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Breaking down the 6A Arizona high school football semifinals  AZCentral

The two biggest 6A, 5A and 4A football games of the season are here. And, while it may look like a foregone conclusion that Chandler will sail through 6A, ...

Photos: Chandler vs. Highland high school football 6A semifinal

Photos: Chandler vs. Highland high school football 6A semifinal.

Chandler beats Gilbert Highland in 6A semifinal overtime thriller  AZCentral

No. 1 Chandler advances to the 6A final against No. 6 Gilbert Perry.

Police investigate possible threat to Basha High School in Chandler  AZCentral

Basha High School families received an email Thursday notifying them of a possible threat to the Chandler school.

Meet the candidates for Chandler Unified's governing board  San Tan Sun News

Age: 47. Immediate family: My wife and I have three boys — Cade (18), Quinn (17) and Kye (12). Cade is serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of ...

Massive paper waterfall at Basha High School in Chandler goes viral

Jordan White, of Basha High School in Chandler, tweeted a video of a paper waterfall of epic proportions to celebrate the end of the school year.

Team effort: School saves AZ high school student  ABC15 Arizona

PHOENIX - A true team effort helped save the life of a Basha High School student who went into cardiac arrest. Nathan Carpenter, 17, is now back at school.

5 newcomers, incumbent chase 2 CUSD board seats  San Tan Sun News

By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor. Five newcomers and one longtime incumbent are vying for two seats on the Chandler Unified School District ...

Award-winning Chandler English teacher will leave profession KPNX

CHANDLER, Ariz. - A Basha High School English teacher who garnered publicity last year after she penned a passionate plea for help to Governor Doug Ducey ...

Not just for athletes, Basha High celebrates academics with yard signs

Some 165 Basha High School students who earned college credit on AP exams were surprised with celebratory front-yard signs from school administrators.

LIVE 7pm Basha Football vs Sandra Day O'connor  Sports360AZ

Two 1-0 teams square off at Basha high school. The Bears meeting Sandra Day O'connor . The broadcast of the game is produced by the students at Basha high ...

Teachers Keep Walking Out Because They Want to Save Public Education  Slate

We talked to eight who walked out in Arizona. They tell us why they did and what they hope happens next.

Chandler library treated for bed bugs after bite  ABC15 Arizona

CHANDLER, AZ - Is it an infestation of bed bugs at the Chandler Public Library on the Basha High School Campus? One Valley mother seems to think so.

School Board Candidates Address Hot Topics At Forum  San Tan Sun News

By Colleen Sparks. Managing Editor. The six candidates vying for seats on the Chandler Unified School District governing board focused on their strengths and ...

ASU coach Herm Edwards lands first in-state football commit from Basha OL Roman DeWys  AZCentral

Basha offensive lineman Roman DeWys said he gave Arizona State a football commitment to play there on Monday.

Fearing concussions, more high-school athletes walking away from football, survey suggests  AZCentral

A new survey shows that more Arizona high-school athletes are more aware of the effects of concussions and are avoiding football because of them.

LIVE 7pm Basha Football vs Corona Del Sol  Sports360AZ

Live high school football play by play, Basha Bears vs Corona Del Sol Aztecs. The broadcast is produced by the students of Basha high school. Click on the link ...

Arizona high school and college players taken in 2018 MLB draft  AZCentral

Thirty-seven players with Arizona ties were taken over the course of the three-day 2018 MLB draft.

Texas football commits in the playoffs, Nov. 15-17  Burnt Orange Nation

16 future Longhorns are in the playoffs and hope to extend their season by at least another week.

41 Arizona public schools earn Arizona Educational Foundation A+ School of Excellence™ Award  Arizona Education News Service

The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) announced the names of 41 Arizona public schools receiving the coveted A+ School of Excellence™ award for the ...

Award-winning Arizona teacher to leave profession due to low pay

An award-winning Arizona teacher has announced she would not be returning to the state's education system next year due to low funding for education.

Female kicker Becca Longo makes college football history

She is the first in Chandler Basha history. She is believed to be the first in Arizona history.

Cubs' draft features a West Coast lean  Chicago Tribune

The Cubs' first four picks in the amateur draft were from the West Coast.

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.

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 ...

Basha pitcher Kennade Rausch's 'Strike Out Alzheimer's' campaign  AZFamily

A Basha High School pitcher has started a campaign to raise awareness for Alzheimer's after her grandmother's personal struggle with the disease.

