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High school girls golf: Sahuaro storms back to win Div. II state title

High school girls golf: Sahuaro storms back to win Div. II state title

PHOENIX — Sahuaro girls golf coach Megan Hughes doesn’t own a smartphone.

October 30, 2013 11:00 amLoading…
Baseball: Desert Christian 10, Pima 0: Shutout gives Eagles chance at 1st state title

Baseball: Desert Christian 10, Pima 0: Shutout gives Eagles chance at 1st state title

PHOENIX - It didn't take long for No. 17 Pima High School to put a scare into fourth-seeded Desert Christian on Friday.

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Wrestling: I-Ridge's Simmons making transition from gridiron to mat

Wrestling: I-Ridge's Simmons making transition from gridiron to mat

Ironwood Ridge linebacker Scott Simmons didn't get much time to enjoy the Nighthawks' first-ever state title.

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Girls Soccer: Knowing where they're at

Girls Soccer: Knowing where they're at

Mountain View girls soccer coach Kaissa Gurvine first heard about twins Laura and Priscilla Pimenta long before she ever coached them.

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High school wrestling: Retirement short for legendary coach

High school wrestling: Retirement short for legendary coach

Tucson High School wrestling coach Bobby DeBerry didn't need long to answer when a group of parents approached him about becoming the Badgers' full-time coach in February.

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High school girls soccer: Foothills claims crown with goal in final seconds

High school girls soccer: Foothills claims crown with goal in final seconds

Catalina Foothills forward Emily Parker dribbled toward the center of the field in the waning seconds of Monday's girls championship game of the Brandon Bean Kickoff Classic against Sahuaro.

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High school football: Forget the pass, Nighthawks do damage on ground

High school football: Forget the pass, Nighthawks do damage on ground

Ironwood Ridge's opponents know what's coming when the Nighthawks have the ball.

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Salpointe fails to keep up

Salpointe fails to keep up

Salpointe Catholic had a chance to grab a piece of elusive momentum at the start of the second quarter against Peoria Centennial on Friday in a Division II semifinal.

November 17, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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HS football: Ironwood Ridge: RB brings smarts, brawn

HS football: Ironwood Ridge: RB brings smarts, brawn

Ironwood Ridge running back Anthony Braunreiter doesn't pass the eye test.

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HS football: Bruising Braunreiter breaks the mold for Ironwood Ridge

Ironwood Ridge running back Anthony Braunreiter doesn’t pass the eye test.

November 14, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…
I-Ridge overcomes two-TD first-quarter deficit in quarterfinal

I-Ridge overcomes two-TD first-quarter deficit in quarterfinal

It would have been nearly impossible for Ironwood Ridge coach Matt Johnson to imagine a worse start to Friday's Division II quarterfinal game.

November 10, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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High school football: Upsets have same theme

High school football: Upsets have same theme

Nogales took on local powerhouse Sabino in last week's first round of the Division III playoffs, knowing one thing not many others did.

November 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

High schools: boys state swimming: Big finish nets Foothills' Alentado title

MESA - Catalina Foothills senior Jason Alentado knew that Prescott's Grant Temple was in the lead by about a half-a-body length as they neared the end of the 100-yard butterfly final Saturday.

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High schools: Girls state swimming: Salpointe claims Division II state title

High schools: Girls state swimming: Salpointe claims Division II state title

MESA - When the Salpointe Catholic High School girls swim team set its goals for the season, winning the Division II championship was the No. 1 priority.

November 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Denson's pick-six helps Lancers blitz Notre Dame, avenge '11 loss

Denson's pick-six helps Lancers blitz Notre Dame, avenge '11 loss

Salpointe Catholic star Cameron Denson made sure to watch plenty of film of Scottsdale Notre Dame's pass-heavy offense.

November 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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High School Swimming: Salpointe boys, girls fresh for state, feel their training gamble paid off

Both of Salpointe Catholic's swim teams spent the season building their training toward the state meet. That's a luxury the Lancers can afford as one of the top programs in the state.

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HS swimming: With state titles at stake, Lancers saving best for last

Both of Salpointe Catholic’s swim teams spent the season building their training toward the state meet. That’s a luxury the Lancers can afford as one of the top programs in the state.

October 31, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…
Sabino 31, Sahuaro 10: Sabercats eliminate Cougars' run game

Sabino 31, Sahuaro 10: Sabercats eliminate Cougars' run game

The Sabino defense thought it had a good idea of what was coming if it could take away Sahuaro's running game on the road in Friday's season finale.   

October 27, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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High school cross country: Pair hope to lead way to state for teams

When Mountain View's cross country season ended at the Division II sectional meet last year, the Mountain Lions and coach Adam Vargas met to talk about how that season wasn't good enough.

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Tucson padres: Ex-ASU coach named manager

Tucson padres: Ex-ASU coach named manager

Pat Murphy's phone conversation with Randy Smith lasted less than a minute.

October 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

High school Golf: Cienega captures Santa Rita tourney

Cienega entered the 27-hole Santa Rita Invitational undefeated.

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Canyon del Oro 40, Marana 12: Thursday's work pays off Friday

Canyon del Oro 40, Marana 12: Thursday's work pays off Friday

Canyon del Oro's defense spends practice every Thursday doing almost nothing but stripping ball carriers and catching tipped passes.

October 20, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Golf: Cienega out to make impact

Golf: Cienega out to make impact

Southern Arizona boys high school golf may be close to adding another school to its top tier.

October 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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It's a big win, and Howe

It's a big win, and Howe

It would have been hard for Sahuaro to imagine a worse start to Friday's game at Rincon/University.

October 13, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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High school football notebook: Sophomore blossoming with Bobcats

High school football notebook: Sophomore blossoming with Bobcats

Cienega sophomore quarterback Adriell Alvarado has turned plenty of heads with his play so far this season. But there's at least one person who hasn't been surprised - Alvarado.

