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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!

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.

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.

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 ...

Peoria senior to miss homecoming football game after ejection for high-stepping touchdown  AZCentral

Did Peoria receiver Cameron Torres deserve an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for high-stepping on way to touchdown after catch?

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Football: Peoria vs Desert Edge  Your Valley

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

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.

Rumors debunked of shooting threat for Peoria High School

Police say they couldn't locate the source of the rumor that spread on social media Wednesday.

Arizona HS football player suspended over high-stepping to end zone after acrobatic catch  Fox News

An Arizona high school football player will miss his senior year homecoming game after being suspended for high-stepping into the end zone following a ...

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 ...

Larry Fitzgerald signs giant mural created by Peoria students  Arizona Sports

A mural of Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald got one last tweak on Wednesday. It received a signature, not of the artist, but of Fitzgerald himself.

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 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.

Police: 14-year-old student arrested for making threats against Peoria High School  ABC15 Arizona

Authorities say a student has been arrested for making threats on social media against the high school she attends. Police say officers were alerted to the threats ...

High school sports schedules to open 2018 seasons | Sports  Glendale Star

As the 2018 high school fall sports season opens practice seasons, we have listed the first few games of the season for all the Glendale schools for badminton, ...

Peoria Historical Society dispute continues; museum remains closed  AZCentral

Peoria's only museum will remain closed as two rivaling boards of the Peoria Arizona Historical Society take to court to settle their dispute.

With walk-ins, Arizona teachers gauge support for walkouts, closing schools  AZCentral

Teachers and their supporters stage a walk-in at San Tan Charter School in Gilbert on April 11, 2018, demanding more funding for schools.

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 ...

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 ...

Pair of Panthers prepare for Division I college football careers: Price joins Golden in committing to a FBS program  Your Valley

Peoria's Juwaun Price runs with the ball against Cactus on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 at Peoria High School in Peoria. [Jacob Stanek/West Valley Preps]. December ...

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.

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 ...

Peoria High School students honor Randy Johnson with mural

Peoria High School students painted a mural on their art building of former Arizona Diamondbacks and Hall of Fame pitcher Randy Johnson.

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.

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 ...

Golden Rule: Peoria O-Lineman Commits To Boise State  Sports360AZ

Hard work on and off the field has paid off for Peoria High's Jacob Golden. The 6-foot-6, 285-pound offensive lineman committed to Boise State Wednesday ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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].

Ex-Peoria teacher pleads guilty in sex case involving girl  ABC15 Arizona

A former Peoria high school teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenage student for three years has changed his plea to guilty in the case.

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.

Arizona football recruiting: Wildcats host several 2019, 2020 recruits  Arizona Desert Swarm

It may be the middle of spring practice for the Arizona Wildcats, but there is always time to recruit. For new head coach Kevin Sumlin and his staff, this weekend ...

That's a 'wrap!' Young artist's winning design wraps city bus, light rail train  AZFamily

That's a "wrap!" The Valley Metro Art Contest has a winner, and her design will be adorning a Phoenix city bus and a light rail train for a whole year.

APS Professional Women's Group hosts Career Day for high school students  Arizona Education News Service

APS Women in Search of Excellence employee networking group hosted 92 high school students and 17 teachers for 2018 Career Day at the APS Deer Valley ...

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.

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

PEORIA, Ariz. - Police have arrested a teen for allegedly making social media threats towards a Peoria high school. The Peoria Police Department says the ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Arizona teachers will walk out again Thursday as budget votes drag on  AZCentral

Leaders of the #RedForEd walkout announced Wednesday they will be walking out again Thursday. School districts are notifying parents of closures.

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 ...

New Mexico State football hosting official visits this weekend  Las Cruces Sun-News

Doug Martin said that spring practice would take place sometime in early March. This weekend, the Aggies host a group of 12 recruits on official visits, including ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Sierra Vista man arrested after threatening school shooting on social media  Arizona Daily Star

Cochise County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a man in Sierra Vista Tuesday after he allegedly made threats about a school shooting on social media, ...

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 ...

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.

Officials: Sierra Vista man arrested after driving recklessly, crashing multiple times  Arizona Daily Star

A Sierra Vista man was arrested Sunday and faces a number of charges after driving into a block wall and leaving the scene, and later crashing into another car ...

Fugitive in Las Vegas manicurist killing found in Arizona  Arizona Daily Star

LAS VEGAS — A 21-year-old woman sought for almost two weeks by authorities in Las Vegas after allegedly skipping out on a $35 manicure and using a stolen ...

Peoria wrestler falls short of gold

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

Arizona charter school educators find their footing in #RedForEd movement

Educators at Arizona charter schools are forming Facebook groups, painting their cars and demanding more funding for all public Arizona schools.

Marauders season ends in play-in game - - Verde Valley News, Jobs, Classifieds  Camp Verde Journal

The No. 14 seeded Mingus Union High School boys basketball team fell to No. 19 Peoria High School 96-82 in a state tournament play-in game at home on ...

Trial set for Arizona woman, 92, accused of killing son  Arizona Daily Star

PHOENIX — A March 13 trial has been set for a 92-year-old Arizona woman charged with killing her son because he wanted to put her into assisted living.

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 ...

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.

