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Volleyball sweeps Mountain Pointe to claim first title since 1991

Volleyball sweeps Mountain Pointe to claim first title since 1991

November 10

Girl’s volleyball traveled to Mesquite for the second night in a row but with the stakes a little higher....

2016 Girls Volleyball Championship Highlights

November 10

Relive the 2016 6A State Championship for girls volleyball

Aztecs win thriller over Xavier, advance to state finals

Aztecs win thriller over Xavier, advance to state finals

November 9

Aztec volleyball is now just one win away from its first title since 1991 thanks to a 25-23, 25-18, 15-25,...

Aztec volleyball trumps Millenium in state quarterfinals

Aztec volleyball trumps Millenium in state quarterfinals

November 8

The Aztecs moved one step closer to their first championship since 1991 with a 25-18, 25-20, 25-10 victory...

Volleyball advances to quarterfinals with sweep of Sandra Day O’Connor

Graham Eversden, Staff Writer

November 4

Filed under Around Corona del Sol, Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Center, Uncategorized

Aztec volleyball swept Sandra Day O’Connor 25-10, 25-19, 25-20 to advance to the second round of the playoffs. The Aztecs, who are the third-ranked team in the tournament, started the match strong, winning 10 of the first 13 points. With seniors Lauren Forte and Erica Ronda blocking all opposing attempts at kills, the Aztecs...

Aztecs fall to nationally ranked Mountain Pointe

Jake Pyatt, Sports Editor

October 24

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Center, Uncategorized

Corona football made the short trip to face rival Mountain Pointe only to get shut out by the No. 1 team in the state, losing 38-0. The teams were held scoreless until Mountain Pointe scored a touchdown with 40 seconds left in the opening quarter. Mountain Pointe ended up scoring a field goal and recovering a blocked punt...

Aztecs top Gilbert to put playoffs within sight

Graham Eversden, Staff Writer

October 21

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Center, Uncategorized

With three weeks left in the regular season and sitting just outside of playoff position, Corona needed a big win and they got it, defeating Gilbert, 24-16. The Aztecs were ranked 19th in the state before the game. With only the top 16 teams qualifying for the playoffs, they needed two wins in their last three games to make...

Continuing season trend of alternating wins and losses, Corona football tops Boulder Creek

Eddie Calrow, Online Editor

September 25

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Center, Uncategorized

After a lengthy fourth quarter injury delay, in which senior Drew Sher was taken to the hospital by ambulance, victory became more important to the Aztecs. The Aztecs struck first with a touchdown run from senior Jacob Clemens. After the extra point, the Aztecs led, 7-0, with 3:23 left in the first quarter. After a failed...

Girls Volleyball continues hot streak, routs Desert Vista in straight sets

Jake Pyatt, Sports Editor

September 22

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Center, Uncategorized

Girls volleyball beat Desert Vista in a three set sweep (25-12, 25-10, 25-15) after returning home from winning the Tournament of Champions Invite. The Thunder made the trip to Sam Duane Gymnasium as the two-time defending state champions. The Aztecs have had recent struggles facing Desert Vista in years past. “They’ve...

Aztecs start fast, fizzle out in Homecoming loss to Perry

Graham Eversden, Staff Writer

September 19

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Center, Uncategorized

The Aztecs started fast in their homecoming game against the Perry Pumas, but eventually fell, 56-21. Corona struck first with a 66-yard touchdown run on the first drive of the game. The lead didn’t last long. Within eight minutes, Perry scored 16 unanswered points, including a blocked punt for a safety. “We started...

Aztec football fights on, returns to .500 on the season

Aztec football fights on, returns to .500 on the season

September 10

As the Corona del Sol Aztecs took their second road trip, something about the mid-September game meant...

Corona del Sol football drops to 1-2 after loss to Mountain View

Jake Pyatt, Sports Editor

September 4

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Uncategorized

One week after the Aztecs got their first win under their belt against the La Joya Lobos, they failed to continue the trend, falling 28-7 to Mountain View. “We played really hard defensively,” Head Coach Richard Mettlach said. “The offense kind of spittered and sputtered. We just couldn’t finish drives where we weren’t...

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