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Moon Valley High investigates violent, Islamophobic posts on ex-cop teacher's Facebook  AZCentral

Former Phoenix Police officer Stephen Wamsley, now a "police science" teacher at Moon Valley High School, has violent and Islamophobic Facebook posts.



Ex-Phoenix Cop Now Teacher Exalts Violence, Calls Kwanzaa Fake  Phoenix New Times

"I say let's go back to the firing squad," wrote retired Phoenix police sergeant and Moon Valley High School teacher Stephen Wamsley on a Facebook post about ...



Autopsy: Phoenix Moon Valley High School junior Carlos Sanchez killed playing football  AZCentral

The Maricopa County Medical Examiner ruled that Moon Valley junior Carlos Sanchez died playing high school football.



Wade Cota edging toward win on 'American Idol'  Glendale Star

It's not completely about the recording contract or the adulation for the Valley native, who has a residency at Tim Finnigan's Irish Pub in Glendale. His mission is ...



Is AZ ready to produce another American Idol superstar?  ABC15 Arizona

GLENDALE, AZ — Very few states can say they've produced a winner of American Idol. We all remember back in 2007 on season six when Jordin Sparks ...



Teammates mourn loss of Moon Valley football player  Cronkite News

Moon Valley High School football players mourn loss of Carlos Sanchez, who collapse on field after hit during game against Cactus.



ACE works to attract new generation of construction workers  AZ Big Media

Real estate demand and prices in Arizona have risen once again to their peak at the top of the housing market over a decade ago, according to Arizona Real ...



Moon Valley High School remembers fallen teammate  Cronkite News

Moon Valley football players honor fallen teammate Carlos Sanchez Friday during a game at the school. Sanchez passed away after collapsing last weekend.



Moon Valley player who collapses on field; hospital, family decline comment  AZCentral.com

Moon Valley junior linebacker/running back Carlos Sanchez was rushed to a hospital after collapsing during the game on Friday.



'Blunt-force trauma' listed as cause of death for Arizona high school football player  AZCentral.com

Carlos Sanchez, the Moon Valley High School football player who died following a Moon Valley-Cactus football game was killed by "blunt force trauma."



Arizona wrestling championships feature first girls bracket in state history  USA TODAY High School Sports

The high school wrestling landscape was altered with the addition of girls teams to the sport this season. “Just like anything else, they want an opportunity to ...



Schools in Arizona: 10 best, worst schools in Maricopa County  ABC15 Arizona

Newly released preliminary data from the State Board of Education grades high schools and elementary schools on their performance.



Questions, emotions remain after medical examiner’s ruling on Moon Valley player death  Cronkite News

The Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office lists Moon Valley football player Carlos Sanchez's cause of death as 'blunt force trauma,' but what does that ...



Hopi High media teacher wins state jouralism award  Navajo-Hopi Observer

PHOENIX — Stan Bindell, Hopi High School media teacher, received the Forest R. Martin Memorial Award May 4 — the highest state award that a journalism ...



‘Pay to Play’ an increasing burden for parents of Arizona high school athletes  Cronkite News

Due to continuous budget cuts to Arizona's education funding, school districts have had to make tough decisions about how to allocate funds.



Celebrities who attended Phoenix high schools  azcentral.com

Take a look at some of the celebrities who have attended high school in Phoenix.



Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released  Patch.com

BASIS Scottsdale is Arizona's best public high school for 2019, according to a new set of rankings released by Niche.com this week. The rankings were released ...



Phoenix police union looks to 'scrub' officers from the internet after racist Facebook posts  AZCentral

The president of the Phoenix police union for rank-and-file officers said Thursday the group is researching a *service* that would "scrub" an officer's name from the ...



Father, Son Share Unique Basketball Bond  Sports360AZ

Trevor Thompson Jr. doesn't have a Twitter handle and no, you won't find him on Instagram. The Moon Valley High School senior guard is unique in the fact that ...



Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names  azcentral.com

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.



