They came from other sports and other seasons, or sometimes with little to no sports background or football knowledge.
Now they are flag football players, setting the tone for the first year of the sport at Deer Valley and Mountain Ridge.
Newspapers and web sites have tried to come up with definitive national high school poll for football longer than any other sport. Conversely, girls wrestling is the newest sport with a U.S. ranking, …
It was not going to happen again in the Open Division. Liberty would not trample O'Connor 50-0 in the first half en route to a 53-0 win like it did Oct. 28.
Still, the top-seeded Lions were in complete control of the rematch
It would be easy for a 6-3, 275-pound defensive end verbally committed to one of the top 10 college programs in the country to coast in his senior year of high school football.
But it wouldn’t be My’Keil Gardner
The shots were not falling like usual for Liberty Friday night, either from behind the three-point line or even the free throw line.
Region rival Scottsdale Chaparral was - by and large - keeping its turnovers down and breaking the Lions press.
CHANDLER — In their first 11 games of the 2021 prep football season, the five-time defending state champion Chandler Wolves had their fair share of close calls and narrow victories. Saturday night marked their greatest escape of all.
CHANDLER - There's something about the second half of Open Division game in Chandler that brings out the best in Liberty football.
Liberty was back Nov. 26 and after falling behind Chandler Basha 10-0 and then 20-14 at halfime, the visitors simply dominated the Bears in a 24-0 second half tour de force.