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Peoria will celebrate football standout Shannon Coulter's life in Saturday ceremony  AZCentral

Shannon Coulter was one of the greatest fullbacks to play in Arizona high school football in the 1990s.

Suspect shot in officer-involved shooting in Peoria released from hospital  AZFamily

A suspect who was shot in the face during an officer-involved shooting near Peoria High School has been released from the hospital and booked into jail.

Peoria News Police say Peoria teen made up claims against teacher Associated Press 7:36 AM  ABC15 Arizona

PEORIA, AZ — A Peoria high school teacher has been cleared of allegations of having an inappropriate relationship and the teen that made them may face ...

Peoria school building added to National Register of Historic Places

PHOENIX – A high school building in suburban Phoenix was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. Peoria High School's Old Main building ...

VIDEO: Magic man: Peoria's Price electrifies high school football  AZFamily

Whether it be by smile, speed or even singing voice, Peoria High School running back Juwaun Price can light up a room -- or a track -- or a football.

Knecht leaves legacy at Peoria Unified  Your Valley

Kathy Knecht served 12 years on the Peoria Unified Governing Board and was honored with a standing ovation at a public meeting Dec. 11. She will term-out at ...

Landmark Peoria building deemed historic  Your Valley

Future generations will now get a glimpse into Peoria's past, thanks to a recent naming of Peoria High School's Old Main on the National Register of Historic ...

Price is right: Peoria High senior running back can do it all  AZFamily

PEORIA (3TV/CBS 5) -- Whether it be by smile, speed or even singing voice, Peoria High School running back Juwaun Price can light up a room -- or a track -- or ...

Peoria football player benched for homecoming game after controversial penalty  AZFamily

PEORIA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - The crowd goes wild for the incredible catch by No. 2, and even more wild for the touchdown!

Visualizing Varney: Historic Peoria neighborhood recognized  Your Valley

By Philip Haldiman Independent Newsmedia. The City Council recently recognized the Varney community, adjacent to Peoria High School, as being historically ...

VIDEO: Controversial penalty forces Peoria wide receiver to miss homecoming game  AZFamily

A senior wide receiver from Peoria High School won't take the field for the homecoming game because of a controversial penalty.

HIS STORY WILL BE HEARD: Kaleb Brown overcomes speech impediment to lead change on, off court  Your Valley

Peoria senior point guard Kaleb Brown poses for a photograph on Feb. 6 at Peoria High School. [Jacob Stanek/West Valley Preps]. February 11, 2019 ...

Controversial TD Celebration Suspends Arizona HS Senior for Homecoming Game  Fanbuzz

For many high school football players, especially seniors, the homecoming game is one of the most special moments growing up. It's a shame Peoria High ...

Editor looks back, forward: 2018 was a year of growth, planning in Peoria  Your Valley

By Philip Haldiman Independent Newsmedia. Much of the news coming out of Peoria in 2018 centered around growth and its effects, as well as planning for the ...

A Fresh Scent in an Old Classic | Cactus vs Peoria  Sports360AZ

It's the 40th anniversary of the first Cactus vs Peoria rivalry game. Take a look back at the history and future of this storied rivalry.

Athletes in Class of 2019 starts to sign with college programs  Your Valley

Centennial football seniors Kieran Clark, left, and Carson Keltner sign national letters of intent to play college football for Nevada and Air Force, respectively.

Peoria Unified seniors earn $63M in scholarships  Your Valley

Peoria High School seniors graduate May 23 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. Peoria High more than doubled their earned scholarship totals from previous ...

Peoria Unified holds events in remembrance of 9/11  Arizona Education News Service

Several schools in the Peoria Unified School District will pay tribute to those individuals affected by the tragedy that took place on September 11, 2001 by ...

Football: Peoria vs Desert Edge  Your Valley

Peoria's Micho Cordero runs with the ball against Desert Edge on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 at Desert Edge High School in Goodyear. [Jacob Stanek/West Valley ...

Mesquite boys basketball outlasts Peoria in first round overtime showdown  Your Valley

Peoria's Malachi Potee attempts a layup against Mesquite on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 at Peoria High School in Peoria. [Jacob Stanek/West Valley Preps].

Police investigating threats on social media targeting Sunrise Mountain High School  AZCentral

The threats targeting Sunrise Mountain High School were made Tuesday morning from at least two separate twitter accounts.

Former Peoria AD, high school sports visionary Rick Johnson dies  AZCentral

Rick Johnson was way ahead of his team as a football and wrestling coach and high school administrator at Peoria and Liberty.

Cactus High hosts Junior ROTC Patriot Games  Your Valley

Sunnyslope student Jason Lewis, Jr., returns a volley during a volleyball game. [Bette Sharpe/Special to Independent Newsmedia]. March 8, 2019 Education, ...

