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2 out of 3 elementary students bused to this Arizona district arrive late each day. Here's why  AZCentral

About two-thirds of buses transporting elementary students in the Gilbert Unified School District regularly arrive late to schools, according to district officials.

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.

Chad DeGrenier New Mesa High Head Coach  Sports360AZ

Pending Mesa Governing Board approval, Chad DeGrenier will be the next head football coach of the Mesa Jackrabbits. He coached the past three seasons at ...

AIA, athletes take strides toward prevention of arm injuries  Cronkite News

Due to the rise of arm injuries in youth baseball, physical therapy and pitch counts are two ways to prevent serious injury.

Video: Mesquite High School Graduation Ceremony  East Valley Tribune

Graduates of Mesquite High School's Class of 2014 received their diplomas in Arizona State University's Wells Fargo Arena on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

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.

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 Week 5  AZCentral

This is the Week 5 high school football scoreboard for games played on Sept. 14 and Sept. 15.

4A championship preview: Saguaro dynasty build on love and relationships  AZCentral

Saguaro is going for its sixth consecutive state football championship with a roster full of Division I recruits. But in the end, it's all about family.

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.

Chandler ignores distraction, rolls Perry behind RB DeCarlos Brooks  AZCentral

When it was over, Chandler players and coaches made room for No. 6 – the kid without the pads and, so far, without a season – to get into the huddle, where he ...

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.

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

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

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 ...

Gilbert high-school champ rings, bought by... Wingstop?

Wingstop franchisees are buying $3800 in championship rings for Mesquite High School's baseball team to celebrate the school's first title.

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 ...

Arizona Represented Well Among 2019 Baseball America Draft Prospects  Sports360AZ

By Andrew Bell. According to a recent 2019 Top 300 MLB Draft Prospect board done by Baseball America, there is plenty of potential big league talent ranging ...

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.

Saguaro 5-star recruit Kelee Ringo lists top 15 colleges: 'Please respect my decision'  AZCentral

Scottsdale Saguaro junior cornerback Kelee Ringo, a 5-star football recruit, listed his top 15 colleges in a tweet on Friday, a couple of hours before the Sabercats ...

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.

Arizona high school football rankings through Oct. 5  AZCentral

A look at where the Arizona high school football teams rank through eight weeks. Super 10. No. 1 Peoria Centennial Coyotes (7-0). Cemented at No. 1 after ...

Desert Vista captures 6A boys volleyball title for Alex DePriest  AZCentral

More than a month after Desert Vista's boys volleyball team was devastated by the death of team manager Alex DePriest, the Thunder fulfilled her wish.

Mother remembers late daughter during Donate Life Month  East Valley Tribune

Kellye Pummill's arms are covered in tattoos, each one with a different meaning, but with a common thread – her daughter Marissa Pummill.

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.

Baseball: Mesquite remains undefeated, tops Desert Ridge | Sports  East Valley Tribune

Mesquite sophomore TJ Clarkson cleared the bases in the bottom of the fifth inning with a towering two-run triple that gave the Wildcats the lead for good as they ...

The Latest: Some Navajo Nation precincts run out of ballots  The State

The Latest on Arizona's midterm election (all times local):. 7:45 p.m.. The director of the Navajo Nation election office says some precincts ran out of ballots.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Saguaro LB Connor Soelle ready to join family on ASU defense  AZCentral

Connor Soelle will be reuniting with brother Kyle on Arizona State's defense next football season after signing with the Sun Devils on Wednesday.

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 5A football state quarterfinals with predictions  AZCentral

It's time to take a closer look at who will advance to the 5A state football semifinals.

Bradshaw Mountain's Logan Brannan is the Week 7 Top Performer in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Take a look at the best performances in Arizona high school football from Week 7.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Centennial will play host to Washington champ Eastside Catholic in Geico Bowl  AZCentral

Centennial will play host to Washington champion Eastside Catholic on Dec. 22 at 8:30 p.m. in the Geico Bowl.

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.

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

The fate of specialty school Gilbert Classical Academy — and that of two junior highs that could be "repurposed" to house it — is up in the air for the second time ...

The Latest: McSally-Sinema Senate Race Too Close to Call  U.S. News & World Report

PHOENIX (AP) — Voters are making their final decisions in a historic Arizona election.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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. This weekend, another Arizona “miss” ...

