Sixth annual John Morris Classic May 26-27 at Arizona Speedway

The sixth annual John Morris Classic featuring Late Models, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Mods, Pure Stocks and Robert Horne Ford Bombers is May 26-27 at Arizona Speedway. It is at 48700 N. Ironwood Drive south of Apache Junction, within ET Motopark, 5 miles south of U.S. Highway 60. “SWDRA Late Models headline along with IMCA […]

Patrick Peterson Celebrity Golf Tournament held at Superstition Mountain Golf Club

On Saturday, May 12, golfers enjoyed the beautiful weather combined with the incredible views as they raised money for “Patrick Peterson’s Foundation for Success” at the Superstition Mountain Golf Club in Gold Canyon.  No. 21 Patrick Peterson, one of the NFL’s highest-profile stars, has used his status to give back to the community through his foundation and various charitable contributions.  In 2012, he […]

Cactus beats Apache Junction, 14-3; Prospectors next play Mohave in state tourney

The Apache Junction softball team will have another chance to extend its dream season after running into a buzzsaw Thursday afternoon. No. 2 seed Apache Junction (25-7) plays No. 6 Mohave (21-12) in a 4A softball elimination game Tuesday at Rose Mofford Sports Complex. Apache Junction played No. 7 Casa Grande (25-10) May 1 in […]

Challenger Sports to host British Soccer Camps in Apache Junction

With a camp curriculum developed from the country that invented the sport, and with a team of coaches who grew up passionate about soccer, Challenger Sports is bringing young players throughout the U.S. and Canada, an up close and personal opportunity to experience soccer. Challenger is hosting a week-long “British Soccer Camps” in Apache Junction, […]

Kids to Parks Day proclaimed for May 19

Apache Junction Mayor Jeff Serdy has proclaimed May 19 as Kids to Parks Day. The proclamation asks residents to take children to a neighborhood, state or national park on May 19, the eighth Kids to Parks Day organized and launched by the National Park Trust. “Kids to Parks Day empowers kids and encourages families to […]

Apache Junction High School softball team beats Casa Grande, advances in state tourney

After nearly 13 innings, almost three hours and numerous jams, Apache Junction coach Ed Matlosz figured it was now or never. And with Mikayla Gilgert pitching out of trouble in four of the final five innings, and a little help from the rulebook, the Prospector softball team advances in the state tournament. Cori Haro singled […]

Republic Services Superstition Open Golf Tournament May 12

The Republic Services Superstition Open Golf Tournament presented by the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce is May 12 at the Superstition Springs Golf Club, 6542 E. Baseline Road in east Mesa. Robinson Golf Car Supply will be donating a new golf cart and Robert Horne Ford will be donating a new Mustang to the winner of […]

Apache Junction soccer players can learn British soccer skills

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department has teamed up with Challenger Sports to bring the popular soccer camp to Prospector Park, 3015 N. Idaho Road, on June 4-8. With programs for ages 4-11, local players have an opportunity to share a fun, positive and educational camp experience centered around a daily regimen of foot skills, moves, […]

Golf tournament benefits Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce scholarship program

The Republic Services Superstition Open Golf Tournament presented by the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce will tee off Saturday, May 12, at the Superstition Springs Golf Club in east Mesa. “At the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce, we focus on creating a community that is vibrant and economically prosperous – not just by supporting local […]

Lifeguard training, karate, other classes in Apache Junction

Recreation classes offered by the Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department include the following: Junior Guard Training: The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department’s junior lifeguard class for ages 11-15 is designed to teach basic rescue techniques, assist in enforcement of pool rules and regulations during open swim, aquatic facility operations, and help assist in […]