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Phoenix metro area has suddenly become a hotbed for prep basketball academies  AZCentral

The Valley is up to seven prep basketball teams playing national schedules. Why is Arizona now the hotbed?

Chaparral (Ariz.) girls named NISCA public schools national swim and dive champions  USA TODAY High School Sports

Chaparral High School in Arizona was named the national public schools champs by the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association.

Chaparral High (Ariz.) completes comeback with walk-off triple play  USA TODAY High School Sports

After posting a five-run seventh inning to take the lead, Chaparral High School needed the ultimate to get the win: a triple play.

Police: Chaparral High School student arrested after bringing gun to campus  ABC15 Arizona

A student was arrested at a Scottsdale high school after a gun was found in a car. Scottsdale police responded to Chaparral High School Thursday around 11:30 ...

Expanded Hoophall West features 16 games over three days in Scottsdale  AZCentral

There are more teams, an extra day, and more star quality coming to Chaparral High School in Scottsdale for the annual Hoophall West, a basketball showcase ...

Chaparral High School’s Dr. Chomokos new Apache Junction High principal  Scottsdale Independent

Dr. Angela Chomokos has been hired to be Apache Junction High School's principal for the 2018-19 school year.

Abi Archer becomes Chaparral's first Gatorade Arizona Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year  AZCentral

Abi Archer made Scottsdale Chaparral history by being named the school's first Gatorade Arizona Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year. The 5-foot-6 senior is ...

Mom-Made Market brings together local vendors for craft fair in Scottsdale  AZFamily

The Mom-Made Market comes to Chaparral High School this weekend with vendors from all over the Valley.

Transition game: Arizona football parents shop for perfect high school fit  USA TODAY High School Sports

With school tours and football camps, it's easy for kids to get to know several high schools. But coaches need to be careful with AIA rules.

Excessive speeders seen in Scottsdale school zones, police say  ABC15 Arizona

Arizona classrooms are full again after Fall Break and that, of course, means drivers should be hitting the brakes in those school zones. The Scottsdale Police ...

Big 150 Arizona high school football 2020 prospects rankings  AZCentral

It's time to roll out another Big 150, this time for the Class of 2020, which could wind up as the greatest football recruiting class in Arizona prep history.

Transition game: Football parents shop for perfect high school fit  AZCentral

More than ever, football parents are doing their due diligence to find the right school for their sons as they transition from the eighth grade.

Ground pound: Top 10 Arizona high school football running backs for 2019 season  AZCentral

Here is a look at my top 10 running backs to see in Arizona high school football 2019.

Top 100 Arizona high school football Class of 2021 prospects list  AZCentral

It's time to roll out The Arizona Republic's Big 100, the top 2021 football player college prospect ranking.

Marqui Johnson stepping up since gaining eligibility for Saguaro HS (Ariz.)  USA TODAY High School Sports

Saguaro High School (Ariz.) WR/RB Marquii Johnson had more than 250 all-purpose yards and scored twice in the first round of the playoffs.

Scottsdale's Bella Vista Prep brings international basketball roster to national showcase  AZCentral

This season's Bella Vista Prep basketball team is shipping in some of Arizona's best high school basketball talent from beyond the state's -- and the country's ...

Local high school band members to perform at Herberger Theater Center  Scottsdale Independent

Phoenix-area high school marching bands and musicians will bring select performances of Arizona Theatre Company's production of "The Music Man" to a ...

LaMelo Ball, Nico Mannion, Jaelen House headline HoopHall West basketball tournament  AZCentral

LaMelo Ball, who left his pro team overseas, will be part of the Hoophall West showcase next week in Scottsdale.

Scottsdale Chaparral High School's all-time baseball lineup card

This is my first baseball lineup card, looking at various high schools' all-time greatest players.

Rewind: What we learned from Week 3 in Arizona high school boys basketball  AZCentral

Richard Obert takes a look at what happened in Week 3 of the Arizona high school boys basketball season.

