Brandon Bonaparte plans to graduate in May 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism, a minor in digital audiences and a certificate in marketing. Bonaparte, who has interned at Goodman Networks, Sports360AZ and Dave Campbell’s Texas Football, is working for the Phoenix sports bureau.
Latest from Brandon Bonaparte
MESA – Since COVID-19, golf has experienced a boom in popularity. Sales are up, more people are playing and the sport is growing at the professional level.
TEMPE – In February, college triathlon hit its quota of 40 teams and is on pace to becoming an official NCAA championship sport within the next two years. A winner of five national titles in a row, Arizona State is a pioneer in the growth of this sport.
PHOENIX – Shanon Hays, the winningest coach in softball history at Texas Tech, is now turning around Grand Canyon’s program. The Lopes, who were 19-30 in 2021, are first in the WAC West.
PHOENIX – Remy Martin was the face of ASU basketball. After his transfer to Kansas, Martin ended up becoming a national champion.
PHOENIX – In 1982 and 1983, longtime Phoenix Suns broadcaster Gary Bender called two of the most iconic men’s basketball title games: Michael Jordan’s game-winning shot and Lorenzo Charles’ game-winning, buzzer-beating dunk.
PHOENIX – Wyoming is one of only two states that doesn’t sanction baseball as a high school sport. Grand Canyon pitcher Carter Young still managed to play DI baseball by traveling and competing around the country.
PHOENIX – First-year head coach Charlie Ragle, looks to turn the Idaho State Bengals around. Ragle is a former three-time Arizona state champion at Chaparral High and assistant at Arizona and California.