Stories tagged: "sports"


Photo courtesy Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department​
Your Guide to Free and Low-Cost Summer Camps in the Valley

Make sure to bookmark this page! Additional activities from all across the Valley for kids of all ages will be added throughout the summer.

Photo courtesy Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department​
Your Guide to Free and Low-Cost Summer Camps in the Valley

Make sure to bookmark this page! Additional activities from all across the Valley for kids of all ages will be added throughout the summer.

In this image provided by Edwin Broersma, marathoner Jacky Hunt-Broersma trains on Aug. 28, 2021 at San Tan Mountain Regional Park, in San Tan Valley, Az. Hunt-Broersma lost her left leg below the knee to a rare form of cancer, but she hasn't let that stop her and is trying to cover the classic 26.2-mile marathon distance at least 102 times in 102 days, which would set a new world record. The Boston Marathon on April 18 is expected to be No. 92 in her streak. (Edwin Broersma via AP)
Gilbert Amputee Running 102 Marathons in 102 Days

Gilbert resident Jacky Hunt-Broersma, who lost part of her left leg to cancer, is running 102 marathons in 102 days.

bike event
Helping Women Start Journey of Personal Growth Inspires Fountain Hills Bike Event

The organization’s first major event is an all-women’s bike race Sunday in Fountain Hills. Participants will be able to take part in eight-mile, 20-mile or 40-mile course.

Brittney Griner, left, who plays for Russia’s UMMC Ekaterinburg, is in “good condition,” a State Department official said. Griner is awaiting trial after Russian officials accused her of allegedly trying to enter the country with vape cartridges containing hashish oil. (File photo by Ryan Wright/Cronkite News)
US State Department: Mercury’s Brittney Griner in ‘Good Condition’ in Russian Prison

Griner has been detained in Russia for five weeks, and her detention has been extended until May 19.

Quidditch Club
Quidditch Casts Its Spell on Muggles Far Beyond Hogwarts

Their game is quidditch, which was inspired by the popular Harry Potter book series—and some nights, everyone on the field is briefly a wizard.

Phoenix Scottish Games
Kilts, Weight-throwing, Bagpipes, Oh My! Phoenix Scottish Games Land in Gilbert

The original Scottish Society of Arizona was formed on September 26, 1953. The first Highland Games took place in 1964 and were arranged by members who played in the Phoenix Scottish Pipe Band.