Peoria Unified re-opens its oldest educational asset - Old Main  Arizona Education News Service

Peoria Unified School District will re-open its oldest educational asset - Peoria High School's Old Main - in a special dedication ceremony held from 7:30 a.m. to ...

Peoria Notre Dame Principal Dies  Peoria Public Radio

Peoria Notre Dame High School's principal died Tuesday. Peoria police and the county coroner's office were called to Randy Simmons' home on North Avalon ...

What's going on just north of Grand | News  Peoria Times

Peoria has long identified the deepest of the city's history with Grand Avenue and the BNSF railroad. These time-tested transportation routes brought the earliest ...

Liberty wrestling team, Tarik Sutkovic shine at 53rd annual Peoria Invitational  Your Valley

Liberty wrestling celebrates its second place team finish - out of 35 teams - at the 53rd Peoria Invitational Jan. 12 at Peoria High School. [Courtesy Jovita ...

Historic Peoria school gets facelift

PEORIA -- The Peoria Unified School District's oldest school building is set to reopen this school year after two years of renovations.

Larry Fitzgerald signs mural painted by Peoria High School students KPNX

The Cardinals' star receiver showed up to Matthew Glover's art class at Peoria High School and autographed the mural his students have been working on this ...

Married Peoria high school teachers arrested in sex crimes case  AZFamily

Two teachers at Sunrise Mountain High School in Peoria were arrested on Friday in connection with a Peoria Police Department investigation of sexual conduct ...

From one point guard to another  Your Valley

Deer Valley's Johny Diaz drives to the basket during a 4A semifinal game against Catalina Foothills on Friday, Feb. 22 2019 at Grand Canyon University in ...

MEN FOR ALL SEASONS: Cameron Torres adds third sport, remains loyal to Panthers  Your Valley

Peoria senior shortstop Cameron Torres fields a ground ball in between innings as a warmup against Desert Edge on April 2 at Peoria High School. [Jacob ...

The 2018 All West Valley Preps football team  Your Valley

Centennial junior Jaydin Young returns a kickoff for a touchdown against Higley during a 5A semifinal game on Nov. 16, 2018 at Willow Canyon High School in ...

PD: Centennial High School lockdown lifted after reports of student with gun  ABC15 Arizona

Police are continuing to investigate after a student was seen with a gun at a Peoria high school Friday morning, prompting an hours-long lockdown.

Peoria staying true to its deep football roots

Peoria football players practice in the throw-back 1980s jerseys, the ones worn by Eric Guliford and its current coach, William Babb, in 1986 and '87 when the ...

A year after the teacher walkout, a timeline of Arizona's #RedforEd movement  AZCentral

It's been a year since Arizona teachers walked out of their classes for six days. This is how they got to that point and what has happened since.

Peoria alum graduates Air Force basic training  Your Valley

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Chelsea Lawler graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman ...

Peoria Unified holds commemorative events in observance of 9/11  Arizona Education News Service

A number of schools in the Peoria Unified School District will pay tribute to those individuals affected by the tragedy that took place on September 11, 2001 by ...

Deer Valley half-court defense perplexes Peoria  Your Valley

Deer Valleys Jackson Leyba drives to the basket against Peoria on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at Peoria High School in Peoria. [Jacob Stanek/West Valley Preps].

1 man dead, 1 arrested after Phoenix officer-involved shooting in Maryvale  AZFamily

One man is dead and another is facing a murder charge after an officer-involved shooting in Maryvale.

Historic Peoria properties you need to see

Peoria is home to a number of historic buildings and homes that show its trajectory from a small settlement it was to the large city it is today. See what's listed on ...

Police Officer Tases Student, Following Fight at Peoria High School  Peoria Public Radio

Five female Peoria High School students have been arrested or face school discipline, following a fight that resulted in one student getting tased.

Peoria museum closes due to dispute over rightful leaders of historical society  AZCentral

Two groups claim to be the real Peoria Historical Society. Meanwhile, the city's history museum and other related buildings have shuttered.

Ex-Peoria teacher accused of sex crimes weighs plea

Prosecutors have what jurors want to see- video evidence- in the case of an ex-Peoria teacher accused of sex crimes with students, a judge said Thursday.

Teen arrested for allegedly making threats towards Liberty High School  FOX 10 News Phoenix

The Peoria Police Department says a 16-year-old sophomore was arrested after making threats on Snapchat towards Liberty High School. In the alleged threat, ...

A+ teacher: Going above the rim and beyond the court  KPNX 12 News TV

"I didn't plan to be a teacher. I started coaching and helping kids and it felt like it was a natural transition into teaching," said Will Roberts.

BERKELEY BOUND: Liberty defensive tandem of Braxten Croteau, Ryan Puskas formalizes commitment to Cal Golden Bears  Your Valley

Liberty seniors Braxten Croteau, left, Ryan Puskas pose on Dec. 19 after signing letters of intent at the PSBN room of the Peoria high school. Croteau ...

