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. […]

Queen Creek football to host parent meeting

The Queen Creek High School football team is hosting a parents meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 in the Queen Creek High School cafeteria. The team is inviting parents of both returning and new players, according to a press release. Parents will have the chance to meet the Head Coach Travis Schureman and his […]

Roots N’ Boots Rodeo pays out more than $29,700

Winners of the March 16-18 Roots N’ Boots Rodeo, a Queen Creek signature event, shared a combined payout of $29,721, according to the results from the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. The rodeo was held at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre, 20464 E. Riggs Road. According to the rodeo association’s website,, the winners were: All-around […]

$1 million park planned west of Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is to vote March 21 on an agreement with the town of Queen Creek regarding phase 2 construction, construction management, operation and maintenance on the west side of Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre, 20464 E. Riggs Road. The meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, in the Board […]

Queen Creek High School baseball posts early season wins

The Queen Creek High School baseball team has started its season where it left off last year. The team had outscored its opponents 39-6 this year, going 4-1 outside the region, prior to Tuesday’s game at Sunnyslope. Under first-year head coach Mikel Moreno, the Bulldogs finished the 2017 season with 24 wins and five losses. […]