Wade Cota: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

Everything you need to know about 'American Idol' contestant Wade Cota, his family, girlfriend, and the true reason his voice is so raspy when he sings.



GCU event helps teachers support students in crisis  GCU Today

Sky Mendes (left), a doctoral student in the Developmental Psychology program at Arizona State University, was at Friday's Making T.I.E.S. Conference at Grand ...



Richard Jefferson's father killed in Compton, TMZ reports  ABC15 Arizona

Richard Jefferson Sr., father of Arizona Wildcats legend Richard Jefferson, was killed Wednesday night in a drive-by shooting in Compton, Calif., according ...



NBA mock draft: Gonzaga's Brandon Clarke set to join elite Arizona NBA draft list  AZCentral

Former Arizona high school standout Brandon Clarke is projected to go as high as No. 10 in the 2019 NBA draft in recent NBA mock drafts.



Who Is Wade Cota? — 5 Things About 'American Idol' Contestant  Hollywood Life

Everything to know about Wade Coda, who is a contestant on season 17 of 'American Idol.'



Arizona Has 50 U.S. News Best Schools In The Country For 2018  Patch.com

Arizona's Best High Schools For 2018 - Phoenix, AZ - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how AZ schools ...



Cardinals, USA Football Award Grants To Local Programs  AZCardinals.com

​USA Football, the sport's national governing body and a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and the Arizona Cardinals recently awarded grants for new ...



Which Phoenix high schools got an A?  Arizona Republic

More than 10 traditional public high schools and 40 elementary and middle schools in Phoenix received top scores this week.



APS, Phoenix Suns help teachers put ideas into action  Arizona Education News Service

What do robots, amusement park rides and weather balloons have in common? They are all projects designed by K-12 teachers throughout Arizona and funded ...



Arizona Christian Football Announces 2018 Signing Class  Victory Sports Network

Head Coach Jeff Bowen and Arizona Christian Football are excited to announce their 2018 signing day class. Twenty-nine athletes signed to play for...



Arizona Sports Hall of Fame nominees include Muhammad Ali, Michael Bidwill, Phil Mickelson  AZCentral

The general public can vote on fighters like Muhammad Ali and Michael Carbajal, basketball stars from Paul Westphal to Steve Kerr, and more.



Super 25 Boys Basketball Expert Rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Result: PR: 1. Last game: Beat Indiana Elite Prep (Ind.) 63-38. Next: Horizon Christian Academy (Fort Wayne, Ind.) 2. McEachern. Powder Springs, GA 27 - 0 - 0.



Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...



Centennial, Saguaro staying put for next 2-year AIA realignment block  AZCentral.com

Chaparral, Queen Creek and Liberty can petition down but right now those schools are placed at the highest level next school year.



Arizona's Top 50 high school boys basketball players of all-time  AZCentral.com

To pick 50 players in more than 100 years of high school basketball is a daunting task. Here's 50 that stand out.



Top 10 mascots in Arizona high school sports  AZCentral.com

The Sultans, the Monsoon, the ... Frogs? A look at the most creative and inspired nicknames across Arizona high school sports.



Takeaways from Scottsdale 7-on-7 Arizona high school football tournament  AZCentral

It was the first and will likely be the biggest of the Arizona high school summer football passing tournaments – a chance for skill players to show why they're so ...



QB Kedon Slovis a quick study in Kurt Warner's Desert Mountain offense  AZCentral.com

Former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner has groomed Kedon Slovis into the state's passing leader after two games.



How will Arizona high school spring football change in the future?  AZCentral

As high schools wrapped up their spring football practices with three of them hosting multiple teams in so-called showcases, expect some changes in the future.



Cavaliers' Richard Jefferson brings NBA championship trophy to high school alma mater  USA TODAY High School Sports

It's been 18 years since Richard Jefferson put on shows inside Phoenix Moon Valley's gym, dunking, scoring, swatting away shots, leading the Rockets to five ...



