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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 ...

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

DV sophomore honored for philanthropic work | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

A Desert Vista High School sophomore and Ahwatukee native has been honored by the Ahwatukee chapter of the National Charity League for her community ...

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

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

Desert Vista hosting five other high school teams for Spring Football Showcase  AZCentral

It started with Mesa Red Mountain. Saguaro was next. Now Desert Vista will host five other schools for college coaches to see football talent.

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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: ...

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.

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.

Former Desert Vista teacher: Photo shines spotlight on racial issues  Cronkite News

Former principal Anna Battle speaks out about the photo taken on Jan. 22, at Desert Vista High School with a racial slur written across the shirts of six girls.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

10. Bobby Wade, Phoenix Desert Vista High School  Arizona Daily Star

Wade remains No. 1 on Arizona's career receiving yards list (3351 yards) over his 1999-2002 career.

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

Key Week 9 Arizona high school football games  AZCentral

Three weeks left in the season is all that's left for some teams to position themselves for a playoff spot.

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 football scores Week 5  AZCentral

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

Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 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.

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.

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Desert Vista High Assistant Principal Barela to be new principal

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, ...

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 ...

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.

A look at key games in Week 6 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.

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

The Arizona arm of the American Civil Liberties Union says a Phoenix-area high school senior should be able to wear beads and feathers on her graduation cap ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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).

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 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 ...

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 ...

Tempe superintendent: Don't let Desert Vista incident pass

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

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: ...

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.

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 ...

Desert Vista dancers performed with Katy Perry

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

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.

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.

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 ...

Local surgeon heads fetal care center | Community Focus  Ahwatukee Foothills News

When Dr. Kathleen van Leeuwen was a senior at Moon Valley High School, she serendipitously happened upon a newspaper article that would set her career ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

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

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 ...

Guitars a canvas for DV sophomore artist | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Desert Vista High School sophomore Allie Ophardt is an artist and entrepreneur who credits a fifth-grade art teacher and her current employer as inspiring her to ...

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 ...

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.

Desert Vista announces new principal | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) will be recommending Christine Barela to replace Dr. Anna Battle as principal of Desert Vista High School.

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 ...

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 ...

Desert Vista Marching Band wins sixth state title in seven years  Ahwatukee Foothills News

For the sixth time in the past seven years, the Desert Vista High School Thunder Marching Band garnered first place at the Arizona State Marching Band ...

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.

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 football recruiting: Who’s inked in the early signing period?  Arizona Sports

Live updates as the Arizona Wildcats add official letters of intent for the 2019 football recruiting class, the first full cycle under coach Kevin Sumlin.

Desert Vista High yearbook 'storms' into national spotlight  Ahwatukee Foothills News

A group of Desert Vista High School journalists are ending the school year on a high note. The staff for the school yearbook, called “The Storm,” earned national ...

Best High School Teacher | Anna Rodriguez | Best of Ahwatukee 2014  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Best High School Teacher. Anna Rodriguez. Basic Sophomore English. Desert Vista High School. 16440 S. 32nd St. (480) 706-7900.

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.

Game of the Week: Breaking down Highland-Queen Creek high school football game  AZCentral

Let's break down the Week 10 Game of the Week: Gilbert Highland (7-1) at Queen Creek (7-1)

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 ...

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 ...

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