ALA junior McBratney being recruited by top colleges for swimming prowess

September and October have been a couple of busy months for American Leadership Academy junior Katie McBratney. Due to National Collegiate Athletic Association rules, starting Sept. 1, colleges can start reaching out to athletes they want to recruit. “So a lot of colleges are sending stuff to me,” she said. “It’s not for academics quite […]

Casteel Junior High School students breaking down stereotypes in wrestling

Less than six months after Becca Longo made national headlines for signing her National Letter of Intent to Adams College, two more Chandler Unified School District students are breaking down more gender stereotypes in sports. Camry Carter and Alexis Peterson, eighth-grade students at Casteel Junior High School, 24901 S. Power Road in Queen Creek, are […]

In record time, Queen Creek’s Casteel High School becomes dominant football program

Two-plus years. That’s how quickly Casteel High School developed a dominant football program. The school opened its doors in 2015 and is already making its presence felt in Division 3A. Still a year away from graduating its first class and in just its second year with a varsity team, Casteel is 4-0 and a popular […]

Girls volleyball optimistic for big season at Queen Creek High School

Team to play Poston Butte Sept. 7 in first home game of the season; game starts at 6 p.m. The Queen Creek High School girls volleyball team is ready more than ever to make a run to the state championship and will look to the leadership of its five seniors to lead the way. The […]

Queen Creek football puts on a show with 43-6 win over Sahuaro

After a big win last week against 6A Hamilton, the Queen Creek High School football team didn’t slow down despite injuries to beat visiting Sahuaro 43-6. Many new players were able to come in Friday night due to a number of injured starters, including quarterback Devin Larsen. Second-string quarterback Cal Hedrick knew it was his […]

Bulldogs’ Schureman named Cardinals’ coach of the week

    The Arizona Cardinals football team has named Queen Creek High School Varsity Football Coach Travis Schureman its “High School Coach of the Week.” During the Aug. 31 freshman football game against Sahuaro, the Cardinals — represented by retired player Rick Cunningham and team mascot Big Red — presented Coach Schureman with a certificate […]

Willingness to work hard makes Bulldogs one of state’s ‘most dominant’ teams

The Queen Creek High School football team was named by MaxPreps as having one of the 15 most dominant programs since 2006 in Arizona. The team will debut at 10th in the season rankings. In the first game of the season, held Aug. 18, Queen Creek played Ceasar Chavez at home. Results were not available […]

Coach Bean still shares love of basketball

Bean still overseeing K-9 Kagers Basketball Skills Camp, through June 21   Long-time Queen Creek High School girls basketball coach Kylee Bean has retired from coaching, but is still sharing her love of basketball with kids in the community. This year, the K-9 Kagers Basketball Skills Camp, which Coach Bean still organizes and directs, is […]

2016-17 was an award-winning year for Heritage Academy sports

Heritage Academy-Queen Creek participates in the Canyon Athletic Association which is made up of other charter, private and public schools throughout Arizona. Our school won state championships in cross country, flag football and two in basketball during the 2016-17 school year. Two of these state championships came from teams who went undefeated and had perfect […]