Dain Thompson

Kings of Gantzel: Poston Butte defeats Combs in Renewed Rivalry

3 weeks ago Andrew Luberda 0
The Battle on Gantzel finished in dramatic fashion with a 55 – 28 win for the Poston Butte Broncos over the Combs Coyotes. Since the opening of both schools in 2009, the Battle on Gantzel on the football field has favored the Broncos and it did again on Friday night, despite the Coyotes looking to Read More

Poston Butte Ready to Overcome Challenges

2 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
The challenge facing the Poston Butte football team in less than two weeks is a big one. The season opener against five-time defending state champion Saguaro. The Broncos are hardly easing into their first year as a member of the 4A conference, too say the least. “Obviously, the first game is going to be a Read More

The County Line

2 months 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

Poston Butte’s Thompson Earns AzNFF Honors

5 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

Poston Butte Special Teams’ Lapses Prove Costly

11 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Poston Butte’s special teams allowed 10th-ranked Marana to return a pair of punts for touchdowns during Friday night’s Sonoran Region contest in San Tan Valley, which helped the Tigers defeat the Broncos on Senior Night, 49 – 28. Jesus Valenzuela, a senior, returned back-to-back Broncos’ punts just over two minutes apart to increase the Tigers’ Read More