Athletics

Christ Church Schools’ Athan Parks, Enjoys Giving Back to his Community

Q. You like to give back to charity, tell us about that? A. I like giving money to charity because it saves dogs and people who are homeless. I sometimes give to the church. When I get allowance or money from my grandma and grandpa I have a bucket for charity in my room and I put part of the …

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Collin Talks Arizona Sports Complex

Q. Tell us about ASC? How long have you been attending? What types of things are you learning? A. I have been attending ASC for two years. ASC is a very great place to go for soccer. It’s from under four-adult. It’s has a great coaching staff and the facility is very neat and nice. It is the perfect environment …

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Michaela Talks Volleyball and Basketball

Michaela is a fierce competitor on the school’s volleyball and basketball team. No matter what Michaela, always gives 100 percent. Michaela is also a delightful young woman who has grown tremendously during her time at Madison Prep. She is a hard worker and always does the right thing. She is the definition of integrity. Q. Your main sports you have …

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Cecilia Talks About Her Love for Soccer

 Cecilia has been a great teammate at Arizona Sports Complex and she works hard at everything she does within sports and academics. Q. You play soccer at Arizona Sports Complex tell us about that? A. I have been playing at ASC for about five years. I play every week twice a week. I usually play mid-field or right forward when …

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Why Physical Education Online Could Be The Best Option for Your Child

Most of us know it’s important for our children to stay physically active. But if your high school student is feeling uncomfortable in the school gym, or simply has too many courses to fit it in, physical education (PE) online can be a great alternative. Whether your child plans on switching to an online school or is interested in adding …

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Xavier Senior Named Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year

Xavier College Preparatory is pleased to announce that senior Khalia Lanier has been named the 2015-2016 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year by The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports. The award distinguishes Miss Lanier as the nation’s best player in a sport played by approximately 430,000 young women at 15,672 high schools across the …

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Meet Emmie, Cardinals’ Punt, Pass, and Kick Champ

Emmie won the Arizona Cardinals 12-13 year-old girls’ Championship for the NFL’s Punt, Pass, and Kick competition. Q. How do you feel about winning the 12-13 year old girls championship for the NFL punt, pass and kick competition? A. I am proud. I am also happy to represent my school, St. Thomas Aquinas, my soccer team, and Litchfield Park. Q. …

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Meet Volleyball Star, Shannon

Rancho Solano Prep senior, Shannon Gurley, has verbally committed to continue her volleyball career collegiately at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Since beginning her education at Rancho Solano in Pre-School, Shannon has been a fixture on and off the court throughout her 14 years as a Mustang. Shannon is currently the school’s all-time leader in nearly every statistical category …

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Cole, Joevanni, and Kevin Love Football

Joevanni Haddad, Kevin Lopez and Cole Bishop are close friends who all play on the same team for Toros Academy with Authority Football. Q. How long have you been playing football? A. Kevin: For about two years now. It might not be a long but I’ve been working really hard since I started. Joevanni: I have been playing football since …

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Julianna Balances Volleyball and Volunteering

Julianna loves to be involved with activities, is spontaneous and always looking for the next adventure. Q. How long have you been playing volleyball? A. I have been playing volleyball since I was in fourth grade. Both of my older sisters played volleyball so I have grown up watching them play and practicing with them at home. Q. You’ve gone …

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