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High school band must find a way to play on without longtime volunteer known as 'Grandpa'  AZCentral

Ken Davis volunteered to chaperone his daughter's Marcos de Niza High School band camp in 1986. He kept volunteering for the next 30 years.

Memorial for Ken Davis, longtime Marcos De Niza High marching band volunteer

Ken Davis was remembered at a *service* at Marcos De Niza High School in Tempe. Davis spent nearly 30 years volunteering for the school's marching band, ...

3 Tempe schools placed on modified lockdown

Three schools in Tempe were placed in modified lockdown Friday afternoon while police searched for a suspected car thief.

Mesa teen finds the right fit at Tempe's Marcos de Niza High School

Mesa teen uses Arizona's open enrollment to find a better fit at Marcos de Niza High School in Tempe.

ASU’s N’Keal Harry and Washington’s Byron Murphy meet for the first time on Saturday night in Seattle  AZFamily

Saturday night's showdown in Seattle will be headlined by two former teammates.

Salpointe Catholic is one win away from its third straight state volleyball title  Arizona Daily Star

Lancers beat Tempe Marcos de Niza Saturday night, will take on top-seeded Phoenix Greenway in Monday night's final.

Paul Moro, Arizona's all-time winningest football coach, says he's been fired  USA TODAY High School Sports

Paul Moro, who has the most all-time Arizona high school football coaching wins, said he was fired as head coach at Tempe Marcos de Niza.

Flagstaff falls at state, 8-3, to Marcos de Niza  Arizona Daily Sun

Playing with heavy hearts after the loss of their teammate just days ago, the No. 11 Flagstaff Eagles (12-6) fell to the No. 6 Marcos de Niza Padres (14-4), 8-3,

'We're assuming the worst': Arizona schools target youth vaping in wake of FDA crackdown  AZCentral

The Tempe Union High School District launched a 'Vanish the Vape' program and the state of Arizona is about to start an anti-vaping campaign, too.

Marcos de Niza to receive grant to rebuild football field  USA TODAY High School Sports

Tempe Marcos de Niza's football field will be refurbished thanks to the Cardinals and the NFL Foundation Grassroots Program.

Student arrested in Marcos de Niza High bathroom arson

A 15-year-old boy was arrested Friday on suspicion of starting the fire in a boy's restroom at the Tempe Marcos de Niza High School, police said.

Tempe teacher suspected of misconduct with student

A Tempe Marcos de Niza High School math teacher and cheerleading coach is on administrative leave while the Tempe Union High School District investigates ...

Tempe Marcos de Niza guard Mason Stark sets Arizona record for consecutive free throws  USA TODAY High School Sports

The pressure is off. Now, when the Division II boys basketball tournament begins next Thursday, Tempe (Ariz.) Marcos de Niza junior guard Mason Stark can ...

Andres Adan Barraza | Meet The Ld18 Candidates  Ahwatukee Foothills News

NAME: Andres Adan Barraza. Age: 34. Immediate family: Amanda Molina (Mother) Miguel Barraza (Father) Nerina Gutierrez (Sister) Darian Barraza (Brother) ...

Ex-Mtn. Pointe assistant settles in as Marcos football coach  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Eric Lauer seems to have found a home as Marcos de Niza High School's new football coach.

Coach Moro: A legend passes  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — Former Blue Ridge football coach Paul Moro died at his home in Gilbert on Saturday after suffering a stroke.

Marcos de Niza receives grant for new field from NFL, Cardinals  East Valley Tribune

The Marcos de Niza football team will have a new field to play on next season, thanks to a $100000 grant from the NFL Foundation and the Local Initiatives ...

Marcos de Niza K Krysten Muir making history in state football playoffs

Playoff football pressure mounts, and right in the middle of it is a girl, Krysten Muir.

Renowned former Blue Ridge football coach suffers stroke  White Mountain Independent

Paul Moro was not in the habit of taking credit for his many successes.

Veterans Day events: Where and how to celebrate in metro Phoenix  AZCentral

From parades to museum exhibits, there's a plethora of ways to celebrate the sacrifices and contributions of veterans the weekend of Nov. 11.

Bordow: Fox News slams Corona del Sol on patriotism

On Friday morning, there were reports that the Tempe Corona del Sol administration was asking students not to wear anything “patriotic” for its game later that ...

Micah Olson gets behind the bar of Arizona Distilling Co.'s new cocktail lounge

The Old Walrus Lounge is now open at Arizona Distilling Co., and features tastings, flights and cocktails crafted by veteran mixologist Micah Olson.

Armed robbery suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Tempe  AZFamily

An armed robbery suspect who barricaded himself in a Tempe senior living center after being shot by police Wednesday morning has died.

