Campo Verde’s Kanani Hiapo thrives on volleyball court, in the classroom
Kevin Zimmerman | January 17, 2017 5:00 am
Campo Verde High School’s Kanani Hiapo grew up in a volleyball family. Her siblings all play it. Her parents both coach it.
UConn women’s hoops honors teen killed by stray bullet
Associated Press | January 11, 2017 10:44 am
A 13-year-old girl killed by a stray bullet while riding home from practice has been made an honorary member of the UConn women’s basketball team.
Alabama’s kicker, 8-year-old boy bond over Polish heritage
Associated Press | January 8, 2017 12:50 am
It’s not stars like quarterback Jalen Hurts, linebacker Reuben Foster or defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick that this fan looks up to.
J.J. Watt delivers jerseys to child who was hit by a car
Character Counts | January 4, 2017 9:39 am
J.J. Watt learned of Noah Fulmer, an 8-year-old who was hospitalized after being hit by a car and had his jersey ruined while getting medical attention.
Raymond S. Kellis sophomore Chase Weaver balances leadership roles in sports, church
Kevin Zimmerman | January 2, 2017 6:39 pm
Whether Raymond S. Kellis High School’s Chase Weaver is in the classroom, on the field or at his church, he’s realized leadership comes naturally to him.
Cam Newton makes surprise hospital visit to young Auburn fan
Character Counts | December 28, 2016 10:11 am
Cam Newton spent part of a recent day off in an Atlanta hospital making a wish come true for a 10-year-old fan who is dealing with a severe heart condition.
Carmelo Anthony helps make teenager’s dream come true
Character Counts | December 27, 2016 2:12 pm
It was an unforgettable Christmas for 17-year-old Jarell Lara, who is battling a rare form of cancer. Like all teenagers her age, she probably has […]
David Johnson surprises Cardinals fans by personally delivering gifts
Adam Green | December 26, 2016 11:15 am
If you have him on your fantasy football team, David Johnson has been the gift that keeps on giving. For some lucky fans, he personally delivered gifts.
Tyrann Mathieu visits Cardinals fans to spread holiday cheer
Character Counts | December 20, 2016 9:30 am
Tyrann Mathieu spent hours Monday visiting random families around the Valley in hopes of spreading holiday cheer “Honey Badger” style.
Ryan Decker | January 18, 2017 10:21 amCeltics make 11-year-old’s dream come true with one-day contract