Colts, who won at Cienega by 22 last week, have risen five spots in recent weeks.
Canyon del Oro High School grad, UConn product will coach the Lancers.
The two 9-2 teams meet Tuesday night at Sabino High School.
The Star makes some predictions on how UA and other local teams will fare as the new decade starts.
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SPARCC Sports Medicine Rehabilitation and Concussion Center's providers are all former athletes who provide specialized treatment for sports injuries.
Lancers (9-0) lead Maxpreps Tucson rankings, followed by Catalina Foothills and Cienega.
None of the four players to sign letters of intent on Wednesday will be playing for the Wildcats, however.
Falcons topped Sabercats on Monday to improve to 10-0.
Longtime assistant takes over one of Southern Arizona biggest football power.
Sabino has already lost two players, while The Gregory School and Sierra Vista Buena are facing similar issues.
Lancers are off to a dominating start, and are outscoring opponents 86-49 per game.
Waves freshman will learn to play new position at next level.
Sterns has been training with hopes of catching on in a pro league — or even the NFL.
Both captured Thanksgiving Week tournaments with decisive wins on Saturday.
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Lancers fell in Saturday's Open Division semifinals, ending Bene's career.
Semifinal loss marks the end for Lancers' stellar seniors, longtime coach Dennis Bene, who plans to retire.
Salpointe will face top-seeded Chandler on Saturday night in the Open Division semifinals.
Transfers from Marana, son of UA football coach have contributed to Lancers' stellar 2019.
Cougars will host Yuma Gila Ridge in Friday night's Class 4A state quarterfinals.
Lancers brass took a chance on young coach who developed into one of the best in Tucson, state history.