Volleyball comes out swinging vs La Joya

Volleyball comes out swinging vs La Joya

October 19, 2013 • Carlos Bautista, Staff Writer  
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Kofa High School took a win against La Joya Community during their varsity volleyball game on Tuesday October 15th.  They were lead by their top performers of the night, Jasmine Ortiz, Taylor Leonard and Sally Gastelo.  Not having seen La Joya play any games yet, the Kings were unsure what to expect... Read more »

Kings look to turn the tide in second half of season

Kings look to turn the tide in second half of season

October 1, 2013 • Carlos Bautista, Staff Writer  
Filed under Fall Sports, Game Notes, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

  Many uncertainties surrounded this year’s Kofa football team heading into this season. With five games under their belt, some of those questions are starting to be answered. For example many wondered how the team would perform after a few seasons of struggles and after John Blabe was hired as... Read more »

Division I schools will compete at Division II level

Division I schools will compete at Division II level

May 1, 2013 • Mateo Rosales, Staff Writer  
Filed under Sports

At the start of the 2013-2014 school year, all three Division I Yuma Union High School District schools will have their teams compete at the Division II level. Since Yuma High and Gila Ridge compete at the Division II level, Kofa, Cibola, and San Luis will be expected to join them. According to the YumaSun.com,... Read more »

Kofa introduced to Water Polo

Kofa introduced to Water Polo

May 1, 2013 • Aimee Garcia, Staff Writer  
Filed under Sports

District high schools are being introduced to a new water sport, water polo. On Mondays and Thursdays at the Valley Aquatic Center, Mr. VanVoorst and Mrs. Durham are teaching the rules, regulations and, positions of the sport. The pool is located near Cibola High School at 4381 W. 18th St. At 6:30 practice... Read more »

NFL owners agree on rule changes

NFL owners agree on rule changes

April 11, 2013 • Mateo Rosales, Staff Writer  
Filed under Sports

The most controversial rule proposal was passed during the The NFL Annual Meeting which was held on Tuesday, March 20th, 2013. Offensive and defensive players are no longer allowed to lower the crowns of their helmet outside of the tackle box. This rule proposal passed by a 31-1 margin, according to... Read more »

Sports med to the rescue

Sports med to the rescue

April 10, 2013 • Aimee Garcia, Staff Writer  
Filed under Sports

In the event of an athlete’s injury during a game waiting along the side lines to aid the athlete are student athletic trainers. With all the action happening on the field during a sporting event, what can really affect an athlete’s ability to perform well happens off the field. These student... Read more »

Month of March: Expect madness

Month of March: Expect madness

March 18, 2013 • Mateo Rosales, Staff Writer  
Filed under Sports

College basketball is not quite over yet, but it is that time of the season where the 2012-2013 season begins to wrap up. March Madness, the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship, will determine the champion of college basketball. Performed mainly in March, the tournament was named March Madness... Read more »

Wiley known athlete

Wiley known athlete

March 8, 2013 • Aimee Garcia, Sports Writer  
Filed under Sports

Adly Wiley is widely known across campus as “the athlete”. Not many athletes contribute to sports all school year long. With the few exceptions that do, they are classified by teachers and coaches as hardworking and dedicated to Kofa athletics.  Since Freshmen year Adly has been involved with sports.... Read more »

Wrestling booted out of 2020 Games

Wrestling booted out of 2020 Games

February 27, 2013 • Mateo Rosales, Staff Writer  
Filed under Sports

Being tossed out of the 2020 Summer Olympics may have been the greatest upset for the sport of wrestling. The International Olympic Committee(IOC) announced that wrestling will be dropped from the 2020 Olympics. Rather than retaining modern pentathlon, the IOC executive board decided to remove wrestling... Read more »

Cheering their way to the top

Cheering their way to the top

February 19, 2013 • Aimee Garcia, Staff Writer  
Filed under Sports

Kofa’s cheerleaders are returning to the mat once again for the annual AA Cheer & Pom Competition. In the state competition of 2011, Kofa’s cheerleading team placed third in the 5A Varsity Show Cheer division, at the AA State Cheer & Pom Competition on Saturday, March 5th. Elisabeth English,... Read more »

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