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Ian Curtis steps down as Ironwood High School football coach  AZCentral

After his first winning season since 2012, Ian Curtis decided it was time to let a younger coach take over the Ironwood football program.



Photo Exhibit Pays Tribute to Linkin Park's Chester Bennington  Phoenix New Times

Regular New Times contributor Jim Louvau photographed the late Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington for almost a decade. Louvau's exhibit opens Friday, ...



Lane violation on last-second free throw to tie game ends Arizona high school's season  USA TODAY High School Sports

With a chance to tie the game, a lane violation was called on Ironwood High School. The season ended with that playoff loss.



Senior Citizen Prom coming to Glendale  Your Valley

Ironwood High School's 17th Annual Senior Citizen Prom takes place 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at 6051 W. Sweetwater Ave., in Glendale. This year's theme is ...



Ironwood senior Joe Thomas wins Flinn Scholarship, free-ride to any public Arizona university  Your Valley

By Mark Carlisle Independent Newsmedia. Joe Thomas. Ironwood High School senior Joe Thomas was awarded the Flinn Scholarship this week, which gives ...



New coach Rizzo puts stamp on Ironwood football  Your Valley

First-year Ironwood football head coach Chris Rizzo gives instructions to his players during a spring practice on May 15 at Ironwood High School in Glendale.



Ironwood boys basketball breaks through against Apollo on memorable senior night  Your Valley

Ironwood's Bailon Black makes a layup against Apollo on Friday, Feb. 1 2019 at at Ironwood High School in Glendale. [Jacob Stanek/West Valley Preps].



Peoria Unified student new FBLA national treasurer | News  Glendale Star

At the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Conference in Baltimore, Peoria Unified senior from Ironwood High School, Galadriel Coury, ran for ...



Ironwood Eagles give Sunrise Mountain Mustangs a lesson in high level 5A soccer  Your Valley

Ironwood senior forward Alex Panduro dribbles down the field against Sunrise Mountain on Wednesday, Jan. 23 during a 5A soccer game at Ironwood High ...



20 impressive Arizona kids earn full rides to college as Flinn Scholars  AZCentral

A college degree without student debt is in the bag for 20 Arizona high school seniors named Flinn Scholars.



Ironwood Eagles boys basketball buries Willow Canyon Wildcats with long-range assault in third quarter  Your Valley

Ironwood's Malik Smith drives to the basket against Willow Canyon on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at Ironwood High School in Glendale. [Jacob Stanek/West ...



Gomez, Norton form foundation of Eagles' softball rebirth  Your Valley

Ironwood's Madison Gomez scores on a hit by teammate Calianna Briner against Kellis on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Ironwood High School in Glendale.



Ironwood High grad Raul Haro Jr. earns quarterly top sailor award  Your Valley

Raul Haro Jr., a Phoenix native, recently earned Sailor of the Quarter while serving as a hospital corpsman at Naval Hospital Bremerton's Branch Health Clinic ...



Football: Sunrise Mountain vs Ironwood  Your Valley

Sunrise Mountain's Ezekiel Marshall catches a pass for a touchdown against Ironwood on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 at Ironwood High School in Glendale. [Jacob ...



Girls wrestling schedule, future in Arizona figured out on the fly  Your Valley

Centennial sophomores and girls wrestlers Mia Didur and Angelina Samarripas pose for a photograph, Jan. 10, at Centennial High School. [Jacob Stanek/West ...



Sutkovic wins 2nd straight title, finds home at Ironwood  Your Valley

Ironwood junior Tarik Sutkovic poses for a photograph on Feb. 13 at Ironwood High School in Glendale. Sutkovic won the 220-pound weight class in Division II.



Two local seniors named 2019 Flinn Scholars | Youth Of Today  Glendale Star

Andrea Ramirez and Joe Thomas sparked a sense of pride at their schools when they were recognized as some of Arizona's highest-achieving high-school ...



