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NAU men's hoops snaps skid, beats Portland State 82-75 at home  Arizona Daily Sun

Following back-to-back dramatic losses, the Northern Arizona men's basketball team was looking for a win to get off a bad snide.

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.

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 district won't ask students about their immigration status  AZCentral

Glendale Union High School District has agreed to change its enrollment practices following a federal civil rights investigation.

Arizona teachers weigh risks of a strike as they urge change  Deseret News

Arizona teachers voting Wednesday on whether to launch an unprecedented strike to demand more school funding weighed the potential pitfalls of walking off ...

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.

How the City of Glendale intends to pay for new school officers  AZFamily

The City of Glendale intends to pull money from several sources to pay for new school resource officers. Starting Monday, a school resource officer will be staffed ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Christian Kirk, Blake Martinez headline Week 8 performances by NFL players from Arizona  AZCentral

Former Scottsdale Saguaro standout Christian Kirk only had three catches for 42 yards for the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. But he made them count. The wide ...

Arizona students protest gun violence in meetings at Capitol and with walkouts  ABC15 Arizona

Arizona high school students gathered on campuses and met with lawmakers at the state Capitol in Phoenix on Wednesday to protest the kind of gun violence ...

Maroon Madness: No. 4 Darren Woodson vs. No. 5 Paul Lo Duca  House of Sparky

The Matchup: Darren Woodson and Paul Lo Duca were both walk-ons when they made their college debuts before earning scholarships at Arizona State.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Controversial 'Brother Dean' arrested on assault charge, banned from UA campus  Tucson News Now

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A controversial street preacher known as Brother Dean has been accused of assaulting a University of Arizona student, ...

Mountain Ridge's Matthew Liberatore named Gatorade Arizona Baseball POY  AZCentral

Left-handed pitcher Matthew Liberatore was chosen the Arizona high school baseball Player of the Year by Gatorade.

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

Lora Delahunt, 17, a senior at Apollo High School in Glendale, said Girls Nation has helped her see the different ways she and other 'senators' can serve the ...

West Valley's top-scoring schools

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Meet 3 new people representing you in Glendale

GLENDALE -- Three new members of the Glendale City Council were sworn in this week including Jamie Aldama, Lauren Tolmachoff and Bart Turner.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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

Oscar Hernandez is, most likely, bigger and stronger than you. He's probably more limber and creative, too. And now, he's more famous. “It was the split,” said ...

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 ...

'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.

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.

Arizona's first round draft picks in NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL

Arizona has produced three No. 1 overall draft picks in the history of the four major professional sports.

Pop Warner registration drive held throughout Phoenix

Arizona Pop Warner Football & Cheer will host registration events throughout the Valley on Saturday, June 13.

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 ...

5 new things in West Valley schools

New in West Valley Schools: Peoria opens new school, Tolleson uses grant to boost technology and dual-enrollment through Grand Canyon University.

Meet the West Valley's new school principals  Arizona Republic

West Valley students will see many new faces as they return to school in the coming weeks.

2018 NFL draft: Arizona products Christian Kirk, Mark Andrews could make waves

A look at a couple former Arizona high school football players who could be taken high in the 2018 NFL draft.

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.”

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...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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