Ex-Boulder Creek football coach Dan Friedman to take over at Deer Valley  AZCentral

Deer Valley high school named Dan Friedman head football coach less than a week after Eric Bolus resigned. Bolus joined the Deer Valley staff in 1991.



High school football notes: Sierra Linda fears for safety, cancels against Centennial  AZCentral.com

Worried about the safety of its football players, Sierra Linda has canceled its JV and varsity games against Peoria Centennial, the No. 1 team in Arizona.



Phoenix police officer shot in the line of duty has died  AZFamily

A Phoenix police officer who was shot during a gun battle with a burglary suspect in a Laveen neighborhood Wednesday has died.



Dynamic duos: Top 10 high school football tandems in Arizona  AZCentral

These tandems put pressure on defenses and offenses, keeping teams from keying on one player.



Chalk Art Festival brought out the festival in art  The Voice

Westgate Entertainment District held their sixth annual Chalk Art Festival on April 28. People enjoying the dining and shopping also had the chance to view the ...



Fallen Phoenix Officer David Glasser laid to rest  AZFamily

He was a selfless servant.” Phoenix Police Chief Joe Yahner used those words to describe the character of fallen officer David Glasser.



AIA/MaxPreps football rankings add fuel to Rivalry Week fire in Arizona  AZCentral.com

Teams have extra fire during Rivalry Week after power rankings were released Tuesday.



Predictions and analysis for Arizona high school football playoff games  AZCentral.com

The Arizona high school playoffs kick off this week, and we have predictions and analysis for every Arizona high school playoff game.



New book dives into unexplored history behind high school gym, field names  AZCentral

"Who is Gym?" A new book explores Arizona history through high school gym names.



Arizona high school football scores and rankings  AZCentral.com

Arizona high school football scores and rankings from throughout the Phoenix area and the state.



Arizona's high school state champions 2015-16  azcentral.com

Another high school sports season is in the books. Below is a list of champions for the 2015-16 school year. The list is categorized first by season and then again ...



Arizona high school football Super 10: Final rankings  AZCentral.com

A look at the top 10 Arizona high school football teams in the state at any conference.



Pastor Lawrence steps into new chapter of life  FH Times

Christ's Church of Fountain Hills' founder Don Lawrence leaves his position of senior pastor Jan. 31 after serving the spiritual needs of the congregation and the ...



Eloy Santa Cruz tops Round Valley, will play for 2A high school football title  AZCentral.com

Eloy Santa Cruz defeated Eagar Round Valley on Saturday, 24-21, at Fountain Hills High School to advance to the 2A championship game.



Sahuarita NJROTC headed to national competition  Green Valley News

The Sahuarita NJROTC finished third out of 10 schools in the Valley of the Sun NJROTC Field Meet at Moon Valley High School in Phoenix on Dec. 7, and will.



Arizona high school football championship rewind: Stars shine on biggest stage  AZCentral.com

Richard Obert breaks down this season's five 11-man state championship football games.



Arizona high school football championship scores  AZCentral.com

These are the scores for the 2017 Arizona high school football postseason tournaments.



AZ Roots Run Deep In Championship Cavs  Sports360AZ

By Caitlin Slater/Photo: Ohio.com. Within moments of Game 7's final buzzer Art Dye's phone started ringing. Phone calls and Facebook notifications buzzing ...



Letter: Mascots don't have to be politically correct  azcentral.com

Loved your high-school mascot story (“Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names,” Oct. 4). However, there are quite a few of us running ...



Football commitment has 2 Queen Creek charter schools on brink of making AIA history  AZCentral.com

Charter schools have long been known as a destination for high-academic students. But sports, especially football, has exploded in the Southeast Valley.



10 Arizona high school football players deserving of Division I offers  AZCentral.com

A look at 10 Arizona high school football players who look good enough to deserve a Division I college scholarship offer.



AzMERIT test in Phoenix: See how well your school scored in 2017-2018  ABC15 Arizona

Wondering how your child's school stacks up when it comes to the well-known AzMERIT test? The Arizona Department of Education has released 2017-2018 ...



