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Glendale Cactus 48, Nogales 7: Nogales' 10-win year ends in quarterfinals

Glendale Cactus 48, Nogales 7: Nogales' 10-win year ends in quarterfinals

GLENDALE - In a little under four minutes, Nogales - which reached the quarterfinals for the first time since 1997 - watched the momentum swing in the favor of its opponent.

November 11, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

HS baseball: Pearson, Trojans in 1st final since '77

PHOENIX - Facing a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the sixth inning, Catalina starting pitcher Robby Pearson was told to start throwing from the top of the ball by his coach.

May 14, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

4A-I state semifinal: Cienega 4, Phoenix Shadow Mountain 3: Bobcats' Martinez steps up at plate, in the circle

PHOENIX - Cienega pitcher Celina Martinez had two conversations with her coach - the first message was to "see it big," and the second was "to hit her spots."

May 13, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Track and Field state championships: Foothills boys pick up wins in 2 relays

MESA - Catalina Foothills anchor Dylan Souza knew where to make his move.

May 12, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
BOYS BASKETBALL: 5A-I STATE FIRST ROUND BOYS BASKETBALL 5A-I STATE FIRST ROUND: Salpointe falls after taking big lead

BOYS BASKETBALL: 5A-I STATE FIRST ROUND BOYS BASKETBALL 5A-I STATE FIRST ROUND: Salpointe falls after taking big lead

As host Salpointe Catholic watched an early 12-point lead evaporate, the Lancers stuck to their game plan of driving inside and creating chances from the free-throw line.

February 24, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Queen Creek holds on as Foothills rally comes too late

QUEEN CREEK - One word that describes the Catalina Foothills football team this year is resiliency.

November 20, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Big second half carries Falcons by Caballeros

Big second half carries Falcons by Caballeros

Riding the momentum of a big win last week, Catalina Foothills overcame a sloppy first half Friday to win at Flowing Wells.

October 23, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Jaguars earn payback for '09 playoff defeat

Jaguars earn payback for '09 playoff defeat

During practice all week, Desert View's football players were talking about getting their "bike" back from the team that knocked them out of a playoff berth last season.

October 16, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Blocked PAT gives Devils win

Blocked PAT gives Devils win

Junior linebacker Cedric Gonzalez's block of a point-after attempt in the fourth quarter sealed Sunnyside's 21-20 victory over Mountain View on Friday night.

September 25, 2010 12:00 am Related Loading…
Rodriguez goes from the pits to the pit

Rodriguez goes from the pits to the pit

Sahuaro sophomore Brianna Rodriguez hyperextended her knee in middle school while landing in a sand pit and delayed her return until the middle of her second year of high school.

May 08, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Foothills continues win streak

Foothills continues win streak

As the 4A-I Sonoran regional tourney approaches next week, Catalina Foothills is poised to claim another championship after winning the regular-season title.

April 14, 2010 12:00 am Related Loading…

Bermudez brothers push Palo Verde

Palo Verde picked the right time to find its stride in high school boys tennis.

April 10, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Sabercats show their dominance in decisive victory over Pueblo

Sabercats show their dominance in decisive victory over Pueblo

Sabino picked the right time to compile a winning streak, improving its position in the AIA's girls tennis power rankings with just under three weeks left before the state tournament.

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Nogales girls extend current streak to three, give Sahuarita first loss

Nogales girls extend current streak to three, give Sahuarita first loss

Nogales suffered its first loss of the season to state power Catalina Foothills last week, a 9-0 drubbing at the rackets of the defending state champs.

April 03, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Pitcher, catcher totally in sync as Blue Devils sink Salpointe

Pitcher, catcher totally in sync as Blue Devils sink Salpointe

Facing a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the seventh inning with two outs can make a pitcher feel uneasy, but Sunnyside's battery wasn't worried.

March 27, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Advantage Nogales: Frosh excels in battle of favorites

After splitting the first six singles matches, the Nogales girls tennis team showed why it is favored to win the 4A-I Kino Region again this year.

March 23, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Marana's Binnion shuts down Buena

With Marana coming off a double-digit drubbing of St. Augustine in the semifinals, and Sierra Vista Buena also winning by double digits, the championship game Saturday was sure to provide fireworks.

March 21, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Bristow coming into form after missing '09 season

Bristow coming into form after missing '09 season

Entering this track season "full of drive," Rio Rico's Aeoleone Bristow is showing no ill effects from a quadriceps injury that sidelined her in 2009.

March 20, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Eagles top Empire in tourney slugfest

Desert Christian is young to the extreme; the entire softball roster consists of two seniors.

March 12, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Amphi's Brown Tosses Five-Inning No-Hitter Against Pueblo

Despite a performance he described as less than stellar, Amphi ace Alex Brown completely shutdown Pueblo during the Panther Invitational.