Tempe Union, Kyrene board races take shape | Az Community Politics  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The makeup of both school boards that impact Ahwatukee will change in January after two members on each of them have decided not to file for re-election.

Bordow: Paul Moro gets record-breaking 332nd win

Paul Moro won his 332nd game Friday, becoming Arizona's all-time winningest high school football coach.

Score FREE trees that can make buildings up to 20 degrees cooler, and cut down the energy bill!  ABC15 Arizona

Did you know that you can plant savings with shade trees? A member of the Salt River Project told us that a fully-grown tree can help reduce the annual energy ...

JROTC hosts ceremony to remember veterans | East Valley Local News  East Valley Tribune

Early Friday morning at Marcos de Niza High School, a mass of flags and colors flooded the school's gym, all to celebrate and remember the members of the ...

Tempe Union earns straight A's  Arizona Republic

Kyrene Elementary earned an A on it's state report card. Tempe Elementary got a B.

A high school football rivalry and the Donald Trump controversy that wasn't  USA TODAY High School Sports

Well, this has gotten conservatives fired up, regardless of whether it's true or not: You can't ban students from wearing red, white and blue to a high school ...

Thousands take part in walk-ins at schools statewide  Arizona Education News Service

Thousands of parents, teachers, students and community members took part in walk-ins at schools statewide on Wednesday morning before classes started to ...

Veterans are showered with love by Tempe parade crowd

Families, veterans and supporters from the community lined the streets for the Tempe Veterans Day Parade.

Phoenix police ID 17-year-old girl found dead in alley

Phoenix police said the body found in a South Phoenix alley Monday morning was that of a 17-year-old girl who appeared to have been beaten to death.

Meet 5 new Tempe school principals for 2014-15

Five Tempe elementary and high schools will have new principals in August.

Arizona high school baseball 2017 state tournaments

This is the 2017 AIA state baseball tournaments schedule.

Tempe native dives into first Olympics  Cronkite News

Sam Dorman, a Tempe native who trains in synchronized diving at the University of Miami, is competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Arizona Student Killed in Love Triangle Involving Math Teacher  FOXNews

An 18-year-old high school student caught with his 48-year-old math teacher in her bedroom was stabbed to death by her boyfriend, who was himself a former ...

That's a 'wrap!' Young artist's winning design wraps city bus, light rail train  AZFamily

The Valley Metro Art Contest has a winner, and her design will be adorning a Phoenix city bus and a light rail train for a whole year.

FDA warning comes late amid EV vaping epidemic  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Smoking in the boy's room has morphed into vaping in the boys and girls' room as the national e-cigarette vaping epidemic engulfs East Valley schools ...

Suchstyles: Using graffiti for good | Get Out  East Valley Tribune

If you're familiar with the history and chronology of Arizona street art, you need no introduction to Suchstyles – the godfather of Arizona graffiti.

ASU Gammage hosts High School Musical Theater Awards  Arizona State University

ASU Gammage hosted the annual High School Musical Theater Awards where two local students to were selected to compete in the national Jimmy Awards in ...

Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...

Dramatic week ends with Marana picking NAU grad assistant as new football coach  Arizona Daily Star

Louie Ramirez replaces Andy Litten, who left following breakthrough season.

Love triangle killer gets 10 years | Chandler  East Valley Tribune

The man who stabbed an 18-year-old Chandler El Dorado High School student to death after he caught him in bed with his girlfriend and former math teacher ...

Jimmy Eat World, Mary-Louise Parker and other notable East Valley residents

What do Jimmy Eat World and The Gin Blossoms have in common? They both hail from the East Valley of Arizona.

Holiday family fun: Fantasy of Lights Parade, Scottsdazzle, Turkey Trot  AZCentral

Ring in the holidays this weekend with a holiday parade, Scottsdale tree-lighting, craft bazaar and turkey trot.

It's sink or swim for Tempe students' projects

A group of Tempe high school engineering and physics students got raced boats made entirely of cardboard and duct tape Thursday, as part of a school project.

Where teens can get FREE school supplies, hygiene products, clothes and more!  ABC15 Arizona

Education is a big expense for families, and some might not have the cash to pay for all the extra things that go with schooling. That is where THREADZ comes in ...

Best High School Teacher | Anna Rodriguez | Best of Ahwatukee 2014  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Best High School Teacher. Anna Rodriguez. Basic Sophomore English. Desert Vista High School. 16440 S. 32nd St. (480) 706-7900.

Students provide insight into why equity is important  Arizona Education News Service

At a glance, Jacob Chevalier, Krysten Muir, Kiki Perry and Dairany Blanco-Flores appear to have little in common but their age, but they share something deeply ...

