Jenna Mazel
Jenna Mazel
Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Jenna Mazel expects to graduate in spring 2021 with a degree in sports journalism. She is working for Cronkite Sports this spring.

Latest from Jenna Mazel

Arizona bill targeting transgender athletes could impact state’s ability to host NCAA events

PHOENIX – Although Arizona is the site of two NCAA softball regionals this week, that might not be the case next year if the state passes a law targeting transgender athletes.

High school hockey in desert flourishing despite lack of sanctioning by AIA

PHOENIX - Hockey is one of the few sports not sanctioned by the AIA, but it has managed to be successful. Much of that has to do with the Arizona High School Hockey Association.

There’s a new Doan in town: Son of former Coyotes standout commits to play hockey at ASU

PHOENIX – Josh Doan, son of former Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan, has signed a letter of intent to play hockey at Arizona State this fall.

‘Still expected to look like Barbie dolls’: Gender equality in sports media an ongoing battle

PHOENIX – Gender inequality in sports media is not a new issue. And despite gains women have made in the industry, problems persist.

In the NCAA Women’s Tournament, those who spend big win big (only Arizona defies odds)

PHOENIX — Data collected from the U.S. Department of Education reveals a correlation between the spending habits of a Sweet 16 team and how far it advances in the NCAA Women’s Tournament.

Navigating college recruiting process proved challenging for sand volleyball standout during pandemic

PHOENIX – A lack of spots due to funding, limited campus tours, and being evaluated solely on film are just some of the obstacles that Arcadia High School senior Lauren Sayre encountered while deciding where she would play sand volleyball at the collegiate level.

City of Phoenix unanimously votes to reopen outdoor park amenities, select pools

PHOENIX – During Tuesday’s meeting the city of Phoenix unanimously voted to reopen outdoor park amenities, select pools and implement a plan for easter weekend.

High school hockey: Notre Dame Prep Saints go marching in … to nationals

TEMPE - The Notre Dame Prep Saints secured a 2-1 victory over the Pinnacle Pioneers during the state championship game on Friday and advance to nationals.

With spring sports season underway, Arizona high schools await decision on COVID-19 protocol

PHOENIX – The spring sports season could mean new COVID-19 protocol for high school athletes.