ALA – Queen Creek

Patriots Defeat Chargers with “Strong” Defensive Effort

4 weeks ago Andrew Luberda 0
Twice during then-No. 2 ALA – Queen Creek’s 26 – 14 victory at then-No. 1 Benjamin Franklin last Friday night the Patriots’ defense stopped the Chargers on fourth-and-short, including once on the last of four-straight plays from the one-yard line in the second quarter. But it was senior defensive back Ben Strong who might’ve made Read More

Offense, Stadium Lights Lose Power in Patriots’ Win

2 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
For the first 24 minutes of its Friday, Sept. 13, Homecoming game versus visiting Phoenix Christian, ALA-Queen Creek’s high-powered offense looked as explosive as it did in its first three games, when it averaged 56 points per game. The last 24 minutes were littered with mistakes that reduced the explosiveness to a fizzle, as the Read More

ALA – Queen Creek’s Cluff Overcoming Family Hardship

1 year ago Andrew Luberda 0
Take it from those who know, cancer sucks. The Cluff family is among that group. Ethen Cluff is a junior at American Leadership Academy – Queen Creek and one of the top performers on the Patriots football team. He led the team in receiving yards, tied for the team with six touchdown receptions, and was Read More

A Closer Look

1 year ago Angel Bandilla 0
ALA – Queen Creek Cruises Past Florence Returning to action after its bye week, American Leadership Academy – Queen Creek dominated Florence last Friday, 59-19. The Patriots are now 7 – 2 while the Gophers fell to 2 – 7. The Patriots may have the best record in the 3A Central Region this year, but Read More

Chargers Start Fast, Patriots Finish Late in 3A Central Clash

1 year ago Andrew Luberda 0
Finish. It’s a word almost every coach, regardless of sport, preaches to his or her team. On its Homecoming last Friday night against rival Benjamin Franklin, American Leadership Academy – Queen Creek erased a 14 – 6 third-quarter deficit, scoring 27 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to defeat the undermanned Chargers, 33 – 14. Read More

The County Line

1 year 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. Hard to believe we’re heading into the second half of the season but it, in fact, begins on Friday night. In this edition, some news about the QCUSD high school opening in 2019, Queen Creek Read More