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Breaking down the 2A Arizona high school football semifinals  AZCentral

Phoenix Christian takes on top seed Thatcher. while St. Johns battles Eagar Round Valley.

Krystle Henderson and Jen Wahl return to Mesquite High School KPNX

When Everywhere A to Z went to Gilbert, Team 12's Krystle Henderson and Jen Wahl knew they had to visit their old stomping grounds again.

Girls basketball must-see players this Arizona high school season  AZCentral

The number of talented girls basketball players in Arizona gets greater every year. This could be one of the best in high school history. As official practices began ...

A look at key Week 6 games in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

It's Week 6 in Arizona high school football. We're already at the midway point of the 2018 season. During homecoming, Gilbert Highland watched fireworks light ...

Lockdown at Mesquite High School, Island Elementary lifted (KNXV-TV)

GILBERT, AZ - The "precautionary lockdowns" at two Gilbert-area schools Friday have been lifted. Islands Elementary and Mesquite High School were placed in ...

Chandler ignores distraction, rolls Perry behind RB DeCarlos Brooks  AZCentral

Chandler didn't let distractions derail it in a victory over Perry in a rematch of last year's 6A championship game.

Arizona high school basketball, volleyball player Brandon Kwan, who stands 4-foot-9, sees no obstacles  AZCentral

Having a short stature is something senior two-sport athlete Brandon Kwan has never used in life as an excuse.

High-scoring pair have powered Mesquite for 4 years  East Valley Tribune

Mesquite High School's girls basketball team had never had a 2000-point scorer in its history. As of the 2017-18 season, the team has two to put into the record ...

Jaden Lee finally finding stability at Mesquite in winding hoops career

He rose to the top, fell to the bottom, tried to catch up academically, and now senior Jaden Lee has hope for his basketball future.

Trevor Messing voted Week 11 Arizona high school football top performer  AZCentral

A look at the top performances in the final week of the regular football season.

Classmates rally around special needs students at HS basketball game  AZFamily

It felt like a big playoff game at Mesquite High School in Gilbert Tuesday, with the band, cheerleaders and fired-up crowd.

Future of Gilbert Jr. High School uncertain in possible closure  ABC15 Arizona

There will be a meeting Thursday to discuss the future of Gilbert Junior High School.

Arizona high school football scores for Week 7  AZCentral

This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29.

Closing gaps: Week 10 top 10 Arizona high school football story lines  AZCentral

A look at what needs to go down in 10 intriguing Arizona high school football story lines.

Bubble trouble: Week 11 Arizona high school football story lines  AZCentral

Last chances. Teams on the edge can decide their playoff fate. Just win.

Arizona high school football playoff schedule and Richard Obert's picks  AZCentral

These are the Arizona high school football playoff games scheduled for Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3. Higher-seeded teams will host these first-round ...

Perry, Fountain Hills win AIA beach volleyball championships  AZCentral

Gilbert Perry won the Division I beach volleyball state championship for the first time in its history Thursday night with a 4-1 win over Goodyear Millennium.

Rewind: What we learned in Week 7 of Arizona high school football  AZCentral

There were records, revelations, upsets, reminders in Week 7.

Analysis: Five things the Arizona Interscholastic Association needs to get done  AZCentral

The NBA isn't the only free agent frenzy. Transfers haven't let up in Arizona high school sports. It's among items the AIA needs to address.

Arizona high school football Super 10, conference rankings: After Week 4  AZCentral

These are the Richard Obert Arizona high school football rankings after Week 4. As always you can find tons of high school sports coverage at ...

Higley holds off Queen Creek American Leadership for 5A boys volleyball crown  AZCentral

The noise never let up. The students never stopped standing. The white towels kept waving. And Higley rode an electric atmosphere to the championships.

Power points: What rankings mean down the stretch for Arizona high school football teams  AZCentral

There is now a gauge on which football teams have on what they need to do to get home field in the playoffs or just get into the fields of 16.

Playoffs or bust: A look at key Week 11 high school playoff games  AZCentral

This is it, the final Friday night in the regular season for Arizona high school football.

Top Saguaro recruit Kelee Ringo says he broke code of conduct rule  AZCentral

Saguaro junior cornerback Kelee Ringo, who has more than 30 major college football offers, won't be playing in the playoffs.

Chandler holds off Desert Vista for Brophy Invitational boys volleyball championship  AZCentral

Chandler won two out of three sets against Desert Vista for the title.

Gilbert High School marching band kicks off jam-packed season  KPNX 12 News TV

The Gilbert Tiger Pride Marching Band is coming off a fourth place finish at the 2016 state championships.

