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Boys’ soccer has early season success

Eric Tilley
January 8, 2010 • 315 views
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This season, the Corona boys’ varsity soccer team has been fulfilling the high expectations that have been set for them in both divisional and tournament competition. “To prepare for this season, our main focus has been on fitness,” junior goalkeeper Matt Bersano said. “We have plenty of talent...

Aztecs continue season

Tony Valderrama
January 8, 2010 • 325 views
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We’re six weeks into the season and the varsity girl’s basketball team has a record of 5 wins and 11 losses. The games haven’t really been close, as 14 out of the 16 games have had a point differential of at least 8 points, and 6 of those games have had a point differential of over 20. Their biggest...

Cross country makes a run at state

Eric Tilley
November 24, 2009 • 312 views
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Both of Corona’s varsity cross-country teams recently placed in the top five at the state meet. The boys’ team placed second out of nearly 30 other teams. It was the team’s highest finish at state since 1993 when it came in first.  “We were all really happy that we did so well,” junior...

Dana Finkelstein ninth at state

Kelsey Lawson
November 19, 2009 • 369 views
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Girls golf standout junior Dana Finkelstein had an impressive season, finishing ninth in the individual state tournament. However, this was not her most impressive achievement. Throughout the season, Finkelstein won seven individual medals and two tournaments, including the Tempe Invitational and...

Volleyball makes a good state run

Volleyball makes a good state run

Tatum Hartwig
November 19, 2009 • 463 views
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The Lady Aztecs volleyball team defied the odds by making it to the 5A-I State Championship match against the reigning state champions and No. 1 ranked Xavier Gators. The Aztecs were ranked No. 11 for the playoffs, but they managed to take down the No. 6 Mountain Pointe Pride, No. 3 Desert Vista Thunder...

Volleyball Eyeing State Title

Alex Bernal
November 16, 2009 • 308 views
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The 11th-ranked Corona del Sol High School volleyball team is competing Tuesday at 8 p.m., against the No. 1-ranked Xavier Gators for the State Championship at Brophy College Prep. Corona, now 30-13 for the season, recently beat the sixth-ranked Mountain Pointe in the first round with a narrow 3-2...

Aztecs keep playoff hopes alive

Aztecs keep playoff hopes alive

Alex Bernal
October 25, 2009 • 490 views
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The Corona del Sol Aztecs had a late start to their season but are keeping their playoff hopes alive with a big win against the Basha Bears, 27-24 on Friday, Oct. 23. “Basha was cocky and came out acting like they were going to kill us, and they didn’t know what hit them,” Corona middle lineb...

Aztecs Lose Homecoming Game, 19-14

Alex Bernal
September 27, 2009 • 310 views
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Corona del Sol High School lost their Homecoming football game against the Mesquite Wildcats, on Friday, Sept. 18. Corona, now 1-3 on the season, lost 19-14. Corona was trailing the Wildcats the whole night and did not play to its full potential. “We just need to make the big plays when we have...

New Coach for Badminton

Sarah Dinell
September 11, 2009 • 358 views
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The Corona badminton team is coming off a great year but have few returning players and a new head coach. Although this is David Taylor’s first year coaching badminton, he is enthusiastic about the coming year and getting the chance to develop each player’s skills. “I enjoy working with the...

Cross Country

Wade Hooke
September 11, 2009 • 306 views
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Both the boys’ and girls’ cross country teams are looking to accomplish big things this season with their \experienced runners. The boys’ team has six of seven returning varsity members and many younger ahtletes with chances at making the varsity squad. “We have most of our team coming...

Golf

Preslie Hirsch
September 11, 2009 • 325 views
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The boys and girls golf teams’ seasons have begun, and players and coaches are optimistic about a sucessful season. “I believe that the girls are very coachable. All the girls are focused and ready to improve themselves and the team,” coach Pat Reed said. “I think that losing five seniors...

Girls Volleyball

Preslie Hirsch
September 11, 2009 • 327 views
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Girls’ volleyball held try-outs the first week of school, with approximately 55 girls trying out. The Corona volleyball program now has 42 girls all together. “We will do very well this season. We have a team that’s willing to put in a lot of effort and time to get better,” returning varsity...

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