Safety first: USA Hockey’s youth neck guard mandate receives positive response in Arizona after tragic incidents
SCOTTSDALE – USA Hockey mandated the use of neck guards for youth hockey players from the age of 18 and under. Members of the Jr. Coyotes react to the news and give their feedback on the safety of hockey players.
PHOENIX - A House committee, on a party-line vote, gave preliminary approval Monday to a ballot measure that would require cities, towns and agencies to check the citizenship status of anyone applying for public welfare benefits or a license of any kind.
PHOENIX – Iva Sepa's journey from Serbia to Phoenix takes center stage as she embraces collegiate tennis at Grand Canyon University while navigating the challenges of a new country.
‘We may run out of time’: Diamondbacks consider all options, including relocation, amid soon expiring stadium deal
PHOENIX – Fresh off their first National League pennant since 2001, the Arizona Diamondbacks may be looking to cash in on their return to relevance. Despite routinely filling Chase Field throughout their magical run, owner Ken Kendrick has left the door open for a relocation amid expansion talks, soon expiring stadium deal
TEMPE – Through four decades of coaching, Sheila McInerney's passion for tennis and teaching shines as she navigates the ever-changing dynamics of collegiate sports.
Arizona public schools struggle to fill teaching positions as leaders brainstorm school staffing solutions
PHOENIX – From legislative proposals to extend Proposition 123 to the two-day Arizona State University Fulton Teachers College Summit on Strategic School Staffing Structures, educators, politicians and researchers weigh in on strategies to help alleviate staffing shortages in Arizona schools.
Clayton Keller’s All-Star play powering Arizona Coyotes’ second-half push amid season of ups and downs
TEMPE – The Arizona Coyotes open the second half of their season, having one of their best starts in years. Their success, in large part, has been highlighted by the All-Star play of forward Clayton Keller.
Federal energy officials took the unusual step of denying permits Thursday to several pumped hydropower projects proposed on the Navajo Nation, citing a new policy that gives tribes a greater voice in projects on their lands - a move welcomed by advocates.
From dusk till dawn: Gilbert Regional Park’s pickleball oasis offers electric atmosphere to draw passionate community
GILBERT – Pickleball is America’s fastest-growing sport, and Gilbert Regional Park is playing host to one of Arizona’s most thriving pickleball communities.
PHOENIX – The Arizona State baseball team will kick off its season Friday night. After a disappointing end to 2023, the Sun Devils have high hopes for this campaign.
TEMPE – The city of Tempe recently denied a special event permit for AZ Hugs, a nonprofit that connects the city’s unhoused community to necessary resources. However, founder Austin Davis is continuing to host the Sundays events regardless of the city’s decision.
TEMPE – After sustaining a hamate bone injury to begin last season, Nick McLain suffered the identical injury to his other hand to begin 2024. ASU baseball is expected to be without the slugger until Pac-12 play.