Basha High teacher arrested after student alleges sexual abuse  East Valley Tribune

A teacher at Chandler's Basha High School was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexually abusing two female students.

Basha football players learning to keep pace with new coach Rich Wellbrock

Basha football players will have to learn to get used to their new football coach's frenzied pace as they try to crank up a defense that can challenge Chandler, ...

UA to give college credit to Basha High students

UA to grant college credit to Basha High School students at a fraction of tuition cost.

Basha QB Ryan Kelley on his decision to commit to ASU

Chandler Basha quarterback Ryan Kelley realizes it was a quick decision, committing to Arizona State a few days after decommitting from Oregon.

Basha OT Jonathan Nathaniel has high interest in Arizona  Arizona Desert Swarm

The Arizona Wildcats might just be in the market to land one more piece on the offensive line for this 2017 class, despite already holding 26 commitments.

Arizona State Legislators join public school teachers for a day  Arizona Education News Service

Arizona State Legislators from all thirty districts have been invited to shadow local public school teachers for a day in September. The experience these ...

Open enrollment makes choosing high schools complicated for athletes  East Valley Tribune

It's one of the most important decisions parents have to make: Where will their child go to school? The open-enrollment policy in Arizona high schools can make ...

Chandler Basha, Glendale Ironwood win Sports Awards Fan Experience basketball contest

Chandler Basha and Glendale Ironwood are a co-winners of the Sports Awards, presented by Arby's, Fan Experience contest during the ...

Chandler's Accelerated Middle School pushes advanced pace | East Valley Education News  East Valley Tribune

Lights dimmed, students in an eighth-grade economics class at Chandler's Accelerated Middle School at Basha High School use computers to create a budget ...

Despite raises, award-winning Arizona teacher doesn't regret leaving job

Mallory Heath, a former high school teacher in Chandler, said she's not second-guessing her decision to leave Arizona's education system for financial reasons.

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.

Cubs draft player with pet goat | Arizona Sports  AZFamily

Prior to the 2016 World Series, a Cubs draft pick with a pet goat might not have been embraced by the fan base.

Ram Tough: Harris Ready To Lead Maricopa  Sports360AZ

First-year head football Brandon Harris always believed Maricopa High School was a football sleeping giant. Now he's trying to prove it in central Arizona.

Chandler Hamilton principal retires from school he built

"Why is it that Hamilton is so successful at everything?" asked Basha High School principal Ken James who will become the head of Hamilton next year.

Chandler schools offer top-notch education with plenty of options  East Valley Tribune

The Chandler Unified School District is a premier district of choice. Academic achievement is a high priority in the district as evidenced by test scores that exceed ...

2 teachers in CUSD vie for top award | News  East Valley Tribune

Two veteran Chandler Unified School District teachers are among the five finalists for Arizona's teacher of the year.

How they fared: Tracking ASU's class of 2019 football recruits  AZCentral

This season we are following the performances of members of Arizona State's 2019 football recruiting class.

High school graduates of azcentral's media innovation camp imagine future of news  AZCentral

Annual High School Media Innovation Camp teaches 20 students about existing and emerging ways to deliver news *content* to tech-savvy consumers.

21 Arizona high schools make national 'most challenging' list; 4 included in top 10  Phoenix Business Journal

"The Washington Post" developed a way to measure the most challenging schools in the country, and four of them -- three in metro Tucson and one in Chandler ...

Did your kids pass an AP exam? Their teacher got a bonus  AZCentral

Arizona teachers and schools will get $3.8 million this year in state bonuses for AP tests, but the money's spread across the state isn't even.

Ten most intriguing Arizona high school athletes in 2017  AZCentral

They didn't have to be the best in their sport, but these 10 to me were the most intriguing high school athletes in Arizona preps in 2017.

Basha (Chandler, Ariz.) QB Ryan Kelley awarded with Under Armour All-America jersey  USA TODAY High School Sports

Chandler Basha senior quarterback Ryan Kelley could have made the read option to change schools amid the struggles to win during his high school career.

CalAtlantic Homes Announces Grand Opening Of Pescara, Offering Premier, Gated Community Living In Chandler, AZ  PR Newswire

CHANDLER, Az., Dec. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CalAtlantic Homes, one of the nation's largest homebuilders, has announced the debut of Pescara, an enclave ...

Hamilton High principal stepping down | Chandler  East Valley Tribune

It's been a good, long run for Hamilton High School principal Fred DePrez. But he has decided the time has come for him to walk away.

