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Grace And Lauren Ping Are Joining A New Power Program In AZ  MileSplit

Grace and Lauren Ping are headed to Arizona. And with it, the duo's enrollment to Desert Vista High School will create a power shift not only in girls cross ...

District: Desert Vista High School senior prank post 'insensitive and thoughtless and absolutely unacceptable'  ABC15 Arizona

TEMPE, AZ — A Twitter account titled "Desert Vista Senior Prank," is making headlines after a tweet posted earlier this week. The tweet implied that on Monday ...

Police: Desert Vista High School social media threat came from out of the country  AZFamily

The Phoenix Police Department is investigating a social media threat that was directed towards Desert Vista High School Monday morning.

District says racist senior prank post 'was absolutely inappropriate' KPNX

A racist new post has an Ahwatukee high school at the center of controversy again. A tweet by an account called “Desert Vista Senior Prank” says “ATTENTION ...

Baseball Day Arizona a lifelong memory for Corona del Sol, Desert Vista  AZCentral

Corona del Sol coach David Webb calls playing baseball at Chase Field "a memory (his players) will carry with them the rest of their lives."

VIDEO: Police investigating social media threat at Desert Vista High School  AZFamily

The Phoenix Police Department is investigating a social media threat that was directed towards Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee Monday morning.

TUHSD warns people not to re-post school threats on social media  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - The Tempe Union High School District is asking people to not share threats on social media. Administrators and law enforcement say ...

Brothers Tyson, Devon Grubbs give Desert Vista bright football future  AZCentral

Desert Vista running backs Tyson and Devon Grubbs fuel each other on the football field.

Desert Vista High School girl apologizes for N-word incident

AHWATUKEE -- A photo circulated Friday of six Desert Vista High School students posing with shirts that spell the N-word. Now a petition is asking for the girls to ...

Photo of Desert Vista High School seniors spelling out racial slur goes viral

Six Desert Vista High School girls are in the spotlight after a photo circulated on social media showing them wearing shirts that spell out a racial slur.

Will Desert Vista DL Brett Johnson flip Cal commitment to ASU?  AZCentral

With the Dec. 19 early signing day approaching, Arizona State is hopeful to get Phoenix Desert Vista defensive lineman Brett Johnson to flip his California ...

Desert Vista High School again marred by racism, this time as graffiti  KPNX 12 News TV

Over a year after students spelled a racial slur with letters on their T-shirts at Desert Vista High School, another racist message was seen at the Phoenix high ...

Desert Vista students suspended for racial slur  ABC15 Arizona

Their shirts sparked a lot of debate over racism in the community and now the details of the punishment for those students at Desert Vista High School have ...

N-word controversy at Phoenix high school altered their senior year, changed district's efforts to combat racism

PHOENIX -- A brief Snapchat photo altered lives, changed the conversations at a suburban Phoenix high school.

Desert Vista High School volleyball player dies of medical complications KPNX

PHOENIX - Students and staff at Desert Vista High School are mourning after the school announced the death of one of its beloved students. Alexandra DePriest ...

Who has the toughest Arizona high school football schedule in 2019?  AZCentral

A look at Arizona's best non-region games for the 2019 season.

Native American student fights Valley Vista High School's ban on decorated graduation caps  AZCentral

LaRissa Waln has looked forward to decorating her cap and gown since she started high school. Waln, a senior at Valley Vista High School in Surprise, is a ...

Valley Vista's King Thurman voted Arizona high school boys basketball Week 9 top performer  AZCentral

A look at the top performers from Week 9 in Arizona high school basketball.

Desert Vista baseball hoping to return to top of 6A  Ahwatukee Foothills News

It's been 18 years since Desert Vista High's program stood atop the prep baseball landscape in Arizona.

Key high school football quarterfinal playoffs games, Nov. 9  AZCentral

Taking a look at some of the bigger matchups this week.

The fastest, highest and strongest in Arizona high school boys track and field  AZCentral

Review of the state's top athlete performances during the 2019 outdoor boys track and field season before the state meet begins Wednesday.

Gilbert's Hanna Cavinder voted Week 10 Arizona high school girls basketball top performer  AZCentral

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

Arizona high school boys basketball rankings: Through Week 9  AZCentral

A look at the top 10 teams in each conference and in the Super 10 by azcentral sports through Week 9 of the Arizona high school boys basketball season: ...

Ground pound: Top 10 Arizona high school football running backs for 2019 season  AZCentral

Here is a look at my top 10 running backs to see in Arizona high school football 2019.

