David Benavidez’s unanimous decision headlines lineup of finest Phoenix boxers on Las Vegas card
LAS VEGAS – Phoenix’s David Benavidez picked up an impressive victory in Las Vegas on Saturday as he defeated the toughest opponent of his career, Caleb Plant, by unanimous decision in front of a spirited crowd.
Phoenix’s David Benavidez promises fireworks on Showtime PPV boxing card featuring Valley’s best fighters
LAS VEGAS – The trash talk is over, and it’s time to square up. David Benavidez, Phoenix’s best boxer and the No. 2 super middleweight in the world, takes on the toughest opponent of his career in Caleb Plant at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday.
Casa Grande boxing family hits Las Vegas strip in fight to put Valley on the map
CASA GRANDE – Abel Ramos and his nephew, Jesus Ramos Jr., are professional fighters out of Casa Grande. The boxers will fight on Showtime’s PPV card in Las Vegas this weekend, headlined by Phoenix native David Benavidez.
Arizona College Prep standout Ashlyn Tierney learns the ultimate swimming lesson through anxiety disorder
CHANDLER –After losing feeling in her legs, Ashlyn Tierney was diagnosed with conversion disorder. Two years later, she’s back in the pool and breaking school records in her first year at Arizona College Prep High School.
Football’s popularity flags as more parents worry about concussions
PHOENIX – With increased awareness of concussions parents are not allowing their children to play football. Barrow Neurological Institute conducted a study that found that this trend has been ongoing since 2016.
Solutions and struggle: COVID relief highlights complexity of issues facing Native people
The pandemic exacerbated different infrastructure issues in Indigenous communities across the country.
Welcome to the Sho: Slugger, pitcher Shohei Ohtani dazzling Angels fans
LOS ANGELES – Drawing comparisons to Babe Ruth, Shohei Ohtani continues to set records in his fourth year and make history in the MLB.
Arizona lawmakers ask for more federal assistance at border
The Arizona Legislature on Monday passed a resolution to ask for more federal assistance combating the recent increase in illegal border crossings from Mexico.
Diamond in the rough: Japanese Americans imprisoned at Arizona camps during WWII found solace in baseball
PHOENIX – Baseball served as a distraction for some Japanese Americans who were imprisoned at Arizona camps during WWII
Ducey orders National Guard to border to respond to surge in migrants
WASHINGTON - Gov. Doug Ducey ordered 250 Arizona National Guard members to assist state and local law enforcement agencies at the border, as migrant apprehensions rise to their highest number in years.
Tolleson, Chandler communities saddened by COVID-related deaths of two beloved coaches
PHOENIX - Tolleson assistant baseball coach Ash Friederich and Chandler swim and dive coach Kerry Croswhite lost their lives after contracting COVID-19.
Are you ready for some football? AIA gives OK to start fall sports
PHOENIX – After a meeting by the executive committee, the Arizona Interscholastic Association gave the OK Wednesday for fall sports to compete.