Arizona teachers hold 'walk-ins' before school to demand better pay  CNN

Teachers across Arizona participated Wednesday morning in "walk-ins" before class -- rallies in which educators calling for higher salaries gathered outside ...



Family of 4 killed in Glendale house fire  KPNX 12 News TV

Police say a loud explosion shook the neighborhood early Wednesday morning.



Arizona excellence: The 2019 Flinn Scholars have been named  Flinn Foundation

Twenty of Arizona's highest-achieving high-school seniors have been named 2019 Flinn Scholars.



The 2018 All West Valley Preps football team  Your Valley

Centennial junior Jaydin Young returns a kickoff for a touchdown against Higley during a 5A semifinal game on Nov. 16, 2018 at Willow Canyon High School in ...



Arizona high school boys basketball state tournament scores, schedules  AZCentral

The Arizona Interscholastic Association released the brackets for the boys basketball state tournaments. Keep track of the scores and keep coming back for ...



Arizona high school boys basketball rankings: Through Week 7  AZCentral

Where are the top high school basketball teams ranked at midseason in the Super 10 and 6A to 1A?



Arizona high school boys basketball Coach of the Year candidates  AZCentral

Somebody could emerge in a couple of weeks not on this list to become the Arizona High School Boys Basketball Coach of the Year. But here is a look at The ...



Glendale High senior Andrea Ramirez wins Flinn Scholarship, free-ride to any public Arizona university  Your Valley

Glendale High School senior Andrea Ramirez, center, was one of 20 Arizona students to be awarded Flinn Scholarships, which give students a full-ride to ...



DaRon Holmes powers Millennium past Apollo, into 5A boys basketball final  AZCentral

DaRon Holmes keeps elevating his game. Once again on Monday, he was swatting shots and steering Goodyear Millennium's young basketball team to victory.



Teen Lifeline honored for community impact  Your Valley

GuideStar, the world's largest source of nonprofit information, has awarded Arizona-based Teen Lifeline with its highest level of recognition, the 2019 Platinum ...



Liberty wrestling team, Tarik Sutkovic shine at 53rd annual Peoria Invitational  Your Valley

Liberty wrestling celebrates its second place team finish - out of 35 teams - at the 53rd Peoria Invitational Jan. 12 at Peoria High School. [Courtesy Jovita ...



Notebook: Ironwood to name stadium after football coach Chuck Esquivel  AZCentral.com

Glendale Ironwood will dedicate its football stadium and rename it after coach Chuck Esquivel, who died in February, two days after being inducted into the ...



What we learned from Week 5 in Arizona high school basketball  AZCentral

A growing rivalry. Clutch performances. Big plays. Let's take a look at Week 5 in Arizona high school boys basketball. Biggest takeaway. Why isn't Phoenix ...



The 2018-19 All West Valley Preps boys soccer team  Your Valley

The Northwest Christian soccer team poses for a photograph with the runner up trophy after their 3A Championship loss against Coronado on Friday, Feb.



Week 7 Arizona high school football roundup: Spencer Rattler breaks state record  AZCentral

Among the Key Week 7 games: On the day he turned 18, the Oklahoma-bound QB broke the Arizona passing yards record.



Photographer Jim Louvau honors Chester Bennington | Features  Glendale Star

Jim Louvau was driving along a Valley freeway when Linkin Park came on the radio. As the song ended, he flipped channels, only to hear the Grammy-winning ...



Nico Mannion joins Arizona's all-time greatest high school basketball team  AZCentral

Now that his prep career is over, how does Nico Mannion rank among Arizona's all-time greatest basketball players?



West Valley schools among those supporting Teen Lifeline hotline  Your Valley

Number now appears on back of student IDs. Suicide prevention specialists at Teen Lifeline are reminding those who come in contact with teenagers it is a ...



Arizona high school boys basketball rankings: Through Week 8  AZCentral

A look at the top ranked teams in the state for high school boys basketball through Week 8.



