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The Fountain Hills varsity swim team competed in the Saturday Night Fever Invitational last weekend. The race was held by the Rio Salado Swim Club, and more Falcon swimmers provisionally qualified for state with their results.

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Olivia Long slept well last Thursday night after not getting a wink of sleep on Monday, Oct. 11. The head volleyball coach at Fountain Hills High School said her varsity team had a “come to Jesus moment” after the first of three games during fall break, and there was a big change in the team…

There was a different feeling for the Falcons heading into their Friday night matchup with Scottsdale Christian Academy last week. The coaches could feel their players’ confidence on the rise, and they pushed them to win for the first time since week two.

The Fountain Hills High School cross country team is in mid-season form with four more meets and three weeks until sectionals. Last week, the Falcons competed in a three-team meet and the 18th annual O’Connor Invitational last Saturday, Oct. 9.

The Fountain Hills High School varsity volleyball team had two region losses to tough teams last week. On Tuesday, Oct. 5, the Falcons lost 3-0 to Northwest Christian, and then lost 3-0 to Valley Christian on Friday, Oct. 8.

The varsity Falcon swim team competed against Tempe Prep and BASIS Phoenix last Thursday, Oct. 7. Both Fountain Hill men’s and women’s teams came in second place.

The bottom-line result was the same for the Fountain Hills High School football team last Friday night, but they looked better than previous weeks. The Falcons had scored 18 total points their previous three games, but they scored 31 in a road loss to Apache Junction.

The Fountain Hills High School cross country team had a race in town for the second time this season last Wednesday, Sept. 29. Every Falcon runner that finished the course at the middle school set a new personal record on the 3.1-mile trail, and three Falcons medaled in the dual meet against…

The Fountain Hills High School volleyball team got a 3-0 win last Wednesday, Sept. 29, over region opponent Bourgade Catholic. The Falcons improved to 3-8 on the season and earned some much-needed confidence before a tough road schedule.

The Fountain Hills High School football team had a tough task last Friday, Aug. 24, against 3A region opponent American Leadership Academy – Gilbert North. The Falcons fell 42-7 to the undefeated Eagles on homecoming night.

The Fountain Hills High School swim team swam fast at the TYR Classic Invitational meet last Saturday, Sept. 25. Five Falcons swam provisional qualifying times for the state meet in November, and two students qualified individually.

The varsity high school volleyball team got an important win last Thursday, Sept. 23, over Payson High School in four sets. The Falcons played at home for the first time this season, and the energy was pulsing for senior night in Fountain Hills.

The Fountain Hills High School cross country team competed in the Desert Twilight race last Friday night, Sept. 24. The Desert Twilight race is a unique evening race where runners compete under the stars and have a few artificial lights along the 3.1-mile course.

Eagle Mountain Golf Club recently completed a four-month golf course renovation and enhancement project. The project, which began in mid-May, focused on enhancing agronomic conditions and bunker playability at the 25-year-old property.

If you try to get in touch with the new Fountain Hills High School athletic director, you’d probably think she responded very fast. That’s because Evelyn Wynn has learned the ability to send an email and talk on the phone at the same time, and she knows it helps to be overly organized in her…

It wasn’t very pretty, but it was a closer game than the score showed. Injuries derailed a must-win game for the Falcons, and for the second year in a row, the Payson Longhorns take home the Battle of the Beeline trophy after defeating the Fountain Hills High School varsity football team 31-…

The Fountain Hills varsity swim team competed well last weekend. Four students set a new school record, and according to head coach Patti Schultz, every swimmer set a new personal record.

The Fountain Hills High School varsity volleyball team has not had a home game yet. The team was quarantined on the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 8, the day the Falcons were going to host Eastmark and celebrate senior night.

The Falcon cross country team and a flock of volunteers hosted a huge meet this past weekend. Fountain Hills welcomed nearly 2,000 students from 85 registered schools on the morning of Sept. 11.

The Fountain Hills High School football team fell 46-6 to Snowflake high school, the reigning 3A state champions last Friday night. The Falcons have a short week and hope to bounce back when they host Payson on a special night this Thursday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m.

The high school volleyball team had a packed opening week of play, with two regular matches on the road and a two-day tournament boasting six additional competitions. The local ladies lost both of the regular matches and went 1-5 in tournament play.

Fountain Hills High School won big in its first home football game of the season, besting San Tan Foothills by a final score of 45-13 Friday evening, Sept. 3. The atmosphere of the crowd was electric, and something that seniors had not seen before.