Chaparral, Hamilton students stage class walkout on third day of nationwide demonstrations  AZCentral

Hundreds of Chaparral and Hamilton high school students walked out of class Friday on what was the third day of demonstrations across the U.S. in response to ...

Scottsdale's Chaparral High School "listed for sale" on Craigslist as part of senior prank  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Scottsdale's Chaparral High School is now "on sale". We're saying "on sale", because it's actually part of a senior prank by this year's graduating class. FOX 10's ...

20 impressive Arizona kids earn full rides to college as Flinn Scholars  AZCentral

A college degree without student debt is in the bag for 20 Arizona high school seniors named Flinn Scholars.

Scottsdale football player allowed to play, but AIA appeals judge's decision  AZFamily

A Scottsdale high school football player who was ruled ineligible to play his senior season now has a judge ruling that he can. But Marqui Johnson still won't be ...

Scottsdale schools spent $37.7M before hitting pause on more big projects  AZCentral

As Scottsdale's new school year gets underway, The Arizona Republic looked at what's been spent on construction and the plan to move forward.

Scottsdale schools talks rebuilding amid shrinking student enrollment  AZCentral

The Scottsdale Unified School District has some 4800 fewer students than its 27214-student peak in 2002 and could hover closer to 20000 in 2026.

Dynamic duos: Top 10 Arizona high school football tandems to see in 2019 season  AZCentral

This is the start of my top 10 lists leading up to the 2019 Arizona high school football season. Who to see? What to expect? What's in store. Let's start with the ...

Family members locate Scottsdale teen after he went missing in Cave Creek area  ABC15 Arizona

UPDATE: Family members say Jack Husband has been located and is safe. Family says Jack was hiking in the snow for hours without cell *service*.

What we learned from Week 4 in Arizona high school boys basketball  AZCentral

Here's an inside look at what happened during the fourth week of 2018-19 season in high school boys hoops.

Basis charter school loses top spot on list of America's best high schools  AZCentral

Basis Scottsdale is the nation's third-best high school in U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings. The school dropped two spots from 2018 to 2019.

Scottsdale Chaparral football coach Thomas Lewis resigns  AZCentral

Scottsdale Chaparral joins some of Arizona's most prestigious high school football programs in seeking a head coach after Thomas Lewis resigned.

Scottsdale football player may sit out senior season because of AIA rule  AZFamily

A Scottsdale high school football player may have to sit out his senior season because he transferred from another school around the same time a coach did.

Chaparral High School grad Taylor Lewan has post-game altercation with Redskins' Josh Norman  ABC15 Arizona

NASHVILLE — Frustrations boiled over for cornerback Josh Norman and the Washington Redskins after their 25-16 loss at the Tennessee Titans on Saturday ...

Side show LaMelo, LaVar Ball becomes main event at Hoophall West before overflow crowd  AZCentral

As soon as LaVar and his son LaMelo Ball stepped inside Scottsdale Chaparral's gym Friday night, the standing-room only crowd stood and roared, looking in ...

Former Wildcat Mike Bibby 'no longer eligible' to coach during sexual abuse investigation  Arizona Daily Star

A restraining order details an alleged incident in which Shadow Mountain boys basketball coach Mike Bibby sexually abused a teacher in his car.

Arizona students put high school up for sale on Craigslist as part of senior prank

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Some students at a high school in Scottsdale have listed their school for sale on Craigslist, along with the school administrators ...

Future Arizona Wildcat Terry Armstrong already has eyes set on national title  Arizona Daily Star

Bella Vista Prep standout and 2019 UA signee is playing in Scottsdale's Hoophall West event.

Can Chaparral end Brophy Prep's 30-year state swimming reign?  AZCentral

Brophy Prep has owned boys swimming the last 30 years, never losing a state championship. But Chaparral might have something to say this weekend.

