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Jim Beall, who laid Higley High School football foundation, dies at 65  AZCentral

Jim Beall, who won three state championships before starting Higley's football program in 2001, left a lasting legacy.



How Ty Robinson became Higley's first HS football All-American  AZCentral

Higley defensive lineman Ty Robinson received his High School All-American Bowl jersey during a presentation Friday.



Cowboys offer 2020 6-9 Shon Robinson out of Gilbert (Higley), AZ  247Sports

Mike Boynton and Co. offer top-100 power forward Shon Robinson in the 2020 class.



Centennial dominates Higley to reach another 5A state championship  AZCentral

Coyotes standout Tawee Walker says: “We're just a team. ... Everybody's got each other's back."



Road restrictions, closures expected in Gilbert for parade and marathon  AZFamily

The annual Gilbert Days Parade and the Gilbert Half Marathon and 10K are hitting the streets Saturday, and so are road restrictions and closures.



VIDEO: High school basketball players to be disciplined after fight breaks out on the court  ABC15 Arizona

A Valley high school basketball game, with playoff implications, was cut short after a fight broke out on the court. And now, the winner of that game has forfeited ...



Higley defensive end Ty Robinson, you can call him 'Lord Shaxx!'  AZFamily

Higley High School defensive end Ty Robinson is a special breed of football player, who is relentless in different realities. In this one, life is treating him very well ...



Higley High in Gilbert one of 'America's Most Challenging'  Arizona Republic

Higley is one of 16 schools in Arizona to make the Washington Post's annual list.



QB Matt Purnell joins 10 other football players transferring to Higley  AZCentral

Sophomore quarterback Matt Purnell starts his first day at a new school on Monday. Purnell's move from Mesa Desert Ridge to Gilbert Higley is the fourth football ...



UPDATE: Stabbing at Higley High School | East Valley Local News  East Valley Tribune

The Gilbert Police Department has responded to a stabbing that occurred at Higley High School.



Nick Saban visited Nebraska's top recruiting target. Then Nebraska went all out.  USA TODAY

How badly do the Nebraska Cornhuskers want Higley High School defensive lineman Ty Robinson?



Four-star Arizona DE Ty Robinson ends suspense, signs with Nebraska  USA TODAY High School Sports

Maybe it was the 10 Nebraska ass. coaches at a home visit, that convinced standout defensive lineman Ty Robinson to call Lincoln his home.



Higley High in Gilbert receives challenging school recognition  East Valley Tribune

The number of college-level tests taken by Higley High students has placed the school on the Washington Post's 2014 list, 'America's Most Challenging High ...



High school football team rallying around teammate that just had brain tumor removed  ABC15 Arizona

A high school football team in Gilbert is rallying around their teammate after he recently underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor.



Higley High students win Gilbert chamber video competition  East Valley Tribune

A collection of Higley High School students have produced a video about veterinary sciences as part of a project coordinated by the Gilbert Chamber of ...



Gilbert Days will bring multiple road closures Saturday  Community Impact Newspaper

Nov 16, 2018: Two major events associated with the town's annual Gilbert Days celebration will have traffic rerouted Saturday. Commuters should plan ahead ...



Higley’s Jr. ROTC program honored as distinguished unit  azcentral.com

Combined unit from Higley and Williams Field high schools completes four areas for honor.



Higley football team rallies around teammate with brain tumor  KPNX 12 News TV

The team is raising money to benefit their friend and teammate Marcus Edwards, who recently underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor.



High school football: A game-by-game look at Southern Arizona's playoff slate  Arizona Daily Star

The Star's Justin Spears takes a look at each playoff matchup across Southern Arizona.



LIST: Phoenix metro area July 4th events and fireworks for 2018  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Check out Independence Day celebrations in the Phoenix-metro area.



Higley district in Gilbert: Top-performing large district in Arizona  azcentral.com

The Higley Unified School District is the top-performing large district in the state, according to recent data from the Arizona Department of Education.



