Scottsdale juniors heating up

Last year as sophomores, quarterback Kyle Allen and wide receiver Mark Andrews from Desert Mountain proved to be one of the state’s top pass-catch threats by year’s end. In total, Allen threw for 2,547 yards and 25 touchdowns.

Start of a new era of Chaparral football

Back in 2007 Charlie Ragle took over a Chaparral football program that had seen great success under the direction of Ron Esterbrook. Fast forward to 2012 and under Ragle, the Firbirds are coming off three consecutive state championships.