Scottsdale schools superintendent under fire after contentious changes

Scottsdale Unified School Distict Superintendent Denise Birdwell's is under fire after making changes at Coronado High School and around the district.

Chaparral football hopes new coach Barnes can bring back postseason success  Arizona Sports

Chaparral football looks to chase state championships again with new coach Brent Barnes. Between 2007-11 Chaparral won three state championships.

Apache Junction principal asked for students' arrest over bandanna, report says  AZCentral

An Apache Junction student wearing a bandanna and three other teens were arrested after a principal's request, according to a police report.

Buttes, pines, ghosts: Arizona's coolest high school football stadiums  AZCentral

They separate themselves by structure, style, scenery, environment and ambience. Here are my coolest high school football stadiums in Arizona: ...

Kyle Weaver leaving Bella Vista to start Dream City Christian national HS hoops program  AZCentral

Joy Christian School in Glendale will be called Dream City Christian, and Kyle Weaver said he will lead its new national high school boys basketball team.

HoopHall is Back  Sports360AZ

Story by Kennedy Wilkerson. If you are a high school hoops fan in Arizona, make north Scottsdale your weekend destination. The Naismith Memorial Basketball ...

WWE in Phoenix: 5 current superstars with strong ties to AZ  ABC15 Arizona

WWE is about to descend upon the Valley for five full days of wrestling fun -- and several superstars with strong ties to Arizona are going to make the trip.

Side show LaMelo, LaVar Ball become main event at Hoophall West before overflow crowd  USA TODAY High School Sports

Fans were turned away. Others didn't have seating room. The LaMelo and LaVar Ball show rolled into Hoophall West 2018 on Friday.

Spencer Rattler, Nico Mannion give Phoenix Pinnacle HS national elite in two sports  USA TODAY High School Sports

No. 1 quarterback Spencer Rattler and No. 1 point guard Niccolo Mannion are navigating through national attention at Pinnacle High School.

Hush Public House pairs an intimate vibe with fun food and drink in Scottsdale  AZFamily

Hush Public House is a local neighborhood restaurant in north Scottsdale run by a couple of long time restaurant industry vets-- who are also both fifth ...

Chaparral High School Student Accused of Being Scottsdale Rapist  Phoenix New Times

A 16-year-old Chaparral High School student has been arrested in a bizarre case involving two rapes in Scottsdale.Danny Jackson's the one accused of the ...

Did your kids pass an AP exam? Their teacher got a bonus  AZCentral

Arizona teachers and schools will get $3.8 million this year in state bonuses for AP tests, but the money's spread across the state isn't even.

LaMelo Ball, 2020 stars, Mobley bros: 5 things to watch at Hoophall West  USA TODAY High School Sports

From LaMelo Ball to a matchup featuring three five-star athletes, here are some of the top storylines of Hoophall West.

Girls basketball must-see players this Arizona high school season  AZCentral

The number of talented girls basketball players in Arizona gets greater every year. This could be one of the best in high school history. As official practices began ...

WWE in Phoenix: See where the Bella Twins have been spotted in Arizona  ABC15 Arizona

PHOENIX — Admit it, there is something fun about visiting a place that a celebrity has been before. Maybe you're a fan, or maybe you want to eat like the ...

Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released

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

New RB coaches at Arizona, ASU bring different dynamics to recruiting wars  Arizona Daily Star

When Arizona hired DeMarco Murray to coach its running backs, the move was applauded by UA fans and heralded across the Internet. Seldom do ...

Commentary: Is it time for the AIA to let in national prep teams?  AZCentral

They couldn't play for AIA state titles but they could be part of the national tournament and it would only attract more college eyes on kids.

Scottsdale residents qualify for U.S. Junior Amateur  Scottsdale Independent

Scottsdale residents Mason Quagliata and Mason Domecq qualified to play in the 2019 U.S. Junior Amateur slated for July 15-20 at Inverness Club in Toledo, ...

