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Posted: Tuesday, July 1, 2008 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:02 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

A few key matchups are on tap for the week. Don’t miss these — in person or on your television.

1 Come out and see baseball played for the love of sport, as Little League All-Star tourneys showcase young sluggers throughout the week. For league schedules and locations of CDO, Coronado, Coronado Ranch, Marana and Thornydale games, log onto http://www.eteamz.com/cdoll/, http://www.coronadoll.org/, www.crll.org, http://www.eteamz.com/maranaLL/, www.thornydalell.org.

2 As of deadline, the .500 Arizona Diamondbacks lounge atop the NL West. Far below and sliding, the San Diego Padres cross the desert to provide padding for the Snakes’ rudderless lead. The pillow fight of first- and last-place teams goes live Friday, July 4, on FoxSports AZ at 6:30 p.m.

3 Last year, Accenture ops guru Stephen Nutt accepted the setup nod for the inaugural Tiger-hosted AT&T National. Neither will attend the $6 million event this year, but seventh-ranked Steve Stricker leads the list of golfers committed. First-round coverage begins Thursday, July 3, at 5:30 p.m. on the Golf Channel.

4 The favorite 104-octane gasoline blend of stock car racing costs $6.75 per gallon — but fuel sponsors give the stuff away to racers. At least NASCAR found pushers with sympathy. Tune in for Daytona’s Coke Zero 400, Saturday, July 5, at 5 p.m. on TNT, and be glad you don’t have to drive there.

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HS Schedule

Tuesday, September 16

Boys Golf (@ 3 p.m.)

Buena, Cienega at Marana

Mountain View, Ironwood Ridge, Catalina at Amphi (Silverbell GC)

Catalina Foothills, Pueblo, Sahuarita at Sahuaro

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

Mountain View at Rio Rico

Ironwood Ridge at Glendale Ironwood

Swimming (@4 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge, Sahuarita at Desert Christian

Wednesday, September 17

Girls Golf (@ 3 p.m.)

Rincon at CDO

Ironwood Ridge, Desert View at Flowing Wells (Silverbell)

Cross Country (@4:30)

Salpointe at Catalina Foothills

Palo Verde, Nogales at Marana

Rincon, St. Gregory at CDO

Sahuarita, Pueblo, Pusch Ridge at Desert View

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

Empire at Marana (4:30, 5:30, 6:30)

CDO at Queen Creek

Cienega at Mountain View

Sahuaro at Catalina Foothills

Walden Grove at Pusch Ridge

Thursday, September 18

Girls Golf

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Boys Golf

Sahuaro and Salpointe at Ironwood Ridge

CDO, Rincon, Sunnyside at Tucson High

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

Marana at Sahuarita

Ironwood Ridge at Sahuaro (4:30, 5:30, 6:30)

Catalina Foothills at Rincon

Pusch Ridge at San Manuel

Swimming (4 p.m.)

Marana vs. Tucson at Quincy Douglas Pool

Cienega at Marana

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Amphi

Catalina Foothills at Sahuaro

Freshman Football (all games at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Flowing Wells at Marana (4 p.m.)

Desert View at Mountain View

Cienega at CDO

Ironwood Ridge at Buena

Catalina Foothills at Sahuarita

JV Football (all games at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Amphi at Marana

Santa Cruz Valley at Pusch Ridge

Mountain View at Desert View

CDO at Cienega

Buena at Ironwood Ridge

Sahuarita at Catalina Foothills

Friday, September 19

Boys Golf

Catalina Foothills, Ironwood Ridge, CDO, at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Cross Country

Mountain View, Ironwood Ridge at Mt. Carmel Invitational (San Diego, CA)

Girls Volleyball

CDO at Westwood Tournament of Champions

Football (@7 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge at Santa Cruz Valley

Catalina at Marana

Desert Vista at Mountain View

Ironwood Ridge at Buena

Cienega at CDO

Catalina Foothills at Sahuarita

Saturday, September 20

Boys Golf

Catalina Foothills, Ironwood Ridge, CDO, at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Cross Country

Marana at Old Pueblo Invite(Lincoln Park)

Mountain View at San Diego

Catalina Foothills, CDO at Ojo Rojo (Chandler, AZ)

Swimming

Marana at Wolves Classic (Chandler High)

Girls Volleyball

CDO at Westwood Tournament of Champions

 

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