Coolidge & Florence Schools

Florence Playoff Win is Twice as Nice

2 years ago Andrew Luberda 0
Last Saturday’s first-round 3A State Championship playoff game between No. 6-seed Florence and No. 11 Blue Ridge was not the first meeting between the teams this season but the result was the same. The Gophers, who defeated the Yellow Jackets 41 – 16 on Sept. 15, advanced to the state quarterfinals following a 40 – Read More

Twice As Nice: Mathis Twins Elevating Florence Football

2 years ago Eric Sorenson 0
They seem to know each other’s every move. Since child birth one was the Yin to his twin sibling’s Yang. Meet the Mathis brothers: seniors Shelton and Shane have become the backbone of the 6-1 Florence Gophers who travel to 7-1 Ben Franklin this week in a battle of two of the top 3A programs Read More

The Little Caesars Player of the Week – Nolan Susel

2 years ago Andrew Luberda 1
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, will announce the Player of the Week, Read More

Gophers Light Up Scoreboard in Delayed Season Opener

2 years ago Andrew Luberda 2
The second-ranked Florence football team finally played its first game of the season following last week’s cancellation versus Santa Rita. The Gophers improved to 2 – 0 after a 61 – 35 victory against visiting Youngker on Friday night. “The team was excited to get started after the disappointment of not playing last week,” Florence Read More

Players to Watch: Florence

2 years ago Andrew Luberda 1
The Florence football team did not begin its season as scheduled during Zero Week, as Santa Rita cancelled on the Gophers due to a lack of players. As a result, the 3A Central Region contenders will officially open their season in Week One versus Youngker. Here’s a look at three Gophers to watch this season Read More

Coolidge Football Rebuilding, Brick by Brick

2 years ago Andrew Luberda 0
The Coolidge football program averaged nearly nine wins per season between the 2010 and 2014 seasons, thrice winning 10 games or more during that span. Since then, the Bears have won only a combined five games the last two seasons, contributing to the resignation of former head coach Cayle Ferguson. New head coach Bill Godsil, Read More