Queen Creek wrestlers win first state championship in school history

The Queen Creek High School wrestling team won its first team state championship Friday, Feb. 9, at the Prescott Valley Event Center. As a team, Queen Creek finished with a total of 181 points to Liberty’s 149.5 to take the DII team state championship. All together, the Bulldogs had three individual state champions, two second-place […]

Queen Creek HS soccer teams earn combined 21 all-region selections

  Queen Creek High School soccer teams ended the 2017-18 season by earning 21 combined all-region selections, including region player of the year for girls forward Sophia Serna. Boys soccer earned 13 all-region selections in the 2018 AIA 5A San Tan Region state tournament bracket, including four first-team selections and a coach of the year […]

Perry HS star QB Purdy commits to Iowa State

A slow start to his recruiting process never hindered the resolve of Perry High School senior quarterback Brock Purdy, who signed his National Letter of Intent to play for Iowa State University during a ceremony at Perry High School on Wednesday, Feb. 7. Purdy had no Division I offers prior to this season’s playoffs. After […]

QCHS boys soccer chasing undefeated season

3 games remain: away, Jan. 17, against Shadow Ridge HS; home, against Vista Grande, Jan. 18; and away, Williams Field, Jan. 23   The 5A No. 1-ranked Queen Creek High School boys soccer team is chasing another undefeated season, and with just three games left in the regular season, they are hopeful to achieve that […]

Casteel captures first state championship football title in school’s history

  By winning the 2017 Division 3A Arizona state football championship, the Casteel High School football team in Queen Creek not only brought home a championship trophy, but they delivered hope, inspiration and joy to their principal who is fighting cancer. The team finished undefeated and became the first sport in the school’s young history […]

PHOTOS: Gala of the Royal Horses

Gala of the Royal Horses was hosted Dec. 15 at the Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre.in Queen Creek. The show included riding master Rene Gasser and his daughter, Katharina, known as Gigi, and son, Sidney, riding Lipizzaner, Friesians and Andalusian horses in dressage-style tricks. Friesians, from the Netherlands, are known for their dancing skills; Lipizzaners, from […]

Familiarity is strength behind Franklin girls volleyball team

  Benjamin Franklin High School’s volleyball Class of 2018 all have one thing in common: They’ve been at the varsity level since they all were in eighth grade. Brian Farr has been coaching the high school team the past two years. The fact they’ve played together for so long — and know each other so […]

San Tan Valley’s Cornett to participate in National All-American Bowl in New Orleans

Damen Cornett, 14, of San Tan Valley, has been invited to participate in the 12th Annual Offense-Defense Bowl Week festivities taking place Dec. 27-30 in New Orleans. Damen is a starting fullback for Queen Creek High School Freshman Bulldogs. While attending an Offense-Defense Football Camp this summer, he received the invitation after being named MVP linebacker […]

Casteel football celebrates first-ever state championship

    Casteel High School varsity football won its first-ever state championship Nov. 25 after beating Tucson’s Pusch Ridge Christian Academy to take the 3A state title. The game took place at Campo Verde High School, 3870 S. Quartz St. in Gilbert. This is the second year that Casteel has offered varsity athletics. After a back […]

QCHS girls volleyball upsets No. 1 Chaparral

The Queen Creek High School girls volleyball team will be playing in the state championship against Sunnyslope game at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9. at Mesquite High School,  500 S. McQueen Road in Gilbert. The Lady Bulldogs, ranked No. 5 in 5A Division, beat Chaparral in three sets in the semi-final game on Nov. 7. The […]