Queen Creek wrestlers win first state championship in school history

The Queen Creek High School wrestling team won its first team state championship Friday, Feb. 9, at the Prescott Valley Event Center. As a team, Queen Creek finished with a total of 181 points to Liberty’s 149.5 to take the DII team state championship. All together, the Bulldogs had three individual state champions, two second-place […]

QCHS boys soccer chasing undefeated season

3 games remain: away, Jan. 17, against Shadow Ridge HS; home, against Vista Grande, Jan. 18; and away, Williams Field, Jan. 23   The 5A No. 1-ranked Queen Creek High School boys soccer team is chasing another undefeated season, and with just three games left in the regular season, they are hopeful to achieve that […]

Girls volleyball optimistic for big season at Queen Creek High School

Team to play Poston Butte Sept. 7 in first home game of the season; game starts at 6 p.m. The Queen Creek High School girls volleyball team is ready more than ever to make a run to the state championship and will look to the leadership of its five seniors to lead the way. The […]

Queen Creek football puts on a show with 43-6 win over Sahuaro

After a big win last week against 6A Hamilton, the Queen Creek High School football team didn’t slow down despite injuries to beat visiting Sahuaro 43-6. Many new players were able to come in Friday night due to a number of injured starters, including quarterback Devin Larsen. Second-string quarterback Cal Hedrick knew it was his […]

QC Comets Special Olympics team holds clothing drive

The Queen Creek Comets Special Olympics team is collecting bags of used clothing to help afford costs associated with its inaugural athletic season. The clothing drive, which ends Sept. 19, will allow the team to buy much-needed uniforms and help some of the participants pay for athletic fees. Special Olympics Arizona has offered to fund […]

Volunteers donate time and effort to MCSO crime prevention posse in Queen Creek

  George Vasquez has been part of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office crime prevention posse for almost 30 years. At 14 years old, a near-death experience with a gang of men on his paper route gave him the desire to want to help those who couldn’t help themselves. “I was robbed with a knife to […]

QC resident makes wildlife rehabilitation her life’s work

  As an animal enthusiast from birth, native New Yorker Regina Whitman packed her bags and made her dream of an animal rehabilitation center a reality in the desert almost 25 years ago. Ms. Whitman founded and licensed Desert Cry Wildlife Inc., as a nonprofit organization in Queen Creek at 34462 N. Lazy Loop Road. […]

Coach Bean still shares love of basketball

Bean still overseeing K-9 Kagers Basketball Skills Camp, through June 21   Long-time Queen Creek High School girls basketball coach Kylee Bean has retired from coaching, but is still sharing her love of basketball with kids in the community. This year, the K-9 Kagers Basketball Skills Camp, which Coach Bean still organizes and directs, is […]

Queen Creek girls take first, boys third in southeast track championship

The Queen Creek High School track teams hosted the Southeast Valley Championships on Friday, April 21, and both finished the meet in high spirits, with the girls taking in first place and the boys earning a third-place finish. The meet was a warm-up for the state championships at MCC the first week of May. The […]

Queen Creek baseball beats region foe Mesquite

The Queen Creek High School baseball team battled for a huge win Thursday, March 30, at its home field, beating reigning state champs and No. 4-ranked Mesquite 8-6. The Dogs played the first 14 games of the season without a loss, but struggled in their last five games, going 2-3. Head coach Mikel Moreno knew […]