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Peter Tago named new Trojan Baseball Head Coach

Valley Christian High School has tabbed Peter Tago as the school’s new varsity baseball coach. The former first round pick in the MLB Draft brings professional experience and a passion for player development to the Trojan baseball program. Tago most recently spent the 2017 season in the Seattle Mariners organization and was a Spring Training […]

Jordan Larson ’17 signs with NAU

An alumnus as of last Friday, Valley Christian’s Jordan Larson ’17 signed his National Letter of Intent on Tuesday with Northern Arizona University. Jordan will continue his education and track & field career in Flagstaff this fall with the Lumberjacks. Jordan finished third at the state championships in the discus, seventh in the shot put, […]

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Trevor Lampson ’15 earns NCAA All-American honors

Valley Christian alumnus Trevor Lampson ’15 was named an NCAA D-II Freshman All-American. Trevor attends Cal Baptist University and is a member of the Lancer golf team. A redshirt freshman, he also was named the PacWest Freshman of the Year and was a first-team all-conference selection. Trevor became the first golfer in Cal Baptist history […]

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Football adds longtime NFL and DI assistant Ron Aiken to staff

Two Super Bowl rings and four appearances. An NCAA national championship. 14 years of NFL playing experience. And that’s just the head coach. Valley Christian High School has added to that coaching resume after head football coach Jeff Rutledge added longtime NCAA DI and NFL assistant, Ron Aiken, to his coaching staff. Aiken joins the […]

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Megan Timmer ’17 named AIA Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Valley Christian senior Megan Timmer ’17 was presented with the AIA’s Scholar-Athlete Girl of the Year award at the Champions Luncheon on Monday, May 15 at University of Phoenix Stadium. Megan competed in both basketball and volleyball at Valley Christian over her four year high school career. She also served as the manager for beach […]

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Trojan Golf finishes runner-up at State Championships

Trojan Golf finished as the D-III State runner-up at the championship meet on May 11-12 at Randolph Golf Club in Tucson. The Trojans were led by senior RJ David ’17 (144) who finished tied for ninth. Sophomore James Mackie ’19 (145) finished T-12 and senior Garrett deFisser ’17 (155) finished T-28. Greyson Howell ’17 finished […]

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Trojan Athletics adds Sand Volleyball for 2017

Valley Christian has officially added sand volleyball as the newest varsity sport at the school. The Trojans will begin competition this spring under the direction of sand volleyball head coach Kelly Clausen. “We’re excited to be able to add this sport to our athletic program,” Athletic Director Greg Haagsma said. “The enthusiasm for the sport […]

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Coach Rut featured in Washington Post; honorary captain for Alabama football

Head football coach Jeff Rutledge was recently featured in a Washington Post college football article. The article titled, “Across college football, ‘I love you’ becomes audible”, interviews Coach Rut, Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney, Stanford Head Coach David Shaw and Western Michigan Head Coach P.J. Fleck. Read the article here. Coach Rutledge was also recently […]

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Trojans finish runner-up in Flagstaff

Trojan boys basketball made their annual trip up to Flagstaff for the Pepsi Holiday Tournament and came home with a runner-up finish. The Trojans opened the tournament with two 20+ point wins over Payson and a 20 point win over Northwest Christian. VC then faced undefeated Camelback in the semifinals and pulled away in the […]

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Courtney Dyer ’18 a finalist for Volleyball Athlete of the Year

Valley Christian junior Courtney Dyer was named as one of three finalists for the Small School Volleyball Athlete of the Year by the Arizona Republic. The winner will be announced at a spring awards show. Courtney recorded her 1,000th career kill in the state tournament where the Trojans advanced to the semifinals. She ended the […]

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