Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics was the leading vote-getter for the All-Defensive first team, with Mikal Bridges of the Phoenix Suns joining him as the other guard.
The Mingus Union High School track & field team came away from the state championships with gold, silver and bronze medals.
The Mingus Union High School softball team lost a ballgame Thursday night, but it was its own kind of triumph.
Luka Doncic has his first victory in an elimination game.
The Mingus Mountain Wrestling program had a very busy month, with Angel Casillas and Brody Townsend traveling all the way to New Mexico to attend the prestigious Aztec National Tournament and returning home with first place in their respective weight classes.
Mingus Union High School’s softball team has built a remarkable rivalry with Greenway that played out in full in the “loser’s bracket” Tuesday as both teams fought to stay in the state playoffs.
The top-seeded Phoenix Suns looked much more like their old selves on Tuesday night.
Several athletes from the Verde Valley have qualified for the state track and field championships this week.
Luka Doncic tumbled toward the baseline after getting bumped by Chris Paul just before the halftime buzzer, the apprentice showing he has watched one of the masters at drawing fouls.
After getting shut out and 10-runned in the quarterfinal by Canyon del Oro Saturday night, the Mingus Union High School softball team still has hopes of coming back in the 4A state championship.
The top-seeded Phoenix Suns were braced for another fourth-quarter playoff fight on Wednesday night.
A scrambling 6-4 upset of No. 2 Greenway Tuesday put the Mingus Union softball team into the quarterfinals of the 4A state championship tournament to take on No. 3 Canyon del Oro.
The Mingus Union softball team needed just five innings to dispatch their first opponents in the 4A championship bracket.
Battling the noonday sun and Sonoran Desert heat, not to mention the top 4A baseball team in the state, Mingus Union came up just short in the opening round of the state playoffs.
Ranked No. 1 in the NJCAA, the Yavapai College softball team defeated the No. 8-ranked Central Arizona College Vaqueras 4-3 in game one of its doubleheader on Saturday afternoon to clinch the 2022 ACCAC Championship while also earning the rights to host the NJCAA Division I Region I Tournament.
The NBA fined the Phoenix Suns fined $25,000 on Saturday for violating injury reporting rules by failing to disclose guard Devin Booker's participation status in an accurate and timely manner before Game 6 of the first-round playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Chris Paul is still looking for his perfect ending.
A contentious collaboration has come to a close in the desert.
Saturday, April 30, Mingus Union High School will have its softball and baseball teams in the state playoffs.
With a quintessential two-out rally, the Mingus Union High School baseball team made a dramatic comeback to upset Vista Grande Wednesday and advance to the state championship bracket.
With the regular season over, some local high school teams are preparing for the post season.
Mikal Bridges was playing his 47th minute of basketball on Tuesday night when he leaped into the air, threw down a huge two-handed jam and pulled himself up on the rim with a little sneer for good measure.
The Vertical Thunder 16s girls’ volleyball team won first place in a tournament Saturday, April 23. This is the second tournament that they have won this year.
Mingus Union High School senior Brynley Lynch signed a letter of intent last week to play volleyball at South Mountain Community College, which offered her a full scholarship.
After watching their team compile a franchise-best 64 wins during the regular-season, eight games better than any other team in the NBA, Phoenix Suns fans are hoping this is the season their team finally breaks through to win its first championship.