As a girl, Karina Kimery would walk out of her family’s horse property in the cover of nightfall to recite the names of neighbors’ horses and wish them a good night’s rest.
Three Scottsdale-area high schools make up the eight football teams that will compete in the inaugural Open Division playoffs for a state championship.
The Phoenix metropolitan area is one of 13 markets in the country with teams from all four major professional sports leagues.
On a scorching Arizona morning in August 2018, Notre Dame Prep tight end J.D. Roberts was taking part in a pre-season scrimmage with his teammates.
The Scottsdale Preparatory Academy (SPA) girls’ swim team finished first in their dual meet against Saguaro and Seton Catholic Preparatory high schools on Thursday, at Eldorado Aquatic and Fitness Center.
In a game with Open Division playoff rankings on the line, the Horizon Huskies handed the Notre Dame Prep Saints their first-ever loss on Bemis Field in a thrilling 35-34 double-overtime win.
Family and recognition are the twin values that Nikita Denisyako, the new Scottsdale Preparatory Academy (SPA) swim and dive coach, has learned to prioritize within the sport he’s been a part of for over a decade.
Scottsdale Preparatory Academy (SPA) swam into third place amongst all Division III opponents at Phoenix Country Day School’s (PCDS) Eagle Invitational on Saturday morning.
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With the first week of the prep football season in the books, Saguaro High School is preparing for a trip to San Diego for the 2019 Honor Bowl.
Horizon High School baseball coach Jeff Urlaub knew it would take a valiant defensive effort to knock off Nogales in the 5A state championship.
Saguaro High School junior Kelee Ringo sat on a high jump landing pad in the shade to change out of his track shoes and into sneakers as swarms of track and field athletes passed by.
A smile rarely left the face of former Saguaro High standout Byron Murphy during his Arizona Cardinals introductory press conference April 28, but for good reason.
Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Merrill Kelly’s road to the big leagues has been “different,” which, he said, he needed.
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A hidden gem in downtown Mesa is becoming a destination for former Scottsdale high school athletes who might not be NCAA Division I candidates but who are eager to continue playing at the collegiate level close to home.
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Saguaro High football coach Jason Mohns has been named a winner of the inaugural MaxPreps Heart and Soul of the Game award, for coaches who set an example of leadership to his team and in the community.
Notre Dame Prep senior receiver Jake Smith is the 2018-19 Gatorade National Football Player of the Year, becoming the first from Arizona ever to receive the honor. The announcement was made Tuesday.
Notre Dame Prep senior Jake Smith has been named the Gatorade Arizona Football Player of the Year on Thursday, and is now among three finalists for the national award.
It didn’t take long for Dr. John Badolato to become one of the best-known cosmetic dentists in the Valley.
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TUCSON -- Second-seeded Saguaro made it clear early in the second half that it wouldn’t be walking out of Arizona Stadium without the gold football in its hands.
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If you ask Saguaro coach Jason Mohns, he will say that his defense’s performance on Friday night wasn’t the best he had seen from it this season.
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You might think the only vegetation thriving in Arizona is cactus.
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It was a moment that Notre Dame Preparatory Academy senior Jake Smith didn’t think was possible just four years ago.
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