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Meet Mrs. Claus and other famous characters, and enjoy arts, crafts & photo opps for FREE!  ABC15 Arizona

Get ready for some free, family-friendly fun to get you in the Christmas spirit! We're talking crafts, free gift cards and more!



Rewind: What we learned from Week 8 in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Spectacular plays, big moments, critical decisions, statements. Let's take a look at what we learned during Week 8 of the Arizona high school football season: ...



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. During homecoming, Gilbert Highland watched fireworks light ...



Arizona high school football rankings through Oct. 5  AZCentral

A look at the top 10 teams in the Arizona high school football divisions by azcentral sports.



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 ...



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.



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.



Arizona high school football schedule plus Richard Obert's picks for Week 6  AZCentral

This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Friday, Sept. 21 and Saturday, Sept. 22. To see the latest rankings from Richard Obert, click here.



High school class exposing students to law enforcement careers  ABC15 Arizona

A pilot program at Washington High School in Phoenix is exposing students to careers in law enforcement -- and opening their minds. "I hope all the other ...



Skyline repairs Red Mountain's damaged football locker room  AZCentral

Since Red Mountain's visiting locker room was damaged on Sept. 28, all repairs were completed by Skyline, according to Red Mountain's principal.



Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released  Patch.com

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



When should a team stop scoring in Arizona high school football games?  AZCentral

Page finished off Fort Defiance Window Rock with a 94-0 football victory Friday night, and nobody was celebrating. Page coach Mitchell Stephens wasn't excited ...



Huge 6A tilt headlines Week 7 story lines in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

The biggest 6A game of the year is on tap, leading 10 intriguing Arizona high school football story lines for Week 7.



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 ...



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.



Undefeated: Week 9 Arizona high school football intriguing story lines  AZCentral

There is one undefeated team left in 6A. Does Liberty have what it takes to beat Pinnacle? That is the leading story line for Week 9.



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.



Closing gaps: Week 10 top 10 Arizona high school football story lines  AZCentral

A look at what needs to go down in 10 intriguing Arizona high school football story lines.



Mesquite's Ty Thompson is the Week 8 high school football top performer  AZCentral

A look at the top performers from Week 8 in Arizona high school football. To nominate an outstanding student-athlete in your community, tell us here. Thank you ...



As fewer kids play high school football across Arizona, schools deal with cancellations  AZCentral

The Arizona Interscholastic Association has seen a decline from about 22000 football participants five years ago to about 19900 last year.



Schools’ response to student walkouts varied across state, nation  Cronkite News

High school students across the country walked out of class to demand action on school safety, but how far they walked and what they faced when they walked ...



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.



Bradshaw Mountain's Logan Brannan is the Week 7 Top Performer in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Take a look at the best performances in Arizona high school football from Week 7.



Chandler Prep coach, QB make it to Globe after released from hospital, inspire team to victory  AZCentral

Released from the hospital last week, head coach Chris Goodman, QB Ely Sannes get to Globe and inspire Chandler Prep to victory.



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: ...



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.



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 ...



Desert Ridge vs. Liberty leads intriguing Week 4 Arizona high school football story lines  AZCentral

A school trying to gain 6A traction. Another trying to hold it together. A night to celebrate tradition. Out-of-state excursions to prove Arizona's worth. Here are 10 ...



Game predictions: Breaking down 5A football first-round playoff games  AZCentral

Let's take a look at each game in the first round of the AIA's 5A football playoffs.



Rewind: What we learned from Week 3 in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

A look at the top moments in Week 3 across Arizona high school football on Friday night.



Game of the Week: Top prospects in the Chandler-Perry game  AZCentral

A look at players from Chandler and Gilbert Perry who might make it big in college football after their high school careers.



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

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



A closer look at the top Week 8 high school football games  AZCentral

Now that Week 8 is complete, there are just two more regular-season weeks of football till the AIA playoff brackets are set. It's time for teams to buckle down for ...



