27, 2013 – 11:02 am

Another of the bigger summer basketball tournaments gets underway Thursday (June 27) at Highland H.S.
The Best In Basketball Summer Invitational features a slew of East Valley teams among its 24 participants. The tournament is divided …

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 …

Boys volleyball state tournament breakdown

May 2, 2013 – 4:18 pm

The bracket has been revealed for the boys volleyball state tournament, which begins on Saturday and finishes with the title match on May 11. The first two rounds are both played on Saturday, with the …

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 …

Softball games to see this week

April 15, 2013 – 2:11 pm

Less than two weeks to go until tournament time (April 27) and plenty of jostling, confusion, unknowns and hypotheticals  are left for those trying to earn one of the 24 spots into each of the …