Les Willsey
Staff Writer, AZPreps365.com

The first basketball experience Kyle Bingham encountered at Mesa Mountain View -- getting cut from the freshman summer team. Bingham had not shown up religiously at open gyms after playing with Poston Junior High as a freshman. That did not bode well for his chances of making the Toros junior varsity once his sophomore year began in the fall of 2008. Bingham, however, was not overly concerned. As he puts it, \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"I have always felt I was meant to play basketball.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"
Stories Les Willsey January 4, 2011

Oozing with tradition, Archbishop Moeller, Ohio and Mesa Mountain View,were the final matchup of the 2010 VisitMesa.com Basketball Challenge. The teams did not disappoint. Sporting unbeaten records in the tournament and for the season, the teams gave fans a fitting marquee matchup as Moeller trimmed Mountain View, 36-35, in a classic defensive battle at Toro Gym.

It was an uphill battle all the way for Corona del Sol on Wednesday night in its bid to reach the finals of the McClintock Holiday Shootout. And it took help from more players than usual to make up what once was a 14-point deficit in the second period. The Aztecs finally took the lead with a little more than four minutes left and hung on to edge Brophy, 53-47, at McClintock High School.
Stories Les Willsey December 29, 2010

It did not take long for the Visitmesa.com Arizona Basketball Challenge to get going with some tight contests. St. Marys withstood poor free-throw shooting late in regulation and a technical foul that opened the door for Sunnyslope to tie the game in the final seconds, but the Knights prevailed, 85-78, in double overtime in the first game of Monday\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s first round at Mountain View High School.
Stories Les Willsey December 27, 2010

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