Area teens honored at Intel science fair
Three Tucson-area schools have earned the A+ School of Excellence distinction.
Flowing Wells' Shalise Fernander, left, makes an imposing obstacle for Saguaro's Jelani Huma in Saturday's state final in Glendale.
GLENDALE - There were 11 lead changes in the first three quarters of Saturday's Division II state championship game between Flowing Wells and Scottsdale Saguaro.
Flowing Wells' Lyndsay Leikem, heading up court Saturday, had 19 points and 11 rebounds in the loss.
Flowing Wells players celebrate after beating three-time defending champion Chandler Seton Catholic.
Flowing Wells' Mikaela Cook attempts to dribble past a Seton defender.
GLENDALE - Flowing Wells didn't make a single field goal in the fourth quarter Thursday at Jobing.com Arena, but when the final buzzer sounded, the celebration was on.
Flowing Wells' Lyndsay Leikem gives the basket a look as Queen Creek's Kayla Forbis defends in the second period.
The Flowing Wells girls basketball team needed all 25 of Lyndsay Leikem's points Thursday night to escape with a 44-39 win over Queen Creek in the semifinals of the Division II, Section I tournament at Amphi High School.
Sunnyside has wrestled like the best team in the state all year and will try to make that official Friday night.
David Baker will assume Flowing Wells superintendent duties on July 1.
Flowing Wells Unified School District didn't have to look far to find its next superintendent.
Sahuaro's Arthur Gibson guards Chaz Mack of Foothills in a Dec. 7 game that the Falcons won 75-44. The rematch is next Friday.
Flowing Wells guard Lyndsay Leikem shoots over Sahuaro's Chelsey Hunsaker. The Caballeros have won 11 straight.
The Catalina Foothills' boys basketball team has won seven straight games, including a rout of visiting Sahuaro early last month.
The six finalists for the Rodel Exemplary Teacher awards traveled different paths to arrive in their profession.
School districts get school supplies, food
Tucson-area school districts will likely face some tough times ahead after Proposition 204, which would have allocated money for education, failed at the polls.