Xavier College Prep Gators can’t stop devouring state championships

PHOENIX – Through history, tradition, family and immense talent, Xavier College Prep has established itself as the greatest dynasty in Arizona high school sports with no sign of stopping anytime soon.

Final Four: Saturday, April 6 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.


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Jackson's explosive start to ASU baseball season a tribute to self-belief

PHOENIX – As a sophomore, Isaiah Jackson is improving his game to help his MLB draft projections while at the same time helping ASU baseball make a push to the tournament.

Former Cienega High School standout Isaiah Jackson continues to make waves at the plate for Arizona State to start his sophomore season.

What to expect for every Cactus League team in 2024

PHOENIX - The Cactus League has started and that leaves many fans eager to learn what’s in store for their team in 2024. As teams prepare to play spring training games, learn what’s new and what to expect from all 15 Cactus League teams.

With anticipation in the air and dreams of World Series glory, the Cactus League sets the stage for the 2024 MLB season. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

Diamondbacks aim to cement place among MLB's elite teams

SCOTTSDALE — As the Arizona Diamondbacks enter 2024 Spring Training, they carry the momentum of their surprising 2023 World Series journey, armed with a bolstered roster and a renewed sense of determination.

Manager Torey Lovullo's Arizona Diamondbacks are poised to prove that their unity, talent and hunger make them a force to be reckoned with in 2024. (Photo by Joe Eigo/Cronkite News)

‘Looseness to this group’: Diamondbacks bullpen enters camp relieved

SCOTTSDALE – After being a major factor in the team’s 2023 postseason run, the Arizona Diamondbacks bullpen is prepared to take the next step forward and build off the team’s National League pennant.

Ryan Thompson says he's open to stepping into any bullpen role for the Arizona Diamondbacks during the 2024 season. (Photo by Joe Eigo/Cronkite News)

MLB managers reflect on Diamondbacks’ World Series run

GLENDALE — The Diamondbacks shocked the baseball world with their improbable 2023 postseason run that resulted in a World Series appearance. Looking toward 2024, numerous MLB managers have praised the team for the team’s recent success.

San Diego Padres manager and part-time Valley resident Bob Melvin discusses the 2023 run of the Diamondbacks, a team he used to manage. (Photo by Joseph Eigo/Cronktie News)