San Tan Valley Schools

The Perfect Pair: Sutterby’s Helping Sabercats Thrive

3 months ago Eric Sorenson 0
The father-son coaching relationship can be a delicate balance. Fortunately, the Sutterby’s seem to have it all figured out. Head coach Ryan, along with his all-region freshman son Brett, helped San Tan Foothills to the brink of a state championship last week at Tempe Diablo Stadium. While the Sabercats came up just short, falling to Read More

Cat Fight: Sabercats topped in Extras by Defending Champ Cougars

3 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
To be the best you must beat the best. Such was the scenario facing No. 4-seed San Tan Foothills in Monday night’s 2A Baseball State Championship game at Tempe Diablo Stadium against No. 7 Phoenix Christian, the defending 2A champions. A game that saw the Sabercats come from behind three times to tie, including once Read More

Poston Butte’s Lopez Still Dominating Opponents in “New Season”

4 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Poston Butte junior pitcher Lindsay Lopez’ last two starts weren’t the first dominating performances in her high school career, just the most recent. Lopez, who was recently named the 5A Sonoran Region Co-Offensive Player of the Year, pitched consecutive complete-game shutouts against Williams Field (4 – 0) and Campo Verde (2 – 0) on Wednesday Read More

McNeill Progresses to One of Poston Butte’s Best

4 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
    Poston Butte head coach Chris Holcombe took over the Broncos’ baseball program in 2014, the same year as then incoming-freshman Nolan McNeill, who was a singles-hitting third baseman. Now nearing the end of a four-year varsity career, McNeill has progressed into one of the Broncos’ best players in recent years. “We’ve seen the Read More

Poston Butte’s Thompson Earns AzNFF Honors

4 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Poston Butte senior football player Tyler Thompson was honored by the National Football Foundation – Valley of the Sun Chapter at the 37th Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Banquet, which took place on Saturday, Mar. 24, at the Scottsdale Hilton Resort & Villas. Thompson, who earned postseason recognition for his performance on the field, including 5A Read More

Combs’ Tennis Building Program, Establishing Identity

4 months ago Eric Sorenson 0
The sun slowly begins to set as the players patiently wait their turn in line on the tennis courts just north of the Combs High School campus. First-year boys head coach Dr. Dave Nelson sits in a folding chair just a few feet away from the baseline next to a cage filled with balls. He Read More