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Riddle This: Valley Vista’s Cole Riddle adds quarter-inch to 27-year-old state record in pole vault

Valley Vista High School’s Cole Riddle took down one of Arizona’s most revered state track and field records when he pole vaulted 17-feet, 5-inches at Wednesday’s Last Chance Meet at Desert Vista High School.

New girls shot put mark becomes fourth state track and field record to fall this season

TEMPE – The fourth Arizona high school track and field state record of the 2017 season fell Thursday when Mountain Pointe’s Kayleigh Conlon entered the record books in the girls shot put with a throw of 47-feet, 9.5 inches.

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Commentary: Keegan should be retained exclusively as school district consolidation consultant

When Andy Groseta embarked on this latest school district unification effort, he said we had a unique window of opportunity to make it happen this time.

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Mingus board begins piecing together school district consolidation puzzle pieces

The process of consolidating or unifying multiple school districts into one is kind of like putting a jigsaw puzzle together.

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Girls 800 shapes up as one of premier events in Arizona track & field this year

Arizona’s Schadler now nationally ranked in three events

It was the week for girls 800-meter runners to shine in Arizona high school track and field and the brightest of all was Rio Rico senior Allie Schadler.

Mingus soph Kendrew Streck ranks 10th in state in shot put

With a new personal record at last week’s Wrangler Boosters Invitational in Wickenburg, Mingus Union High School’s Kendrew Streck finds himself in the upper echelon of the Division III state rankings in the shot put this week.

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Commentary: Mickelsen Marathon shows running a sound investment

We’re not just missing the mark for the recreational offering, but there is money to be made both in terms of the event itself and the tax dollars generated from Phoenix area runners looking for a change of venue

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Jumpin’ Joe Glomski dominates for Sedona in Glendale Cardinal Invitational

GLENDALE – Final results still have not been posted, but Friday’s Glendale Cardinal Invitational just as easily could have been called the Joe Glomski jumping clinic.

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Strong performances by Mingus, Camp Verde athletes in Wrangler Invite

WICKENBURG -- The Mingus Union boys track and field team showed solid across-the-board strength to finish third among 11 teams in Thursday’s Wrangler Athletic Boosters Invitational. The Camp Verde boys were seventh overall.

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Three state records fall in prestigious Arcadia Invite

Washington tops discus mark again; Schadler runs past Jones’ 3200-meter standard

The year’s Arcadia showcase saw several Arizona athletes emerge as some of the event’s brightest stars.

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