'We're not erasing our religion': Native American student protests graduation after school bars beaded cap  AZCentral

A Native American girl was turned away from her high school graduation Thursday after trying to enter the stadium wearing a cap adorned with a traditional ...

Signing Day rewind: Where the 2019 Arizona high school football class landed  AZCentral

Most of Arizona's top 2019 football prospects signed on the Early Signing Day in December, but Wednesday still had some suspense.

The Class of 2019 calling it a wrap | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Alex Bellin was among the first but hardly the last to bid farewell this month to high school and begin a new chapter in life.

Desert Vista volleyball team honors Alex DePriest before match  AZCentral

Wearing pink shirts, putting flowers on the seat she would normally occupy, Phoenix Desert Vista boys volleyball players paid tribute to Alex DePriest, who died ...

First ‘Baseball Day Arizona’ set for April 13

PHOENIX — FOX Sports Arizona, in partnership with the Arizona Diamondbacks, on Saturday announced plans for the inaugural “Baseball Day Arizona.

Desert Vista students tutor at Akimel A-al  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Students at Akimel A-al Middle School who are struggling academically have been finding help from those who came before them.

Former Desert Vista Star, All-American Makes Homecoming  Sports360AZ

Story by Andrew Bell. The 2015 Arizona Gatorade Player of the Year was back in the Valley of the Sun over the weekend. Kristine Anigwe, now a senior at Cal in ...

Desert Vista's Alex DePriest helped others by donating organs  AZCentral

Phoenix Desert Vista senior volleyball player Alex DePriest was in Kansas with her best friend over the weekend when she passed out and had to be flown to a ...

Desert Ridge makes another statement with win over Desert Vista

The third-ranked Jaguars made that in emphatic fashion with a 35-7 win over Desert Vista Friday in Mesa.

Arizona high school basketball hype squads make games rowdy and fun  AZCentral

Students are turning out in droves and ramping up the energy between rival high school basketball teams.

All-Arizona boys track and field team, Athlete of Year finalists, Coach of Year named  AZCentral

Here is a look at The Arizona Republic's All-Arizona boys track and field team. The top eight also are finalists for Track and Field Athlete of the Year that will be ...

Coach of Thunder speech and debate champs honored  Ahwatukee Foothills News

If you don't believe what goes around, comes around, you don't know Brittany Stanchik.

A $10K award elates, mystifies DV teacher | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

When Desert Vista High School teacher Katrina Lacey got into work after the long Thanksgiving weekend and opened an email that said she won $10000, she ...

Arizona basketball recruiting: Wildcats offer 4-star Phoenix forward Osasere Ighodaro  Arizona Desert Swarm

Arizona's highly ranked 2019 recruiting class was headlined by a pair of Phoenix-area prospects, and it appears Sean Miller and his staff want to continue to tap ...

Teammates honor Desert Vista High School volleyball player's life

Desert Vista and Highland high schools are area rivals, and on Thursday night, their boys' volleyball teams faced off. But this game was about so much more ...

Do Arizona high school football coaches need liaisons to help with college recruiters?  AZCentral

The head coach still is the point man when it comes to the high school football player's college recruitment. But times have changes in Arizona with so many ...

Arizona Wildcats commits Kyle Ostendorp, Chris Roland could see the field as freshmen  Arizona Daily Star

The Star is counting down the Arizona Wildcats' 2019 recruiting class leading up to Dec. 19, early signing day. Today's profiled players: Kyle Ostendorp and ...

First-ever “Baseball Day Arizona” is Saturday

This Saturday is the inaugural “Baseball Day Arizona,” an all-day celebration of baseball and softball – two sports that have deep roots and play a meaningful ...

Mysterious death of Desert Vista freshman devastates Phoenix family

For Antone and Carolynn White it still doesn't seem real. "As a parent you try and protect your kids, thought we did everything we could with the doctor visits and ...

Game of the Week: No looking back for Mountain Pointe football coach Rich Wellbrock  AZCentral

A year to forget has turned into a season to remember for first-year Mountain Pointe football coach Rich Wellbrock.

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 ...

Desert Vista alum Brandon Clarke drafted 21st overall by Memphis  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Brandon Clarke, who starred at Desert Vista High School and Gonzaga University, will begin his professional basketball career with the Memphis Grizzlies after ...

Desert Vista lacrosse players finding success

As the vice president of the Arizona Lacrosse League, Phoenix Desert Vista coach Dan Lannon has experienced the turbulence that would come with making ...

