Sabrina McClain
Sabrina McClain(she/her/hers)
Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Sabrina McClain expects to graduate in December 2023 with a master’s degree in sports journalism.

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A home away from home: ASU women’s tennis international athletes find net gains in the Valley

PHOENIX – The roster for the ASU women’s tennis team includes eight out of nine international students. Through culture changes, living away from home and missing family, they are appreciative of the opportunities they have in the United States.

The ASU women's tennis team, featuring talent from around the world, proves that diversity is its strength on and off the court. (Photo courtesy of Sun Devil Athletics)

From fútbol to football: Paradise Honors kicker Hayley Horner breaking barriers

SURPRISE – Hayley Horner is playing her first season on the Paradise Honors football team as a kicker. Although she’s known soccer her entire life, her ambition to try a new sport has given her nothing but success.

Behind the curve: GM Mike Hazen, Arizona Diamondbacks playing catch-up following World Series run

SCOTTSDALE – Diamondbacks general manager Mike Hazen grapples with the challenges of an unfamiliar offseason after the team’s World Series in tandem with manager Torey Lovullo, who received a contract extension through 2026.

Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo, left, and general manager Mike Hazen collaborate to ensure the organization maintains momentum after a World Series appearance. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

New Arizona Wildcats Caleb Love, Keshad Johnson and Jaden Bradley aim to transfer NCAA tournament experience

TUCSON – Arizona men’s basketball hopes to rewrite the narrative after last season’s upset loss to Princeton in the first round of March Madness, thanks in part to transfers Caleb Love, Keshad Johnson and Jaden Bradley – who bring valuable March Madness experience.

Jaden Bradley during a game.

‘So far from cocky’: Corbin Carroll’s high school coaches, best friend reflect on star Diamondbacks outfielder

PHOENIX – Corbin Carroll’s success as a rookie may be a surprise for some but not for his high school baseball coaches and best friend. His drive, speed and hard work were evident early.

Corbin Carroll is remembered by his former coaches and friends for his work ethic and humble confidence that have remained consistent throughout his journey to the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Photo by Rob Leiter/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Splash of success: ASU water polo shines on international stage at World Aquatic Championships

PHOENIX – ASU water polo assistant coach Ethan D’Souza, along with athletes Kat Featherstone and Ashley Ferguson, traveled to Coimbra, Portugal to compete in the World Aquatics U20 Water Polo Championships. Although the outcome was not what they hoped, the experience was rewarding.

Water Polo Court

Desert Vista’s ‘Point Goddess’ Ijiwoye headed to women’s hoops power Stanford

PHOENIX – Desert Vista senior Shay Ijiwoye has committed to Stanford after receiving over 45 offers from D1 schools. Her decision lends itself to the Cardinal basketball program, the prestigiousness of the school, the academics and being close to home.

The Ijiwoye family's unwavering support and Shay's determination drive her to excel in basketball as a recent Stanford signee. (Photo courtesy of Shay Ijiwoye)

Playing with fire: Arizona high school football coaches double as firefighters

PHOENIX – Arizona firefighters and high school football coaches have more similarities than differences. Between a locker room mentality in fire stations, preparation and physical demands, here’s why their transition is seamless in the Valley.

No flag on this play: AIA-sanctioned girls flag football debuts at Nike Kickoff Classic

PHOENIX - The Arizona Cardinals show support for girls flag football at the Nike Kickoff Classic where Mountain Pointe and Mountain View compete in their first AIA-sanctioned flag football game of the season.

Girls play flag football at Mountain View High School in Mesa.