Students celebrate Read Across America Day  Arizona Education News Service

Every year, Washington Elementary School District staff, students and community members share their passion for reading on Read Across America Day.



Arizona high school football Player of the Year nominees  AZCentral.com

Editor's note: With the 6A through 2A football tournaments about to start (1A is already underway), this is a good time to roll out 20 nominees for the ...



10 greatest linebackers all-time to come out of Arizona high schools  AZCentral.com

A look at the 10 greatest linebackers in Arizona high school football history.



Why did son gun down Phoenix family?  azcentral.com

A Phoenix family was gunned down by their son and brother in the early hours in what was one of the most dramatic scenes of domestic violence in the region's ...



Pushovers to playoffs: HS football teams finding resurgence  AZCentral.com

Glendale, Youngker and Greenway are among schools having a football resurgence this season.



Improving the game day experience: ASU football fans speak out  Cronkite News

Mediocre attendance has led many to question why ASU struggles to attract a full house at Sun Devil Stadium. Fans speak out on how to improve game day.



Phoenix firefighter remembered for public-safety calling  azcentral.com

Supporters of the off-duty Phoenix firefighter who was killed in a rappelling accident last Friday will gather on the one week anniversary of his.



American Family Insurance ALL-USA ARIZONA Performances of the Week  AZCentral.com

A look at the weekly top 10 high school football performances in the state.



Hope permeates Notre Dame Prep spring football practice  AZCentral

The linemen work fast through drills on the grass field, while the skill-position players head to the stadium synthetic turf to get in work during spring practice ...



Arizona high school quarterbacks shining in the spotlight as AIA playoffs go deeper  AZCentral.com

In what may be the deepest talent pool for quarterbacks in Arizona high school history, the 2017 playoffs have only shined a brighter spotlight on them. At Gilbert ...



How Barry Goldwater's forfeit impacts 5A football power rankings  AZCentral.com

Phoenix Barry Goldwater and Phoenix North Canyon will have one less football game counted in the 5A power rankings after Goldwater self-reported to the ...



Numbers game: Arizona high school football participation increased despite growing concerns  AZCentral.com

Despite growing concerns regarding the long-term affects of concussions, the AIA has seen an increase in football participation from 2011 to 2016.



Joshua Dreher's three touchdowns powers Bourgade Catholic past Joy Christian  AZCentral.com

Dreher scored a pair of touchdowns in the final quarter to push Bourgade Catholic past Joy Christian on Friday.



High school football notes: Desert Ridge makes right call to avoid fight at end of JV game at Mesa  AZCentral.com

Desert Ridge coach Jeremy Hathcock avoided a potential fight with Mesa by keeping his players out of the post-game handshake line.



Fundraiser aids ex-Aztec hurt in amateur football mishap  Wrangler News

The Copper Football League will hold a silent auction to help pay medical expenses for former Corona del Sol athlete Kareem Khalile on Saturday, March 27, ...



Gilbert Higley 2019 DE/TE Ty Robinson picks up Louisville, Colorado, Notre Dame offers  AZCentral.com

Louisville, Colorado and Notre Dame all offered Ty Robinson a football scholarship within 30 minutes.



Ex-business manager indicted in $7M defrauding of former UA standout Richard Jefferson  Arizona Daily Star

A federal grand jury in Tucson has indicted the ex-business manager of Richard Jefferson, a Cleveland Cavaliers player and former University of Arizona ...



National Signing Day 2011: Erickson Inks 14 New Sun Devils  Bleacher Report

National Signing Day ushers in a new season of college football and with that, a new crop of young talent to call your own. Dennis Erickson announced 14 new ...



End of watch: Slain Phoenix Officer David Glasser honored with historical marker  AZCentral.com

Nearly one year after Phoenix police Officer David Glasser was shot and killed by an armed robbery suspect, dozens of family, friends and first responders ...