Rewind: What we learned from Week 3 in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

A look at the top moments in Week 3 across Arizona high school football on Friday night.

Desert Vista volleyball team honors Alex DePriest before match  AZCentral

Wearing pink shirts, putting flowers on the seat she would normally occupy, Phoenix Desert Vista boys volleyball players paid tribute to Alex DePriest, who died ...

Arizona baseball recruiting: Get to know 2020 commit Ethan Long  Arizona Desert Swarm

Ethan Long is currently wrapping up his freshman season at Mesquite High School in Gilbert, AZ. He was in a very fortunate situation entering high school as he ...

AIA's 5A, 6A volleyball championships set for ASU  AZCentral

The 6A and 5A girls volleyball state title matches will be held at Arizona State for the first time.

Game of the Week: Turnovers help Highland rout Queen Creek  AZCentral

Gilbert Highland coach Brock Farrel was all smiles on the sideline. Friday night's game at Queen Creek was the hard-hitting, turnover circus he'd been hoping ...

Key Week 9 Arizona high school football games  AZCentral

Three weeks left in the season is all that's left for some teams to position themselves for a playoff spot.

Parker Broadway named Arizona High School Boys Volleyball Player of the Year  AZCentral

Parker Broadway recorded 545 kills on his way to winning the award.

Nike Tournament of Champions | 2017 High School Girls Basketball - Basketball Event  FloHoops

We're back for another year of the best high school girls basketball has to offer at the Nike Tournament of Champions. FloHoops will be streaming LIVE from ...

Max Hall out as coordinator at Gilbert High after arrest

Gilbert High will play tonight's football game against Mesa Desert Ridge with head coach Tim Rutt back on the sideline , but without offensive coordinator Max ...

Desert Vista's Alex DePriest helped others by donating organs  AZCentral

Phoenix Desert Vista senior volleyball player Alex DePriest was in Kansas with her best friend over the weekend when she passed out and had to be flown to a ...

Valley Vista's Taylor Chavez named Gatorade Arizona Girls Basketball Player of the Year  AZCentral

Taylor Chavez, who led Surprise Valley Vista to a second consecutive 6A state championship, has been chosen the Gatorade Arizona Girls Basketball Player of ...

Gilbert's Lindsey Stirling has plenty to be thankful for this holiday season  East Valley Tribune

Lindsey Stirling is a master multitasker. Onstage, the Gilbert native plays the violin like a champ and captivates audiences with her unique EDM style on a ...

Breaking down AIA football rankings: Teams sweating it out with 2 games left  AZCentral

With two games left in the regular season, Arizona high school football team on the playoff bubble are sweating it out.

Snowflake football community remembers 9/11 with special jerseys, tribute video  AZCentral

In a tribute video made by Curtis Cook, Snowflake head football coach Kay Solomon's brother-in-law, the community comes together to remember 9/11.

Arizona high school volleyball preview: Changes lead to parity in 2018  AZCentral

Chaparral and Queen Creek have moved up to 6A. Scottsdale Horizon moved down to 5A.

Incoming Purdue quarterback shows growth in senior season  Journal & Courier

According to three coaches who faced Arizona quarterback Jack Plummer, the future Boilermakers demonstrated plenty of improvement as a senior.

On graduation day, he runs the show

After 36 years, Frank Mitcham knows how to transform a raucous group of teens into a gleaming group of graduates.

Graduating seniors taking the stage for commencement in East Valley  East Valley Tribune

Graduating seniors in the East Valley are taking in lots of scholarship money for colleges and universities. So far, they have received more than $200 million in ...

Louie Ramirez named new Marana football coach | High School Sports  Tucson Local Media

The Marana Tigers have a new football coach, in 25-year-old Northern Arizona University Graduate Assistant Louie Ramirez.

Orbital ATK opens new satellite building in Gilbert  East Valley Tribune

Advanced aerospace manufacturer and longtime Gilbert employer Orbital ATK officially pulled back the curtain on its new satellite engineering building on June ...

Chaparral QB Jack Miller out with knee injury for ESPNU game vs. Pinnacle, QB Spencer Rattler  AZCentral

That highly anticipated quarterback showdown that drew ESPN to it won't happen with Ohio State-commit Jack Miller out with a knee injury.

Game predictions: Breaking down 6A football first-round playoff games  AZCentral

Here is an analysis of each game in first round of Friday's 6A Arizona high school football playoff games with predicted scores. This will be part of a daily series.

2 Gilbert junior high schools at risk as part of plan to move Gilbert Classical Academy

Gilbert Public schools is considering ejecting students at Gilbert Junior High or Mesquite Junior High so Gilbert Classical Academy can move and grow.