Higley Unified seniors earn $33 million in scholarship offers  Arizona Education News Service

Higley Unified School District high school seniors will graduate with more than $33 million in scholarship offers, invaluable knowledge and huge goals.



New RB coaches at Arizona, ASU bring different dynamics to recruiting wars  Arizona Daily Star

When Arizona hired DeMarco Murray to coach its running backs, the move was applauded by UA fans and heralded across the Internet. Seldom do ...



Cal FB Recruiting, Friday Night Lights: Week One  California Golden Blogs

The current crop of Cal commits for the 2019 recruiting class is chock-full of three-star recruits—in fact, the prospects are nearly unanimously three-stars across ...



Where to see 2018 Fourth of July fireworks around Phoenix: 20 shows not to miss  ABC15 Arizona

The Fourth of July is around the corner, and that means fireworks will soon light up the night skies followed by "oohs" and "ahhs" from kids and adults alike.



Graduating seniors taking the stage for commencement in East Valley  East Valley Tribune

Graduating seniors in the East Valley are taking in lots of scholarship money for colleges and universities. So far, they have received more than $200 million in ...



Shon Robinson finds at new home at Higley | Sports  East Valley Tribune

In his first year playing for the Higley high school boys basketball team, sophomore Shon Robinson had to make adjustments.



Wildcat convoy: Will Kevin Sumlin’s vision for in-state recruiting pay off for Arizona?  AZCentral

Earlier this month, the Arizona coaching staff covered the state of Arizona. Football staff members, including coach Kevin Sumlin, visited more than 100 high ...



Higley Updates Marcus Edwards Condition  Sports360AZ

Story by Allison Wdowiak. Higley high school gave an update tonight on the condition of Marcus Edwards. Screen Shot 2018-01-29 at 10.46.11 PM. Edwards is ...



Playoff basketball game ends early after on-court fight  USA TODAY High School Sports

An Arizona high school basketball game ended prematurely when a fight broke out Friday night.



All-American Bowl Defensive Player of the Year candidates announced  USA TODAY High School Sports

Four finalists have been announced for the All-American Bowl Defensive Player of the Year award, which is presented to the top defender and chosen by the ...



Cal FB Recruiting, Friday Night Lights: Week Two  California Golden Blogs

Running back DeCarlos Brooks headlines week two's top performing Cal football commits.



Hoops team forced to forfeit playoff spot after fight in game  USA TODAY High School Sports

Gilbert Higley had to forfeit its play-in win over Scottsdale Saguaro and has given up its spot in the 4A, 16-team state tournament bracket, following a fight that ...



Arizona Has 50 U.S. News Best Schools In The Country For 2018  Patch.com

Arizona's Best High Schools For 2018 - Phoenix, AZ - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how AZ schools ...



QB at Higley in Gilbert named Cardinals' player of the week  East Valley Tribune

Higley High School quarterback Mason Crossland was selected as the Arizona Cardinals' player of the week after setting a state record.



Higley students earn top scores in engineering  Arizona Republic

Engineering students at Higley High School develop hands-on experience in their field.



Higley's ROTC program receives 'Distinguished Unit' designation | East Valley Local News  East Valley Tribune

Ten years ago, the Higley Unified School District created its Jr. ROTC program as a way to give students core values that would assist them in the classrooms ...



High schools in the East Valley | East Valley Education News  East Valley Tribune

Thousands of students attend district schools in Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler and Tempe. Classes for Chandler Unified School District and Queen Creek Unified ...



Higley pulls out dramatic victory over Cesar Chavez  azcentral.com

Sometimes coaches want their defense to do all the work to preserve a victory and other times it is put in the hands of the offense. Gilbert Higley did some of both ...



Memorial service for Higley district administrator Art Wagner on Monday  East Valley Tribune

A “Celebration of Life” *service* to honor respected educator and leader among state high school sports circles Art Wagner is scheduled for Monday night at 6 p.m. ...



