Henry Schleizer(he/him)Sports Reporter, Phoenix
Henry Schleizer expects to graduate in May 2022 with a degree in sports journalism. Schleizer, who has interned for ArizonaSports 98.7 and the Draft Network, is working in the Phoenix Sports Bureau.
PHOENIX – After battling Valley fever when he was young, Gage Dayley’s sports path was forever changed. Now he is the starting quarterback at Gilbert Highland High School and could lead his team to the 6A state championship.
TEMPE - Anthony Washington was an Olympian in the discus throw. Now, His son Turner is dominating NCAA track and field as a thrower at Arizona State.
GILBERT - Highland freshman football coach and Air Force veteran Mark Falagrady lives and works in technology, served in the military, and coaches the freshman team at Highland High School, and he intertwines all of his backgrounds into his coaching.
PHOENIX – Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods will be remembered for his presence in the political field, but will also be remembered for his love of sports, along with his outspoken takes about his teams.
SCOTTSDALE – Many former NFL players struggle with lingering injuries and financial hardships. NFL Hall of Famer and Chicago Bears legend Brian Urlacher hosted a Gridiron Gala to help raise awareness.
Hamilton High School’s dramatic comeback on national TV has prompted widespread buzz after scoring 18 points in 70 seconds.
PHOENIX – Arizona residents Mike Wright, Andy Holloway and Jason Moore created “The Fantasy Footballers,” a podcast that has been streamed more than 36 million times and has over 263,000 YouTube channel subscribers.