Dramatic week ends with Marana picking NAU grad assistant as new football coach  Arizona Daily Star

Louie Ramirez replaces Andy Litten, who left following breakthrough season.

Game of the Week: No looking back for Mountain Pointe football coach Rich Wellbrock  AZCentral

A year to forget has turned into a season to remember for first-year Mountain Pointe football coach Rich Wellbrock.

Gilbert's Mesquite HS hosts 'Miss Arizona' this week; winner to 'Miss America'  East Valley Tribune

Since winning the 2012 Miss Arizona competition, now 23-year-old Piper Stoeckel admits her life has drastically changed.

Brooke Nuneviller named Arizona High School Beach Volleyball Player of the Year  AZCentral

Brooke Nuneviller has committed to play at the University of Oregon.

Hundreds heed EV moms' campaign to curb kids on social media  East Valley Tribune

What started as a Thanksgiving hike became a movement to help parents push back against the digital tide of social media and learn how to control it so that it.

Jim Jones steps down as head football coach at Mesquite

Jim Jones is stepping down for family reasons but he is not stepping away from Gilbert Mesquite's football program.

Arizona high school state champions 2017-18  AZCentral

This is a list of the team champions in Arizona high school sports for the 2017-18 school year.

BYU Women’s Basketball: Cougars sign two international recruits  Lawless Republic

Two new players have signed with BYU Women's Basketball, and both will bring international experience to a team in transition.

EV schools could face chaos despite Ducey plan  East Valley Tribune

Hundreds of East Valley teachers who started their workday last Wednesday standing on curbs with posters urging better pay and more financial support for ...

Breaking down 4A football state quarterfinals with predictions  AZCentral

A look at who should move on to the semifinals in the 4A state football playoffs.

ADL names 35 schools as 'No Place for Hate'  Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has named 35 Arizona schools with the No Place for Hate designation for the 2016-2017 school year. On May 4, these ...

The Latest: Polls close in Arizona  Arizona Daily Star

The Latest in Arizona's midterm election: 7 p.m.. Polls have closed in Arizona. Election officials forecast turnabout of about 60 percent. That's a sign of unusually ...

Roberts: Arizona teacher walkout reveals no socialists, but lots of red  AZCentral

'We've all been angry for a very long time,' one teacher said as thousands of her colleagues marched shoulder to shoulder to the Capitol.

For Mom: Cienega rallies to win state title, celebrates with emotional coach  Arizona Daily Star

GILBERT — When Cienega boys volleyball coach Heather Mott speaks of her team, she says she has 12 sons — the two that have biological ties to her, plus 10 ...

Phoenix Xavier Prep defeats Goodyear Millennium for seventh Arizona Div. I beach volleyball title

Xavier Prep tops Millennium for seventh AIA state beach volleyball title.

Gilbert's Lindsey Stirling No. 2 on Billboard chart

Gilbert violinist Lindsey Stirling has debuted at No. 2 on Billboard's album chart with second album "Shatter Me."

Arizona high school boys volleyball 2017 state tournament schedule, analysis, predictions

This is the 2017 state tournament schedule for Arizona high school boys volleyball.

AZ educators get creative in finding solutions to growing teacher shortage  Cronkite News

Arizona educators utilize creative techniques to deal with chronic teacher shortages – from recruiting to using qualified teachers effectively. Sports Awards Beach Volleyball Athlete, Coach of the Year: Brooke Nuneviller, Ben Maxfield

The Sports Awards, presented by Arby's, will honor an Athlete of the Year in every sport at the end of each season.

Fountain Hills girls beach volleyball captures Div. II crown

Fountain Hills claimed its first Girl's Division II Beach Volleyball crown in the state tournament over the Trivium Crimson Knights 3-2 Wednesday night at ...

Sunnyslope downs Queen Creek in four sets to win girls 5A state volleyball title

Sunnyslope capitalizes on mistakes and uses a strong net presence to win state title.

Arizona high school football commitments class of 2017

These are the high school football players in Arizona who will be members of the 2017 college football recruiting class. Verbal commitments are non-binding.

High schools in the East Valley | East Valley Education News  East Valley Tribune

Thousands of students attend district schools in Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler and Tempe. Classes for Chandler Unified School District and Queen Creek Unified ...

Jen Wahl - Reporter

Jen Wahl is a reporter and MMJ for Today in AZ. Jen began her career in 2009 as a weekend reporter at KBOI in Boise, ID. Two years later, she got her first ...

Why I left: Respect and teacher pay go together

Shortly before my departure as a professional educator, I was asked to speak in front of a Gilbert Public Schools board meeting to explain why exactly I was ...

