No one can say that Promise Amukamara hasn’t lived up to her name. She’s well into a lengthy and successful sports career, but shows promise of even greater achievements to … Read More
Leo Daschbach couldn’t have scripted a better senior season to close out one of the most honored high school cross country careers in Arizona history. And he used Memorial Day … Read More
The most important recruit Shane Burcor added to the Northern Arizona University men’s basketball program when he took it over last year might not have been a player. A good … Read More
The clouds had begun to lift and a little sunshine was poking through the gloom that has hovered over the Coronado High School girls’ basketball team for way too many … Read More
This is going to be a pivotal season for Graham Winkworth. But the Arizona State women’s soccer coach doesn’t know if he’s even going to have time to prepare for … Read More
(This is a continuation of yesterday’s Part I post…) When Hillcrest Prep debuted its national basketball program during the 2015-16 season, it was the only boys’ program of its kind … Read More
(This is Part I of a two-part article) We’ve all been watching the talent drain that has been taking its toll on college basketball, as an increasing number of the … Read More
College recruiting is hard work… long hours, lots of travel, and a humbling dose of rejection. It can become a major contributing factor to the burnout that some head coaches … Read More
Loree Payne may have found the formula that will enable the Northern Arizona University women’s basketball program to finally overcome its history of under-achieving mediocrity. The formula? Slow and steady … Read More
First, there was Marvin. He was followed by Deandre. And don’t forget Kyree. Marvin Bagley III and Deandre Ayton were both high school basketball players ranked No. 1 in the … Read More
The pandemic has forced the closure of high schools in Arizona, which means the spring sports programs were also cut short. But one activity across the sports landscape is progressing … Read More
‘Unfinished Business’ If the University of Arizona softball team hasn’t already thought of it, someone should suggest those two words as the slogan for next season. There are at least … Read More
Good news for Arizona State football fans: they can continue to enjoy the game-breaking skills of one of the school’s best-ever running backs. They will just need to take the … Read More
A recent story out of Queen Creek reminds us there is still one constant in high school sports. Unfortunately, it’s not cause for celebration. Rather, it’s part of the ugly … Read More
It was assumed several years ago that girls wrestling would have to take a lot of baby steps as it began on the road to acceptance as a recognized high … Read More
Hundreds of mourners packed into the All Saints Catholic Newman Center at Arizona State, braving the July heat of an Arizona summer in 2017, to pay final tribute to one … Read More
Two years ago, when Grant Gunnell was recruited out of St. Pius X High School in Houston, he was considered the future of the University of Arizona football program.
When Eric Heins stepped down from his position as Director of Cross Country and Track & Field at Northern Arizona University in 2017, he wrapped up his 10 years running the program with a national title.
It’s now a clean sweep at Grand Canyon University. There will be a completely different look when the 2020-21 basketball season gets underway.
It’s probably safe to assume that Adia Barnes is breathing easier these days.