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Man out of prison for 2 days accused of stabbing 17-year-old to death at Peoria Circle K  AZFamily

Peoria police are investigating after a 17-year-old was stabbed to death at a Circle K early Thursday morning.

Apollo High School student hit by car in Glendale, police say  ABC15 Arizona

GLENDALE, AZ — Police say an Apollo High School student was hit by a car on the way to school Tuesday morning. Glendale police say the crash happened ...

Grieving mother calls teenage son's murder at Peoria Circle K a hate crime  AZFamily

"This definitely is a hate crime," said Serina Rides, the mother of the 17-year-old who was stabbed to death outside a Peoria Circle K.

Student struck by vehicle while walking to Apollo High School in Glendale  Your Valley

Glendale police are investigating after an Apollo High School student was struck by a vehicle while she was walking to school. The incident happened around 9 ...

Award-winning coach bleeds blue and gold | Sports  Glendale Star

Inspiration comes in many different forms. An inspirational person motivates or inspires others to achieve goals and excel in life. Whether students know it or not, ...

Threadgill resigns as Apollo football coach | Sports  Glendale Star

After 13 seasons as the Apollo Hawks football team head coach, Zack Threadgill announced he is stepping down from the position.

More officers will be at Apollo High School, Online Learning Academy on Tuesday after threat  ABC15 Arizona

Glendale Union High School District says extra officers will be at Apollo High School on Tuesday after an online threat was made.

Arizona high school star RB Ali Mohamed takes his father's spirit wherever he goes  USA TODAY High School Sports

Apollo (Glendale, Ariz.) star Ali Mohamed keeps his father's memory heavy on his heart Friday nights.

Glendale police investigate threat at Apollo High School  AZCentral

Officials determined there was no threat to Apollo High School after investigating a social media post.

Apollo RB Ali Mohamed takes his father's spirit wherever he goes  AZCentral

Ali Mohamed's life was paved by a caring dad, who died suddenly during his freshman year.

GUHSD employees honored, student receives scholarship | Features  Glendale Star

Glendale Union High School District employees including teachers, support staff members, counselors and coaches were celebrated on May 1 at the annual ...

Glendale Union High School District news | Youth Of Today  Glendale Star

Governing board honors Achievement Above All recipients.

Grand Canyon University awards students tuition | News  Glendale Star

Grand Canyon University recently honored 10 Glendale students with full-tuition scholarships as part of Students Inspiring Students, a collaboration between the ...

Apollo's greatest all-time baseball lineup card

Glendale Apollo is having one of its greatest baseball seasons, still alive in the Division II tournament. This seems like a good time to roll out the school's all-time ...

Apollo High graduate assists Army in Africa  Glendale Star

John Pham knew he wanted to join the military after he graduated from Apollo High School in 2017. He has excelled in his short time in the U.S. Army.

Street preacher hit in head with baseball bat near Apollo HS in Glendale

A self-proclaimed preacher was caught on camera being attacked while students near Apollo High School in Glendale confront him over his beliefs.

Arizona Christian Baseball Signs 26 For 2020  Victory Sports Network

Head Coach Joe McDonald and the baseball staff are proud to announce the signing of 26 student athletes for the 2020 campaign. Twenty of the 26...

Woman arrested for attacking street preacher near Apollo High School  Glendale Star

A 19-year-old woman was arrested after allegedly assaulting a street preacher near Apollo High School in May.

ACU holds first national football signing events at Glendale campus  Peoria Times

Holding its first signing event at the new campus in Glendale, Arizona Christian University introduced 92 young men, who will help build the program to the ...

Arizona Christian Football Signs 92- Largest Recruiting Class Ever  Victory Sports Network

On Wednesday, Arizona Christian Football signed their largest recruiting class ever on National Signing Day as 92 recruits signed to play for ACU...

These Arizona teenagers have been accused of committing murder  AZCentral

Here is a rundown of teenagers (and even a child) accused of killing someone in Arizona.

March Madfest coming to Westgate  Glendale Star

Celebrities and high school basketball all-stars will fill Westgate when the second annual March Madfest comes to town from 6 to 9 p.m. March 22.

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.

Teen Lifeline honored for community impact  Your Valley

GuideStar, the world's largest source of nonprofit information, has awarded Arizona-based Teen Lifeline with its highest level of recognition, the 2019 Platinum ...

Lee Perreira is living his musical dream at home  Glendale Star

Lee Perreira says he's “just a worker.” Perreira puts his head down and goes to work, playing restaurants, bars and clubs around town, sharing his classic blues ...

Walmart donates $2000 to Glendale police  Your Valley

A Glendale Elementary School District bus is parked outside of a Walmart in Phoenix Saturday, July 28, 2018, during the "Stuff the Bus" school supply drive.

