News archive from 31 December 2016

Mountain Pointe's Isaiah Pola-Mao not expected to announce his college during Under Armour game

Mountain Pointe's Isaiah Pola-Mao not expected to announce his college during Under Armour game

Phoenix Mountain Pointe senior safety Isaiah Pola-Mao won't be playing in Sunday's Under Armour All-America Game in Florida because he is nursing an injured shoulder suffered in the 6A state championship game in late November. But the three-time...

AZCentral, 19:07 in Sport
 

1 child, 4 adults injured in Baldwin County wreck

Authorities said five people were injured, including a child, in a two-vehicle wreck in Baldwin County on Friday. Foley Fire Chief Joey Darby said the accident happened at the intersection of U.S. 98 and County Road 65 at 3:03 p.m. He said two...

 
Vandals turn Chandler menorah into swastika

Vandals turn Chandler menorah into swastika

Naomi Ellis' husband had already texted, preparing her for what she would see when she went outside. But even with a warning, she was "shocked and disgusted" by what she saw: Their homemade menorah, which they placed on their front lawn,...

 
Boivin: The numbers that really tell Fiesta Bowl story

Boivin: The numbers that really tell Fiesta Bowl story

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST FIESTA BOWL VIDEOSWorkers prepare for the 2016 Fiesta Bowl parade in Phoenix | 1:00Workers set up bleachers for the Fiesta Bowl parade on Central Ave and Camelback Road in Phoenix. Ohio State University will...

AZCentral, 19:30 in Sport
 
SKorea shuts website mapping women of childbearing age

SKorea shuts website mapping women of childbearing age

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's government closed its website that drew fury for showing the number of women in childbearing age by each city district and region. The Ministry of the Interior's website featuring the pink birth map remained...

Chron, 20:04 in Health
 
GCU basketball keeps winning with reduced bench

GCU basketball keeps winning with reduced bench

His bench has been reduced to two players. But Grand Canyon coach Dan Majerle has been able to get the most out of his remaining healthy players as the team plays at UC Riverside on Saturday before Western Athletic Conference play begins at home on...

AZCentral, 20:12 in Sport
 
Arizona Coyotes' penalty-kill prowess fades during homestand

Arizona Coyotes' penalty-kill prowess fades during homestand

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST ARIZONA COYOTES VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSSarah McLellan's plus-minus against the Rangers | 0:57Coyotes insider Sarah McLellan looks at the plus and minus in the 6-3 loss to the Rangers. SkipxEmbed xShare...

AZCentral, 20:25 in Sport
 

Nor'easter buries Maine in 2 feet of snow, leaves 100,000 without power

PORTLAND, Maine -- The most powerful nor'easter in nearly two years brought heavy snow, powerful winds and even thunder and lightning to northern New England, leaving tens of thousands of people in the dark Friday and burying some towns under 2 feet...

 

Nor'easter buries Maine in 2 feet of snow, leaves 100,000 without power

PORTLAND, Maine -- The most powerful nor'easter in nearly two years brought heavy snow, powerful winds and even thunder and lightning to northern New England, leaving tens of thousands of people in the dark Friday and burying some towns under 2 feet...

 

60 injured in crowd crush at Australian music festival

MELBOURNE, Australia –  Sixty people were injured at an Australian music festival in the crush of a crowd trying to leave a performance, police said Saturday. None of the injuries at the Falls Music and Arts Festival in Victoria state were...

 
Air Force rolls to rout of South Alabama in Arizona Bowl

Air Force rolls to rout of South Alabama in Arizona Bowl

TUCSON, Ariz. - Arion Worthman threw for 207 yards to balance out Air Force’s run-heavy offense, Jacobi Owens scored two touchdowns and the Falcons overcame a sluggish start to beat South Alabama 45-21 in Arizona Bowl on Friday. Air Force (10-3)...

AZCentral, 21:23 in Sport
 
Deer Valley hoops loads up, ready to make 5A run after winning Cactus Jam

Deer Valley hoops loads up, ready to make 5A run after winning Cactus Jam

One of the best Christmas presents Glendale Deer Valley coach Jed Dunn received was the eligibility of 6-foot-5 sophomore Brandon Savage and 6-3 sophomore Ethan Cashion. After transferring schools and having to sit out the first half of the basketball...

AZCentral, 21:23 in Sport
 
No. 13 Stanford women edge No. 18 ASU in Pac-12 opener

No. 13 Stanford women edge No. 18 ASU in Pac-12 opener

Even though a basketball game never comes down to a single play, sometimes it feels that way. For No. 18 Arizona State women's basketball, the decisive moment Friday against No. 13 Stanford came with 19.2 seconds when center Quinn Dornstauder fouled...

AZCentral, 21:57 in Sport
 

Athens man dies in Limestone County wreck

An Athens man died Friday afternoon when he lost control of his vehicle in Limestone County, WHNT News 19 reported. Michael Stephenson, 45, was driving on U.S. 72 near Zehner Road when his car left the road, struck a telephone pole and over at 2:35...

 
4 injured in Interstate 17 crash

4 injured in Interstate 17 crash

Four people were injured in a crash on Interstate 17 on Friday evening, Phoenix fire officials said. The crash occurred in the freeway's southbound lanes at Deer Valley Road, said Phoenix Fire Capt. Rob McDade. Two of the victims' injuries were...

 

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