A look at the Arizona Republic Super 10, the top high school baseball teams, regardless of conference, through March 13, 2022. Super 10 Baseball 1. Chandler Hamilton Huskies, 6-0 The nation’s seventh-ranked team now face a gauntlet of top competition this week in the Boras Classic, where the best teams
Arizona State (12-16 overall, 8-10 Pac-12) hosts California (12-17, 5-13) Thursday night in a Pac-12 men’s basketball game in Tempe, Arizona. The game is scheduled for 6:00 PM MST and can be seen on Pac-12 Networks. Who will win the game? Check out these picks and predictions for the contest.
Arizona State’s basketball team is only 12-16 this season. But the Sun Devils become the team opponents don’t want to face in the 2022 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament. Bobby Hurley’s side have won five of their last six games heading into the regular season finals against California and Stanford at
Arizona State’s women’s basketball team seemed to have learned from past mistakes in the past four early pace losses to UCLA. Despite a strong first quarter, ASU struggled to maintain its lead and fell 59-52 to UCLA on Saturday at Desert Financial Arena. ASU (12-13, 4-9 Pac-12) lost its fifth
Arizona State (11-16, 7-10) at Utah (11-17, 4-14) When: 8 p.m., Saturday, February 26, Huntsmen Center, Salt Lake City. TV: ESPNU. Radio: 98.7 FM (KMVP-FM) The last time they played: The teams played Jan. 17 in Tempe with ASU winning 64-62, and Kimani Lawrence scoring a team-high 18 points. The
Arizona State’s Senior Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations, Mark Brand, is among six named to the College Sports Information Directors of America’s (CoSIDA) Hall of Fame Class of 2022. Festivities honoring the six new inductees will take place at the organization’s 65th Annual Convention June 26-29 at Mandalay Bay
Arizona State (12-9, 4-4 Pac-12) at California (10-8, 1-6 Pac-12), Wed., Feb. 16, 2 p.m., Pac-12 Networks, KAZG (2:40 p.m.) — Arizona State is coming off a split series against then-sixth-place Arizona. The Sun Devils struggled to generate their starters’ offense in the road game against Arizona, but ASU tied
Arizona State women’s basketball once again scored a big victory in the final seconds on a massive defensive save and staying effective at the free throw line. As close as the closing seconds were on Friday at Desert Financial Arena, the cheers of jubilation and fans rushing onto the court
Arizona State’s football program continued to bolster its roster with the transfer portal, landing a commitment to cornerback Tarik Luckett, who started his college career in Colorado but played last season at Cisco Community College ( Texas). He will have two more seasons of eligibility left. The 6-foot-3, 205-pounder recorded
Arizona State softball may look like a different team after losing 11 players last season, including fifth-year stalwarts Maddi and Kindra Hackbarth, but the young team isn’t considered a weakness by coach- sixth grade chef Trisha Ford. The team will return nine starters to its roster of 19 and will
Peter Zhong is building a tradition for Arizona State hockey while returning to his roots at the 2022 Beijing Olympics. Zhong, a redshirt junior forward at ASU who is studying finance, made history in late January when he became the first Sun Devils player to make the Olympic hockey roster.
