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Beyond the Gridiron: The Mountain  AZCentral

Follow the 2019 football season through the eyes of Phoenix South Mountain's players, coaches and fans.

Phoenix teacher hopes website will help stock classrooms with school supplies  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/ CBS 5) -- Courtney Thompson is entering her 8th year of teaching English at North Canyon High School. But this year is different. Come August ...

PD: Student brings gun to North Canyon High School  ABC15 Arizona

A student has been detained after allegedly bringing an armed gun to a high school campus.

PD: North Canyon High School student found with gun in backpack  AZFamily

North Canyon High School was put into lockdown Wednesday when a student was reportedly found with a gun in his or her backpack.

North Canyon High School students stage walkout to protest gun violence  AZCentral

Hundreds of North Canyon High School students in Phoenix staged a walkout Friday to show support for the victims of the Florida high school mass shooting.

Phoenix mom worries about daughter last seen weeks ago  AZFamily

A Phoenix mother is pleading for help after her daughter left the house two weeks ago and hasn't returned home since.

BREAKING: BYU Lands Commitment From Versatile Arizona Athlete  247Sports

BYU has secured a commitment from Dean Jones out of North Canyon High School in Phoenix, AZ. The 6'3" and 190 lb. athlete will bring his 11.1 speed to ...

Perry overpowers Pinnacle for another shot to take down Chandler in 6A final  AZCentral

Perry rolled into the 6A final behind a defense that had five takeaways and QB Chubba Purdy and his playmakers.

Dangerous driving near Phoenix high school putting neighbors on edge  ABC15 Arizona

ABC15's Operation Safe Roads team is talking to a group of Phoenix neighbors who are pushing back after they say teens have terrorized their street with ...

She posted her teaching salary on Facebook. So he filled her shopping cart with supplies  AZCentral

After one teacher posted her pay stub on Facebook, one man sprung into action to donate classroom supplies. Now, he hopes to get others involved, too.

Former Pro Cornerback Takes Over North Canyon  Sports360AZ

The revolving Arizona high school football coaching carousel took another turn Monday when North Canyon named Airabin Justin as their new head coach.

Pinnacle's Spencer Rattler picks up All-American jersey, refocused since becoming ineligible  AZCentral

Oklahoma-committed quarterback Spencer Rattler had part of the Phoenix Pinnacle gymnasium stands filled with supporters Monday for his All-American jersey ...

High school All-American football games have Arizona connections  AZCentral

The two biggest high school All-American football games this week have several Arizona connections.

6A championship preview: Perry's Kyle Patterson paved own athletic path with dad's help  AZCentral

Kyle Patterson will be playing his last high school football game Saturday at the place where his father Shawn was a football star -- ASU's Sun Devil Stadium.

Breaking down the 6A Arizona high school football semifinals  AZCentral

The two biggest 6A, 5A and 4A football games of the season are here. And, while it may look like a foregone conclusion that Chandler will sail through 6A, ...

PVSchools has partnership with Challenger Space Center of Arizona  Scottsdale Independent

PVSchools announces a partnership with the Arizona Challenger Space Center/The Challenger Learning Center of Arizona at the Foothills Resource Center.

Key high school football quarterfinal playoffs games, Nov. 9  AZCentral

Taking a look at some of the bigger matchups this week.

Meet Austin Jackson, the nation's most low-key recruit  USA TODAY High School Sports

Austin Jackson might be the least public elite football recruit in the nation. Engaging to talk with, Jackson rarely does interviews. He doesn't post photos from ...

Oklahoma-bound QB Spencer Rattler on Jalen Hurts' transfer from Alabama: 'I love it'  AZCentral

With QB Jalen Hurts announcing he is leaving Alabama for Oklahoma, where does that put incoming freshman Spencer Rattler?

Math education PhD grad strives to improve student learning  Arizona State University

As a student at North Canyon High School in Phoenix, Alan O'Bryan worked part time as a math tutor as soon as he was old enough to drive. That experience ...

Ready To Strike: Contreras Focused On 2018  Sports360AZ

North Canyon quarterback Louis Contreras is hoping to take the Rattlers to the playoffs this fall while chasing a new passion off the field, as well.