West Valley schools among those supporting Teen Lifeline hotline  Your Valley

Number now appears on back of student IDs. Suicide prevention specialists at Teen Lifeline are reminding those who come in contact with teenagers it is a ...

Glendale, Apollo high school pools may have to close at end of year  Glendale Star

The heated Cardinal and Apollo pools will see their intergovernmental agreement (IGA) drown when 2010 ends. The City of Glendale plans to terminate the use ...

Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...

2019 MLB Draft: Studs, locals, steals and what else you need to know  AZCentral

Get your draft hats on, folks. The MLB draft begins on June 3 and here is why you should be paying attention. The studs. Who will be the next big-league ...

Glendale Rotary Club honors three high school Students of the Month  Glendale Star

At its Nov. 2 luncheon, Glendale Rotary Club honored three students from Glendale Union High School District schools as November Students of the Month.

Preview: Bradshaw Mountain baseball hungry for 2019 season to begin  Prescott Daily Courier

Bradshaw Mountain baseball players, from left, Chase Torp, Dylan Taylor, Paxton Prentice, Jacob Platt and Jacob Roberts pose for a photo after practice ...

GCC's Stuck continues to build Gauchos volleyball program  Glendale Star

As a seventh-grader, Lisa Stuck found herself out on the blacktop bumping a volleyball around. With each thump of the volleyball against her hands, Stuck fell in ...

Matthew Liberatore gives back to his high school pitching coach  AZCentral

Fuel Factory recently opened with Mountain Ridge graduate and Tampa Bay Rays' first-round draft pick helping it take off in north Phoenix.

Students surprised with full-tuition SIS scholarships  GCU Today

Story by Lana Sweeten-Shults GCU News Bureau. Washington High School senior Juan Ballez, center, wants to become a biomedical engineer. Washington ...

Nolan Gorman, Matthew Liberatore selected in first round of MLB draft  AZCentral

Local high school star Matthew Liberatore was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays with the 16th overall pick, while Nolan Gorman went three picks later.

Arizona student walkout on gun violence turns to sit-in at governor's office  AZCentral

Hundreds of Arizona students started their day Wednesday by walking out of class to hold demonstrations on campus as part of National Walkout Day.

Schools in Arizona: 10 best, worst schools in Maricopa County  ABC15 Arizona

Newly released preliminary data from the State Board of Education grades high schools and elementary schools on their performance.

Apollo principal to retire; AP of Student Services to take over  Glendale Star

Apollo High School Principal Sue Maland can play a little hooky next fall - and no one can stop her. Maland will be retiring June 30 after 26 years of *service* in ...

Arizona teachers continue to demand raises, better school funding  PBS NewsHour

Thousands of teachers staged walk-ins at 1112 schools spanning 130 districts in Arizona, according to Arizona Educators United. But so far Gov. Doug Ducey ...

West Valley's top-scoring schools

What are the West Valley's top-scoring schools? We have the list.

Grumpy Cat, Jordin Sparks and other notable West Valley residents  Arizona Republic

Scottsdale and Paradise Valley may have reputations as celebrity hot spots, but more than a few notable people have come from the West Valley. Some notable ...

Annual military inspection at Apollo High School NJROTC  Glendale Star

Honor. Courage. Commitment. These are the core values of the Apollo Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, also known as NJROTC. In this past month, ...

Criminal justice outstanding graduate motivated by difficult life experiences  Arizona State University

Philip Wellwerts beat the odds and then some. His father was incarcerated just a few months before he was born, and growing up, he watched his birth mother ...

Glendale mayor hosts record-setting blood drive  Your Valley

Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers was the first to give blood during the Community Blood Drive, which he hosted, Wednesday, Jan. 9 at the Glendale Civic Center.

Defense again at forefront for NAU men's basketball ahead of homestand  Arizona Daily Sun

*Fresh* off three straight close games, with just one being a win, the Northern Arizona men's basketball team (5-12, 3-4 Big Sky) is set to face a tough test during.

New superintendent a GUHSD old-timer | News  Glendale Star

At 44, Brian Capistran is younger than a lot of employees at Glendale Union High School District. But, numbers can be deceiving.

Veterans Day events: Where and how to celebrate in metro Phoenix  AZCentral

From parades to museum exhibits, there's a plethora of ways to celebrate the sacrifices and contributions of veterans the weekend of Nov. 11.

Valley teen born without a jaw produces viral music KPNX

GLENDALE, Ariz. - It was a big night for an inspirational teen rapper from Glendale, who was born without a jaw. Isaiah Acosta graduated from Apollo High ...

