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Posted: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 8:11 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

CDO in field for 15th annual Salpointe tip

Salpointe Catholic hosts its 15th annual Salpointe Tipoff Classic during Thanksgiving week, with 16 boys basketball teams testing themselves in season-opening competition.

This year’s tourney features there defending state champions and a state runner-up.

Canyon Del Oro represents the Northwest in the field, competing with the host school, Amphi, Rincon, Buena, Palo Verde, Sabino and Cienega from greater Tucson in round-robin pool play this Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 22-24.

At the same time, Chandler hosts pool play among Phoenix schools North, Central, Scottsdale Saguaro, Desert Vista, Red Mountain, McClintock and Gilbert Christian.

From pool results, a bracketed tournament is being held at Salpointe Friday and Saturday, Nov. 26 and 27.

The website is www.tinyurl.com/salpointetipoff.

Tix on sale for Match Play at Ritz Feb. 21-27

Tickets are on sale for the 2011 World Golf Championships / Accenture Match Play Championship, to be held Feb. 21-27 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain in Marana.

The world’s top 64 golfers compete for the championship on the Jack Nicklaus-designed course in the foothills of the Tortolita Mountains.

Package and general admission tickets are available now. General admission day packages range from $25 to $45 in advance, and are $10 higher at the gate. Monday-Sunday packages are $125 per person in advance.

Walter Hagen Club and Canyon Club weekly packages are on sale as well.

Match Play offers youth and military ticket discounts. All proceeds benefit the charities of the Tucson Conquistadores.

For hospitality and tournament information, visit worldgolfchampionships.com or call 571-0400.

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HS Schedule

Tuesday, September 30

Boys Golf (3 p.m.)

Mountain View at Haven Golf Course

Ironwood Ridge, Buena, Catalina at Rincon (Dell Urich)

Girls Volleyball (4, 5, 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Marana at CDO

Maricopa at Mountain View

Ironwood Ridge at Vista Grande

Poston Butte at Catalina Foothills

San Miguel at Pusch Ridge

Freshman Football (6 p.m.)

Maricopa at Marana

Wednesday, October 1

Girls Golf (3 p.m.)

Mountain View vs. Ironwood Ridge (Omnu Tucson National)

CDO, Sunnyside at Flowing Wells (Silverbell)

Sabino at Catalina Foothills

Cross Country (4:30 p.m.)

Ironwood Ridge, Sahuarita at Flowing Wells (Columbus Park)

Marana, St. Gregory at Catalina Foothills

Girls Volleyball (4, 5, 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

CDO at Ironwood Ridge

Freshman Football (6 p.m.)

Mountain View at Salpointe

Catalina Foothills at CDO

JV Football (6.p.m.)

Marana at Maricopa

Salpointe at Mountain View

CDO at Catalina Foothills

Thursday, October 2

Swimming (4 p.m.)

Mountain View, St. Gregory’s, Pusch Ridge at Marana

Girls Volleyball (4, 5, 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Mountain View at Poston Butte

Catalina Foothills at Flowing Wells

Pusch Ridge at Willcox

Varsity Football (7p.m.)

Maricopa at Marana

Mountain View at Salpointe

Catalina Foothills @ CDO

Ironwood Ridge at Rincon

Friday, October 3

Boys Golf (all day)

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Santa Rita/Flowing Wells Invitational

Girls Vollyeball (all day)

CDO, Catalina Foothills at Falcon Invitational

Cross Country

Catalina Foothills, CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Desert Twilight Festival

Varsity Footbal (7 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge at San Tan Valley

Saturday, October 4

Boys Golf (all day)

CDO at Santa Rita/Flowing Wells Invitational

Swimming (all day)

Catalina Foothills, CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Brophy/Xavier Swim Invitational

Girls Volleyball (4 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge at Desert Christian

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