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First-ever “Baseball Day Arizona” is Saturday  FOXSports.com

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 ...



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.



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.



Jalen Jelks 2019 NFL Draft Profile  Last Word on Pro Football

Edge defender prospect Jalen Jelks registered 15 sacks and 29 tackles for loss during a productive four-year career with the Oregon Ducks.



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 ...



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 ...



VIDEO: Parents voice concerns over handling of social media threats against high schools  AZFamily

More than 100 parents attended a meeting and some voiced their concerns about the handling of social media threats against Valley schools.



Desert Vista captures 6A boys volleyball title for Alex DePriest  AZCentral

More than a month after Desert Vista's boys volleyball team was devastated by the death of team manager Alex DePriest, the Thunder fulfilled her wish.



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 ...



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

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.



Desert Vista High School girl apologizes for N-word incident  azcentral.com

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 ...



Desert Vista High School volleyball player dies of medical complications  12news.com 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 ...



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

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



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

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



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 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 ...



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.



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: ...



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 HS grads get $33 million in scholarships  AZFamily

When it comes to success at Valley schools, Desert Vista High School is making waves. Their graduating class this year received more than $33-million in ...



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 ...



Student arrested after social media threats were made against McClintock High School  AZCentral

A McClintock High School student was arrested Sunday after threats were made against the school on social media, the Tempe Police Department said.



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



Four Ahwatukee Boy Scouts to be honored for making Eagle  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Four Ahwatukee Boy Scouts have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and were honored with the traditional Court of Honor ceremony on Aug. 14, at Esperanza ...



Proving ground: Arizona high school football Week 6 story lines  AZCentral

A look across the state for the 10 best Arizona high school football story lines in Week 6.



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.



Thunder thespians tackle intense drama | Arts & Life  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Desert Vista High School thespians will present a powerful drama with a contemporary message this week.



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.



Ripple effects of racial slur T-shirts at Desert Vista High in Phoenix continue  azcentral.com

Several days after photo of 6 girls wearing T-shirts depicting the N-word brought U.S. attention to a Phoenix high school, ripple effect continues.



Thunder thespians hope you're off to see the wizard  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Ahwatukee residents might want to follow the yellow brick road to Desert Vista High School because Dorothy and her trio of odd friends will be there – along with ...



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.



Desert Vista High's new yearbook recognized for creativity  Ahwatukee Foothills News

A group of Desert Vista High School journalists earned national recognition for their work on the 2018 yearbook that will be distributed to the student ...



First ‘Baseball Day Arizona’ set for April 13  FOXSports.com

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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



19th annual Transportation Day coming Saturday | Community Focus  Ahwatukee Foothills News

For the first time in its 19-year history, Transportation Day at God's Garden Preschool on Liberty Lane in Ahwatukee is being held at the beginning of February ...



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).



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

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



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 ...



Christmas season gets in full swing starting Friday  Ahwatukee Foothills News

With Christmas less than a month away, Ahwatukee is alive with the sights and sounds of the season.



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 from Arizona high school football quarterfinals  AZCentral

Let's look at what happened across the state in Friday's Arizona high school football state quarterfinals.



Desert Vista High Assistant Principal Barela to be new principal  azcentral.com

Christine Barela, a 12-year Tempe Union High School District administrator, will become principal of the Tempe Union High School District's largest high school, ...



Freshman from Desert Vista mysteriously dies  ABC15 Arizona

A mother is left heartbroken and confused after her son, a freshman athlete and stellar student at Desert Vista High School, suddenly became sick and passed ...



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.



Week 4 Arizona high school football scores  AZCentral

Three weeks are in the books. This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Week 4 for games played on Thursday, Sept. 6, Friday, Sept.



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 ...



Former Valley teacher featured in documentary about cyberbullying  ABC15 Arizona

Desert Vista High School is getting national attention again after a former teacher was featured in the Showtime documentary series "Dark Net."



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 ...



Mysterious death of Desert Vista freshman devastates Phoenix family  12news.com

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 ...



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 ...



Arizona high school football rankings through Oct. 12  AZCentral

A look at where the top Arizona high school football teams are ranked through Week 9. Super 10. No. 1 Peoria Centennial Coyotes (8-0). The Coyotes may ...



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: ...



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.



Pride conductor forges ties with past, present band members  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Mountain Pointe High School's Lionhearts Marching Band is on a mission to continually improve and add to its ranks, as graduating senior members mean ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



Ahwatukee brothers, dad surf to help mentoring network  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Surfing 100 waves in one day is not for the faint of heart, but for Ahwatukee brothers Jyles and Vaughn Watson, it was well worth the nearly five hours it took to ...



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

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 ...



She's helped teen moms, now is turning to help others  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Bronwyn Paes, director of the Tempe Union High School District's Teen-Aged Pregnancy and Parenting program, knows what it means to overcome adversity ...