Local young soccer player joins national team in Spain  Glendale Star

Glendale resident Kevin Mearse, 13, may be one of the top soccer players in the state and he is not even ready for high school yet.

Arizona high school players in NFL draft: 20 1st-round picks through the years

When former Tempe Corona del Sol High standout Andrus Peat was taken with the No. 13 overall pick of the 2015 draft, he joined some elite company.

Meet your City Council candidates | News  Glendale Star

Five candidates are running for Glendale City Council.

Football roundup | Sports  Glendale Star

APOLLO 35, IRONWOOD 14 – The Hawks won their eighth straight game and used a dominating rushing game to defeat Ironwood 35-14.

MLB mock draft 2.0: Arizona Diamondbacks select a high school shortstop  AZCentral

The Diamondbacks take a talented, high school shortstop from California in Richard Morin's second MLB mock draft.

Arizona high school baseball Top 10 Players of the Week: April 30-May 5

This is the azcentral sports Top 10 Arizona High School Baseball Players of the Week. Each week, there will be another 10 for weekly honors. If there is a player ...

Apollo graduate shines on national level | Sports |  Glendale Star

Before committing to Arizona State, point guard Promise Amukamara played at nearby Apollo High School in Glendale. Before she graduated, Amukamara ...

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 ...

MLB mock draft 1.0: Valley high-school stars Matthew Liberatore, Nolan Gorman in top 10  AZCentral

azcentral sports' Richard Morin offers his first edition of the 2018 MLB first-round mock draft.

Arizona school shooting threats: 17 since Parkland shooting  AZCentral

In the two weeks after the horrific mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, has reported on 17 separate threat incidents at schools in ...

Students protest gun laws, school deaths during walkout  Glendale Star

One month after 17 people were killed in a Florida High School shooting, about 100 students from Mountain Ridge and Apollo high schools joined students from ...

Apollo boys basketball advances to quarterfinals | Sports  Glendale Star

Playing Ironwood for the third time in just over a month, Apollo showed why they are the top-seeded team in Division 5A.

Arizona connections in Super Bowl: Nick Foles, Rob Gronkowski among standouts in 2018 game

The state of Arizona continues to produce NFL players. Several of them will play in the Super Bowl between the Eagles and Patriots.

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.

Arizonans who have been first round MLB draft picks

37 former Arizona high school baseball players have been taken in the first round of the MLB draft through the years.

As teen rapper born without a jaw enjoys fame, mom worries about life after graduation  AZCentral

Isaiah Acosta was born without a lower jaw. He can't speak but has found a way for people to hear his voice in his music.

Giving kids a positive chance to make things happen  Glendale Star

Former Glendale resident Carlos Meza, who now lives in Peoria, is a doer and prefers to think about what something could be instead of what something might ...

Arizona’s NFL connections: Everson Griffen, Cameron Jordan among top performers in 2017  AZCentral

Blake Martinez, Cameron Jordan, Terrell Suggs, Everson Griffen, Rob Gronkowski among Arizona connections to shine in NFL in 2017.

VFW Post #1433 honors public servants  Glendale Star

The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Sandy Coor VFW Post #1433 in Glendale, honored local members of public safety in an awards ceremony Tuesday March 7.

Glendale Rotary Students of the Month pursue excellence  Glendale Star

Every month, Glendale Rotary Club honors selected students from Apollo, Glendale and Independence high schools. For January, the Students of the Month are ...

Ironwood Ridge outlasts Apollo in double-overtime | Oro Valley  Tucson Local Media

Matt Johnson exhaled three-and-a-half hours of distress as he addressed four dozen teenagers *fresh* off an overtime thrill ride. The longtime Ironwood Ridge ...

Veteran organizations in your community | News |  Glendale Star

Meetings are held at 7 p.m. third Thursday of each month at DAV Hall 20 (use rear parking and entrance), 8447 N. 61st Ave. Information and calls for assistance, ...

Red for Ed: Arizona teachers demanding raise protest at schools  ABC15 Arizona

Thousands of Arizona teachers gathered outside their schools Wednesday wearing red shirts, chanting and carrying protest signs to show solidarity in their ...

Estimates suggest only 10 percent of AZ juniors are on track for success  Arizona Education News Service

Recently, Helios Education Foundation contracted with NORC at the University of Chicago, a national research firm, to examine data and provide statewide ...

PUSD board welcomes new Glendale school resource officers  Glendale Star

Three high schools in Peoria Unified School District now have school resource officers. Cactus, Ironwood and Raymond Kellis high schools are within the ...

AzMERIT test in Phoenix: See how well your school scored in 2017-2018  ABC15 Arizona

Wondering how your child's school stacks up when it comes to the well-known AzMERIT test? The Arizona Department of Education has released 2017-2018 ...

