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High school football player spotlight: Window Rock's Shamon Salway

June 9, 2017 by

AZCentral.comThis is a weekly look at a high school football player who may be flying under the radar now but could emerge during the 2017 season as a surprise breakout performer. Richard Obert will continue to add to this list. Check back for updates.

Family Success Driving Horizon's Hess

April 18, 2017 by Sports360AZ (press release) (blog)

Sports360AZ (press release) (blog)Horizon High School senior Jake Hess is a big guy from a big family. Standing nearly 6-feet-10, the three-sport athlete grew up watching his siblings compete for the Huskies. Older sisters Jennifer, Melissa and Nikki all went on to play college volleyball.

QB Dalton Sneed rewards faith from UNLV coaching staff

October 5, 2016 by Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalSneed had much more trouble attracting the attention of college recruiters coming out of Horizon High School in Scottsdale, Arizona. Despite setting several Arizona high school records, including career touchdown passes (87) and career passing yards ...

QB Dalton Sneed silent, but coaches, players expect loud UNLV debut

September 30, 2016 by Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalDalton's a rock,” said Heavner, who coached Sneed in his final two seasons at Horizon High School in Scottsdale, Arizona, and was a two-year starting quarterback for the University of Arizona. “He's one of the guys that when the pressure builds, he ...

Former Arizona basketball star calls himself an 'Islamist jihadist'

September 22, 2016 by AZFamily

AZFamilyChris Craig, who was a star on the court at Scottsdale's Horizon High School, then went on to be one of the youngest college basketball coaches ever, is now in jail after allegedly threatening to blow up a Utah school. One of his former college coaches ...

Horizon football off to a hot start this season

September 3, 2016 by AZFamily

AZFamilyNew head coach Ty Wisdom is making an immediate impact. This week, the Arizona Cardinals took notice, naming him Coach of the Week. The Cardinals presented Coach Wisdom and the Horizon High School football team on Friday, September 2 at 11:45 ...

Friends, family hold memorial for Horizon HS grad killed in crash

June 28, 2016 by

12news.comSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Joe Smith's friends and family came together to celebrate his life Monday morning. The recent Horizon High School graduate was killed in a crash on Interstate 10 earlier this month. Signs and flowers have been hanging up outside of ...

Horizon baseball team mourns friend killed in crash; 3 others hurt

June 23, 2016 by

12news.comSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Horizon High School baseball players are praying for the family of a former classmate who was killed in a terrible accident on Interstate 10 and for three others who are recovering. Varsity player John Partin said the school ...

Horizon High grad killed, 3 friends hospitalized after I-10 crash

June 21, 2016 by"Just a hard worker, a fantastic friend [and] person," she said. The other three-- including her boyfriend--remain hospitalized, after undergoing multiple surgeries. "We're lucky that they made it out," Lippman said. Outside Horizon High School, there ...

Friends from Phoenix Horizon High meet tragedy on post-graduation road trip

June 20, 2016 by

azcentral.comFour teens who had traveled to California on a post-graduation road trip to see Major League Baseball met with tragedy shortly after crossing back into Arizona. Joseph Smith, 18, one of the recent Phoenix Horizon High School graduates, was killed and ...

Dream vacation turns tragic for recent Horizon High School grads

June 20, 2016 by AZFamily

AZFamilyOn Monday, friends and fellow students set up a memorial outside Horizon High School in Scottsdale to honor Smith, who was supposed to start college at the University of Nebraska this fall. Classmates called Smith a "stand-up guy" who loved hockey, ...

Scottsdale native promoted to US Coast Guard Captain

December 21, 2015 by Scottsdale Independent

Scottsdale IndependentArizona native and Scottsdale graduate, Commander Russ Bowen, was recently selected for promotion to Captain, United States Coast Guard. Commander Bowen is a graduate of Horizon High School in Scottsdale. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree ...

Horizon High School presents 'Broadway Under the Stars'

October 13, 2015 by AZFamily

AZFamilyThe Valley will be getting a taste of Broadway this weekend, as Horizon High School in Scottsdale presents its annual "Broadway Under the Stars" event. This year's production from Horizon's award-winning Choral Department is titled "Show Stoppers.".

Scottsdale Swimmer Drew Eisen Signs With Iowa

April 21, 2015 by Swimming World Magazine

Swimming World MagazineAgon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on For more information about Agon, visit their website Drew Eisen, a senior at Horizon High School in Scottsdale ...

2015 NHSI: Loyalsock Wins Its First Game Of The Year

March 25, 2015 by Baseball America

Baseball AmericaIn addition, they were facing perennial Arizona powerhouse Horizon High of Scottsdale. So of course the Lancers came out and scored ... For Eck, it was about representing Pennsylvania and putting his school on the map. “We knew coming in that this was ...

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