Warmer in the Winter: Gilbert's Lindsey Stirling has plenty to be thankful for this holiday season  College Times

On stage, the Gilbert native plays the violin like a champ and captivates audiences with her unique EDM style on a traditionally classic instrument. Off stage, she ...

Therapy dogs make school easier for disabled Arizona kids

Meet 14 Arizona school assistance dogs. Dogs that have been trained to nurture and assist disabled students are showing up in classrooms from Queen Creek ...

Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...

Mesa-based troop produces 12 Eagle Scouts in a year  East Valley Tribune

Not many Boy Scouts reach the pinnacle of their membership by achieving the rank of Eagle.

Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.

Mesquite loses large lead, rallies back to beat Campo 26-20  East Valley Tribune

It appeared recent history would repeat itself when Mesquite ran off to a 17-0 lead against Campo Verde after the end of the first 24 minutes in the quarterfinal ...

Is handwriting on the wall for cursive standards in Arizona?

Arizona third-graders might have to learn how to read and write in cursive after all.

Arizona Sports Awards Athletes of the Week

Each week, azcentral sports' Arizona Sports Awards, presented by Valley Chevy Dealers, honors a Male and Female Athlete of the Week, presented by ...

Ten most intriguing Arizona high school athletes in 2017  AZCentral

They didn't have to be the best in their sport, but these 10 to me were the most intriguing high school athletes in Arizona preps in 2017.

Former NFL, BYU quarterback Max Hall loses prep job after arrest  Deseret News

GILBERT, Ariz. — Former NFL quarterback Max Hall has lost his job as offensive coordinator at Gilbert High School after his arrest last week. A Gilbert Public ...

Thousands vote at polls, but late earlies take days to be tallied  Arizona Education News Service

Thousands of Arizona voters went to the polls today on election day to vote in the 2018 midterms for candidates for governor, superintendent of public instruction ...

Arizona's best high school boys volleyball programs: Elite company

Look at the seven schools with multiple state titles in Arizona high school boys volleyball history.

Graduation: Mesa student takes early leap to join Class of 2013  East Valley Tribune

Graduation is just days away. Then, they'll be moving on to the next phases of their life.

Arizona Sports Awards weekly honors for Nov. 26-Dec. 3

Each week, azcentral sports will honor the Arizona Sports Awards' Athletes of the Week and a High Achiever of the Week. To learn more about the Arizona ...

Miami-Globe Copper Kettle football game has new twist, interesting backstories

First, let's get straight to the breakthrough and history: Last week, Miami beat San Tan Foothills 40-14, clinching the school's first football sectional championship ...

‘It’s a sad day’: Reaction strong to news of football being cut at Maricopa County community colleges  Cronkite News

Former ASU coach Todd Graham, others react with disappoint to news of community college football cuts in Arizona.

Gilbert hears young musician, helps raise funds  Arizona Republic

MaryAnne Muglia helps fundraise for EAR Foundation of Arizona and good things follow.

Board approves Gilbert Junior High closure for 2014 | East Valley Education News  East Valley Tribune

Noting the short notice given to the community about a vote to close Gilbert Junior High School, the district governing board decided Tuesday that the school will ...

In-hospital school prevents sick kids from falling behind  East Valley Tribune

Ashton Gundlach was thrown for a loop when he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's cutaneous large T-cell lymphoma—cancer. But he wasn't without courage.

Scottsdale Christian Academy wins 2A girls volleyball championship

In the 2A championship volleyball game, Scottsdale Christian Academy was in danger of losing the first set for the first time this season.

Quiz: How well do you know the U.S. Constitution?

Constitution Day is Sept. 17 so it's time to test your knowledge of the U.S. Constitution.

Gilbert's Lindsey Stirling headlines Comerica Theatre

Dancing violinist Lindsey Stirling is bringing the Music Box Tour to Comerica Theatre in Phoenix on Thursday, Aug. 13, with special guests Lights.

Letter: Mascots don't have to be politically correct

Letter to the editor: There are some of us who think fondly of what used to be the South Mountain Rebel.

Cesar Chavez crushes Carl Hayden, eyes Phoenix Union title

The move to Division III from Division I means a much less imposing regular-season schedule for Laveen Cesar Chavez, so coach Jim Rattay's team is trying to ...

Jacob Blackburn finds football 40 miles away

Jacob Blackburn just wanted to play one more football season, no matter how far it took him.

Lo-Lo's Chicken & Waffles coming to Gilbert in January

Lo-Lo's Chicken & Waffles will open in Gilbert toward the end of January, rather than in the anticipated early December timeframe.

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