Natalie Graham turned 40 on Sunday, and celebrated in a memorable way.
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PHOENIX — It’s been 33 years, but the Nogales baseball team is going back to the state title game.
GOODYEAR — When Pusch Ridge Christian’s baseball team needed him most, pitcher Mike Doty answered the call.
As the third-smallest school in Division III, the Benson softball team is used to being an underdog.
GLENDALE — The Catalina Foothills girls and boys tennis teams capped off unbeaten seasons by winning Division II state titles Saturday at Paseo Racquet Center.
GLENDALE — By beating the Nogales’ boys tennis team in straight sets, Catalina Foothills won its 17th straight match and got back to the state finals.
GLENDALE – The Catalina Foothills girls tennis team advanced to the state finals for the sixth straight season and will have a chance to repeat as Division II champions today.
PHOENIX – The Marana softball team – family, rather – pulled off its second straight upset on Thursday night with a 4-0 win over No. 11 Phoenix Greenway, guaranteeing the 14th-seeded Tigers at least two more games together.
Cienega junior Kayla Green still gets upset thinking about last year’s state playoffs.
If Palo Verde baseball coach Jim Mentz were a betting man, he’d put his money on his horses.
Over the last four years, Sahuaro baseball coach Mark Chandler has had plenty to look back on and smile about with his current group of players, including six seniors who are headed to the next level.
In a possible preview of the Division II state finals next month, Catalina Foothills left no question Thursday about who’s trending better by sweeping Ironwood Ridge, last year’s state champ.
On April Fool’s Day, the Canyon del Oro softball team came across a broken stick during a game at Sierra Vista Buena. The team mended the stick together with black, green and gold athletic tape and has kept it in the dugout since.
By beating the Marana boys volleyball team in four sets Tuesday night, Ironwood Ridge not only managed to snap the Tigers’ five-match winning streak but inched closer to securing an automatic berth to the state tournament.
Minutes after the Empire softball team knocked off Ironwood Ridge, coach Shannon Woolridge could not help but to tilt his head back and laugh.
The Sahuaro softball team’s bats were quiet Tuesday afternoon, but the right arm of Gina Snyder came to the Cougars’ rescue and extended their winning streak to 10 games.
On Friday afternoon, Rincon/University’s baseball team did something it has not been able to do on a consistent basis: win a close game.
The Tucson High baseball team is a work in progress.
Heading to the seventh inning, Salpointe Catholic’s softball team held a four-run lead over Canyon del Oro and was eyeing a rare victory against the Dorados after having lost to them five times in the last two seasons.
Sabino baseball coach Kelly Johnson won a state championship as a junior with the Sabercats in 1997.
In a game in which Empire junior pitcher Brittany Woolridge didn’t have her best performance, giving up 10 hits, the Ravens were bailed out by the bat and legs of senior Kelsey Smith.
Catalina Foothills’ formula for winning games is pretty simple: Throw strikes, use situational hitting and focus on one game at a time.
When Sati Santa Cruz Jr. stepped up to the plate for an at-bat last season, the opposing team began to chant: “Only a pitcher.”
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.
After losing to Flowing Wells in the Division II, Section VI final, the Canyon del Oro girls basketball team realized there would be no section championship banner to hang up.
This may not be the most talented group of girls Lonnie Tvrdy has had, but the Pusch Ridge Christian girls basketball coach doesn’t see why his team can’t win the Division III state championship.
When Sunnyside pummeled Ironwood Ridge 49-18 in their final dual meet of the season, the Nighthawks learned what Division I wrestling is all about.
Cholla coach Masai Dean did not see Salpointe Catholic’s 14-point win over Sahuaro at McKale Center two weeks ago in the MLK Classic.
Zachary Davis’ name is painted on the wall of Catalina Foothills’ wrestling room along with the other Falcons who have placed at the state meet.
Sunnyside wrestlers finished second at the Flowing Wells Invitational on Saturday night, 15 points behind Mesa Mountain View. More importantly, they fell short of their goal — domination.
The University of Arizona’s McKale Center will host 10 high school basketball teams for the MLK Basketball Classic today.
A dimly lit vacant dirt lot filled with trash and graffiti used to lay adjacent to Doolen Middle School.
Two years ago, Nate Renfro was a 5-foot-9-inch point guard on Sahuaro’s freshman boys basketball team.
Sahuaro’s wrestling team is off to its best start since 1998, but Wednesday’s 63-9 loss to perennial power Sunnyside was a sharp reminder there’s more work to be done.
In his eighth year as the Flowing Wells girls basketball coach, Michael Perkins may be facing his toughest challenge yet.
Today may be the first time cyclists ride through a rainstorm in El Tour de Tucson presented by Casino del Sol Resort.
Kaelin Deboskie just might be the missing piece to Salpointe Catholic’s quest for a football state title.
J.J. Metz attended Canyon del Oro football games regularly as a young boy; there, he watch Dorados teams that acted like families and made runs at state championships.
Desert Christian’s girls soccer team has played in two state championships since 2008 but has fallen short each time.
The last time the Rincon/University boys swimming team lost a regular-season meet, 13 members on this season’s squad were still in middle school.
At some point tonight, Taylor Fitzgerald will likely become the first 1,000-yard rusher from Pusch Ridge Christian.
Desert View’s Jarratt White played in his first varsity football game three seasons ago, and the results were almost expected.
Cienega’s football team has never finished a season under .500 or lost more than five games in a season.
A year ago, Sahuaro had a coach in place for its girls golf team, but things changed at the last minute.
Walden Grove football coach Chris Sargent didn’t have to teach his team what a fair catch is this summer.
Over the next four days we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason high school football players.