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Mesa Sports News

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  • Sunday | via Arizona Desert Swarm 

    Arizona football recruiting: Who will walk on for th...

    The Arizona Wildcats will be adding a few walk-ons this fall and I've been able to scavenge the Internet to find as many as I can. So far I've been able to account for six of them and there's a strong possibility of landing one more, depending on his search for a late Division I offer.

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  • Thursday Feb 4 | via The Arizona Republic 

    Central Florida's plan seals All-Arizona D.J. Davidson

    Central Florida's plan seals All-Arizona D.J. Davidson Mesa Desert Ridge football coach Jeremy Hathcock believes senior defensive lineman D.J. Davidson "could play in the SEC." Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1SYIXvc Desert Ridge's DJ Davidson makes a tackle during a drill at Desert Ridge High School in Mesa, AZ on August 10, 2015.

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  • Thursday Feb 4 | via The Arizona Republic 

    Bordow: Three different paths to college football

    Bordow: Three different paths to college football Three stories from National Letter of Intent Day Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1X4jOOU Clockwise, from left: Phoenix Brophy Prep quarterback Cade Knox, Gilbert Mesquite's Roy Lopez III and Buckeye Verrado's Xavier James . Phoenix Brophy Prep defensive lineman Connor Murphy walked into Majerle's restaurant at Desert Ridge Marketplace a little after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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  • Wednesday Feb 3 | via The Arizona Republic 

    Signing Day update: No major splashes early

    Phoenix Brophy Prep defensive end Connor Murphy, azcentral sports' No. 3-ranked player in the Class of 2016, signed with USC over Michigan, ASU, Alabama and Oregon.

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  • Wednesday Feb 3 | via The Arizona Republic 

    Connor Murphy felt immediate bond at USC

    Brophy OLB Connor Murphy felt immediate bond at USC Brophy OLB Connor Murphy compared saying no to Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh to breaking up with a girlfriend. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1X3UTLj Brophy College Prep High School football player Connor Murphy announces he is going to USC, February 3, 2016, at Majerle's Sports Grill at Desert Ridge, Phoenix.

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  • Wednesday Feb 3 | via The Arizona Republic 

    National Signing Day in Arizona - 2016

    Byron Murphy signs his national letter of intent, February 3, 2016, at Saguaro High School, 6250 North 82nd Street, Scottsdale. Murphy is going to attend Washington.

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  • Tuesday Feb 2 | via The Arizona Republic 

    Maneuvering the roller-coaster recruiting process

    At least 115 seniors are expected to send signed letters of intent to four-year colleges to play football on Wednesday, but the recruiting process is unpredictable, fickle, a chess game that can drive people crazy. John Okwoli, feeling the dizzying effects of the highs and lows of the football recruiting process during his Phoenix North Canyon career, came to one conclusion as it wound down: The senior wide receiver wasn't planning to take one more recruiting trip before committing Sunday to Wyoming.

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  • Monday Feb 1 | via The Arizona Republic 

    Latest boys basketball Super 10 rankings

    Here is how the Arizona Super 10 in boys basketball look with only a week left in the regular season for most: Latest high school boys basketball Super 10 rankings Here is how the Arizona Super 10 in boys basketball look with only a week left in the regular season for most: Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1WYrKBf Shadow Mountain High School's Jaelen House signals to teammates during game against Corona del Sol at Shadow Mountain High School, Monday, January 18, 2016.

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  • Friday Jan 29 | via The Arizona Republic 

    Mesquite DL Roy Lopez III commits to New Mexico State

    Gilbert Mesquite senior lineman Roy Lopez III, competing this weekend in the heavyweight division of the sectional wrestling tournament at Gilbert Campo Verde, gave New Mexico State a commitment to play football. Mesquite DL Roy Lopez III commits to New Mexico State Gilbert Mesquite senior lineman Roy Lopez III, competing this weekend in the heavyweight division of the sectional wrestling tournament at Gilbert Campo Verde, gave New Mexico State a commitment to play football.

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  • Friday Jan 29 | via The Arizona Republic 

    Majerle's Sports Grill to host Signing Day event

    Majerle's Sports Grill to host Signing Day event Each school will hold its own special signing ceremony Wednesday. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1SOItaT But Majerle's Sports Grill at Desert Ridge in north Phoenix will host a media event, starting at 9:30 a.m., that is open to all high school football seniors and their coaches in the Valley who will be signing with four-year colleges.

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  • Friday Jan 29 | via The Arizona Republic 

    Mesa wrestler James Williams dominating after pullin...

    Mesa's James Williams has gone from zero to hero after his big upset over now-GCU wrestler Blake Monty at last year's state meet. Mesa wrestler James Williams dominating after pulling state upset Mesa's James Williams has gone from zero to hero after his big upset over now-GCU wrestler Blake Monty at last year's state meet.

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  • Wednesday Jan 27 | via The Arizona Republic 

    Mohave boys soccer eligible for postseason

    Mohave boys soccer eligible for postseason The Mohave boys soccer team will be able to participate in the playoffs after all. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1RNZ7Ye The Arizona Interscholastic Association's executive board put Mohave on probation - thus making it ineligible for the postseason - for the school's tepid response to an incident in which a player put his hands on an official during a game.

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Mesa High Schools

Academy With Community Partners (433 N Hall)
Brimhall Junior High School (4949 E Southern Avenue)
Cambridge Academy East (9412 E Brown Road)
Carson Junior High School (525 N Westwood)
Desert Ridge High (10045 E Madero Avenue)