Canyon del Oro High School grad, UConn product will coach the Lancers.
None of the four players to sign letters of intent on Wednesday will be playing for the Wildcats, however.
Longtime assistant takes over one of Southern Arizona biggest football power.
Sterns has been training with hopes of catching on in a pro league — or even the NFL.
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.
Salpointe Catholic High School football coach Dennis Bene, who coached the Lancers to the 2013 state championship, will retire from coaching a…
The 28-year old is returning to Nogales to be the athletic director and football coach.
The 28-year-old coach was formerly in charge at Nogales and Rio Rico.
He's one of three Lancers moving on to play Division I football.
Seen and heard at high schools around Southern Arizona during signing day.
The lineman isn't the first college football player in his family.
The coach said differences with the administration factor into his decision.
He posted a 30-24 record over five seasons with the Blue Devils.
One player, one coach among 233 honored from 32 different schools.
Here's a player-by-player look at area's best.
Here's a look at the 5 finalists for Southern Arizona's player of the year.
Sunday, the Star honors 497 of Southern Arizona's best athletes in fall sports.
Here's a look at the Star's football players of the year since 1999.
Navy's Gonzales, Army's Timpf grew up playing football and baseball together.