Core 5 Flag Football: Anthem couple grow new area youth sports league

Core 5 Flag Football Anthem couple grow new area youth sports league. By Sondra Barr In the less than a year that Anthem’s Joey and Ruth Longo launched Core 5 Flag Football, they’ve seen interest in their youth program flourish. Core 5’s first season, which recently wrapped up, had 97 youth participants playing on 11 teams. As the second season ramps up, the couple expect to see that number increase. “Our f ...

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85086 Magazine’s high school reporter Max Calderone heads off to college

Goodbye 85086 Magazine’s high school reporter Max Calderone heads off to college. By Max Calderone Photo by Jen Calderone It’s truly been the most incredible calendar year of my life. I’ve made so many unforgettable memories throughout my senior year at Boulder Creek High School. It’s gratifying to reflect on the accolades I have been honored with and the special events that I’m lucky to have been a part of ...

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The practice never stops for the hardest-working athletes at Boulder Creek High School

Off-Season The practice never stops for the hardest-working athletes at Boulder Creek High School. By Max Calderone Despite popular belief, summer is a busy time for athletes. No, it’s not all just swimming pools and vacations—it’s actually more time spent in the gym or the weight room for the most dedicated sports stars in our community. Though many players have their own individualized workout regiment, B ...

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Local high school senior Max Calderone on why sports matter

The Importance of Sports Local high school senior Max Calderone on why sports matter. It has been said that sports don’t build character but I find that they certainly do, and reveal it as well. There is an abundance of benefits that can be attributed to participation in youth sports. Not only do athletics provide a healthier standard of living in the physical aspect but they can improve the psychological s ...

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Boulder Creek High School’s athletic teams brought the heat this school year

Sports Roundup Boulder Creek High School’s athletic teams brought the heat this school year By Max Calderone   The 2014–15 school year is coming to a close, and there is no better time to look back and recognize all of the great accomplishments from Boulder Creek High School. This past year was an outstanding one in the department of sports. The Jaguars made significant strides in gaining statewide att ...

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After last year’s dream season, defending state champion BCVB looks to carry the momentum forward.

Eye on Another Title After last year’s dream season, defending state champion BCVB looks to carry the momentum forward. Article By Max Calderone Photos by Shawn Boyce   It doesn’t get any better than being a state champion, and that is exactly what the Boulder Creek Men’s Volleyball team accomplished last season. Head coach Troy Dueling says it was simply “awesome.” After years and years of coming clos ...

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The Boulder Creek High School Baseball Program has high expectations for the varsity team.

Heavy Hitters  The Boulder Creek High School Baseball Program has high expectations for the varsity team. By Max Calderone Photos by Betsey Chavez The Boulder Creek baseball program is highly regarded as one of the more successful sports teams on the high school’s campus. Recently, though, the boys have stumbled away from their winning ways. After being bounced out of the state playoffs in the first round o ...

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Young 85086 athletes get ready to play ball!

High Desert Little League Young 85086 athletes get ready to play ball! By Max Calderone Photos by Max Calderone One of the most interesting sports organizations in the Anthem community is High Desert Little League (HDLL). HDLL in its incarnation as New River Little League began around 1957 and since then has grown to one of the largest in the state. In 2006, HDLL had over 900 kids participating in baseball ...

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The Lady Jags are set for a winning season!

BCHS Girls Soccer The Lady Jags are set for a winning season! By Max Calderone It was a captivating 2013–14 season for the Boulder Creek High School girls’ soccer team. On their way to the semifinals of the state playoffs, the team picked up first- and second-place finishes in early season tournaments in addition to being part of some special moments. Highlights from the season that particularly stood out w ...

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BCHS Cross-Country Team Enjoys Another Successful Season

BCHS Cross-Country Team Enjoys Another Successful Season By Max Calderone Head coach Andrea Williams and the BCHS cross-country program recently completed yet another successful season this autumn. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams not only qualified for the state finals but each also placed in the top 25 at the meet. After a grueling season, which began in the summer with off-season training, the Jaguars are ...

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