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Pandemic/Offseason Injury Won’t Slow Senior Jensen


Jasmine Giomi, Director of Staff Relations

October 25, 2020

Before you work out or play sports you are supposed to stretch, senior running back Joey Jensen had not stretched prior to a workout a day in his life. Jensen was warming up to run drills with his dad on a cold December morning, just before new years eve. It was 40 degrees outside, but the brisk air...

Who to Watch for and What to Expect from Springs Sports Teams

Justin Bottemiller, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Baseball Head Coach: Rick Surls Key players: Ayden Acres, Justin Aikens and Wyatt Larson.  Coach Surls believes Acres will be a key figure to getting them deep into games against the best teams.  Coach believes Aikens will be a valuable help at shortstop at getting runners out. Coach says Larson...

From Tragedy to Triumph

From Tragedy to Triumph

Hope Moore, Managing Editor

March 6, 2020

   The sun beamed brightly causing the sweat that dripped from her brow to glisten as she took extra batting practice. Every day the cages called out for reps, and every day she came running. Each extra swing  was one step closer to perfection and fulfilling her dream of playing college softball. The ...

Skateboarding. The anti-sport, sport.

After trying to land the trick for more than an hour sophomore Jonah Safady finally kickflips the “Nandos gap” in Queen Creek.

Jakob Ayoub, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

There’s always traditional sports getting attention in high school, college  and on television. But those aren’t for everyone. Some people work better independently, some just don’t perform well under pressure, some can’t stand to have a coach always in their ear. This is where skateboarding, t...

Girls Hoops Head Coach Mandi Webster Earns 100th Career Win Tuesday Night

Coach Mandi Webster receives her gift for becoming the third coach in school history to win 100 games.

Anjali Kok, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

  In an instant the clock hit zero and a loud ring echoed through the gym. The scoreboard glowed with the 52-34 final as the Coyotes defeated the Washington Rams Tuesday night.  But it was an announcement by Bob Laliberte over the P.A. system that caused girls head coach Mandi Webster's ...


Varsity jerseys hanging from the fence.

Alex Negron and Emma Ferraro

February 22, 2019

The CHS varsity baseball team officially starts off their season this week with the Cougar Classic tournament; where they go against the Central Bobcats, the Yuma Shamrocks and the Morro Bay Pirates.   The start of a new season comes with a hitch in the road after the varsity team losing th...

Boys Soccer Season Ends in Dramatic Fashion

Sophomore Diego Soto Esquivel holds up three fingers in celebration of completing the hat-trick.

Trinity Glandon, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

  The Coyotes boys varsity soccer team ended their season with a nail biting 3-1, double-overtime win against the Apache Junction Prospectors at home Tuesday night.   The game was intense from start to finish, going without a goal for nearly three quarters of the game. Sophomore forward Diego Soto...

Lady Coyotes Too Strong For Rams On Senior Night

Lady Coyotes Too Strong For Rams On Senior Night

Ella O’Dell, Elijah Lewis, and Jonathan Melton, Beginning Staff Writers

February 7, 2019

With the seniors taking the court at home for the final time, the varsity girls basketball team defeated the Washington Rams in dominating fashion, 50-23, in a Black Canyon Region game last Thursday. Theresa De La Cruz nearly out-scored the entire Washington team, leading all scorers with 21 p...

CHS Soccer Picks Up “Battle of Ironwood” Win v. Poston Butte

Varsity team beyond happy after beating Poston Butte

Trinity Glandon, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

For the first time in since 2015 the varsity boys soccer team beat the Poston Butte Broncos. Games against Poston are part of at three-team rivalry between CHS, Poston Butte and Apache Junction. The game was a big deal for the team as head coach Oscar Guardado previously coached at PBHS for four ye...

Combs Band: The New State Champs

Andrea Thomatis, Staff Writer

December 2, 2017

After a long season of rehearsing music and exhausting early morning practices, the Combs Marching Regiment (MCR) finished their competition season undefeated by becoming the Arizona State Champions. The band competed at the Arizona State University Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 18. When all was said...

Boys Varsity Basketball Dribbles Into A New Season

Boys Varsity Basketball Dribbles Into A New Season

Emma Ferraro, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

The Combs varsity basketball team takes on the 2017-2018 season with their first home game tonight at 7 p.m. against the Marcos De Niza Padres. Their first game was on Nov. 28, against Saguaro High School with a losing score of 51-45. Looking to make it to playoffs for the first time in three seaso...

People of Combs: Tre Buck

#14 Tre Buck pushing out of a hold.

Grace Hannum, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

High school students walk the halls of their school everyday, seeing faces of complete strangers. Students never take the time to learn about anyone outside their own circle of friends. The life of your science-lab partner could be an amazing journey no one has taken the time to ask about. Everyone has...

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