Chandler couple building Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home with views of San Tan Mountain  AZCentral

The Carpenter family in Chandler is building their dream home following Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian principles.

AZ Dept. of Education recognizes outstanding civics programs at 35 schools  Arizona Education News Service

Thirty-five Arizona public schools are being recognized for their outstanding civics programs as 2016-17 Arizona Civic Engagement schools by the Arizona ...

Chandler Basha QB Ryan Kelley commits to ASU

A few days after Chandler Basha junior quarterback Ryan Kelley posted on Twitter that he was decommitting from Oregon, he posted on social media on Friday ...

Chandler High School football looks loaded again

Chandler had a guest for its second spring football practice -- a 6-foot-5, 330-pound lineman from Alaska. Welcome to maybe the most loaded football team in ...

High school teacher explains why she 'loathes' Arizona Gov. Ducey

Mallory Heath, a fifth-year teacher in the Chandler Unified School District, says she decided to write the essay after learning about Gov. Doug Ducey's proposed ...

Arizona’s open-enrollment policy can make choosing high schools complicated for athletes  Cronkite News

Athletes face challenges as they are required to sit out a season of their sport if they transfer high schools due to Arizona's open-enrollment policy.

Millennium DL Anthonie Cooper, impressed by ASU's win over Michigan State, commits to Sun Devils  AZCentral

Impressed by the environment during Arizona State's big win over Michigan State, Millennium's Anthonie Cooper left knowing he could play there.

McLellan: Chandler Basha's Becca Longo embracing spotlight she deserves

Becca Longo is a trailblazer for kicking over another barrier for women in sports, and she's earned the attention.

Recruiting: List of 2019 ASU football commitments

This is the list of recruits for the 2019 class for Arizona State football.

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...

Local students named National Merit Scholarship winners SanTan Sun News  San Tan Sun News

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced over 3,200 National Merit Scholarship winners, including 20 Chandler students, on June 7. National ...

Harvard is next for graduating Gilbert girl, 11

Valedictorian Ria Cheruvu called her teachers the "supreme beings of knowledge and wisdom"

Winners and Finalists for the 2018 Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards Announced by Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority  Arizona Daily Star

Ed Denison Business Leader of the Year: Heidi Jannenga, WebPT, Phoenix; Judges Award: Al Maag, MaagComplus, Tempe. One company within each of the ...

Boys state basketball: Basha ousts defending state champion | Sports  East Valley Tribune

A year ago, the Basha boys basketball found itself on the losing end of the state semifinal game to Mesa.

Eddie Basha a lifelong champion of kids, education, opportunity for all  East Valley Tribune

Across the East Valley this week, educators, school leaders, elected officials, family and friends expressed their sorrow upon hearing about the death of Eddie ...

High schools adopting analytics modeled after the big leagues  Cronkite News

Using analytics to improve performance is all the rage in professional sports, and now it is trickling down to high schools.

8 Phoenix-area high schools with highest graduation rates

Starting with the class of 2013, the Arizona Department of Education required students to complete 22 credits to graduate from high school. That was two credits ...

Antonio Pierce brings intensity to new ASU football recruiting role  AZCentral

Antonio Pierce played football at Arizona but his respect for Herm Edwards brought him to ASU as linebacker coach and now recruiting coordinator.

Southeast Valley A+ schools in 2014

Southeast Valley public schools that earned A+ School of Excellence Awards in 2014 from the Arizona Educational Foundation. Learn more about the schools.

Chandler High graduate has 13-year perfect attendance record

Chandler High School graduate Briana Espinosa has not missed a day of school in 13 years, from kindergarten through 12th grade.

Graduating seniors taking the stage for commencement in East Valley  East Valley Tribune

Graduating seniors in the East Valley are taking in lots of scholarship money for colleges and universities. So far, they have received more than $200 million in ...

2017 high school football 2-a-days: 6A Southwest region preview

This is the go-to place for region previews for the 2017 Arizona high school football season. This will be updated frequently, breaking down two regions at a time, ...

QB Spencer Rattler returns, leads Pinnacle (Ariz.) to win on GEICO ESPN High School Kickoff  USA TODAY High School Sports

What went down at Phoenix Pinnacle is something that will never be forgotten. In front of a national television audience as part of the GEICO ESPN High School ...

Hamilton football gets new head coach for upcoming season  East Valley Tribune

Hamilton High School assistant principal Dick Baniszewski has been named the interim head football coach for Hamilton High School for the 2017 season.

