Sunnyside still No. 1 in boys basketball; Cienega is top girls team.
Catalina Foothills, Ironwood Ridge square off in girls soccer on Friday night.
Salpointe Catholic's Cameron Denson drives to the basket around the defense of Shadow Mountain's Michael Bibby during the first half of their Division 2 state quarter-final basketball game at Jobing.com Arena on Feb. 26.
Phoenix Shadow Mountain's Michael Bibby chases a loose ball as Salpointe Catholic's Jack Schannep follows on Feb. 26, 2014.
Earlier in the season, when the Salpointe Catholic boys basketball team was the No. 1 team in the Division II rankings, right above Phoenix Shadow Mountain, coach Brian Holstrom envisioned this matchup.
Salpointe Catholic's football team already has five seniors verbally committed to continue their careers four-year schools.
Salpointe Catholic’s boys soccer team will be playing with a heavy heart this week as it tries to win the Chris Maier Invitational for the fourth straight year.
Not only did Salpointe Catholic trail for the first time this season, it looked, shall we say, scared, or any other S word you wish to summon. Skittish. Scattered.
Salpointe Catholic is headed to the Division II state championship game.
Last fall, when Salpointe Catholic and Ironwood Ridge faced off in the Game of the Year, it was the Lancers who got to spoil the Nighthawks’ chance of a perfect season.
With three weeks left in the football season, Nogales and Cienega both need to win out to have any chance at getting back to the state playoffs.
If you’re a football fan and love an old-style high-scoring shootout, Tucson High School is the place to be on Friday night.
As the state’s public schools move toward the Common Core, many private schools are also integrating the standards into school curricula, although they aren’t legally required to.
Across a 19-day period, Salpointe Catholic played four football games, traveling by bus to Las Vegas, by air to Los Angeles, and playing host to two of Tucson’s most traditional football powers, Sabino and Sunnyside.
Across a 20-day period, Salpointe Catholic played four football games, traveling by bus to Las Vegas, by air to Los Angeles, and playing host to two of Tucson’s most traditional football powers, Sabino and Sunnyside.
Last season couldn’t have gone differently for Canyon del Oro and Ironwood Ridge, two fierce rivals separated by only a few miles.
Tackle Kris O'Dowd was a highly decorated player at Salpointe.
Through Friday, the Star will count down the top 10 football players from each major Southern Arizona high school program:
Andrew Cota had 3,887 passing yards and 36 touchdowns, but it's his decision-making that often makes the difference for the Lancers.
Over the next seven days we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason high school football players.