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Three Mountain View football players have been held out of action while the Arizona Interscholastic Association continues to investigate allegations of improper conduct. The case was discussed during an executive session of the regularly scheduled AIA meeting last week.
Arizona volleyball senior outside hitter Madi Kingdon has been named one of 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award, given annually to the sport’s top senior both on and off the court, the institution announced Tuesday.
The story of the week in high school sports was the return of Bridgett Doucet. The CDO senior cross country runner finished second in the state two years ago, but missed all of last season dealing with an illness. She did come back for the track season, but she served notice at least week’s Northwest Showdown that she was all the way back and a real contender for a state championship.
Canyon Del Oro earned a big road win up in the Phoenix area, beating Agua Fria 48-26 and set up a huge match-up with Ironwood Ridge next week.
Pusch Ridge Player of the Game
Canyon Del Oro is expected to announce the hiring of a new softball coach sometime next week.
Three Ironwood Ridge seniors were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association 2014 Under Armour Watch List.
Northwest High School Athletics Schedule for the Week of August 25-30
Whenever a high school sports program gets an influx of transfers it raises red flags. That appears to be the case with the Mountain View football program. The school is being investigated for a potential recruiting violation and the Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Board will be briefed during their meeting on Monday.
(BPT) - Contrary to what most people believe about being active, it’s not only about how many times you visit your health club each week or even what you do when you’re there. Instead, you must understand how your body responds to a variety of workout intensities and train your body to be metabolically flexible while using fat and carbohydrates at the right times during exercise. Teaching your body how to use these fuels at the right times during exercise helps get the most out of your exercise program, thus working smarter rather than harder.
Rising senior Alex McMahon won the 90th Arizona State Amateur Championship Saturday morning at Desert Highlands Golf Club.
The University of Arizona Wildcats soccer team began the 2014 campaign on Wednesday, one face that was happier than most for the start of the season and for the daily two-a-day sessions was sophomore Paige Crouch.
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(NAPSI)—There’s good news for those who get a kick out of soccer and are trying out for a team in the near future. Taking a few practical steps before the tryout can help them stand out on the field and make the most of their opportunity.
Former Mountain View and University of Arizona standout swimmer Lacey Nymeyer John was inducted into the Pima County Sports Hall of Fame earlier this week. She was one of 14 inducted in the class of 2014.
Three days a week you will find Andy Morales at Rio Vista Elementary School. On the surface this would not seem like much of a big deal, after all he is the school’s physical education teacher, but Morales does not have any classes to teach. Technically, Morales is on summer vacation, but still comes out those three days a week to tend to various projects he has going on.
(StatePoint) For many kids, playing sports is an important part of growing up, and that’s a good thing. Sports are a great way for children and adolescents to develop lifelong exercise habits, build relationships, and learn teamwork.
The last few weeks of Emily Gerard’s high school track career were a roller coaster of emotions. From thinking her prep career was done to winning a state title, the Catalina Foothills High School graduate went through it all.
Former Pusch Ridge and recent Northwest Nazarene graduate Aaron Vaughn has agreed to a free agent contract with the Gulf Coast League Astros, the Rookie League affiliate of the Houston Astros. He reported to Kissimmee, Florida to sign start his professional career earlier this week.
It has been a busy few weeks for the Arizona football team. Over the past 13 days the team has added five verbal commitments.
It is safe to say that Canyon Del Oro’s Sammy Nettling maximized her high school experience. The recent graduate was a three-sport standout, graduated near the top of her class and if that was not enough she worked hard to raise money for charity.
(BPT) - The school year has ended and kids are more excited than ever to get outside and play. However, as the days grow longer and summer boredom sets in, it’s easy to become uninspired during playtime and it’s tempting for families to turn to DVDs and video games as entertainment.
Marana High School will have two new basketball coaches next fall. Girls coach Sarah Whaley confirmed on Sunday that she has stepped down as coach to take a new position at the high school.
University of Arizona baseball player Scott Kingery has been named a semifinalist for the Gregg Olson Award, an honor to be presented to college baseball’s breakout player of the year. The annual award is given to a top amateur baseball player who elevates his game to an elite level throughout the season.
Last week, more than 700 Marana and Mountain View students started a new chapter in their lives.