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AIA suspends sports for 2 weeks
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AIA suspends sports for 2 weeks

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By Zach Alvira AFN Sports Editor The Arizona Interscholastic Association announced Monday it was postponing all spring high school sports through Saturday, March 28 as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The decision...
Mesa wrestlers dominate at state meet
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Mesa wrestlers dominate at state meet

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By Brittany Bowyer, Tribune Contributing Writer Hundreds of wrestlers from all over Arizona flocked to the Findlay Toyota Event Center in Prescott Valley for the 2020 AIA State Wrestling Championships.  In one of the most...
Dobson girls aiming for region title, playoffs
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Dobson girls aiming for region title, playoffs

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By Brittany Bowyer, Tribune Contributing Writer The Dobson High School girls basketball team came out of the gate hot this season and have yet to slow down as the Mustangs are looking to make a statement in the 6A conference. ...
Local flag football teams compete in Florida at nationals
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Local flag football teams compete in Florida at nationals

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By Zach Alvira Arizonan Sports Editor   East Valley youth flag football teams traveled across the country to Florida this week to play in several national championship games.  The Elite, a team made up of 11 and...
Hamilton girls’ basketball using teamwork for run at title
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Hamilton girls’ basketball using teamwork for run at title

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By Brittany Bowyer, Arizonan Staff Writer Check stats for the Hamilton Huskies’ girls’ basketball team and not one specific player will jump off the sheet as the program’s All-Star. That’s not to say the girls who make up...
Local players return home for Cheez-It Bowl
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Local players return home for Cheez-It Bowl

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor College football bowl games have long been viewed as a reward for a program’s success throughout the season. A select few have more impact than others on a national stage, but each provide their own...
Chandler triumphs in inaugural Open championship
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Chandler triumphs in inaugural Open championship

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By Zach Alvira Tribune Sports Editor It was billed as arguably the biggest game in the history of high school football in Arizona. Top-ranked Chandler, the winner of the last three 6A Conference titles matched up against No. 3...
Synchronized skating team a first for Arizona
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Synchronized skating team a first for Arizona

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor It’s a sport that has rarely ever been seen in Arizona, and one that has never had a team representing the Grand Canyon State. That is, until now. The Ice Denettes, a synchronized skating team made...
Hamilton shines during state golf championships
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Hamilton shines during state golf championships

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Hamilton High School junior Johnny Walker and senior Joy Callinan shined at the Arizona Interscholastic Association Division I boys and girls golf championships Tuesday, as both captured individual...
Ex-NFL coach enjoys his Hamilton High gig
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Ex-NFL coach enjoys his Hamilton High gig

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By Tyler Henry Cronkite News Before Bob Wylie became a viral sensation on the HBO show “Hard Knocks,” he put together a long and storied career as a professional football coach. Wylie worked for six Division I schools...