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Corona hires Jon Becktold as new head football coach

Jake Pyatt, Sports Editor
December 15, 2016 • 377 views
Filed under Around Corona del Sol, News, Sports, Sports Center, Uncategorized

Corona del Sol made its hiring of Jon Becktold to become the new head football coach official Dec. 15 by introducing the new coach to players and parents. Becktold left his position as head coach of Greenway, where the team finished with a record of 3-7 in 4A,  after just one season. Becktold...

Corona band puts on joyous holiday concert

Nikki Dull, Staff Writer
December 14, 2016 • 350 views
Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Entertainment, Life & Times, Uncategorized

On Dec. 13 Corona del Sol’s band and percussion performed together for a joint holiday performance directed by Scott Werner. To start of the night, percussion performed the song “Hanukkah” and the stage was set up to match the holiday theme and also included captivating colorful lights that...

Corona boys soccer wins the Lotto Sport Western Showcase

Graham Eversden, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016 • 465 views
Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Around the State, Sports Center, Uncategorized

Over the weekend, the Corona boys soccer team traveled to California to compete in the Lotto Sport Western Showcase against teams from California, Arizona and Florida. The Aztecs won all three of their games to claim the championship trophy. “It was definitely the toughest competition we have faced...

Corona Basketball steamrolls through tournament weekend

Corona Basketball steamrolls through tournament weekend

Jake Pyatt and Eddie Calrow
December 12, 2016 • 409 views
Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Around the State, Sports Center, Top Stories, Uncategorized

When looking at Corona del Sol’s boys basketball schedule before the season, many games and tournaments stood out. The team leaves for Hawaii this Thursday and can end up squaring off against the likes of national power houses Findlay Prep (Nevada), Oak Hill (Virginia), and Mount Vernon (New York). Th...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them makes a splash at the box office

Ethan Farrell, Staff Writer
December 12, 2016 • 347 views
Filed under Entertainment, Life & Times, News, Opinions, Uncategorized

Many large works of fiction can be hard to add to in such a way that it will be satisfying on its own and to those who are already fans. J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series is no exception, being a largely developed world of wizardry that has captivated people of all ages since the first book was released....

Corona puts on annual Holiday concert

Corona puts on annual Holiday concert

Nikki Dull, Staff Writer
December 8, 2016 • 286 views
Filed under Life & Times, News, Opinions, Top Stories

On Dec. 6 Corona del Sol’s orchestra concert performed its holiday concert featuring the chamber and concert orchestra as well as the guitar ensemble. The concert included several holiday themed songs like “Silent Night”, “Jingle Bell Rock”, and the “The Christmas Song”. My favorite...

Corona Dance show “The Nutcracker” preview

Lauren Puffer, Life & Times Editor
December 2, 2016 • 445 views
Filed under Entertainment, Life & Times, News

For the past few years, Corona dance program has performed the Nutcracker for its winter dance show. In the past the dancers incorporated many modern elements into the show while still maintaining the original story of the Nutcracker. “I come from a ballet background so being able to take the trad...

Minute Bell Music

Celeste Hayes, Online Photo Editor
November 14, 2016 • 289 views
Filed under Around Corona del Sol, News

CdS Key Club is once again starting a minute-bell fundraiser starting November 14. They have done this in the past with the song “Friday” by Rebecca Black, which they played at every minute bell until the desired amount of money was received. The song this year is “Barbie Girl” by Aqua and again...

Corona girls volleyball completes dream season

Corona girls volleyball completes dream season

Jake Pyatt, Graham Eversden, and Alec Urban
November 10, 2016 • 805 views
Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Around the State, Sports Center, Top Stories

It’s every team's goal to come up with a win in the last game of the season, on the biggest stage. Corona del Sol girls volleyball team accomplished just that with its defeat of Mountain Pointe to become 6A state champions for the first time since 1991. With eight seniors and six juniors on this...

Volleyball sweeps Mountain Pointe to claim first title since 1991

Volleyball sweeps Mountain Pointe to claim first title since 1991

Jake Pyatt, Sports Editor
November 10, 2016 • 396 views
Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Around the State, Sports Center, Top Stories

Girl’s volleyball traveled to Mesquite for the second night in a row but with the stakes a little higher. For the first time since 1991, the Aztecs are state champions thanks to their win over rival Mountain Pointe, 25-13, 25-21, 25-15. Head Coach Ben Maxfield said the key to winning the championship...

Aztecs win thriller over Xavier, advance to state finals

Aztecs win thriller over Xavier, advance to state finals

Graham Eversden, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016 • 302 views
Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Around the State, Sports Center, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Aztec volleyball is now just one win away from its first title since 1991 thanks to a 25-23, 25-18, 15-25, 18-25, 15-11 victory over Xavier Prep. This is the Aztec’s first trip to the finals since 2009. The first set was a tossup the whole way. Neither team was able to take control until the Aztecs...

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