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Chandler High football gets new head coach
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Chandler High football gets new head coach

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By Zack Alvira Sports Editor   The Chandler High football program has tabbed co-offensive coordinator Rick Garretson to be its next head coach, school officials confirmed this week. “Chandler High School is proud to...
Strong senior class puts Hamilton soccer in state-title race
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Strong senior class puts Hamilton soccer in state-title race

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor   Channing Chasten and Jonas Votaw are used to hearing their names called by the public-address announcer at Hamilton High soccer games. When they heard their names on Jan. 25, though, it was...
Shaun Aguano leaves Chandler High to become RB coach at Arizona State
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Shaun Aguano leaves Chandler High to become RB coach at Arizona State

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Chandler High is searching for a football coach, school officials confirmed, after legendary Shaun Aguano resigned to accept an assistant-coaching position under Herm Edwards at Arizona State...
Huskies’ Hockey Team Freezing The Attitude, Netting Early Success
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Huskies’ Hockey Team Freezing The Attitude, Netting Early Success

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By Carson Roberts Contributing Writer Having lost many of his top performers to graduation, Hamilton High hockey coach Tim Newlin saw it as an opportunity to mold a younger team in a way he couldn’t with one loaded with...
East Valley Athletes Gravitating To BenU Mesa Sports Programs
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East Valley Athletes Gravitating To BenU Mesa Sports Programs

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor A hidden gem in downtown Mesa is becoming a destination for East Valley high school athletes who might not be NCAA Division I candidates but who are eager to continue playing at the collegiate level...
Dogs Cozy Up To Canine Lovers At Chandler Business
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Dogs Cozy Up To Canine Lovers At Chandler Business

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor People looking for a cozy place where their dogs can play and get pampered by experts on their furry, four-legged friends have a new canine daycare and boarding business in Chandler to turn to....
Coyotes’ Give Back With Grant To Prep Hockey League, Teams
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Coyotes’ Give Back With Grant To Prep Hockey League, Teams

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By Carson Roberts Contributing Writer Hockey in the desert. It’s one of the coldest sports in the world now played in one of the hottest places on the planet. The National Hockey League has followed in the footsteps of its...
East Valley Athletes Pedaling Into Interscholastic Cycling
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East Valley Athletes Pedaling Into Interscholastic Cycling

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor It is a scenic mountain-bike ride along desert trails, but it is not necessarily leisurely. A unique sport, interscholastic bicycling, including high school athletes from schools across the East...
Brooks carries Wolves across finish line of long journey
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Brooks carries Wolves across finish line of long journey

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By Michael Carpenter, Contributing Writer With two state championship rings already, DeCarlos Brooks entered the 6A state-championship football game with a new role for the third straight year. Contributing mostly on defense...
Although Perry fell short, it established itself among elite 6A programs
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Although Perry fell short, it established itself among elite 6A programs

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By Joel Viss Contributing Writer It started with a quarterback battle in the scorching heat of July and quickly took an unexpected turn when an injury put one of its most explosive playmakers, D’Shayne James, on the sideline...