ATI Physical Therapy teams with Real Salt Lake - Arizona  Paradise Valley Independent

ATI Physical Therapy and Real Salt Lake – Arizona announced an agreement where ATI will be providing access to rehabilitation and sports medicine services ...

Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...

Football participation in Arizona high schools up despite concerns  Cronkite News

Many high schools are shutting down football programs because of falling participation numbers. However, most high schools in Arizona are increasing.

Top 10 mascots in Arizona high school sports

The Sultans, the Monsoon, the ... Frogs? A look at the most creative and inspired nicknames across Arizona high school sports.

Missing Chandler teacher found dead in Scottsdale | Public Safety  East Valley Tribune

A high school teacher who was been missing since last month has been found dead in Scottsdale.

Predictions for 6A, 5A, 4A Arizona high school football championships  AZCentral

Let's break down the 6A, 5A, 4A football championship games Friday and Saturday.

Week 4 Arizona high school football scores  AZCentral

Three weeks are in the books. This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Week 4 for games played on Thursday, Sept. 6, Friday, Sept.

Pinnacle junior QB J.D. Johnson commits to Michigan Wolverines  AZCentral

J.D. Johnson wasn't going to wait for coveted Washington offer. As soon has he visited the Big House, the Pinnacle quarterback was sold on Michigan.

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 ...

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.

Best Podiatrists in Phoenix  Kev's Best

Phoenix's top rated Podiatrists. List of the best Podiatrists in Phoenix dealing with diabetic foot, flat feet, fungus toe nails, heel pain and hammertoes.

The Craziest Recruiting Pitch Tyrees Moulton Has Gotten So Far Involves Jamaican Food  MileSplit

As recruiting plans take shape over the next few months, hear from some athletes who are taking visits.

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 ...

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 ...

John Patrick  ABC15 Arizona

John Patrick joined the ABC15 team in early November 2017 and couldn't be happier to be back in Phoenix delivering the weather.

Holes in state data suggest Glendale school shooting never happened  AZFamily

An on-campus shooting at Independence High School in 2016 left two students dead and drew national attention, but according to the school safety records ...

Arizona Christian Football Announces 2018 Signing Class  Victory Sports Network

Head Coach Jeff Bowen and Arizona Christian Football are excited to announce their 2018 signing day class. Twenty-nine athletes signed to play for...

All 3 Monsoon boys relays make push into state  Your Valley

Valley Vista's 4x800 relay team is, from left, Justin Tharp, Matthew Vazquez, Jamari Vanorsby and Tommy Thompson pose for a photograph on April 22 at Valley ...

Seven Minority-Intensive, Low-Income Arizona Schools Receive Gold Awards; 9 Earn Silver and 9 Earn Bronze  Arizona Education News Service

Seven schools with minority-intensive, low-income student populations received gold awards and have been named "Beat the Odds Schools" by Beat the Odds, ...

Rewind: What we learned in Week 11 of Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Break or make, players and teams ended their seasons with a bang.

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.

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.

State will call kids who pass AzMERIT test 'proficient'

Arizona public school students this fall will get new descriptions to determine whether they are mastering academic standards, all centered on the word ...

O'Guinn Hoping Big Production Leads To Big Offers  Sports360AZ

Tallying 100 tackles in a single high school season is quite an accomplishment. Now try doing it three-straight years. Tre OGuinn action shot 2 North Canyon ...

Phoenix St. Mary's football all business under new coach Tommy Brittain

The first thing new coach Tommy Brittain did when he arrived at Phoenix St. Mary's weight room two months ago was turn off the music.

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 ...

Desert Ridge vs. Liberty leads intriguing Week 4 Arizona high school football story lines  AZCentral

A school trying to gain 6A traction. Another trying to hold it together. A night to celebrate tradition. Out-of-state excursions to prove Arizona's worth. Here are 10 ...

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

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

Arizona Educational Foundation names Phoenix-area's best schools

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Educational Foundation gives A+ awards to Valley's best schools of the year. Here are the Phoenix-area schools that made the list.

