A couple of pitchers got the nod for this year’s Gatorade baseball and softball honors. One of them, Wes Kath, earned the Gatorade Arizona Baseball Player of the Year recognition … Read More
The arrival of the annual high school baseball all-star game is a sure sign that we’re beginning another summer in Arizona. And this year, it signals something more important. It … Read More
To bring home its 6A state baseball championship, Liberty High School did exactly what it had been doing during its 19-game winning streak. The Lions scored 10 runs against Alhambra … Read More
While pitching is still the key to a winning baseball season, and a deep run in the playoffs, there seems to be a renewed emphasis on offense this year in … Read More
High school sports programs throughout Arizona are still in a holding pattern, waiting for the AIA-mandated dates for practices to begin for the fall season. But that doesn’t mean there … Read More
The odds are really stacked against any high school winning a national championship, in any sport.
It’s generally accepted that an important benefit to youth sports is the character it builds in the participating athletes.
Hundreds of professional and college scouts dotted the bleachers during the six-day Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif., getting a good look at a handful of Arizona high school … Read More
The tragic story of Chris Moon ended yesterday when family and friends said their last goodbyes to a local sports hero who set aside a promising baseball career to enlist … Read More
The summer months hardly qualify as “off-season” any more, as high school sports teams use the time to travel around the country, testing their mettle against teams from other states. … Read More