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Despite chilly conditions, soccer is f-f-f-fun for fans
Spectators brave temperatures in the 30s and strong winds to support their teams at the state tournament.
Soccer Don Ketchum February 2, 2011

Better-late-than-never Perry nips Ironwood Ridge in overtime
Juno Boyd came to Arizona and Perry High from Alaska so perhaps it is fitting someone from a state known for frigid temperatures would decide the first-round 5A-II boys soccer playoff game Wednesday played in Alaska-type weather.
Soccer Les Willsey February 2, 2011

Patience pays off for Carl Hayden boys soccer team
Falcons defeat Central 1-0 in first round of the Class 5A Division II state tournament.
Soccer Don Ketchum February 2, 2011

Balanced scoring continues to keep Pinnacle at No. 1
Pioneers earn key Class 5A Division II boys basketball victory on the road, 72-62, over Chaparral.
Basketball Don Ketchum February 1, 2011

Chandler girls hoops sweep Hamilton behind Newton, Anderson
Chandler continued its roll in girls basketball Tuesday night. For the second time in two weeks that meant knocking off neighbor to the south - Hamilton. The Wolves got 31 points inside from Je Zhe Newton and Raven Anderson and gradually wore down the host Huskies, 72--55, in a battle for the top spot in the 5A Fiesta Region.
Basketball Les Willsey February 1, 2011

2011 Arizona prep football D-I signees, EV-Southern Arizona
Football Les Willsey February 1, 2011

5A-I Central, Fiesta feature region-title matchups Feb. 1
Basketball Les Willsey January 31, 2011

5A, 4A state soccer tournaments open Tuesday, Wednesday
A consolidation of sites is the new wrinkle for the first and second rounds of the 5A and 4A boys and girls state soccer tournaments that begin Tuesday and Wednesday across the state.
Soccer Les Willsey January 30, 2011

Basketball opponents rarely solve puzzle Welles creates
Senior from Barry Goldwater High is a powerful scorer and rebounder.
Basketball Don Ketchum January 30, 2011

Gilbert Christian girls unfazed by 2-point second quarter
Team rallies to defeat Valley Lutheran 39-35.
Basketball Don Ketchum January 28, 2011

Gilbert Christian boys playing with more resolve than ever
Knights overcome rare double-digit deficit in first half to defeat Valley Lutheran in basketball 69-55.
Basketball Don Ketchum January 28, 2011

Mesa High holds fast to hot start, tops Brophy Prep, 79-72
Mesa High is not taking the 5A Fiesta Region by storm in boys basketball if final scores are the indicator. The wins, however, continue to pile up for the Jackrabbits. With almost a wire-to-wire performance on Friday night, Mesa used a torrid start at both ends of the floor to post a 79-72 victory over visiting Brophy Prep.
Basketball Les Willsey January 28, 2011

Girls basketball teams raise cancer awareness
Deer Valley and Goldwater will wear pink on Jan. 28 and Feb. 15.
Basketball Don Ketchum January 28, 2011

Raymond S. Kellis boys earn more valuable power points
Big fourth quarter gives Cougars a 63-54 road win over Liberty.
Basketball / Baseball Don Ketchum January 27, 2011

Perry claims 5A EV boys soccer title outright with shutout
Perry High tried to douse coach Jim Vanney with a victory bath moments after the Pumas dispatched Westwood in boys soccer Thursday night. Vanney barely got his jacket wet as the Pumas\\\\\\\' aim was poor. It was one of the rare times Perry misfired.
Soccer Les Willsey January 27, 2011

Can Mesquite boys hoops make 5A Central a three-team race?
Basketball Les Willsey January 27, 2011

Game at arena part of PCDS 50th anniversary celebration
Boys basketball team will play North Pointe Prep on Friday (Jan. 28) at 1:20 p.m.
Basketball Don Ketchum January 27, 2011

Assistants to ADs help events run smoothly
Lorin Marchese of Notre Dame Prep has always had a love of sports and has put that to use.
Soccer Don Ketchum January 27, 2011

Wirth, Bustos winding up stellar Seton girls hoop careers
Karen Self has often rested easy the last three-plus seasons watching her Seton Catholic girls basketball team rack up 99 victories. With two mainstays like Theresa Wirth and Kayla Bustos few if any sleep aids are needed.
Basketball Les Willsey January 27, 2011

Hat trick by Teran helps Notre Dame remain unbeaten
A 7-0 win over Paradise Valley likely will give Saints the No. 2 seed in the Class 4A Division II state tourney.
Soccer Don Ketchum January 26, 2011

Impressive runs by Highland, Hamilton in 5A girls soccer
Soccer Les Willsey January 26, 2011

Young Owls grab boys basketball win over Apollo
Agua Fria goes on 16-4 run over the final five minutes to earn a 61-53 Class 4A Division I non-region triumph.
Basketball Don Ketchum January 25, 2011

Corona del Sol turns tables on Mtn. View in boys basketball
Six weeks ago Mesa Mountain View put the clamps on Corona del Sol on the Aztecs home floor with a 49-40 win the night of the 5A state championship football games. On Tuesday night Corona returned the favor. With guard Calaen Robinson playing his best all-around game of the season and the Aztecs defense clogging the middle after the first 12 minutes or so, Corona seized control and beat the Toros, 50-43, in a 5A Central Region game at Toro Gym.
Football / Basketball Les Willsey January 25, 2011

Kendall Barrett goal paces CDS girls soccer past Salpointe
Corona del Sol girls soccer coach Matt Smith has seen it happen before and probably will see it again. Senior Night for the Aztecs and a senior normally not in the limelight steps into it. Monday evening that meant midfielder Kendall Barrett.
Soccer Les Willsey January 24, 2011

Competitive 2A girls hoops battle looms as January closes
Basketball Les Willsey January 24, 2011