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The Lady Prospectors basketball team of Apache Junction High School had a good holiday break; they participated in the Chandler Prep Holiday Tournament. Their first game (Jan. 2) was a forfeit win over Carl Hayden. On Friday (Jan. 3) they defeated Tempe Prep and Arete. Winning the three game…

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Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that inspires girls in 3rd through 8th grades to be joyful, healthy and confident. The volunteer-led program brings together groups of 8-15 girls for a ten-week program that encourages personal development, tea…

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Though the temperatures have been cooler these past few weeks, we all know that the heat is right around the corner. If you have a pre-teen or teenager, why not have them work at the pool this summer? The pool is a fun environment to work in and we have opportunities for those age 11 old and older.

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The Apache Junction Elks Lodge #2349 is excited to announce the winners of the annual Hoop Shoot Contest, which was held on Saturday, December 14th, at the Apache Junction Multi-Generational Center. The free throw contest was open to boys and girls ages 8 to 13 years old and was free to all …

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AJHS’s NJROTC unit competed in a 5K on Saturday, December 14, sweeping first place in the team event and raking in a couple of individual awards, as well.  Brayden Vigil placed third overall and Hayden Pride placed second in the female division.

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The Apache Junction Boys Varsity Basketball team fought hard, but came up short in 2 games last week.

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In the classroom and on the field, the 2019-2020 AJHS Boys Varsity Soccer team is always working hard. After starting the regular season 2-0-0, the boys took time out to show their compassion and appreciation for their community.

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It started decades ago with names being scribbled on small pieces of paper, inserted into empty capsules and then deposited into a container from which the lucky few would be drawn, often by a youngster chosen from the crowd in the State Capitol Annex Building.

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For eight years, Sport360AZ has been committed to acknowledging the best and brightest student athletes in Arizona. On December 16, 2019 they introduced the Sports360AZ All-Academic Fall Sports Teams brought to you by Venezia’s Pizzeria, IBEW 640 and Arrow Awards to recognize the excellence …

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The nest is primed and the live-streaming camera is already broadcasting the day-to-day life of a pair of bald eagles hoping to raise a family inside their Lake Pleasant Regional Park nest.

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The Arizona Game and Fish Department is accepting applications for up to $100,000 in annual grant funding from nonprofit organizations and government agencies that are committed to the development and improvement of public shooting ranges.

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TEMPE, Ariz. – Sun Devil Football season tickets are now available for the 2020 season. Season ticket holders may renew on their online account manager while new season ticket deposits can be made online or by calling 480-727-0000.

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Tempe, AZ – The Arizona Cardinals Football Club today announced that the team has signed defensive lineman Javier Edwards to the practice squad.

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TEMPE, Ariz. – The College Triathlon Coaches Association announced that Sun Devil triathlon head coach Cliff English is the 2019 CTCA Division I Coach of the Year for the third year in a row. English has now taken the honor in every season since the award's inception in 2017.

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TEMPE – Sun Devil Football placed 11 student-athletes on the Pac-12 All-Conference Team, as announced by the league office on Tuesday. The individual awards and the All-Pac-12 Football Team are selected by the Pac-12 head coaches.

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Tempe, AZ – The Arizona Cardinals Football Club today announced that the team has re-signed defensive lineman Caraun Reid (cuh-RAWN) and has placed defensive lineman Rodney Gunter (toe) on injured reserve. 

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The Apache Junction High School Boys Varsity Soccer team traveled to Seton Catholic on Tuesday, December 3, to open the 2019-2020 season with a 3-0 win. The Prospectors came out strong early. Senior Sam Vega started the offensive scoring just 48 seconds into the match. Sophomore Alan Soria t…

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Apache Junction High School Wrestling started the season 1-2 on Tuesday, November 26. We picked up a win vs ALA Ironwood by a score of 45-18. We had two hard fought losses to Tempe (21-59) and Poston Butte (30-39).

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The Arizona Cardinals Football Club today announced that the team has been awarded its waiver claim on tight end Dan Arnold from the New Orleans Saints. To make room on the roster, the team has placed defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard (hamstring) on injured reserve.

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The Arizona Cardinals Football Club today announced that the team has elevated linebackers Kylie Fitts and Tanner Vallejo to the active roster from the practice squad, signed defensive lineman Caraun Reid and released linebacker Pete Robertson.

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Imagine seeing your favorite Arizona State Park or trail before you head out, giving you the chance to perfectly plan your hike or view your campsite. Arizona State Parks and Trails partnered with Google earlier this year to make that happen.

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On Tuesday, November 19, the boys varsity soccer team welcomed Tim McAfee, CEO of Failure, LLC. McAfee is a former professional basketball player, and he created the Failure brand as a method to tear down the negative perception that often accompanies the word, “fail.” McAfee talked to the t…

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Join AJ Parks and Recreation and Apache Junction High School Athletics for a fun, running/walking series in our community. Each event will give walkers and runners a chance to run a 5k in our parks and trails in the downtown area. All events benefit a local AJHS Athletic sports team and the …

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Apache Junction High School, 2525 S. Ironwood Dr., has a top-ranked athlete in Hunter Mayes. The high school junior is currently number one in the state and 41st in the U.S. in his sport. At 6’3” one might assume he shoots over the heads of opponents in basketball or knocks down passes with …

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This month marks 14 years since the grand opening of the Apache Junction Multi-Generational Center (MGC). The MGC was designed to be a versatile, family friendly facility. Its numerous amenities and programs are intended to engage residents and promote healthy lifestyles. It certainly is a b…

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Apache Junction, eliminated from 4A playoff consideration a week ago, won its final game of the 2019 football season on Nov. 1, defeating rival Combs 42-28.

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Going into the Oct. 29 regular season finale against San Tan Valley Combs, Apache Junction was under the impression that it needed to sweep the visiting Coyotes to earn the 4A Black Canyon Region volleyball tiebreaker.

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Arizona hunters who were unsuccessful in the recent 2020 spring draw still have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for javelina or turkey.

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Arizona State University and the University of Florida have scheduled a football home/home series, Vice President for University Athletics Ray Anderson announced today. This will be the first time the two schools have met on the football field.

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SAN TAN VALLEY – Apache Junction, eliminated from 4A playoff consideration a week ago, won its final game of the 2019 football season on Nov. 1, defeating rival Combs 42-28.

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SAN TAN VALLEY – Apache Junction, eliminated from 4A playoff consideration a week ago, won its final game of the 2019 football season on Nov. 1, defeating rival Combs 42-28.