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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 …

Spring football a big deal for Gilbert schools

May 3, 2013 – 5:13 pm

For the time being, spring football gets overshadowed a bit by the spring sports’ state tournaments, but it’s in (or about) to be full swing ahead.
What it means for several of the better programs in …

Mesquite baseball shrugs off ‘rebuilding’ year

April 17, 2013 – 9:56 am

In the last five seasons, the Mesquite baseball program was one of the best in the East Valley. The Wildcats went 115-54 in that span, making the title game once and the semifinals three other …

Girls basketball “bubble” teams

February 4, 2013 – 3:10 pm

Finally, postseason play has arrived in boys and girls basketball, and while both the sectionals and state tournaments are “one-and-done” single elimination format, sectional tournaments this week won’t mean turning in uniforms for many schools.
For …

Boys basketball bubble watch

January 28, 2013 – 1:30 pm

It’s the last week of the regular season for boys basketball. Twenty-four teams make the state tournaments, with each sectional semifinalist securing an automatic bid, joined by 12 at-large teams with the highest power point …

Football coaching search updates

January 15, 2013 – 2:58 pm

Arcadia has gotten a jump on the other East Valley football coaching searches, as principal John Biera could make a hire by Friday.
Final interviews are this week, according to athletic director Kevin Mooney, and it’s …

Girls basketball games to see this week

January 14, 2013 – 5:58 pm

The nitty-gritty and schedule-cramming continue this week with three weeks left in the girls basketball regular season before sectional tournaments begin.
Plenty to watch this week so let’s get to it.
(All power rankings records as of …

Girls basketball games to watch

December 10, 2012 – 3:36 pm

Here are a few girls basketball games of note going on this week around the East Valley.
All records are unofficial and as of Monday afternoon Dec. 10. All games are 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Xavier …

Arcadia, Mesquite in midst of football coaching searches

December 6, 2012 – 12:44 pm

Arcadia is in the process of finding its new football coach, and will make the determination in mid-January, athletic director Kevin Mooney said in an email.
The opening is currently posted on the district and AIA …

Division I, Section II all-area football team

November 27, 2012 – 12:24 pm

Here is the Division I, Section II area team (Gilbert district schools plus Skyline):
Athlete of Year:  Tarek Morrison (Desert Ridge)
Two-Way Player of Year:  Eric Hironaka (Gilbert)
Coach of Year:  Pete Wahlheim (Highland)
Offensive Player of Year:  JJ …