Arizona student walkout on gun violence turns to sit-in at governor's office  AZCentral

Hundreds of Arizona students started their day Wednesday by walking out of class to hold demonstrations on campus as part of National Walkout Day.

How did Netflix portray Spencer Rattler on 'QB1: Beyond the Lights'?  AZCentral

Spencer Rattler made his name in Arizona as the quarterback at Pinnacle High School. With the release of Season 3 of the Netflix documentary "QB1: Beyond ...

Brophy Prep's Josh Benjamin breaks barriers as valedictorian

Phoenix Brophy Prep will hold its graduation for the 2016 class on Saturday morning with Josh Benjamin standing tall and proud on the stage.

azcentral Sports Awards Boys Athlete of the Week  AZCentral

To nominate a Boys or Girls Athlete of the Week or an Academic All-Star, go to The azcentral Sports Awards will be at ASU ...

Classroom tech: Engaging students, promoting deeper learning  Arizona Education News Service

Today's students were born with technology that lets them find information instantly, respond to it quickly, and share their response on social media in seconds.

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.

As fewer kids play high school football across Arizona, schools deal with cancellations  AZCentral

The Arizona Interscholastic Association has seen a decline from about 22000 football participants five years ago to about 19900 last year.

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 ...

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.

Rewind: What we learned from Week 2 in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Lightning delays, lightning plays, shocking wins, and great relief work defined the second week of Arizona high school football. A look at Week 2: ...

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.

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 ...

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.

UA Med Schools Hold White Coat Ceremonies  UANews

A total of 200 students, comprising the Class of 2021 at the University of Arizona's Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix, received their white coats — the ...

Letter: Mascots don't have to be politically correct

Loved your high-school mascot story (“Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names,” Oct. 4). However, there are quite a few of us running ...

ASU's Cronkite School hosts media innovation camp for high school students  Arizona Education News Service

Twenty-two high school students from across Arizona participated in an intensive, two-week media innovation training camp at Arizona State University's Walter ...

Yuma Catholic reaches coach's goal of state title

Blackboard message from the preseason comes true as Yuma Catholic completes 14-0 season.

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.

AzMERIT test in Phoenix: See how well your school scored in 2017-2018  ABC15 Arizona

Wondering how your child's school stacks up when it comes to the well-known AzMERIT test? The Arizona Department of Education has released 2017-2018 ...

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 ...

New book dives into unexplored history behind high school gym, field names  AZCentral

"Who is Gym?" A new book explores Arizona history through high school gym names.

No. 1-ranked Diablos take on Wolves Oct. 28 for Pop Warner playoffs  Queen Creek Independent

Editor's note: An earlier headline for this story incorrectly said the Diablos were going to face the Rhinos Oct. 28. The Diablos played the Rhinos on Oct. 21.

Penn State offers scholarship to Solomon Enis, son of legendary Nittany Lions RB Curtis Enis  USA TODAY High School Sports

Penn State made an effort to reach back into its historic past earlier this week, extending a scholarship to wide receiver Solomon Enis, the son of legendary Penn ...

Aunt of boy hurt in Bartlett Lake hit-and-run: Arrest brings relief but no fix  AZCentral

Alec Medina has a long way to go before recovering from a hit-and-run boating collision that left him severely injured last summer. The 15-year-old from Phoenix ...

Lobos concerned at withering JUCO football options in Arizona  Albuquerque Journal

They're thankful every day, they say, for the athletic and academic opportunities their Phoenix-area community colleges presented them. Now, as University of ...

Mercury's male practice squad a hidden key to team's success  Cronkite News

The Phoenix Mercury is one of many WNBA teams to practice against a male squad, a volunteer group of amateur players who help the defending champions.

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 ...

USC Life Treating Jackson Well On, Off Field  Sports360AZ

After starring at North Canyon High School freshman offensive tackle Austin Jackson is finding his sweet spot on and off the field at USC.

10 biggest Arizona high school sports memories of 2016

Another year is about to end, but the memories are lasting.

