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As we head into 2022, many of us are making our lists and setting our sights on self-improvement — striving to become the best version of ourselves. We often set resolutions on physical changes that we wish to see and are committed to making our efforts count. Physical transformation is what…


North Valley Christian Academy in Phoenix didn’t have a basketball program until four years ago. The school didn’t even have a varsity team until three years ago.

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After scoring possibly the biggest two points of his high school career, Cactus Shadows senior Cole Caruso couldn’t find the words to express how he felt in that moment.

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In a year of uncertainty, Boulder Creek football, led by its 2021 senior class, has made history by winning its first region title since 2008. It secured the No. 1 seed in the 6A conference playoffs on its way to the state semifinals.

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