Athletics

Kainoa, Saint John Vianney Kindergartener, Talks Taekwondo and Family

Kainoa is the youngest of six children and lives with his mom and dad, four sisters and brother. He is a very kind and respectful young boy. He loves to spend time with his family, especially Grandma Gloria and Grandpa Sammy! Kainoa loves sports- his favorite football team is the SJV Eagles, and can’t wait to play for them in …

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After-School Swim Lessons Keep Fitness Fun

Now that the school year is underway, a growing number of parents are enrolling their children in fun-filled, after-school swim lessons at the Hubbard Family Swim Schools. The summer swimming pool season might be drawing to a close, but learning how to swim, developing a love for the water, and learning crucial lessons about water safety continues indoors here all …

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Seventh grader represents AZ at National Volleyball Tournament

Joanna is an honor roll student, and always tries her best to succeed in school. She is very polite and is always willing to help her fellow classmates. She loves helping her younger brother, Adrian, with homework. She enjoys bike rides and baking desserts. Joanna started playing volleyball when she was eight years old. This spring she was invited by …

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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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