ADL names 35 schools as 'No Place for Hate'  Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has named 35 Arizona schools with the No Place for Hate designation for the 2016-2017 school year. On May 4, these ...



Wisconsin Basketball makes new offer in class of 2020  FanSided

Wisconsin Basketball made its latest move on the recruiting front earlier this week, offering 2020 power forward Shon Robinson.



The 20 Best Places to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Phoenix  Phoenix New Times

Grab lawn chairs, coolers, wallets, and the kids and head off to these Independence Day celebrations throughout the Valley.



Why is Alabama football recruiting Arizona so much lately?  AZCentral

Alabama football recruiting has picked up in Arizona: Perry's Brock Purdy became the fourth Arizona high school QB the Tide offered since last spring.



Photos: Ray McElroy speaks at Higley High School 11/14/2013  East Valley Tribune

Former NFL football player for the Indianapolis Colts, the Chicago Bears, and the Detroit Lions Ray McElroy gives an educational talk to students at Higley High ...



Former Mountain Pointe employee found dead Wednesday from self-inflicted gunshot wound  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Higley Unified School District athletic director Art Wagner, 42, was found dead near Higley High School Wednesday morning, according to the Gilbert Police ...



Family identifies victim in Gila County UTV crash as 17-year-old Cameron Kay of Gilbert  ABC15 Arizona

Family members have confirmed with ABC15 that 17-year-old Cameron Kay was the victim in Saturday's UTV crash near Roosevelt Lake.



Olympian MyKayla Skinner returns home, dominates in ASU-Utah meet  12news.com

Skinner grew up in Gilbert, attended Higley High School for a year, and trained in Chandler. She's made huge strides in her gymnastics career, most notably as ...



Higley arts center feels pinch of school district cuts  Arizona Republic

Higley Center for the Performing Arts faces budget cuts in the fall and plans to trim programming and staff as a result.



Gilbert graduates and big question: What to do with lives?  Arizona Republic

High-school students face myriad choices, but perhaps none more important than the one facing hundreds of seniors throughout Gilbert: what to do after ...



Finals fours: Setting the Arizona high school basketball championship stage  AZCentral

The final four stages are set. Here's a closer look at what to expect as basketball season winds down. 6A. Boys. Wednesday at Arizona State's Wells Fargo ...



23 places to watch Fourth of July fireworks in metro Phoenix  AZCentral

Do you still need Fourth of July plans? Looking for a fireworks show near you? We've got you covered. Here are 23 places to watch fireworks in the Valley this ...



Graduation: Mesa student takes early leap to join Class of 2013  East Valley Tribune

Graduation is just days away. Then, they'll be moving on to the next phases of their life. For many, it's not a day too soon. But for one Mesa student, Thursday's ...



Arizona's got hoops: 20 #azhsbb stars contending for Arizona basketball player of the year  AZCentral

It's getting closer to determining who will be the azcentral Sports Awards Boys Basketball Player of the Year in Arizona. State tournaments will have a big impact ...



July 4th Fireworks In Phoenix 2018, Full Schedule Of Events And Pyrotechnics  International Business Times

If You're going to be in the “Valley of the Sun” this Fourth of July, this schedule of events is your perfect guide to the festivities.



Williams Field football a model of consistency under coach Steve Campbell  azcentral.com

Steve Campbell towers over his Gilbert Williams Field football team at 6 feet, 8 inches.



Arizona high school football commitments class of 2017  azcentral.com

These are the high school football players in Arizona who will be members of the 2017 college football recruiting class. Verbal commitments are non-binding.



Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names  azcentral.com

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.



2017 Fourth of July Festivals in Phoenix: 25 firework shows to see around the Valley  ABC15 Arizona

Happy Birthday, America! While some will fire up the grill with burgers and hot dogs and line the table with potato salad, baked beans and a *fresh* salad, others ...



State of the arts: East Valley venues follow Gammage in competitive market  East Valley Tribune

As the curtain rises on another East Valley performing-arts season, ASU Gammage is reprising its role as the 800-Pound Gorilla. The cast of supporting players ...



