Ryan Schwager
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Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Ryan Schwager expects to graduate in May 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism, a minor in digital audiences and a business certificate. He is working for the Phoenix sports bureau.

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The beat goes on: Drumlines reinvent themselves as important pieces in the sports world

PHOENIX – From their role in HBCU marching bands to their place in a popular movie, drumlines have become a key player in the sports entertainment world.

Coyotes’ franchise record for NHL debuts signals team in full rebuild mode

PHOENIX – With the newest additions of NCAA standouts Jack McBain and Nathan Smith, the Arizona Coyotes have set a single-season franchise record with 10 players making their NHL debuts in 2022. The mark confirms the team is in full rebuild mode.

18 and counting: Arizona State softball team creating buzz after winning again in dramatic fashion

TEMPE – Arizona State softball sits atop the Pac-12 standings for the first time in a decade, propelled by a historic 18-game win streak and a perfect 10-0 start to conference play. ASU faces off against fifth place Utah for the second game of a series tonight.

Arizona State, Arizona softball programs heading in opposite directions

TUCSON – Arizona State recently dominated Arizona over a three-game weekend series in Tucson. The two programs are going in opposite directions, with ASU winning 14 in a row, and Arizona off to a 1-8 start in Pac-12 play.

Homecoming: Former Pinnacle High softball star shines in return to Arizona

TEMPE – Marissa Schuld (ASU) and Taylor Fawcett (Rutgers) went to multiple state title games as the stars of the Pinnacle High School softball team. They went head-to-head for the first time as collegiate athletes in a recent tournament.

Arizona sportsbooks expecting large crowds, revenue for first March Madness betting cycle

PHOENIX – This is Arizona's first March Madness with legal sports betting. Sportsbooks across the state are expecting large crowds and revenue during both the men’s and women’s NCAA championship tournaments.

International Wildcats adapting to life, tennis away from home during COVID-19 pandemic

TUCSON — Many of the international players on the UArizona men’s tennis team face challenges with travel, seeing family during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Skatin’ for Leighton charity event also a nod to Coyotes executive Matt Shott

PHOENIX – The Arizona Coyotes hosted the second annual Skatin’ for Leighton at Phoenix Raceway. Plenty of Arizona hockey community members made it out to the 12-hour charity event that was also a nod to Matt Schott.

ASU offensive coordinator Zak Hill resigns; report says 3 other assistants out amid NCAA investigation

PHOENIX – ASU Offensive coordinator Zak Hill resigns amid NCAA investigation. Three other assistants reportedly out.