TOMMY THAMMAVONG, right, of Verrado leaps over a hurdle during a home meet last year. Thammavong, a senior, is part of a Vipers’ team that has not lost a multiple track meet in four years.
TOMMY THAMMAVONG, right, of Verrado leaps over a hurdle during a home meet last year. Thammavong, a senior, is part of a Vipers’ team that has not lost a multiple track meet in four years.
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ROSS DIETZ, left, of Verrado runs the 100-meter dash last year. Dietz set the school’s senior record in that event, running an 11.24, which is an automatic state qualifying time.
ROSS DIETZ, left, of Verrado runs the 100-meter dash last year. Dietz set the school’s senior record in that event, running an 11.24, which is an automatic state qualifying time.
Friday, March 27, 2015
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Senior class looking for 4th straight district title Several small schools would be envious of Verrado’s track and field team. That’s because its bigger than the size of most Class 1A schools. Verrado has 130 boys and 85 girls competing this year. “It’s nice to have that... + continue reading
ANGEL DIAZ of Phoenix works on a mural last year on Western Avenue in Avondale. The city is working to create affordable space where artists can live, work and showcase their talents.
ANGEL DIAZ of Phoenix works on a mural last year on Western Avenue in Avondale. The city is working to create affordable space where artists can live, work and showcase their talents.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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Avondale launches survey to determine artists’ need for space Avondale is sketching out an idea for how to expand its art scene, and wants to hear from local artists to find out their needs. The city is working with Artspace, a national developer for the arts, to create affordable space... + continue reading
BLAKE PERKINS takes a pitch while at-bat for Verrado against Agua Fria. Perkins earned the save on the mound by striking out three of the four batters he faced in the bottom of the seventh, securing the 8-6 win.
BLAKE PERKINS takes a pitch while at-bat for Verrado against Agua Fria. Perkins earned the save on the mound by striking out three of the four batters he faced in the bottom of the seventh, securing the 8-6 win.
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CARTER ALLEN of Verrado rears back to throw a two-seam fastball in Friday’s contest with Agua Fria. The Vipers scored six runs in the final inning, and held off the Owls’ comeback to win the ballgame, 8-6
CARTER ALLEN of Verrado rears back to throw a two-seam fastball in Friday’s contest with Agua Fria. The Vipers scored six runs in the final inning, and held off the Owls’ comeback to win the ballgame, 8-6
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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Vipers come from behind to down Agua Fria Verrado saved the best for last. The Vipers scored six runs in the final frame to take the lead and eventually beat Agua Fria on March 20, 8-6. Verrado couldn’t muster much offense off Owls’ pitcher Bobby Bustos until the seventh inning.... + continue reading
FADWA SANDOVAL stands in front of valve equipment last December in the Estrella Mountain Community College Power Plant Technology lab. Sandoval is the first student in Arizona to receive a nuclear certification.
FADWA SANDOVAL stands in front of valve equipment last December in the Estrella Mountain Community College Power Plant Technology lab. Sandoval is the first student in Arizona to receive a nuclear certification.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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Fadwa Sandoval, a graduate of Estrella Mountain Community College in Avondale, has become the first Arizona student to receive an accredited and nationally recognized nuclear certification from the Nuclear Uniform Curriculum Program. Launched in the summer of 2012, the program is offered to degree... + continue reading
WING COMMANDER BRIG. GEN. SCOTT PLEUS prepares to take his initial flight in an F-35 March 18 as Luke Air Force Base’s first student in the new jet.
WING COMMANDER BRIG. GEN. SCOTT PLEUS prepares to take his initial flight in an F-35 March 18 as Luke Air Force Base’s first student in the new jet.
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BRIG. GEN. SCOTT PLEUS, left, makes his way to an F-35 March 18 at Luke Air Force Base with fellow F-35 pilots Lt. Col. Michael Ebner and Capt. Tyler Smith. Pleus, wing commander at Luke, was the West Valley base’s first student in the new jet.
BRIG. GEN. SCOTT PLEUS, left, makes his way to an F-35 March 18 at Luke Air Force Base with fellow F-35 pilots Lt. Col. Michael Ebner and Capt. Tyler Smith. Pleus, wing commander at Luke, was the West Valley base’s first student in the new jet.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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Luke wing commander test pilots base’s training program Luke Air Force Base launched its F-35 training last week, but the first student is no stranger to the skies. Wing Commander Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus flew his first sortie in the F-35 March 18 after going through six weeks of academic... + continue reading
TOMMY THAMMAVONG, right, of Verrado leaps over a hurdle during a home meet last year. Thammavong, a senior, is part of a Vipers’ team that has not lost a multiple track meet in four years.
TOMMY THAMMAVONG, right, of Verrado leaps over a hurdle during a home meet last year. Thammavong, a senior, is part of a Vipers’ team that has not lost a multiple track meet in four years.
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ROSS DIETZ, left, of Verrado runs the 100-meter dash last year. Dietz set the school’s senior record in that event, running an 11.24, which is an automatic state qualifying time.
ROSS DIETZ, left, of Verrado runs the 100-meter dash last year. Dietz set the school’s senior record in that event, running an 11.24, which is an automatic state qualifying time.
ANGEL DIAZ of Phoenix works on a mural last year on Western Avenue in Avondale. The city is working to create affordable space where artists can live, work and showcase their talents.
