ALA Football

Patriots Defeat Chargers with “Strong” Defensive Effort

7 months 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

The County Line Podcast

7 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Listen to our first podcast below, where we talk about the following: 2:15 – @CountyLineKel 11:50 – ALA – Queen Creek @ Benjamin Franklin 14:55 – Carter Taylor, ALA-QC senior WR 17:10 – Chargers head coach Dave Jefferies 19:30 – Cade Mcafee, BFHS senior LB 20:20 – Queen Creek junior Trey Reynolds 25:00 – Combs Read More

Offense, Stadium Lights Lose Power in Patriots’ Win

8 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

The County Line

2 years ago Andrew Luberda 0
Welcome back to The County Line, my blog on news and notes surrounding the athletic programs we cover at With four teams enjoying a bye this week, now is a good time to catch up on some news and notes before the stretch run of the regular season. Boy, how time has flown. In Read More