Peoria High School drama teacher arrested for sexual assault  Peoria Times

Former Peoria High School drama teacher Werner Alcid Girard was a trusted teacher for nearly seven years before being arrested June 2 and charged with ...

Boise State roster countdown 2019: Day 78, Jacob Golden  One Bronco Nation Under God

I have no idea how we're already in the 70s, but since it means we're closer to kickoff...I won't complain. Today, we'll take a look at a numberless newbie who ...

2019 Sports360AZ All-Academic Track Team (1A-4A)  Sports360AZ

For seven years, Sport360AZ has been committed to acknowledging the best and brightest student athletes in Arizona. We are excited to introduce the Arizona ...

Developer plans to scare up a haunted hotel in century-old building in Peoria  AZCentral

The forgotten Edwards Hotel in Old Town Peoria will have a second life as a vacation destination. Property owner Dan Halbert wants to turn the blighted building ...

Peoria High School grapples with loss of freshman student, teammate  Peoria Public Radio

Peoria High School's football team is mourning the loss of its teammate Tommie Forest. The freshman running back and receiver was shot and killed last.

Aztec wrestlers rebuilding: Underclassmen face challenge following departure of seniors  Wrangler News

After winning the 2017 AIA Division I State Championship and then finishing fourth in 2018, the Aztec wrestling program, with only five returning starters, started ...

Police: Peoria student brings gun to high school, leaves it in car  KGUN

A Peoria high school student is accused of having a gun in his car while it was parked in the campus parking lot. Authorities were called Wednesday to Liberty ...

Peoria ex-teacher sentenced to 12 years in student sex case  KPNX 12 News TV

Police say Brian Woolsey began a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl in January 2010.

Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...

Boys and Girls Clubs honor West Valley teens at annual gala  Your Valley

From left, Tyler Ebbat, Rachel Ann Howard and Tania Castillo are among those who will be honored Feb. 23 in Scottsdale. [Submitted photos]. January 31, 2019 ...

MET Professional Academy to host two info nights  Arizona Education News Service

Peoria Unified's Medical, Engineering and Technology (MET) Professional Academy will host two separate Info Nights from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on February 9 and ...

New Mexico State football adds 15 players in early signing period  Las Cruces Sun-News

LAS CRUCES – New Mexico State head football coach Doug Martin and staff made a big splash on early signing day with 15 commits joining the squad for the ...

PHS Officer Under Fire for Controversial Facebook Post  Peoria Public Radio

A resource officer at Peoria High School faces scrutiny, following a controversial Facebook post. Officer Ryan Schubert posted a comment Mon. that says he.

Centennial, Saguaro staying put for next 2-year AIA realignment block

Chaparral, Queen Creek and Liberty can petition down but right now those schools are placed at the highest level next school year.

West Valley teams aim for playoffs after realignment  Peoria Times

As another football season gets underway, local teams are aimed at playoff berths and improved play as realignment makes for some intense competition ...

Detectives arrest Peoria coach on charges of money misuse  Peoria Times

After abruptly retiring Feb. 17, Peoria Panthers football coach Doug Clapp is under investigation by the Peoria Police Department for alleged misuse of ...

Arizona's 10 districts with the highest average pay  AZCentral

The average salary for a teacher in an Arizona school district last school year was $48372, according to the Arizona Office of the Auditor General.

Peoria wrestler falls short of gold

Once again, the grab for a gold medal slipped out of wrestler Sammy Chagolla's hands.

Rattlers set franchise scoring record in 91-58 demolition of Strike Force  Your Valley

Rattlers running back Darrell Monroe (14) rushes downfield Saturday during Arizona's 91-58 win over San Diego at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Business meets education at the MET Professional Academy launch showcase  Arizona Education News Service

Get a first-hand look at what the Medical, Engineering and Technology (MET) Professional Academy has to offer at the MET Launch Showcase taking place at ...

Peoria church's roots stretch before statehood

The First Presbyterian Church of Peoria, the oldest continuously serving Presbyterian Church in Arizona, celebrates its 125th Anniversary this April.

Career Exploration Day brings out students and parents  Peoria Times

If Peoria Unified School District wanted to draw a crowd, they hosted the right event. Sports may bring more action, but talk about students' futures brought more ...

17 historic schools in metro Phoenix

Some of the Valley's oldest buildings are schools. What schools in your district are historic? See our list of schools built before the 1950s.

10 Arizona high school football players deserving of Division I offers

A look at 10 Arizona high school football players who look good enough to deserve a Division I college scholarship offer.

Local wrestling legend seeks elusive world title | Feature Stories  Peoria Times

Peoria's Sammy Chagolla pulled a white paper bag from the shelves in his office and sat it on the desk, saying he keeps it in his office to remind him.

