Falcs 'football' Apache Junction, 15-13; Sixth straight vaults 'Birds to #5 ranking

By Pete Mohr | May 5, 2010

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Co-Captain Jaron Long throttles Sunrise Mountain; Connor Sabanosh gets all three RBIs in crucial 3-1 win!
FALCON FIELD – At mid-morning, Friday, April 30, I called my information “right arm,” Athletic Department Secretary Bonnie Nystrom to get the previous afternoon’s score, CSHS-Apache Junction, the Falcons’ finale of the 2010 regular season. “Falcons won,” said she matter-of-factly, 15-13. That football number set me to wondering if Head Coach Mike Baker had elected to “go for two” after one of the Falcon “touchdowns”? Not so. More...

cshs basebll coach mike bakerSuperstitious Falcons?

By Pete Mohr | May 5, 2010

FALCON FIELD – On Wednesday, April 14 the Falcons, still reeling from their 15-3 “mercy” embarrassment on Tuesday at the hands of the Saguaro Sabercats, show up for practice to find Head Coach Mike Baker wearing Cincinnati Reds gear. The next afternoon, down at Catsville, the ‘Birds upset #1-ranked Saguaro, 2-0! Since that turnaround victory, they’ve insisted Coach Baker wear his “reds” to practice. Accordingly, Sonoran News hereby bestows upon “Coach Mike” a new nickname, “Big Red.” Are baseball players (at every level) superstitious? Nah! No way!

May 6-7 Track Regionals at Queen Creek

trackFALCON STADIUM – For Geoff Johnson, the Thursday-Friday Desert Sky competition at Queen Creek High School will mark his Regional head-coaching debut. 
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Tennis guys to tough Semifinals

tennisTHE BOULDERS – On May 4, Coach Bob Dice’s Netmen recorded the tennis equivalent of a “mercy win” in their State Quarterfinals (team competition) match against (Tucson) Canyon del Oro, taking the first five singles matches to close out the visiting Dorados, 5-0.  More ...

Spring pain = fall gain!

footballAt the end of Thursday, April 29, Spring Football practice, Head Coach Chad DeGrenier and Assistant Coaches Matt Bradshaw, Chris Frederiksen, Jerry Boat and Andy Gladstone identified five Falcons who’re leading the way by their effort/commitment in the weight room.  More ...