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Chandler teen’s helmet invention earns STEM prize
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Chandler teen’s helmet invention earns STEM prize

November 17th, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Zach Alvira Arizonan Sports Editor A partially blind Chandler teen took his love for football and turned it into a national project that earned him second-place honors and $2,000 toward a STEM camp of his choice next summer....
Wyatt Chapman excelling in golf, academics at Casteel
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Wyatt Chapman excelling in golf, academics at Casteel

November 17th, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Miles Aronson Contributing Writer Whether it’s great performances on the golf course or outstanding academic achievements, Casteel sophomore Wyatt Chapman does it all. Within his sophomore class, Chapman is ranked fourth in...
Arizona Jaguars have chance to play in youth nationals
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Arizona Jaguars have chance to play in youth nationals

November 17th, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Zach Alvira Arizonan Sports Editor A Valley youth football team has received the opportunity of a lifetime, as it will fly to Florida in early December to compete for a national championship at the 12U level. The Arizona...
Chandler athlete leads ASU vote drive
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Chandler athlete leads ASU vote drive

October 20th, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Zach Alvira Arizonan Sports Editor Arizona State softball player Olivia Miller, a Chandler native and Corona del Sol grad, is trying to ensure Arizona State University athletes and staff vote Nov. 3. The 20-year-old outfielder...
AIA adjusts metric, clears way for football to begin
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AIA adjusts metric, clears way for football to begin

September 20th, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor After months of speculation, worry, optimism and most importantly, stress surrounding the Arizona high school football season, it seems all systems are a go. The Arizona Interscholastic Association...
Valley Christian unveils state-of-art weight room
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Valley Christian unveils state-of-art weight room

September 20th, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Valley Christian High School has long had one of the best athletic programs in the state, especially in the small-school conferences. But despite the school’s success, Valley Christian lacked...
AIA releases updated fall sports schedule
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AIA releases updated fall sports schedule

August 9th, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Zach Alvira Arizonan Sports Editor The future of fall sports in Arizona became clearer Wednesday afternoon as the Arizona Interscholastic Association released a revised schedule following a special Executive Board meeting....
Rangers’ Woodward focuses on outreach in Arizona
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Rangers’ Woodward focuses on outreach in Arizona

June 14th, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Cole Bailey Cronkite News The 2019 season was Chris Woodward’s first as manager of the Texas Rangers, but his leadership style was years in the making. He was looking forward to employing more of those lessons in his second...
Valley Christian welcomes athletes back to campus
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Valley Christian welcomes athletes back to campus

May 31st, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Zach Alvira Arizonan Sports Editor Valley Christian High School began welcoming student athletes back to campus this past week as part of a phased reopening plan announced by school administrators on Tuesday, May 26. The plan...
Chandler Little Leagues postpone season until May
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Chandler Little Leagues postpone season until May

April 3rd, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Zach Alvira Arizonan Sports Editor The coronavirus outbreak has impacted Little League baseball and softball leagues across the East Valley. Little League International announced play would be suspended until at least May 11...