Salpointe Catholic’s boys soccer team will be playing with a heavy heart this week as it tries to win the Chris Maier Invitational for the fourth straight year.
Not only did Salpointe Catholic trail for the first time this season, it looked, shall we say, scared, or any other S word you wish to summon. Skittish. Scattered.
Salpointe Catholic is headed to the Division II state championship game.
Last fall, when Salpointe Catholic and Ironwood Ridge faced off in the Game of the Year, it was the Lancers who got to spoil the Nighthawks’ chance of a perfect season.
With three weeks left in the football season, Nogales and Cienega both need to win out to have any chance at getting back to the state playoffs.
If you’re a football fan and love an old-style high-scoring shootout, Tucson High School is the place to be on Friday night.
As the state’s public schools move toward the Common Core, many private schools are also integrating the standards into school curricula, although they aren’t legally required to.
Across a 19-day period, Salpointe Catholic played four football games, traveling by bus to Las Vegas, by air to Los Angeles, and playing host to two of Tucson’s most traditional football powers, Sabino and Sunnyside.
Across a 20-day period, Salpointe Catholic played four football games, traveling by bus to Las Vegas, by air to Los Angeles, and playing host to two of Tucson’s most traditional football powers, Sabino and Sunnyside.
Last season couldn’t have gone differently for Canyon del Oro and Ironwood Ridge, two fierce rivals separated by only a few miles.
Tackle Kris O'Dowd was a highly decorated player at Salpointe.
Through Friday, the Star will count down the top 10 football players from each major Southern Arizona high school program:
Andrew Cota had 3,887 passing yards and 36 touchdowns, but it's his decision-making that often makes the difference for the Lancers.
Over the next seven days we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason high school football players.
Salpointe Catholic's Cameron Denson (5) has committed to play at the UA but couldn't help but be impressed when Alabama showed up.
During the recent spring recruiting period, it wasn't uncommon for Arizona Wildcats commit Cameron Denson to get called into the Salpointe Catholic football office to visit with a college coach.
Dan Slania has 12 saves for Irish.
Dan Slania will hear his name called during the Major League Baseball draft early next month. Shortly after, he will likely begin his trek through professional baseball.
Salpointe's Alyssa Thompson won the Division II long jump Saturday with a personal-best jump of 19 feet 3 inches. It was one of four events she won in the state meet at Mesa College.
MESA - Alyssa Thompson had a haunting experience at the state meet her sophomore year when she clipped her foot on a hurdle and fell.