As Gila River Hawks Head Coach Ryan Felker gathered his players and coaches on the field after practice ended Monday, he emphasized the importance of this week. Game week was officially here, and in the midst of a pandemic, the young Hohokam Junior College Athletic Conference was miraculously going to be able to move on with their second season. It’s a relieving shock to both … Continue reading The Gila River Hawks prepared to soar this season
For established high school football programs, navigating the uncertainties surrounding the coronavirus is hard enough. But what about new schools with programs still in their infancies? Continue reading Canyon View, Eastmark high schools face additional challenges in starting varsity football programs amid COVID-19 Pandemic
What happens on the actual field at the combine pales in comparison to what happens off of it. What happens off of it are medical evaluations, interviews, etc. But sometimes, things that take place between the white lines during the combine can influence a player’s draft stock. So here is my, (2nd) best guess as to how the 2020 NFL Draft shapes up now that … Continue reading 2020 NFL Mock Draft Post Combine, V 2.0
Washington’s Alexander Ovechkin reached the 700-goal milestone Saturday/Monday night but it’s only a pit-stop for “The Great Eight.” Continue reading Ovechkin scores 700th goal but the chase for Gretzky is just getting started
Since being acquired from the New Jersey Devils on December 16th, 2019 Taylor Hall has been far and away the best talent on the ‘Yotes roster. He has amassed 9 goals and 14 assists during his short tenure in the desert showcasing the kind of elite skill not seen before in the valley. So what is the problem? The problem is the underwhelming record of … Continue reading Coyotes are in one Hall of a Situation
This is a story that has engulfed the baseball world as a whole, but its sting is just a little bit sharper for the Seattle Mariners and their fan-base. When the Houston Astros joined the American League West in 2013, no one could have predicted that they would be the focal point of a cheating scandal that would rock Major League Baseball to its core … Continue reading Did the Houston Astros cheat the Seattle Mariners out of a 2018 Postseason Berth?
So I’ve watched all the tape, crunched all the numbers and dug through all the stats and analytics. OK, I didn’t do all that, but I did hop on Youtube for a couple minutes and search “2019 Highlights (Insert whatever prospects name here)” and watch the nation’s best players highlight reels until I could make a very, extremely, informed determination off of a 4 minute … Continue reading 2020 NFL Mock Draft, V 1.0
Were the playoffs simply a mirage for the Arizona Coyotes after a strong start to the season? The short answer is…possibly. The Arizona Coyotes appeared to be a team heading in the right direction after finishing the first two months of the season at 15-9-4. Finally, it seemed that General Manager John Chayka as well as head coach Rick Tocchet had the roster they envisioned. … Continue reading Stanley Cup Playoffs: A Mirage in the Desert?
Let’s be honest, the title of this article would be alot more accurate if we were talking about two seasons in the future. But oh well, it’s almost Spring Training and pitchers and catchers are about to start rolling into camp and all fans deserve to be optimistic about their team…even if they happen to be a Seattle Mariner fan. So I put this together … Continue reading Hope Springs Eternal: A 2020 Seattle Mariners Spring Training Guide to Hope
A Tribute to Kobe “Bean” Bryant Mamma there goes that man. Kobe “The black Mamba” is his name. Momma there goes that man. On to the next life, basketball may never be the same. Momma there goes that man. Soaring through the skies Momma there goes that man As tears roll down my eyes I crumpled up a paper and toss it yelling “Kobe” this … Continue reading A Tribute to Kobe “Bean” Bryant