Arizona teachers skeptical of Ducey's raise proposal, continuing to plan walkout  AZCentral

Arizona teachers say they are skeptical of Gov. Doug Ducey's raise proposal, and are moving forward with their plans for a walkout.

Glendale couple saves to build their mountainside dream home  AZCentral

David and Francis Guida spent three years building a 5700-square-foot custom mountainside home in Glendale with desert and Valley views.

DUI suspected in deadly Arizona freeway crash  Arizona Daily Star

PHOENIX — A Gilbert man has been arrested for allegedly driving impaired and causing a freeway accident that left one person dead and two others injured, ...

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.

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.

Registered sex offender arrested for posing as peace officer in Sierra Vista  Arizona Daily Star

Sierra Vista police officers arrested a registered level two sex offender for impersonating a law enforcement officer around the city, officials say.

Thousands of #RedForEd Arizona teachers rally for more education funding

Thousands of Arizona teachers and supporters gathered at the Capitol Wednesday to rally for higher pay and more state money for students.

Tucson police identify man shot to death during fight with wife  Arizona Daily Star

The man was shot and unresponsive on the floor of the apartment when officers and paramedics arrived.

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.

Caterpillar Employees Mixed Chorus Presents "Once Upon a Mattress"  Peoria Public Radio

Our guest this week is Jeff Craig, with the Caterpillar Employees Mixed Chorus. He's appearing as the Jester in their production of the musical, "Once Upon a ...

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.

Education funding challenges hurt Arizona tech industry, STEM advocates say  AZCentral

Arizona STEM teachers are facing challenges caused by low numbers, funding and more.

Arizona teacher pay raises: Expect 'nowhere near' 20 percent increase this year  AZCentral

The distance between what teachers want and what Arizona leaders are willing to give raises the stakes in the conflict over school funding.

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."

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.

Tucson man arrested in weekend killing of 19-year-old  Arizona Daily Star

Leonardo Frausto died shortly after he was found injured in an apartment complex courtyard.

Tucson murder case to be featured Friday on "Dateline NBC"  Arizona Daily Star

The case of a 2016 Tucson murder will be featured in an episode of "Dateline NBC" on Friday, Jan. 4.

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.

Phoenix Greenway football wins shootout with Phoenix Thunderbird

Phoenix Greenway's offense is clicking early this season, moving down the field with confidence under the leadership of junior quarterback Tyler Duncan.

11 West Valley public pools: Make a splash in Buckeye, Glendale, Peoria, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Surprise and Tolleson

Beat the heat by visiting one of these 11 West Valley pools this summer.

#RedForEd's recognizable logo and the Scottsdale father behind its design  AZCentral

After seeing Arizona educators discuss their concerns on social media, a Scottsdale father offered his marketing services.

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 ...

Arizona teachers plan walkout; date to be announced  AZCentral

Across Arizona, parents, teachers, schools boards and superintendents are bracing for the likelihood of a walkout as educators pressure state leaders to act on ...

Woman accused of child abuse, intoxication at Arizona resort  Arizona Daily Star

SCOTTSDALE — A Washington woman has been arrested for allegedly being drunk at a Scottsdale hotel and neglecting her two young children, police say.

Arizona man accused of shooting brother in fight over food container  Arizona Daily Star

AVONDALE — A man has been arrested for allegedly shooting his older brother in a dispute over a food storage container, Avondale police say.

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.

Unfinished business to take care of for FHS boys, girls soccer this season  Arizona Daily Sun

After last year's undefeated regular season led up to a 3-0 loss in the final round of the 4A Conference state soccer tournament to Salpointe Catholic, the ...

Arizona man accused of fatally shooting his neighbor's pit bull  Arizona Daily Star

The man told police he shot the pit bull after it had attacked his chihuahua.

Man arrested after argument behind Tucson Denny's turns deadly  Arizona Daily Star

Deputies have arrested a man they say fatally shot someone after getting into an argument Thursday night, officials say.

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.

Tucson police arrest man linked to multiple sexual assaults  Arizona Daily Star

Authorities say a man involved in violent crimes against "five female victims" was arrested Tuesday.

New book dives into unexplored history behind high school gym, field names  AZCentral

"Who is Gym?" A new book explores Arizona history through high school gym names.

Day 5 bleeds into Day 6 of teachers' #RedForEd walkout; budget passes  AZCentral

The Arizona Legislature is meeting to try to pass a budget plan in the midst of teacher protests outside of their buildings. The debate started Wednesday evening ...

Boys & Girls Club honors Peoria girl for service  Arizona Republic

The Boys & Girls Club named Peoria's Camrae McManaman as the top youth in the state.

Marana man arrested in connection with death of wife  Arizona Daily Star

A man was arrested Saturday in connection with the death of his wife, officials say. About 10:30 a.m. Saturday, deputies with the Pima County Sheriff's ...

#RedForEd walkout: Educators are 'in it for the long haul,' union boss says  AZCentral

The president of the state's teachers' union said teachers are willing to wait out state leaders in the political stalemate for more funding.

Deputies arrest man who tried to sneak photos of women at Tucson store  Arizona Daily Star

The man accused of taking secret photos of women at a Goodwill store on Sept. 23 was recently arrested, authorities said.

Parent group raising money for family of Moon Valley HS football player  AZFamily

A group of Moon Valley High School parents has raised tens of thousands of dollars for the family of a young athlete who died last week.

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