Craig Hocknull wins Southwest PGA Match Play Championship

The Southwest PGA Match Play Championship wrapped up Wednesday, July 18 and Craig Hocknull of Gilbert came away on top after trailing by as many as two points during the final round. No. 3 seed Mr. Hocknull defeated top seed Michael Hopper of Phoenix by one point. In match play, also known as stroke play, […]

Registration opens July 21 for Queen Creek fall recreation classes

Registration for the town of Queen Creek’s fall session of recreation classes opens Saturday, July 21, for town residents, and Monday, July 30, for non-residents. “Offering an exciting variety of preschool, youth, teen and adult classes ranging from one-day workshops to monthly programs, there is something for everyone,” according to a release. A 16-page brochure of […]

At Arizona Speedway, 15-year-old racer gives dad ultimate Father’s Day gift

Pyrotechnic flames shoot into the air as cars cross the finish line in the first heat of the Father’s Day weekend races at Arizona Speedway. Up next is Abby Meulebroeck. She climbs into her silver, steel-coated No. 67 car, tucks her long brown hair under her white helmet and hits the gas. As the wheels […]

Arizona D-backs to have Father’s Day festivities at Sunday game against the Mets

The Arizona Diamondbacks will celebrate Father’s Day this Sunday, June 17 with an afternoon game against New York Mets at 1:10 p.m. at Chase Field. The first 15,000 dads will receive a D-backs Father’s Day Hawaiian shirt. Dads are also invited to run the bases after the game, along with kids 15 and younger, according […]

USAC Southwest Sprint Car series May 19 at Arizona Speedway

The USAC Southwest Sprint Car series returns Saturday, May 19, for the Eighth Annual Robert Horne Ford night at Arizona Speedway. It is at 48700 N. Ironwood Drive in San Tan Valley, within ET Motopark, 5 miles south of U.S. Highway 60. Last time to the speedway, Tye Mihocko was the first to cross the […]

Queen Creek student-athletes earn all-region recognitions released its all-region recognitions and several Queen Creek High School student-athletes made the cut. Queen Creek plays in 5A’s San Tan Region and had student-athletes from baseball, softball and boys volleyball earn a spot on the list. Senior Kevon Jackson and sophomore Jacob Berry earned first-team all-region honors while senior Colton Cassinelli earned second-team […]

Stadium District approves memorandum of understandings, ending D-backs lawsuit

The Maricopa County Stadium District Board of Directors voted to approve a binding memorandum of understanding that will end the lawsuit over Chase Field, protect county taxpayers and turn over responsibility for all repairs and maintenance at the stadium to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The board voted on the memorandum Wednesday, May 9 in a public […]

Queen Creek district camps provide summer options for students

The Queen Creek Unified School District offers summer camps that include activities from badminton to swimming. The Youth Athletic Program is a district initiative that provides year-round sports camps and clinics for students in grades K-12. All interested students are welcome and do not need to attend a Queen Creek district school to participate, officials stated in a release. Instruction […]

Esports thrive at Arizona State thanks to student-run gaming association

In the sporting realm, a debate can rage on whether esports is a real sport. Those who ask that question to the traditional sports enthusiast may get a negative response. But as the argument continues over skill vs. athleticism, and physical exertion vs. mental exertion, the world of esports continues to take the U.S. by […]

Dominican presence in baseball remains strong thanks to trailblazer Felipe Alou

Felipe Alou’s legacy on the baseball diamond extends far beyond what he accomplished as a player or manager. Just look around any Major League Baseball stadium. Six decades have passed since Mr. Alou made his major league debut with the San Francisco Giants. But he didn’t just make his debut that day. He made history. […]