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Rams cross country team finishes strong

The Maricopa High School's boys cross country team placed eight of the top 10 finishers on Wednesday, as they hosted Camp Verde and Poston Butte high schools.

Plans Ready for New Maricopa Elementary School

Plans and artist's renderings for Maricopa's newest elementary school indicate a 40,500 square foot facility that will house 450 students. The school sits...

Car show Saturday to send softball team to USSSA World Series (video)

Raceway Bar and Grill will be hosting the inaugural Maricopa Car & Bike Show on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to raise...

Vista Grande dominates second half in 40-25 win over Maricopa

Casa Grande Vista Grande controlled the ball for almost the entire second half, running 35 offensive plays to just 12 for Maricopa as the...

Pima Butte’s halls alive with sounds of music

The halls were alive with the sounds of music as Pima Butte Elementary School presented its first-ever holiday concerts on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings....

Football fundraiser Tuesday to honor Ariel Lara and Alex Sesma

An Alex and Ariel Memorial Flag Football game fundraiser will be held Tuesday in honor of Alex Sesma and Ariel Lara, who were tragically killed in an automobile accident on May 8.   

Rams rule as regional champs!

They did it! They are the champs! Both the Rams girls and boys' varsity basketball teams are the number one seeds in the 2A...

Southern Dunes part of new tournament league

 East Valley Tour, a start-up golf tournament league, has opened its membership to all amateur golfers for play every other Sunday beginning Feb. 28.

Harlem Globetrotter to host Maricopa basketball camp

Young Maricopa hoopsters will get the chance to participate in a professional basketball camp this September.

High school hosts first-time Fine Arts Night

Oh, the drama! Maricopa High School fine arts students will be putting their skills on display this Monday at Fine Arts Night beginning at 6 p.m. at the high school.

Middle school working on bus and class schedules

Bus schedules are running more smoothly, but class schedules for students at Maricopa Wells Middle School may be changing over the course of the next few weeks.

8 years on the road, cyclist travels through Maricopa on journey home

Eight years after pedaling away from his home in Newport, Oregon, to increase cancer awareness, Stephen Swift is on his way home - for...

When stay at home order kicked internet into overdrive, families shifted gears

The coronavirus pandemic turned everyday routines upside down.We are all using the internet basically all day long.. Millions of U.S. families hunkered down together under...

New school superintendent adheres to “aggressive” week’s scheduling

The new Maricopa Superintendent of Schools is in town. On a week's "vacation" from his duties as East Chicago Public Schools Superintendent in...

‘Indoor’ summer golf camps offered for kids

CrossWoods Indoor Golf Centers has partnered with Athletes in Training for Junior Golf Summer Camps and will be offering summer camps for children ages 5 to 12.

Saturday in the Park (GALLERY)

Youth soccer, baseball and softball had Copper Sky Regional Park hopping Saturday, with most spectators masked up at the athletic fields and vendors on...

School board revisits bus barn site Wednesday

The on again, off again site decision for Maricopa Unified School District's transportation facility may be on again this week.

Pima Butte kicks off first all-school fundraiser

Pima Butte Elementary School held its very first fundraising assembly Wednesday morning. From now through Friday, November 11, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors...

Donaldson named First Team All State

Six football players from Maricopa High School were honored by the Arizona Interscholastic Association for their gridiron feats during the past season. In...
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Brandenburg: Are aging adults getting enough vitamin D?

Some 41% of adults age 65 and older report they are in good or excellent health, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

Maricopa All-Star Majors battle for district softball championship tonight

The state tournament hopes of Maricopa Little League hang in the balance tonight as the Maricopa All-Star Major Softball team takes on Casa Grande for the district championship.

Long-time MUSD teachers witness changes in students, technology

President Ronald Reagan, the Olympics coming to Los Angeles and all the monstrous monitors in the computer lab were buzzing when Linda Sturr began...

Middle school parents partner with Kohl’s to provide supplies, thanks to Open Forum member

Maricopa Wells Middle School's Dec. 4th move has been delayed due to additional construction. However, this new school (with its 980 students) has...

Kleck: Failed override to have little impact on current school year

Maricopa Unified School District Superintendent Jeff Kleck held a press conference today to address how the district will move forward in the 2012-13 school...

Sequoia Pathway graduates 61 (GALLERY)

Sequoia Pathway Academy saw 61 seniors graduate Friday in front of a standing-room-only crowd. The Class of 2017 heard from Principal Nate Lamma, valedictorian...

Tortosa Eggstravaganza returns (photo gallery)

Tortosa Homeowners Association hosted its annual Eggstravaganza in the subdivision's main park on Saturday. The carnival included games, pony rides, face painting, egg dyeing,...

New softball coach encouraged by Rams’ potential

With seven sophomores and three freshmen among the 15 players on the roster, Chris Ansley has a young team in his first year as the Maricopa High School varsity softball coach.

Rules and regulations set for new Maricopa Wells Middle School

Maricopa Wells Middle School students recently attended an assembly to outline their impending move to a new campus (see related story) as well as...

MHS wrestlers open season with two victories

Success in the upper weight classes helped Maricopa nail down victories over San Tan Foothills and Florence as the Rams opened their wrestling season...

DECA members head to Atlanta

Eleven Maricopa High School DECA Club members have advanced to final competition at the International Career Development Conference in Atlanta in May.Twenty-four MHS competitors...
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