Averi Roberts

Averi Roberts

Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Averi Roberts expects to graduate in spring 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism.

Latest from Averi Roberts

Lending a hand(print): Athletes raise awareness for missing, murdered Indigenous women

PHOENIX –Although it is a national cause, athletes around Arizona have taken part in the movement to raise awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW).


‘My story is not done’: Eddie Johnson begins 20th season as voice of Phoenix Suns

PHOENIX – After a successful career in the NBA, Eddie Johnson finds himself in Phoenix serving as broadcaster for Suns and taking time to motivate others.


‘Devastating’: Brophy Prep swimming reflects on season halted by COVID-19

PHOENIX - Brophy Prep reflects on a streak of 32 straight titles in boys swimming ending because the Broncos were unable to compete due to COVID-19.


Suns’ addition of Chris Paul brings praise from former coach

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns acquired Chris Paul in a blockbuster trade, sending four players from the Valley to the Oklahoma City Thunder


Native American Basketball Invitational returns in 2021 after ‘devastating’ decision to cancel

PHOENIX - After canceling the 18th annual NABI tournament due to the COVID-19, the NABI Foundation announced the event will return to Arizona in July.


Going the (social) distance: High school football survives week one during COVID-19 era

PHOENIX – It looked different, but Arizona high school football made it through week one, with masks, social distancing and fewer fans


Attending a high school football game? Here’s what you need to know in COVID-19 era

PHOENIX - After the AIA approved the resumption of fall sports, attendance limits were left up to the school districts.


Suns determined to be all in on NBA’s commitment to social justice movement

PHOENIX - The NBA’s players briefly silenced their game to be heard, and now players and teams, including the Phoenix Suns, are teaming up to take action against social injustice.


The Peddy cure: Guard’s game-winning shot is antidote in Mercury victory

PHOENIX – The path of Phoenix Mercury guard Shey Peddy to the WNBA was not an easy one, but despite her struggles she managed to lift her team into the second round of playoffs.