TEMPE – With the impending completion of ASU’s multipurpose arena, Sun Devils men's hockey played its final game at the "blue collar" Oceanside Ice Arena, winning a chippy, physical, penalty-filled game against Long Island.
PHOENIX – The 6A boys and girls basketball championships are are set to tip off tonight at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Perry and Hamilton will play for the boys title, and Perry and Valley Vista will go at each other for the girls title. Storylines run deep in both games.
PHOENIX – Sasha Martínez, jueza y árbitra internacional de la ISU (Unión Internacional de Patinaje Sobre Hielo) es la primera jueza internacional de patinaje artístico sobre hielo Mexicana en el panel Olímpico.
TEMPE – Twins Bella and Gigi Gaspar, star sophomore defenders for the Arizona State women’s lacrosse team, made the 1,500-mile journey from Canada to Tempe after playing every sport imaginable growing up. They also played a few pranks, too.
LOS ANGELES – As Arizona Cardinals fans watch the Super Bowl today, they will likely be looking forward to 2023, when State Farm Stadium hopes the big game.
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.
PHOENIX – Native Americans are overrepresented in Pima County jails, often held before their trial or for nonviolent offenses. Community leaders are implementing programs to combat the trend, including pre-trial behavioral health diversions and warrant resolution.
PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has amended his suit against the Biden administration’s mandate that all federal employees and contractors be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January and added Phoenix fire and police associations.
PHOENIX – Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was in Phoenix Friday for the signing of a federal transit grant, which will provide $158 million toward the second phase of the Valley Metro Northwest Extension project.
PHOENIX – Phoenix has created a first-of-its-kind office to respond to rising temperatures from climate change. Heat is a greater weather hazard than floods or storms, and the new office aims to improve livability in the desert city.
PHOENIX – Contact sports are in the blood of one Chandler family. The parents prefer roller derby while their sons have embraced football.
TOMBSTONE – During the COVID-19 pandemic, ghost tours fulfilled a rising demand for outdoor activities where social distancing was possible.