ANGEL DIAZ of Phoenix works on a mural last year on Western Avenue in Avondale. The city is working to create affordable space where artists can live, work and showcase their talents.
BLAKE PERKINS takes a pitch while at-bat for Verrado against Agua Fria. Perkins earned the save on the mound by striking out three of the four batters he faced in the bottom of the seventh, securing the 8-6 win.
BLAKE PERKINS takes a pitch while at-bat for Verrado against Agua Fria. Perkins earned the save on the mound by striking out three of the four batters he faced in the bottom of the seventh, securing the 8-6 win.
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CARTER ALLEN of Verrado rears back to throw a two-seam fastball in Friday’s contest with Agua Fria. The Vipers scored six runs in the final inning, and held off the Owls’ comeback to win the ballgame, 8-6
CARTER ALLEN of Verrado rears back to throw a two-seam fastball in Friday’s contest with Agua Fria. The Vipers scored six runs in the final inning, and held off the Owls’ comeback to win the ballgame, 8-6
FADWA SANDOVAL stands in front of valve equipment last December in the Estrella Mountain Community College Power Plant Technology lab. Sandoval is the first student in Arizona to receive a nuclear certification.
FADWA SANDOVAL stands in front of valve equipment last December in the Estrella Mountain Community College Power Plant Technology lab. Sandoval is the first student in Arizona to receive a nuclear certification.
WING COMMANDER BRIG. GEN. SCOTT PLEUS prepares to take his initial flight in an F-35 March 18 as Luke Air Force Base’s first student in the new jet.
WING COMMANDER BRIG. GEN. SCOTT PLEUS prepares to take his initial flight in an F-35 March 18 as Luke Air Force Base’s first student in the new jet.
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BRIG. GEN. SCOTT PLEUS, left, makes his way to an F-35 March 18 at Luke Air Force Base with fellow F-35 pilots Lt. Col. Michael Ebner and Capt. Tyler Smith. Pleus, wing commander at Luke, was the West Valley base’s first student in the new jet.
BRIG. GEN. SCOTT PLEUS, left, makes his way to an F-35 March 18 at Luke Air Force Base with fellow F-35 pilots Lt. Col. Michael Ebner and Capt. Tyler Smith. Pleus, wing commander at Luke, was the West Valley base’s first student in the new jet.

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APRIL GUILLEN of Tolleson hits a forehand shot in the Lady Wolverines’ match against Westview Tuesday. Guillen is Tolleson’s No. 4 singles player.
APRIL GUILLEN of Tolleson hits a forehand shot in the Lady Wolverines’ match against Westview Tuesday. Guillen is Tolleson’s No. 4 singles player.
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NADIRA KAHN of Tolleson swings through a backhand in a match against Westview Tuesday. Kahn is the Lady Wolverines’ No. 1 player.
NADIRA KAHN of Tolleson swings through a backhand in a match against Westview Tuesday. Kahn is the Lady Wolverines’ No. 1 player.
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Tolleson girls tennis looks to create strong program There’s strength in numbers. Tolleson’s girls tennis team may not produce many Wimbledon-type matches, but with a few returners and... + continue reading
TOMMY THAMMAVONG, right, of Verrado leaps over a hurdle during a home meet last year. Thammavong, a senior, is part of a Vipers’ team that has not lost a multiple track meet in four years.
TOMMY THAMMAVONG, right, of Verrado leaps over a hurdle during a home meet last year. Thammavong, a senior, is part of a Vipers’ team that has not lost a multiple track meet in four years.
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ROSS DIETZ, left, of Verrado runs the 100-meter dash last year. Dietz set the school’s senior record in that event, running an 11.24, which is an automatic state qualifying time.
ROSS DIETZ, left, of Verrado runs the 100-meter dash last year. Dietz set the school’s senior record in that event, running an 11.24, which is an automatic state qualifying time.
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DIEGO PADILLA, a junior at Tolleson Union High School, gives a thumbs up after successful open heart surgery March 17 at University Medical Center in Tucson. Padilla had a procedure done to fix his bicuspid aortic valve.
DIEGO PADILLA, a junior at Tolleson Union High School, gives a thumbs up after successful open heart surgery March 17 at University Medical Center in Tucson. Padilla had a procedure done to fix his bicuspid aortic valve.
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MARIE NORRIS of Westview rips into a forehand during a match against Tolleson Tuesday. Norris, the Knights’ No. 1 player, helped Westview to a 9-0 victory.
MARIE NORRIS of Westview rips into a forehand during a match against Tolleson Tuesday. Norris, the Knights’ No. 1 player, helped Westview to a 9-0 victory.
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MADISON BIGHAM of Westview hits a lob shot against Tolleson Tuesday. Bigham plays at No. 5 for the Lady Knights, who are 2-3 so far this season.
MADISON BIGHAM of Westview hits a lob shot against Tolleson Tuesday. Bigham plays at No. 5 for the Lady Knights, who are 2-3 so far this season.
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Thomas C. ‘TC’ Boswell Jr. Thomas C. “TC” Boswell Jr., 57, of Avondale died March 17, 2015, in Goodyear. Mr. Boswell was born May 20, 1957, in Chester, Pa., to Thomas C.... + continue reading