Desert Vista lacrosse players finding success  azcentral.com

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



Don Fletcher | Meet The Ld18 Candidates  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Don Fletcher. Age: 59. Immediate Family: I have been married to Christine Fletcher for 35 years. She is a teacher and specializes in early elementary reading ...



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 ...



Across EV, high school students plead for help  East Valley Tribune

East Valley high school students are pleading for help.



Tempe superintendent: Don't let Desert Vista incident pass  azcentral.com

My Turn: Many have suggested we put the Desert Vista incident behind us and move on. But we can't do that just yet.



Desert Vista High hosts marching band competition  Arizona Republic

The multiple state-champion Desert Vista High School marching band on Saturday, Oct. 4, hosts the inaugural Thunder in the Hills Invitational high school band ...



3 women help make this 'Nutcracker' an Ahwatukee classic  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The pageantry, glitz and glamor of the annual “Ahwatukee Foothills Nutcracker Ballet” – performed at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 and 2 p.m. Sunday, ...



Ahwatukee teen backing up Josh Groban at arena Friday  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Only two months after starting her freshman year at Northern Arizona University, Ahwatukee native Abby Dotts has made enough of an impression with her choir ...



Teacher claims racial bias at Ahwatukee school  azcentral.com

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 ...



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 ...



AZ Talk: Would you expel teens who spelled racist word?  azcentral.com

AZ Talk: Our readers panel discusses the Desert Vista High School teens whose Snapchat photo went viral.



Governor signs K-12 bill, TU and Kyrene reopen Friday  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The State Legislature early today passed the bill giving teachers and school districts money, moving Arizona one step closer to the resumption of classes as Gov ...



Return of the Mac: MacDougall Thriving At UVU  Sports360AZ

Connor MacDougall simply can't hide his smile. If you're familiar with his unique journey to Utah Valley University, it's easy to understand why. The 6-foot-9, ...



Desert Vista dancers performed with Katy Perry  azcentral.com

The hardest part was keeping it a secret, Ahwatukee Foothills students say.



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 ...



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.



Arizona high school football Super 10, conference rankings: After Week 4  AZCentral

These are the Richard Obert Arizona high school football rankings after Week 4. As always you can find tons of high school sports coverage at ...



In Your Neighborhood: 2 Desert Vista High teachers picked for international study groups  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Two Desert Vista High School teachers will be dusting off their passports and tabulating their reward miles after getting invitations to separate international study ...



Thunder director performs with dad at Carnegie Hall  Ahwatukee Foothills News

When David Thye conducted his first concert at Carnegie Hall in 2005, he never realized that the performance would propel him to a residency at the famed ...



Ahwatukee native Josh Mendoza releases 1st full-length film  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Josh Mendoza, who grew up in Ahwatukee and graduated from Desert Vista High School in 2002, has released his first full-length feature film.



Arizona football recruiting: 2019 punter Kyle Ostendorp commits to Wildcats  Arizona Desert Swarm

The Arizona Wildcats added a much needed punter to their 2019 class Monday, landing a commitment from Desert Vista High School's Kyle Ostendorp.



DVHS solar cars heading off to Racing the Sun  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Since early September, 21 Desert Vista High School technology students have been working with teacher Dan Zavaleta during and after school to build ...



Mountain Pointe softball player ruled ineligible | Arizona Sports  AZFamily

It's a very exciting time for Arizona high school softball players. They worked hard and the season is about to begin. But for Mountain Pointe's Taylor Delgado, ...



David Hoye | Meet The Ld18 Candidates  Ahwatukee Foothills News

David Hoye. AGE: 59. Immediate family: Mary, my wife of 37 years, and our sons, Thomas and Patrick. Community you live in: Mountain Park Ranch area of ...



Diabetes community reacts to teen's sudden death  12news.com KPNX

PHOENIX, Ariz- As a Valley community mourns the sudden death of Desert Vista High's Alexandra DePriest, who had Type 1 diabetes, experts say this kind of ...



Pinnacle's Marcus Libman voted high school football top performer of the week  AZCentral

Check out some of the best efforts from the quarterfinals in Arizona high school football playoffs.



Desert Vista High debate coach awarded national honor  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Victor Silva, the head coach of Desert Vista High School's speech and debate team, has been named educator of the year for Arizona by the National Federation ...



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.



Thunder boys volleyball team wins state title | Az Sports Local  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Their season was played under the dark clouds of team manager and senior Alex Depriest's tragic death from diabetes and the looming teachers strike, but ...



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.



Power points: What rankings mean down the stretch for Arizona high school football teams  AZCentral

There is now a gauge on which football teams have on what they need to do to get home field in the playoffs or just get into the fields of 16.



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