D-backs honor Paul Goldschmidt with Luis Gonzalez Award

The Arizona Diamondbacks announced Paul Goldschmidt was named the winner of the 2018 Luis Gonzalez Award, which is given annually to the D-backs player who best exemplifies the talents, spirit and heart of the D-backs legend both on and off the field, as voted by his teammates, coaches and staff members. Mr. Gonzalez will present […]

Queen Creek resident Braydon Rogers wins elite travel baseball MVP award

The Wilson Premier Classic recently wrapped and Braydon Rogers of Queen Creek took home the 2021 MVP award. More than 50 teams from 24 elite travel baseball clubs in America faced-off at the invitation-only baseball tournament Sept. 14–17 at the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals Spring Training complex, according to a release. The event featured national championship travel […]

Mud bogs and sand drags Saturday at Arizona Speedway

High-horsepower entertainment featuring mud bogs, sand drags and truck pulls are planned Saturday night at Arizona Speedway, located within ET Motopark at 48700 N. Ironwood Drive in San Tan Valley. It is five miles south of U.S. Highway 60 on Ironwood Drive. Gates open at 5 p.m. and start time is 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. […]

Championship wing sprint cars races Saturday night

The American Sprint Car Series southwest region wing sprint cars are racing Saturday night at Arizona Speedway, located within ET Motopark at 48700 N. Ironwood Drive in San Tan Valley. It is five miles south of U.S. Highway 60 on Ironwood Drive. Green flag flies at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, with grandstands opening at […]

Queen Creek football players make Ed Doherty Award watchlist

The Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club has released its 2018 Ed Doherty Award week 3 watch list for the Arizona high school football season and three Queen Creek athletes made the cut. Forty-seven players from 33 high schools across the state were awarded nominee medallions based on their performances during the first three weeks of […]

Goldschmidt named Arizona D-backs 2018 nominee for Roberto Clemente Award

Major League Baseball announced Tuesday, Sept. 4 that Paul Goldschmidt was named the Arizona Diamondbacks 2018 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, the league’s most prominent individual player award. The award is the annual recognition of a player from each MLB club who best represents the game of baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy […]

Queen Creek volleyball looks to build on 5A success heading into 6A slate

After coming close to summiting the 5A state playoffs a year ago, the Queen Creek High School volleyball team is back with confidence, key returners and a new playing landscape. The Bulldogs fell 3-1 in the 5A state finals a year ago. Since that time, they have lost five seniors, including setter Kennadee Coplen, to […]

Arizona Diamondbacks release 2019 Spring Training schedule

The Arizona Diamondbacks announced their 33-game Spring Training schedule, which features 15 home games and one road game at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick and two games to be played in Monterrey, Mexico. This season will mark the ninth year at the shared spring training facility with the Colorado Rockies, on Salt River Pima-Maricopa […]

Meet the Athlete: Higley softball player Abigail Vandever hopes to make it to Air Force

Name: Abigail Vandever School and grade: Higley High School, 12th Grade Sport I play: I play Varsity Softball in the position of right fielder. Why did you start playing your sport? I have been playing for around five years now. I began playing because I would watch my sister play it and at every game. […]

Arizona D-backs honor John McCain with statements from Derrick Hall, Luis Gonzalez

The Arizona Diamondbacks released the following statements on Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday, Aug. 25 at the age of 81. “John McCain has always been a member of the D-backs’ family and was one of this team’s biggest fans since day one,” D-backs President and CEO Derrick Hall said in a prepared statement. “He […]