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EHS Firebirds move on to state football championship

EHS Firebirds move on to state football championship

The No. 2 seeded Firebirds beat the No. 3 seeded Lions from Pusch Ridge Christian Academy, 45 to 10, in the 3A semifinal playoffs yesterday at Mountain Pointe High School.
Eastmark Swim & Dive Team sees 1st Firebird in swim history to place on podium

Eastmark Swim & Dive Team sees 1st Firebird in swim history to place on podium

Legacy Cares, Bell Bank create program to combat rising cost of youth sports for communities in need

Legacy Cares, Bell Bank create program to combat rising cost of youth sports for communities in need

Play it Forward Grants Program powered by Bell Bank provides funding to nonprofits who lack resources for youth sports
Ability360 offering wheelchair curling, tennis clinics

Ability360 offering wheelchair curling, tennis clinics

“We have always believed in the value, importance and accessibility of sports for people of all abilities and disabilities,” said Gus LaZear, vice president and general manager of Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center. "We continue to expand those opportunities to engage individuals with disabilities.”
CHS Rattlers honor Braydon under Friday night lights

CHS Rattlers honor Braydon under Friday night lights

Coach Corbin Smith, the Rattlers football team and school staff made a great impact on the young man who was diagnosed in 2018 with high-risk neuroblastoma. Statistics give him a 30% survival rate. Braydon is 1 of 800 diagnosed a year with this type of cancer.
Food City celebrates 20 years of hosting community soccer tournament Nov. 5-6

Food City celebrates 20 years of hosting community soccer tournament Nov. 5-6

Outdoor soccer tournament, Copa Food City, draws more than 140 youth and adults teams across the state to Phoenix Events Complex this weekend
QCUSD sports tips: How your student athlete can prepare for their next tryout

QCUSD sports tips: How your student athlete can prepare for their next tryout

Junior high tryouts start on Oct. 19. High school tryouts/practices for winter sports begin Oct. 31.
QCUSD: Friday night lights

QCUSD: Friday night lights

ALA-Queen Creek's Will Curtis, other Arizona high school football players spearhead public service campaign to prevent teen suicide

ALA-Queen Creek's Will Curtis, other Arizona high school football players spearhead public service campaign to prevent teen suicide

Football teams from 18 high schools join Teen Lifeline, Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club to recognize Teen Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
QCHS baseball eligible for postseason after AIA lifts probation

QCHS baseball eligible for postseason after AIA lifts probation

“QCHS and the Queen Creek Unified School District are pleased with this outcome and are committed to providing an exciting and enjoyable baseball season for our players and our community,” QCHS Athletic Director Chris Driving Hawk said.