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Posted: Wednesday, August 6, 2008 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:03 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

A listing of sports and recreation events in the area.

Wednesday, Aug. 6

• Ladies can register now for the upcoming season of Marana’s first professional women’s football team — The Marana SheDevils! Sign up at Foothills Mall’s SportsZone location for September tryouts, or call 449-3086 for more information.

• Nature journaling is a fun way to embrace the natural world while honing your own creativity. Bring pencil and paper to write and sketch the Sonoran Desert around you. Details: 2 to 4 p.m.; Abbett-Wheeler Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive; free for ages 12 and older; for more information, call 615-7855 or e-mail eeducation@pima.gov.

Friday, Aug. 8

• Discover the mysteries of the monsoon. Learn why some plants can resurrect after rains and animals like toads and tarantulas get active during storms. The indoor program concludes with a first-hand nature walk. Details: 7 to 9 p.m; Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; free for all ages; for more information or to RSVP, call 615-7855 or e-mail eeducation@pima.gov.

Saturday, Aug. 9

• Help your dogs enjoy their days with positive, no-force dog obedience classes. Small classes allow individual attention, but a minimum five dogs are necessary to schedule classes. No choke collars, please. Details: 9:30 a.m.; Oro Valley James D. Kriegh Park, 23 W. Calle Concordia; $160 for eight weeks; for more information, call 229-5050.

Sunday, Aug. 10

• Members of the Oro Valley Mixed Doubles Tennis Group seek a few good backhands. Details: 7:30 a.m.; $5 ball fee every 10 weeks; Ironwood Ridge High School tennis courts, 2475 W. Naranja Drive; for more information, call 575-0829.

Tuesday, Aug. 12

• Nighttime’s the right time for a desert stroll. Join the Oro Valley Night Walkers for a healthy social stroll — and earn a free T-shirt after six weeks! Details: 6 p.m.; All About Running and Walking, 12112 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd., Suite A130; free for all ages; for more information, call 229-5050.

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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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