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Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2008 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:03 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

For the June 11, 2008, issue.


Wednesday, June 11

• Learn to swim! Register now through June 13 for Oro Valley’s next spate of swim lessons June 16 through 27. Details: $20 per session; for more information, call 229-5050, or go online to

Thursday, June 12

• Register kids ages 6 to 12 for the Arizona Diamondbacks Training Centers’ youth baseball camp June 23-27. Details: 8 to 11 a.m; $150 fee buys 15 hours of instruction, plus hat, T-shirt and instructional DVD; for more information, call (800) 821-7152, or go online to

Friday, June 13

• Tarantulas, scorpions and centipedes tend to get a bad rap. Learn how they’ve adapted to desert life during an indoor presentation, followed by an evening nature walk. Bring a flashlight! Details: 7 to 9 p.m., Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; free for all ages; for more information, or to make reservations, call 615-7855 or e-mail

Saturday, June 14

• Register now for the first-ever Colossal Cave Mountain Park 5K Road Race on June 14, which will benefit the CCC Museum. The race features mountain views, starting at La Posta Quemada Ranch and winding through the Sonoran Desert. Details: Fees range between $30-$35, with awards afterward; for more information, go online to

• Lend a hand to the Special Olympics of Arizona and register for the Marana Police Department’s seventh-annual Scramble for Special Olympics golf tournament. The June 14 four-man, shotgun-start scramble features carts, grub and awards. Sponsorships still available. Details: 7:30 a.m.; Omni Tucson National Golf Resort; for more information, call 471-0304.

• Learn to track and spot wildlife, along with their nests and burrows during an interactive discovery program. Participants get to make their own animal tracks book. Details: 8 to 9:30 a.m.; Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; free for all ages; for more information, call 615-7855 or e-mail

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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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