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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 ...



Threadgill resigns as Apollo football coach  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.



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.



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.



Students say Glendale intersection where teen was hit is dangerous  AZFamily

An Apollo High School student was hit by a car while walking in a crosswalk at 47th and Northern avenues Tuesday morning.



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.



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.



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's greatest all-time baseball lineup card  azcentral.com

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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



Apollo High School NJROTC honors former cadet | News  Glendale Star

Chief Petty Officer Bill Wagner retired from the Navy on April 28, after 24 years of *service*. What makes his military retirement ceremony different from many taking ...



Street preacher hit in head with baseball bat near Apollo HS in Glendale  12news.com

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...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



March Madfest coming to Westgate | Sports  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.



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.



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.



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 ...



Apollo graduate aims to empower youth in Arizona  Peoria Times

Apollo High School graduate Prince Amukamara enjoyed a successful collegiate career, bettering his play each season, resulting in a First-Team All-American ...



JC football fallout: What is Arizona missing without it?  Arizona Daily Star

Junior college football in the state of Arizona as we knew it ended on Dec. 2, when Eastern Arizona College lost to Jones College 27-7 in the Mississippi Bowl at ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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.



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.



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.



West Valley's top-scoring schools  azcentral.com

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



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 ...



Meet your City Council candidates | News  Glendale Star

Five candidates are running for Glendale City Council.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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.



Apollo graduate shines on national level | Sports | glendalestar.com  Glendale Star

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



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.



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 ...



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 high school baseball Top 10 Players of the Week: April 30-May 5  AZCentral.com

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, azcentral.com has reported on 17 separate threat incidents at schools in ...



VFW Post #1433 honors public servants | News  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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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’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.



Arizonans who have been first round MLB draft picks  azcentral.com

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



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.



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

Loved your high-school mascot story (“Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names,” Oct. 4). However, there are quite a few of us running ...



Glendale street-naming ceremony honors singer Marty Robbins  azcentral.com

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



Homecoming of sorts for new Independence assistant principal  Glendale Star

Justin Tarver is no stranger to the Glendale Union High School District, but his new position has firmly planted him as the West Valley connection.



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 ...



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

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



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...



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 ...



Heater failure found in Flagstaff-area cabin where family died  AZCentral.com

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



Phoenix woman in 'Pray for Arizona' viral video keeps sunny outlook on life  AZFamily

A Phoenix mom's video plea to "pray for Arizona" amid a bout of "6 billion" degree heat went viral, but the scorching sun is far from her biggest challenge.



Meet the Arizona Rattlers' dancing 'lineman,' Oscar Hernandez  SportingNews.com

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



'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.



Subscribing Schools  Teen Ink

Teen Ink, a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums. Students must be age 13-19 to ...



New policy allows military members to help undocumented relatives  azcentral.com

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



American Legion Auxiliary sends 20-plus delegates to Girls State  Peoria Times

American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit 62 is pleased to announce that it has selected 22 high school juniors to participate in the American Legion Auxiliary Girls ...



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

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 ...



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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