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Gilbert volleyball does admirable on-court self-report

May 10, 2013 – 3:35 pm |

Gilbert’s boys volleyball earned its second consecutive spot in the Division I state championship match, and a bigger cheer inside the sportsmanship spotlight.
The Tigers led Desert Vista 2-0 during Thursday’s semifinal match, and the third …

Win or lose now, Desert Ridge season worthy of praise

May 7, 2013 – 4:32 pm |

Another battle of Brown Road will take center stage on Wednesday night at Rose Mofford, as rivals Mountain View and Red Mountain slug it out in the Division I softball state semifinals.
“Elimination” games, however, continued …

Chaparral softball’s crazy postseason

May 6, 2013 – 11:42 am |

Thanks to its offense bludgeoning Cienega on Saturday in a Division I softball elimination game, Chaparral’s softball team is still alive in the state tournament heading into Tuesday’s next elimination game. The Firebirds will face …

Brophy vs. Tolleson boys soccer semifinal matchup

February 7, 2013 – 12:51 pm |

Division I Boys Soccer semifinal
No. 5 Tolleson vs. No. 1 Brophy
When: 7 p.m. Thursday
Where: Campo Verde H.S. (3870 S. Quartz Street, Gilbert)
Outlook: Brophy enters as solid favorites in this matchup – as the top-seeded Broncos …

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 soccer state tournament quarterfinal matches

February 1, 2013 – 2:23 pm |

The “elite eight” remain in the three divisions of the boys soccer state tournament. On the whole, not many big surprises emerged from Tuesday’s first round action, as seeding number often doesn’t tell the full …

Girls soccer state tournament quarterfinal matchups

January 31, 2013 – 5:29 pm |

The “elite eight” remain in the three divisions of the girls soccer state tournament. On the whole, not many big surprises emerged from Tuesday’s first round action, as seeding number often doesn’t tell the full …

Mountain View point guard Coggins may not return

January 22, 2013 – 11:48 am |

These days, the best Mountain View girls basketball coach Henry Bribiescas can hope for is the word “sparingly.”
As in, the best-case scenario for point guard Rene Coggins the rest of the season. A Toros team …

Badminton state tournaments begin

October 11, 2012 – 2:11 pm |

Hard to believe, but true: The first state tournaments begin this weekend.
It’s badminton, which runs Friday and Saturday, with the championship matches for singles and doubles happening Saturday in the (approximately) early afternoon at Sunnyslope …

Friday’s Div. I softball semifinal matchup

May 11, 2012 – 12:43 pm |

So Basha and Glendale Mountain Ridge are taking a detour of sorts – “the scenic route” – to try and reach the Division I state championship game on Monday night at Arizona State’s Farrington Stadium.
It’s …