VOTE: Who is the greatest athlete from each Pensacola-area high school?  Pensacola News Journal

Last week, The Pensacola News Journal sports department put out its list of the Top 50 Greatest Athletes to come out of the Pensacola area. Now, it's your turn.



Breaking down 5A football state quarterfinals with predictions  AZCentral

It's time to take a closer look at who will advance to the 5A state football semifinals.



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



Chandler ignores distraction, rolls Perry behind RB DeCarlos Brooks  AZCentral

When it was over, Chandler players and coaches made room for No. 6 – the kid without the pads and, so far, without a season – to get into the huddle, where he ...



Snowflake football community remembers 9/11 with special jerseys, tribute video  AZCentral

In a tribute video made by Curtis Cook, Snowflake head football coach Kay Solomon's brother-in-law, the community comes together to remember 9/11.



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)



Game predictions: Breaking down 3A, 2A football first-round playoff games and 1A semifinals  AZCentral

Richard Obert has a breakdown and prediction for the 3A, 2A and 1A games on Friday and Saturday.



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 ...



Game of the Week: Turnovers help Highland rout Queen Creek  AZCentral

Gilbert Highland coach Brock Farrel was all smiles on the sideline. Friday night's game at Queen Creek was the hard-hitting, turnover circus he'd been hoping ...



Breaking down AIA football rankings: Teams sweating it out with 2 games left  AZCentral

With two games left in the regular season, Arizona high school football team on the playoff bubble are sweating it out.



Breaking down the 2A Arizona high school football semifinals  AZCentral

Phoenix Christian takes on top seed Thatcher. while St. Johns battles Eagar Round Valley.



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.



Playoffs or bust: A look at key Week 11 high school playoff games  AZCentral

This is it, the final Friday night in the regular season for Arizona high school football.



The PNJ Top 50 Greatest Athletes: 1-10  Pensacola News Journal

The PNJ Top 50 Greatest Athletes ranks the very best in the history of Pensacola-area sports as chosen by the PNJ sports department. Here's an explainer ...



'No more silence': 15,000 swarm Capitol at March For Our Lives rally in Phoenix  AZCentral

Thousands of people and students gathered at the Arizona State Capitol on March 24, 2018 to protest mass school shootings and raise awareness for gun ...



Cicis celebrates Phoenix grand opening  AZ Big Media

Cicis – the restaurant known and loved for its unlimited pizza, pasta, salad, soup and dessert buffet – recently opened the doors to its second Phoenix restaurant ...



#RedforEd: Arizona educators back to Capitol to rally for school funding  AZCentral.com

Arizona teachers on Saturday are back at the Capitol for a rally one month after tens of thousands of educators walked out of class and changed the course of ...



Barbara Ridge, who dreamed up ASU West campus, dies at 78  AZCentral

Barbara Ridge, 78, died Wednesday. She was one of the original advocates for an Arizona State University campus in the West Valley.



2018 All-Academic Baseball Team  Sports360AZ

Based on the nominations from coaches and members of the Arizona high school baseball community, Sports360AZ introduces the 2018 Arizona All-Academic ...



Arizona teachers plan protest Wednesday over low pay  AZCentral

Arizona teachers are organizing a day of protest Wednesday to highlight low wages.



Versatile baritone Nathan De'Shon Myers to join ASU School of Music  Arizona State University

Versatile baritone Nathan De'Shon Myers, who will join the School of Music in ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts in August, said he is excited to ...



Arizona graduation rate still lags behind nation at 77 percent  azcentral.com

WASHINGTON – High school graduation rates reached an all-time high of 83 percent last year, but Arizona still lagged behind the nation at 77 percent in the ...



Parkland to Columbine School Shootings List  Westword

Reporters and anchors covering yesterday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, frequently mentioned the disturbing ...



Six Arizona schools named "Beat the Odds Schools"  Arizona Education News Service

Six schools with minority-intensive, low-income student populations received gold awards and have been named "Beat the Odds Schools" based on their ...



