Canyon del Oro track & field all-star Jaide Stepter, Dec. 9, 2011. Photo by David Sanders / Arizona Daily Star

David Sanders / Arizona Daily Star

The Dorados won the 2012 state championship when Stepter set a state record in the 300 hurdles, and backed that up by winning the 100 hurdles and the long jump and finishing second in the 200 meters. A year earlier she won three state championships. She was a Pac-12 standout at USC. 

Sports columnist for the Arizona Daily Star.