High school football notes: Sierra Linda fears for safety, cancels against Centennial

Worried about the safety of its football players, Sierra Linda has canceled its JV and varsity games against Peoria Centennial, the No. 1 team in Arizona.

5 haunted places in the West Valley  Arizona Republic

Want to get your scare on? Here are 5 places in the West Valley where you may brush shoulders with a ghost or two.

Peoria NAACP President: PHS' Officer Needs to Go  Peoria Public Radio

Peoria's NAACP chapter is calling for the immediate termination of Peoria High School's resource officer. The backlash comes in response to a Facebook post ...

Thousands of teachers, parents, students participate in #RedForEd walk-ins  AZCentral

Thousands of Arizona teachers, parents, and students participate in a statewide walk-in as part of the #RedForEd effort for more education funding.

Storm Front: ACU Solidifies Solid Class  Sports360AZ

I need to send an apology out to head football coach Jeff Bowen and his staff at Arizona Christian University. In my article Thursday, I failed to mention the ...

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 ...

Arizona student walkout on gun violence turns to sit-in at governor's office  AZCentral

Hundreds of Arizona students started their day Wednesday by walking out of class to hold demonstrations on campus as part of National Walkout Day.

To the mat for a dream: At 50, a wrestler for life

50-year-old wrestler Sammy Chagolla is chasing his dream of a world championship and the adoration of his 4 year old girl.

Java Grounds to open new Peoria store, employ low-income teens

Peoria coffee shop Java Grounds is workforce-development program for low-income teens.

Peoria Old Town redevelopment stirs hopes, fears

Peoria officials say a redevelopment project in the Old Town district is separate from a citywide code enforcement push that has led to the destruction of older ...

ELITE Choir Spreads Holiday Cheer  Peoria Public Radio

Gym-goers getting a lunch hour workout Wed. were treated to the sweet-sounding harmonies of carolers.

Arizona high school football: Top-10 receivers of all time

Arizona high school football has supplied colleges and the NFL some of the greatest wide receivers. Here are 10 who stand out.

Arizona #RedForEd teacher walkout: What we know now  AZCentral

It's happening. Arizona teachers and support staff are walking out in the fight for more education funding. Here's what you need to know.

11 beautiful buildings in the West Valley  Arizona Republic

The West Valley is home to beautiful, historic and unique buildings worth seeing. Here are 11 buildings your should check out.

Centennial football a model of consistency under coach Richard Taylor

Despite Peoria Sunrise Mountain and Peoria Liberty rising in football, Centennial still is the benchmark of greatness in Northwest Valley.

High school football Two-a-Days: 6A Southwest

Each day through Aug. 18, azcentral sports will preview two regions in high school football in every conference. The newest previews will appear at the top of ...

Arizona Then and Now: Evolution of a school

Schools have long been a center of activity for the Phoenix area. Some of the Valley's oldest schools are still in use.

The Penguin Project Presents "Mary Poppins, Jr."  Peoria Public Radio

This week, we're talking with Andrew Morgan about The Penguin Project and their production of "Mary Poppins, Jr." Now in its 14th year, The Penguin Project.

Meet your LD 21 candidates | News  Peoria Times

Peoria voters' ballots will be bursting with choices as everyone and his brother has thrown his name into the hat this primary midterm election.

High-school graduation a pricey rite of passage

The pomp and circumstance is a costly venture for parents and schools.

50-year-old wrestler back on the mat chasing his dream  Arizona Republic

Sammy Chagolla is one of the most intense people I've met in a long while. He's intense about wrestling. He's intense abut winning. His voice even sounds ...

Predictions and analysis for Arizona high school football playoff games

The Arizona high school playoffs kick off this week, and we have predictions and analysis for every Arizona high school playoff game.

Arizona high school football Super 10: Final rankings

A look at the top 10 Arizona high school football teams in the state at any conference.

Arizona high school quarterbacks shining in the spotlight as AIA playoffs go deeper

In what may be the deepest talent pool for quarterbacks in Arizona high school history, the 2017 playoffs have only shined a brighter spotlight on them. At Gilbert ...

Could One Answer To Teacher Shortage Be Right Under Our Nose?  NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

Like most states, Illinois is struggling with a severe teacher shortage. And, also like most states, that shortage is felt most profoundly in the area of.

Peoria students honor Randy Johnson with mural  Cronkite News

Randy Johnson, second from right, pictured here at the 2015 Hall of Fame ceremony, was honored by Peoria High School art students with a mural of the 2015 ...

Arizona man found guilty of murder says he would 'do it again'  Arizona Daily Star

FLORENCE — An Arizona man convicted of murder was caught on police video saying he would "do it again."

Arizona high school football championship rewind: Stars shine on biggest stage

Richard Obert breaks down this season's five 11-man state championship football games.

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