The Bee is not to be: Final Arizona spellers out of National Spelling Bee
And then there were none. After surviving several rounds of competition this week, the last two Arizona contestants in the 95th Scripps National Spelling Bee were eliminated Wednesday in the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds, respectively.
Spellbound: Arizona middle schoolers compete in national spelling bee
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - Three Arizona middle schoolers are in the Washington area this week, minding theii P's and Q's - and every other letter of the alphabets, as they compete against more than 200 students in the 95th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Scott Barclay dedicates life to keeping ASU men’s gymnastics alive
CHANDLER – Former ASU gymnast Scott Barclay witnessed funding get cut from the Sun Devils men’s gymnastics program in 1993. Over the past 30 years, the ASU Hall of Famer has creatively worked to ensure the school’s decision wasn’t a death sentence for the program.
Long time coming: ASU, Brophy Prep alum Drew Maggi finally makes MLB debut for Pittsburgh Pirates
PHOENIX – After a long minor-league baseball career spanning more than 10 seasons, ASU and Brophy Prep alum Drew Maggi finally made his MLB debut on Wednesday.
What direction should the Cardinals go? Arizona’s best eight options in NFL Draft
PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals, with a restructured front office and in need of a rebuild, face a potentially franchise-altering decision with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. A shaved-down current roster for the Cardinals begs the question, trade back and fill more holes or use the pick to select a centerpiece defender to build around?
Arizona Cardinals’ roster rebuild under new regime starts in NFL draft
TEMPE – With an anticipated trade of star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins and quarterback Kyler Murray’s recovery from knee surgery, the Cardinals are preparing for a complete overhaul starting Thursday night.
Lone Rangers: First spring training throws young prospects a learning curve
SURPRISE – Kumar Rocker, Evan Carter and March Church are learning what it takes to make it to the major league in their first training camp. Veterans, coaches and players share the importance of being around proven professionals and building a routine for young guys looking to break into the majors.
Trevor May embraces new opportunity with Oakland A’s, brings leadership to East Bay
MESA – Trevor May signed as a free agent with the Oakland A’s this offseason. He is expected to be a dependable bullpen arm and leader for an inexperienced staff.
Catching on: William Contreras settles in as long-term solution to Brewers’ backstop issues
PHOENIX – The Brewers have had problems at the catching position since Jonathan Lucroy departed in 2016. This offseason, the Brewers acquired 25-year-old All-Star catcher William Contreras from the Atlanta Braves. Five years left on his contract, he seems to be the long-term answer.
Sun Devil lacrosse rides ‘The Energy Bus’ to success after an offseason full of change
PHOENIX – Arizona State University lacrosse has seen immense change since its trip to the 2022 Pac-12 championship game. The team looks to use new players and new coaches to its advantage in the upcoming season.
Backyard Bowl: Devon Allen, an Olympian, an Eagle and Brophy alum, returns home for Super Bowl 57
PHOENIX – Devon Allen is a two-time Olympian and a wide receiver on the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad. As a Brophy College Prep graduate, Allen is looking forward to returning home on one of the biggest stages in the world.
Arizona Cardinals begin front office rebuild with new GM Monti Ossenfort
GLENDALE – The Arizona Cardinals held an official press conference on Tuesday, Jan. 17 to name Monti Ossenfort as the club’s new general manager. This marks the beginning of a new era for Arizona Cardinals football.