Search result for Murphy Woodhouse

Did Chandler-Saguaro rematch serve as potential postseason preview?

CHANDLER – For five years, nobody could top the Wolves. Last November, the Saguaro Sabercats were able to beat Chandler in the Open Division Championship, ending Chandler’s run. Friday showed a rematch of the game with a renewed Chandler offense.

A standout crowd of 5,000 witnessed a shift of power in Friday's Chandler-Saguaro rematch. The Wolves won, 31-21, and remain undefeated this season at 4-0. (Photo by Adrian Chandler/Cronkite News)

‘Star’ struck: Adjusting to new hybrid role, Cardinals LB Isaiah Simmons shines with huge hit in OT win

PHOENIX – Arizona Cardinals linebacker Isaiah Simmons has a new position this season. The team hopes the position will better amplify the uniquely gifted defender’s traits and production.


Since 1980, Horizon volleyball coach McKenzie has thrived in evolving sports landscape

PHOENIX – Since Ronald Reagan was president, Valorie McKenzie has been the coach of Horizon High School’s volleyball team. She has seen the high school landscape change with Title IX, college recruitment and the spread of club volleyball.


Arizona lawmakers Lesko, Biggs, Gosar cited in Jan. 6 hearing testimony

WASHINGTON - Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko expressed concerns on Jan. 5 that Trump supporters would "go nuts" if Congress did not overturn the 2020 election results, and asked House leaders for a safety plan for lawmakers, according to Jan. 6 committee hearing testimony.


House gives final OK to compromise gun-reform bill, first in decades

WASHINGTON - The House Friday gave final approval to a bipartisan gun-reform bill that is the first major federal gun safety legislation in decades, voting just hours after the measure cleared the Senate.


Title IX at 50: As opportunities evolved for female athletes, so did ASU

TEMPE – As Title IX turns 50, women involved in the early years of athletics at Arizona State reflect on the era.


International call: Arizona’s Mathurin, Koloko symbolic of talent pool in NBA Draft

PHOENIX – As the NBA Draft nears, it’s clear how much international players have impacted the league.That’s good news for Arizona’s Bennedict Mathurin and Christian Koloko.


Arizona lawmakers split as House passes gun reform after Uvalde shooting

WASHINGTON – Arizona legislators voted on party lines this week as the House rushed through a pair of sweeping gun reform bills just weeks after a mass shooting at a Texas elementary school left 19 students and two teachers dead.


‘Great experience’: Pac-12 coaches, players praise inaugural conference baseball tournament in Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE – Players and coaches around the Pac-12, including Arizona and Arizona State, said they enjoyed their experience at the first-ever conference baseball tournament despite some hiccups in the format.


ASU’s first season under Willie Bloomquist over after blown lead to Arizona in Pac-12 Baseball Tournament

SCOTTSDALE – Willie Bloomquist’s first year as Arizona State baseball coach was marred by key injuries but also highlighted by breakout performances across the Sun Devils roster. ASU lost to Chip Hale’s Arizona Wildcats in the Pac-12 tournament Friday.


Hamilton baseball wins National High School Invitational Tournament opener

CHANDLER — USA Baseball selected Hamilton High to compete against other top-ranked high school teams around the country and Wednesday they showed why they among the 16 chosen


Arizona Tennis Classic returns, showcases some of sport’s top players

PHOENIX – Phoenix Country Club was host to the Arizona Tennis Classic, which showcased some of the sport’s top players and raised $115,000 for Phoenix Children’s Hospital.