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The County Line

3 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Welcome back to The County Line, my blog on news and notes surrounding the athletic programs we cover at CountyLinePreps.com. Well, here we are, back from nine days in Laguna Beach, and following the recent final stretch of summer workouts, 7 v 7 games, and Big Man competitions. Some teams are at summer camp as Read More

Basketball Players, Coaches Enjoying More Time Together

4 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
    New rules instituted by the Arizona Interscholastic Association are allowing high school coaches to work with their players during parts of the offseason that were previously off limits. Summer, for example, was typically the time for basketball players to compete with club and AAU teams, exclusively. While some players are continuing their club Read More

Hard Work, Humility Behind Olsen’s Success

6 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Florence baseball two-way star Mat Olsen has combined hard work and humility to develop into the ace of the Gophers’ pitching staff in addition to being one of the team’s most dangerous hitters. In the final year of his Gophers’ four-year varsity career, the right-handed throwing Olsen owns a team-leading 0.78 ERA with 16 hits Read More

Florence’s Johnson cuts through Ben Franklin lineup

6 months ago Jason P. Skoda 0
Two hours before Florence arrived at Benjamin Franklin for a 3A Central Region softball game Thursday, the dust storm rolling through Queen Creek made visibility beyond a few feet difficult. Once it settled down, the Chargers had another issue and she stood 43 feet away. Florence junior right-hander Dani Johnson brought some of her best Read More

Easy or not, Gophers Win and Advance

8 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Like some other Florence boys’ basketball games this season, last Saturday night’s second-round 3A state tournament victory against Globe didn’t come easy. The No. 7-seed Gophers surrendered a 15-point lead in the third quarter before pulling away in the final minutes against No. 10 Globe at Poston Butte High School, 74 – 67. Easy or Read More

The Little Caesars Player of the Week – Sielle Neal

8 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
County Line Preps is pleased to have a sponsorship agreement with specific Little Caesars locations in Queen Creek and Coolidge. Little Caesars, home of the Hot-‘N-Ready pizza, will sponsor the Player of the Week and Player of the Month awards as part of our agreement. Each week, CountyLinePreps.com will announce the Player of the Week, Read More