Page girls basketball goes back-to-back, beating Holbrook to win 3A championship  AZCentral

For the second straight year, coach Ryan Whitehorse led his No. 2 Page girls basketball team to the 3A title, winning 46-33 over No. 4 Holbrook on Saturday.



Shadow Mountain's Jaelen House voted Arizona boys basketball top performer for Week 10  AZCentral

A look at the top performers in Week 10 of the Arizona high school boys basketball season.



Arizona high school football scores Week 5  AZCentral

This is the Week 5 high school football scoreboard for games played on Sept. 14 and Sept. 15.



Arizona high school boys and girls basketball midseason awards  AZCentral

Who jumped out in the first half of the season? Who surprised? Who dominated? Let's pass out some high school hoops hardware.



Aspiring teachers grow Educators Rising Conference  GCU Today

Lillyana de la Rosa, from Ironwood High School, and Emily Davison, from Greenway High School, were among the state officers at the Fall Educators Rising ...



Star search: Who to see during the Arizona high school boys basketball playoffs  AZCentral

A guide to who to go see during the Arizona high school basketball playoffs that begin Tuesday.



High school boys and girls basketball final Super 10 rankings  AZCentral

A look at the final boys and girls Super 10 rankings for the 2018-19 Arizona high school basketball season.



Nico Mannion leads Pinnacle to second straight 6A championship in final high school game  AZCentral

Nico Mannion can score, defend, pass, and take over the game. He did it again in his final high school basketball game for Pinnacle.



Rewind: What we learned in Week 7 of Arizona high school football  AZCentral

There were records, revelations, upsets, reminders in Week 7.



AIA looking into possible non-school participation violation by 3 Paradise Honors basketball players  AZCentral

The Arizona Interscholastic Association received information this week that three Surprise Paradise Honors boys basketball players participated in training with ...



Majority of Flinn Scholars heading to ASU | ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact  Arizona State University

What schools do Arizona's highest-achieving high school seniors have their eyes on? Harvard? Yale? Princeton? None of the above, and a little closer to home.



Gilbert flips switch, rallies to beat Millennium for 5A boys basketball crown  AZCentral

Trailing 28-16 in the third quarter, Gilbert finally showed why it was the No. 1 seed in the 5A boys basketball tournament. Goodyear Millennium went nearly nine ...



Gilbert's strategy to foul late from ahead pays off in 5A semifinal win over McClintock  AZCentral

Gilbert's strategy in the final 20 seconds of a three-point game was to foul whoever had the ball. It ended up paying off, because Donavan Williams' banked ...



The 2018-19 All West Valley Preps boys basketball team  Your Valley

Millennium sophomore forward DaRon Holmes drives to the basket against Apollo in the Feb. 18 5A basketball semifinal at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe.



Willow Canyon senior KJ Patrick caps basketball career to remember  Your Valley

Willow Canyon senior guard Kelvin Patrick loses a defender with a crossover move during the Wildcats Jan. 8 home game against Avondale Agua Fria.



Mike Bibby's Shadow Mountain hoops dynasty adds another championship with rout of Deer Valley  AZCentral

The dynasty that Mike Bibby built never let Deer Valley in the game and rolled to a fourth title and fifth in six years.



Arizona high school football scores for Week 9  AZCentral

This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Thursday, Oct. 11, Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13. To see Richard Obert's predictions for Week ...



Rewind: What we learned from Week 3 in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

A look at the top moments in Week 3 across Arizona high school football on Friday night.



St. Mary's basketball's Jose Sanchez celebrates growth with grandparents on Senior Night  AZCentral

Before playing Phoenix Moon Valley on St. Mary's Senior Night, Jose Sanchez walked onto the court with the couple that raised him.



Carlos Artis fired as boys basketball coach at Mesquite  AZCentral

Carlos Artis, who played football at Arizona State, said he was called by new AD Rod Huston and told to write a resignation letter.



Glendale native serves aboard 'floating airport at sea'  Glendale Star

Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Black, a native of Glendale, joined the Navy to carry on the family tradition of military *service*.