Mesa police cleared in September fatal shooting of Army veteran  AZCentral

Three Mesa police officers were cleared of any criminal charges in the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old U.S. Army veteran in September, according to the Maricopa ...



Arizona football recruiting: 3-star wide receiver Bryce Gilbert verbally commits to Wildcats  Arizona Desert Swarm

After receiving a commitment late Sunday night from 3-star inside linebacker Joshua Brown, the Arizona Wildcats started off their Monday morning with yet ...



Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...



Catalina Foothills coach Jeff Scurran has Falcons on cusp of state title  Arizona Daily Star

Longtime boss working magic at Foothills, just like he did at Canyon del Oro, Sabino, Santa Rita and Pima College.



Cave Creek cancels popular fireworks show over wildfire concerns; business leaders furious  AZCentral

Cave Creek, Arizona has halted an annual Fourth of July firework show at Harold's Corral due to concerns over wildfire danger.



Gilbert Days: Fun way to celebrate heritage, history, community  AZCentral.com

Its western heritage and strong community spirit have helped to shape the town of Gilbert. During Gilbert Days from Nov. 17-19, residents and out-of-towners can ...



Phoenix-area schools with most National Merit scholars  azcentral.com

A total of 37 high schools in metro Phoenix have at least 1 National Merit Scholar and 4 schools produced 6 each.



Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, adoring fans warm up chilly Cologuard Classic pro-am  Arizona Daily Star

Packers quarterbacks joins Hall of Fame-bound Trevor Hoffman during fan-friendly first day at Omni Tucson National.



Team Arizona: Gymnast MyKayla Skinner follows own path  azcentral.com

MyKayla Skinner hopes her timing is right to land a spot on elite gymnastics team.



Higley Swim & Dive team receives Scholar Team Award  East Valley Tribune

The Higley High School Girls Swim and Dive Varsity Team have been selected for the 2015 Silver Scholar Team Award by the National Interscholastic Swim ...



Gilbert pageant coach is ready to show off on 'Toddlers and Tiaras'  East Valley Tribune

Jaimie Otterson has no room for negativity in her life. She learned to share a sunny disposition after participating in pageants for 20-plus years.



Another Arizona innovation: The multigenerational house  azcentral.com

Multigenerational housing, such as Lennar's design, is catching on in Phoenix as parents and kids move back in together.



Phoenix St. Mary's football all business under new coach Tommy Brittain  azcentral.com

The first thing new coach Tommy Brittain did when he arrived at Phoenix St. Mary's weight room two months ago was turn off the music.



Flagstaff cancels July Fourth fireworks show, citing fire danger  AZCentral.com

Flagstaff canceled their fireworks show due to fire danger, Friday.



News - Arizona Corpsman deploys to Middle East  DVIDS

UNDISCLOSED LOCATION - Since June 17, 1889, sailors of the U.S. Navy Hospital Corps have been providing lifesaving care to the men and women of the ...



Mesa asking for donated swimsuits | East Valley Local News  East Valley Tribune

The city of Mesa is, once again, launching a campaign, first started in 2009, to provide swimsuits to those who may not have access to proper attire required at ...



Where to watch July 4th fireworks in Phoenix area  AZCentral.com

Celebrate the Fourth of July and our nation's independence with fireworks, food, music and patriotic remembrances across the Valley.



Scottsdale 4th of July Celebration is Arizona's only indoor event for the holiday  AZCentral.com

The Scottsdale 4th of July Celebration at WestWorld proudly commemorates the holiday with its indoors event.



Get patriotic: 16 Fourth of July parties across metro Phoenix  AZCentral.com

On Fourth of July, you generally think of dazzling fireworks, barbecues, American flags and family-friendly fun. But the holiday also brings about some big parties ...



Chelsi Eryn Adair  White Mountain Independent

Chelsi Eryn Adair, 25, died unexpectedly in the early morning hours Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at home in Gilbert. She was born at Tyndall Air Force Base in ...



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