Nov. 10 run benefits Apache Junction High School girls soccer teams

Join Apache Junction Parks and Recreation and Apache Junction High School athletics for a running/walking event Nov. 10. The run will benefit the AJHS girls soccer teams and gives walkers and runners a choice of distances from approximately 2 miles to 4 miles in length. “All events benefit a local AJHS athletic sports team and […]

Prospector pride: Apache Junction football makes stark improvements under Vance Miller

Evolution has come quick for the Apache Junction High School football team. It wasn’t that long ago that many considered the Prospectors to be an easy game on their schedule, but it appears that’s no longer the case. AJHS recently secured a 4A Black Canyon Region title, a back-to-back accomplishment, and hasn’t lost a region […]

Lost Dutchman Days Queen Isaac completes ’50 Pink Horse Breast Cancer Challenge’

Ashley Isaac, 2018 Lost Dutchman Days queen, accepted the “50 Pink Horse Breast Cancer Challenge” and on Oct. 21 rode as many horses as she could at the Apache Junction Rodeo Grounds, 1590 E. Lost Dutchman Blvd. “This is a challenge that rodeo queens from all over the country are participating in,” Heidi Erickson, Lost […]

Fall pickleball leagues offered in Apache Junction

The city of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is offering its annual fall adult pickleball leagues. Deadline to register a doubles team is Monday, Oct. 15, or until full, according to a release. Leagues are doubles play and separated by self-rated skill levels. Since leagues are based on players’ skill levels it doesn’t matter […]

Adult golf league offered by Apache Junction parks and rec

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Golf League is the perfect excuse to head to the course for 13 weeks of golf  – 12 weeks of league play plus a one-week tournament. The golf league is available for men and women, and scoring will help to establish the handicap each player will use to score […]

Youth football to begin in Apache Junction

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is offering youth flag football leagues this fall for boys and girls. There are two leagues available (ages 6-8 and 8-11). The latter two play on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturdays at Prospector Park, 3015 N. Idaho Road. The city is also offering the Parent/Tot Football program […]

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation to host co-ed softball leagues

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is offering adult co-ed softball leagues this fall at Prospector Park, 3015 N. Idaho Road. League games will play Tuesday nights starting Nov. 6. Leagues are double header format (minimum 12 game guarantee) with a single elimination tournament for all teams. League runs approximately eight weeks, according to […]

Apache Junction football gears up for season with scrimmage

The Apache Junction High School football team was in Scottsdale Thursday, Aug. 9 for a scrimmage against Desert Mountain High School in preparation for both team’s season opener. While many high schools made switches because of the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s recent realignment through 2020, the Prospectors stayed in the 4A Black Canyon region. The region […]

Apache Junction to offer youth baseball leagues, program

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is offering several youth baseball options for young children under 8 years old, offering two leagues — tee ball and coach pitch — as well as a Parent/Tot program. The tee ball league is for boys and girls ages 4-5 and the coach pitch league is available for […]

Pool hours changing at Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center

With the new Apache Junction Unified School District schedule and classes starting July 24, there will be changes to the open-swim hours at the Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center. While students are in school, the pool at the aquatic center, 1091 W. Southern Ave., has modified hours and will be open 3-6 p.m. July 24-27 and July […]