Keyword: Mr. Orng

Mr. ORNG and father thrive against adversity

Mr. ORNG hopes his team is turning the corner.The Goodyear resident — Patrick Battillo — is known for revving up the crowd as Mr. ORNG during Phoenix Suns games at Footprint Center …

Undermanned Panthers fall at home in second-round

PEORIA — At full strength, the Peoria Panthers matched up fairly well with their Friday, Feb. 10 second-round Open state boys basketball tournament opponent. Unfortunately for the Panthers, …

Mr. ORNG personifies role of teacher, leader

Patrick Battillo brings passion to different arenas in his life. One of those passions comes through in purple and orange. Battillo, 35, is an Avondale resident known for revving up the crowd …

West Valley Preps' Peoria boys basketball preview

The high school boys basketball season has been delayed until at least Jan. 18 by the rising number of COVID-19 cases. Here’s what local coaches have to say about their teams: