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Perry Reclaims Badminton State Title With New Lineup
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Perry Reclaims Badminton State Title With New Lineup

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By Eric Newman STSN Staff Writer As the Perry High badminton players hugged each other on the court in celebration, it was clear both the present and future look bright for the program. Two Pumas underclassmen claimed the 2018...
Perry Golfer Christopherson’s Legacy Coming To The Fore
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Perry Golfer Christopherson’s Legacy Coming To The Fore

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor For as long as he can remember, golf has been a part of Perry High senior Caden Christopherson’s life. He began learning the game after his father, Eric, retired from professional baseball and began...
Chandler Offense Loaded With Receiving Weapons For Qb Conover
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Chandler Offense Loaded With Receiving Weapons For Qb Conover

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By Zach Alvira STSN Sports Editor There is a reason why the Chandler High football team is favored to win the 6A state championship for the third straight season. From the coaching staff, led by Shaun Aguano, to the abundance of...
Sun Lakes Methodist To Hold Annual Cookie Walk
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Sun Lakes Methodist To Hold Annual Cookie Walk

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By Linda Gercken Guest Writer As cooler autumn days arrive, our church ladies fire up their ovens and begin baking holiday goodies. On Saturday, Dec. 1, the Sun Lakes United Methodist Women will host their popular annual Cookie...
Hamilton’s Obarski: Good Student, Solid Guy – And Athletic, To Boot
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Hamilton’s Obarski: Good Student, Solid Guy – And Athletic, To Boot

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By Carson Roberts Contributor It was a typical high school homecoming dance, down to the DJ playing loud music. One student, Hamilton High senior Donovan Corn, recalled an amusing memory of the night. “Daniel Obarski throws the...
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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...