Chaparral theater troupe takes student production to Scotland  Scottsdale Independent

Twenty-one Chaparral High School students are packing their costumes, sets, musical instruments and natural talent to represent Arizona at the American High ...

Arizona will have ‘best backcourt’ in NCAA with Mannion, Green, Armstrong  USA TODAY High School Sports

Nico Mannion, Josh Green and Terry Armstrong highlight Arizona's No. 1 recruiting class. Armstrong's coach thinks the group will be special.

Arizona teen named to Canadian Olympic swim team  USA TODAY High School Sports

Taylor Ruck of Scottsdale became the youngest Arizona Olympian since 1992 Sunday when she was named to the Canadian swim team for the Rio Olympics.

Newsweek names Chaparral a Top High School  Arizona Education News Service

Newsweek Magazine named Chaparral High School as one of its 2014 America's Top High School. The Scottsdale Unified school is ranked 22nd on the list.

Scottsdale Schools students recognized for National Merit achievement  Scottsdale Independent

The Scottsdale Unified School District has announced that 13 high school seniors have been named Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship ...

Scottsdale teacher accused of sexual misconduct with student

SCOTTSDALE -- A teacher and Chaparral High School track coach has been arrested on multiple counts of sexual misconduct, the Scottsdale Police ...

Former Scottsdale teacher pleads guilty to sexual conduct with student

Ex-Scottsdale teacher and Chaparral High School girls track coach pleaded guilty to charges related to a sexual relationship with a high school girl.

Phoenix police arrest student who had gun at high school  Arizona Daily Star

PHOENIX— Phoenix police say 16-year-old male high school student has been arrested after being found in possession of a loaded handgun on campus.

Chosen 25 Nico Mannion leads Pinnacle to second straight championship  USA TODAY High School Sports

Nico Mannion scored 11 of Pinnacle High School's 13 first-half points and finished with 30 to lead them to a 6A championship over Chaparral.


Appalachian State needed just one more offensive tackle in its 2019 signing class and got exactly the player they wanted in Craig McFarland.

Former Chaparral High School softball coach voted into Arizona Sports Hall of Fame  AZCentral

Jeff Oscarson, who won five state softball titles at Scottsdale Chaparral High School, will be inducted into the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame.

Arizona school shooting threats: 17 since Parkland shooting  AZCentral

In the two weeks after the horrific mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, has reported on 17 separate threat incidents at schools in ...

Former Arizona Wildcats star Mike Bibby likely won't be charged following sexual abuse allegation  Arizona Daily Star

PHOENIX — Former NBA player and Shadow Mountain High School basketball coach Mike Bibby likely won't face criminal charges following an allegation of ...

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

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

Running wild: Top 10 RBs for 2018 Arizona high school football season  AZCentral

A look at the best of the best running the football this upcoming 2018 Arizona high school football season.

Valley native's best-selling book has been made into a movie  FOX 10 News Phoenix

PHOENIX (KSAZ) -- A Valley native and New York Times best-selling author can now add a movie credit to her resume. One of her young adult books has been ...

azcentral Sports Awards Boys High School Swimmer of the Year Finalists  AZCentral

These are the top eight nominees for the 2019 azcentral Sports Awards Boys Swimmer of the Year.

Ten most intriguing Arizona high school athletes in 2017  AZCentral

They didn't have to be the best in their sport, but these 10 to me were the most intriguing high school athletes in Arizona preps in 2017.

Hoophall West Brings Hall of Fame Lineup to Arizona  FloHoops

Hoophall West is heading to Arizona to deliver another hall of fame-caliber high school boys basketball showcase on December 9-10.

Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...

Chosen 25 battle: Nico Mannion puts on a show against Jalen Green  USA TODAY High School Sports

The first day of Hoophall West featured a battle between Chosen 25 stars Nico Mannion and Jalen Green. Mannion's Pinnacle HS got the win.