During the Arizona State football team’s 2021 season, former ASU football player Jordan Simone, a school broadcaster, made critical comments about Herm Edwards and the state from the Sun Devil football program on a podcast. He was fired following those comments, he said at the time. As the NCAA investigation
There is no rest for the weary. Arizona State’s men’s basketball team faces five consecutive nationally ranked opponents, with the last three coming in just 94 hours. They have every right to be a bit exhausted after surviving and upsetting No. 3 UCLA 87-84 in triple overtime late Saturday night
The Arizona State Sun Devils may have had a historically poor recruiting class when it comes to high school prospects, but they’ve been making noise when it comes to transfer gate acquisitions. University of Hawaii safety Khoury Bethley, a three-year starter and 2021 All-Mountain West first-team selection, is the latest
No. 19 Oregon (14-6, 6-2 Pac-12) at Arizona State (10-8, 2-3 Pac-12), Sunday, 2 p.m., Desert Financial Arena, Pac-12 Networks, KDUS (1060 AM ) — Arizona State is looking to boost its confidence after Friday’s 67-57 victory over Oregon State as the team faces Oregon for the second time this
When wrestling No. 4 Arizona State hosts No. 17 Stanford from Desert Financial Arena on Friday noon, it will be an encounter that didn’t seem likely a year ago. Stanford’s struggle overcame a dark chapter that nearly saw the university’s program cut until May 2021, when Stanford made the decision
Much of the talk surrounding Herm Edwards’ job security as Arizona State’s football coach was snuffed out when ASU athletic director Ray Anderson indicated Edwards would be back. after the Sun Devils’ victory over Arizona in November. Recent activity in ASU’s football program has reignited talk of Edwards’ potential firing.
Here are the top 10 Arizona high school basketball teams in the six Arizona Interscholastic Association conferences hosted by The Republic through January 30, 2022: Conference 6A 1. Brophy Preparation, 19-2 2. Sunnyslope, 21-2 3. Perry, 18-4 4. Pointe Montagne, 14-1 5. Hamilton, 15-6 6. Mesa, 17-6 7. Highland, 16-6
Offensive coordinator Zak Hill during spring training, Feb. 24, 2020, at the Kajikawa Practice Facility, 511 S. Rural Road, Tempe. The dominoes begin to fall as the investigation into alleged recruiting violations by Arizona State’s football program continues. Offensive coordinator Zak Hill has resigned after serving in the role for
Nate Gill, who reversed the football fortunes of Phoenix Sierra Linda and in the process was named Arizona Republic High School Coach of the Year, will be the school’s next head football coach. Secondary Desert Vista. “It’s a massive program with a ton of potential,” Gill said. “I’m excited to
Arizona State Hockey (15-12) heads to number one Minnesota State (23-5-0 overall, 17-3-0 CCHA) for a weekend series. ASU is coming off three straight road wins on an East Coast trip that included victories over the Northeast No. 11 and RIT. Both programs will be represented at the upcoming 2022
here is The RepublicArizona Interscholastic Association Men’s Basketball Rankings 6A-1A through January 23, 2022: Conference 6A 1. Brophy Preparation, 16-2 2. Sunnyslope, 18-2 3. Perry, 17-4 4. Pointe Montagne, 11-1 5. Bacha, 16-4 6. Hamilton, 13-6 7. Mesa, 15-6 8. Maricope, 20-3 9. Freedom, 15-6 10. Highland, 15-5 5A Conference
Late-game heroism wasn’t enough for Arizona State’s women’s basketball team to overcome their massive first-half deficit. Outscored 21-4 after the first quarter against Utah, the beleaguered defense that was the driving force behind ASU’s upset victory over No. 22 Colorado on Friday seemed to loosen up against Utah’s shooters, giving
It’s been nearly a month since the last game of Arizona State women’s basketball, but their identity has not been forgotten. Long-awaited as the Pac-12 conference game was, ASU’s first Test pitted them against No. 22 Colorado, a rising force in the conference. The Sun Devils showed few signs of
Arizona State’s football program continues to recharge through the transfer portal, today adding two offensive linemen – Des Holmes of Penn State and Emmit Bohle of Division II Northern State (South Dakota). Holmes, a 6-foot-5, 310-pound native of Norristown, Pennsylvania, was a substitute player at both tackle and guard for
Cyber Ninjas asked for a new judge in the Arizona Republic’s lawsuit seeking documents on the 2020 election review, and the company got it. But that new judge, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Michael Kemp, ruled the same way in an almost identical case: The Cyber Ninjas’ records are public
Ethan Long came to Arizona State in 2019 to fight for the starting quarterback spot. He was nicknamed “Captain America” by head coach Herm Edwards for his versatility, work ethic, and All-American appeal. He was the first player in program history to hold the team captaincy as a true freshman.
