Sports, Dance & Cheer

Discover U Skateboarder, Jonathan Ward

How long have you been skateboarding? I have been skateboarding for 2 two years and it is awesome! What types of tricks are your favorite? I like to do 360’s and ollies. What is the best thing about attending Discover U? We go half a day on Fridays and our principal she’s the best. What is your favorite subject in school? …

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Horizon Honors High School’s First Boys Volleyball Team

What made you want to join Horizon Honors High School’s first ever Boys Volleyball Team?
 Volleyball has always been a true passion for me. I have had great experiences with friends, and I even use volleyball skills in other sports such as basketball. You are one of the co-captains, what is that like? To be a captain, it’s very stressful to …

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Alhayla Nunez-Lozano Volunteers Her Time After School Every Week

Tell our readers about your choice to volunteer so many hours after school? I really enjoy helping and entertaining the younger kids at my school. What types of things do you get to do with them? I get to plan activities that will keep the children engaged from 12:15- 5:30 every Friday. I also play a variety of different physical …

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Horizon Community Learning Center Junior, Bennett Wood

This is Zona’s first month working withHorizon Community Learning Center (HCLC) and we are so excited! HCLC wanted to highlight this incredible 11th grader, Bennett Wood. Bennett has been attending HCLC for 12 years. Here is what he had to say. What are you working on this quarter? What is the most exciting thing you are working on this quarter? This …

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Dancer Shaeleigh O’Brien, Third Grader at Freedom Academy North

Shaeleigh O’Brien is sure to fall into the same footsteps as her mom! She has been dancing her whole life and just got casted in The Nutcracker at Ballet Arizona….Congrats Shaeleigh, keep up the great work! Tell us your involvement in The Nutcracker with Ballet Arizona.  I auditioned and was selected to be in one of three casts for the …

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Damian Gingerich, Freshman at International Charter School of Arizona, Talks Soccer and Being a Brother

How long have you been playing soccer?What is your favorite thing about playing? I have been playing for 10 years with Phoenix Christian Soccer Club. My team is made up of refugee kids from all over the world. My favorite thing about playing is running around out there trying to work together with my teammates to score a goal. They …

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Tristan Christensen, 6th grader at Hillcrest Academy, Talks Football and School

How long have you been playing football? What position do you usually play? I have played for two seasons. I play receiver on offense and corner on defense. Which do you prefer to play: basketball or football? I like both, but I like football better. How do you juggle sports and manage to get straight A’s? Its hard but sometimes my teachers give …

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Running Club at STA

Four brothers all participate in the Running Club at STA. Preparing for the PF Changs Kids Rock Marathon that happened January 19th. Here is what they had to say about their preparation: David (1st Grade): Do you think that it will be hard to run a mile-marathon? I think it will be a little tough, but I can do it. What do …

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i9 Sports Offers Youth Leagues, Camps, and Clinics

i9 Sports offers youth sports leagues, camps, and clinics for boys and girls between the ages of 3-17 in today’s most popular kids team sports. While sport offerings vary based on the i9 Sports location, we offer flag football, soccer, basketball, baseball, and cheerleading in hundreds of communities each week.  Our main locations are Shea Middle School in Paradise Valley, …

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