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State cracking down on unsanctioned events
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State cracking down on unsanctioned events

July 18th, 2019 | by development
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor The Boxing & MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Commission has been cracking down on unsanctioned combat sporting events since it was established under the Arizona Department of Gaming in 2015. The...
Community college offers personal training degree
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Community college offers personal training degree

July 18th, 2019 | by development
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Students looking to jump into a career in personal training will now have a chance to obtain a highly sought after certification at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. CGCC announced on June 24 it...
Golf, softball: Andersen siblings have it covered
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Golf, softball: Andersen siblings have it covered

July 9th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Matthew Roy Cronkite News Abby and Mason Andersen have a lot in common. They are siblings. They are star athletes at Arizona State. And, said their dad, they are best friends. “They are super close,” Richard Andersen said....
Gold’s Gym makes return to East Valley
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Gold’s Gym makes return to East Valley

July 9th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor It’s been nearly five years since the last Gold’s Gym location in the East Valley changed ownership and rebranded under a different name. But thanks to Jad Awale, a 29-year-old fitness enthusiast,...
Cardinals’ camps aim to enlighten Arizona youth
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Cardinals’ camps aim to enlighten Arizona youth

July 9th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor The Arizona Cardinals have long made it a priority to make a difference in the youth across Arizona through camps. Several times throughout the year, the Cardinals’ community relations department...
Former football player, Hamilton coach pens book
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Former football player, Hamilton coach pens book

June 13th, 2019 | by development
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The road from homelessness to motivational speaker took Norris Thomas through the heartache of a homeless teen and the triumph of sports-related accomplishments. Along the way was a side trip as he searched...
Spring wrap-up: Chandler schools impressed
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Spring wrap-up: Chandler schools impressed

June 13th, 2019 | by development
By Zach Alvira, STSN Sports Editor Champions have been crowned, seniors have graduated and fall prep sports teams have begun preparations for the upcoming season in August. Now that the school year has officially come to a close,...
Nike GBAC 7-on-7 maintains success in 7th year
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Nike GBAC 7-on-7 maintains success in 7th year

June 13th, 2019 | by development
By Zach Alvira, STSN Sports Editor The end of the school year signals the start of summer football training for high schools all across Arizona, as many begin workout programs and field work throughout the week. While some teams...
Chandler High football ready to roll
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Chandler High football ready to roll

June 3rd, 2019 | by STSN Staff
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor The Chandler High School football program faced uncertainty after winning its third straight state title last season. Shaun Aguano, who led the Wolves to four state championships during his tenure as...
Chandler reigns supreme at state track meet
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Chandler reigns supreme at state track meet

May 16th, 2019 | by development
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor If Chandler High School senior Morgan Foster wanted to make a statement at the final meet of her prep career, she accomplished her goal. The Stanford University signee dominated on the track for the...