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The County Line

4 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 – game week. I’ve spent the last 7-10 days visiting fall football camps at Poston Butte, Coolidge, Queen Creek, and Combs, previewing the seasons for each. If you haven’t already, go check Read More

The County Line

5 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. I started visiting some football teams earlier this week, including Queen Creek, which held its first practice on Monday. On Tuesday, Chilly, of ArizonaVarsity.com, agreed to take #TheSideLineVlog on a mini CLP tour. We visited Read More

The County Line

5 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

6 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

8 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

8 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