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.
Of the eight Southern Arizona boys volleyball teams to make the state tournament, only Salpointe Catholic remains after first- and second-round action on Saturday.
GLENDALE - Exactly a week after Catalina Foothills sister duo Rachana and Kirtana Bhat edged Ironwood Ridge's Marissa Baca and Kelsey Brown for the Division II doubles state title, the two squads were in line to decide another crown.
SCOTTSDALE – The Salpointe Catholic boys tennis team will play in today’s Division I state championship after sweeping Chandler Hamilton on Friday to remain perfect in the postseason.
Salpointe's Megan Flores, left, celebrates with assistant coach Marcie Aguilar after scoring the first of eight runs in the seventh inning of the Lancers' victory over Ironwood Ridge at Cherry Field.
Ironwood Ridge infielder Lou Olson tries in vain to turn a double play as Salpointe's Gracyn Ruiz slides into second in the second inning.
There's a stench coming from the Salpointe Catholic dugout.
Salpointe Catholic's Yash Parikh is a freshman in high school years.
Ironwood Ridge's Sara Brown, the top seed in Division II girls singles, will play in the state quarterfinals Friday at Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale.
Tennis might take center stage Saturday when it crowns the first state champions of the season, but it surely isn't the only thing going on.
Salpointe's Luis Valenzuela scores ahead of Foothills catcher Luis Gonzalez's tag in the seventh inning. The Lancers effectively won the game in the second, when they scored six runs.
Catalina Foothills registered two home runs Tuesday night, but visiting Salpointe Catholic used a big second inning and a strong outing from sophomore ace Jio Orozco to top the Falcons 13-6.
It’s the last full week of March so that means the matchups are just going to keep getting better.
Salpointe Catholic's Jimmy Gehrels has size, skill and a passion for the game of volleyball.
Salpointe's Ryan Callaghan, far right, and Agua Fria's Isaiah Lopez battle for the ball during the Division II semifinals at Jobing.com Arena.