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Doucet selects school

Doucet selects school

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Less than two weeks after winning a state championship CDO cross country runner Bridgette Doucet has made her college selection. She will run for Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Politics aside – A parent’s view of Common Core

Politics aside – A parent’s view of Common Core

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Over the last two years, there has been a lot of talk about Common Core standards being adopted for Arizona students. Since last year, Common …

Development of our youth - It’s not just the school’s job

Development of our youth - It’s not just the school’s job

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A little over a year ago, I wrote an article for The Explorer entitled: “In OV, we’re proud of our young people, and we want them to know it.”…

It’s common sense –  We need to raise money

It’s common sense – We need to raise money

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I am a tax-and-spend liberal. I know I’m supposed to whisper that apologetically, and maybe add that I’m in a 12-step program to curb my dange…

How and why ignition switches fail

How and why ignition switches fail

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Hundreds of thousands of vehicles have been recalled in recent months for faulty ignition switches.

The Loft Cinema Presents: Paul Thomas Anderson Films

The Loft Cinema Presents: Paul Thomas Anderson Films

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The Loft Cinema continues its monthly celebration of writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson’s exceptional film resume, giving local Tucson resid…

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Former MV star scores 20 in win

Former MV star scores 20 in win

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Preseason Tournaments

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The winter sports season begins next week with a number of pre-season holiday tournaments. Here is a list of the tournaments that will feature…

Meyers signs with Stanford to cap a crazy two weeks

Meyers signs with Stanford to cap a crazy two weeks

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When Canyon Del Oro senior golfer Chris Meyers signed a national Letter of Intent to accept a golf scholarship from Stanford, he completed a l…

Running the marathon – Doucet beats anorexia, wins state championship

Running the marathon – Doucet beats anorexia, wins state championship

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Canyon Del Oro High School senior Bridget Doucet finished her final season in cross country on top of the podium, winning the Division II Stat…

Local high school athletes sign on

Local high school athletes sign on

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A large number of local northwest area athletes will continue their athletic careers at the college level. In total 21 area high school athlet…

Five Nighthawks sign LOIs

Five Nighthawks sign LOIs

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Wednesday morning was the last day of the early signing period for high school athletes to sign National Letters of Intent with four-year NCAA…

First-round pick Murphy establishing himself as Coyotes’ defenseman

First-round pick Murphy establishing himself as Coyotes’ defenseman

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After spending much of last season with the Arizona Coyotes, defenseman Connor Murphy said he wanted there to be no doubt that he deserved to …

For some ASU athletes, challenges include honors requirements

For some ASU athletes, challenges include honors requirements

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Sai Tummala, a junior forward on the Arizona State men’s basketball team, is taking on greater challenges than most student athletes.

Next man up: Arians confident backup Stanton can take Cards from here

Next man up: Arians confident backup Stanton can take Cards from here

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In a season marked by injuries and the loss of a key player to suspension, Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians has preached “next man up…

Casey Skowron Earns League Honors

Casey Skowron Earns League Honors

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TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona football redshirt junior kicker Casey Skowron is the Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week, it was announced by the…

Former Mountain Lion earns awards

Former Mountain Lion earns awards

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Former Mountain View girls soccer standout Justene Kesterson was named the PacWest Conference’s Newcomer of the Year, as well as being named a…

Local baseball players sign to play for New Mexico State University

Local baseball players sign to play for New Mexico State University

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Sophomore infielders Trey Stine (Ironwood Ridge HS) and Brandon Burke (Canyon del Oro HS) signed and will play for New Mexico State University…

Nighthawks fall in final

Nighthawks fall in final

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Ironwood Ridge fell 3-1 to Sunnyslope in the Division II state championship game on Wednesday night. For the Vikings it is their seventh state title.

Local athletes sign college LOIs

Local athletes sign college LOIs

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A number of Northwest area athletes have committed to play their sports at the college level. Wednesday was the first day they could sign Lett…

Dorados down the Vipers

Dorados down the Vipers

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Verrado took an early 7-0 lead but from there on out it was all Canyon Del Oro in their 38-21 win over the Vipers in the first round of the Di…

High School sports recap

High School sports recap

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CDO’s Bridgette Doucet won the individual and Catalina Foothills won the girls team Division II state Cross Country championship on Saturday. 

Local talent in short supply on state’s NCAA women’s hoop teams

Local talent in short supply on state’s NCAA women’s hoop teams

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Arizona State women’s basketball coach Charli Turner Thorne said she sees plenty of advantages to recruiting locally, starting with players ha…

Marana sixth grader competes at combine

Marana sixth grader competes at combine

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Isaiah Roebuck, a sixth grader at Twin Peaks Elementary School, was one of thirty students in the state of Arizona to be selected to participa…

Meyers wins Durrenberger Award

Meyers wins Durrenberger Award

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The winner of this year's Gary P. Durrenberger Award for the Southern Arizona boys golfer with the lowest stroke average (all stroke play comp…

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