Phoenix Rising coach Juan Guerra plans to take advantage of academy in future
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Rising signed the franchise’s first-ever academy player to the first team in 2021, but Niall Dunn is one of few players to earn a promotion since the academy opened in 2021. Coach Juan Guerra has plans to change that.
Filipinos in LA look to a gateway as their ‘guiding star’ to salvage a neglected history
LOS ANGELES – Historic Filipinotown, or HiFi, is supposed to be the center of the Filipino community in Los Angeles, but it lacks key identifying factors that many cultural communities have in their respective districts. The strides to make this a reality have been slow, but community members have been working to make the Filipino community’s presence known.
Home away from home: Phoenix Rising set for next move near Sky Harbor
PHOENIX – After the Phoenix City Council approved a new lease last Wednesday, the Rising will relocate for the third time since 2017 ahead of the 2023 USL regular season.
Hockey on horseback: Inside Shane Doan’s upcoming polo debut and training regimen
SCOTTSDALE – Shane Doan, former NHL Coyotes player for over 15 years, is preparing for a polo match Saturday. He is training this month to be ready for the match.
Phoenix Rising coach Juan Guerra goes back to the basics after first USL postseason miss since 2016
CHANDLER – After missing the postseason for the first time since 2016, the Phoenix Rising finished a disappointing season with a win. Here’s a look back at what went wrong in 2022 and a preview of the 2023 season.
Drink and don’t drive: Phoenix Rising’s Pub 2 Pitch program shuttles fans to games
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Rising’s Pub 2 Pitch program provides a free shuttle from various bars across the Valley and takes fans to the game and back.
In focus: Migrants languish in Mexico’s chaotic immigration system
TAPACHULA, Mexico - Migrants have gathered in the thousands in Tapachula, seeking to apply for asylum or humanitarian visas to stay in Mexico or continue their journeys north. Protests outside Mexico’s immigration office have become more frequent as applications bog down and migrants struggle with limited access to social services and basic needs.
Entrevista: Tragedia inspira a periodista a luchar por la prevención del suicidio
PHOENIX — Tras el suicidio de la madre de Laura Trujillo en el Gran Cañón, la periodista se embarcó en un viaje para entender lo que había pasado y encontrar maneras de ayudarse a sí misma — y ayudar a otros.
Phoenix Rising’s postseason hopes in dire shape after second straight loss
CHANDLER – After losing their last two games, Phoenix Rising is in an uphill battle for a playoff spot in the Western Conference. Rising has six games remaining to turn it around and close the five-point gap between them and seventh-place Las Vegas Lights FC.
New coach, new style, big win: Phoenix Rising stay in playoff hunt
CHANDLER – Just a week ago, Juan Guerra was introduced as the new coach of Phoenix Rising FC. Players responded and the Rising find themselves back in the playoff hunt.
Juan Guerra returns to Phoenix in new role as Rising head coach
PHOENIX – Phoenix Rising Football Club named Juan Guerra their next head coach. This came a week after the Rising parted ways with coach Rick Schantz.
Los niños: Un tercio de los inmigrantes sin documentación
TAPACHULA, México – La avalancha de migrantes y refugiados está desbordando el sistema de inmigración, por lo que a menudo se tarda meses en conseguir las citas necesarias con ellos. En Tapachula, el lugar donde se ha producido una de las mayores crisis humanitarias del hemisferio occidental, cerca de un tercio de las personas varadas son menores de 18 años, según UNICEF.