Desert Ridge vs. Liberty leads intriguing Week 4 Arizona high school football story lines  AZCentral

A school trying to gain 6A traction. Another trying to hold it together. A night to celebrate tradition. Out-of-state excursions to prove Arizona's worth. Here are 10 ...



Glendale airman graduates from basic training  Your Valley

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jasmine Z. Gomez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.



AIA moves 2A basketball finals to Gila River Arena to accommodate Alchesay crowd  AZCentral

With Whiteriver Alchesay fans camping out overnight at Gilbert Highland High School's parking lot, the Arizona Interscholastic Association didn't want an ugly ...



In first performance ever, student with autism performs incredible National Anthem  12news.com KPNX

There was an incredible moment at a pep rally in the Phoenix area last week and it inspired everyone who has had the opportunity to see it. Ridge, a student at ...



Trent Brown of Pinnacle voted Week 5 Arizona high school boys basketball top performer  AZCentral

A look at the top performers in Week 5 of the Arizona high school boys basketball season. As always you can nominate an outstanding student-athlete in your ...



Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released  Patch.com

Arizona's 100 Best Public High Schools - Phoenix, AZ - New rankings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in Arizona.



Three Stars: Pusch Ridge stars Lucas Elliott and Jared Clark's big game leads the way  Tucson Local Media

Welcome to the final week (pre-holiday break) of boys basketball in the grand state of Arizona, folks.



Predictions for 6A, 5A, 4A Arizona high school football championships  AZCentral

Let's break down the 6A, 5A, 4A football championship games Friday and Saturday.



Snowflake football community remembers 9/11 with special jerseys, tribute video  AZCentral

In a tribute video made by Curtis Cook, Snowflake head football coach Kay Solomon's brother-in-law, the community comes together to remember 9/11.



"JR" Hanson (1977-2018) | Obituaries | wcfcourier.com  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO -- "JR" Hanson, 41, of Glendale, Ariz., formerly of Dubuque and Waterloo, died there Tuesday, Aug. 21, of natural causes.



Police: 4 die in Glendale house fire, family tried to escape  ABC15 Arizona

Fire and police investigators are on the scene of a deadly house fire in Glendale.



Rewind: What we learned from Week 2 in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Lightning delays, lightning plays, shocking wins, and great relief work defined the second week of Arizona high school football. A look at Week 2: ...



GCU event helps teachers support students in crisis  GCU Today

Sky Mendes (left), a doctoral student in the Developmental Psychology program at Arizona State University, was at Friday's Making T.I.E.S. Conference at Grand ...



Arizona high school football playoff schedule and Richard Obert's picks  AZCentral

These are the Arizona high school football playoff games scheduled for Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3. Higher-seeded teams will host these first-round ...



Glendale grads get full rides to state universities  Glendale Star

College freshmen have enough to worry about — first time being away from home, making new friends, keeping their grades up — but paying for it won't be one ...



1A, 2A basketball championships still on despite severe weather forecast in Prescott  AZCentral

Despite the threat of severe weather in the forecast in the Prescott area, the 1A and 2A championships still will go on.



Arizona high school football rankings through Oct. 5  AZCentral

A look at where the Arizona high school football teams rank through eight weeks. Super 10. No. 1 Peoria Centennial Coyotes (7-0). Cemented at No. 1 after ...



Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...



Glendale mourns family killed in house fire  AZCentral.com

More than 50 Glendale high school students, families and neighbors gathered Saturady night to remember a mom and four kids killed this week in a house fire.



Church land sale could lead to new homes next to Ironwood High School  Glendale Star

Glendale Church of the Nazarene at 59th Avenue and Cactus Road has sold property surrounding the church to The Empire Group, which plans to develop the ...



Managers Isaac and Marcus MacDonald score first career points in Gilbert basketball's memorable win  AZCentral

The MacDonald twins, managers since their sophomore year, each scored their first career points with Marcus' shot coming at the buzzer.



