Section 7 high school basketball tournament hosts largest girls' field in Glendale
The largest field yet of girls' high school basketball teams from Arizona and other Western states will showcase their talents at the annual Section 7 tournament in Glendale later this month. The girls tournament will begin the weekend of June 15-17, with 12 courts set up inside State Farm Stadium. ...
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City of Phoenix offers cheap summer golf rates
PHOENIX - Summer is almost in full swing in the Valley, which means people are getting out of the golf courses to enjoy the little bit of cooler temperatures that we have left. They're also enjoying the lower prices. "I'm a native, so I'm used to it and I cannot...
Arizona Primetime Invitational Basketball Tournament Preview
The Arizona Premier Boys’ Varsity Basketball Tournament is happening this weekend June 9 from 3-8 p.m. and 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Brophy College Prep in Phoenix. In its 12th year, the PrimeTime invitational is the premier boys varsity basketball tournament featuring Arizona schools only. The...
Andretti Indoor Karting & Games: here's what's coming to Glendale and Chandler
Andretti Indoor Karting & Games is set to open a location in Chandler and another one in Glendale! Here’s what we know about the business that’s named after the Andretti racing family.
Basha High School parting with Jim Schilling as its baseball coach
A memo was sent to Chandler Basha High School parents late Thursday afternoon, stating that Jim Schilling will not return as the school's baseball coach. Schilling was under investigation by the Chandler Unified School District since early April over undisclosed reasons and never returned to the team. The district and...
Robbins on realignment: ‘(Arizona, ASU) don’t have to do same thing’
The University of Arizona and Arizona State University have long been viewed as a package deal for any sort of conference realignment that could take place. But after what Arizona president Bobby Robbins alluded to Wednesday ahead of the university’s hosting of the Future of College Athletics Summit in Washington, D.C., that’s not necessarily the case.
Valley prepares to welcome the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four
The NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four returns to the valley next March. Preparations though are already well underway.
Phoenix ranks below average for public pickleball access
Phoenix is well behind its peer cities when it comes to public pickleball courts per capita, according to the Trust for Public Land (TPL), a pro-parks nonprofit. The intrigue: That's sort of hard to believe, given Phoenix-area retirement communities were some of the earliest adopters of the now very popular sport.
Texas homecoming for Griner in WNBA star's 1st game there since Russian release
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brittney Griner had a Texas homecoming, in private and on the court with the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA star’s home state six months after her release from a Russian prison. The only thing really missing was a victory. Even before the first of consecutive games against the Dallas Wings, Griner was getting shouts of encouragement while out eating with teammates. And less than two hours before Wednesday night’s game, she met in private with the women’s basketball team from Baylor, the campus 100 miles away where she was part of a 40-0 national championship in 2012. “Close to home, AAU team is here, my high school came up, Baylor came down. I was really, really, really, really happy to see the Baylor team. That meant a lot having them here,” said Griner, who also had family from Houston and Little Rock at the game.
How a spring high school football league would clash with AIA as questions abound
A national spring football league for high school players is set to launch next April with Phoenix among 12 major cities to have a team, according to an Associated Press report. That could change the face of the Arizona Interscholastic Association if it happens and top players bolt to play...
ASU’s new beach volleyball coach Kristen Rohr establishes home in Phoenix
Kristen Rohr had never been to Arizona prior to her first interview with Grand Canyon University eight years ago. However, in taking the beach volleyball head coaching position at Arizona State, she has locked in the Valley as her home. In eight years at GCU, Rohr led the Lopes to...
Uncertainty Surrounds Deandre Ayton's Role in Phoenix Suns' Future
The future of Deandre Ayton, a former University of Arizona standout, with the Phoenix Suns has become a hot topic of discussion among basketball enthusiasts. Speculations about Ayton's potential trade started brewing even before the appointment of new head coach Frank Vogel. Known for making significant changes to teams and starting lineups, it is unclear if Ayton will be a part of the Suns' efforts to reach the NBA finals.
Former Lander swimmer breaks records at ASU
TEMPE, ARIZONA – The Lander Valley High School (LVHS) boys’ swim team has obviously produced nothing but winners over the past 27 years, winning that many state championships in a row, but none may be as dominant or as fast as Jonny Kulow who brought his talents to Arizona State University (ASU) after graduating.
Play catch on the field before D-backs game on Father’s Day
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Dads and their kids can play catch on Chase Field before the Arizona Diamondbacks play the Cleveland Guardians on Father’s Day. Purchase the Father’s Day Play Catch on the Field VIP Package and you’ll get a 15-minute session to play catch on Chase Field. You’ll also get great seats and a D-backs cap.
Grand Canyon Golfer Sam Murphy Ties for 2nd in East of Ireland Championship, Youngest Player in Top 15
Grand Canyon golfer Sam Murphy tied for second place in the East of Ireland Men's Amateur Open Championship, which took place at County Louth Golf Club in Baltray, Ireland. Murphy shot 2 under in the first round and 5 under in the second round, totaling five birdies on the front nine and six for the day.
Scottsdale's Junior Achievement of Arizona raises nearly $100,000
Junior Achievement of Arizona welcomed local families, along with top executives and employees from leading Arizona companies, at the 2023 Junior Achievement Open Golf Tournament on May 19. Over ...
Purdue finalizing game against Pac-12 power in Indianapolis, per report
Purdue will face Arizona in a nonconference showdown in Indianapolis this December, according to a report. College basketball insider Jon Rothstein was first to report that news on Friday afternoon. The game is set to be played at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on Dec. 16, per Rothstein’s report. Purdue is expected...
Arizona Diamondbacks, Nationals game postponed due to air hazards from Canada wildfire smoke
ARIZONA, USA — The Arizona Diamondbacks' away game against the Washington Nationals was postponed Thursday due to poor air quality from wildfires in Canada. It's the second straight day the continuing fires north of the border have impacted sports in the Northeastern United States. Several Major League Baseball games were called off Wednesday. A National Women’s Soccer League game in New Jersey and an indoor WNBA game set for Brooklyn were also called off Wednesday amid hazy conditions that have raised alarms from health authorities.
ASU Baseball: Junior first baseman Ethan Long enters into transfer portal
TEMPE, Ariz. — A critical piece to the Sun Devils squad, junior first baseman Ethan Long has entered into the transfer portal according to DIBaseball.com. The power hitting righty is among several Arizona State players to explore other options for the upcoming baseball season. In the 2023 season, Long...
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