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Collin Erickson tackles football competition in Europe
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Collin Erickson tackles football competition in Europe

June 17th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Brian Benesch, Sports Editor   The game of football has taken Collin Erickson all over the world. In just the past two years, he’s traveled from Gilbert to Iowa to Germany. Late last week, the Gilbert native and 2015...
Casteel High joins spring football showcase
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Casteel High joins spring football showcase

May 26th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Brian Benesch, Sports Editor   The idea was simple: host a joint football practice so college scouts can watch as many local high school players as possible. The execution was the tricky part. That’s where Red Mountain...
Chandler High girls track team wins state title
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Chandler High girls track team wins state title

May 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Brian Benesch, Sports Editor   Girls track and field programs from across the Valley gathered last week at Mesa Community College for the state finals, but the tournament showcased one special group of superstars – the...
Perry girls beach volleyball team captures first state title
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Perry girls beach volleyball team captures first state title

May 16th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By ERIC NEWMAN, Staff The Perry High School beach volleyball team stopped Millennium High School just short of perfection earlier this month, winning 4-1 in the A.I.A. Division 1 State Volleyball Championship Final. The loss was...
Seton coach Karen Self in a class of her own
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Seton coach Karen Self in a class of her own

May 11th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jake Trybulski, Contributor   Seton Catholic High School coach Karen Self casually struts by a packed trophy case with Sentinel accomplishments from over the years. The school has had success in multiple sports, but Self...
Seton Catholic Prep seniors to mark commencement
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Seton Catholic Prep seniors to mark commencement

May 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Seton Catholic Preparatory graduating seniors soon will celebrate a milestone and gear up for promising futures during a faith-filled commencement. Nearly 130 Seton seniors are expected...
School may last longer now as walkout ends
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School may last longer now as walkout ends

May 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services and Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor   A tumultuous two weeks in school districts across Chandler and the state came to an end May 3 after Republican lawmakers pushed through –...
Jaycob Brugman hopes to become a MLB regular
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Jaycob Brugman hopes to become a MLB regular

April 26th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
The old saying in baseball revolves around having a cup of coffee in the major leagues. It means a young player gets a whiff of pro ball and is back down in the minors in an instant. Chandler native and former Desert Vista High...
Perry girls conquering in beach volleyball
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Perry girls conquering in beach volleyball

April 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By ERIC NEWMAN Staff The Perry High School beach volleyball team has started out the season as hot as the sand it plays on. As of earlier this week, the Pumas are 10-1 and are looking like one of the best teams in Arizona,...
Chandler girl wins big at invitational swim meet
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Chandler girl wins big at invitational swim meet

March 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF When Skylar Debnam’s coach praises her work ethic as a competitive swimmer, it’s no exaggeration. The 14-year-old Chandler girl wakes up at 3:45 a.m. twice a week so her parents can drive her to the...