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.
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Female wrestlers can compete on their own terms starting this fall, without having to join clubs or boys organizations.
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.
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Ryan Vanderhei and the University of Kansas have eyed one another since he entered the Estrella Foothills baseball program nearly four years ago.
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