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 […]

Benjamin Franklin relies on heavy rushing attack to control game, achieve success

At Benjamin Franklin High School, it’s not about what looks pretty on the football field, it’s about what gets the job done. The Chargers found success last season by simply running the football. They ran the ball 594 time for 3,722 yards compared to 117 passing attempts, resulting in an 11-2 overall record and a […]

Arizona Diamondbacks to host charity event at Chase Field

Sports fans are invited to join Arizona Diamondbacks players Saturday, Aug. 25 for a full day of major league fun for a good cause at the Big League Impact Arizona Fantasy Football Challenge at Chase Field. Participants will participate in a live face-to-face fantasy draft from a private suite with Nick Ahmed, Archie Bradley, AJ […]

From MLB to youth sports, baseball sees increased arm injuries in pitchers

Back when he played for Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Danny Coulombe dominated on the diamond. A talented left-hander with a devastating curveball, Coulombe averaged more than two strikeouts per inning during his junior and senior seasons. But as his baseball career continued to unfold, setbacks abounded. The southpaw — who is now a pitcher […]

Queen Creek coach Travis Schureman, football team gear up for 6A run

Through the past eight years, the Queen Creek High School football team has made a name for itself among various levels in Arizona, but this season the Bulldogs will take their talents to the highest level. As a result of the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s recent realignment through 2020, Queen Creek made the jump from 5A […]

First senior class takes field for Casteel, jumps to 5A

While there wasn’t much change concerning the team’s roster, the Casteel High School football team still went through a summer of change. Casteel is a 7-12 grade school that opened in 2015 and until this year, had not had a senior class. As a result, the school didn’t play varsity until 2016 where a group […]

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 […]