Dobson's ground game wears down La Joya  AZCentral.com

The Dobson Mustangs rode a strong running game to a 35-13 victory over the La Joya Community Fighting Lobos.



ASU Football: Vi Teofilo is strength personified  House of Sparky

One of the strongest players in the 2016 NFL Draft is stronger than you think.



Chandler football's Anderson, Brooks, sons of ex-Arizona Cardinals, sharing spotlight  AZCentral.com

Chandler High running backs Drake Anderson and DeCarlos Brooks, whose fathers played for the Arizona Cardinals, have come into their own.



Two American Leadership schools not eligible for AIA postseason for two years  AZCentral

American Leadership Academy's North Gilbert school went 10-0 and won the CAA championship but apparently it won't initially be eligible in the AIA.



Desert Ridge makes another statement with win over Desert Vista  AZCentral.com

The third-ranked Jaguars made that in emphatic fashion with a 35-7 win over Desert Vista Friday in Mesa.



Phoenix recruiter overcomes adversity to find success  DVIDS

PHOENIX – With a full basketball scholarship to the University of the Pacific in California, the future looked bright for Staff Sgt. Jennifer Kirim. But during one ...



Centennial football a model of consistency under coach Richard Taylor  AZCentral.com

Despite Peoria Sunrise Mountain and Peoria Liberty rising in football, Centennial still is the benchmark of greatness in Northwest Valley.



Coronado routs Cortez for first win of season  AZCentral.com

The Coronado Dons used big plays to pick up thief first win of the season.



Jimmy Eat World, Mary-Louise Parker and other notable East Valley residents  azcentral.com

What do Jimmy Eat World and The Gin Blossoms have in common? They both hail from the East Valley of Arizona.



Annual 'I Have a Dream' re-enactment comes to ASU West campus  Arizona State University

A tradition at Arizona State University's West campus that dates back to 1991 will continue at 11 a.m, Jan. 21, as Charles St. Clair re-enacts Martin Luther King ...



Sunrise Mountain unveils new QB, rolls Buckeye 53-9  AZCentral.com

QB Keegan Freid led Peoria Sunrise Mountain in a dominating 53-9 win over Buckeye.



Old-timers bet on death to end feud over $650,000 Phoenix Jaycees' fund for needy kids  AZCentral

In a world of seemingly irreconcilable conflicts — immigration, abortion, Donald Trump's presidency — the dispute over a Jaycees' charity fund in Phoenix may ...



15 unnerving stories from Arizona in 2016  AZCentral.com

It was a year of disturbing crimes and attention-grabbing tragedies. Arizonans, including two police officers, met violent deaths. A serial shooter in Phoenix who ...



Joseph Perez's TD rush seals improbable Buckeye win over Youngker  AZCentral.com

After scrambling out of trouble, Perez dashed four yards into the end zone to complete a game-winning touchdown drive in Buckeye's 40-39 win.



Bagdad QB Israel Loveall breaks national mark for TD passes  AZCentral.com

Bagdad quarterback Israel Loveall, five TD passes away from entering the national record book, wants to be a helicopter pilot and put out wildfires.



Grand Canyon University employees embrace K-12 support  Arizona Education News Service

When Dr. Melanie Logue joined Grand Canyon University in January as program chair of the new doctor of nursing practice, she didn't hesitate to sign up for ...



See inside the new Angels Trumpet Ale House in Arcadia  Phoenix Business Journal

The popular downtown Phoenix Angels Trumpet Ale House opened its second Phoenix restaurant in Arcadia.



Notebook: Ironwood to name stadium after football coach Chuck Esquivel  AZCentral.com

Glendale Ironwood will dedicate its football stadium and rename it after coach Chuck Esquivel, who died in February, two days after being inducted into the ...



Scooter Molander steps down as Brophy Prep football coach  AZCentral.com

Scooter Molander, who led Brophy Prep to state championships in two of his first three seasons, has resigned as head football coach.



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