The high school football squad began the 2021 season on a high note, besting Arizona Leadership Academy Ironwood (ALAI) on the road by a score of 35-12 on Friday, Aug. 27.

Head to Fountain Park at sunrise and you’re likely to spot a flock of Falcons. The boys and girls of the Fountain Hills High School cross country team have been preparing for the season in the wee hours of the morning, getting in full workouts before most of their peers have even crawled out…

Fountain Hills is the rare town where you get to see a Falcon in the water. But that typically only happens during swim season.

The Falcon volleyball squad returns to the court next Tuesday, Aug. 31, with an away game against Arizona College Prep at 6 p.m. Play continues on the road that Thursday, Sept. 2, with a 6:30 p.m. showdown against Payson. Making for a busy first week, that Friday and Saturday, Sept. 3-4, the…

The Fountain Hills High School football season is set to kick off this Friday, Aug. 27, with a season opener on the road at 7 p.m. against the American Leadership Academy Ironwood Warriors.

The Fountain Hills High School baseball season came to a close in the state tournament semifinals, with the Falcons falling behind Odyssey Institute by a final score of 6-5.

The 2021 season came to a close in the second round of the state tournament for the high school beach volleyball team, with the Lady Falcons besting Trivium Prep 4-1 on May 3 before falling to Chandler Prep on May 5 by a final score of 5-0.

The Fountain Hills High School track season is winding down, with the local squad recently taking part in its final regular meet of the season.

The high school softball team ended the season on a high note, winning two games last week by wide margins. The Lady Falcons bested Gilbert Christian 20-4 on May 3 before topping AZ College Prep 14-1 on May 5.

The Falcons baseball team won its opening match-up in the state tournament, besting the Gilbert Christian Knights by a score of 10-3 on May 8. Play resumed Tuesday, May 11, with a game against the Yuma Catholic Shamrocks hosted out of Goodyear Ballpark. Results of that game were unavailable …

The tennis season has drawn to a close with Falcon seniors Penny Enterline and Andre Urda competing in the state tournament.

The Falcon golf team ended the regular season on a strong note, taking first place at an event hosted out of Camelback Golf Club on April 27, besting teams from Horizon Honors and Phoenix Country Day School.

The Falcon baseball team ended the regular season with two solid performances, besting Camp Verde 3-1 on the road April 27 before toppling the same team 10-0 on April 30 in front of the hometown crowd. That puts the Falcons at 10-6 in conference play, 7-3 in the region, good enough for #2 se…

Last week saw the Lady Falcons play just about every type of softball game imaginable, dropping an extremely close showdown against Camp Verde on April 27 before taking some licks from Payson on April 28, only to turn around and earn a big victory against Camp Verde on April 30.

The Fountain Hills High School beach volleyball team managed to keep a perfect regular season record after adding two more wins to the tally last week, going 3-2 against both Northwest Christian and Saguaro to move to a showing of 13-0 and earn the section title.

The Falcon track squad is heading toward the season’s finish line, with athletes hoping to record some state-qualifying times and distances before the regular season draws to a close.

The high school tennis squad has wrapped the regular season, with a pair of Falcons set to play in the state tournament.

With the 2021 golf season drawing to a close, the Falcons have qualified for the state tournament. That event will be hosted out of Tucson on May 10-11.

The high school softball squad lost a pair of games last week, both against the team from Bourgade Catholic.

The Falcons took on North Pointe Prep and Notre Dame Prep last week, adding two more wins to the beach volleyball squad’s season total. That puts the local ladies at 11-0 on the season, with two more matches left in regular play.

It was a 2-1 week for the high school baseball team, which lost a narrow battle against Chino Valley on April 21, sandwiched between decisive victories against Bourgade Catholic on April 20 and April 23.

The Falcon golf squad had a successful tournament last week, taking second place out of 10 teams at the 27-hole White Mountain Invitational. The only team to top the Falcons was Valley Christian.

The Falcon tennis squad played a couple of home matches this past week, including a showdown against Lincoln Prep on April 14 and another against Cicero Prep on April 15.

It was a big week for the high school baseball team, with the Falcons besting Payson on April 12 before dominating Page in both rounds of a doubleheader over the weekend.

The Falcon beach volleyball squad added another two wins to its undefeated season total, besting teams from Sequoia Pathway (5-0) and Gilbert Christian (3-2) to move to 9-0 on the season.