Traditions strong at Mesa High School

“Carry On” is the motto that screams through the halls of Mesa High School, 1630 E. Southern Ave. Its heart-felt origin goes back 85 years and keeps the school loud and proud through its best times and its worst. The year was 1932 and football star Zedo Ishikawa was preparing for the first game of […]

Sports programs at Mesa High host fundraisers

Cookie dough, candy bars and “free-throw-a-thons.” These are some of the ways Mesa High raises money for its athletic programs. “We do a lot of different things,” said Scot Schmidt, athletic director at Mesa High. “Overall, we have many different ways of raising money. I mean, we sell T-shirts, jackets, cookie dough and license plates. […]

Mesa Jackrabbits look to turn season around

Optimistic and frustrating – that’s how players describe the Mesa High softball season. The Jackrabbits are 1-8 and the team is last in its division. The season has been a let down, but players seem to be optimistic. “It has been very frustrating,” said junior first baseman Brianna Vasquez. “I personally try not to pay […]

Mesa High School softball team falls to Buena Colts, 10-8

The Mesa High softball team erupted for seven runs in a single inning, but it wasn’t enough to hold the Buena Colts in the 10-8 loss early Saturday morning. The bottom of the second inning proved fatal. Junior pitcher Savanna Martinez was on top of the mound in the chilly 39-degree weather. Her eyes zoomed […]

Mesa Jackrabbits top the Mustangs, 48-37

  The Mesa High Jackrabbit basketball team is hotter than ever, winning their eighth game in a row against the Dobson Mustangs late Tuesday night. The Jackrabbits opened up the game with a 10-0 lead, allowing only four points in the first quarter. Senior co-Capt. DJ Henderson led the team with 18 points in the […]

Mesa Jackrabbits basketball team hopes to again win the big prize

Mesa High basketball won the big prize last season, which they hope to repeat. Mesa went 27-4 last season and is currently 17-5. They are No. 1 in their section. The Jackrabbits currently have four returning players from last year’s title team. Capt. DJ Henderson is focused. Mr. Henderson understands exactly what it takes to […]