There’s one less interim coach on Arizona State’s football coaching staff, as Aaron Fletcher has officially been named defensive backs coach. Fletcher fills the void temporarily filled last season by Donnie Henderson, who was on staff as a consultant but was promoted to interim manager after coach Chris Hawkins was
With DJ Davidson forgoing his final year of eligibility and declaring himself for the NFL Draft, the Arizona State Sun Devils needed a nose tackle. Well, they seem to have found one and it comes courtesy of Transfer Portal. University of Miami’s Nesta Jade Silvera, a 6-foot-2, 306-pound, is heading
Arizona State men’s golf rallied with eight straight wins to clinch a 15-9 victory over Arizona in the second annual Copper Cup on Monday at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club. Arizona entered Day 2 leading 7-5 after Sunday’s first day of action. Even with a two-point deficit, ASU coach Matt
There doesn’t seem to be a logical explanation why Jalen Graham played his best basketball when he did. The 6-foot-9 Mountain Pointe High School product has practiced just a handful of times in the past three weeks and only once in the two weeks before Saturday’s ASU showdown against Colorado
Arizona State linebacker Eric Gentry was named freshman All-American by the Football Writers Association of America, which recognized 27 athletes nationally. Gentry, a Philadelphia native, becomes a consensus Freshman All-American, after receiving the honor from a majority of national publications. ESPN, Pro Football Focus, 247 Sports and Pro Football Network
Cruz Rushing has had to prove himself on the football field all his life, so this next step will be just another test of his resilience and perseverance that has helped him excel. Rushing, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound senior defensive back at Tucson Salpointe Catholic, announced Monday night on social media
Linebacker Darien Butler won’t play in Arizona State’s Dec. 30 Las Vegas Bowl showdown against Wisconsin after all. The Sun Devil team captain released a statement on social media on Friday saying he would instead begin preparing for the NFL Draft. Butler missed the final two games of the regular
Arizona State and the Pac-12 unveiled the 2022 ASU football team schedule on Thursday. The Sun Devils open the season Sept. 1 against Northern Arizona at Sun Devil Stadium. Their other non-conference games include a Sept. 10 game at Big 12 runner-up Oklahoma State and a Sept. 17 home game
Arizona State’s football program may have had some early promise, but those who delivered on their commitments had no doubts about where they wanted to spend their college years. Wednesday marked the first day of the early signing period and ASU landed six prospects — five high school players one
Arizona State football has begun preparations for the upcoming Las Vegas Bowl against Wisconsin with some familiar faces back on the field and some missing. One of Tuesday’s most notable additions was senior linebacker Darien Butler. Butler, who was recently named to the second team for All-Pac-12 selections, missed the
Next: The Grand Canyon in the State of Arizona To place: Desert Financial Arena Time: 7:30 p.m. (Thursday) TV: Pac-12 network. Radio: ESPN 620AM/98.7FM Last meeting: The teams played in December of last season at the GCU with ASU winning 71-70, the difference being a 3-pointer from Remy Martin with
The All-Pac-12 selections were released Tuesday, and it didn’t take long for the Arizona State football community to notice the omission of a first-team Sun Devil player. Running back Rachaad White was a second-team selection, along with UCLA running back Zach Charbonnet. The team’s first selections for the position were
Here’s the updated Arizona Republic high school football rankings for major schools, which still have a week left in the season. The 3A and 2A qualifiers started on Friday. It’s until November 5, 2021. Conference 6A 1. Chandler, 9-0 2. Chandler Hamilton, 9-0 3. Chandler Basha, 10-0 4. Gilbert Highland,
Here are the updated Arizona Republic high school football rankings through October 29, 2021. Conference 6A 1. Chandler, 8-0 2. Chandler Hamilton, 8-0 3. Chandler Basha, 9-0 4. Red Mountain Mesa, 8-1 5. Peoria Liberty, 6-2 6. Gilbert Highland, 6-2 7. Mesa Mountain View, 7-1 8. Phoenix Brophy Prep, 6-2
