Aaron Healy
Aaron Healy AIR-in HEE-lee (he/him)
Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Aaron Healy expects to graduate in May 2023 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism. Healy, who is assigned to Cronkite News this semester, has covered sports events for Varsity Xtra in Phoenix.

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‘He knew how to outsmart guys’: Former coaches not surprised Cardinals hired Drew Terrell

PHOENIX – Drew Terrell is returning to the place where his football journey began. The Arizona Cardinals have hired the former Hamilton High School star as the team’s passing game coordinator/wide receivers coach.

Former Hamilton High School standout Drew Terrell spend three seasons coaching wide receivers with the Washington Commanders. Now he'll serve in a similar role as passing game coordinator/wide receivers coach for the Arizona Cardinals. (Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

GCU set to play in NCAA men’s volleyball tournament for first time in program history

PHOENIX – Grand Canyon University received a bid to play in the 2023 NCAA men’s volleyball tournament for the first time in program history. For some players, it’s their last chance to go out with a title.

Grand Canyon University went 22-7 and earned the school’s first invitation to the NCAA Men’s National Collegiate Volleyball Championship. The Lopes take on Long Beach State Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of David Kadlubowski/GCU)

With former player as coach, Basha High softball heads to 6A state playoffs

CHANDLER – The last time the Basha High School softball team won the Premier Region, Kailey Pomeroy was a player on the team. Now she is the coach and leading the team into the 6A state playoffs that start Saturday.

French glory: LPGA Tour’s Céline Boutier keeps focus, wins Drive On Championship

GOLD CANYON – LPGA Tour Golfer Céline Boutier was born in France and earned her tour card in 2017. Since then, she has three wins on the LPGA Tour, most recently in the Valley when she captured the Drive On Championship.

Céline Boutier of France earned a narrow victory Sunday at the Drive On Championships in Gold Canyon. The win marked her first on the LPGA Tour since October 2021 and her third overall. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Fore Family: LIV Golf Tucson 2023 attracts friends, families

MARANA – LIV Golf is establishing itself in the golf world, creating a variety of events at the tournaments to attract fans.

LIV Golf Tucson offered spectators entertainment beyond the golf course last weekend at The Gallery Golf Club. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Above the fray: Scottie Scheffler wins back-to-back at raucous WM Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE – Scottie Scheffler is unflappable on the golf course, even when that course is the TPC Scottsdale with hundreds of thousands of raucous fans there to party at the WM Phoenix Open.

Phoenix Open winner Scottie Scheffler watches the trajectory of his shot Saturday. Most if his went in a positive direction and he pocketed $3.6 million. (Photo by Matt Venezia/Cronkite News)

From encephalitis to first PGA event: Brett White’s miraculous comeback leads to WM Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE – Brett White’s journey back to playing golf wasn’t easy after he was diagnosed with encephalitis. His drive and support from others have helped him land an opportunity at the WM Phoenix Open.

In 2017, Brett White couldn't walk or talk after a diagnosis of encephalitis. After a long and challenging recovery, he is playing in his first PGA Tour event, the WM Phoenix Open. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Mesa’s Charlie Beljan details struggles with anxiety ahead of Phoenix Open qualifier

PHOENIX – Charlie Beljan has found a way to deal with his anxiety while also finding success on the golf course. He’s now on a path to qualify for the Waste Management Phoenix Open next week.

Charlie Beljan aims to avoid the bunkers Monday in the WM Phoenix Open qualifier. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)