The Catalina Highway will be home to the first Mount Lemmon
Marathon on Sunday.
Steve Stricker's sudden rise from middling pro
to the world's top five isn't something he spends much time
GLENDALE — When the whistle blew and the fans chanted "Tootsie,"
Ironwood Ridge wrestler Eric Reichert knew he had the perfect
ending to his perfect season.
GLENDALE — One of the most impressive wrestlers of the night
turned out to be one of the most surprising.
In the most exciting match of the night, Mountain View was able
to escape Ironwood Ridge with a pin in a multi-meet 34-33 victory
Tuesday at Sunnyside.
High school wrestling season begins Tuesday, and teams in
Southern Arizona are looking for another solid showing this year.
There were 14 individual state champions among teams in the Class
4A and 5A ranks in Southern Arizona last year.
It was an emotional ending to Mountain View's season as the
Mountain Lions slipped in the first round of the Class 5A-II state
The trio of John Kent, Anthony Calenti and Anthony Chiaro
carried the Sahuaro boys swim team Thursday against Tucson at
Quincie Douglas Pool.
Brielle Eaton does not need much time to make her presence
Friday's game was an emotional ending for Cienega. Unfortunately
those feelings were all on the negative side at the end.
Sabino senior Gillian McClellan said she is aiming for
consistent play this season in an attempt to win another region
Canyon del Oro sophomore track and field phenom Kala Stepter is
looking for a state title this year after an impressive debut as a
Ironwood Ridge senior John Nanosky is looking to add to his
spectacular tennis career as he attempts to defend his Class 4A-I
GLENDALE — The emotion was too much to overcome when Aaron
Briggs of Flowing Wells took home his first state title in the
5A-II state tournament at the Jobing.com Arena on Saturday
Devils advance nine into finals
The Cienega wrestling team took home its second team title in
the last four years at the 4A Kino Region tournament held Saturday
at Pueblo High School.
The Sunnyside wrestling team continued its march Tuesday toward
a 10th consecutive team state championship.
The Flowing Wells wrestling team was able to escape with a
dual-meet victory against host Cienega on Wednesday.
The Marana wrestling team made a strong showing Wednesday at
Sabino High School in a 4A Sonoran Region six-team meet.
The Ironwood Ridge wrestling team is looking for a region and
state championship to follow up its fourth-place finish at state
The Pueblo wrestling team won the team title at the William Bell
Invitational on Saturday for the fifth straight year.
After winning the 4A Gila Region tournament on Oct. 27, Douglas
senior golfer Tony Zepeda looks to continue his magic on the links
beginning today in the Class 4A-II state tournament.
After successful stints at the Class 4A state meet as a freshman
and sophomore, Catalina junior swimmer Keri Billings expects to
have an even better showing this year.