Apollo students sweep top six awards at Focus on Children event  Glendale Star

After offering the child oriented occupational class at Apollo High School for years, the students have recently shown how successful they can be after sweeping ...

GUHSD begins parent satisfaction survey  Glendale Star

In an effort to continue to provide excellent *service* to our students and families, the Glendale Union High School District has enlisted a third party business to ...

Teen ‘senators’ at Capitol to learn, might have some things to teach, too  Cronkite News

They came. They saw. They legislated. Girls Nation is a weeklong civics lesson on steroids, and two Arizona teens in it said they're leaving D.C. inspired.

Arizona quarterbacks in NFL: Buccaneers' Ryan Fitzpatrick extends touchdown record

Ryan Fitzpatrick has 181 career NFL touchdown passes, more than Danny White, Jake Plummer or any other QB from Arizona.

Glendale software firm raises $2.2 million from local investors  Phoenix Business Journal

Fast-growing MobileLogix, the Glendale-based mobile workforce management software, has raised $2.2 million in its Series A round.

GUHSD art exhibit at Gallery Glendale at Westgate in April  Glendale Star

The City of Glendale presents a month-long exhibit featuring the artwork of Glendale Union High School District's students and faculty at Gallery Glendale, 9380 ...

Justice of the Peace candidates state qualifications | News  Glendale Star

There are now just nine write-in candidates for Arrowhead Precinct Justice of the Peace. This week, we will be profiling four with the remaining five candidates ...

Report: Prince Amukamara to Re-Sign With Chicago Bears  Last Word on Pro Football

Prince Amukamara spent the first five years of his pro career with the New York Giants before playing with the Jacksonville Jaguars and Chicago Bears in 2016 ...

Council candidates vie for votes at forum | News |  Glendale Star

Audience members at the Glendale Chamber of Commerce candidate forum listened politely Oct. 7 as candidates for city council seats in the Barrel, Cholla and ...

Glendale street-naming ceremony honors singer Marty Robbins

Glendale, Ariz.---Glendale officials will celebrate famed native son Marty Robbins Monday by naming a section of roadway after the country music star.

American Family Insurance ALL-USA Boys Basketball Performances: Jan. 16-21  USA TODAY High School Sports

A look at the top five boys basketball high school performers of the week, Jan. 16-21.

'You are not forgotten': Phoenix American Legion Post honors homeless veterans at 7th annual breakfast  AZCentral

Homeless veterans from around the Valley were honored and fed at an event Saturday at Travis L. Williams American Legion Post in Phoenix.

AD nominated to 'Hall' twice in 2010 | News |  Glendale Star

Lynda "Wonder Woman" Carter might refer to Glendale Union High School Director of Athletics and Operations Director Jim Threadgill as a special person.

Meet the Arizona Rattlers' dancing 'lineman,' Oscar Hernandez

Oscar Hernandez is a dance choreographer whose cameo appearance with the Arizona Rattlers' cheerleaders made its way around the Internet.

Heater failure found in Flagstaff-area cabin where family died

Investigators discovered a "significant failure" in the heating system of a cabin where an El Mirage family died of apparent carbon-monoxide poisoning, the ...

Apparently, the Threat to Make Ironwood Ridge HS "Famous" Was Simple Tomfoolery, Feds Decide  Tucson Weekly

In case you missed it last night, a kerfuffle was raised when a user of the imageboard/scourge of the internet 4Chan posted a Google Maps...

Making certain everyone is well-equipped key for GUHSD candidates  Glendale Star

A good working environment for students and teachers is primary among Glendale Union High School District board candidates.

Pac-12 commissioner: Why we won't pay or unionize college athletes

Paying college athletes would distract them from getting a degree - and could result in fewer opportunities for students to play sports.

Phoenix rockers Jane N' the Jungle place Aloe Blacc cover in independent film 'SHE'  AZCentral

Local rockers Jane N' the Jungle have placed a soulful reinvention of “The Man” by Aloe Blacc in the local indie film “SHE.” The song was selected by the film's ...

A long-ago visit from a Prince

Once upon a time, there was a relatively skinny kid from Glendale who was ripping up the local high school scene as a dominating running back, rushing for ...

New policy allows military members to help undocumented relatives

The siblings of Arizona Army National Guardsman Gabriel Zermeño (left) of Phoenix are protected from deportation. But their father, Jose (right), faces the threat.

2017 MLB mock draft: Projecting the first round

Mock selections of the first 30 picks in the 2017 MLB first-year player draft to be held on June 12.

Which celebrities have been arrested in metro Phoenix?  Arizona Republic

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix-area has a long history of celebrities landing in handcuffs here. Which celebrities? Read to find out.

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