ALA – Queen Creek

Pole Position: Park Vaults To New Heights Again

6 months ago Eric Sorenson 0
After a brief warmup ALA Queen Creek’s Julianna Park sat back and patiently waited. After all, as the reigning Division III pole vault champ, membership had its privileges Friday afternoon at the Track & Field State Championships at Mesa Community College. One by one a group of over 20 vaulters from around the state took Read More

Patriot Games: Bryce Elevating ALA QC To New Heights

6 months ago Eric Sorenson 0
At first glance it’s easy to see why Brett Bryce isn’t only respected for his play on the court but as one of the leaders on a deep and talented ALA-Queen Creek volleyball team who have their sites set on a 5A state championship in the coming weeks. Their jaw-dropping 30-3 record entering Monday’s game Read More

Top Three Games – Feb. 6

9 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
3.  The No. 18-ranked Florence girls’ basketball team improved to 18 – 7 with a 58 – 39 victory over rival and visiting Coolidge.   HOUSE WAS FULL, GAME WAS PLAYED TOUGH, AND THE BETTER TEAM WON! LADY GOPHERS WIN!! pic.twitter.com/gFJlKID4pE — Coach (@FHS_GIRLS_BBALL) February 7, 2018 2.  The ALA boys’ basketball team moved closer Read More

Looking ahead: Wednesday’s Top Three Games

9 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Wednesday, Jan. 31: 3.  The No. 15 Queen Creek girls’ basketball team ends its regular on Senior Night vs. Higley. The Bulldogs defeated the Knights in lopsided fashion back in November, 53 – 10. Result:  The Bulldogs sent their three seniors – Isabelle Rosales, Kelli Chapman and Joey Snow – out in style with a Read More

MBB: ALA Downs Coolidge – Three ( x2) Things We Learned

9 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Last Tuesday’s 3A Central Region matchup between then No. 5-ranked Coolidge and No. 11 American Leadership Academy – Queen Creek featured the good and not-so-good of both teams. In the end, it was the Patriots, behind a strong second-half performance, who came away with the 69 – 59 victory. “Coolidge is a tough-minded, scrappy team,” Read More

Poston Butte Bests Pesky Patriots: Three Things (x 2) We Learned

9 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
The Poston Butte and American Leadership Academy – Queen Creek boys’ basketball teams matched up in about the only place the teams could meet:  The Central Arizona Holiday Classic Tournament. Considering their respective 5A and 3A conference affiliations, the 16-team tournament hosted by Casa Grande High School on Dec. 28-30 provided the unique opportunity for Read More