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Pushing past limits, Joe Delagrave embraces different role: accomplished Paralympian

PHOENIX – Joe Delagrave’s life was just beginning to take shape as he neared his sophomore football season at Winona State University. Although a boating accident left him in a wheelchair, he found a new calling.


California amusement parks reopen at 25% capacity with limits on out-of-state visitors

LOS ANGELES – Many theme parks in California have begun to reopen at limited capacity, but most only will admit state residents at first.


Navigating college recruiting process proved challenging for sand volleyball standout during pandemic

PHOENIX – A lack of spots due to funding, limited campus tours, and being evaluated solely on film are just some of the obstacles that Arcadia High School senior Lauren Sayre encountered while deciding where she would play sand volleyball at the collegiate level.


From cerebral palsy diagnosis to soccer scholarship: Gavin Kohner headed to Clemson

PHOENIX – Gavin Kohner, a senior at Northwest Christian School who plays paralympic soccer, landed a scholarship to play at Clemson University.


AIA changes course, allows parents to attend high school away games

PHOENIX – Citing improved COVID-19 metrics, the AIA executive board ruled Thursday that up to two parents or legal guardians can attend their children’s away games.


Parents of Basha player push for change after viewing son’s nightmarish injuries on live stream

PHOENIX – After their son’s serious injuries during a high school soccer game that they watched on a video stream, Jason and Holli Stella are hoping to get visiting-team parents into the stands in Arizona.


Vaccinating the homeless: Some have received doses, others await their turn

LOS ANGELES - The homeless community is among the most at-risk communities facing COVID-19. Many still await their vaccines – from Phoenix to Los Angeles.


Female inmate firefighters build character but often can’t use fire skills after release

PHOENIX – Incarcerated firefighters have battled blazes since the 1980s, for less pay and diminished chances of becoming firefighters after release. But that could be changing.


California to phase out Division of Juvenile Justice, creating an opportunity for substantial reform

As California moves to phase out the Division of Juvenile Justice, counties have an opportunity to create community based solutions.


Home on the road: COVID-19 closures mean Lakers fans will travel to see the champs play

LOS ANGELES – Because Staples Center will be closed when the NBA season starts, Lakers fans will have to travel to other states to watch their team and make their presence felt. They believe they can counteract the disadvantages of playing on the road.


California high school athletes travel to Arizona to keep playing through COVID-19

SAN CLEMENTE, California – California high school athletes can only play competitively out of state and must travel to Arizona with their families to stay in game-shape.


Churches adjust to COVID-19 restrictions in Southwest, many pray to reopen in California

LOS ANGELES – Coptic Christians in Southern California are struggling to find places of worship because of restrictions on capacity under state pandemic restrictions.