Ahwatukee high school girls wrestlers no longer grapple with inequality  Ahwatukee Foothills News

At high schools in Ahwatukee, female wrestling finally has arrived, no holds barred.

Son of Sun Devil royalty help kids fall in love with lacrosse in Ahwatukee  AZFamily

Former Desert Vista High School quarterback Cade van Raaphorst, son of Sun Devil royalty, former Arizona State quarterback Jeff van Raaphorst, hosted his ...

Former Desert Vista Star Jalen Jelks Drafted By Cowboys  Sports360AZ

Former Desert Vista star Jalen Jelks saw his NFL dreams come true late Saturday afternoon when his name was called in the draft by a storied franchise.

In Fiesta Bowl, LSU kicker Tracy breaks ASU Gonzalez’s record, thanks Desert Vista’s Culp  Cronkite News

Cole Tracy of LSU breaks the NCAA record for most career field goals in the Tigers' 40-32 Fiesta Bowl win. (Photo by Sam Ficarro/Cronkite News).

Tempe Union High School District unveils new program to fight opioid abuse  FOX 10 News Phoenix

The opioid crisis is a major worry around the country, and a dangerous dependency on the drug can start early, during high school, especially among young ...

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

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

Wildcat convoy: Will Kevin Sumlin’s vision for in-state recruiting pay off for Arizona?  AZCentral

Earlier this month, the Arizona coaching staff covered the state of Arizona. Football staff members, including coach Kevin Sumlin, visited more than 100 high ...

Local high school band members to perform at Herberger Theater Center  Scottsdale Independent

Phoenix-area high school marching bands and musicians will bring select performances of Arizona Theatre Company's production of "The Music Man" to a ...

Javelin makes debut as event for Arizona high school track & field  AZCentral

Once considered too risky, the javelin is now an Arizona Interscholastic Association-sanctioned track and field event.

Chandler holds off Desert Vista for Brophy Invitational boys volleyball championship  AZCentral

A day after the funeral for team manager Alex DePriest, Phoenix Desert Vista reached the final of the 19th annual Brophy Prep Invitational boys volleyball ...

Phoenix punter Cameron Weinberg verbally commits to Arizona Wildcats  Arizona Daily Star

Arizona added a second punter to the 2019 recruiting class Saturday in Phoenix punter Cameron Weinberg, according to his Twitter.

Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released

BASIS Scottsdale is Arizona's best public high school for 2019, according to a new set of rankings released by this week. The rankings were released ...

Teacher claims racial bias at Ahwatukee school

An African-American teacher at Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee has filed a federal lawsuit alleging racial discrimination by the Tempe Union High School ...

Desert Vista HS yearbook highlights controversy  FOX 10 News Phoenix

High school yearbooks are being released at schools across the valley as the school year comes to a close.

Memory of late Thunder band director lives on  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Last month, the Desert Vista High School Band performed its annual pops concert, with fun up-beat tunes that led to a solemn finale.

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 ...

ACLU defends Native American student's right to wear beaded cap to graduation  AZCentral

The Arizona ACLU says a high school senior should be able to wear beads and feathers on her graduation cap based on the state's religious protections.

Award-winning Tempe education leader to join ASU Preparatory Academy  Arizona State University

Anna Battle, an award-winning teacher, high school principal and school district administrator, will join ASU Preparatory Academy as chief leadership ...

Desert Vista High track stars set multiple records  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Desert Vista High Schools' track teams have left opponents in the dust for the last few years.

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.

ULI Arizona program brings urban planning to the classroom  AZ Big Media

Learning the economics and intricacies of land development can be a dry topic for high school students, but the UrbanPlan curriculum at Tempe's Desert Vista ...

June will be a busy month for Kimberly Lewis  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Next month is a big one for Ahwatukee dance maven Kimberly Lewis.

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.

Desert Vista grad was Baylor homecoming queen | Community Focus  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Ahwatukee native and Desert Vista High grad Kennedy Moore was crowned homecoming queen at Baylor University in Texas earlier this month.

High school students experiment with media innovation at ASU's Cronkite School  Arizona State University

Twenty high school students from across Arizona are at ASU's Cronkite School as part of an intensive, two-week media innovation training camp.

Acceleration of club softball fueling Arizona's top high school teams

Even with 10 players who have signed national letters of intent with Division I colleges, Phoenix Desert Vista isn't even the top-ranked team entering the high ...

Victim of Colo. shooting formerly of Ahwatukee, a Desert Vista HS alum  East Valley Tribune

A Desert Vista High School alum has been confirmed to be one of the victims in the mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., last week, according to officials in that state.

