PHOENIX – Arizona’s climate makes beach volleyball a viable year-round sport. Three major colleges have taken advantage to build sustainable programs, making the state one of the best non-coastal states in the country for the sport.
TUCSON – A two-year search for Joyce Maryanna Williams led to Maricopa County’s final resting place for the unclaimed, unidentified and indigent. Between September 2021 and August 2022, 718 people in Maricopa County died alone, meaning next of kin were unable to be located or refused to handle arrangements.
GOODYEAR – Estrella Foothills High School started a boys volleyball team three years ago. Now the Wolves are looking to win a state championship.
Nesta Jade Silvera, ASU’s vocal defensive captain, eagerly awaits biggest call of his life at NFL Draft
TEMPE - Arizona State defensive tackle Nesta Jade Silvera not only produces on the field but also served as the vocal leader for the Sun Devils this season. Bringing energy everywhere he goes, Silvera participated in multiple events leading up to the NFL Draft. He hopes to finally accomplish his childhood dream.
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?
PHOENIX – On a team with a trio of superstars, few talk about Torrey Craig, but he’s easily the Phoenix Suns’ unsung hero in their first-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers.
‘Pensé que iba a estar con nosotros para siempre’: Programas de vivienda buscan cerrar la brecha para personas con autismo
PHOENIX - Un informe del Análisis del Mercado de Viviendas de Greater Phoenix muestra que la falta de atención dada a las personas con autismo o que son neurodivergentes dificulta su salida de la pobreza.
LOS ANGELES – The African American Firefighters Museum celebrates its 25th anniversary by honoring retired Black firefighters while discussing the ongoing fight for equality.
As heat-related deaths soar in Arizona, cities, businesses and environmental activists launch tree-planting initiatives
PHOENIX – Deaths related to heat have soared in recent years in Arizona. Several cities, businesses and environmental groups believe that planting trees should be part of the solution.
PHOENIX – Chris Paul partnered with Page Turners Make Great Learners to promote his new children’s book and encourage children to read more. The 12-time NBA All-Star had so much fun doing a virtual read-along event, he invited a classroom of kids from an Atlanta-area school to a game when the Suns visited the Atlanta Hawks and met the young readers face-to-face.
Phoenix Rising set its franchise record for attendance when more than 10,400 fans attended the team’s first game in its new stadium at 38th Street and Washington. Rising battled to a 2-2 draw with San Diego Loyal in the game.
TEMPE – About 80 dancers went head-to-head in 1v1 freestyle battles as part of the Red Bull “Dance Your Style” auditions at Arizona State University’s Galvin Plaza. The top two winners advance to regional finals in Los Angeles.