ALA – Queen Creek

The County Line

1 day 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

2 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

Hope Springs Eternal for ALA-Queen Creek Football

3 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
If hope can be defined as the belief one holds during difficult circumstances that things will get better, then the Patriots football team is about to be rewarded in at least one such circumstance following the conclusion of spring practice earlier this week. Facing the offseason reality of 32 seniors moving on after graduation, head Read More

State Title Barely Eludes ALA – Queen Creek in 5-Set Thriller

3 months ago Jason P. Skoda 0
In the moment it can be difficult to see through the haze of defeat. The immediacy of a winning point hitting the floor clouds everything as the opposition celebrates nearby. Eventually, after receiving the trophy, acknowledging the fans, and huddling for the last time as a team, reality sets in. The season has come to Read More

From 4 to 34 in 3 Seasons: Patriots Reach 5A Volleyball State Championship Game

3 months ago Jason P. Skoda 0
Before getting to the accomplishment and mayhem that took place Wednesday night, retreat back to March 1, 2016. The American Leadership Academy-Queen Creek boys volleyball team played its first ever match. It didn’t last long. Higley quickly dispatched of the Patriots in three sets. It was worse than the score – 25-6, 25-15, 25-9 – Read More