Ciaran J DoyleSports Reporter, Phoenix
Ciaran Doyle expects to graduate in December 2022 with a master’s degree in sports journalism. Doyle, who has covered high school sports for AZPreps365.com, is working for Cronkite Sports.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Rising signed the franchise’s first-ever academy player to the first team in 2021, but Niall Dunn is one of few players to earn a promotion since the academy opened in 2021. Coach Juan Guerra has plans to change that.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix College women’s soccer team has won two of the past three nationals after upsetting the No. 1 seed in this year’s Division II national championship tournament. Can the team replaces its stars and keep the momentum going into next season?
PHOENIX – After the Phoenix City Council approved a new lease last Wednesday, the Rising will relocate for the third time since 2017 ahead of the 2023 USL regular season.
PHOENIX – As the Pac-12 looks to get its first team in the College Football Playoff since 2017, Oregon, USC and UCLA vy for a spot but will need help.
CHANDLER – After missing the postseason for the first time since 2016, the Phoenix Rising finished a disappointing season with a win. Here’s a look back at what went wrong in 2022 and a preview of the 2023 season.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Rising’s Pub 2 Pitch program provides a free shuttle from various bars across the Valley and takes fans to the game and back.
PHOENIX – Josh Cohen was the Phoenix Rising goalkeeper in 2017. Five years later, he is starting in the Champions League against stars such as Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar.
CHANDLER – After losing their last two games, Phoenix Rising is in an uphill battle for a playoff spot in the Western Conference. Rising has six games remaining to turn it around and close the five-point gap between them and seventh-place Las Vegas Lights FC.
CHANDLER – Just a week ago, Juan Guerra was introduced as the new coach of Phoenix Rising FC. Players responded and the Rising find themselves back in the playoff hunt.