Three Kyrene teachers earn rare board certification | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Three Kyrene teachers, including two who teach in Ahwatukee schools, have earned certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards ...

High school football notes: Jerry Rice's son starting own path at Hamilton

Brenden Rice, a wide receiver on Chandler Hamilton's freshman team, is considered a can't-miss prospect. And that's not because his father is Hall of Famer ...

USA Baseball makes Horizon coach Eric Kibler sport development contributor  AZCentral

Scottsdale Horizon baseball coach Eric Kibler, who made news Friday when he talked publicly for the first time about how he is being pushed out by ...

Rodney Hu of Arizona Distilling Company on His Go-To Places For Hot Dogs, Dim Sum, and More  Phoenix New Times

Hu is a founding member of the Arizona Distilling Company, the Tempe-based micro distillery that produced the first locally-distilled spirit in the Phoenix metro ...

Tempe Union board hopefuls explain qualifications for your vote  Ahwatukee Foothills News


Tempe students meet with police to dispel growing stereotypes  Cronkite News

Tempe Union High School District invited officers from the Tempe Police Department to share their experiences in the wake of growing distrust for police.

Phoenix St. Mary's football all business under new coach Tommy Brittain

The first thing new coach Tommy Brittain did when he arrived at Phoenix St. Mary's weight room two months ago was turn off the music.

High schools in the East Valley | East Valley Education News  East Valley Tribune

Thousands of students attend district schools in Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler and Tempe. Classes for Chandler Unified School District and Queen Creek Unified ...

School options: How to select a school in Arizona for your athlete

Arizona is home to robust athletics programs across district, charter and private schools, giving students the chance to compete throughout the year.

Driven to success: Dunn is Horizon Honor's 1st Flinn scholar  East Valley Tribune

Only 20 high school seniors out of 791 applicants in Arizona received the Flinn scholarship this year. Kara Dunn, a Tempe resident and senior at Horizon ...

John Rodriguez, Pete Wahlheim among high school football coaching moves

At least six Valley high schools will fill head football coaching vacancies this offseason, after losing coaches for a variety of reasons at the end of the regular ...

Arizona high school football Player of the Year watch list

With the regular season in the books and the playoffs about to heat up, this is a good time to look at 10 players with Player of the Year resumes. This year is more ...

Williams Field football a model of consistency under coach Steve Campbell

Steve Campbell towers over his Gilbert Williams Field football team at 6 feet, 8 inches.

Married math teacher and cheerleading coach who 'had sex with student' won't be charged because he was 18 at t  Daily Mail

Marcos de Niza High School math teacher Brooke Hesson has been placed on administrative leave by the Tempe Union High School District in Arizona.

Brophy Prep's Josh Benjamin breaks barriers as valedictorian

Phoenix Brophy Prep will hold its graduation for the 2016 class on Saturday morning with Josh Benjamin standing tall and proud on the stage.

American Family Insurance ALL-USA Arizona baseball team 2017, Sports Awards Baseball Athlete and Coach of the Year

See the AZCSA Big and Small School Athletes and Coaches of the Year with the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Arizona Baseball, all-conference teams.

Finding homes: Quarterbacks enjoy success after moving schools

Three quarterbacks step into their own at smaller schools.

Jacob Blackburn finds football 40 miles away

Jacob Blackburn just wanted to play one more football season, no matter how far it took him. Unable to enroll at his neighborhood school, Buckeye Verrado, ...

Arizona teens win chance to be recorded at Gilbert studio  East Valley Tribune

Near the microphones in a Gilbert recording studio, two Arizona teens tested out different guitars as they prepared for their individual recording sessions – a ...

Therapy dogs make school easier for disabled Arizona kids

A check with Valley school officials shows that at least 11 districts or charter schools have therapy or *service* dogs on school campuses this school year.

Three area teams make basketball playoffs | Local Sports News  Nogales International

The Rio Rico boys basketball team qualified for the state 4A Conference tournament as the No. 6 seed and will host No. 11 Marcos de Niza High School of ...

Tempe craft distillery partners with Four Peaks  Arizona Republic

For years, big-name distilleries have dominated the market, but now, craft distilleries, which specialize in smaller-batch, handcrafted spirits, are increasing at an ...

Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...

Saguaro’s football program benefits from sponsorship with adidas

Sponsorships of high school sports by local businesses are common, but in recent years big name apparel companies like Nike, Under Armour and adidas have ...

Homeless to hopeful: Lakel Davis finds his footing back at Alhambra

It is 3 in the morning in July, and the kid they call "Lucky" steps off a Greyhound bus in Phoenix, carrying his life's belongings in two duffel bags and wearing a ...

Join the azcentral Virtual School Fair, Nov. 17-21

The free azcentral Virtual School Fair will connect parents with middle-school and high-school representatives to discuss options for the 2016-17 year.

Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.

ASU Alumni Association welcomes new class of 30 Medallion Scholars  Arizona State University

The Medallion Scholarship program, the Alumni Association's signature scholarship initiative, incorporates components of leadership, scholarship and *service*.

Future Sun Devil Families program prepares high school students for college  Arizona State University

Arizona State University is accepting registrations this month for students and families to participate in the Future Sun Devil Families program. The program ...

Bordow: Booster club paid Centennial volunteer coaches

Peoria Centennial football coach Richard Taylor was suspended one game after it was found volunteer coaches were paid by booster club.

Arizona Corp. Commission: Nearly 1,000 properties at risk of gas leaks, shutoff  AZFamily

SCOTTSDALE (3TV/CBS 5) - It's been nearly a month since the more than 100 seniors at Riviera 55+ Mobile Home Park have been without gas.

Arizona distillery wins at stiff competition

Arizona Distilling Company awarded four medals at San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

ASU ROTC cadet receives memorial scholarship named for Marine  Arizona State University

It was the desire to serve her country that attracted Arizona State University senior Miranda Beck to military *service*. Now in her fourth year as a cadet in the Army ...

Cesar Chavez football players to be featured on ESPN's Monday Night Football

aveen Cesar Chavez High football players are ready to see themselves on national television during ESPN's broadcast of Monday Night Football when the ...

Chad DeGrenier steps down as football coach at Mesa Mountain View

After a second consecutive three-win season at Mesa Mountain View, Chad DeGrenier has resigned as football coach, the school said.

Christy Ann Fornoff's murder not easily forgotten | East Valley Local News  East Valley Tribune

For many of us who lived in the Valley at the time of her senseless murder, the name Christy Ann Fornoff instantly recalls a time when an entire community was.

Arizona high school QB sets state records in 96-74 loss

Phoenix Washington senior Mario Armendarez passed for 756 yards and 10 touchdowns -- both 11-man state records -- in a loss Friday night.

Postino East set to open in downtown Gilbert Monday  East Valley Tribune

The owner of the Valley-based Postino WineCafe family is hoping to add some charm to the heart of downtown Gilbert with the opening of another destination ...

Story, videos: Ashley Isaac competes, repeats as Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo queen  Apache Junction Independent

(Above are 2018 Lost Dutchman Days senior teen queen competitor Monti Mongold, 2018 junior teen queen competitor Summer Simpson and Jaelee ...

Valley senior's promposal goes viral

A Valley senior is raising the bar for all other high schoolers out there when it comes to asking someone to prom.

Scottsdale Christian's Gibbs learns from a legend

Chuck Gibbs has his dad, Alex, a respected NFL offensive line coach, to lean on during his high school season.

Bordow: Desert Vista's Dan Hinds true to self

Desert Vista football coach Dan Hinds won't compromise his standards for a few victories.

Camelback football coach Justin Watson resigns, citing lack of support

Justin Watson resigned as head football at Phoenix Camelback on Wednesday, Athletic Director Steven Kuipers confirmed.

Baboquivari football ends 68-game losing streak with 1st win since 2008

The mailing address is Sells, but the high school is off Indian Route 19, mile marker 19.5 in a village called Topawa, a desert wasteland about an hour southwest ...

Miami-Globe Copper Kettle football game has new twist, interesting backstories

First, let's get straight to the breakthrough and history: Last week, Miami beat San Tan Foothills 40-14, clinching the school's first football sectional championship ...

Cesar Chavez crushes Carl Hayden, eyes Phoenix Union title

The move to Division III from Division I means a much less imposing regular-season schedule for Laveen Cesar Chavez, so coach Jim Rattay's team is trying to ...

Record 82000 students choose ASU  Arizona State University

Increases seen in transfers, international students and veterans. While college enrollments nationwide may have slowed in recent years, Arizona State ...

Baseball commissioner pushing changes to speed up games  Cronkite News

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred addresses the media prior to the start of Spring Training in Phoenix. (Photo by Kody Acevedo/Cronkite ...

Tucson 'prep school' didn't deliver on promises, football players say  Arizona Daily Star

A Tucson football program geared toward helping high school graduates prepare for college had some major fumbles in its first season, former players say.

Arizona Sports Awards Athletes of the Week

Each week, azcentral sports' Arizona Sports Awards, presented by Valley Chevy Dealers, honors a Male and Female Athlete of the Week, presented by ...

Tempe chamber honors Carr-Tenney Mortuary for 90 years as member - Phoenix Business Journal  Upstart

Carr-Tenney Mortuary, the oldest member of the Tempe Chamber of Commerce, has helped families deal with loss for more than 100 years. Once a privately ...

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