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Hamilton Fighting To Get Into Playoffs, Basha Hopes To Improve Seeding
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Hamilton Fighting To Get Into Playoffs, Basha Hopes To Improve Seeding

October 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Hamilton never has missed the high school football playoffs. For years, it was the Arizona big-school power. The final week of the regular season is here, and it’s not looking good for the Huskies this time. First-year Hamilton...
Colts Stampeding Like Wild Herd Of Old In First Year In 5A
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Colts Stampeding Like Wild Herd Of Old In First Year In 5A

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Joel Viss Contributor Opening with a loss is never a good thing, especially when expectations are high for a new team in a tough division. Casteel, up to 5A after an undefeated 3A state-title season in 2017, met Centennial,...
Chandler High Football Gets A Big Boost From A New Big Guy
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Chandler High Football Gets A Big Boost From A New Big Guy

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Eric Newman Staff Midway through its quest for a third consecutive big-school state title, just what Chandler High’s loaded football team didn’t seem to need was another weapon. A big weapon. They got one, nevertheless,...
Chandler Prep Football Teams Prepare For Closing Half Of Season
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Chandler Prep Football Teams Prepare For Closing Half Of Season

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor It’s halftime in the 2018 high school football season, and several Chandler schools still have realistic hopes of making the playoffs. Here’s a look as they embark on the closing half of the...
Basha Re-Establishing Winning Culture Under New Coach Mcdonald
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Basha Re-Establishing Winning Culture Under New Coach Mcdonald

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor It’s been three years since the Basha High football program was last in the playoffs, and four since it last posted a winning record. The Bears went 3-7 each of the last two seasons, with a...
Hey, bubba, at Perry it’s hubba-hubba, Chubba
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Hey, bubba, at Perry it’s hubba-hubba, Chubba

September 29th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Joel Viss, Contributing Writer Quarterback battles take place in football every summer, often without a unanimous winner going into fall camp. Going into spring camp, Perry High’s competition was no different as Chubba Purdy...
Perry High badminton swinging for  a state-title repeat
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Perry High badminton swinging for a state-title repeat

September 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Eric Newman, Staff Writer The celebration of the 2017 state championship was bittersweet for the Perry High badminton team. Elated to go 18-0 and claim the school’s first state title, there was an overwhelming feeling that...
Proper Breathing Is Important During Exercise
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Proper Breathing Is Important During Exercise

September 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Sithari Edirisooriya, Guest Writer You’ve been doing it countless times every day. You’re doing it right now. Chances are, you are doing it all wrong. Breathing is basic, but do you really need instructions? When it comes...
Young Stars On The Links
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Young Stars On The Links

September 16th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Mahanth Chirravuri of Chandler, center, edged out fellow Chandler resident Ryan Macpherson, left, (69-67) with a par on the first playoff hole to take the Chandler City Junior Championship at 8-under-par 136 (67-69). Runner up...
Love for sneakers has given birth to a fan community
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Love for sneakers has given birth to a fan community

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Nate Fain, Cronkite News J Carrillo’s house is covered in sneakers. Some pairs are scattered across the floor, permissible to be kicked out of the way by his girlfriend. Others have been worn once or twice and are stored in...