Xavier shuts out Corona del Sol to win 6A volleyball title  AZCentral

Xavier shuts out Corona to repeat as Arizona state champion in 6A.

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.

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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

A day after the funeral for team manager Alex DePriest, Phoenix Desert Vista reached the final of the 19th annual Brophy Prep Invitational boys volleyball ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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. For many, it's not a day too soon. But for one Mesa student, Thursday's ...

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 ...

Here's what to do during Gilbert Constitution Week  Arizona Republic

Now in its 13th year, the local salute to the nation's founders runs through Wednesday, Sept. 24, and features a slate of seminars, school presentations, ...

Gilbert High secures win over Gilbert Campo Verde with last-second field goal  Arizona Republic

Gilbert pulled out a last second 10-7 win over Gilbert Campo Verde Friday night at Gilbert High School. With 5 seconds left, and the game tied at 7, Sports Awards Boys Volleyball Athlete, Coach of the Year and All-Arizona, all-conference teams

The Sports Awards, presented by Arby's, honors an Athlete of the Year and Coach of the Year in every sport at the end of each season. The staff ...

Basha High teacher arrested after student alleges sexual abuse  East Valley Tribune

A teacher at Chandler's Basha High School was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexually abusing two female students.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Wildcats' Lopez wants to 'make new memories' in 2015  Arizona Daily Star

I asked UA senior safety Anthony Lopez how many times he has watched the replay of his 25-yard touchdown in last year's Territorial Cup, and he said “just a ...

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 ...

Lo-Lo's Chicken & Waffles opens in downtown Gilbert  East Valley Tribune

Gilbert residents welcomed Lo-Lo's Chicken & Waffles to its ever-growing Heritage Marketplace in downtown Gilbert during the establishment's “soft opening” on ...

High school football notes: Jerry Rice's son starting own path at Hamilton

Brenden Rice, a wide receiver on Chandler Hamilton's freshman team, is considered a can't-miss prospect. And that's not because his father is Hall of Famer ...

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.

Gilbert graduates and big question: What to do with lives?  Arizona Republic

High-school students face myriad choices, but perhaps none more important than the one facing hundreds of seniors throughout Gilbert: what to do after ...

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.

Learning to find and love the wild places in Gilbert

The Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert, where I grew up, is a water-recycling facility disguised as an ecological habitat.

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.

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.

12 reasons to subscribe to The Arizona Republic and azcentral  AZCentral

Stay Informed. Be Inspired. Read Local. There's so many reasons to connect with The Arizona Republic and this season.

Top schools ranked by SAT scores | News  Inside Tucson Business

Using data from the College Board, the Arizona Department of Education has ranked the state's 50 top high schools by their average SAT scores, with two ...

Sunnyslope too much for Campo Verde in Div. II volleyball finals  East Valley Tribune

Campo Verde won six matches four years ago in its first season as a varsity program. Tuesday night, the Coyotes played for the Division II girls volleyball state ...

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.

Gilbert hears young musician, helps raise funds  Arizona Republic

Gilbert student, musician and coffeehouse performer MaryAnne Muglia recorded a Christmas music CD to raise funds for an organization that supplies her with ...

The hiring of Zellner is a much-needed good hire for Gilbert  East Valley Tribune

The Gilbert football program, heck the whole school district, is need of something good happening.

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.

Gilbert history: Riparian Preserve represents high achievement for community

In 1999, the Gilbert Town Council created the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch as part of a commitment to reuse 100 percent of the effluent water.

John Rodriguez, Pete Wahlheim among high school football coaching moves

At least six Valley high schools will fill head football coaching vacancies this offseason, after losing coaches for a variety of reasons at the end of the regular ...

ASU Alumni Association welcomes new class of 30 Medallion Scholars  Arizona State University

The Medallion Scholarship program, the Alumni Association's signature scholarship initiative, incorporates components of leadership, scholarship and *service*.

Lindsey Stirling -- 12 things to know about the 'Dancing with the Stars' celebrity  Reality TV World

Lindsey Stirling is giving Dancing with the Stars' 25th season her absolute all. ADVERTISEMENT. Lindsey is a 30-year-old internationally-recognized violinist ...

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