Tom Ward: Award Winning Head Coach

Krysyan Edler, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2017

Filed under School News, School Sports

Ward Named Coach of the Week First year varsity football head coach Tom Ward was named Coach of the Week by the Arizona Cardinals. Verrado (3-1) upset reigning state champion Williams Field (3-1) in a 19-9 victory Friday night. The Vipers hand...

Verrado’s Maverick Gamez Receives State Honor

Krysyan Edler, VHS Editor

May 9, 2017

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The Verrado QB is the State’s Student Scholar of the Year Verrado senior Maverick Gamez will be awarded the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s Male Scholar Athlete of the Year on May 15 at the University of Phoenix Stadi...

Freshmen Play an Integral Role in Verrado Baseball’s Playoff Run

Griffin Fabits, VHS Editor

May 8, 2017

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BUCKEYE-- Stop me if you have heard this before: the Verrado Vipers baseball team cruised through the regular season, reaching the state tournament yet again. It has been a common theme, a trend even, for one of the most successful programs ...

Reds Triumph Over Indians in St. Patrick’s Day Rivalry Game

Krysyan Edler, VHS Editor

March 21, 2017

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Cincinnati’s bench pulled off a win with a strong 5th inning GOODYEAR - March 17, 2017: The Cleveland Indians fell to the Cincinnati Reds as the Indians were held to only three runs in a 7-3 spring training loss to the R...

Acton Prepares for GCU in Final Season at Verrado

Griffin Fabits, VHS Editor

February 17, 2017

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BUCKEYE-- She knew it in eighth grade. All it took was a hard hit ball, a sprawling dive to her left, and a bullet throw to first base that would ultimately impress Grand Canyon University softball head coach Ann Pierson. The ...

Boys’ Tennis Looks to Build off of Breakout Season

Griffin Fabits, VHS Editor

February 14, 2017

Filed under School Sports

After an impressive 14-1 campaign last season that saw an appearance in the second round of the team state tournament, the Verrado boys’ tennis team is hungry for more this year. Despite some key departures starting with h...

Sliding into Verrado Softball Season 2017

Kyra Taylor, VHS Writer

February 10, 2017

Filed under School Sports

As February rolls around and kicks Spring into gear, students can stop waiting for ball games, throw on their caps, grab some sunflower seeds, and bask in the sun at a Verrado High School softball game. This seasons tryo...

Boys’ Soccer Pushes For The Playoffs

Blake Young, VHS Writer

January 25, 2017

Filed under School Sports

The Verrado boys soccer team has been struggling for most of the year, but they have found recent success that might help them turn around the season. The team can make the playoffs if they win the next three games played...

Verrado Boys’ Soccer Aims to End Two-Year Playoff Drought

Griffin Fabits, Editor

December 13, 2016

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The boys soccer at program at Verrado High School became well-known in the Winter of 2010, when they made school history by appearing in the state championship game. Sure, it was a 4-1 loss against the Notre Dame Prep Saints, but ...

Verrado Wrestling Gets off to Hot Start

Nick Andrus, VHS Writer

December 13, 2016

Filed under School Sports

Viper Wrestlers Progress Towards State After Great Season Start Verrado Vipers wrestling team took home multiple medals during last Saturday's varsity tournament at Camp Verde High School, as the season looks bright for several wrestlers. Heading into his fourth ...

Lady Vipers Basketball Suffers Tough Loss

Gabi Chambers, VHS Writer

December 13, 2016

Filed under School Sports

BUCKEYE - On Tuesday, December 6, the Verrado Varsity Girls Basketball team played a hard fought game against the Campo Verde Coyotes at home. The game was intense but in the end, the Lady Vipers could not get the extra po...

Girls’ Basketball Begins New Season With Big Goals

Krysyan Edler, VHS Writer

December 5, 2016

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Lady Vipers Have Championship Hopes After Last Season’s Playoff Run The Lady Vipers began the 2016-2017 season November 25 in the Scorpion Shootout Tournament and finished the tournament  2-2. They trampled Williams Field with...