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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...
8 athletes, 6 teams joining Chandler Sports Hall of Fame
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8 athletes, 6 teams joining Chandler Sports Hall of Fame

February 1st, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By GREG MACAFEE, Sports Editor Seven athletes and a coach will join the Chandler Sports Hall of the Fame when it conducts its 14th annual induction ceremony next week at the Chandler Center for the Arts. “We’re excited to...
Hamilton interim coach took tough job, honored by district
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Hamilton interim coach took tough job, honored by district

January 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Greg Macafee, Sports Editor When the Hamilton High School football program was turned over this past year due to a sexual assault scandal that has since resulted in the reassignment of former football coach Steve Belles,...
Seniors kick up their heels to celebrate SilverSneakers
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Seniors kick up their heels to celebrate SilverSneakers

December 17th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
BY COLLEEN SPARKS Staff Mature adults in Chandler and around the country have been lacing up their sneakers, stretching in  yoga classes and dancing pounds away over the last 25 years – in large part due to a local company....
Defending champ faces first-timer in all-Chandler title game
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Defending champ faces first-timer in all-Chandler title game

December 1st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Greg Macafee, Sports Editor For the third time in four years – and in the second-ever all-Chandler title game – the Chandler Wolves are heading to the 6A State Championship. This time around, though, they will be...
Sports-focused classes giving Chandler athletes a leg up
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Sports-focused classes giving Chandler athletes a leg up

November 23rd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By JACK HARRIS, Contirbutor The competitive stakes have been raised in high school athletics. The pursuit of even the most minuscule of advantages can warrant a change of action. The Chandler Unified School District has found a...
Concussion scares cause Chandler student to quit football
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Concussion scares cause Chandler student to quit football

November 3rd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Greg Macafee, Sports Editor This past summer, Chandler High senior Devin Shivers caught a pass out of the backfield during a 7-on-7 football game at Northern Arizona University and turned his head to start up field. “I...
Young artist’s foil creations on display at Arizona State Fair
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Young artist’s foil creations on display at Arizona State Fair

October 7th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski GetOut Editor Tamiko Azuma would have described her son, Sam Goldinger, as shy and quiet five years ago. He had very little interest in performing or showing off his artwork. But that was before he...