MARICOPA — Last week the Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Board heard appeals from schools wanting to switch conferences. Two Pinal County schools were on that list looking to mov…
FLORENCE – Employees of the future electric car battery plant in Queen Creek will learn skills at a new job training center at Central Arizona College’s Superstition Mountain Campus in Apache Junction.
MARICOPA — Last week the Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Board heard appeals from schools wanting to switch conferences. Two Pinal County schools were on that list looking to move down a conference in Maricopa and Desert Sunrise.
CASA GRANDE — To put it simply, the Vista Grande Spartans’ season has been a disaster — with the season just past the halfway mark, the Spartans have struggled to put wins together.
SIGNAL PEAK — Coolidge City Manager Rick Miller expressed serious concerns about proposed state legislation that would scrap taxes on rent and food while impacting city finances.
FLORENCE — The 498-acre Peralta Regional Park, off Peralta Road east of Gold Canyon, will be open on Wednesday, Jan. 11, following a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m., Pinal County Manager Leo Lew told the Board of Supervisors Wednesday.
COOLIDGE — After a little more than a year in his role, Pinal County’s economic and workforce development director, James Smith, has been party to unprecedented job and industrial growth for the region.
CASA GRANDE — Another exciting football season came to an end with many Pinal County athletes closing out their high school careers in spectacular fashion.
APACHE JUNCTION — Superstition Mountain Museum will host an event celebrating Native American culture and art from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 28 and 29.
COOLIDGE — The second year of the Joe Partain Memorial Classic was a success for the host team as the Coolidge boys basketball team finished 6-0.
COOLIDGE — It will be a busy Thanksgiving weekend for the Coolidge boys basketball team and other teams in the Pinal County area that will be competing in the Joe Partain Memorial Classic.
FLORENCE — A majority of the Pinal County Board of Supervisors rejected a suggestion from county staff to install a gate across Peralta Canyon Way in Gold Canyon but directed the Public Works Department to return with suggestions for “traffic calming” measures, perhaps to include speed bumps…
APACHE JUNCTION — After going up 14-0 in the first quarter, the Prospectors had all of the momentum on their side of the field, hoping it would lead them to their first first-round playoff win in over 15 years. However, that momentum would quickly evaporate, as Apache Junction would falter a…
WASHINGTON — A federal court said Thursday that it will take another look at claims that the proposed Resolution Copper mine should be delayed because it sits on land sacred to the Apache and would violate their religious rights.
APACHE JUNCTION — Over the course of the last five seasons, the Apache Junction Prospectors have made it to the 4A state playoffs three times, not including a play-in appearance that was forfeited due to COVID-19.
APACHE JUNCTION — With their postseason appearance all but certain going into their final game of the season, the Apache Junction Prospectors came into their matchup against the Benjamin Franklin Chargers hoping to leave no doubt that they are a team to be afraid of in the playoffs.
PHOENIX — It was a tale of two very different halves for the Apache Junction Prospectors against Phoenix Arcadia Friday night as both teams went in with identical season records.
APACHE JUNCTION — If the 4A Conference were its own country, then the East Sky Region would definitely be considered the Wild West.
SAN TAN VALLEY — Last week, Poston Butte’s run defense was exploited in a disappointing loss. This week, they turned it around to pick up a gutsy 28-14 win over Apache Junction.
SAN TAN VALLEY – Every season when the schedule is released, there are a few games that players’ eyes immediately gravitate towards.
APACHE JUNCTION — Last week, in front of their home fans, the Flagstaff Coconino Panthers were shocked by Poston Butte coming back from being down 21-0.
APACHE JUNCTION — Apache Junction Police Department detectives have arrested 19-year-old Adam Williams as the suspect in the murder of his half-brother, 30-year-old Andrew Williams, on Monday.
MARICOPA — The newest Central Arizona College Governing Board member, Ruth Smith, was sworn in at the Tuesday, Sept. 20, meeting after redistricting and a resignation created a vacancy for District 4.
Since we’re past the halfway point in the season for half of the Pinal County teams, it’s a good time to put out PinalCentral’s first official football rankings of the year.
SAN TAN VALLEY — Football is a game of inches. You will find few better examples of that than Friday night’s game between Apache Junction and Combs.
SAN TAN VALLEY — It is one of the premier matchups on the schedule for Pinal County football — the Battle of Ironwood. This year’s meeting takes place on the south side of Ironwood Road, as Combs prepares to host Apache Junction in the seventh all-time meeting between the schools.
APACHE JUNCTION — It took a few series for the Apache Junction Prospectors to find their groove in an all-Pinal County match up. Then, a three-headed monster was unleashed on visiting San Tan Foothills, as they stormed their way to a 56-0 shutout over the Sabercats.
APACHE JUNCTION — In the preseason, Apache Junction head coach Bruce Binkley said he believed his defense would be massively improved compared to last year.
APACHE JUNCTION — Although finishing with an impressive 7-2 record last year, the Apache Junction Prospectors’ season ended in disappointment after a 55-32 first-round playoff loss to Kingman Lee Williams.
FLORENCE — Pinal County officials are responding to at least three different legal issues stemming from the Aug. 2 primary election, the Board of Supervisors was told Wednesday.
It’s finally August and that can only mean one thing — football season is just around the corner. Here in Pinal County all teams have started some form of practice or conditioning as the start of the season will be divided up with smaller schools starting on Aug. 19 while 4A-6A schools kick …
CASA GRANDE — With results trickling in for justice of the peace in Precinct 6, which includes Apache Junction, Kelly Gremmel took a sizable lead over her opponent, Steve Kridler, in the Republican primary.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County school superintendent may have to appoint the majority of some school boards in three county districts because no one has filed to run for seats in those districts.
GOLD CANYON — Two people attempting to elude law enforcement led police on a short pursuit in Gold Canyon that ended with them crashing their vehicle and fleeing on foot.