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CDO wins state title

CDO wins state title

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CDO beat Tucson High 3-1 to claim the Division II State Baseball Championship on Tuesday night at Tempe Diablo Stadium.

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We Say: A tough goodbye

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About two months ago, I announced  I would be leaving my position here at Tucson Local Media. Well, that time has come, and as the saying goes…

Education battle heading to court

Education battle heading to court

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The Legislature has done its damage and gone home for the year, but there’s still some life left in the old Capitol these days. Diane Douglas,…

Construction on splash pad under way

Construction on splash pad under way

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Construction on an exciting community amenity recently started in North Marana. Splash pad work is under way and our residents and visitors wi…

We Say: To continue to have

We Say: To continue to have

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Such the Spot - My daughter wants her own cell phone

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My daughter wants her own cell phone. She’s in sixth grade. My husband and I have decided our kids aren’t getting phones until high school. Mo…

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Sports update Dorado softball sees season end in extra innings

Sports update Dorado softball sees season end in extra innings

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Last year, the Canyon del Oro softball team advanced to the state title game through the elimination bracket. This year, the Dorados came up t…

CDO advances to state title game

CDO advances to state title game

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With their 8-5 win over Tucson High, the Canyon Del Oro baseball team advanced to their first state championship game since the 2009 season.

CDO softball eliminated

CDO softball eliminated

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No. 9 Sunrise Mountain and No. 7 Tucson Canyon del Oro went eight innings in a battle for survival between Arizona softball royalty Wednesday …

Lacrosse finding its niche in the northwest

Lacrosse finding its niche in the northwest

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Lacrosse is still primarily a sport that is played in the northeast, but it is slowly gaining a foothold in other parts of the country. Southe…

The Dorado boys and girls still alive on the diamond

The Dorado boys and girls still alive on the diamond

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The Canyon Del Oro baseball team is one game away from the state title game. The Dorados swept through the playoffs, winning their first three…

CDO survives slugfest

CDO survives slugfest

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The Canyon Del Oro baseball team is one game away from the state title game. The Dorados have swept through the playoffs, winning their first …

Foothills boys win state tennis title

Foothills boys win state tennis title

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The Catalina Foothills Boys tennis team won the Division II team tennis state championship with a 5-0 win over Salpointe.

Five northwest track athletes win state titles

Five northwest track athletes win state titles

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Five area track and field athletes won individual state championships last week in Mesa.

Big inning dooms CDO

Big inning dooms CDO

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Three bad innings spelled doom for the Canyon Del Oro softball team in their 12-4 loss to Salpointe in the third round of the Division II stat…

CDO holds of Foothills to advance

CDO holds of Foothills to advance

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CDO, IRHS to meet in first round of volleyball tourney

CDO, IRHS to meet in first round of volleyball tourney

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Tigers hope recent success is the new norm

Tigers hope recent success is the new norm

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The Marana baseball team returned to the postseason for the first time in 17 years. For many programs, just making the playoffs might be enoug…

Dorados and Falcons advance, will meet on Weds.

Dorados and Falcons advance, will meet on Weds.

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Two area baseball teams will meet Wednesday in Maryvale in the third round of the Division II State Baseball Tournament. No. 3 Canyon Del Oro …

CDO tops Verrado, Ironwood Ridge falls

CDO tops Verrado, Ironwood Ridge falls

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The CDO softball team rallied from a 2-1 deficit to beat Verrado High School 7-2 on Tuesday and advance to the quarter-finals of the Division …

Early walks doom Marana

Early walks doom Marana

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Walks kill pitchers in every aspect of the game, but this is especially true in a state tournament game.

Sports update: Foothills wins doubles titles, spring playoff teams advance

Sports update: Foothills wins doubles titles, spring playoff teams advance

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Catalina Foothills tennis won both the girls and boys Division II Doubles Championships over the weekend. 

State softball update

State softball update

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Three area teams qualified for the Division II state softball playoffs, but only one played on the opening weekend. Mountain View was the No. …

State baseball update

State baseball update

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Ironwood Ridge beat Arcadia 3-0 in the first round of the Division II state baseball championships and will face rival CDO in the second round.

Falcons win boys and girls doubles titles

Falcons win boys and girls doubles titles

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Catalina Foothills won both the girls and boys Division II Doubles Championships over the weekend.

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