The city of Apache Junction’s Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center was named one of the 10 “Must-See” swimming pools in the United States by nationally known pool supply company, Leslie’s Poolmart.
National Sports News
PHOENIX — The D-backs will celebrate the 50thanniversary of the first moon landing this Saturday, July 20 as the D-backs host the Milwaukee Brewers at Chase Field. The first 20,000 fans at the D-backs game this Saturday will receive a Nick Ahmed on the Moon bobblehead, courtesy of Raytheon.
After a graceful half-mile flight across Horseshoe Lake, the 3-year-old bald eagle released back into the wild by Arizona Game and Fish Department and Liberty Wildlife was free once again.
Upon returning from Camp Shadow Pines at Heber, Apache Junction Coach Vance Miller is more optimistic than usual about the Prospectors’ football fortunes for the 2019 season.
Felix Ponte of Apache Junction has been in the sandal business longer than he’s been traveling the country playing in senior division tennis tournaments.
GILBERT (Cronkite News) – School is done for the summer, but high school football players are sweating it out to prepare for fall games. And that can put their lives at risk in Arizona’s sweltering heat.
LAS VEGAS (Cronkite News) – For many young players, their first introduction to the NBA is harsh and severe. The pace is quicker, the opponent stronger, the stakes higher. For some, the difference is simply too much to handle, with even the safest of bets succumbing to pressure.
On July 2, it was proven again that you’ll see something at a baseball game you haven’t seen before. If you’re a Diamondbacks fan, it might not be the best memory to carry around.
MESA (Cronkite News) – Of all the major professional teams in Arizona, few have it as tough as the Arizona Rattlers when it comes to practicing in the heat.
TEMPE (Cronkite News) – Many things have changed in recent years for soccer in the Valley.
PHOENIX (Cronkite News) – The itinerary to a Major League Baseball clubhouse is different for every player. The nametag at the top represents an individual, but the story is inside the locker itself.
GLENDALE (Cronkite News) – As the Coyotes continue to evolve with new ownership and new personnel, the team’s president suggested another new opportunity could be in store:
The D-backs will celebrate the Fifth of July this Friday with a 6:10 p.m. game against the Colorado Rockies and a postgame Fireworks Spectacular, presented by Gila River Hotels & Casinos.
PHOENIX — Do you want to see your photo on the cover of Arizona Wildlife Views magazine? Do you have a knack for capturing great photos of Arizona’s wildlife? Then you won’t want to miss the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s 13th annual Arizona wildlife photo contest.
The Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center staff, along with the Apache Junction Youth Advisory Council, will be hosting an exclusive night just for teens.
Chuck Baker and his son, Kevin, have enjoyed their recent foray into horse racing. But when Chuck moved to Prescott in 2015, he admits that participation in the sport of kings was not on his personal radar.
The Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center staff along with the Apache Junction Youth Advisory Council will be hosting an exclusive night just for teens. Friday, July 12th from 7-9pm at the Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center, teens 13-17 are invited to join us for swimming and fun activities l…
Logan Reichwald, an eighth-grade student at Cactus Canyon Junior High School, has earned a position on the Arizona state/provincial National Junior High rodeo team.
Splish Splash in the pool with just your little ones! Come join Apache Junction Parks and Recreation and the Water Safety Instructors for this unique children’s event at the Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center! The WSI’s will lead games and activities for the children. They will even bring o…
On May 18-19, Let’s Talk Fishin’ of Payson hosted a two-day championship tournament, held on Roosevelt Lake.
A couple of big league championships were wrapped up within the last week. One was 52 years in the making, the other took 24.
Former MLB All-Star Darin Erstad recently resigned as the head baseball coach at Nebraska, citing a desire to spend more time with his family. He had a successful run with his alma mater, leading the Cornhuskers to a Big Ten championship and four NCAA Regional appearances in eight seasons.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch unintentionally brought back memories of the 1948 presidential election results, when the Chicago Daily Tribune erroneously declared on its front page, “Dewey Beats Truman.”
By Daniel Dullum
Valencia Wears Many Hats While Making His Presence Felt in a Positive Way at AJHS
AIA Names Prospectors’ Sample to 4A All-State Second Team as Position Player
Goal is to Upgrade 1/2-mile Stretch of Forest Service 128-A
The Apache Junction Parks & Recreation department will be hosting their monthly FREE Movie in the Park: Presented by SRP on Saturday, June 8th. Bring a blanket and your friends & family for an enjoyable evening outside watching a great family movie. This free event will be held at Fl…
Jeremy Brigham has been involved in football at the highest levels, and decided recently to bring his expertise to Imagine Prep-Superstition, where he takes over as head football coach.
Pinal County and the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Lower Sonoran Field Office invites public input on a proposed Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act lease of a 498-acre parcel of public land for recreation development by Pinal County.
After Two Years at Scottsdale CC, Avakian to Play for Division I Robert Morris
Scottsdale Native, Former Pro, Takes Over Rebuilding Process for Panthers
The Apache Junction Public Library is set to kick off its 2019 all-ages Summer Reading Program – “A Universe of Stories.”
Prospectors Fans Enjoyed 7-on-7 Passing Scrimmage, Plus Linemen Skills Contests
The Cactus Canyon girls soccer team emerged victorious in the DSMAL championship on May 8. The Cougars finished their season with a 7-3 overall record.
Prospectors Fans Enjoyed 7-on-7 Passing Scrimmage, Plus Linemen Skills Contests
Parks and Recreation is hosting “Cowboys and Cuties,” a father daughter dance to celebrate Father’s Day. This event will be held on Saturday June 8th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., pre-registration is required. To make this event happen, a minimum of 30 participants is required to be registere…
Apache Junction’s Austin Sample was selected as the 4A Black Canyon Region baseball player of the year in a recent vote of the region coaches.
The Lost Dutchman Marathon Committee held their 2019 Awards Banquet with check presentations on April 25 at The Paseo in Apache Junction. $70,000 was awarded to more than 20 various local individuals and community youth groups.
The Superstition Fire & Medical District warns that wildfires are more likely to occur this summer because of the large amount of rainfall that has occurred over the past two years.
MESA – Sometimes, athletes can have either bad luck, or no luck at all. Ask the javelin-throwing contingent of Apache Junction.
SCOTTSDALE – Throwing back-to-back games is tough for any softball pitcher, as Imagine Prep-Superstition’s Jorian Foley learned in the CAA Division 2 State Tournament.
What better way to spend Mother’s Day than going on an excursion with the family to the Superstition Mountain Museum, particularly when the cost is so reasonable?
Simply A Cappella is an award winning female a cappella chorus (no instruments) under the direction of Topher Keene.
Apache Junction Police Department offers helpful advice to travelers
Deadline to Respond for 2019 Permits is May 14
Spring football has started for Apache Junction, as the Prospectors prepare for their annual spring game, scheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, at Davis Field.
Law enforcement raises money for AZ Special Olympics Athletes
Put on your dance shoes and head to Mesa Market Place Swap Meet on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 9 am to 1 pm! And bring the whole family to this free Latin Dance Music Celebration. We’ve planned a fun day for everyone!