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High school basketball: Badgers' run still resonates, 45 years later

High school basketball: Badgers' run still resonates, 45 years later

The moment of clarity that would inspire one of the best teams in the history of Arizona high school basketball came during halftime of a nond…

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'Hungry' Cienega girls basketball team aims for 1st state title

'Hungry' Cienega girls basketball team aims for 1st state title

It took nine seasons and two schools before Cienega girls basketball coach Paul Reed finally led his team to the championship game.

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Desert Christian boys fall in HS state semifinals

Desert Christian pulled within 10 points of No.  1 Scottsdale Prep in the second half but could not break the double-digit barrier. Ultimately…

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High school boys basketball: Cienega boys win, join girls team in state semifinals

High school boys basketball: Cienega boys win, join girls team in state semifinals

GLENDALE — Cienega High School might look like a ghost town this afternoon.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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High school basketball: Bibby's son, Shadow Mountain eliminates Salpointe

GLENDALE – Salpointe Catholic boys basketball coach Brian Holstrom saw plenty of film to prove Phoenix Shadow Mountain could come to life at any time.

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High school state basketball playoffs: Cienega girls move into quarterfinals

The aggressive press from the No. 3-seeded Cienega girls basketball team eventually wore down No. 19 Scottsdale Notre Dame Prep, helping the B…

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Desert Christian riding winning streak, strong chemistry into playoffs

Last spring, Zach Malis played a big role in Desert Christian winning its first baseball state championship.

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High school boys basketball: Jensen key down the stretch in road win for Nighthawks

Ironwood Ridge’s boys basketball team had to travel farther than any other Southern Arizona squad playing in the first round of the Division I…

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Cholla avenges loss, never trails in home rout of Dorados

Cholla avenges loss, never trails in home rout of Dorados

Over the last two seasons, the Cholla boys basketball team has lost just two games on its home court.

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Trio has Titans back in the playoffs, ready to make a point

As a freshman, Derek Wilson got a taste of the playoffs, scoring five points in Palo Verde’s second-round blowout loss to eventual champion Am…

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Arizona men's basketball: Miller says bench will get more playing time

Arizona men's basketball: Miller says bench will get more playing time

After forward Brandon Ashley was lost for the season on Feb. 1, the Arizona Wildcats figured one way to make up the difference.

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High school boys basketball: Cholla on facing Salpointe: 'It's not going to be a walk in the park'

High school boys basketball: Cholla on facing Salpointe: 'It's not going to be a walk in the park'

Cholla coach Masai Dean did not see Salpointe Catholic’s 14-point win over Sahuaro at McKale Center two weeks ago in the MLK Classic.

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High school girls basketball: Stallworths leading Palo Verde's resurgence

High school girls basketball: Stallworths leading Palo Verde's resurgence

Leon Stallworth left his job as a boys basketball coach last year so he could watch his daughter play.

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Dunlap's 20 points helps Willcox beat Benson

Dunlap's 20 points helps Willcox beat Benson

With the lights at their brightest and a talented Benson side making a late charge, the pressure was on for the Willcox boys basketball team a…

January 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Flowing Wells girls hold off Tucson

Flowing Wells girls hold off Tucson

Heading into Saturday night’s MLK Classic game, Flowing Wells and Tucson High had been going in different directions.

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Sahuaro's Renfro grows into one of city's best

Sahuaro's Renfro grows into one of city's best

Two years ago, Nate Renfro was a 5-foot-9-inch point guard on Sahuaro’s freshman boys basketball team.

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Was ‘Hoegie’ the city’s best? Decades later, legend lives on

Was ‘Hoegie’ the city’s best? Decades later, legend lives on

PASADENA, Calif. — It’s a sporadically overcast midsummer afternoon in Southern California, and the man who may have been the best high school…

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Inclan scores 23, leads Blue Devils to narrow victory

Inclan scores 23, leads Blue Devils to narrow victory

Sunnyside’s boys basketball team has struggled in close games all season, but Wednesday night, in another tight battle, the Blue Devils finall…

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I-Ridge pulls away from Buena, led by 6-8 Lightfoot

I-Ridge pulls away from Buena, led by 6-8 Lightfoot

A night after falling at Sahuaro, the Ironwood Ridge boys basketball team rebounded behind the inside presence of center Mitch Lightfoot and a…

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Senior-laden Foothills tries to break through

Senior-laden Foothills tries to break through

Doug D’Amore hasn’t been at Catalina Foothills more than six months, but he knows all about what has happened with the boys basketball team in…

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High school girls basketball: Flowing Wells searching for replacments

High school girls basketball: Flowing Wells searching for replacments

In his eighth year as the Flowing Wells girls basketball coach, Michael Perkins may be facing his toughest challenge yet.

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High school basketball: Foothills duo has eyes for Ivy

High school basketball: Foothills duo has eyes for Ivy

LAS VEGAS - Like hundreds of travel-ball players all over Southern Nevada this weekend, Tucson's Austin Nehls and Chaz Mack are thinking ahead…

July 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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High school Boys basketball: D'Amore loves opportunity

High school Boys basketball: D'Amore loves opportunity

Doug D'Amore proved throughout a standout basketball career that he can score.

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High school basketball: Pollins, new Tucson High coach, hints dynasty

High school basketball: Pollins, new Tucson High coach, hints dynasty

Kevin Pollins has always considered Tucson High's basketball program a sleeping giant.

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Gaona in the Game: Lancers fire longtime volleyball coach

Gaona in the Game: Lancers fire longtime volleyball coach

Salpointe Catholic's Amy Johnson was one of the top volleyball coaches in Southern Arizona and possibly in the state, but Wednesday, she was u…

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