Arizona high school track coach denies having sex with 17-year-old student  New York Daily News

An Arizona high school track coach has denied having sex with a teenage student.

AZ Teacher of the Year: Changing the world one student at a time  Arizona Education News Service

When Christine Marsh was a college student, she said she wanted to change the world. She became a public school teacher. That was 24 years ago.

Five Hoophall takeaways, including Anton Watson and LaMelo Ball's fit on SPIRE  USA TODAY High School Sports

High school basketball stars like Nico Mannion, LaMelo Ball and Isaiah and Evan Mobley stood out at Hoophall West 2018.

Longtime Wildcats coach Mike Candrea inducted into Arizona Sports Hall of Fame with 5 others  Arizona Daily Star

Sporting legends come in all types. The range and diversity were on full display Thursday night at the 48th Arizona Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony ...

Tavan, Mountainside Principals Named for 2019–20 School Year  citysuntimes

New principals have been appointed to lead Tavan Elementary School in Phoenix and Mountainside Middle School in Scottsdale. Tavan assistant principal ...

Police: Scottsdale track coach contacts victim, arrested again

A girls track coach has been arrested for the second time in connection to a sexual-misconduct case after contacting the victim, a 17-year-old girl.

azcentral Sports Awards Girls Athlete of the Week  AZCentral

To nominate a Boys or Girls Athlete of the Week or an Academic All-Star, go to The azcentral Sports Awards will be at ASU ...

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

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 ...

Chaparral girls basketball caps season with 5A state title

The Chaparral girls basketball team won the 5A state final over Mesquite, giving the program its first title since 2001.

High school students experiment with media innovation at ASU's Cronkite School  Arizona State University

Twenty high school students from across Arizona are at ASU's Cronkite School as part of an intensive, two-week media innovation training camp.

Joy Christian dropping football 3 years removed from state title  AZCentral

Three years after going 13-0 and winning a state title, Joy Christian is dropping football for next Arizona high school season.

Brophy McGee comes through with GOP win as vote count ends  Arizona Capitol Times

In perhaps the last legislative race worth watching in Arizona, Sen. Kate Brophy McGee still holds a narrow lead over a former Arizona teacher of the year.

Going green: Scottsdale stylist explains recycling salon waste  Scottsdale Independent

Twenty-five-year-old Melina Lombardi is a cut above others when it comes to going green at her family hair salon.

Report: America's top 5 high schools are all Basis charter schools in Arizona  AZCentral

According to U.S. News & World Report, the nation's top five public high schools are all Arizona Basis schools.

Scottsdale teen rapist gets 21-year prison term

The Scottsdale teen who pleaded guilty to a series of 2012 sexual assaults received a 21-year prison sentence Tuesday.

10 Scottsdale schools welcome new principals or assistant principals

Scottsdale Unified School District has announced the principals and assistant principals joining them at their campuses for the new school year.

Scottsdale district enrollment drops this year

Enrollment in the Scottsdale Unified School District elementary schools is down 8 percent this year over last year - a turn of events that's likely to fuel the ongoing ...

Kids events in October around Phoenix include corn mazes, free movies and fun festivals  AZCentral

These are the best events for kids and families looking for something fun to do in October around Phoenix.

Greg Hansen: Pima College's 'gift' ready to deliver at NJCAA National Championships  Arizona Daily Star

Pima College track coach Greg Wenneborg is 65,000 words into writing what he calls “the great American running novel,” a saga about a young lady on a ...

PHOTO GALLERY | Sunnehanna Notebook: Golf and good will go hand in hand at Sunnehanna

Kim Kunkle served as official scorer on hole No. 6 Thursday for the Sunnehanna Amateur Tournament for Champions.

Top 10 mascots in Arizona high school sports

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

Game on for robotics at GCU for FIRST competition  GCU Today

Hundreds of high school students on more than 40 teams competed at the Arizona West Regional FIRST Robotics event Friday and Saturday at GCU Arena.

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