AIA’s David Hines, Casteel’s Gunner Cruz, Pinnacle’s Dana Zupke

Each Wednesday, Haley Stesiak and Jordan Hamm preview the upcoming high school football week. From the biggest games and storylines to hearing from the top leaders and voices in the prep football, the #FridayNight360AZ Preview Show will get you ready for Friday nights.


Haley and Jordan talk about what they’re most excited for in the 2018 season. They also preview Hamilton – Chaparral, Horizon – Marana and Brophy – Liberty.


AIA Executive Director David Hines

David Hines joins the show to discuss the biggest storylines for the football season from an administrative perspective from re-alignment to year-round practices. How can the high school athletics landscape continue to improve for students?

Casteel Quarterback Gunner Cruz

Gunner Cruz of the defending 3A state champion Casteel Colts shares the busy offseason from making the jump to 5A and how Bobby Newcombe has helped him grow as a quarterback. Haley and Jordan also preview the Casteel – Centennial matchup.

Pinnacle Head Coach Dana Zupke

The Pioneers head coach shares how Spencer Rattler continues to push himself as he enters his fourth year on the varsity level. He also breaks down the young but talented offensive line and how to navigate a tough 6A schedule.

Teams/Players Mentioned: 

Marana, Trenton Bourget, Jordan Morgan, TJ Cephers, Horizon, Nash Giffin, Cole Johnson, Jack Miller, Chaparral, Devon Crawford, Tommy Christakos, Brent Barnes, Darvon Hubbard, Ryan Puskas, Braxten Croteau, Liberty, Brophy, Jon Kitna, Casteel, Khyheem Waleed, Gunner Cruz, Spencer Stowers, Bobby Newcombe, Brandt Goodwin, Zach Nelson, Jamie Lewis, Cameron Brown, Centennial, Jaydin Young, Kieran Clark, Tywee Walker, Pinnacle, Spencer Rattler, Matthew Goodlow, Kaleb Covington,  Perry, D’Shayne James, Chubba Purdy, Colby Dickie, Tosh Baker, Adnan O’Day, Matt Mickelson, Adam Verbalaitis, Preston Jones