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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.

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.

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, ...

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 (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.

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 ...

Chaparral QB Jack Miller, WR Tommy Christakos ready to ramp it up as arguably state's top passing duo  AZCentral

They're going to be seniors. And there may not be a more dynamic passing duo to hit the Arizona high school football season in 2019.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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....

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Ohio State lands commitment from 4-star Class of 2020 RB Darvon Hubbard  USA TODAY High School Sports

Darvon Hubbard is from Ohio, and he wanted to return from Scottsdale, Ariz. Now he'll get his chance as an Ohio State running back.

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 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.

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 prospects rankings. Come back page to this each week for another 10 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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*.

The untold truth of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's boyfriend  Nicki Swift

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez​ is a rising star in politics, but we don't know much about her long-time boyfriend, Riley Roberts. He's been called a "bin ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Chaparral High names Nick Steward baseball coach, becomes 3rd in school's history

Chaparral High School, one of the more storied baseball programs in Arizona high school history, named Nick Steward, its new baseball coach.

Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released

Arizona's 100 Best Public High Schools - Phoenix, AZ - New rankings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in Arizona.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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: ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Scottsdale inches toward closing schools despite promise to grow enrollment  AZCentral

The specter of closing Scottsdale's Yavapai Elementary School was raised in a letter to parents last month, although school board members said last year that ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

2. Susie Parra, Scottsdale Chaparral High School  Arizona Daily Star

The winning pitcher in Arizona's 1993 and 1994 Women's College World Series championship games, Parra had consecutive ERAs of 0.30, 0.43 and 0.63 in her ...

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.

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 ...

40 Scottsdale middle-school students suspended after walkout  AZCentral

About 40 Scottsdale middle-school students were suspended for leaving campus after a walkout protesting gun violence on Tuesday. More than 100 Ingleside ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

35 Halloween events for the family  AZCentral

The Phoenix area is chock full of a bunch of fun and spooktacular events, and here is a big guide to Halloween events for the family.

Pinnacle to face nation's top 2 ranked 2020 prospects in Hoophall West  AZCentral

Pinnacle-led Nico Mannion will take on Jalen Green-led San Joaquin Memorial and Evan Mobley-led Rancho Christian.

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.


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

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.

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.

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

Hoophall West featured some of the top high school basketball players in the country. Stars from the class of 2020 faced off and LaMelo Ball took center stage in ...

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 ...

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.

Arizona Interscholastic Association needs to scrap or rewrite the prior-contact rule  AZCentral

Marqui Johnson and his father didn't even need a lawyer representing them to twice win rulings from a judge because of the language in the prior-contact rule.

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.

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.

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.

High School Football Practice opens in Arizona  High School Football America

High school football continues to improve across the State of Arizona. This is evidenced by the fact that eight teams from Arizona are ranked in the Top 225 in ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Scottsdale teachers have 'no confidence' in superintendent, school board  AZCentral

The Scottsdale Education Association issued a rare vote of "no confidence" against Superintendent Denise Birdwell and the school board.

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.

Christine Marsh honored as 2016 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year  Arizona Education News Service

The Arizona Educational Foundation announced the winner of its coveted 2016 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year title Thursday: Christine Marsh, an 11th and ...

Pat Tillman, Gary Hall Jr., Mark Grace head Arizona Sports Hall of Fame inductees  AZCentral

Arizona Cardinals and Arizona State football legend Pat Tillman, 10-time Olympic swimming medalist Gary Hall Jr. and former Arizona Diamondbacks first ...

Ironwood Ridge girls soccer extend unbeaten streak to 10 with win over Rincon/UHS  Tucson Local Media

Katie Jeffers fought through past a Rincon/University defender a few yards from the Rangers goal, spearing a bouncing ball into the back of the oversized white ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Chaparral coach: Freshman QB Jack Miller throws 'best deep ball I'd ever seen'

Freshman phenom Jack Miller is showing why he is special in the first few days of Chaparral's spring practices. But will he have to wait until midseason to play?

Watch The Ballislife High School Basketball Weekly Showcase  SLAM Online

Game eight of the Ballislife High School Basketball Weekly Showcase pits Pinnacle (AZ) vs. Clark (NV) in the premier game of the Hoophall West at Chaparral ...

Tillman, Grace headline 2018 Arizona Sports Hall of Fame induction class  Arizona Sports

The late Pat Tillman and former Diamondback Mark Grace, among others, to be inducted into the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame.

Unbeaten Tinghitella leads CV at Firebird invite  Verde Independent

Camp Verde senior Anthony Tinghitella won the outstanding wrestler of the tournament award at the Firebird Invitational. Photo courtesy Larry Allred. mugshot ...

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.

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