Athletics

Four Xavier Students Win National All-America, Frosh Honors

Four Xavier College Preparatory students have been recognized by PrepVolleyball for their excellence both on the court and in the classroom. Xavier senior Khalia Lanier, who was honored as the 2015 Gatorade National Player of the Year in December and will attend the University of Southern California in the fall, was named to the 2015 PrepVolleyball.com High School Volleyball All-American …

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Fourth Grader, Emmi, Talks Tennis

Emmi plays competitive tennis and competes in national tournaments. She has played tennis since she was four years old. She’s a great kid because she is kind and thoughtful to others. Q: How long have you been playing tennis? How often do you practice? Do you play pairs or singles? A: I started playing tennis at 3 years old and …

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Brayden Talks Soccer at Arizona Sports Complex

Q: You play soccer at Arizona Sports Complex (ASC) tell us about that? A: I have been playing at ASC for six years. I started playing when I was three years old and I am now nine, almost 10. I haven’t and won’t ever quit soccer. I love it! I’ve played all positions, but I mainly play forward now, which …

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Andy and Charles Balance Tennis and School Life Like True Champions

Andy and Charles balance school and tennis like champions! Both boys are competitive tennis players with iTUSA and spend many hours each week practicing and playing in tournaments. They have been playing tennis for over four years! Andy and Charles maintain excellent grades even with the traveling and time commitments of tennis! Q. Take us through a typical day. A. …

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Bana Talks Sports and Student Council at Saint John Vianney

  Q. Tell us about your participation in Student Council? A. In student council it is my job to announce events to the school and get them excited. I also help come up with new ideas for the school. Q. How are you able to keep up with your grades, it seems like you have a lot going on? A. …

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Emma Exemplifies Great Personality and Character Everyday

“Emma is an outstanding scholar and example of our school core values. She recently created a rap/song as extra credit in her science class. The rap was amazing and Emma was a great example of a risk-taker for putting herself out there and performing for her class. Her great personality and character make her a leader in her grade and …

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Shannon gets Named as Small School 3rd Team All-American

Rancho Solano Prep Senior, Shannon Gurley’s highly decorated career now has a crowning honor to add to her impressive list of accomplishments. Gurley was named Small School 3rd Team All-American by MaxPreps this winter in addition to her Arizona Section Player of the Year and 1st Team All-Division honors. Gurley is the first Rancho Solano athlete to been named to …

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Junior Golfer Succeeds at Brightmont Academy

Frankie has always been an avid athlete since he was very young, playing football, soccer, basketball and golf competitively. Today at 16, and a sophomore in high school, Frankie is incredibly focused on training for golf. As a junior golfer, Frankie takes 8 – 10 trips every school year competing in golf tournaments around the globe with each of these …

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Joseph Talk Sports and Saint Thomas the Apostle School

Q. Tell us about your involvement with the seventh grade Catholic Youth Athletic Association championship team? A. We went undefeated this year in flag football and almost in basketball (lost one game). On both teams, I had the privilege of being a key player, working with a great group of buddies. We have played together for years and we know …

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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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