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Ravens sweep Tigers

Ravens sweep Tigers

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The Marana girls volleyball team fell 3-0 to Empire on Monday night.

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Hard punishment to take

Hard punishment to take

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It’s been interesting over the last week to see the discussion and debate over spanking our children. The debate started after the NFL’s star …

The result of 20 years of leadership in Pima County

The result of 20 years of leadership in Pima County

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In her recent opinion column to The Explorer, District 3 Supervisor Sharon Bronson failed to address the accomplishments of her almost 20 year…

Marana Town Talk: The Marana Harvest Festival is coming in October

Marana Town Talk: The Marana Harvest Festival is coming in October

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Fall has finally arrived, bringing with it a season of festivals and outdoor activities that most of us have eagerly anticipated all summer.

Such the Spot - My daughter got inked

Such the Spot - My daughter got inked

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Recently, my young adult daughter texted me a picture of a tattoo so new that it was still red and puffy around the edges. The tattoo had been…

Pima County Health: Watch for the signs, seek help for depression

Pima County Health: Watch for the signs, seek help for depression

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Once again we share in the sadness of losing one of our most beloved entertainers, Robin Williams. He was someone I grew up seeing on televisi…

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    Oro Valley mothers to host blood drive for childhood cancer awareness

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    AIA rules against Mountain View

    The Arizona Interscholastic Association has ruled against the Mountain View High School football program after a special session of the AIA executive board. Mountain View was deemed to have committed two violations stemming from the enrollment of three former Tucson High players.

  • The result of 20 years of leadership in Pima County

    The result of 20 years of leadership in Pima County

    In her recent opinion column to The Explorer, District 3 Supervisor Sharon Bronson failed to address the accomplishments of her almost 20 year tenure as a Pima County Supervisor. Meanwhile, she suggested the condition of our roads is the fault of a Supervisor in office less than 2 years. While this clearly demonstrates Bronson’s unwillingness to take responsibility, the board majority’s lack of vision and urgency regarding road repairs for the past two decades is certainly no secret to the rest of us.

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    Breakers Water Park Brings Oktoberfest to Marana

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    Red light cameras watching you in City of Tucson

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  • Marana graduate beats the odds, comes back from injury

    Marana graduate beats the odds, comes back from injury

    Blood dripped from his face and lacerations covered his arms. Dallin Wengert lay unconscious as his body jerked around in a fit of seizures. Amy Wengert sat by her husband in the helicopter praying – praying that he would live.

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    A look ahead – Propositions set for General Election

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    Now is the time to spray for buffelgrass and fountain grass

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    Marana Police Reports

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CDO golfer has memorable weekend at Pebble Beach

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CDO golfer Chris Meyers had a memorable weekend, winning a tournament on his final shot on one of golf’s most famous holes.

Weekly Sports Schedule 09/29-10/04

Weekly Sports Schedule 09/29-10/04

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Monday, September 29

Boys golf rankings 9/29

Boys golf rankings 9/29

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The current Boys Golf Rankings for 9/29/14 as calculated by CDO boys golf coach John Farbarik.  Prior week email rankings are below.  Many boy…

Defense keys Marana win

Defense keys Marana win

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Marana struggled to find their offense, but used a big defensive stand to escape with a 14-13 road win over winless Cholla on Friday night.

Big plays lead the Falcons

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Big plays were the norm in Catalina Foothills’ 70-13 win over Empire. The Falcons and Ravens combined for seven scores of 35 yards or more and…

Strong second half propels CDO

Strong second half propels CDO

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CDO survived a slow start to beat Desert View 45-7 on Friday night. The Dorados scored 35 second half points, pulling away from the host Jaguars.

Pusch Ridge rolls

Pusch Ridge rolls

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Pusch Ridge wasted no time jumping out to a big lead and cruised to an easy 48-0 win over an overmatched Baboquivari team on Friday night.

DKC Arizona Prep Media/Computer Football Rankings

DKC Arizona Prep Media/Computer Football Rankings

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Three Northwest area teams are ranked this week and all three are from Oro Valley. Ironwood Ridge remains the No. 5 team in DII, while CDO’s l…

Cats Take Down Devils in Thriller at McKale

Cats Take Down Devils in Thriller at McKale

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In front of 3,547 fans at McKale Center on Wednesday night, 18th-ranked Arizona volleyball defeated No. 19 Arizona State in a dramatic five-s…

After another delay, Dorados lose late

After another delay, Dorados lose late

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For the second straight week the Canyon Del Oro football team lost a game in the final moments, while also having to deal with a strange delay…

Nighthawks serve notice

Nighthawks serve notice

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After losing their first game of the season, the Ironwood Ridge football team has now rattled off four straight wins and are serving notice th…

AIA rules against Mountain View

AIA rules against Mountain View

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The Arizona Interscholastic Association has ruled against the Mountain View High School football program after a special session of the AIA ex…

Pima men and women's soccer scores

Pima men and women's soccer scores

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The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (7-2-1, 7-2-1 in ACCAC conference) opened its lead in the second half and shut out Gate…

Resolution soon for MV football players

Resolution soon for MV football players

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The Mountain View football program hopes to have a resolution one way or another regarding the eligibility of three varsity football players b…

Falcons fall, Lions win on the road

Falcons fall, Lions win on the road

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Sahuarita improved to 5-0, beating Catalina Foothills 38-28 on Friday night. The Falcons are now 2-2 after the loss.

Pima sports results

Pima sports results

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The Pima Community College cross country teams competed in the Dave Murray Invitational hosted by the University of Arizona on Friday…

Big third quarter propels Mountain Lions

Big third quarter propels Mountain Lions

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Mountain View used a big third quarter to beat visiting Desert Vista from the Phoenix area 44-20. The Mountain Lions scored 21 in the quarter …

Marana dominates Catalina

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Marana quarterback Connor Leavens was involved in four touchdowns, two passing and two running as they beat Catalina 52-2 and evened their rec…

Nighthawks cruise to easy win

Nighthawks cruise to easy win

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The Nighthawks rushed for 328 yards in their 53-16 win over Buena on Friday night in a game that was never in doubt.

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