George Shows Up, Shows Support for Carl Albert High School  OKCThunder.com

It was a scene straight out of a classic teen movie. The students, in matching t-shirts, were packed into the stands of the gymnasium. An emcee implored the ...



Mountain Pointe High School's music man returning home  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Leo Werner is back. The newly reappointed Mountain Pointe High School band and orchestra director has returned to the program he originated when the ...



2021 prospect Michael Foster commits to Arizona State basketball  AZCentral

Michael Foster -- a respected freshman -- committed to ASU shortly after watching them defeat Vanderbilt in front of Sunday's capacity crowd.



Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names  azcentral.com

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.



Maroon Madness: No. 1 Phil Mickelson vs. No. 8 Briann January  House of Sparky

The Matchup: Not only the greatest lefty golfer but one of the greatest golfers in history in Phil Mickelson takes on one of the better guards in women's basketball ...



Class, organization help aspiring educators  Arizona Education News Service

Ever since Josefina Leon was a young girl, she's wanted to be a teacher. When she learned about an education professions class at Greenway High School, ...



Arizona law enforcement agencies look to fill vacancies with job fair  KPNX 12 News TV

Recruiters say they're trying to tap into today's young people, but they're up against two emerging challenges: integrity and drug use.



New York Knicks draft Pensacola native Mitchell Robinson, city's first player drafted in 34 years  Pensacola News Journal

Pensacola's 34-year drought in the NBA Draft is over. The New York Knicks selected Pensacola native Mitchell Robinson in the second round of the NBA Draft ...



Greg Hansen: Arizona Wildcats can't afford to hire another bounce-back coach  Arizona Daily Star

Fired by the mighty Hook 'em Horns, Texas coach John Mackovic was then hired by Arizona. Outcome? Terminated after a player mutiny and, in general, ...



Arizona man sues Iowa county over wrongful arrest, 2-month jail stay  AZFamily

An Arizona man who was arrested, transported cross-country and jailed for a robbery that he didn't commit filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Iowa county and ...



Letter: Mascots don't have to be politically correct  azcentral.com

Letter to the editor: There are some of us who think fondly of what used to be the South Mountain Rebel.



The Top 100 Girls All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.



Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...



John Connelly, bankrupcty judge and St. Paul Irish booster, dies  Minneapolis Star Tribune

As Minnesota's first chief bankruptcy judge, John Connelly didn't just deal with money issues. He used his calm demeanor and sense of empathy to make ...



IMG Academy moves into No. 2 spot, Mountain Pointe (Phoenix), Roswell (Ga.) climb into Super 25  USA TODAY High School Sports

IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) knocked off one Booker T. Washington to help itself pass another Booker T. Washington for the No. 2 spot in the Super 25 high ...



Pensacola's Robinson inks Knicks contract, off to fast summer league start  Pensacola News Journal

Pensacola native Mitchell Robinson is off to a fast start in his first summer with the New York Knicks. A second-round pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, Robinson inked ...



Like father, like son? Trevor Wood is a candidate for D-line duty for Arizona Wildcats  Arizona Daily Star

Tight end Trevor Wood could help fill the void along Arizona's depleted D-line, following the lead of his father.



UWF basketball success gives needed boost to game in Pensacola: Bill Vilona  Pensacola News Journal

Vilona: Success of UWF's men's basketball program is helping give the sport a needed boost with area youth in Argos summer camp.



Nearly 40 percent of homeless youth across the country identify as LGBTQ, experts say  Cronkite News

A national human rights group reports nearly half of LGBTQ youth don't feel accepted in communities where they live.



How a terror hunt led to 5 Phoenix men  azcentral.com

Editor's note: FBI Director James Comey talked on December 9, 2015, about the San Bernardino shooting and what is known about those suspects.



Michael Connors  White Mountain Independent

Michael H. Connors went home to Heaven on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. He was born March 29, 1957, in Kirkland, Wash., the oldest of three sons born to George ...