March 03, 2010 5:30 pmLoading…

Phoenix-area schools top Pueblo, injury-hit Cienega in semifinals

PEORIA - After Pueblo and Cienega won their opening-round bouts handily on Saturday morning in the 4A-I team wrestling state tourney, the opportunity for the past two state champs in that conference to meet up in the finals looked possible.

February 21, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Cienega remains unbeaten in Kino, defeats Sahuaro

Exchanging leads throughout the night and neither team gaining an upper hand for long, the Cienega girls basketball team finally found the momentum it needed to break Sahuaro's full-court press.

January 27, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
CDO hands Sabino first Sonoran Region loss

CDO hands Sabino first Sonoran Region loss

The 4A-I defending state champion Dorados (17-2, 2-0) strengthened their grip on the Sonoran Region defeating Sabino 1-0 in a makeup game from Friday.

January 26, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Nighthawks win region crown

If one word can describe the Ironwood Ridge girls soccer team, it would be character.

January 16, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Penalty save seals Amphi win

Penalty save seals Amphi win

With the game winding down, it was only fitting that a goalkeeper from either the hottest team in Southern Arizona or the 4A-II defending state champions would get a final test.

January 14, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Palo Verde girls defeat Douglas in shootout, win own tourney

Palo Verde girls defeat Douglas in shootout, win own tourney

When teams are as familiar with each other as Douglas and Palo Verde are, a game between them could most likely come down to a final kick.

December 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Sahuaro believes in slogan

Sahuaro believes in slogan

The Sahuaro girls soccer team has the word "persevere" on its warm-up shirts, and that is exactly what the Cougars have done through pool play of the Tucson Champions Cup.

December 20, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Sabino tops Salpointe on 2 goals by Shields

Sabino tops Salpointe on 2 goals by Shields

If Shannon Shields continues scoring "unusual" goals, Sabino will give teams around Southern Arizona fits.

December 18, 2009 12:00 am Related Loading…

Blue Devils take down Cienega

The Sunnyside and Cienega wrestling rosters read like all-star lists filled with individual state champions.

December 10, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Barbera's 2 goals lift I-Ridge over Cienega

For the past two years, Ironwood Ridge has been waiting to find the right chemistry that will help the Nighthawks make it past the first round of the state tournament.

December 09, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Carey gains 427 yards in CDO victory

CANYON DEL ORO 63, GLENDALE APOLLO 35

November 21, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Devils strike quickly to rout Huskies

Sunnyside 48, Scottsdale Horizon 7

November 14, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Park's stellar effort leads Cienega to title

Park's stellar effort leads Cienega to title

HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: 4A REGIONALS

November 04, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Marana boys, girls capture Kino crowns

Marana boys, girls capture Kino crowns

Throughout the swim season, Marana has added a lot of firsts to its history books.

October 25, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Prelims show region not just about Falcons

Prelims show region not just about Falcons

Chasing Catalina Foothills swimmers can be a daunting task. But this year, Sabino and Canyon del Oro could come close to taking the 4A Sonoran title away from the Falcons.

October 24, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Pusch Ridge Christian starts 'soft' but rolls in second half

Pusch Ridge Christian starts 'soft' but rolls in second half

After Pusch Ridge Christian fell behind 14-0 early in the game, it looked as though Queen Creek Canyon State would have the game well in hand.

October 10, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Desert Christian wins tight match at Udall

Desert Christian wins tight match at Udall

After a slow start, Desert Christian scored twice in the second half to defeat Show Low in the Old Pueblo Classic at Udall Park on Saturday.

October 04, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Trojans' first loss a temporary problem

Catalina finally lost a match this season, but the setback had little effect as the Trojans came back to win their own volleyball tournament Saturday.

September 27, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Foothills ends Desert View's winning streak

Foothills ends Desert View's winning streak

Catalina Foothills used two second-half touchdowns Friday night to beat Desert View 17-7 and snap the Jaguars' four-game win streak.

September 26, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Safford wins Flowing Wells title

After both teams played seven matches totaling 15 sets, second-seeded Safford used a big run to take control in the second set of the Flowing Wells Invitational Tournament title game.

September 20, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Buena's defense, running game click

Buena's defense, running game click

Sierra Vista Buena never anticipated the fourth game of the season would be a "must-win" situation.

September 18, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Salpointe forces goal-line fumble to thwart Foothills

Salpointe forces goal-line fumble to thwart Foothills

Double linebacker blitz was the call that Salpointe Catholic's defense heard from the sidelines late in the fourth quarter.

September 12, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Huge defensive play seals Titans' win

Huge defensive play seals Titans' win

Palo Verde cornerback Cameren Gause couldn't have timed his hit any better and ended any hope that Sahuaro may have had about pulling out a win.

September 05, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Tigers serious despite being a bit off deep end

Tigers serious despite being a bit off deep end

Marana is serious about swimming — not that any spectator within earshot of the team would notice.

September 03, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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