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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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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 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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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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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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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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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.

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Senior Night was a resounding success for Imagine Prep-Superstition on Oct. 17, as the Panthers used a big first quarter to coast to a 42-0 CAA 8-man football victory over Yuma Harvest Prep at Prospector Park.

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One week ago, Apache Junction linebacker Zach Langenbach had not one, but two potential “pick-six” passes go through his hands. The senior had a rare opportunity to atone the following week in the Prospectors’ 48-0 4A Black Canyon Region victory over El Mirage Dysart at Davis Field.

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Fullback Ethan Labrue scored three touchdowns Friday (Oct. 4), the Prospectors defense pitched a shutout, and Apache Junction rolled to a 38-0 Black Canyon Region defeat of Phoenix Washington at the Rams’ field.

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Apache Creek Women’s Golf League is starting seasonal play on November 7, at Apache Creek Golf Club in Apache Junction.  The league plays every Thursday at 8 a.m.  All women golfers are welcome to join this cordial and friendly group. 

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Apache Junction enjoyed another strong effort from its boys and girls swim teams in a meet hosted on Sept. 19 at Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center.

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  After winning its first two 8-man football games, Imagine Prep-Superstition suffered its first defeat of the season on Sept. 14, as the Panthers traveled to Phoenix and dropped a 30-28 decision to Madison Highland Prep.

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Apache Junction won its first power point volleyball match of the season on Tuesday (Sept. 10), as the Lady Prospectors swept visiting Casa Grande Vista Grande 25-17, 25-13, 26-24.