Rewind: What we learned in Week 11 of Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Break or make, players and teams ended their seasons with a bang.



Numbers game: Arizona high school football participation increased despite growing concerns  AZCentral.com

Despite growing concerns regarding the long-term affects of concussions, the AIA has seen an increase in football participation from 2011 to 2016.



PUSD board appealing former teacher's lawsuit | News  Glendale Star

There was no discussion when Peoria Unified School District Governing Board Member Joe McCord made the motion Sept. 24 and a 5-0 vote directed the ...



With NFL beckoning, Arizona's Shawn Poindexter continues to pursue unique path  Arizona Daily Star

The big-play wideout took a different route to become a pro prospect, and he's still doing things his own way.



PUSD board welcomes new Glendale school resource officers  Glendale Star

Three high schools in Peoria Unified School District now have school resource officers. Cactus, Ironwood and Raymond Kellis high schools are within the ...



Centennial will play host to Washington champ Eastside Catholic in Geico Bowl  AZCentral

Centennial will play host to Washington champion Eastside Catholic on Dec. 22 at 8:30 p.m. in the Geico Bowl.



As fewer kids play high school football across Arizona, schools deal with cancellations  AZCentral

The Arizona Interscholastic Association has seen a decline from about 22000 football participants five years ago to about 19900 last year.



Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...



Arizona Interscholastic Association needs to scrap or rewrite the prior-contact rule  AZCentral

Marqui Johnson and his father didn't even need a lawyer representing them to twice win rulings from a judge because of the language in the prior-contact rule.



Arizona Teachers — Some Working Multiple Jobs — Contemplate Next Steps In #RedForEd  KJZZ

Benjamin Haynes' alarm goes off before sunrise on Wednesday.By 5 a.m., he's at Mountainside Fitness near Desert Ridge shopping mall to teach a morning ...



Pushovers to playoffs: HS football teams finding resurgence  AZCentral.com

Glendale, Youngker and Greenway are among schools having a football resurgence this season.



A look at key Week 6 games in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

It's Week 6 in Arizona high school football. We're already at the midway point of the 2018 season.



Storm Front: ACU Solidifies Solid Class  Sports360AZ

I need to send an apology out to head football coach Jeff Bowen and his staff at Arizona Christian University. In my article Thursday, I failed to mention the ...



Arcadia tops Ironwood in biggest test on season for Eagles  Glendale Star

Ironwood head softball coach Jami Beebe knew she would have a tough season after losing five seniors from last year's squad, but the Eagles have shined on ...



Breaking down AIA football rankings: Which teams still have work to do?  AZCentral

Just three weeks left in the regular season. How is the race to the playoffs shaping up?



Phoenix native earns Sailor of the Quarter award at Naval Hospital  Your Valley

BREMERTON, Washington – Keeping the warfighters and their families, past and present, ready and healthy, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Raul Haro Jr., ...



His rendition of the 'Star Spangled Banner' blew away the audience and shattered stereotypes  CNN

What made Ridge Brown's performance so remarkable is that he has autism and it was the first time he played his guitar publicly.



Predictions and analysis for Arizona high school football playoff games  AZCentral.com

The Arizona high school playoffs kick off this week, and we have predictions and analysis for every Arizona high school playoff game.



Centennial, Saguaro staying put for next 2-year AIA realignment block  AZCentral.com

Chaparral, Queen Creek and Liberty can petition down but right now those schools are placed at the highest level next school year.



10 Arizona high school football players deserving of Division I offers  AZCentral.com

A look at 10 Arizona high school football players who look good enough to deserve a Division I college scholarship offer.



Arizona Christian Football Announces 2018 Signing Class  Victory Sports Network

Head Coach Jeff Bowen and Arizona Christian Football are excited to announce their 2018 signing day class. Twenty-nine athletes signed to play for...



American Family Insurance ALL-USA ARIZONA Performances of the Week  AZCentral.com

A look at the weekly top 10 high school football performances in the state.



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