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: ...

Desert Vista High students heartbroken over senior's death  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The Desert Vista High School community last week mourned the death of senior volleyball player Alexandra DePriest, who passed away April 3 because of a ...

Will Arizona coach Kevin Sumlin’s vision for in-state recruiting pay off in 2020?  Arizona Daily Star

Earlier this month, the Arizona coaching staff covered the state of Arizona. Football staff members, including coach Kevin Sumlin, visited more than 100 high ...

School should start later so teens can sleep longer  Ahwatukee Foothills News

A typical high schooler wakes up, gets ready and goes to school to receive an education. Most high schoolers gets homework every day, and they tend to stay ...

10 best Arizona high school boys basketball finishes this season  AZCentral

Ride this wild roller coaster into the postseason, because more basketball thrills are on the way.

It's time Ahwatukee parents talk about racism | Opinion  Ahwatukee Foothills News

It's time to have a *fresh* conversation with our kids about race.

Sports LIVE UPDATES: Arizona Cardinals NFL Draft coverage on ABC15 Shane Dale 12:29 PM, Apr  ABC15 Arizona

The 2019 NFL Draft is here -- and ABC15 is your home for complete draft coverage! Make sure to refresh this page often, as we'll provide updates on everything ...

DV becomes nation's first yoga-certified high school  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Desert Vista High School physical ed teacher Amanda Goe is stoked.

azcentral sports' preseason All-Arizona softball team

Throughout the season, azcentral sports will highlight standout high school softball performances of the 2017 season.

Arizona Has 50 U.S. News Best Schools In The Country For 2018

Arizona's Best High Schools For 2018 - Phoenix, AZ - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how AZ schools ...

Teen suicide town hall slated Monday at Desert Vista High  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Motivated partially by the self-inflicted deaths of seven East Valley teenagers in a space of six weeks this summer, a conference on teen suicide will be held ...

District 'aware and outraged' by racial slur in photo from Desert Vista High School seniors  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Several Valley high school students are in hot water after donning an offensive message and posting the evidence on social media.

DPS troopers hurt; suspect dead in shooting that shuts I-17 in Phoenix  AZCentral

Three Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers were injured and a suspect was killed Monday after a shooting that also involved Mesa police on Interstate ...

Dutch Bros. opens in Ahwatukee: Get coffee deals, raise money for Desert Vista High School  AZCentral

Get coffee deals when Dutch Bros. opens its first Ahwatukee branch on Feb. 24. The drive-through coffee shop is on Chandler Boulevard and 32nd Street.

Ahwatukee hosts state debut of 'Disney Frozen Jr.'  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Is there any better stage musical to watch during June in Arizona than “Disney Frozen Jr.” — all that snow, all that ice, all that cold!

Desert Vista High boys volleyball team riding high on court  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The Desert Vista High School boys volleyball team has a pair of high-level players.

Coaching turnover continues to dog Desert Vista High  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Despite all its success in sports, Desert Vista High School just might have set a record it really didn't want. Desert Vista won back-to-back state titles in girls ...

NFL draft: N'Keal Harry joins list of Arizona high school first-round selections  AZCentral

Arizona hadn't had a former high school football player drafted in the first round of the NFL draft since 2015.

6 Desert Vista High thespians in 'Newsies' at Herberger  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Five Desert Vista High School students and a sixth who just graduated are among the 60 cast members of Valley Youth Theater's season-opening presentation ...

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.

DV grad works on hope for the hearing impaired  Ahwatukee Foothills News

As a student at Desert Vista High School before graduating in 2009, Darcy Frear had a kind of love-hate relationship when it came to engineering.

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Desert Vista sophomore dies over the weekend | Ahwatukee Foothills  East Valley Tribune

High school student Trenton Keller, 16, was found dead by family members early morning Sunday. Keller was a member of both the junior varsity lacrosse and ...

DONAHUE, John Henry "Jack"  Arizona Daily Star

DONAHUE, John Henry "Jack". age 25, passed away on February 3, 2019 in Phoenix. Jack was born on January 4, 1994 in Tucson and resided in Northern ...

Ahwatukee teen vying for a state crown | Community Focus  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Leilani “Lani” Nish is crossing her fingers as she heads to this weekend's Miss Arizona's Outstanding Teen 2019 competition to vie for the crown in the crowded ...

Bothered by Sky Harbor flight path noise? Attend an FAA meeting this week  AZCentral

If you're concerned about noise from planes using Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, you can make your voice heard at workshops being held by the ...

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