Records: Man was fatally shot after confrontation about girlfriend outside Glendale bar  AZCentral

A fatal shooting outside a Glendale bar in the early hours last Saturday apparently was prompted when the victim confronted another man about an interaction ...

Photos with Santa are a holiday tradition to cherish. Here's where to go.

We got the deets on Santa. No need to get NORAD involved. We have all the metro Phoenix locations that Santa can be found for both free and paid photos.

30-plus places to see, take photos with Santa in Phoenix area

Children and families can find Santa Claus at dozens of places around the Valley. Here's where to find him.

Rhett Stallworth returns as head football coach at Yuma Catholic  AZCentral

Rhett Stallworth, who stepped down as football coach at Yuma Catholic in 2016 to become principal, will return to lead the program.

Gaona: Bisbee WR Schuller enjoying a record-setting season  Arizona Daily Star

Bisbee High School senior wide receiver Spencer Schuller goes up for a one-handed grab at practice at Warren Ballpark, Bisbee, Ariz., Wednesday, Nov.

Passion play: Saguaro's Brandt Casey fueled on football field by memory of late brother

Brandt Casey, youngest of five football brothers, grew up fast after his brother's death and now plays in Shem's memory.

Phoenix cold case: Police seek killers who burned homeless man alive

PHOENIX -- By late 2007, it had been 16 years since Pat Taylor had seen her son, Aaron; within a year, she would learn they would never again see him alive.

Program keeps kids in school, helps them after graduation  Cronkite News

TEMPE – Paola Carbajal, a senior at Tempe High School, has her future planned: attend cosmetology school, go to community college for a business degree ...

Cienega squeaks by Marcos de Niza in 2OT on blocked PAT

Marcos de Niza rallies from 26 points down to start the fourth quarter before falling.

ASU communications lab helps students grow as speakers  Arizona State University

Justiana Carabajal neatly stacks the pages in front of her, then takes a deep breath as Arizona State University communications sophomore Miranda Alexander ...

Chaparral theater troupe takes student production to Scotland  Scottsdale Independent

Twenty-one Chaparral High School students are packing their costumes, sets, musical instruments and natural talent to represent Arizona at the American High ...

'Little Miss Nobody': Sheriff's Office hopes image helps solve 58-year-old case

She was known simply as "Little Miss Nobody.'' Her skeletal remains were found in a Yavapai County wash, just off Alamo Road, about 1½ miles from U.S. 93 ...

Info sought in 2005 Phoenix double-murder case

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Police Department is trying to renew interest in a 2005 unsolved double-murder case in Phoenix in the hopes that someone may come ...

Nursing students benefit from concurrent enrollment program | ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact  Arizona State University

Kimbarley Eggert described the College of Nursing & Health Innovation's fall convocation as emotional because it “marked the end of one avenue of learning ...

1999 murder of Phoenix siblings still puzzles police

JJ Byrd's mother likes to say her eldest son had the spirit of his grandpa, a Navy cook and boxer in the World War II era. Bobbette McKinney passed down the ...

Sunnyslope ends Tucson Salpointe's reign in Division II

Sunnyslope knocks off defending champion despite substantial size difference.

West Phoenix preschool violated seven child care regulations  ABC15 Arizona

A west Phoenix preschool violated seven state child care regulations, according to a government investigation after ABC15 aired video of a worker's abusive ...

Police seek witness after arrest in Phoenix cold-case murder

PHOENIX -- Phoenix and Tucson police are asking for the public's help in locating a possible witness from a 2002 homicide involving a Phoenix couple.

Cold case: Is 2001 Phoenix cabbie murder connected to others?

PHOENIX -- A 37-year-old Phoenix cab driver was shot to death on Oct. 27, 2001. Police are now investigating whether it was connected to a string of other ...

Cold case: Phoenix police search for leads in psychologist's 2011 slaying

Despite surveillance footage and a clean, bloody footprint, Emmett Velten's April 24, 2011, murder remains unsolved.

Death of man with 'a beautiful heart' nags at brother; Phoenix police name person of interest in 2001 cold case

Brett Adams remembers the day he realized his older brother Brian was on drugs again. It was about a year before 44-year-old Brian Adams' body was ...

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