There will be several future college football players on display Friday night at Central where Brophy Prep takes on Centennial at Central High Stadium. Here is an overview of the key players from both teams: BROPHY PREP BRONCOS (5-2) Benjamin Morrison, BC, 6-1, 180, Sr. He is hoping to come
For Connie Cone Sexton, celebrating lives well lived has become a special calling. After years of covering communities, schools, city government and other topics for The Phoenix Gazette, The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com, Sexton lobbied his editors for a new assignment: “A Life Remembered.” . It became a pioneering column
Sixteen Arizona nonprofits will share more than $333,000 through the Gannett Foundation’s A Community Thrives grantmaking and crowdfunding initiative. Principal recipient, Tempe-based Lily’s Pad, is receiving $20,000 to help build a hyper-clean play facility for children with autoimmune diseases, cancer and heart defects. The 5-year-old Community Thrives program supports education,
As the first woman to be hired at the Arizona Republic’s news desk, Charlotte Buchen has always been respected and praised. And that praise, say her closest friends, was earned by her tenacious and crisp personality that would always drive her to get to the bottom of any story. “Charlotte
Ahead of its schedule Phoenix Rally SaturdayDonald Trump has taken aim at an Arizona senator who criticized the Trump-inspired election audit. The former president issued a press release on Thursday criticizing Sen. Paul Boyer, R-Glendale, for doing “everything in his power to delay the damning forensic audit of Maricopa County.”
Nice to meet you ! My name is Amelia Goe, and I’m your new wine columnist at The Arizona Republic. I’m a longtime food and wine professional who’s gone from being an editor at the student newspaper at Arizona State University to international cuisine and working with food-focused nonprofits. food.
The Society of Professional Journalists presented its Sunshine Award to a collaborative investigation by the Arizona Republic and USA TODAY into how special interest groups are drafting copycat legislation in state houses across the country. Both newsrooms and the Center for Public Integrity were honored for their work on “Copy.
The first edition of Arizona Republican newspaper did not contain a sports section, but a sports story featured on the front page. It wasn’t much, just the scores of five “live” “baseball” (two words) games played across the country the previous day, May 18, 1890, including the Toledo Maumees beating
The Arizona Republic, along with two other news outlets, won the 2020 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Journalism, one of journalism’s most prestigious accolades. The “Copy. Paste. Legislate” series was published in cooperation with USA TODAY and the Center for Public Integrity. He was one of six finalists for the award.
A look at the final Arizona Republic Men’s High School Football Super 10 standings, regardless of conference: Soccer Boys Super 10 No. 1 Phoenix Brophy Prep Broncos 22-2-1 They end the season where they started, ranked No. 1 by the Arizona Republic. Once again, forward Francesco Montanile, player of the
A look at the Arizona Republic’s preseason softball Super 10, which includes all conferences in the state: Super 10 Pre-Season Softball #1 Phoenix Sandra Day O’Connor Eagles The defending 6A champions return their two big bats to the lineup, sophomore Jocelyn Erickson (Oklahoma commit) and junior Rylee Holtorf (Washington commit),
Here’s the Arizona Republic’s 2020 preseason high school softball All-Arizona team, plus others to watch this season: All-Arizona Preseason Softball Team Launcher Morgan Smith, Phoenix Pinnacle, Sr. Signed with LSU, she was 15-0 with a .90 ERA and batted .591 with 40 hits and 38 RBI on the runner-up 6A
As we begin the state tournaments, here’s a look at the Arizona Republic High School Basketball Super 10, the best teams in the state, regardless of conference. Great 10 Until February 17, 2020 No. 1 Goodyear Millennium Tigers 21-5 With super juniors DaRon Holmes and Justus Jackson leading this team,
The Arizona Republic, along with three news organizations, is a finalist for the 2020 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Journalism, one of journalism’s most prestigious honors. The “Copy. Paste. Legislate” series in cooperation with USA TODAY and the Center for Public Integrity is one of six finalists for the award. The