In Goodyear this summer, Little League baseball is big.
At basketball games, ticketholders see players, coaches and referees on the court all around the same age. However, the Isaac School District in Phoenix and Just Ref It Youth Officials have defied this norm and are training children to become referees.
The Millennium Tigers football team has produced four straight 4-6 seasons, underwhelming for a team that had consecutive winning records from 2007 to 2013. The team is on its third coach since 2013, and Lamar Early, who took the job last July, is in his first full offseason with the group.
David Worsham wasn’t at Prescott’s Goldwater Lake on June 2 for the family fishing event or even the stocked rainbow trout. He was there to catch big bass.
Canyon View High School, which opens its doors for incoming students in Waddell this fall, announced that it will immediately begin competition in Arizona Interscholastic Association-sponsored sports.
Kids with an artistic ability to perform on stage or on a canvas can sign up for summer camps through the city of Goodyear Arts and Culture Division.
Arizona Divinity Basketball’s 14-and-under team, from Phoenix, went undefeated at the Grassroots 365 Invitational: Southwest 2018 basketball tournament at the American Sports Center in Avondale, finishing off the competition with a 63-29 victory in the final over rival Blue Chip Nation Elite…
Ryan Vanderhei and the University of Kansas have eyed one another since he entered the Estrella Foothills baseball program nearly four years ago.
Though the Tolleson High School football team does not begin its regular season until August 24, the group gained quality experience competing in the Arizona State Football Passing League on June 4 in Tempe.
Every year, the approaching summer solstice signals barbecues, pool days and vacations. Every fourth year is different, and this is one of those times.
Patrick McCubbins sat in his office and reflected on his 2018 squad that finished with the most wins in school history, but was bounced in the first round of the 4A State Tournament.
Alaina Diggs is a basketball player by trade, but a conversation with Millennium High School’s track head coach her freshman year may have changed the direction of her athletic career.
DJ Wyman received a text message from St. Cloud State University head coach Pat Dolan in December 2017, expressing his interest in the right-handed pitcher.
The Millennium Tigers’ bid to continue their Cinderella story into the 6A state tournament was denied April 28 after a run-in with the No. 1 seed Mountain View Toros.
The Millennium High School beach volleyball team fell just short of perfection on May 3, losing 4-1 to Perry High School in the A.I.A. Division 1 State Volleyball Championship Final at Mesquite High School in Gilbert.
Seniors Hayden Brown and Brady Bulger have had their fingerprints all over the Verrado Vipers’ quest for a state tournament title in the first three rounds of play.
A year removed from a 3-19 record that tied the least number of wins in school history, the Verrado High School varsity boys’ basketball team was in desperate need of a fresh start.
The Millennium Tigers have a new lease on life, thanks to an eight-game winning streak that propelled them back into the playoff hunt.
Westview High School student-athletes are feeling motivated in the classroom after the facility adopted a new grade-check system to stay eligible on the field or court, according to the school’s athletic director, Tonya Lee.
Jamal Bechri sits at his desk in the Verrado High School athletic training room. Directly behind him is a poster of him making a save in a Vipers uniform circa 2011.
Homeless Youth Connection (HYC) is hosting the sixth annual Tee Off for Teens golf tournament, presented by AV Homes-Canta Mia at Estrella, on Saturday, April 7, at PebbleCreek Tuscany Falls Golf Resort, 16262 Clubhouse Drive, Goodyear.
At 5 years old, when most young boys become infatuated with toy cars and train sets, Aidan Diggs said he had his sights set on the National Football League.
The Verrado High School boys’ tennis team has shown a promising start to the 2018 season, despite losing its top three players from last year.
For the past three seasons, Ja’Tai Jenkins has been tearing through defenses as the Verrado running back. Now, he’ll try to do the same in college.
As a crowd gathered around the Curve Hospitality club at ISM Raceway in Avondale on February 9, many impactful people in the sports industry explained the value of sports business in the Arizona.
It is all Aces for the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) Central Arizona chapter, as leadership recently announced its 2018 executive committee and board of directors. The new roster of selectees includes Goodyear resident Bill Lucero, who takes on a new role as Southwest Section delegate for t…
The popping of a baseball mitt, the crack of a bat, and the constant chatter between infielders and outfielders: These are just some of the sights and sounds that take over the Valley’s Spring Training ballparks in mid-February.
Four girls basketball teams have qualified for the first round of their divisions’ state tournaments. One is a top seed, and the other two will face each other in the opening round.
Daytona 500 Champion and Fox Sports commentator Michael Waltrip helped install steel beams signed by fans and the entire field of drivers during November’s Can-Am 500 in ISM Raceway’s new Canyon 2 – one of the new expanded entrances associated with the ISM Raceway Project Powered by DC Solar.
To say Estrella Foothills’ girls’ soccer team had a good regular season would be an understatement. The Lady Wolves dominated several opponents on the way to a 16-0 campaign.
The Trivium Prep boys basketball team hit a road bump, but the Crimson Knights are poised for a region championship and spot in the 2A state tournament.
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