While more successful high schools field multiple sponsors for a single sport, less affluent schools, such as IndependenceHigh School, have had trouble finding willing partners to help fund their sports teams.
During the Arizona State University Sun Devils’ away game versus the Colorado State University Rams, Sun Devils’ offensive guard Rich Torbert was lined up against a ColoradoState defensive lineman, ready to explode out of his stance and engage the defender.
The Arizona Interscholastic Association released the 2016 baseball and softball playoff brackets and the West Valley is well represented. All softball first-round games are 10:15 a.m. April 30.
The Hawks are flying high as they head into the Division III playoffs after ending the season with a big win over Glendale and two home games April 25 and 26 (before press time).
As the baseball season heads into the playoffs, Mountain Ridge continues to show it is one of the top teams in Division I as the Mountain Lions topped Liberty 3-2 April 21, then topped Millennium 16-7 April 23.
After years of struggling, the Glendale Community College softball team faced another rebuilding season with the last-minute hiring of a new head coach.
Apollo softball players showed why they are considered a top contender for the Division III state title April 13 as their offense continued to shine in a 10-0 victory over Phoenix Sierra Linda.
After qualifying for the Western States Hockey League playoffs for the first time since 2011-12, the Arizona Hawks have made a change as Andrew Tufto has been named their new head coach.