Athletics

Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School Seventh Grader, Chase Jackson

Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral school seventh grader Chase Jackson is an incredibly talented soccer player! His club team, SC del Sol, recently won the state cup tournament and will be headed on to the regional tournament this summer in Hawaii! Chase has been playing soccer for seven years with his club team and has had the opportunity to travel …

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Phoenix Country Day School Student-Athletes Off to College

  The 70-student PCDS Class of 2018 has many talented students, and this year’s group also includes six students who will continue their competitive athletic experiences at the NCAA-level in college. Seniors Addison Wessel (Fencing, Dartmouth College), Jem Stern (Dive, Pomona College), Kylie Fisher (Volleyball, Southern Connecticut State University), Harrison Rooney (Swim, Northeastern University), and Nikasha Patel (Volleyball, Massachusetts Institute …

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What You Need to Know About Swimming Supervision

As it stands today, drowning is the primary cause of injury deaths in children ages one to four. This means that it has surpassed even car accidents in terms of risk, which is a pretty frightening thought. Since water is all around us, especially in a state like Arizona where pools are so prevalent, figuring out how to prevent drowning is …

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Maggie Rosendahl, Avid Soccer Player

  Maggie Rosendahl is a fifth grade student at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School. She is an avid soccer player and is the goalkeeper for the Scottsdale Blackhawks 07 girls team. She has played with the Blackhawks team for almost two years and has played soccer competitively for six years. Maggie recently earned an award for sportsmanship in a …

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Hubbard Family Swim School Celebrates 20 Years of Making a Difference in Children’s Lives

  2018 marks an exciting, milestone year for the Hubbard Family Swim School. It’s been 20 years since Bob & Kathy Hubbard decided to take the plunge and open their first swim school in Phoenix that was dedicated to teaching infants and children how to swim and learn to be safe around water. From the very beginning, their philosophy about …

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Creighton Schools Takes First Place in Basketball Tournament

The Excelencia Elementary School girl’s basketball team took first place in the Phoenix City Girls Basketball Tournament. The Phoenix City Tournaments have been created by the participating school districts to help promote community through athletic tournaments while building character for all on and off the court.  Excelencia students competed against Isaac Elementary, Phoenix Elementary, and Alhambra Elementary School District in …

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RSPS Seventh Grader, Jack, Wins The Scottsdale First at the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show

  Jack Hertzberg, a seventh-grader at Rancho Solano Preparatory School, won the Scottsdale First at the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show last weekend! This event is the largest Arabian Horse Show in the world and is a multi-day event sponsored by the Arabian Horse Association of Arizona. Q. How long have you been working with horses? A. I’ve been riding for …

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Swimming Lessons Complement These Kids’ Activities

  As parents know, keeping kids physically active helps keep them healthy, as well as mentally and socially engaged. It also provides a positive outlet for stress relief, but you might wonder just how many kids’ sports programs your child can juggle at once, and how other healthy kids activities can compliment others. It’s clear that swimming lessons can be …

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Kylee Succeeds at Lacrosse

Q. You have signed to play lacrosse at Chatham University! What are your plans at college?  A. I plan on majoring in communications with an emphasis on journalism. I will be working with the athletic director in writing all the profiles and press releases for the athletes on campus which will be great experience. I will also have the opportunity …

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Xavier Sophomore Ashley Menne Verbally Commits to Arizona State University Women’s Golf Program

Ms. Menne is one of the nation’s finest junior golfers. She won the prestigious ACDS / Ryan Moore Junior at Oakbrook and had her first hole-in-one in the Lakewood, Washington, tournament. She finished in the top ten in six AJGA events in 2017 and in the December 2017 Joanne Winter Arizona Silver Belle Championship. For the second consecutive year, Ms. …

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