Phoenix schools to bring on new principals  azcentral.com

Principals are held accountable for the school schedule, assigning teachers to classrooms, the quality of instruction and curriculum, and implementing services.



The Hawkeyes were in Tate Wildeman's blood, but the Huskers are his future  Omaha World-Herald

Tate Wildeman shares a lot of similarities to his dad, who played for the Hawkeyes in the 1990s. But the defensive end recruit won't be following his dad's path ...



Mountain Pointe (AZ) head coach Norris Vaughan resigns  High School Football America

After nine years as the head of the Mountain Pointe High School football program, Norris Vaughan is stepping aside. According to AZCentral.co, Vaughan is ...



141 Students from Across the Country Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their ...



The next step: A process to help close opportunity, achievement gaps  Arizona Education News Service

Education leaders discussed how to close opportunity and achievement gaps, while students shared what helps them overcome challenges and succeed during ...



Wendy Kay Zalut  Arizona Daily Sun

Wendy Kay Zalut, 59 of Flagstaff passed away December 6, 2015. She was born September 14, 1956 in Philadelphia, PA to Henry and Beverly Zalut Wendy ...



11/4 & 11/6: It's a runners weekend with Hall of Fame Dinner and Phoenix 10K & Half Marathon  AZCentral.com

One of the longest running Phoenix races is back on Nov. 6.



Pros, cons of high school basketball sectionals  azcentral.com

Basketball sectionals (in all divisions but one) are this week with games starting on Wednesday for some. They run through Saturday, before the Arizona ...



Top ASU engineering grads receive honors  Arizona State University

As the end of the fall and spring semesters approach, each of the six Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering select one undergraduate student in each of its ...



ASU professor's project emphasizes lesser-known elements of black history  Arizona State University

We've all heard of Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks and Malcolm X, but lesser-known — and in some cases even ordinary — people are just as much a part of ...



Badgers Men's Basketball Falls to Mingus Marauders  Prescott eNews

“I think we have to find more effort than that if we're going to expect to be successful,” Badgers men's basketball head coach Adam Neely said. “Tonight was ...



Nearly 40% of homeless youth identify as gay or transgender  TucsonSentinel.com

Youth who identify as LGBTQ account for no more than 10 percent of the U.S. population. But they account for 40 percent of homeless youth, and cite difficulties ...



Phoenix police searching for clues in man's shooting death  KTAR.com

Murder in north Phoenix: It happened on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 at about 10 p.m.. “Officers responded to a call of a shooting near Seventh Street and ...



CRY-ROP celebrates it graduates  Yucaipa/Calimesa News Mirror

The Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa Regional Occupational Program (CRY-ROP) conducted its annual graduation for its adult students on Wednesday, June 15, at 6 ...



Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.



Voters to elect SRP leaders  azcentral.com

Only those who own land in SRP territory may vote in the elections for the water and power operations.



Letter: How flagrant is kneeling by NFL players?  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

'Trump's snake oil histrionics are meant to deflect from his failures.'



Life in motion: ASU biophysics trains students in a young field  ASU News Now

The biophysics program at Arizona State University mirrors the field itself in both its interdisciplinary breadth and its youth.



Arizona football: Gurrola, ex-Cats play waiting game  Arizona Daily Star

In the last couple of months, former Arizona center Steven Gurrola has talked to representatives from the New York Jets, Atlanta Falcons and San Diego ...



2 killed in Falcon Field crash ID'd; 1 was exchange student from Turkey  azcentral.com

The flag at Mesa's Falcon Field Airport flew at half-staff as the community mourned and honored the pilot and young passenger who were killed when a small ...



141 Students from Across the Country Named 2015 US Presidential Scholars | The scoop  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The 51st class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics or the arts.



ASU history professor to explore African-Americans' perspective of World War II  Arizona State University

African-Americans experienced World War II as fighting against two fronts — fascism abroad and racism at home. History Professor Matthew Delmont will spend ...



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