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Thom Ortiz embraces new challenge: reviving Saguaro wrestling program

PHOENIX – After six years, Saguaro High School will revive its wrestling program with Arizona State national champion wrestler and three-time All American Thom Ortiz at the helm.


‘Locked in’: ASU’s Jordan Clark ready to drown out the noise, put in the work

TEMPE – Jordan Clark has trained hard to get to where he is now. As the son of a former Pro Bowl safety, he’s aware of the noise surrounding him, but he’s going to do what he’s always done: let his work speak for itself.


First images from Webb Telescope leave Arizona contributors ‘speechless’

WASHINGTON - NASA released "stunning" full-color images showing thousands of far-away galaxies, a dying star, a star being born and a grouping of five galaxies. The images came from the James Webb Space Telescope, which several Arizona researchers have had a hand in.


Hurt by suspensions, Angels pitching staff continues to struggle

ANAHEIM, Calif . – Following a collection of brawl-related suspensions, the Los Angeles of Anaheim are continuing to struggle with pitching. And it’s costing them in the standings.


Firefighters get pay boost, say more needed as wildfires keep growing

WASHINGTON - Advocates welcomed the announcement that federal firefighter pay will increase by as much as $20,000 this year, a potentially "life-changing" step for the chronically underpaid crews. But they say more still needs to be done to attract and retain firefighters.


Cornhole pros and weekend warriors meet in Mesa for national tournament

MESA – Bell Bank Park sports complex in Mesa recently hosted an American Cornhole League pro shootout and open tournament. Competitors came from across the country to join in the fun.


‘Great experience’: Pac-12 coaches, players praise inaugural conference baseball tournament in Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE – Players and coaches around the Pac-12, including Arizona and Arizona State, said they enjoyed their experience at the first-ever conference baseball tournament despite some hiccups in the format.


ASU’s first season under Willie Bloomquist over after blown lead to Arizona in Pac-12 Baseball Tournament

SCOTTSDALE – Willie Bloomquist’s first year as Arizona State baseball coach was marred by key injuries but also highlighted by breakout performances across the Sun Devils roster. ASU lost to Chip Hale’s Arizona Wildcats in the Pac-12 tournament Friday.


Charity in virtual reality: Habitat for Humanity, law firm raise money in the metaverse

PHOENIX – Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona and Rose Law Group came together to raise money for the nonprofit in the metaverse, which they say is a first-of-its-kind collaboration.


More Phoenix school districts adding electric buses to their fleets

PHOENIX – Phoenix school districts are changing their bus fleets to electric, and two that serve mostly Latino students – Cartwright Elementary and Phoenix Union High School – are leading the charge.


Distritos escolares de Phoenix trabajan para convertir su flota de autobuses a eléctricos

PHOENIX – Algunos distritos escolares en Phoenix ya tienen al menos un autobús eléctrico y están en el proceso de financiar otros más. Entre ellos se encuentran el Distrito Escolar Primario Cartwright y el Distrito de Escuelas Secundarias Phoenix Union, ubicados en el Sur de Phoenix, una región donde la mayoría de los residentes son de origen latino.


‘Can’t kill the dead’: Hamilton baseball team wins 6A title following controversy

TEMPE – A week after being told its season was over, Hamilton High School won the 6A baseball title following an improbable series of events.