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St. Mary’s chooses girls basketball coach to replace Curtis Ekmark

August 20, 2013 – 1:07 pm

Former Tempe Prep girls basketball standout Liberty Brittain has been chosen as the new coach at St. Mary’s, athletic director Greg Fahrendorf said in an email.
Brittain replaces Curtis Ekmark, who went 154-21 in his six …

What direction will St. Mary’s girls hoops go?

June 11, 2013 – 4:38 pm

Will the dynasty deteriorate?
Curtis Ekmark’s departure as St. Mary’s girls basketball coach late last week could send Arizona’s high school basketball scene in two vastly different directions: straight ahead or any-which way.
While Ekmark now has …

Carl Hayden boys basketball forfeitures affect E.V. teams

January 16, 2013 – 1:45 pm

The Carl Hayden boys basketball team has forfeited its first four wins of the season after using an ineligible player, Arizona Interscholastic Association Director of Business Media Brian Bolitho confirmed in an email.
The Falcons used …

St. Mary’s girls basketball battling injuries as showdown with Pinnacle looms

January 10, 2013 – 2:15 pm

The St. Mary’s girls basketball team played without reigning Tribune Player of the Year Chantel Osahor (knee bruise) last night against a solid Xavier squad, but again showed its dominance with a 72-37 victory.
Courtney Ekmark …

Girls basketball games to watch this week

January 7, 2013 – 12:53 pm

The movement begins. Schedules get really crammed (“brutal” is an apt word in a few cases) and power rankings will jostle often in this final month of the regular season.
It’s basically a three-week cram session.
There …

Girls basketball games to see this week

January 2, 2013 – 4:38 pm

It’s a bit of a temporary lull in the girls basketball kingdom this week because of New Year’s and most tournaments have been completed (Nike TOC, Arcadia, Valley Christian, NW Desert Christian tournament, etc…) and …

St. Mary’s begins trek toward another national title; other holiday hoops notes

December 20, 2012 – 11:09 am

The kickoff to the holiday hoops tournament stretch is today, as the Nike Tournament of Champions begins and so does the Horizon Holiday Hoops Invitational.
The St. Mary’s girls basketball team could become the favorite for …

St. Mary’s girls hoops wins NGS Invitational

December 3, 2012 – 1:07 pm

Chantel Osahor and Courtney Ekmark have picked up right where they left off last season.
The dynamic duo led the way as the St. Mary’s girls basketball team captured the NGS Basketball Invitational championship with a …

Can Pinnacle girls hoops challenge St. Mary’s?

November 30, 2012 – 2:15 pm

It’s no surprise to see the St. Mary’s girls basketball team off to a good start. The Knights are 3-0 and have won their games by an average score of 62-17. With reigning Tribune Player …

First round could be no picnic in Division I

October 3, 2012 – 11:53 am

Not only is there parity atop Division I football this season, the overall strength of the playoff participants should be better.
Last season, first round cakewalks included a 55-point win by Basha over Tucson, a 49-point …