Former Queen Creek softball player has solid weekend at Utah State

Junior utility player Ryann Holmes of Queen Creek helped the Utah State University softball team to a 2-0 record this past weekend as it swept a home-and-home series with Utah Valley University. USU defeated UVU 1-0 in the first game and 9-1 in the second, according to a press release. The second game was five […]

Queen Creek native makes Central College softball team

Junior pitcher Lauren Shirley of Queen Creek returns to the Central College (Iowa) softball team. Ms. Shirley played her high school softball at Seton Catholic Preparatory in Chandler. The Dutch return 15 letterwinners from last year’s team that finished 29-12 and earned a record 29th NCAA Division III tournament appearance, finishing second in the St. […]

Queen Creek softball player hit for team-high average in college tournament

Ryann Holmes of Queen Creek picked up her first Division I hit as a player on the Utah State University softball team during the Titan Classic at Cal State Fullerton. The junior infielder appeared as a pinch hitter in three games over the weekend, picking up her first Division I hit against Pacific. She also […]

Meet the Teacher: Stephanie Mejia teaches, coaches students to success

Name: Stephanie Mejia School: Queen Creek High School Why you chose to work in the district: Because I love how the district is involved with the Town of Queen Creek. What I like most about what I do: I enjoy interacting with the students, being a resource for the students and helping students reach their […]

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. […]

Queen Creek student-athletes earn all-region recognitions

Azpreps365.com 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 […]