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HS football: Cienega sophomore passing everybody by

Cienega sophomore quarterback Adriell Alvarado has turned plenty of heads with his play so far this season. But there’s at least one person who hasn’t been surprised — Alvarado.

October 10, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…
Salpointe Catholic 59, Flowing Wells 0: QB Cota back as Lancers rout Caballeros

Salpointe Catholic 59, Flowing Wells 0: QB Cota back as Lancers rout Caballeros

Salpointe Catholic didn't waste its time at Flowing Wells on Friday.

October 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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HIgh school swimming: Borendame navigating ocean of options

HIgh school swimming: Borendame navigating ocean of options

It didn't take long for Ironwood Ridge swim coach Anne Fitzsimmons to get a read on standout swimmer Sara Borendame.

October 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson 10, Mountain View 7: Volk marches Badgers to 3rd win

Tucson 10, Mountain View 7: Volk marches Badgers to 3rd win

Mountain View started Friday's game at Tucson by taking the opening kickoff and marching 90 yards to the end zone in 19 plays while eating 10 minutes off the clock.

September 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Ironwood Ridge 35, Marcos de Niza 27: Nighthawks pass big test with fast start, a late stop

TEMPE - Ironwood Ridge had been largely untested heading into Friday's game at Tempe Marcos de Niza.

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Being nudged to another court pays off

Being nudged to another court pays off

Playing a college sport has always been on the to-do list of Tucson High's Carly Trueman. But after exploding onto the club volleyball scene, she had to make a slight change to those plans.

September 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Sabino takes off in 2nd half

Sabino takes off in 2nd half

Things were looking up for Sunnyside football.

September 15, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Transfer back making his mark in a hurry

Transfer back making his mark in a hurry

Few people thought Dominique Drake would have a major impact early in the season after transferring from Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha just two weeks before the season started.

September 08, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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High school golf preview: CDO's Jaime Waltmire hopes to repeat

High school golf preview: CDO's Jaime Waltmire hopes to repeat

It doesn't take many words to describe Canyon del Oro senior golfer Jaime Waltmire. In fact, his coach only needs one: clutch.

September 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Lancers get out of gate fast, keep it going

Lancers get out of gate fast, keep it going

Salpointe Catholic quarterback Andy Cota had never been a part of a game that started like the Lancers' 44-7 win over Tucson High on Friday at Salpointe.

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Salpointe hands Chapparal first home loss since 2007

Salpointe hands Chapparal first home loss since 2007

SCOTTSDALE - Salpointe Catholic standout receiver Cameron Denson was frustrated for the first 46 minutes of the Lancers' game at Scottsdale Chaparral on Friday.

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Sahuaro wideout Grono always a threat

Sahuaro wideout Grono always a threat

Our countdown to the beginning of the high school football season continues with Joseph Grono from Sahuaro.

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High school football: Sahuaro looking to 'fearless' Grono to continue big-play mentality

Our countdown to the beginning of the high school football season continues with Joseph Grono from Sahuaro. Over the next two days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona’s top preseason players.

August 17, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…
High school football: Big brother big part of QB Cota's success

High school football: Big brother big part of QB Cota's success

Our countdown to the beginning of the high school football season continues with Andrew Cota from Salpointe Catholic. Over the next three days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason players.

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High school football: Salpointe QB's brother keeps budding star grounded

Our countdown to the beginning of the high school football season continues with Andrew Cota from Salpointe Catholic. Over the next three days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona’s top preseason players.

August 16, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…
High school football: Sabino's Matt Brindley makes plays 'anywhere'

High school football: Sabino's Matt Brindley makes plays 'anywhere'

Our countdown to the beginning of the high school football season continues with Matt Brindley from Sabino. Over the next six days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason players.

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High school football: Cienega's David Vega to work as corner, slot, running back

High school football: Cienega's David Vega to work as corner, slot, running back

Our countdown to the beginning of the high school football season continues with David Vega from Cienega. Over the next eight days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason players.

August 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Cienega’s Vega to work as corner, slot, running back

Our countdown to the beginning of the high school football season continues with David Vega from Cienega. Over the next eight days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona’s top preseason players.

August 12, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…
High school football: Learning Howe: Sahuaro senior has 'unlimited potential'

High school football: Learning Howe: Sahuaro senior has 'unlimited potential'

Our countdown to the beginning of the high school football season continues with Alex Howe from Sahuaro. Over the next 11 days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason players.

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High school football: Two-way thumper Howe to be limited on 'D' because of value to offense

Our countdown to the beginning of the high school football season continues with Alex Howe from Sahuaro. Over the next 11 days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona’s top preseason players.

August 08, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…
High school football: More time at defense for Sabino's Matt Bushman

High school football: More time at defense for Sabino's Matt Bushman

Our countdown to the beginning of the high school football season continues with Matt Bushman from Sabino. Over the next 13 days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason players.

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High school football countdown: Matt Bushman

Our countdown to the beginning of the high school football season continues with Matt Bushman from Sabino. Over the next 13 days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona’s top preseason players.

August 06, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…
High school football: Cienega's Vaughn Fontana a workhorse on both sides of ball

High school football: Cienega's Vaughn Fontana a workhorse on both sides of ball

Our countdown to the beginning of the high school football season continues with Vaughn Fontana from Cienega.

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High school football countdown: Vaughn Fontana

Our countdown to the beginning of the high school football season continues with Vaughn Fontana from Cienega.

August 05, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…
Olympics: Ex-Cat Candy Costie Merrill took home synchronized gold

Olympics: Ex-Cat Candy Costie Merrill took home synchronized gold

This continues a countdown to this week's start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona figures from previous Games.

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