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Cardinals’ camps aim to enlighten Arizona youth

By Zach Alvira GSN Sports Editor The Arizona Cardinals have long made it a priority to make a difference in the youth across Arizona through camps. Several times throughout the year, the Cardinals’ community relations department...

Donated rods, reels get kids fishing this summer

By Zach Alvira GSN Editor As the weather heats up, East Valley kids begin spending their free time in front of a television rather than experiencing the outdoors. Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s are trying to...

Nike GBAC 7-on-7 maintains success in 7th year

By Zach Alvira GSN Editor The end of the school year signals the start of summer football training for high schools all across Arizona, as many begin workout programs and field work throughout the week. While...

Spring wrap-up: Gilbert schools bring home titles

By zach alvira GSN Sports Editor Champions have been crowned, seniors have graduated and fall prep sports teams have begun preparations for the upcoming season in August. Now that the school year has officially come to...

Highland High twins a successful ‘couple of characters’

By eric newman, GSN Staff Writer It does not appear a few late arrivals to track and field practice are too much of a hinderance for Highland juniors Sam and Ernest Green. The boys began...

Gilbert’s MyKala Skinner springboards Utah to the top

By Brittany Bowyer, GSN Contributing Writer The University of Utah is known for its history of success in gymnastics. The school often draws in some of the top gymnasts in the country. For Gilbert native...

Mesquite baseball hungry for shot at state title

By zach alvira, GSN Sports Editor Jeff Holland doesn’t have to say much to motivate his Mesquite High baseball team. As the school’s only baseball coach since it opened in 1998, Holland has established a culture...

Here’s the pitch: AIA, athletes address arm-injury prevention

By Stephen Perez, Cronkite News Arm injuries among high school baseball players are on the rise due to overuse. This has caused not only pitchers to take care of their bodies better, but also a...

Children’s hospital physical-therapy clinic in Gilbert aids young athletes

By Zach Alvira, GSN Sports Editor Kids are growing bigger, faster and stronger younger. Along wth that, the competition level in youth sports has increased. That heightens chances of injury, experts say. Accordingly, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, long...

It’s all Gilbert: Tigers’ girls, boys play for hoops titles

By Zach Alvira, GSN Sports Editor The Gilbert High girls and boys basketball teams have taken over the 5A basketball tournament brackets. Each reached their respective state-championship games, where, coincidentally, both face Millennium on Monday, Feb....