Cierra Luna

Cierra Luna

Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Cierra Luna of Albuquerque, New Mexico, expects to graduate in December 2020 with a master’s degree in sports journalism. Luna primarily creates digital content for Cronkite Sports.

Latest from Cierra Luna

Nonprofit Soldier’s Best Friend pairs rescues with veterans to become service dogs

PHOENIX – Arizona nonprofit Soldier’s Best Friend adopts dogs from local shelters and trains them along with veterans with PTSD or traumatic brain injury to become service dogs.


Flagstaff’s Snowbowl Ski Resort ready to open with COVID-19 restrictions

Even with COVID-19 restrictions, Flagstaff’s Snowbowl Ski Resort is set to open.


Arizona collegiate athletes speak out on importance of voting

Athletes at NAU, ASU and UArizona making voices heard about importance of voting


Arizona natives Cody Bellinger, Aaron Slegers represent opposite sides in World Series

PHOENIX - Arizona natives Cody Bellinger, Aaron Slegers represent opposite sides in a World Series featuring the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays.


Former ASU softball star Macha knows thing or two about curveballs, and COVID-19 threw one

CHANDLER - Breanna Macha, who pitched at Red Mountain High and ASU, left her job as New Mexico’s pitching coach due to COVID-19, and reinvited herself.


As costs rise and participation falls, nonprofits helping families pay for youth sports

PHOENIX – Valley of the Sun YMCA and the Caris Sports foundation help assist parents and club teams with sports program costs that would otherwise keep their kids on the sidelines.


‘Cruel irony’: COVID-19 stalls momentum of women’s soccer

PHOENIX - After winning the World Cup in 2019, the U.S. national team helped women's soccer skyrocket in popularity. Then COVID-19 hit.


After NCAA ruling, athletes work to reconcile activism with personal branding

After NCAA ruling, athletes hope to use personal brand and platform to speak to their audience on social justice issues.