The lifestyle of a three-sport athlete is demanding, grueling
and time-consuming, but for Marana High School's Kord Catt, he
doesn't know any other lifestyle.
For Rincon/University High School junior Samantha Lund, tennis
isn't just an activity, it's part of a daily routine.
An extended run at the state championships last season was an
"interesting" experience for Salpointe Catholic's Matt Dunn.
Just a sophomore, Ironwood Ridge's Marissa Baca enters the 2011
tennis season with a lot of experience. Baca won the state doubles
title as a freshman with partner Sara Brown and is the No. 1
singles player, as well as team captain, for the Nighthawks this
You may not know the name Maciel Moreno. Yet. A versatile player
for the San Miguel High School girls basketball team, Moreno
averages 24.5 points per game for the Vipers, and is the
second-leading scorer in the state, according to MaxPreps.com.
A momentum shift made the difference for Rincon/University as it
fell 1-0 to Glendale Perry in the quarterfinals of the 5A-II state
tournament on Saturday. With 16 seconds remaining in the first half
at Tucson High, the Rangers quickly moved the ball up the pitch for
one last scoring opportunity.
A year after its heartbreaking loss in the state semifinals, the
Mountain View High School girls soccer team is still feeling the
effects. "We were so close," coach Rick Ellis said. "You win one
more game, you at least get a banner up there in the gym, but
nobody cares about third place."
There's a reason Arizona gymnastics coach Bill Ryden calls
junior Deanna Graham the "pit bull."
NOGALES — Everything seemed to be clicking for Cienega and its
coach, Nemer Hassey, on Friday night against Nogales.
The Sunnyside Blue Devils (5-2) cruised to their third straight
win, this time in overwhelming fashion, beating Casa Grande 55-0