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Despite battling Valley fever as a child, Highland quarterback Gage Dayley finds unlikely path to success
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.
‘Apple doesn’t fall far from the tree’: ASU’s Washington carries on family legacy
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.
Attention: Highland football coach incorporates military background into practice and schoolwork
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.
Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods embraced sports almost as much as public service
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.
Money troubles, lingering injuries: Former Bears great Brian Urlacher helping NFL veterans
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.
Did you see that?? Hamilton football prompts national buzz after historic upset
Hamilton High School’s dramatic comeback on national TV has prompted widespread buzz after scoring 18 points in 70 seconds.
3 Arizona men built popular ‘Fantasy Footballers’ podcast from lunchroom to sellouts
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.