Arizona high school football year-round practices able to go full throttle

Football coaches might not feel the AIA rule's full impact of year-round practices until the winter and spring months after the regular season.

Freshman filmmaker explores reel life at ASU  Arizona State University

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles of fall 2017 incoming ASU students. Arizona State University freshman Ashley Sorensen believes film, theater and ...

Arizona high school football commitments class of 2017

These are the high school football players in Arizona who will be members of the 2017 college football recruiting class. Verbal commitments are non-binding.

High school pitcher Hayden Nierman finds strength wearing amulet with ashes of his father during games

When he's on the mound, Desert Mountain High pitcher Hayden Nierman carries his father's ashes around his neck in a silver amulet.

Belles, James, and the Police Report  Sports360AZ

Now that the police report has come out in the Hamilton scandal, I've taken a few days to gather my thoughts on what I've read around the investigation with ...

Quarterback factory Chandler has 3-way battle for job

Chandler might be the biggest quarterback factory in the state. But the position has not been such a question mark in spring football since Brett Hundley took the ...

From Basha Bear To Adams State Grizzly: Becca Longo Boots Her Way Into History  Colorado Public Radio

When Becca Longo signed a national letter of intent with Adams State University in Alamosa, Colorado, she didn't think it was a big deal. She knew that other ...

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for September 10, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 9/10-9/16)

Hoophall West Brings Hall of Fame Lineup to Arizona  FloHoops

Hoophall West is heading to Arizona to deliver another hall of fame-caliber high school boys basketball showcase on December 9-10.

Personal Triumphs: Once a high school standout, Basha coach Hambicki stays connected to the court  East Valley Tribune

Basketball is the one constant for Tommy Hambicki for as long as he can remember. Growing up in Gilbert, Hambicki loved to watch, talk about, and, most of all, ...

Arizona high school basketball holiday tournaments schedule

A look at high school basketball holiday tournaments on tap:

Adams State female football kicker eager to make her mark  Star Tribune

The field goal kicker from Adams State thought about her range for a moment.

Basha stays undefeated with OT win at Brophy Prep  USA TODAY High School Sports

Chandler Basha, the only undefeated team in last week's Visit Mesa Basketball Challenge, remained unbeaten this season.

Higley High in Gilbert one of 'America's Most Challenging'  Arizona Republic

Higley is one of 16 schools in Arizona to make the Washington Post's annual list.

Chandler USD to pay $183,968 for kids' activities

The Chandler Unified School District has agreed to transfer $183,968 to its schools for after-school activities after a state Attorney General's Office investigation ...

Viewpoints: Solving Arizona's high-school dropout problem

Viewpoints: Arizona's high-school graduation rate is among the nation's lowest. But there are proven strategies to fix it.

16 Southeast Valley schools win A+ awards

Sixteen of the 34 schools who won A+ Awards from the Arizona Educational Foundation are in the Southeast Valley.

Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.

Guns on school grounds: Who's actually keeping track in Arizona?  AZFamily

Since the start of the 2012-2013 academic year, schools in Maricopa County have dealt with a firearm on campus at least 47 times. But what many school ...

2017 Arizona high school football previews: Top 10 teams ready to crash the party

A look at under-the-radar high school football teams in Arizona ready to take the next step up.

Chandler district high schools celebrate graduations Wednesday  East Valley Tribune

Students in the Chandler Unified School District's high schools receive their diplomas Wednesday night. They already have some impressive resumes.

Corona del Sol falls to No. 1 seed Brophy Prep  East Valley Tribune

The No. 16 seed, Corona del Sol High School boys basketball team (15-13) fell to top seed Brophy College Prep (25-1) in the first round of this year's Arizona ...

Basha Tabs Wellbrock To Bring Bears Out of Hybernation  Sports360AZ

Rich Wellbrock decided it was time to make the move. No, the well-established high school football coach is not leaving the Valley, just moving from one side to ...

Bordow: Casteel young but will grow up fast

Queen Creek Casteel will play its first year of varsity football this fall with only freshmen and sophomores.

High school football notes: Jerry Rice's son starting own path at Hamilton

Brenden Rice, a wide receiver on Chandler Hamilton's freshman team, is considered a can't-miss prospect. And that's not because his father is Hall of Famer ...

Arizona Sports Awards Athletes of the Week

Each week, azcentral sports' Arizona Sports Awards, presented by Valley Chevy Dealers, honors a Male and Female Athlete of the Week, presented by ...

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