Athletics

Meet Seventh Grader Athlete Tzeitel

  Tzeitel Sherrin is a seventh grade student at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School. She loves to play sports and is also very committed to her studies. Tzeitel plays all the sports at school (except for softball) and also participates in the school plays held each spring. Recently, Tzeitel placed 6th in her age group at the CYAA cross …

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PCDS Senior Loves all Things Swimming and Competing

  Harrison has a long history with Hubbard Family swim school beginning at six months old when he learned the basics of floating & breathing. Years of lessons followed and his love of the water naturally landed him on their summer recreational team. Fast forward to senior year of high school and he is captain of his team at Phoenix …

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Ty is a Leader on the Court and Field

  Ty is a junior at Phoenix Country Day School (PCDS), and the varsity soccer team’s goalie. He is a stalwart leader on campus, plays both soccer and basketball, and is a tremendous student. Maintaining a 3.8 GPA, he excels in his studies and has developed a passion for teaching. He hopes to move on to a college that will …

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Meet JMPS Vice President and Star Athlete, Miranda

  Miranda Barrios is a star student and athlete at James Madison Preparatory School, where she led her volleyball team through an undefeated season all the way to their state title appearance! In addition to volleyball, Miranda also plays basketball and soccer. As the student body Vice-President, Miranda is a leader on campus. She loves math, keeps her grades high …

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Horizon Honors High School Senior Talks About Her Passion for Volleyball

  Q. Volleyball is a big part of your life. Your high school team just competed in the state tournament. You also play on a club team. Talk about the importance of volleyball to you! A. Volleyball has been important to me since age eight. I knew I wanted to play Division 1 volleyball since I was really young, and …

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Freedom Academy Fifth Grader Talks About His Love of Hockey and All Things Finnish

  Nooa started ice skating when he was about six years old. He wanted to try out playing as a goalie and played in the house league at Scottsdale Ice Den. Last year he was introduced to the travel team AHU Knights at Gila River Arena where he subbed as a goalie. This year he wanted to continue travel hockey …

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First Grader Davontay Talks About His Love of Pets

  Davontay loves playing sports, especially baseball! He currently plays on the Desert Dogs and is practicing to join Cactus Horizon Little League in the spring. Davontay is a great student and math is his favorite subject. When he grows up, Davontay wants to be a veterinarian, doctor, MLB baseball player, or astronaut. He recently became a vegetarian because of …

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Ethan Talks Soccer and School

Q. You were on the Bobcats’ soccer team this year. How did you get involved? A. I started in second grade with Mighty Cats and I’ve played every year up to now. I also want to play next year. Last year, we won the championship and we won it again this year. Q. You’re a great student. What is your …

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STA Eighth Grader Shines On and Off The Field

Bridget is a top student at St. Thomas the Apostle, as well as a nationally recruited softball player. At school she plays softball, volleyball and basketball, in addition to playing club softball. Bridget has been invited to six unofficial visits to colleges this fall and has received offers to play Division 1 college softball. She serves as secretary in the …

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How Swim Lessons Benefit a Child’s Personality Development

When it comes to positive activities for children, swim lessons may not immediately come to mind, but there are a lot of awesome benefits swimming affords! The positive impact pool time can have on a child’s mental and physical well-being is pretty incredible. It’s why we’re big believers in helping more kids become swimmers, and why we offer classes designed …

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