ALA – Queen Creek

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

7 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

7 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

Pole Position: Park Vaults To New Heights Again

7 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

7 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

10 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

10 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